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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 good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (30 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
“churros” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201-1749
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husbands salad came out without the chicken or avocado. My Caesar salad was drenched with dressing. My daughters burger and chips was great. The table was cleaned prior to sit down it was very wet. The wait staff was ok but not friendly. The...More

Thank mabeyta
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

After a tour of the museum my friend and I decided to have lunch at Cafe 42 before we headed home. We were hungry and since it was a rainy and chilly day we decided it would be most convenient to check out Cafe 42...More

Thank dixiebol
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Our Friday family and friends group (9 people) went to Cafe 42 for the first time. I was sort of hesitant, believing it was a froo-froo place. I was totally wrong!! To start there was complimentary valet parking, and 2 greeters to direct you to...More

Thank heil904
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Our first visit to the "new" Cafe 42 was rewarding and delicious. The new decor is attractive and welcoming, bright and bold. The menu has something for everyone, from appetizers, salads, soups, and a variety of entrees to a delectable dessert tray. I had the...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I'm sick and tired of how museums, ballparks, and other venues rip off their captive patrons by serving inferior food at inflated prices. This cafe is very different. It features and appealing menu, good service, and decent prices. Unheard of! Take note, every museum in...More

Thank StepMorris1
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I thought the food and service were excellent and the price reasonable. Very well stocked bar too. After a library tour I had lunch here. Very pleasant surroundings and a great dining experience.

Reviewed 1 November 2017

I toured the Clinton Presidential Library, and is my normal habit, wanted to have lunch. The cafe is on the lower level, but it was closed for renovations. However, in front of the entrance they were set up (with a chef standing there) to prepare...More

Thank 935hhl
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Pleasant surprise on finding a good menu with variety and sense. Good attentive service, clean, well laid out and very reasonably priced.

Thank HiggyJay
Reviewed 7 October 2017

During a quick pass through Little Rock we decided to visit the Clinton Library and read reviews of Cafe 42. We don't usually associate good reasonably priced food with a museum visit, but Cafe 42 is the exception. Our lunch was amazingly good, the service...More

Thank hokiedad_7
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I was with a group and we were able to preorder. We had our orders within a few minutes of sitting down. My order was excellent - the Presidential Club with homemade potato chips. The service was Little Rock courteous and I will be going...More

Thank road-trip-meme
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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