If you are craving some out-of-the-ordinary Cajun food while in Arkansas, there are at least 5 restaurants in Arkansas that serve alligator. Three of the restaurants mentioned here are in central Arkansas, one is in Northwest Arkansas, and one is in the north central part of Arkansas, where the Ozarks meet the Delta.
Cajun Boilers. Cajun Boilers sits on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Along with their crawfish specialties, they serve up a fried alligator appetizer. The appetizer is described as “alligator bites dusted with pepper and spices, coated with a light corn flour batter and fried to a golden crisp, served with cocktail sauce.”?2806 Albert Pike?Hot Springs, AR 71913
Touchdown Sally’s.?Touchdown Sally’s is a sports-themed bar and grill. Even though it is located in a dry county, Touchdown Sally’s has obtained a liquor license as a private club. In keeping with the sports theme, the restaurant offers up Florida Gator Bites described as “hand Breaded Alligator tail bites dipped in a spicy sweet & sour sauce.”?17332 Interstate 30 North?Benton, AR 72019?
Boudreaux's Grill and Bar.?Boudreaux’s is located on Maumelle Boulevard and serves up an alligator appetizer that is tenderized and marinated tail meat that is served fried, grilled or blackened, with a remoulade sauce. 9811 Maumelle Blvd.?North Little Rock, AR 72113
Who Dat’s.?Who Dat’s is an authentic Cajun restaurant in Bald Knob. Folks travel from all over the state, and beyond, to sample their menu. This restaurant probably has the most alligator items on their menu. You can choose from fried alligator bites, a Gator Dinner, the Gator Dinner Deluxe (which includes heavier portions and sides than the regular Gator Dinner), and a Gator Po Boy sandwich.?3209 Ark. 367 North?Bald Knob, AR 72010
- PowerHouse Seafood and Grill. PowerHouse Seafood in Fayetteville is located close to the University of Arkansas, right off Dickson Street, in the entertainment district. Here you can choose from an appetizer of Fried Alligator, which is pieces of gator meat battered, fried, and served with French fries. You can also choose a Gator Po Boy. 112 North University Avenue, ?Fayetteville, AR 72701-5032