Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
5811 Pritchard Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72117
Phone: (501) 945-3700
Fax: (501) 945-3700
Bars & Cafes
If you are looking for a good time, go to Fox and Hound. With foosball, pool tables and other tavern games, televisions tuned to sports and plenty of beer to go around, you will quickly make new friends here. Expect to find the typical selection of domestic beer, with a few imports thrown in, like St. Pauli Girl. The bar grub includes nachos, popcorn and salsa. The crowd is late 20s, early 30s, and the dress code is a little nicer than your average bar.
Saddle Creek Woodfired Grill serves some really delicious steaks. The meat served here is from the best cuts and is well flavored and perfectly cooked. The ambiance here is a sophisticated with a casual touch. It is a great place to come in a group, or with a date. Try out the delicious Maple-Mustard Glazed Pork Chop. You could also order the Sirloin and Ribs or the Alaskan King Crab Legs.
Maison Terre Shop and Tea Room is the retail shop for all Maison Terre Natural Products. Using local and organic ingredients, the Tea Room is open for lunch and afternoon tea, as well as reservations for groups and special events.
Tucked away in North Little Rock, Cregeen's Irish Pub is a local favorite. Find the perfect mixture of brews, spirits, sports watching, weekly events and hearty cuisine all under one roof at this establishment. The elevated pub-grub is truly a culinary experience with dishes like their renowned Irish nachos and Harp beer battered fish and chips. Their homemade bread pudding made with a Jameson sauce pairs perfectly with an Irish coffee and ends the evening on a sweet note.
Anyone looking for a nice, quiet hole to hide out in will enjoy the Underground Pub, located just around the corner from the popular River Market. The murky, yet casual atmosphere bears a surprising resemblance to the pubs found in the city of its namesake London. The only thing resembling the London subway system (the Underground) is the sign, which steals the original's logo. Relax with a pint of beer or cider, and join in a game of darts, Twister, or trivia.
Sticky Fingerz in Little Rock emphasizes on good food and good music. They keep looking out for bands like The See, Del Castillo, and Lucious Spiller Band, playing different genres of music from rock, pop, alternative to jazz and blues. The opening acts by smaller, local bands are always just as interesting as the main performances. Shows start around 9 or 10p and go on for a few hours. Their menu is an interesting compilation of fast food such as burgers, the house specialty of chicken fingerz , grilled chicken and salads. Check the website for information on upcoming shows.
Nestled downtown, 4square Cafe & Gifts offers a hodgepodge of eclectic trinkets, souvenirs and vegetarian fare. Find a variety of wraps, fruit smoothies, paninis, sandwiches, ice cream and desserts. The trinkets and souvenirs are unique to Arkansas with local handcrafted products like jams, cookies, soaps, gift baskets and more. Get a vegetarian taste of Little Rock and find a one-of-a-kind gift to bring home.
While in the River Market, stop off at this little bistro for a cup of coffee or slice of cheesecake. The staff prepares terrific lunches, including a potato soup that is out of this world. Like a traditional cafe, the chairs are uncomfortable and the tables small, which is actually all part of the fun. On nice days, take your meal to the outdoor patio and enjoy the view of the Arkansas River and the bustling of passers-by.
The food at this River Market restaurant is primarily American and Italian, serving up everything from onion rings to personal pizzas with a variety of toppings. The sandwiches surpass the average deli. The turkey melt is hot and seasoned to perfection. You will also find a modest breakfast menu of egg biscuits, bacon and pancakes. Gourmet coffee is served all day. It was formerly known as Emerald Coast Cafe.
Putting a twist on an old classic, Willy D's Rock 'N' Roll Piano Bar has been a Little Rock favorite since its establishment in 2002. Presenting only the best of the best, talented piano players, expect to start singing along to top 40's hits as well as some age-old classics. Not only can these piano players, sing, most of all the can perform! The full kitchen provides patrons with classic pub-grub with a menu filled with appetizers, salads, sandwiches and burgers. Perfect for a group outing, special event or just a regular night out, Willy D's Rock 'N' Roll Piano Bar is truly a Little Rock gem.
This modern bistro has an eye for detail, from the carefully selected items on the menu and the gorgeous artwork on display, to even the carryout containers that 100% biodegradable. Even the most pickiest of palate can find something on the diverse menu; comfort food classic, burgundy stroganoff or the mozzarella and Roma tomato sandwich for vegetarians and a raw salad of fresh veggies, nuts, and balsamic vinaigrette for those watching their waistline! Their wine and cocktail list is just as impressive with labels that hail from around the world.
The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium features more than 200 beers from over 15 countries. The Ace Apple and Pear Cider on tap are out of this world. Drink specials every Monday through Wednesday nights help offset the expense. A variety of appetizers and entrees will keep your stomach from grumbling. The nacho grande saucedillas are excellent. Cigar aficionados will find a wide selection to smoke while lounging on a sofa inside or watching passers-by from an outside bench.