Hospitality/ Restaurants

East Harding Construction has renovated many restaurants throughout Arkansas.  From One Eleven at the Capital in Little Rock to Oven & Tap in Bentonville, East Harding puts our heart and soul into every restaurant.  We are so pleased and proud to have recently completed the renovation of the former Cafe Prego into the new George’s Little Rock.


East Harding Construction has vast experience renovating country clubs across the state, including the Country Club of Little Rock, Chenal Country Club, the DeSoto Club in Hot Springs Village and other private clubs.



George's Little Rock

-a quaint Italian restaurant

George’s made their debut into the world of boutique restaurants on August 19, 2023.  This quaint eatery offers a quiet, welcoming atmosphere and delicious Italian fare.


The existing building was demoed to the stud walls, and the floorplan was doubled with a new addition.  The design includes a full service commercial kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining and a “Speakeasy” bar and lounge area.




Oven & Tap


This 4,037 sf office space was renovated to house a very upscale but comfortable Italian restaurant.  The name and the restaurant centers around a large brick oven with stone made in Italy and assembled in California.  A full service commercial kitchen, outdoor patio, beautiful wood finishes and many rustic accents were incorporated into the award-winning restaurant.

Country Club of Little Rock


Phased renovation of the 22,000 sf Club House Main Level.


Included in Phase I:

New entry doors, exterior windows, wood flooring and wood paneling in Foyer, Library, Reception, Parlor, Hallways and Ballrooms, new light fixtures & new state-of-the-art audio visual.


All work was accomplished while the building was open and in operation.


Included in Phase 2:

Complete renovation of the Garden Room, Centennial, Presidents and Terrace Lounges, and formal and Terrace Lounge restrooms to include new mechanical, electrical and fire protection systems, all new finishes, a new wine storage room with private dining, a new bar, and a newly expanded and covered outdoor patio/dining area.


Winner – Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas Award for Excellence in Preservation through Restoration

One Eleven at the Capital


A new chef initiated the renovation and expansion of the main kitchen at The Capital Hotel, that was previously renovated entirely by East Harding. First, the floorplan of the main kitchen was redesigned completely, and a new 30-ft long “zinc bar” was built that opens to the lobby, preparation areas for pastry and room service were expanded, and a new butcher room was added.  Plus the former Ashley’s Restaurant received a gorgeous renovation and is now ‘One Eleven at the Capital’.



Museum of Discovery

Total refocus — moved the front entrance, added 6,000 sf to the 36,000 sf for the reception area, addition of a new theater, conference room, full kitchen and classroom, and prepared the Museum for 85 new exhibits.


Phase I was the relocation of the staff offices — Phase II was the transformation of the loading dock into a new front entrance and gift shop — Phase III was the demo and renovation of the existing exhibit areas.


All accomplished in a very tight construction area in downtown Little Rock and completed while the staff was on site and working.

Copper Grill


Located on the ground floor of the 300 Third Building, the Copper Grill & Grocery has opened its doors. Mary Beth Ringgold, owner of Cajuns Wharf and Capers, has designed another superb restaurant with an offering that includes hamburgers, grilled halibut or ribeye. Next door to the Copper Grill is the Grocery, offering a coffee bar, deli, meats, vegetables, fruits, cheeses, and gourmet entrees to heat and serve.


The interior is contemporary but comfortable and features a temperature-controlled glassed-in wine closet, open ceilings & stone flooring.


This approximately 6800 sf grill/grocery is a welcome addition to downtown Little Rock.



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2230 Cottondale Lane
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Little Rock, AR.  72202

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