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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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little rock, United States
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank db_Blue
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The outside may have one concerned however the food, service and inside is a nice local place we found passing through. Will be back here if In town again. I would recommend trying the local BBQ by the register. Excellent.

Thank beersgood1
Austin, AR
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Went on beef rib day, rib reminded me of something I had seen Dino eat on the Flintstones. Excellent beans and potato salad too. Eat here every chance I get!

Thank Buddha1978
Savannah, TX
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped on the way through town. Highly recommend the dry rub ribs. Half slab was generous and the sides were very good. Variety of sauces were excellent. Brisket was above average. Sausage was above average as well. Baked potato was very good. Would recommend.

Thank Capnsteve62
Montgomery, United States
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Really? I thought it was ok, but not world champion quality. Ribs were good. Pulled pork was dried out, brisket was ok. It was after 5pm so maybe they hadn't changed out the food yet. I will try it again next time I'm in Little Rock.

Thank Brian M
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Great BBQ! Great flavor and a great staff! You will love the food! They know how to smoke great BBQ! I can't want to go back! Clean and safe!

Thank Bryant W

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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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?