Welcome to my ultimate Little Rock dining guide, Chenal edition. If you are a visitor, then welcome to the great city of Little Rock! I hope you get to explore some of the food options here! If you are a local, then you may already be familiar with the food scene in Chenal. Situated about 20 minutes from downtown, Chenal, or Chenal Valley, is known as one of the more economically prosperous and residential suburbs of Little Rock, Arkansas. There’s parks, a country club, several gated communities, a large shopping promenade, and MANY dining options. Below is a list of the most popular restaurants found in this neighborhood. If you have any questions or would just like to connect with a local expert and former Chenal resident, feel free to email hello@missrockcity.com or message me on Instagram.

A. W. Lin’s Asian Cuisine

Contemporary Pan-Asian entrées bringing together dishes from all over Asia including Chinese – even Thai dishes! Sushi, sake, & classy cocktails can also be enjoyed here
17717 Chenal Pkwy

Arthur’s Prime Steakhouse

Fanciest upscale steakhouse that isn’t Sonny Williams. Serves a variety of quality beefs, including Japanese Kobe. PS. They have a beautiful private wine cellar for customers
16100 Chenal Pkwy

Big Orange

A brightly-decorated & hip burger joint with friendly waiters ready to serve you the classics, only BETTER! Salads, handmade shakes, and alcoholic bevvies also available. Ask about their shake of the month
17809 Chenal Pkwy

BRAVO Cucina Italiana

Your casual Italian chain restaurant featuring decorative Roman ruins inside. Favorites in the form of pizza, pasta, grilled dishes, and cocktails delight all who dine here
17815 Chenal Pkwy

Cantina Cinco de Mayo

Classic authentic Mexican dishes in a lively and ethnic interior. Fast service and always strong margaritas to thirst your happy-hour quench
3 Rahling Circle


The famous Tex-Mex chain serving enormous burritos and other dishes in that funky and kitschy setting
16001 Chenal Pkwy

Gandolfo’s Delicatessen

Homemade bread, sandwiches, hot dogs, soups, salads, bagels, and more in a store that makes you feel like you’re in New York City
17801 Chenal Pkwy, Suite A


A modern, Hibachi restaurant that focuses on its sushi, offering a variety of other Asian-fusion dishes
17200 Chenal Pkwy, Suite 100

Local Lime Tacos & Margaritas

Miss Rock City’s favorite margarita in Little Rock, always made with fresh lime juice. Cool, hip restaurant and bar serving creative street-style tacos
17815 Chenal Pkwy, Suite F105

Maggie Moo’s Ice Cream & Treats

This well-known ice cream chain uses a large, frozen marble slab to mix a wide range of ingredients into their delicious frozen desserts. Make sure to check out their ice cream cakes and cupcakes. Fun fact: Miss Rock City’s first job ever was here!
17821 Chenal Pkwy, Suite 113

Mellow Mushroom

This funky and stylish pizzeria chain serves delicious stone oven-baked pizza, calzones, and craft beer. One thing I love the most is they host live trivia every Thursday at 7pm
16103 Chenal Pkwy

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

Clean and welcoming ice cream bar with dozens upon dozens of flavors and toppings for your frozen yogurt craving. It is self-serve and you pay by weight
17801 Chenal Pkwy, Suite B

Ocean’s at Arthur’s

The finest mix of sushi and fresh seafood. This restaurant is located next to Arthur’s Steakhouse. Be daring and go for the Chipotle Grilled Swordfish
16100 Chenal Pkwy

U.S. Pizza Co.

Long-running, town favorite pizzeria chain serving traditional pizzas with the best thin crust you’ve ever tasted. U.S. Pizza has been serving pizza pies, subs, salads, beer, and wine to locals for almost 50 years!
12 Rahling Circle

YaYa’s Euro Bistro

A roomy dining room with decorative interiors help present the eclectic menu featuring Continental cuisine (American, Greek, French, & Italian) and alcoholic drinks
17711 Chenal Pkwy

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