LOUISE is a modern all-day cafe located in the Fieldhouse at Thaden Field that serves diner-style breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. LOUISE will have both indoor and outdoor seating facing the runway, providing great views of planes taking off and landing as you enjoy great food!
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