United States Arkansas Little Rock Little Rock Guide Things To Do Essentials Restaurants Nightlife Events All Little Rock Dining in Little Rock's Hillcrest and the Heights Written by Amanda Galiano Amanda is a freelance writer and lifelong Little Rock resident who has written more than 200 articles on her hometown Tripsavvy's Editorial Guidelines Amanda Galiano Updated 05/10/19 Share Pin Email The Heights and Hillcrest are old suburbs of Little Rock, dating back to the early part of the 20th century. The homes are gracious—Tudor, Georgian, Craftsman, and English Revival. Hillcrest and the Heights are walkable neighborhoods, with plenty of great local restaurants to satisfy a variety of tastes. Check out some from this list of 10 of the best in the neighborhood. 01 of 10 Ciao Baci Ciao Baci View Map Address 605 Beechwood St #3846, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA Get directions Phone +1 501-603-0238 Web Visit website Ciao Baci, housed in a Craftsman-style bungalow in the Hillcrest neighborhood, serves Mediterranean food and a huge selection of wine. Its patio is a great place to enjoy some tapas and house-made sangria or a great red. 02 of 10 Boulevard Bread Company Boulevard Bistro & Bar View Map Address 1920 N Grant St b, Little Rock, AR 72207, USA Get directions Phone +1 501-663-5951 Web Visit website Boulevard Bread, also known as Boulevard Bistro & Bar, is a fast-casual bakery and bistro where you'll find a menu chock-full of salads, paninis, deli sandwiches, burgers, soups, and all kinds of great bread and bakery treats. 03 of 10 Cafe Bossa Nova Cafe Bossa Nova View Map Address 2701 Kavanaugh Blvd #105, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA Get directions Phone +1 501-614-6682 Web Visit website If you're in the mood for something a bit offbeat, try Cafe Bossa Nova, which serves up authentic Brazilian food and cocktails in a homey atmosphere. Just reading the menu is an adventure. Get ready for an all-new dining experience. 04 of 10 So Restaurant-Bar View Map Address 3610 Kavanaugh Blvd, Little Rock, AR 72205-1834, USA Get directions Phone +1 501-663-1464 Web Visit website So Restaurant-Bar serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Its eclectic and elegant menu includes steaks, chops, salmon, surf & turf, and a raw bar. Leave room for one of its luscious desserts that include tres leches and peaches and cream. Continue to 5 of 10 below. 05 of 10 By the Glass Wine Bar View Map Address 5713 Kavanaugh Blvd, Little Rock, AR 72207-4435, USA Get directions Phone +1 501-663-9463 Web Visit website At By the Glass Wine Bar, you can nosh on hummus and pita, mixed Mediterranean olives, breads, and cheeses as you indulge in a wide variety of fruits of the vine at this trendy place. 06 of 10 Cheers in the Heights View Map Address 2010 N Van Buren St, Little Rock, AR 72207-4740, USA Get directions Phone +1 501-663-5937 Web Visit website Check out Cheers in the Heights if you are on the hunt for upscale bar food with a Cajun vibe. You'll find burgers, BLTs, and big salads, but also crab cakes and crawfish tails. Also on the menu: innovative vegetarian choices like cream cheese/olive and avocado/veggies/Swiss cheese sandwiches. 07 of 10 The Oyster Bar View Map Address 3003 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA Get directions Phone +1 501-666-7100 Web Visit website The Oyster Bar is all about Cajun food. Its house specialties include shrimp gumbo, shrimp etouffee, and red beans and rice. Clams, tilapia, shrimp, oysters, and catfish are also main players. You want a po-boy? You'll find a large variety. Forget driving to NOLA; get all the Cajun you are yearning for at the Oyster Bar. 08 of 10 DamGoode Pies View Map Address 2701 Kavanaugh Blvd, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA Get directions Phone +1 501-664-2239 Web Visit website For some of the very best pizza in Little Rock, check out DamGoode. You can try a specialty pie, build your own or buy by the slice. Choose from thin, hand-tossed, or DamGoode's original double-crust and a long list of sauces that includes red, white, Alfredo, and pesto cream. Continue to 9 of 10 below. 09 of 10 Fantastic China View Map Address 1900 N Grant St, Little Rock, AR 72207, USA Get directions Phone +1 501-663-8999 Fantastic China deserves its name: It has three big menus plus a list of specialties. Every Chinese dish you can think of is offered up here, a place that has been voted one of the best Chinese restaurants in Little Rock since the turn of the 21st century. 10 of 10 Canon Grill View Map Address 2811 Kavanaugh Blvd, Little Rock, AR 72205-3849, USA Get directions Phone +1 501-664-2068 Web Visit website Canon Grill serves all things Tex-Mex, from nachos and quesadillas to enchiladas, burritos, fajitas, and tacos. Or check out the pasta that goes all in for Mexican flavor instead of the usual Italian. Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit 16 Best Restaurants in New Orleans The Top 10 Foods to Try in Malta The 12 Best Restaurants in Birmingham, Alabama The 15 Best Restaurants in Oklahoma City Where to Find the Best Brunch in Washington, D.C. 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