The Wooden Spoon has served Northwest Arkansas the best pies, desserts, and home cooking around.

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Menu HoursPlease note this menu is ONLY avaliable Mon-Fri 10:30-2:00 .


Slice of Pie$6.39
Bumblebee, Butterscotch, Chocolate, French Silk, Peanut Butter, Dutch Apple and Coconut
Slice of 6-layer Cake$7.29
Chocolate Chip Cream filled, Key Lime, Carrot, German Chocolate, Toasted Buttered Pecan or Strawberry
Slice of Cheesecake$7.29


Lettuces grown locally by Table Top Greens and cut daily in our kitchen

Cowboy Salad$15.99
Crisp lettuce topped with grilled seasoned ribeye, onion strings, bacon, tomato, cucumber, shredded cheese blend
Ultimate Cobb$14.99
Crisp lettuce topped with grilled chicken, bacon, tomato, cucumber, grated cheese, avocado, egg and bleu cheese crumble
Grilled or Crispy Chicken Salad$14.99
Crisp lettuce topped with chicken, red onions, tomato, cucumber, carrots, cheese, egg and homemade croutons
Waldorf Cobb$12.99
Crisp lettuce topped with slices of avocado, apples, cherry tomatoes, bacon, sugared pecans, and feta cheese | Add Grilled or Crisply Chicken 3.50
Romaine lettuce mix, grated parmesan cheese, red onions, tossed in homemade Caesar dressing topped with homemade croutons | Add Grilled or Crispy Chicken 3.50
Seasonal Salad$11.99
Fresh Spinach and Romain lettuce, topped with a seasonal fruit, sugared pecans, dried cranberries, and Feta | Add Grilled or Crispy Chicken 3.50
Sante Fe$11.99
Crisp lettuce topped with black beans, corn, tomato, shredded cheese blend, green onion, and tortilla strips | Add Grilled or Crispy Chicken 3.50
Garden Salad$9.79
Crisp lettuce topped with red onion, tomato, carrot, cucumber, topped with homemade croutons | Add Grilled or Crispy Chicken 3.50
Chicken Salad Plate$12.99
Chicken Salad on leaf of lettuce served with garden salad or seasonal fruit cup and a dinner roll
Waldorf Cobb$12.99
Crisp lettuce topped with slices of avocado, apples, cherry tomatoes, bacon, sugared pecans, and feta cheese | Add Grilled or Crisply Chicken 3.50

Homemade Dressings


Chipotle Ranch



Bleu Cheese

Strawberry Vinaigrette


Honey Mustard

Thousand Island

Honey Poppy-seed

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Plates & Burgers

All served with one side

Catfish Plate$15.29
Deep Fried Catfish with hush puppies, green tomato relish, tartar sauce, and one side 2 Piece | All You Can Eat 19.99
Chicken Strip Plate$14.29
Marinated and hand breaded chicken breast strips with honey poppyseed dipping sauce, dinner roll and one side
Grilled Bacon Burger$15.29
Fresh ground beef grilled to order on a homemade wheat roll topped with American cheese and bacon. Lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and onions on the side | Make it a Double - add 3.99


Add an extra side $3.55

Pasta Salad

Baked Beans

Cole Slaw

Potato Salad


Mac N Cheese


All served with one side

Chicken Club$13.49
Grilled or Crispy Chicken, tomato, red onion, cheese, lettuce, and bacon with club dressing
Sante Fe$13.49
Grilled or Crispy Chicken, black beans, corn, salsa, tortilla strips, cheese, and chipotle ranch
Garden Vegetable$11.99
Seasoned grilled mushrooms, green peppers, onions, and spinach with provolone cheese. Ranch or Thousand Island sauce on the side

Kid's Meals

Served with Chips, Pickle and Fruit

1 Piece Catfish$6.49
Chicken Fingers$6.99
Mac N Cheese$5.49
Grilled Cheese$5.49
Kid’s Drink$1.99
Add Cup of Ice Cream $1.00

Come for Dessert. Stay for a meal!


All Sandwiches served with one side

Gluten Free Bread Available, add 1.50 Add Bacon or Avocado to any sandwich 2.25

BLT + Cheese$11.99
Thick smoked bacon on wheat roll, with slices of tomato, lettuce, and American cheese served with Thousand Island on the side
Grilled Veggie$10.99
Seasoned grilled zucchini, squash, peppers, and onions on a toasted wheat roll, with lettuce, tomato, and cheese
Avocado Toast$7.99
Fresh Avocado spread on slice of fresh toasted bread topped with 2 Fried Eggs and Bacon served with Onions and Tomato on the side
Grilled Steak$16.79
Seasoned Grilled Ribeye Steak. served on toasted French bread with provolone cheese and creamy horseradish or Bleu cheese dressing on the side
Mama’s Meatloaf$15.29
A generous slice of mama’s meatloaf served on toasted French bread with a slice of provolone cheese and homemade sauce
Chicken Ranch$14.29
Crispy or Grilled Chicken on a wheat roll with Swiss cheese, Ranch dressing, pickles, tomato, onion and lettuce
Classic Club$15.29
Three tiers of black forest ham and smoked turkey with bacon, American and Swiss cheese, onion, tomato, and lettuce with special dressing
Portabella Mushroom$12.39
Crispy or Grilled mushroom on a wheat roll with special seasonings topped with cheese, tomato, onion, lettuce, and Thousand Island on the side
Smoked Brisket$16.59
Tender Smoke brisket on a wheat roll with a side of our barbecue sauce
The Arkie$15.29
Marinated smoked pulled pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and onions with chipotle mayo and sweet hot mustard on wheat roll with jalapenos on request
Chicken Salad Sandwhich$12.29
Our signature Chicken Salad served on a homemade butter horn roll with a leaf of lettuce
Ranch Turkey$11.99
French bread layered with cream cheese poppy-seed spread, smoked turkey, Swiss cheese, tomato, onion and lettuce

Check Out Our Daily Specials!

Build Your Own Bowl

Mac N Cheese, Seasoned Rice, or Large Baked Potato

Pick A Protein

Smoked Brisket

Smoked Pulled Pork

Grilled Chicken

Crispy Chicken

Grilled Veggies

Add Toppings






Sour Cream

Soups & Combos

Baked Potato OR Soup of the Day

Cup 5.99 Bowl 7.49

Cup of Soup with ½ Garden Salad$10.79
Cup of Soup with ½ Special Salad$12.99
Cup of Soup & ½ Sandwich$13.99
Ranch Turkey, Club, or Chicken Salad Sandwhich
Cup of Soup & Grilled Cheese$13.99
½ Sandwich with ½ Garden Salad $12.49
½ Sandwich with ½ Special Salad$12.99



Diet Coke

Coke Zero

Dr. Pepper

Diet Dr. Pepper

Barqs Root Beer

Coffee (Air Ship Buffalo Blend)



Sweet Tea

Unsweetened Tea

Flavored Tea

Hot Chocolate

Colombia Sugar Cane Decaf


See what Northwest Arkansas has to say about The Wooden Spoon.

The Wooden Spoon
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Jen FoxJen Fox
19:31 19 Jul 23
I have eaten here many times and it was wonderful as usual! Staff is always friendly and food is southern comfort! And I LOVE their flavored tea!
Mellissa JonesMellissa Jones
03:36 15 Jul 23
Fabulous, delicious, did not disappoint.... so glad that we made the short drive to eat at this charming restaurant. I always try to eat at local restaurants and so glad I do because of places like yours. Shelly was absolutely wonderful. All of the staff was so friendly and took the best care of everyone. We only had a short wait and had our meal in short time after ordering. Will definitely make this a place to go when in the area again.
Nicholas NeilNicholas Neil
18:44 28 Jun 23
Fantastic. The limited hours make it a challenge to eat here, but is certainly worth the effort! The service is kind and efficient. The food is very generous and delicious. The pies….. are to die for. Even if you are full from the generous portion, make sure to get a slice of pie to go! You will not be disappointed.
Andrea BarnettAndrea Barnett
18:10 18 Jun 23
Always delicious! The chicken fried chicken meal is my favorite, but you really can't go wrong. Love their peach tea. Also, their desserts are very tasty. I alternate between their chocolate pie and their coconut pie.
Rene JanssenRene Janssen
14:41 18 Jun 23
Best salad i ever had in my life. 6 layer lemoncake was really delicious. Share it because its BIG.
Will CarterWill Carter
19:14 06 May 23
The Wooden Spoon is always a NWA classic. Everything from their starters to desserts is awesome, and you can’t go wrong with anything, but I recommend the potato soup and club sandwich.
Brock HardcastleBrock Hardcastle
03:46 18 Mar 23
I love the Wooden Spoon. All the entrees are great and the desserts are INCREDIBLE. I got the dessert sampler with the bread pudding, key lime cake, and cobbler. As always, it put me as near to a state of culinary euphoria that you can humanly reach.
John ParkerJohn Parker
01:59 03 Jan 23
Food was great. It took 1.25hrs to get in though. They just don't move the people through fast enough so the line gets long. It took our waitress a good 10-15min to get to our table for drink orders. We ordered drinks and food at the same time, that's how long we looked at the menu.Ordered the daily special, chicken fried chicken, and it was amazing. The peach tea is amazing. Dessert was a carrot cake and caramel pecan cheesecake. The cheesecake is OMG good. The carrot cake was a little too sweet but still good.I paid for 2 meals, 2 drinks and 2 desserts and the total before tip was $59.29. In my opinion, thats too expensive for lunch at this restaurant in Arkanas even with dessert.
Tom AllenTom Allen
15:34 06 Dec 22
After many have told us we needed to try this place, we finally made it. It was a 55 minute drive and a 30 minute wait to see what all the talk was about. This building is actually a very old horse barn that was torn down and moved to Arkansas, The timber are incredible. All the staff are nice, prompt and professional. I had the chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes after reading all the reviews. While it was very good, I was reminded later that my body doesn't like fried foods any more. I also had the peach cobbler. It was very different than any I have had before, it was cut in a square and firm. However it was excellent. It was a very good experience and if we are ever in the area again, we will stop by.
big michael kaufmanbig michael kaufman
15:27 29 Nov 22
The wooden spoon is an excellent place to eat! However it is so popular, if you want to eat in, I recommend that you prepare to wait in line for a good period of time. We love to go over and get many of the items that they have to go! They are frozen in the freezer and you can take them home and heat them up at your convenience! Since the owners are affiliated with a religious organization, their hours of operation in the evening and weekends are limited so check before you go! You want me to support it 🙂
Shane VaughanShane Vaughan
16:07 06 Oct 22
Very unique place. Made from scratch food and reminds me of my great grand mothers cooking. Check opening hours and come early, or else you will wait to be seated (but worth it no matter the wait).
Andrew CAndrew C
07:59 05 Sep 22
I visited friends in Arkansas during Labor Day weekend and am so glad they took me here to eat. Hands down one of the best meals I’ve ever had in my life! The ribeye sandwich with pasta salad and gourmet potatoes was made to perfection and, by far, the best bread I’ve ever eaten. It would have been worth visiting Arkansas just to have eaten here!
Clarissa DClarissa D
04:33 02 Jul 22
Delicious! Just great! Great food, pleasant atmosphere, outstanding quality, and an all around awesome experience! This is quality food, not fast food, and so the price will reflect that. Expect to pay a minimum of around $15 per person and that price will increase if you order a soft drink or a dessert. ( The desserts looked delicious ) You may also experience a long wait time, so if you are in a hurry, this may not the best choice for you. However, at some point, you need to make this experience a priority.
paul childresspaul childress
23:32 15 Feb 22
Had the best Valentines day dinner. The food was fresh and seasoned to perfection. They were running behind for our reservation but it was Valentines night. Wait staff seemed a little over whelmed at times but with the food it made up for the wait.
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