Fayetteville, Arkansas

Gritty City Guide

Apr 6, 2018

Fayetteville, Arkansas, offers a multitude of experiences that allow guests to create their own adventure. Here, culture and nature meet and free spirits thrive. This famed college town is rich in arts, events, and entertainment Nestled in the Ozark Mountains, Fayetteville is a nature-lover’s dream.

EAT

Local gives this community its flavor, whether the atmosphere is elegant, eclectic, downhome, nouveau, or street eats. Regionally sourced ingredients and dishesunique to the Ozarks will let you feel good about eating.

GOURMET GRILLED CHEESE
Hammontree’s
326 N. / West Ave.
Facebook: hammontrees
(479) 521.1669

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FARM-TO-TABLE
The Farmer’s Table Cafe
1079 S. School Ave
thefarmerstablecafe.com
(479) 966.4125

ARTISAN PIZZA + BAR
Wood Stone Craft Pizza
557 S. School Ave.
woodstonecraftpizza.com
(479) 444.1947

STEAK + BARBECUE
Herman’s Ribhouse
2901 N. College Ave.
hermansribhouse.com
(479) 442.9671

COFFEE + FOOD + SPIRITS
Arsaga’s at the Depot
548 W. Dickson St.
arsagas.com
(479) 443.9900

TASTY TREATS
Alchemy Macarons
112 W. Center St.
alchemymacarons.com
(479) 313.9211

DRINK

Fayettevillians love things that are handmade, and the brewmeisters and mixologists here can testify to it. Fayetteville raised the bar for raising a glass with the Fayetteville Ale Trail, Arkansas’ first craft beer tasting adventure.

HISTORIC DIVE BAR + CRAFT COCKTAILS
Maxine’s Taproom
107 N. Block Ave.
Facebook: maxines.taproom
(479) 422.9601

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CRAFT BEER TOUR
Fayetteville Ale Trail
10+ locations!
fayettevillealetrail.com
(479) 521.5776

DRINKING GAMES
JBGB
3615 Steele Blvd.
thejbgb.com
(479) 435.6502

CRAFT COCKTAILS + BEER BAR
Sideways
311 W. Dickson St.
Facebook: sideways61
(479) 966.4417

PATIO DRINKS
Sassy’s Red House
708 N. College Ave.
sassysredhouse.com
(479) 856.6366

SPEAKEASY LOUNGE
The Nine’s Alley
100 W. Center St.
Facebook: ninesalley
(479) 316.8500

PLAY AND SHOP

Home to a community of artists and makers, you can discover unique art and handmade goods. Whether strolling in the shops downtown, visiting a craft fair, or browsing for antiques, there are plenty of opportunities to bring Fayetteville home with you—and surprises around every corner. LIVE MUSICGeorge’s Majestic Lounge Oldest music venue in Arkansas 519 W. Dickson St.

PERFORMING ARTS
Walton Arts Center
495 W. Dickson St
Broadway shows, concerts, and events

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PUBLIC ART
Green Candy Art Action
experiencefayetteville.com
Murals and 3D art by international/local artists

FRESH AIR
Razorback Regional Greenway
experiencefayetteville.com
36 mile trail for cycling/running/walking

THROWBACK FASHION
Grey Dog Vintage
824 N. College Ave.
European/Japanese/American

HOT WAX
Block Street Records
17 N. Block Ave.
New and used vinyl records

PAPER LOVERS REJOICE!
Shindig Paperie
1000 W. Center St., Suite 5
Well-curated correspondence for any occasion

BOOKWORM BOROUGH
Dickson Street Bookshop
325 W. Dickson St.
Nationally acclaimed used-book store