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Neal's Cafe Celebrates 70 Years As Springdale Landmark

Posted: September 1, 2014 at 1 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES • @NWATONYR Micah Neal, owner of Neal’s Cafe, stands Thursday at the cafe in between the breakfast and lunch rush in Springdale. Neal’s is turning 70 this year. Neal’s, great-grandparents, Toy and Bertha Neal, founded the cafe in 1944. He’s the fourth generation of the family to run the business and political go-to stop for politicians, city and county leaders.

SPRINGDALE -- Folks in Northwest Arkansas can get more than just a home-cooked meal at Neal's Cafe. They can also get a political lecture, the lowdown on Razorback football or brilliant marital advice. Just ask the regulars sitting at that long table by the fireplace drinking coffee every morning.

AT A GLANCE

Neal’s Cafe

806 N. Thompson St., Springdale

Open 6 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday

Carry-out orders: 479-751-9996 or 479-750-0090

Source: www.nealscafe.com

By The Numbers

Restaurant Facts

• 70 Percent: Restaurants that are single-unit operations

• 80 Percent: Restaurant owners started careers in entry-level positions

• 90 Percent: Restaurants with fewer than 50 employees

• $683.4 billion: Restaurant industry sales

• 990,000: Restaurants in the United States

• 13.5 million: Restaurant industry employees

• 10 Percent: Restaurant workforce as part of the overall U.S. workforce

• 47 Percent: Restaurant industry share of the food dollar

Source: National Restaurant Association

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