Acadia Restaurant is a casual fine dining restaurant located in the Historic Hillcrest district of Little Rock, Arkansas, and is the perfect restaurant for a romantic evening out, business engagement, or relaxed dinner on our three-tiered deck.
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Acadia is a casual fine dining restaurant located in the Historic Hillcrest district of Little Rock. With an ever-changing menu and the city’s most eclectic wine list, Acadia is the perfect spot for a romantic evening out, business engagement, or relaxed dinner on our three-tiered deck.
Private dining rooms cater to all parties, large or small, while our numerous awards attest to the high standard to which we have held ourselves since opening in July 1999.
Arkansas native James Hale began his culinary career in 1993 in New Orleans. He moved home in 1995 and worked as sous chef at two historic Little Rock restaurants, Spaulé and Andre’s Hillcrest.
James opened Acadia Restaurant in July of 1999. Chef Hale was the winner of the “Apprentice of the Year” award by the Arkansas ACF Chapter in 1997, and in 2008, James was a James Beard Award semi-finalist for Chef of the Year in the South Region.
Gregory Robinson joined Acadia Restaurant in February of 2001. Under his direction, Acadia has received awards for its service and numerous awards for its wine list including the “Award of Excellence” from Wine Spectator magazine in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009.