The BEST Eureka Springs’ restaurants as judged by locals who know the dining in this Northwest Arkansas town.

People enjoy Eureka Springs restaurants for several reasons, including the diverse cuisine that ranges from Southern comfort food to international dishes, catering to various tastes and dietary preferences. Many restaurants are housed in historic buildings or offer scenic views, providing a unique and charming ambiance that reflects the town’s quirky and artistic vibe. There is a strong emphasis on fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, with popular farm-to-table options featuring seasonal produce and local meats. The hospitality is often praised, as many restaurants are family-owned and operated. Specialty foods and drinks, such as craft beers, artisanal cocktails, and vegan dishes, attract food enthusiasts. Additionally, many restaurants feature live music, events, and special themed nights, enhancing the dining experience with entertainment.

Balcony Restaurant & Bar

Eureka’s BEST burger. The Balcony Restaurant’s unique location, on the “balcony” of the iconic Basin Park Hotel offers a unique bar and three dining areas while serving as a central stop during a great day of shopping.

Not to Miss: Eureka Springs’ Best Burger

Sky Bar Gourmet Pizza

#1 Pizza in Eureka Springs. Dine al fresco on gourmet pizza atop the Crescent Hotel. A breathtaking view, fun atmosphere, cold drinks, gourmet pizza, legendary hero subs, and the biggest calzone you will ever see.

Not to Miss: The Crescent Calzone

Rogues Manor

Located near Eureka Springs’ historic Sweet Spring, Rogues Manor features fine dining and a unique lounge. Dinner prices range from $13.95 – $39.95.

Not to Miss: Amazing selection of scotch and flowerpot bread

Sparky's Roadhouse Cafe

S.U.A.E. Just Shut Up And Eat. Sparky’s Roadhouse Cafe has an extensive beer list with 25 beers on tap. Great food, saucy sauces, and the Hottest Burger on the planet.

Not to Miss: Specialty Spicy Burgers for the Brave

LaCena at the Crystal Dining Room

LaCena, presented by the Crescent Hotel’s culinary team, recreates the Italian tradition when the family gathers around their table to enjoy a meal and meaningful family time.

Not to Miss: The Spaghetti & Meatballs

Gaskins Cabin

Gaskins Cabin Steakhouse was built around a two-room log cabin in 1864. The cabin was originally the home of John Gaskins and his family and became a restaurant somewhere in the mid to late 1980s.

Not to Miss: A Bowl of the Burgundy Mushroom Soup


Located in the historic district of Eureka Springs, Ermilio’s is known for its authentic Italian cooking. Curbside carryout is available Sundays through Thursdays from 4 pm to 8 pm.

Not to Miss: Tuscan Chicken Pasta

StelBell Sweets

StelBell Sweets started as a branch of Colossal Cupcakes and Cones. They offer great tasting cupcakes and cakes for birthdays, anniversaries, and more!

Not to Miss: Delicious Wedding Cakes!

Frisco Sporting CLub

Burgers in Eureka Springs

A Fun location at the Crescent Hotel with Live Music, Burgers, Pork Sandwiches, Shaved Ice and a Full Bar.  Activity spaces include Cornhole, Hatchet Throwing, Shuffleboard and more.  Thursday – Sunday 5PM – 9 PM

Not to Miss: Live Music every Thursday – Sunday

75 Prospect Ave, Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Local Flavor Cafe

Eat where the locals meet. Local Flavor Cafe is an eclectic dining experience in downtown Eureka Springs. Owner and Chef Britt Evans is a 6th generation Eureka Springs native and loves serving fresh dishes with a regional twist.

Not to Miss: Pear Pistou Salad

Colossal Cupcakes & Cones

Ice Cream, Cinammon Rolls and Cupcakes

Ice Cream and Cupcakes

Ice Cream, Cinammon Rolls and Cupcakes that are 4x the size of regular cupcakes! Open Noon”ish” to 8 PM Wednesday – Sunday.  Noon”ish” because we open the doors when the cinammon rolls are coming out of the oven hot. Special Cupcake orders are available for weddings or celebrations.

Not to Miss: Colossal also bakes for the Basin Park and Crescent Hotels.  Extras are served in the pastry case.