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The Root Cafe

1500 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72202-5038
+1 501-414-0423
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1500 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72202-5038
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I LOVE this restaurant and visiting the SOMA area. This day i met a guy friend for breakfast. It’s the kind of food i would call “crunchy”. It’s healthy but more importantly it’s clean. The food is really, really good. I had a hard time...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While on a Road trip; I liked up TripAdvisor;) and this spot got excellent reviews. Hubby & I ordered Dan's Meatloaf Sandwich special - delicious!! The creamy mashed potatoes were part of the Sandwich :D including side salad. It was filling, healthy and locally sourced...More

Thank jta05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been meaning to go here for some time. Finally we had a craving for a burger, have read reviews about their great burgers so we tried it. Not much to look at, limited seating inside, but there are several outside areas with tables. We...More

Thank punkinlr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here a few time and the food is good. Farm to table type restaurant. May have a line at times. Menu items change frequently. Enjoy eating here

Thank Aimeec35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casual down to earth eatery boasting of local and farm to table ingredients. Walked into this neighborhood restaurant desiring healthy foods and for me that means vegetables, vegetables and more vegetables. This place is young and hip with a friendly wait staff. It was half...More

Thank G M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You simply cannot go wrong for breakfast at The Root. Everything is made to order. The staff is quite friendly and happy to guide any eater. My favorite entrée is the variant on Eggs Benedict made with a portobello mushroom. Hot cereals are great. Baked...More

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This is a very unique dining experience! We got the burger and the meatloaf sandwich which were excellent! But that was just the beginning. All sandwiches come with their side salad and we both enjoyed the dressing. The fries were good too. I am not...More

Thank jwbdcb
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the mushroom burger. Lots of healthy entrees and drink options! Kombucha, cloth napkins, Farm to table kinda place! Loved it !

Thank lynnek1220
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

So casual I think you might want to go in your pj’s and no one would judge. Hipster atmosphere. Great coffee and food. Biscuits and gravy and Omelette yummy. My omelette wasn’t hot but I didn’t want to send back. I’m sure they would have...More

Thank bannices
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Love the kinda hippy, laid back atmosphere of this earthy restaurant. Curry Chicken Salad is my favorite! Long times a long wait but worth it.

Thank Cynthia473
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Nikki W
18 July 2016|
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Response from ansilva12 | Reviewed this property |
They do have gf bread options on request from a local bakery, DEMPSY's :)
5 December 2015|
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Response from Monica R | Reviewed this property |
Joy to my heart. Glad you enjoyed it.
19 August 2015|
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Response from Monica R | Reviewed this property |
The Cafe is laid back and family friendly too. You can order from the menu or they can assist with any variation. The corner lot where the Cafe is located is big enough so it is not so much street front. If you want to eat... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72202-5038
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-414-0423
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