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Whole Hog Cafe

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5107 Warden Rd, North Little Rock, AR 72116-7015
+1 501-753-9227
10:30 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I love their BBQ as it is the closest I've found to Memphis style BBQ outside of Memphis. They also make amazing potato salad. I visit here every time I come to town for work. The service is fast casual, but the staff keep everything well stocked and dirty tables are cleaned quickly.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food is great. The place is clean and the servers very nice. We also get their carry out quite often.

Thank archermon74
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I went with co-workers for an early dinner, about 4:30 PM on a Thursday. We had 6 people in our group, and there was only one other couple in the restaurant at the time. It took a while for our food to be ready, and my ribs were lukewarm to cool. Everything tasted good, and there was certainly enough food,... More 

Thank tdpitts
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5 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Can't go wrong with dinner at Whole Hog. It's good, solid (typical) Arkansas BBQ. Like many chain restaurants it doesn't have much flare and cab be a little boring, but everything tastes good and serving size is ample.

Thank Sara C
Charleston, West Virginia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Met a group from work here for dinner. Plenty of space. Great service. Excellent meat! Would definitely recommend.

Thank JamieHAguilar
little rock, United States
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered the 3,meat dinner ribs sausage and pull pork, the ribs were not the best try and over done, everything else was very good. Potato salad was still the best. Overall, fair bbq, I have had better in the area. For less money

Thank Eric O
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The lemonade here was A+. I couldn't get enough. I put a little mango tea in it. I was so happy. I also got a kids plate. Now that was a lot of meat, pull pork. I couldn't eat it all. Very impressed. This place never fails on good quality food. It was also our friend first time and he... More 

Thank michelle o
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I love the pulled BBQ at Whole Hog. It has an awesome taste and well smoked. They have five or six different sauces to chose from. I love the pulled pork salad with the hot sauce as a dressing. Yum.

Thank Lc2445
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Whole Hog is a great place to relax and visit with friends or family while enjoying delicious BBQ. Beans and slaw are good, too. My favorite is the sliced beef. Several different sauces are available from which to choose. They have brownies and cakes for dessert.

Thank AR2222
Rural Retreat, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A local friend recommended this, but we can't tell why. Overcrowded, noisy, slow service, mediocre food, way overpriced, strip-mall cubbyhole atmosphere, etc... Being from Texas there is precious little appeal to pork bbq, except the very popular (in this region) "pulled pork", which can be terrible & totally depends on the sauce and how long it's been laying around. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5107 Warden Rd, North Little Rock, AR 72116-7015
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  North Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-753-9227
Whole Hog Cafe North Little Rock features excellent pork, beef and chicken barbecue and pecan wood smoked ribs that you will love! Don't be surprised to see owner Rich Cosgrove making the rounds in the dining room making sure your dining experience is exactly what you wanted. Come let us serve you and don't forget to try the potato salad. Come see us!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?