Eureka Springs is a friendly historic town nestled in the stunning Ozark mountains of Arkansas. From fine-dining establishments to home-cooked Southern comfort food, the buzzing culinary scene is bound to satisfy anyone’s taste buds. You’ll find gourmet regional food, Mexican with an Arkansas twist, French, Cajun, Italian and plenty of indulgent sweet treats as well. Here are ten of the very best picks.
Boasting several local and regional awards, Ermilio’s has received rave reviews for its authentic down-to-earth Italian food and attentive service. Highlights of the menu include the roasted red pepper risotto, any one of the fish specials, the original take on lasagna, along with plenty of rustic bread and roasted garlic cloves. Have fun picking from the wide choice of freshly prepared sauces and dressings, made using gorgonzola, Italian sausage, grilled vegetables, pesto, meatballs, and more. The warm, welcoming staff ensures a memorable dining experience. Reservations aren’t accepted, but there is an outdoor porch and an upstairs seating area that are great places to unwind and enjoy a drink while you wait to be seated.
Ermilio’s, 26 White St, Eureka Springs, AR, USA, +1 479 253 8806
The Stone House is a great place to stop by for those looking to unwind in a quaint, cozy setting with some great wine and tapas-style food. Indulge in a platter of sliced meats, handcrafted cheeses, breads and spreads. Select glasses from the extensive list of wines, and finish off with a tray of exotic fresh fruits. The Stone House is run by an enthusiastic team who is bound to make you feel right at home. The owners are eager to share some of the town’s history and local secrets with diners. There is also live entertainment on certain nights, including hillbilly music from the Camptown Ladies band.
The Stone House, 89 S Main St, Eureka Springs, AR, USA, +1 479 363 6411