Grateful Head Pizza Oven

4.5
41 reviews
$30 and under
Pizzeria
Handmade specialty pizzas with the freshest ingredients hand formed and brushed with garlic butter. Terrific chicken wings, sandwiches and salads also available. Enjoy downtown views on the expansive mountainside decks and patios while enjoying the coldest beers originating from the Natural State plus regional and international beers. Wines & period cocktails available.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 41 People Are Saying
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4.3
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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StacyB
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gluten free pizza was amazing! Kids and husband loved their regular pizzas as well. Would highly recommend! Great atmosphere and friendly service!

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We booked on the Open Table app. We were able to get in a few minutes early. The service was great and our food was fabulous. We ordered the cheese sticks and a small pizza for two of us. We had left overs to take with us! The outdoor seating area was beautiful and a perfect place for lunch!

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Hanna
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The food and drinks were delicious. I think I heard the waiter mention they may be removing their vanilla soda from the menu. That seems like a shame. It was very good. The pizza crust was a fun style. Watch out for the hot version of their wings, they are HOT but great.

Unfortunately our waiter was very busy and he did not get our alcoholic beverages out within a reasonable timeframe and this was only a summer Tuesday. I probably would have consumed more drinks if they had been staffed properly but staffing has understandably been an issue during and after covid times. I was also disappointed that some of their menu items were not available, like the moscato adult juice box.

Being able to sit outside was lovely. I like the large outdoor area and that tables weren't too close together. It would be nice if they ran a broom through the benches occasionally to remove spider webs.

Regardless of the slower service, the waiter and buss staff were great, the food was super delicious, and the atmosphere was as expected.

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jleaj
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The pizza was delicious. Very different than any I've had before. The service was very good and our server was very friendly. I love the atmosphere and the gardens. It was a very enjoyable experience. I will definitely come back again.

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ChristyK
Birmingham
6 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The pizza was amazing. Good beer selection.

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vipGeorgetteB
Dallas
12 reviews
Dined on 10 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were in town from Dallas and wanted some pizza. We had visited the other Hochatown, OK location and loved it so we wanted to try this location. Despite them being understaffed that day - it was awesome service, great food and awesome atmosphere. Thank you.

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VicP
1 review
Dined on 27 May 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

This is a fun, quirky place to hang out on a back street in this old historic town. Their pizza is excellent!

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Luv2travel
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on 26 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great pizza and great service. A must visit when you’re in Hot Springs!

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JaiL
1 review
Dined on 24 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Got to eat great pizza with great friends at an awesome place!!

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JaniceB
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on 19 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun patio even when it’s raining. Really good pizza and superb service!

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VicM
Little Rock
2 reviews
Dined on 16 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious pizza and great ambiance. Definitely worth the visit.

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RobinV
Memphis
8 reviews
Dined on 15 May 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

The cocktails were excellent!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 15 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was so nice and the pizza is amazing!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Memphis
9 reviews
Dined on 14 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time at grateful head. Our server, Heather, did an amazing job and the food was delicious.

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SusanK
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall4food3service2ambience4

Great beer selection, good pizza, mediocre service. Easy walk from free municipal parking lot. Interesting location, built into the incline of the mountain. Nice outside seating areas.

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KC25
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delish! Casual fare with a good selection of beers.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 8 April 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Very good pizza.

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RICKT
Dallas
11 reviews
Dined on 8 April 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great Pizza! Sat on the porch and it was amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 4 April 2021
Overall5food3service1ambience5

Service was horrible

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davida
South Dakota
2 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great pizza!

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traceya
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on 3 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I took my daughter here while she was on a visit from Los Angeles. I'd taken her and my son-in-law in the past, and it is still just as wonderful, even in these challenging times! Our waiter was attentive and excellent too! We split a shakedown salad, small cheese styx and a small Casey Jones pizza and took food home. Delicious! My only complaint would be the small dog who barked the whole time we were on the patio! I have nothing against dogs, but it would have been nice to eat without this guy!

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rogerg
St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience3

One server with seven tables, not her fault but understaffed. With reservations, management should know how much staff is required. We sat 10 feet from the oven and when we got our pizza is was almost cold, had to send it back to be reheated,

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 28 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kami is the best! The food was amazing and so was the service.

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Null
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 27 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to eat and would highly recommend this Place for anyone in the area

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OpenTable Diner
Fayetteville
2 reviews
Dined on 26 March 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our pizza was very good! The restaurant was quite busy, and a little disorganized to get into, as many people were standing around and it was unclear whether or not people were waiting to be put in the list or were waiting for their table. We were glad we reserved ahead of time because the wait was pretty long. The food was good and our server, despite being busy, was very attentive and friendly.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We sat outside during our dinner and the atmosphere was lovely.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always the best. We'll drive an hour off the interstate anytime passing through Arkansas and Grateful Head never disappoints.

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CharlesR
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

I made a reservation for 7:30 pm and was promptly seated. However, from there things turned. We ordered drinks at 7:35 pm and got them about 10 minutes later. At 7:45 pm we ordered our pizza. At 8:25 pm I went to the hostess stand and asked our waitress if she had an update on our order. Keep in mind that up to this point the waitress had not come back to our table for any updates or drink refills. Her response was "I don't know when it will be ready". I looked over to the kitchen area and there were several pizzas just sitting there. She came back to the table 2 minutes later and said our pizza was almost done. We ordered 3 large pizzas and 2 small pizzas. At 8:30 pm the pizzas were delivered to the table and 2 of them were barely warm. They had sat for so long that the cheese started to coagulate (harden). We were so hungry that we ate and left. Very disappointed in the service. We made reservations to avoid these kinds of issues. We won't be returning.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a fun place in a great location! The cider on tap and grinder were so good!!

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OpenTable Diner
Central Texas
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Pizza was pretty good, but service was absolutely awful and probably one of the worst experiences I’ve ever had at a restaurant.

After being told it would be 1 1/2 hrs to be seated without a reservation, I got on here and made a reservation and was seated in less than 15 minutes. Honestly ridiculous. The line to put your name on the list was not run efficiently.

After sitting for nearly 20 minutes without even placing our drink order, we had to get up and ask the hostess to see a waitress. This waitress, of course, rarely tended to us. Employees seemed just plain incompetent or on drugs, or both.

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RichardR
Springfield
2 reviews
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Definitely worth the visit! We sat outside in the sun on a beautiful day in Hot Springs. This was our first trip to Grateful Head and it definitely won't be our last. Adult beverages were great and our sons enjoyed some great craft sodas as well. Their pizza selections are great, and of course you have the option to create your own. Our server was great, just a little slow, but in her defense they were incredibly busy! Use the Open Table app for reservations. We reserved our table, drove across town (...parking was a bit of a challenge! Spring break weekend), and were seated immediately. Others waiting at the door were looking at an hour + wait time. Can't wait to go back!

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Just to loud couldn’t talk to anyone at my table, we waited about 25 minutes on my drinks, ordered 2 openers 1 one before the food and got the 2nd 10 minutes after our food arrived. Overall not the best experience for being there for the first time

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on 17 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We are from Chicago so we are pizza snobs, but I would say this was probably top 3 pizza I had of all time. Fun place, but make sure you have a reservation many people were turned away because they did not make a reservation.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

On vacation in hot springs definitely recommend

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, location is beautiful and unique with multiple levels of patio space and an area the kids were able to play. Thoroughly enjoyed by all. This is a Hot Springs gem, best foot and ambiance we experienced in town.

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JohnF
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

I think they were struggling with staffing when we visited - reservations only, and two tables that remained uncleared in the room where we were seated. The young host allowed himself to be intimidated by the young couple ahead of us and seated them and their two kids without a reservation. So, maybe the fact that my husband had to get up from
the table and ask for another beer (second request) was a situation of their own making. He had the Dire Wolf - which was good, and I had the Cosmic Charlie - which was amazing. Our daughter had her standard Cheese only - and described it as “standard restaurant pizza.” The decorations and music are great - and complement each other well. We liked their pizza well enough to go back when we are in the area - or maybe we will order take out.

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AnnotW
Baton Rouge
4 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best pizza I have ever had- great staff as well!

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was wonderful.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very delicious pizza. Excellent service. Would def recommend!

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vipCorbettS
Memphis
21 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Good service and great pizza!

FAQs

Grateful Head Pizza Oven offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (501) 781-3405.

Grateful Head Pizza Oven is rated 4.5 stars by 41 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.