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Cafe 42

1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201-1749
+1 501-537-0042
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201-1749
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a quick pass through Little Rock we decided to visit the Clinton Library and read reviews of Cafe 42. We don't usually associate good reasonably priced food with a museum visit, but Cafe 42 is the exception. Our lunch was amazingly good, the service...More

Thank hokiedad_7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was with a group and we were able to preorder. We had our orders within a few minutes of sitting down. My order was excellent - the Presidential Club with homemade potato chips. The service was Little Rock courteous and I will be going...More

Thank road-trip-meme
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Hard to call it a "cafe" - the ambiance is elegant and the menu is varied and offered at very very reasonable prices. Staff was pleasant and our food was very quickly brought to us.

Thank roz b
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We have stopped by twice for lunch, as we pass through Little Rock. The food is always delicious, and the service is perfect. We highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank RLG-AZ
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We were very surprised at the quality of the restaurant located in the Clinton Library, which is a huge change from any of the other presidential libraries we visited. This is like an actual sit down restaurant with wait staff and a varied and excellent...More

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The offerings belied the institutional surroundings as everything was fresh, well prepared and very reasonably priced. It’s a great place to lunch; inside or on the small patio.

Thank GreggieOhhh
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We visited the library and stopped over for lunch here. We all enjoyed our food, which was good, because we didn't know what to expect. The crab cakes were pretty good. The restaurant is light and airy and a good place to chat with friends.

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A yummy lunch. Good value for the money, Be aware that the portions are huge. Sat outside on a lovely spring day. Service was attentive

Thank Didi33133
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Very nice spot for lunch. Good food at a reasonable price. Highly recommend the President Club Sandwich and the peach cheesecake. View of the bridge is nice. We ate indoors because it was quite hot out but the outdoor patio did look inviting.

Thank windycitytraveler13
Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you want to have fabulous food with a great view and relaxing environment then this is the place to be!

Thank kayp607
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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