LOUISE is a modern all-day cafe in Thaden Fieldhouse that serves diner-style breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. LOUISE has both indoor and outdoor seating facing the runway, providing incredible views of planes taking off and landing as you enjoy a great meal and dining experience!
We have named our restaurant in honor of Iris Louise McPhetridge Thaden (1905-1979). Born and raised in Bentonville, she was a proud Arkansan and one of the greatest aviators of her time. Her pioneering and innovative spirit will inspire all of our guests who dine with us.
LOUISE was a mother, aviatrix, record setter, barnstormer, Bentonville Native.
Women's Altitude Record: 20,260 FT
Women's Endurance Record: 22 HRS, 3 MINS, 12 SECS
Women's Speed Record: 156 MPH
East-to-West Record: 14 HRS, 54 MINS, 46 SECS