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Cafe 42

1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201-1749
+1 501-537-0042
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (24 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
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1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201-1749
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

We were very surprised at the quality of the restaurant located in the Clinton Library, which is a huge change from any of the other presidential libraries we visited. This is like an actual sit down restaurant with wait staff and a varied and excellent...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The offerings belied the institutional surroundings as everything was fresh, well prepared and very reasonably priced. It’s a great place to lunch; inside or on the small patio.

Thank GreggieOhhh
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We visited the library and stopped over for lunch here. We all enjoyed our food, which was good, because we didn't know what to expect. The crab cakes were pretty good. The restaurant is light and airy and a good place to chat with friends.

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A yummy lunch. Good value for the money, Be aware that the portions are huge. Sat outside on a lovely spring day. Service was attentive

Thank Didi33133
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Very nice spot for lunch. Good food at a reasonable price. Highly recommend the President Club Sandwich and the peach cheesecake. View of the bridge is nice. We ate indoors because it was quite hot out but the outdoor patio did look inviting.

Thank windycitytraveler13
Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you want to have fabulous food with a great view and relaxing environment then this is the place to be!

Thank kayp607
Reviewed 15 March 2017

After two enjoyable hours in the Clinton presidential library, my dad and I were famished. We were excited to try out the restaurant below the library's ground floor and it surpassed our already high expectations. It was affordable and elegant. Our lunch was finely crafted...More

Thank 9indianmangoes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The minute I entered in the room, it gave me a very nice feeling. The ambience was great. The set up looked upscale and elegant but the price was very affordable. They had 3 kinds of soup that day and I ordered two of them...More

Thank Venust
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This café is in the presidential museum and we were pleasantly surprised by how good the food was and the prices were affordable. I did feel somewhat under dressed as this was not our original plan for lunch but very glad we went. I had...More

Thank KC_Chief_32
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is our go-to spot for lunch on our drive from Oklahoma to Tennessee. The Presidential Club is a favorite of mine, but everything we've tried has been well prepared(My wife has had the Grilled Vegetable Panini both times we've been here.) There are a...More

Thank dkbeckwith
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201-1749
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-537-0042
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