Brave New Restaurant
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Marinated and roasted whole, then sliced and served with a whole-grain mustard sauce
Pinenut crusted salmon filet, served with pesto cream sauce
Portobello cap stuffed with mushroom duxelle, goat cheese, spinach, & pecans, wrapped in puff pastry, baked & served on a bed of fresh tomato sauce
Really enjoyed the walleye special and the duck 2 ways! Great service by Ben!
It is always excellent every time we go!
The food is always fresh and deliscious!
The food was great, it was a beautiful night for the patio overlooking the river. We enjoyed our anniversary dinner.
Brave New delivers consistently good food and service and dining on the deck with views of downtown, the Arkansas River, and the North Little Rock shore is a phenomenal experience — peaceful and relaxing. Have yet to be disappointed with the venerable Brave New Restaurant — after years of dining there.
It was delicious. A generously proportioned gourmet meal. Waiter was amazing. Well worth it and a great view!
Incredible dinner, always impressed with the meal and the service.
My first time here, the ambiance was amazing. I’d never had halibut but the way the server described it, sounded great! So I took a chance & I’m glad I did! Overall, delicious food, great location. I’ll definitely go back!
Great food and service in a beautiful setting by the Arkansas River.
Awesome service, amazing food, great atmosphere !! Will be back soon
OUR EVENING AT BRAVE NEW RESTAURANT WAS AS ENJOYABLE AS I COULD IMAGINE. KUDO'S TO THE CHEF AND STAFF
A couple of miles out of town but well worth the ride. The restaurant in what looks like an office building and overlooks the Arkansas river with wonderful views. We sat on the deck and were treated to a sighting of a bald eagle. Amazing. The menu is creative and the food is well prepared and presented. The Heirloom tomatoes with burrata and a corn relish as an appetizer could have been a meal and were terrific. A duck breast served with duck sausage was special. The wine list was thoughtful and reasonable. All in all a wonderful meal. A must go to if in Little Rock.
Pretty hard to beat the lobster roll, but the BLT is INCREDIBLE when tomatoes are in season.
Wonderful fresh dishes! Loved the special of the day, the Ahi Tuna, superb! We sat out on the deck and the ambience was lovely. The waitstaff was super nice, attentive and I can't say enough nice things about it. We'll be back.
The food and environment were amazing as always, but the service last night was sub-par for what we know is the norm for Brave New. We believe the waiter may have been new as we’ve never seen him there before, but we had to ask about specials for each course, we were not offered a choice between soup or salad or different type of salad, so when salads emerged, one had to be sent back to exchange it for the soup that was wanted, and our entrees took over an hour to arrive. We believe that the order was forgotten and not submitted to the kitchen when we placed it, but we were offered no explanation for the long delay. Again, everything else was perfect (wouldn’t mind seeing more of Leo though) and we feel that this particular waiter was new, so we didn’t cause a scene; we understand that everyone needs the time to learn and we’ve been dining here for years and we know that this is not the usual standard of service at Brave New, so we just enjoyed a much longer meal than usual and will definitely be back.
Great food. Our waitress was Erin, she was great as well. We really liked that Peter Brave went around and greeted all of his tables. You hardly see that. Great experience!
My daughter celebrated her 11th birthday along with friends and they had a very wonderful outstanding meal. Peter, the owner of Brave New actually came out greeted them. He also asked the kids if they wanted to meet his dog. Therefore, they enjoyed a wonderful dinner and spend time with Leo, the dog. Outstanding
customer service and a birthday to remember!
Always good menu items and service. Never noisy.
Perfect weather for outdoor dining. Food and service were incredible as always.
The indoor dining area and outdoor balcony overlooking the River are both very nice. This is upstairs so a little hard to find the first time. Go in the center doors and up one floor and then way down the hall. Both of us had the vegetarian meal, Mushroom Wellington with a nice outer pastry puff and asparagus on the side. The printed menu is a little limited right now but they also many specials. We had the heirloom tomato appetizer plate and they tasted great, like in the old days. The bread was marvelous. We’d go again that it. Our server and all were very friendly.
Fabulous food and longtime efficient staff. Most consistent of high-end restaurants in the entire state. An easy decision to take guests. Heirloom tomato appetizer in-season is very special, as are all their seafood dishes. Peter Brave is a hands-on chef/owner and it shows.
We were immediately seated at a lovely table by the window. Our waitperson, Jack was a delight all evening. We ordered drinks and they were served in a timely manner.
The selections were excellent. I had the tune and ordered it rare....as it was served. It was delicious. My husband ordered the stuffed salmon. He loved it. All in all it was a wonderful evening. We'll be back!
Such a beautiful restaurant with incredible views, food, and service!
Service was excellent! Barramundi and veal were fantastic! View of the river was awesome! Highly recommend.
As always a dependable excellent visit! Great food, excellent service, they remember you.
Found this gem! I would highly recommend this place!
I just moved to Little Rock. This place is spectacular. The owner/chef is off the chain terrific. He roasts his own coffee and it was the best ever. They gave us the coffee tour of the kitchen and prep area. I got to meet everyone. I am planning to go here as much as I can. Best place ever.
Peter Brave never ever disappoints. Make this a necessary stop for your out of town guests.
Always an awesome meal. I'm a huge fan of the lobster roll, myself.
Great food! Great Service! Nice view of the River. A little hard to find but worth it!
Wonderful food.. the best in Little Rock, I think. Great attentive service, well spaced tables given the cover situation and a gorgeous view. Nothing beats BNR for dining at lunch or anytime. Just the best!
Its always a great experience at Brave New Restaurant. From the atmosphere, the view, patio seating and the amazing food. The service is impeccable and the wait staff are always very friendly. I definitely would recommend Brave New Restaurant.
We have been away from Little Rock for 15 years. Before moving, Brave New was one of our favorite restaurants. We were thrilled to find that nothing has changed - the food and service are still amazing.
Always excellent, since they first opened. Just first-rate!
Waited 2 hours for service while those around us were served promptly.
what was the point in making a reservation?
This is or anniversary place! We LOVE the food, we love the presentation of the food, we love being by the river, and we love how the owner/chef comes out every time to ask how our experience is and thanks us for coming out. It's so wonderful!! It's nice to dress up all fancy (not required) and go have a glorious evening with my husband at our favorite restaurant. This place is DELICIOUS!!! Suggestions: always try a new dish. We get 2 appetizers and share. 1 appetizer is always the heirloom tomatoes with aged balsamic vinegar and beretta cheese. It's so tasty! Then we get another new appetizer to try. Try a special they have. Menu options are delicious too. You can't go wrong with this place ever! Also they will never bring your appetizers out the same time as your entree. They let you enjoy the food and give you loads of time and they are Johnny on the spot with water refills! Never an empty glass! As long as they're open we'll continue to go.
Alicia was our server; she was exceptional! She made our visit a 5.
We took my mom here for her birthday dinner. Service and the meals were excellent!! Each of us ordered different entrees and they were all delicious. The atmosphere is perfect with a view of the river. We highly recommend the Brave New Restaurant and will definitely return!!
We come to Brave new a few times each year. It is one of Little Rock’s hidden gems. If you want in season and we’ll prepped food, then this is the spot. Not to mention the beautiful view of the river and downtown! We love Brave New and Peter Brave!
Was fortunate enough to have arrived early so my dinner was one of the last walleys available...they ran out and switched to Maui Maui..
Our server, Olivia was so entertaining and fun, and did a great job. We had not been here in a while, so had my usual issue finding the place. Would be nice if some indication was on the outside to show where to come in.
Will be back
Brave New never disappoints. It is consistently the best in Little
Brave New Restaurant offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (501) 663-2677.
Brave New Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 2384 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.