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Doe's Eat Place in Little Rock, AR and Other Spots to Play

Updated on June 19, 2015
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Lori has traveled Arkansas from the backwoods to the Capitol. She knows the confusion of multiple road names and designations. Frugal travel

Doe's Eat Place, Little Rock, AR

Doe's Eat Place, Little Rock, AR
Doe's Eat Place, Little Rock, AR | Source
Corner Ringo & Markham, Little Rock www.doeseatplace.com
Corner Ringo & Markham, Little Rock www.doeseatplace.com | Source
Outside of Doe's Eat Place,  Little Rock, AR
Outside of Doe's Eat Place, Little Rock, AR | Source

Going to Doe's is a Little Rock Adventure

34.74949,-92.28211 address for gps coordinates

Have big plans to eat out. Thinking of eating early? Perhaps, take in a movie, comedy show or the theater? Maybe the plan is to eat late after a couple of rounds at the bars and eat big?

Would you like to visit the back alley meeting place, where the walls are lined with memorabilia? Many famous faces are framed. Some photos have autographs.

I finally went to Doe's for the first time tonight! It is pricey for one person as all meals are meant to be shared with at least two people. For die hard singles, who don't mind dining alone...Get an appetizer or two, and a meal to last you through several meals!

I have recommended Doe's Eat Place to many out-of-town visitors in the past. People who could drop a few hundred on their crew for a meaty and filling bunch of food. This is the place for Meat Lover's. The food portions are enormous!

All meals to order are meant to be shared with at least 2 people.

Tonight I ordered 1/2 dozen of the "Doe's Famous Tamales"/w chili. Yep, real chili. No beans. There are several types of hot sauce by Parasol. I liked the Green best. Flavorful but spicy. There are baskets of soda crackers on the tables. Nice wooden tables and wooden, padded chairs.

The service is excellent! ` On the menu is says, if you are new to Doe's they will help you order. I was glad for the help. The salmon looks good, and if I can get someone to split the $40.00 meal, I am sure it will be worth it.

I ordered the Fried Shrimp Dinner. This comes with "soaked oil salad" (iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, purple onions, soaked in Olive Oil)

The dinner also comes with a boiled red potato, in butter. Just right, and able to cut with a soup spoon. Also, French Fries. On a tight budget, I got tea for my drink. I must keep the tab under $30.00, so no beer tonight.

Yes, I will go back. If you have a meat-eater who expends a lot of energy during his day, his is a great place to re-charge him.

My Doggy Box, weighed over 2 lbs. I had tamales, chili, fries and some potato leftover.

Peatey my Grand-dog is negotiating next to the refrigerator for dibs, or will gladly help clean up any accidents or spills!


Get Some Doe's

Be sure and get some of Doe's Famous Tamales and Steak! Eat in one hidden favorite of many famous names and faces! You may accidentally rub elbows, or share steak sauce with any number of well known people...

Doe's Eat Place


OPEN AS USUAL IN LITTLE ROCK

1023 West Markham St.,

Little Rock, AR 72201 • 501-376-1195

I am heading on Down. It sounds crowded and like a lot is going On! I will be back with the scoop and share my experience with you!

Dinner Menu

Served Mon - Thur 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm; Fri - Sat 5:30 - 10:00

Appetizers

Hot Tamales with Chili
1/2 dozen or dozen Shrimp (broiled or fried)
1/2 dozen - or dozen

Entrees

T-Bone Porterhouse Sirloin 2, 2.5 and 3 pound2.5 and 3 pound3.5, 4, 5 & 6 pound
Steaks are served family style. We can prepare most steaks at two different temperatures to accommodate you and your guests’ preferences.

Fried Shrimp

Lightly hand-battered and fried to perfection.
half-dozen or dozen

Broiled Shrimp

Sauteed in a garlic butter sauce and lightly seasoned.
1/2 dozen or buy the dozen

Grilled Salmon

Norwegian Salmon lightly rubbed with garlic and special blend of seasonings.
Serving is approximately 20 ounces and perfect for two.

All entrees served with marinated salad, new potatoes, french fries, and Texas Toast.


Tea | Soft Drinks | Desserts | Full Bar

If you are a new customer at Doe's, and wish assistance ordering, our experienced staff will be glad to assist you.
Gratuity of 20% included for groups of 7 or more.

Reservations accepted for 7 or more.

Private party facilities available.

Lunch Menu

Served Mon - Fri 11am to 2 pm

Hot Sandwiches

Hamburger

Cheeseburger

Chili Dog

Catfish

Ham & Cheese

Grilled Cheese

Broiled Chicken Breast

Grilled Turkey & Swiss

(All sandwiches served with french fries. Substitute salad)

World Famous Hot Tamales

3 Tamales with chili

3 Tamales with chili and salad, or

3 Tamales with chili and french fries

"For Goodness Steaks"

T-Bone Porterhouse Sirloin 2, 2.5 and 3 pound2.5 and 3 pound3.5, 4, 5 & 6 pound

Served with marinated salad, french fries & Texas Toast.

Pasta & More

Hamburger Steak
Garden Chicken Salad
Spaghetti with Chicken
Full order / Half-order Spaghetti with Meatballs
Full order / Half-order Chicken Pasta
Full order / Half-order Catfish Platter
House Salad
Chili
French Fries

Tea | Soft Drinks | Desserts | Full Bar

If you are a new customer at Doe's, and wish assistance ordering, the friendly and knowledgeable staff at Does Eat Place will be glad to help you.


Places to Go, People to See

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Doe's Eat Place address for gps coordinates 34.74949,-92.28211:
1023 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA

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Doe's Eat Place is a hidden treasure. It is the place of legends, and legendary "meetings" held over the years at this spot a block from Amtrak.

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Amtrak Train Depot address for gps coordinates 34.75015,-92.28677:
1400 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA

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The Amtrak Train Depot. Amtraks Texas Eagle stops on Chicago to L.A. Trip. The traditional "voting place" President Wm J Clinton.

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Cotham's Home of the Hubcap Burger gps coordinates 34.74822,-92.28655:
1401 W 3rd St, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA

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Cotham's Little Rock! Open 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Only!

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Vino's Brewpub address for gps coordinates 34.74346,-92.28215:
923 W 7th St, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA

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Vino's! Love Home brewed Beer? Homemade Pizza and Good Sandwiches? Yummy and laid back.

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Diamond Bear Brewery address for gps coordinates 34.74740,-92.28395:
323 S Cross St, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA

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A History of Diamond Bear Brewery Diamond Bear Brewing is LR 1st production brewery in 15+ yrs. DB started brewing on 9/21/2000

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Funnybone Comedy Club gps coordinates 34.74785,-92.26988:
107 E Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA

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(501)376-0369 - Hidden Downtown. Close to Vino's

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the rep (Arkansas Repertory Theater) 34.74293,-92.27097:
601 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA

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Arkansas Repertory Theater (501) 378-0445

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White Water Tavern address for gps coordinates 34.74551,-92.30112:
2500 W 7th St, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA

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White Water Tavern - Another place to pary - a hidden gem. Taxi's are good. Thursday, September 2: Eric Somner The Unholy Ghosts Friday, September 3:

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Midtown Billards and Grill gps coordinates 34.73597,-92.27293:
1316 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA

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The oldest Bar and Grill in Little Rock - "what happens in Vegas starts here..." 66 Years old. Get down with it fun...! 3:30p.m. - 5:00a.m.

Transportation

Yellow Cab (501) 568-0462

Capitol Cab (501) 570-9999

Little Rock Limousine (501) 224-5466

Downtown Little Rock

Museum of Discovery, remodled and endowed with Science and Technology, Hands-on Fun.
Museum of Discovery, remodled and endowed with Science and Technology, Hands-on Fun. | Source
Clinton Museum store, President Clinton Avenue, adjacent to the River Market Pavilion
Clinton Museum store, President Clinton Avenue, adjacent to the River Market Pavilion | Source
The Flying Fish downtown, awesome food, unique atmosphere, variety
The Flying Fish downtown, awesome food, unique atmosphere, variety | Source
Bobby's Bike Hike, rent bicycles, ride the River Trails.
Bobby's Bike Hike, rent bicycles, ride the River Trails. | Source
View of the Arkansas River Queen. she is open for cruises, dinner and dancing
View of the Arkansas River Queen. she is open for cruises, dinner and dancing | Source
Sticky Fingerz patio, on President Wm Clinton Ave/1st Street/Markham Ave
Sticky Fingerz patio, on President Wm Clinton Ave/1st Street/Markham Ave | Source
William Clinton Presidential Library
William Clinton Presidential Library | Source
Freedom Riders walk on Wm Clinton Ave/1st Street/Markham Ave
Freedom Riders walk on Wm Clinton Ave/1st Street/Markham Ave | Source

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    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      7 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      I would pay the dollar more. It is definitely a place set up for people to share, they do offer Take Home too! Thanks for coming by. :0)

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      chan0512 

      7 years ago from Camarillo, CA

      Interesting place. Wondering who will order a half order of Spaghetti with Meatballs for $4.95? I would prefer the full order for $1.00 extra. :)

    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      8 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Thank you MyMastiffPuppies! I think there is Doe's in MS, and TN, it is a bit closer, but it is worth a trip to LR, you never know "who" will be there. Last night I went by to get more photos, and there were caddies, and lincolns parked in this not so fancy part of town. Thanks for the read and comment! Love Big Dogs too!

    • MyMastiffPuppies profile image

      MyMastiffPuppies 

      8 years ago

      Very good job LillyGrillzit,

      I want to take a road-trip to Doe's now, after looking at the menu. I am pretty sure they won't deliver to Alabama!

      Great job and I agree with your comment, writing on local places makes us realize how much we do take for granted in our local areas.

    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      8 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Sure Katiem2, I will show off some of our Vegan Food in Little Rock. I just got back from Hibernia's Grand Opening, and I am a bit tipsy and full! Thank you for the reminder!

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      katiem2 

      8 years ago from I'm outta here

      Does eat place sounds wonderful. I wonder, will you do any a place or two about vegan food??? Just asking. Great tips and directions to Does Eat Place in Little Rock what a place this is, so many treasures.

    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      8 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Ms. Nell Rose, thank you! There are so many hidden gems here. As I have been doing the different reviews, it makes me realize how we take Little Rock for granted. Thanks for the read and comment!

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      Nell Rose 

      8 years ago from England

      Hi, great hub and I want to go there now! where's my plane ticket? lol I see congrats are in order! yeah! well done, cheers nell

    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      8 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Purple Perl and Phoenix V Thank You! I finally found out what the congratulations were for, this was chosen as a Double Doubloon winner! Yea! Thanks.

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      Purple Perl 

      8 years ago from Bangalore,India

      Congatulations on the win,excellent hub!

    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      8 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Thank you! PhoenixV.

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      PhoenixV 

      8 years ago from USA

      Great Hub and congratulations!

    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      8 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Minnetonka Twin, Thank you for coming by! Does is set more for at least a duo to order. The menu items are really for more than one person...well, if you take the last train to Clarksville, AR, you will pass by! It is 1/2 block from the Train Station

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      Linda Rogers 

      8 years ago from Minnesota

      That was a fun trip to Doe's but I can't afford the flight there. hee hee. It really sounds like a fun place and good eats. You will have to go there for me.

    • LillyGrillzit profile imageAUTHOR

      Lori J Latimer 

      8 years ago from The River Valley, Arkansas

      Thank you tracykarl99! Doe's is great food, there are many photos, lots of Blue's Greats too.

      Bill is Hot, no matter which way we slant it!

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      Tracy 

      8 years ago from San Francisco

      Lilly, I want a Bill Sax playing figure! Also, loved the boy's choir! Very talented bunch. Thanx for a great hub and virtual tour of Doe's in Little Rock.

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