Dining

From BBQ & burgers to soul food, Helena is rooted in American culinary staples.

After touring our historic sites, our visitors are always happy to learn that Helena is blessed with down-home cooking galore. We boast some of the best burgers and soul food dishes in our region. Pair that with a front porch conversation with our friendly locals, and you have a recipe that can't be beat!

Chinese and soul food restaurant. Locals say it has the best fried chicken in town. 
Bailee Mae's is located in historic downtown Helena, Arkansas next to the Mississippi River and Levee. This one of a kind cafe offers fresh food, specialty coffees, wine and draft beer. It's located in the old Lewis Supply Building, which turned 100 years old in 2016.  visit www.baileemaes.com
The Bistro’s sports bar atmosphere makes it a fun spot for drinks and a casual meal. Want to order like a local? Get the burger. 
Locally owned burger joint known for having the "Best Coke in Town". Delicious bugers, shakes, ice cream and slushes!
Popular deli and market known for its panini sandwiches.  
Your local family owned restaurant. We take pride in making sure our food is fresh by preparing orders on demand. Great Food, Great People, Great Times!
A counter-serve sit-down or takeout shop, that serves fresh melt-in-your-mouth donuts, breakfast foods, and its own brand of coffee. This particular donut shop is known for excellent customer service. In addition to the good food, the friendly and pleasant family that operates this place will make... more »
Delivery/carryout chain offering a wide range of pizza, plus chicken & other sides.
This family owned restaurant, near the downtown area, has a nostalgic old school presence about it. There is a side room for private parties, conferences, or group gatherings. Locals enjoy the loaded philly cheese steak sandwich. While there, sharpen your skills and get a quick pool game in.
Full menu of authentic Mexican foods! Enjoy margaritas and daquiris from the fully stocked bar as well as beer and wine. Lovely atmosphere with booth or tables for dining.    

Upcoming Events

Apr 6th

Fabulous First Thursday Lunch @ Pillow-Thompson House

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Cherry Street Fair

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