Eleven Restaurant

Eleven Restaurant

Welcome to Eleven, the restaurant at Crystal Bridges. We specialize in modern American comfort food with an emphasis on traditions that hail from the “high South and low Midwest” region…the Ozarks. Our “edible responsibility” approach demonstrates our commitment to promoting and celebrating local food culture, featuring fresh ingredients from the Bentonville Farmers’ Market and other food artisans in Northwest Arkansas. The robust cuisine of Eleven not only nourishes, but also tells a story—inspired by the artworks, natural surroundings, and fascinating regional history connected to our Museum.

Lunch: Mon, Wed – Sat | 11am to 2:30 pm
Brunch: Sun | 11am to 2:30 pm
Dinner: Wed and Fri | 5 to 9 pm
Culture Hour: Wed and Fri | 5 to 7 pm

Reservations are recommended for brunch and dinner service.
Large groups call 479-418-5700 Option 2

Eleven Blog

  • Chef Melody Lane Meet Chef Melody - Food is a way of life for Crystal Bridges Chef Melody Lane. “I’ve always been in the middle of exciting food movements throughout my career,” she says. But it wasn’t just Bentonville’s burgeoning food scene that brought the 57-year-old chef and food activist to Northwest Arkansas, but rather a cultural happening on an international scale:... Read more »
  • Geoff Cr(EAT)e Food Blog:  Essential Cravings:  A Delicious Glimpse into What Crystal Bridges Staff CRAVE (Part II) - We all experience Essential Food Cravings at some point in our day-to-day existence.  And we thought it would be an interesting study in the personal food culture of the Museum to seek out the CRAVINGS of some of our staff, so this is the second in a series of installments for you to enjoy as... Read more »
  • It's all about the roux. Cr(EAT)e Food Blog:  GUMBO Me Over - Recently, Chef Maudie Schmitt of Café Rue Orleans in Fayetteville graced the Wednesday Over Water (WOW) stage to discussion the virtues of Southern cuisine, specifically that delicious and rich region in and around New Orleans.  One of the highlights of the evening was the chance to sample Chef Maudie’s famous Gumbo:  nutty roux-based and chock... Read more »

Plan Your Event

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art features some of the most unique and elegant event venues in the region, offering facilities for a wide variety of events. Your guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the Crystal Bridges’ ponds and landscapes from the Museum’s Great Hall or Eleven, dance the night away on the spacious outdoor Walker Landing, or celebrate alongside the Art Trail on the Museum’s South Lawn, surrounded by native Ozark forest. Your guests also have the unique opportunity to experience the Museum’s breathtaking collection of American Art. Learn More