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Cafe 42

1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201-1749
+1 501-537-0042
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (34 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
“churros” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201-1749
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a day with nice weather, the patio is a pleasant place for lunch. The food is all right. Staff was friendly, but service could have been better. We told our server my husband needed silverware, but he never brought it and disappeared into the...More

Thank TravelerfromNJ2
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Cafe 42 provides a nice, elegant, yet inexpensive meal in conjunction with a visit to the Presidential Library. The food was wonderful with a nice selection of desserts. A nice touch during or after your visit to the Library

Reviewed March 21, 2018

Had lunch while visiting the Clinton Library, the food was okay and the prices were reasonable. We had the turkey burger and fries, they are large portions and we could not eat all of them. The lunch menu is limited. The waitress that served us...More

Thank doc045
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

My husbands salad came out without the chicken or avocado. My Caesar salad was drenched with dressing. My daughters burger and chips was great. The table was cleaned prior to sit down it was very wet. The wait staff was ok but not friendly. The...More

Thank mabeyta
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

After a tour of the museum my friend and I decided to have lunch at Cafe 42 before we headed home. We were hungry and since it was a rainy and chilly day we decided it would be most convenient to check out Cafe 42...More

1  Thank dixiebol
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Our Friday family and friends group (9 people) went to Cafe 42 for the first time. I was sort of hesitant, believing it was a froo-froo place. I was totally wrong!! To start there was complimentary valet parking, and 2 greeters to direct you to...More

Thank heil904
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Our first visit to the "new" Cafe 42 was rewarding and delicious. The new decor is attractive and welcoming, bright and bold. The menu has something for everyone, from appetizers, salads, soups, and a variety of entrees to a delectable dessert tray. I had the...More

1  Thank Nancy B
Reviewed December 21, 2017

I'm sick and tired of how museums, ballparks, and other venues rip off their captive patrons by serving inferior food at inflated prices. This cafe is very different. It features and appealing menu, good service, and decent prices. Unheard of! Take note, every museum in...More

Thank StepMorris1
Reviewed December 8, 2017

I thought the food and service were excellent and the price reasonable. Very well stocked bar too. After a library tour I had lunch here. Very pleasant surroundings and a great dining experience.

Reviewed November 1, 2017

I toured the Clinton Presidential Library, and is my normal habit, wanted to have lunch. The cafe is on the lower level, but it was closed for renovations. However, in front of the entrance they were set up (with a chef standing there) to prepare...More

Thank 935hhl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201-1749
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-537-0042
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