Where to eat in the Helena - West Helena area.


In Addition to the numerous food vendors at the festival try out some of the  local eateries located throughout the area.


Downtown Helena (Festival Area)

  • Bullock's Café: Located on the corner of Missouri and Frank Frost Streets. Bullock's serves old-fashioned Southern cuisine for very reasonable prices.
  • Burger Ranch: At 140 Columbia (corner of Columbia and Missouri). Burgers, fries, and "The Best Coke in Town." (338-7722)
  • Cherry Street Deli: Soups, sandwiches, and more! 420 Cherry Street. Helena
  • Eddie's Cafe: The juke joint Frank Frost made famous! One block from the main stage. 121 Missouri St. Helena (817-0316)
  • Pasquale's Tamales: World-famous tamales, New Orleans styles Muffaletta, plus spaghetti with meatballs, French dip roast beef, and other delicious selections. Pasquale's is located at its new location at the South end of Cherry St. next to the Delta Cultural Center . (338-6722)

Helena/West Helena Area (Call first for hours)

  • Armstrong's Pit Barbecue/Eddie's Place: Barbecue, burgers, sandwiches, lunch specials. Helena, near Kroger, 303 Valley Drive (338-7746)
  • August Moon Chinese Restaurant: Chinese and American food. West Helena, 306 N. Sebastian (572-5523)
  • Burger Shack: Counterpart of Burger Ranch. West Helena, 372 N. Sebastian (572-2271)
  • El Canaveral: Mexican food at it's best! So authentic the waiters speak Spanish better than English! Highway 49 across from Best Western.(572-5444)
  • Kathryn's: Ten miles from Helena, on Moon Lake. Fine dining.
  • Kelly's: Chicken, catfish, lunch specials, breakfast. On the Helena/West Helena line, Hwy 49B (572-5500)
  • Laura's Restaurant: Located next to the Sands Motel.  Great steak Combo sandwich! West Helena, Hwy 49W (572-9961)
  • Neighbor's Deli and Sandwich Shop: Daily lunch buffet, deli sandwiches, burgers. West Helena, Hwy 242S (turn south off Hwy 49 Bypass at light) (572-1836)
  • Pizza for Less: Delivery or pick-up only. West Helena, 121 N. Sebastian (572-2000)
  • Pizza Hut-Nation-wide chain. West Helena, N. Sebastian (572-2579)
  • Ryan's Family Steakhouse: Nation-wide chain. West Helena, 648 N. Sebastian (572-7926)
  • The Teaden Chinese Restaurant: Authentic Chinese cuisine. Buffet and menu eat in or carry out. Very reasonable prices Helena, near Kroger, 569 Oakland (49B) (338-8949)
  • Tony's Bar-b-q and Italian Food: BBQ, spaghetti, lasagna, etc. West Helena, Hwy 49W (572-7515)
  • Uncle Henry's Place & Inn: Ten miles away on the shores of Moon Lake. Serving fine seafood, steaks, and chicken. Also a Bed and Breakfast. (601-337-2757)

Fast Food Chains

  • Helena: McDonald's, Wendy's
  • West Helena: Kentucky Fried Chicken, Sonic Drive-in, Subway, Taco Bell