Need a great place for a power lunch?
Look no further than these four places, which offer a delicious and diverse menu, great service and ideal atmosphere for meeting with clients:
- Copper Grill, 300 E. Third St., Little Rock, is located on the bottom floor of downtown's trendy 300 Third Tower and is a perfect spot for a lunch meeting. The refined eatery, open from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. every weekday, offers a variety of salads, fish dishes, delightful sandwiches and burgers, and homemade desserts. Service is always prompt and you can count on a nice, quiet atmosphere for important meetings with coworkers and clients. Dish to try? Don't miss the Turkey and Bacon sandwich and for an appetizer, Not Your Mom's Homemade Mac & Cheese Balls are always a hit. If you're planning on large party for lunch, it's a good idea to call ahead at (501) 375-3333.
- The Capital Bar & Grill, 111 W. Markham, Little Rock, situated on the first level of the historic Capital Hotel in downtown Little Rock, has become a go-to lunch spot for downtown workers. Serving everything from soups and salads to fish tacos and cheeseburgers, this classy joint has something for just about everyone. The servers are knowledgeable, the service is quick and the noise levels are to a minimum. Be sure to snack on the fried black-eyed peas and try out the fish and chips. Hours are 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. every weekday.
- The Starving Artist Cafe, 411 Main St., North Little Rock, is a creative space, of course filled with art work from local artists on the walls. But, it's not just that-- the menu is lined with hearty soups, filling salads, panini and crepes, and you can rely on super-friendly service and optimal atmosphere for those meetings. Daily specials include a variety of fishes, pastas and quiches. The salade nicoisei is must-try dish, as well as the shrimp crepe. Stop by for lunch from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
- The Packet House Grill, 1406 Cantrell, Rd., Little Rock-- the historic building right on Cantrell just a minute from downtown-- is a nice, formal setting for customers. The restaurant just started its lunch service back in December, offering delicious Southern cuisine, including meatloaf and crab cake sandwiches, po' boys, mac and cheese, and fried chicken plates. Lunch hours are 11 a.m - 2 p.m. every weekday.
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