ACTAA Arkansas State Championship

2024 — Little Rock, AR/US

Little Rock Concierge

Eat Places!:

-Easy places to get a delicious bite and seat lots of people:Three Fold (dumplings and noodle bowls), Whole Hog Cafe (great BBQ), Tokyo House (high-quality Japanese buffet), Waldo's Chicken and Beer (FANTASTIC fried chicken; in NorthLittleRock), Riviera Maya (Mexican)
-Best ice cream stop: Loblolly
-Want to get fancy?: Raduno (Italian), Kemuri (sushi), The Pantry (Czech/German), Allsopp & Chapple (New American), Sonny Williams Steakhouse (steak, seafood), Brave New Restaurant (New American)
-Best place for bus to drop kids and hit multiple food options:
Midtowne Shopping Center (Starbucks, Cantina Laredo, Pei Wei, Big Orange); Park Avenue Shopping Center (Panera, Tropical Smoothie, Target, Newk's, Potbelly, Chipotle, McDonald's); West Little Rock Target Shopping Center (Chik Fil A,Rock N Roll Sushi, Five Guys, ColdStone Creamery, Starbucks, Tzatziki's); Westchase Plaza (Star of India, Jason's Deli, Slim Chicken's, Backyard Burgers, AjiRamen Bar); Main Event at Shackleford Crossing (arcade and food, other things nearby: Panda Garden Asian Buffet, Tacos 4 Life, Arby's, BJ's, Texas Roadhouse)
-Best Donuts:
Shipley's (multiple locations); Doughboys Donuts
-Vegan/Vegetarian Options:
The Root Cafe, Three Fold, The Pantry, Fantastic China
-Best Pizza:
Raduno, Pizza Cafe, Certified Pies, Zaza's Pizza and Salads
-Places to Avoid:
Sonic on Broadway (wait is way too long); Starbucks on Broadway (parking lot disaster); River Market area (lots of bars, bad parking, few tasty food options); Park Plaza Mall (it's just not what it used to be; if you're looking for a place to go to feed a lot of kids in one place, please see categories above)


-Hampton Inn and Suites (Downtown):320 River Market Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201 (501) 244-0600
-Embassy Suites (West Little Rock): 11301 Financial Centre Pkwy, Little Rock, AR 72211 (501) 312-9000
-Four Points by Sheraton (Midtown): 925 S University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72204 501) 664-5020
-Hilton Garden Inn (West Little Rock): 10914 Kanis Rd, Little Rock, AR 72211 (501) 227-4800
-Wingate by Wyndham (West Little Rock): 1212 S Shackleford Rd, Little Rock, AR 72211 (501) 712-3618