Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada

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Arkansas

Decatur

··Wellness Secrets

891 E. Roller Ave., Decatur, AR 72722

(479) 752-8555

Vegan/natural foods. Wellness Secrets, run by Seventh Day Adventists, is an entirely vegan restaurant in Arkansas. The café seats ten, with additional patio seating in nice weather. Wellness Secrets includes a health center that sells wholesome food and cookbooks and offers massages and hydrotherapy. The café offers five meals including customer favorites, spaghetti with ground pecan meatballs and Carob Bavarian pie.

Open Sunday through Thursday for lunch. Closed Friday through Monday
Full service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/DISC, $

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Eureka Springs

Mud Street Café

22 S. Main St., Eureka Springs, AR 72632

(479) 253-6732

Café/coffeehouse. Located in the historic downtown area of Eureka Springs, Mud Street Café is known for its terrific breakfasts. Their veggie items include Hummus Salad, California Wraps, Veggie Hash Browns, and their own Veggie Burger. They have an extensive selection of coffees and teas along with a full bar.

Open Thursday through Monday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Full service
take-out, catering, espresso/cappuccino, wine/beer/alcohol, special beverages
VISA/MC, $-$$

Sparky's Roadhouse Café

147 E. Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632

(479) 253-6001

American/pub. Along with traditional pub fare, Sparky's Roadhouse Café serves up tabbouli, Gardenburgers, and enchiladas. In the winter, diners can sit beside a wood stove on the patio. Sparky's prides itself on its "kitschy" decor.

Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday and Monday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, wine/beer/alcohol, non-alcoholic beer
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

The Eureka Market

121 E. Van Buren, Ste. B, Eureka Springs, AR 72632

(479) 253-8136

Natural foods store. The Eureka Market is a little natural foods store with many vegetarian and vegan staples. The store also carries herbs, vitamins, fresh produce, wellness products, and more! The market is known for friendly, knowledgeable, and customized service.

Open daily
Take-out
vegan options
VISA/MC, $-$$

The Oasis

53 Spring St., Ste. C, Eureka Springs, AR 72632

(479) 253-0886

Mexican. The Oasis is home of the original Ark-Mex cuisine. All natural and freshly prepared items include a tomato, green olive, and garlic burrito and vegetarian fajitas. Cash only.

Open daily for brunch and lunch
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering
$

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Fayetteville

Ozark Natural Foods

1554 N. College Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72703

(479) 521-7558

Natural foods store/deli/organic. Ozark Natural Foods is a locally-owned market featuring organic and all-natural products. Their deli includes hot bar, salad bar, pizza, soups, cold sandwiches, hot off the grill, whole wheat wraps, bakery, and grab-n-go items. There are plenty of vegetarian and vegan selections daily. Anyone is welcome to shop at the co-op; you don't have to be a member.

Open daily for three meals
Take-out
vegan options
catering
VISA/MC, $-$$$

··Something Better

1466 N. College Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72703

(479) 668-2366

Vegan/American. Something Better offers an all-vegan menu of sandwiches, wraps, salads, stir-fries, pita pizzas, and more. Try the Philly Cheeze Steak, Fish-O-Lux, or Chicken Teriyaki -- all with their BTM (Better Than Meat) assurance that they're vegan-approved. There are endless ways to personalize your meal with numerous toppings and sauces plus the prices are inexpensive. Something Better is located in the Evelyn Hills Shopping Center.

Open Sunday through Thursday for lunch and dinner. Open Friday for lunch. Closed Saturday
Limited service
take-out, delivery, catering
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

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Little Rock

·4square Gifts

405 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 244-2622

Vegetarian/deli. 4square Gifts is located in the historic downtown area of Little Rock, in the Arkansas Study Institute, across from River Market. They offer an all-vegetarian menu of sandwiches, wraps, soups, salads, and fresh fruit smoothies including gluten-free, wheat-free, and vegan items. Try a Hummus & Tofu Wrap, Portabello & Bell Pepper Sandwich, or Veggie Burger. Also offering a huge selection of Arkansas souvenirs, 4square has an informal and casual atmosphere and great prices.

Open daily for three meals
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, cappuccino, soymilk, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX, $

Whole Foods Market

10700 N. Rodney Parham, Little Rock, AR 72212

(501) 221-2331

Natural foods store/deli. This natural foods café offers soups, pizza made with a whole-wheat crust, sandwiches, veggie burgers, steamed vegetables with rice, a macro platter, burritos, plus many other daily specials.

Open daily
Limited service
vegan options
take-out
VISA/MC, $

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