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Pesto Cafe

1830 N College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72703-2607
+1 479-582-3330
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“caesar salad” (17 reviews)
“cannelloni” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1830 N College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72703-2607
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a local fave and one of the best hole-in-wall restaurants in town. Don't let the fact that it's located in a motel parking lot scare you - it adds to the charm. I think it's the most honest Italian food in NWA if...More

Thank coymichelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably our third time here. Comfortably eclectic, listening to good jazz right now. We love the "pizzas" all fresh ingredients. I had Amy's Amazing Aphrodisiac, delicious veggies . Scott had Mara's magical Make, which is like mine but with pepperoni and pine nuts. The pizzas...More

Thank ACscubadiver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only go if we get a gift card because it's soooo overpriced. Don't get me wrong, food is good but it's not a good value We retired from Dallas and you could get Italian food on every corner that was just as good as...More

Thank Schmagle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You wouldn't think by looking at the location this would be a great place to eat but it is one of the best in Fayetteville. they have big portions so my friend and I always split a meal.

Thank g0lfm0m1
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

First time visit. From the outside it looks like a divey type place. Entering you still get that feel but it is intimate and semi- romantic. Started with a glass of Kendall Jackson Chardonnay Reserve ($8 ). I love this wine even at the higher...More

Thank Dhplad1
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here for Valentine's Day. The parking lot was already getting packed at 530pm. Great casual dining and the cannelloni is the best EVER! It's a very large dish so we always share. Cozy little place to eat! A must when visiting Fayetteville,...More

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Luckily my boss covered the bill. The food was absolutely delicious. I thoroughly enjoyed everything I ate.

Thank Tabatha R
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The food at Pesto Cafe (still known to some as Ghazi's) is Italian at its best. Located in a section of the disreputable-looking Chief Motel, the long-time (~40 years old) restaurant has great food served by helpful staff in a space surrounded by old posters,...More

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Where to begin..?? This place bills itself as "authentic Italian". Not sure how they think what the offer and serve is authentic Italian. First, the pizzas offered on a 'special thin crust' are actually 12" flour tortillas. Ever entree comes with angel hair- even the...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here multiple times and it is always great. I try to choose something different from the menu every time. I haven't found anything that I didn't like. We enjoy bringing our out of town guests here.

Thank mahandley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 35
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1830 N College Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72703-2607
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Fayetteville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-582-3330
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