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Pesto Cafe

1830 N College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72703-2607
+1 479-582-3330
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“caesar salad” (18 reviews)
“cannelloni” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1830 N College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72703-2607
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting my daughter who is a U of A student. We had a very busy day & wanted to try the Pesto Cafe for dinner. We were exhausted so opted for takeout. The receptionist was very friendly & helpful. Our order was processed...More

Thank cathy j
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Love Pesto Cafe! I have been eating here for many years and it is always wonderful! If you are looking for great Italian food with a casual atmosphere you definitely will not be disappointed.

Thank LMT72632
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I just love this place. I only get there about once a year, but it's always delicious and with excellent service. The food is top notch, staff fabulous, and comfortable ambiance. Always one of my faves for really good Italian food!

Thank Massdane
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Everything we had at pesto Café was delicious, from the bread and dip starter to the pizza to the syrah to the pasta! The service was efficient and friendly, the weeknight music was fun, and the food was just terrific! We highly recommend!

Thank ajlevine
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Great atmosphere, Awesome staff, and fabulous food. A hip little Italian restaurant. Italian with a twist. Top of the list on flavor, price, and vibes! A must!

Thank Jamie E
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a good restaurant in a quaint location. It's in the "lobby " of a seventies type motel. The wine is just average but the portions are large. You should order family style if possible. We. Had pizza and really enjoyed the standard Caesar...More

Thank amy c
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Loved my meal!! Very good service. We had a big group and even though we didn't have a reservation (they don't take reservations) we hardly had to wait and the restaurant was packed. My husband didn't like his Ravioli but most of us liked our...More

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Pesto Cafe just might be a place that only locals can love. After all, we're used to the hippie vibe. Or maybe a takeout order is the way to go. Whatever you do, be sure to savor every bite. This is some delicious, hearty Italian...More

Thank Gigilua
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a local fave and one of the best hole-in-wall restaurants in town. Don't let the fact that it's located in a motel parking lot scare you - it adds to the charm. I think it's the most honest Italian food in NWA if...More

Thank coymichelle
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Probably our third time here. Comfortably eclectic, listening to good jazz right now. We love the "pizzas" all fresh ingredients. I had Amy's Amazing Aphrodisiac, delicious veggies . Scott had Mara's magical Make, which is like mine but with pepperoni and pine nuts. The pizzas...More

Thank ACscubadiver
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1830 N College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72703-2607
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Fayetteville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-582-3330
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