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Whole Hog Cafe

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5107 Warden Rd, North Little Rock, AR 72116-7015
+1 501-753-9227
10:30 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Benton, Arkansas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have eaten twice here recently. Both times I ordered the pulled pork plate with slaw and potato salad. The portions were plentiful and I brought half of it home for another meal. The prices are very affordable and they have beer and wine, if desired.

Thank Jerri1947
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm in Little Rock for work and a coworker suggested I try Whole Hog before I leave. I stopped by and ordered the combo plate. The food was great and they have a wide range of BBQ sauces to choose from. I will definitely be going back before I leave.

1 Thank Dustin R
Little Rock, Arkansas
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529 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I remember when there was only one small location on Cantrell road. Now Whole Hog has grown into a multi state chain - but they haven't lost that flavor and the ribs are as good as ever!! Fast service too. The main sides are beans, slaw and potato salad all are very very good!! You can't wrong with Whole Hog!!

1 Thank Jon M
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291 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here at the recommendation of my buddy who told me this was the place in north Little Rock. I had the platter and an ice tea for just over 20 bucks and it was excellent and way more then I could eat. Trust me when I say this is the place for BBQ in North Little Rock

Thank Roger47993
Mountain View, California
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our go to BBQ joint. Nothing fancy, just good stuff. Portions are substantial and flavor is there. they have a variety of sauces to try. I love it.

1 Thank curtisrae2016
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love their BBQ as it is the closest I've found to Memphis style BBQ outside of Memphis. They also make amazing potato salad. I visit here every time I come to town for work. The service is fast casual, but the staff keep everything well stocked and dirty tables are cleaned quickly.

1 Thank 360Trvlr1980
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The food is great. The place is clean and the servers very nice. We also get their carry out quite often.

Thank archermon74
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I went with co-workers for an early dinner, about 4:30 PM on a Thursday. We had 6 people in our group, and there was only one other couple in the restaurant at the time. It took a while for our food to be ready, and my ribs were lukewarm to cool. Everything tasted good, and there was certainly enough food,... More 

Thank tdpitts
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Can't go wrong with dinner at Whole Hog. It's good, solid (typical) Arkansas BBQ. Like many chain restaurants it doesn't have much flare and cab be a little boring, but everything tastes good and serving size is ample.

Thank Sara C
Charleston, West Virginia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Met a group from work here for dinner. Plenty of space. Great service. Excellent meat! Would definitely recommend.

Thank JamieHAguilar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5107 Warden Rd, North Little Rock, AR 72116-7015
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  North Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-753-9227
Whole Hog Cafe North Little Rock features excellent pork, beef and chicken barbecue and pecan wood smoked ribs that you will love! Don't be surprised to see owner Rich Cosgrove making the rounds in the dining room making sure your dining experience is exactly what you wanted. Come let us serve you and don't forget to try the potato salad. Come see us!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?