Restaurant transitions: Ex-NFL player plans seafood restaurant near Capitol; latest on The Shack; new owner for Morningside Bagels


Photographs by Historical photo courtesy of the Capitol Zoning District Commission

The building at 1706 W. Third St., Little Rock — the future home of The Capital’s Seafood House — was being used as a used-car lot, circa 1980; the original glass overhead doors to the service bays have since been bricked in.

We've been watching work taking place on the building at 1706 W. Third St., Little Rock, a onetime gas station catti-cornered from the state Capitol that has been a restaurant since the late '80s, housing Solar Cafe (1989-1993), Olde World/O.W. Pizza (1994-2013) and, most recently (June 2015-January 2016) Fresh! -- An Urban Eatery.

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hah406 says...

Give me just a moment here to make some observations. First, exactly what fresh seafood is going to come from Memphis? Last I checked, that was the mighty muddy Mississippi River running through town, not the Gulf of Mexico. Second, what's up with Gusano's? They are going like gangbusters in NWA, but changing tack here to become one of several hundred BBQ shops in LR? OK, whatever...Finally Delta Biscuit Company! Oh hell yes! That is actually what a town like LR needs! Can't wait!!!

Posted 2 August 2018, 6:53 a.m. Suggest removal

HenryP says...

Good luck. I will stop by sometime....

Posted 2 August 2018, 9:18 a.m. Suggest removal

MaxCady says...

It'll be tough sledding with Oyster Bar right up the street. The Gusano's in Conway shut down not long after a shooting incident in their parking lot. Now there's Surrano's Mexican in its place.

Posted 2 August 2018, 12:07 p.m. Suggest removal

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