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Neal's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner
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806 N Thompson St, Springdale, AR 72764-3102
+1 479-751-9996
06:00 - 19:30
Closed now
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Sun 06:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 19:30
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Springdale, AR
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Extensive menu of the best southern home cooked foods. Giant portions. Very reasonably priced. Great wait staff. Weird decor. Chicken fried chicken with gravy is incredible. Not great for your diet but great for your tastebuds!

Thank ILangston
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always have to stop here when we are in Arkansas. When on vacation...one day is planned for this place! Best fried chicken ever and catfish and burgers are to die for too!

Thank Rene' U
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not friendly, slow service, OK food, way over priced for what you get. Slow to get our order, not many people in the place and still slow.

Thank Kay S
Springdale, Arkansas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neal's is famous for their fried chicken and pies. It was our first time as new residents of the area and the result of highest recommendation of our brother, who lived here 20+ years ago. Fourth generation Mr. Neal greeted each guest and assured that everything was perfect. This old-style customer service is probably what has allowed this restaurant to... More 

Thank 370sharon
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stopped at Neals Cafe on a trip through Springdale. I will just say this,,,, whatever you order,, you better be hungry or prepared to carry what's left home. The portions are substantial and the food puts your mommas cookin' to shame, I really wanted to try the pie, but I was so full after my meal, there was... More 

Thank 1HdRider
Stillwater OK
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107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at Neal's Café while traveling for lunch. It is just like eating at home. I had the hamburger steak which was the size of my hand, with brown gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans and grilled squash. Excellent food. Service was great, they treated you like family. Their pies look so good, but was too full for dessert. They do... More 

Thank Rearview2014
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Fayetteville but was craving some real food so drove to Springdale and dined at Neals. It was the best meal we had throughout our stay . Sometimes you just need a real meal that tastes like home cooking. I had the one piece catfish with 3 sides, it was excellent . My friend had the pan fried chicken... More 

Thank MarlaGill
Southern, Louisiana
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Who cares about the Crystal Bridges when all the masterpieces you'll ever need are at Neal's. They have perfected the art of serving up real food for real people. Perfectly prepared basic food in a relaxing atmosphere for real folks. Please don't change a thing before I return.

Thank usernamentaken
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Neal's has a great menu of home cooked meals like you would get at Grandma's house. The only issue I have with the restaurant is the dead animals everywhere on the walls. There are so many mounts and some are huge and you can't eat your meal without them staring at you the whole time. It really creeps me out... More 

Thank AngelaFayetteville
Webb City, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Good southern comfort food just like mama used to make. Large portions. Good specials. Dead animals hanging on the walls are not very appetizing and the building is old but clean. Could use a little updating but doesn't effect the quality of the food. Will come back again.

Thank Mary S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
06:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 N Thompson St, Springdale, AR 72764-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Springdale
  • Phone Number: +1 479-751-9996
Awesome Homecooking!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?