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Club 27 (Downtown)
614 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock
(501) 414-0400 |

Club 27 hosts Little Rock Salsa every Tuesday and Friday for their Salsa night. The evening starts with a one-hour salsa lesson. No experience or partner is required. After the lesson the party continues until late at night. Club 27 offers a full bar with a focus on Latin cocktails like mojito, caipirinha, pisco sour, cuba libre, and more. Club 27 also offers Argentine Tango dancing. For the latest information about tango practicas and milongas please visit the website. Open 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Tu and 9 p.m.-2 a.m. F.

Electric Cowboy (SWLR)
9515 Interstate 30, Little Rock
(501) 562-6000 |

Although it’s a bit out of the way from Little Rock’s main activity, Electric Cowboy is one of the few options for extreme late-night partying, and of those, it’s the only one geared toward the boot-and-hat crowd. Open 8 p.m.-5 a.m. W-Su. Karaoke: Sunday

DEEP (Downtown)
322 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock
(501) 244-9550 |

Little Rock’s ultimate dance club is located in the River Market. With our huge dance floor and smoke-free environment, everyone will dance the night away. The full-service bar will serve you while Little Rock’s best DJs spin all of your favorite hits. Open 9 p.m.-2 a.m. F-Sa. Live music: Friday, Saturday

Sway (Downtown)
412 Louisiana St., Little Rock
(501) 777-5428 |

The only gay nightclub downtown, Club Sway throws a different party every time it’s open, featuring drag shows, go-go boys, club kids, live video mixing by the house DJ, and a creative cocktail menu. Sway was voted “Best Dance Club,” and is Arkansas’ home to RuPaul’s Drag Race. 18+. Open 9 p.m.-2 a.m. F-Sa.


Agasi 7: Rooftop Bar + Kitchen (Downtown)
322 Rock St., Little Rock
(501) 244-0044 |

Enjoy a happy hour cocktail and wood-fired pizza after work or a late-night snack and cocktail at Little Rock’s only rooftop bar, atop the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown on the corner of Fourth and Rock Street. Open 4-11 p.m.

Bark Bar (SoMa)
1201 S. Spring St., Little Rock
(501) 295-3989 |

Bark Bar is the only place in Arkansas to let your dog play in our indoor/outdoor off-leash dog park while you enjoy our full bar and hot dogs, cheese dip and more. Or, treat your dog to an item from our dog menu. Open 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Tu-F, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sa and noon-8 p.m. Su.

Cache Restaurant  (Downtown)
425 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock
(501) 850-0265 |

Upscale and modern, Cache Restaurant is in the heart of the downtown River Market with daily handcrafted lunch specials. Lunch offerings include delicious burgers, salads and sandwiches at an affordable price. Dinner features inspired meat and seafood dishes. Little Rock Soirée calls the wine list “masterfully curated by the in-house sommelier — the best in town.” Complimentary shuttle to and from downtown locations. Open M-F lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and dinner 4 p.m.-last seating at 9:45 p.m.; Sa dinner 5-9:45 p.m. last seating. Brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Su only. Upstairs is open until last call M-Sa. Live music: Thursday-Saturday

Capital Bar & Grill (Downtown)
111 W. Markham St., Little Rock
(501) 374-7474 |

Little Rock’s legendary watering hole and most popular dining spot features regional comfort food, including the famous pimento cheese, spiced pecans and chicken fried steak complemented by superb service. Craft cocktails, a rotating wine-by-the-glass program and very select beers are the foundation of the award-winning beverage program. Open 11 a.m.-11 p.m. M-Th, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. F-Sa and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Su. Live music: Thursday-Saturday

Ciao Baci (Hillcrest/Midtown)
605 N. Beechwood St., Little Rock
(501) 603-0238 |

This Hillcrest home-turned restaurant and night spot is the place to see and be seen, particularly among young professionals. After an inventive meal, diners can retire to the covered porch that wraps around the house to sip a glass of wine, specialty cocktail or try one of the half bottles. Open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. M-F and 4 p.m.-1 a.m. Sa.

Cregeen’s Irish Pub (NLR/Argenta)
301 Main St., North Little Rock
(501) 376-7468 |

Arkansas’ first authentic Irish pub, Cregeen’s was named to a list of the Top Ten Irish Pubs in the United States and offers a family-friendly, smoke-free atmosphere with a large selection of food, beer, wine and whiskey. Live music is featured on most weekends. Open 11 a.m.-2 a.m. M-F, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Sa and 11 a.m.-midnight Su. Live music: Friday, Saturday

Dugan’s Pub (Downtown)
401 E. Third St., Little Rock
(501) 244-0542 |

Come try Little Rock’s best Irish pub, located at the corner of Third and Rock streets in the River Market Tower. It opens to a tremendous lunch crowd and keeps going till 1 a.m. most days. The kitchen is open late, serving up authentic Irish and American favorites. There’s live music on Friday and Saturday nights with no cover charge. There are also several flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Open 11 a.m.-1 a.m. M-F, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Sa and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Su. Live music: Friday, Saturday
Karaoke: Wednesday

Flying Saucer (Downtown)
323 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock
(501) 372-8032 |

Proud to offer more than 240 beers with 100 different brewing styles, the Flying Saucer boasts the largest beer selection in Little Rock. The pub offers an extensive menu, including bratwurst plates, salads, wraps and gourmet cheeses, as well as music on the weekends. Open 11 a.m.-midnight M-Th, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. F, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Sa and 11 a.m.-midnight Su.

The Fold: Botanas & Bar (Riverdale)
3501 Old Cantrell Road, Little Rock
(501) 916-9706 |

The Fold combines the liveliness of a cantina with the casual cool of an upscale eatery; fully armed with a delightful menu of Mexican cuisine and full-service bar. Roll-up garage doors allow diners to enjoy the breeze when the weather permits, and the dog-friendly heated patio offers a year-round perch upon which patrons can take in the sights and sounds of the hip Riverdale design district. Come for the food and amazing cocktails, stay for the atmosphere. Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Su, Tu-Th and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. F-Sa.

The Rail Yard (Downtown)
1212 E. Sixth St., Little Rock
(501) 372-9273 |

Casual, fun environment with beer garden and food trucks in addition to great barbecue. Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tu-Th, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. F-Sa and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Su. Closed M. Live music: Sunday

Samantha’s Tap Room & Wood Grill (Downtown)
322 Main St., Little Rock
(501) 379-8019 |

The bar is open until midnight Friday-Saturday. Happy hour is from 4-6 p.m. with $1 off all drafts and half priced apps. Complimentary valet offered. Tu-Sa. Dining room hours are 11 a.m.-10 p.m. M-Sa with the bar open till midnight on F and Sa.

Santo Coyote (NLR/Argenta) (West Little Rock)
2513 E. McCain Blvd., Suite 1, North Little Rock | (501) 753-9800
11610 Pleasant Ridge Road, Suite 110, Little Rock | (501) 225-1300

Mexican food with south-of-the-border flare, Santo Coyote specializes in home-cooked Mexican food from the state of Jalisco. From fresh tableside guacamole, homemade flour tortillas to fajitas, enchiladas, steaks and fresh ceviche, and can’t forget Blue Coyote Margarita! Grab your amigo and head to Santo Coyote. Open 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Su-Th and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. F-Sa (McCain Boulevard). Open 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. M-Th, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. F-Sa and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Su (Pleasant Ridge).

Sonny Williams' Steak Room (Downtown)
500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 100, Little Rock
(501) 324-2999 |

Whether you're in the mood for a thick, tender, perfectly seasoned aged Angus steak, our world-famous double-bone-in pork chop, or delicately prepared, fresh seafood, our menu will delight you. And we have the perfect wines to pair with each course. Finally, enjoy choosing your favorites from our hand-crafted dessert selections. Come sit at our Baby Grand Steinway Piano and listen to the amazing playing of resident player Jim Dickerson. We guarantee you'll remember this dining experience for years to come. Open 5-10 p.m. M-Sa. Live music: Tuesday-Saturday

South on Main (SoMa)
1304 S. Main St., Little Rock
(501) 244-9660 |

Check out upcoming shows on our calendar on the website. Open 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. M-F, 5-10 p.m. Tu-Sa and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Su for brunch. Live music: Wednesday-Saturday

Stickyz Rock’n’Roll Chicken Shack (Downtown)
107 River Market Ave., Little Rock
(501) 372-7707 |

Stickyz Rock’n’Roll Chicken Shack is a live music venue, restaurant and bar with vibrant, eclectic decor. Locally owned and a Little Rock original. Drink specials. Table, booth, bar and patio seating is available. Open 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Su and M, and 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Tu-Sa. Live music: Nightly

Vino’s Brew Pub (Downtown)
923 W. Seventh St., Little Rock
(501) 375-8466 |

Vino’s Pizza Pub Brewery serves award-winning, hand-tossed, stone-baked, New York-style pizzas, calzones, sandwiches and salads that are consistently voted local favorites. Vino’s is also Little Rock’s original brewpub, serving a wide range of handcrafted ales and lagers, as well as a variety of wines and homemade root beer. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Live entertainment on weekends. Family-friendly with outdoor seating available. Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. M-Th and Su, and 11 a.m.-midnight F-Sa. Live music: Thursday-Saturday

Walter’s Coffee & Speakeasy at Heights Corner Market (The Heights)
5018 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock
(501) 663-4152 |

A living room setting to hang out with friends. Cocktails and appetizers available. Coffee: 6:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. M-Sa; Speakeasy: 4:30 p.m.-10 p.m. M-Sa.

YaYa’s Euro Bistro (West Little Rock)
17711 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock
(501) 821-1144 |

The taste of The Mediterranean is just part of the unique flavor of YaYa’s. It’s also in the sounds of live music on the patio Thursday through Sunday and in the attentive service, creative cocktails, award-winning wine list and weekend brunch. Host a party in one of our two banquet spaces or call us for catering! Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. M-Th, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. F-Sa and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Su. Live music: Thursday-Sunday


Atlas Bar (SoMa)
1224 Main St., Little Rock
(501) 712-4713 |

Atlas Bar is set to be the best new old bar in Little Rock. Inspired by traditional American watering holes of the 20th century and influenced by the golden age of travel. Come by for creative international libations and delicious street foods from around the world. Maybe a game or two of pool. Great conversation is sure to follow. Open 3 p.m.-midnight daily. Live music: Varies

Ernie Biggs  (Downtown)
307 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock
(501) 372-4782 |

While dueling pianos are the main focus at this bar located in the heart of the River Market District, Ernie Biggs is known more simply as Little Rock’s nighttime hot spot. Ernie Biggs features nightly drink specials and is the only place you’ll find live music seven nights a week until 2 a.m. For those not looking to be the star of the show, try the lounge upstairs or the street-side patio. The piano bar is open 7:30 p.m.-2 a.m. every night. Live music: Nightly

Hillcrest Fountain (Hillcrest/Midtown)
2809 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock
(501) 614-9818 |

The Fountain is a neighborhood bar catering to all walks of life Little Rock’s Hillcrest district has to offer. Proudly touting “just beer and wine,” the shotgun layout, combined with the fact that it’s a smoking establishment, make this one of the areas most popular hangouts. With wines by the glass or bottle, as well as an impressive selection of both draft and bottled beer, you’ll feel at home at the Fountain. Drink al fresco on the patio, which is open seasonally as weather permits. Open 4 p.m.-close daily.

Prost (Downtown)
322 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock
(501) 244-9550 |

Our plush seating will give you the perfect view of the game on one of our big screen TVs. Challenge your friends to a game of pool or beer pong or just sit back and chill. Try one of our many draft beers, including two local brews and enjoy a bite from our full-service kitchen. Private parties and catering available. Open 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Tu, Th-Sa. Karaoke: Tuesday, Thursday

Rock Town Distillery (SoMa)
1201 Main St., Little Rock
(501) 907-5244 |

Rock Town’s Tasting Room is a full-service bar offering a full complement of delicious hand-crafted cocktails featuring Rock Town’s spirits. We also offer local craft beer and wine. Join us for a cocktail before or after your tour or just hang out, listen to vinyl and drink some of the best cocktails in town. Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Su, Tu-Th and 11 a.m.-midnight F-Sa. Tour hours: 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tu-Su.

The Water Buffalo and Buffalo Brewing Company (Hillcrest/Midtown)
106 S. Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock
(501) 725-5296 |

We sell beer! We also sell beer and winemaking ingredients. Call for hours.

White Water Tavern (Downtown)
2500 W. Seventh St., Little Rock
(501) 375-8400 |

A local dive with a long history of great music, the White Water Tavern features cold beer and live music nightly. Bands i clude local favorites and national touring groups with an emphasis on underground rock ‘n’ roll. Full bar available. Open 2 p.m.-2 a.m. M-Sa.
Live music: Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday

Willy D’s (Downtown)
322 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock
(501) 244-9550 |

Little Rock’s premier hot spot, Willy D’s features three environments under one roof! Sing along in the greatest piano show in Arkansas, play pool and lounge in Prost, or dance all night in DEEP. With four full bars and a full kitchen, there is no need to go anywhere else. Traveling piano show available for bookings. Open 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Tu-Sa. Kitchen stays open until 1 a.m. Live music: Tuesday-Saturday


Fassler Hall (Downtown)
311 E. Capitol Ave., Little Rock
(501) 246-4757 |

Fassler Hall is a German-inspired beer hall located in downtown Little Rock. Enjoy homemade sausage, German beer and our expansive beer garden. Open 11 a.m.-midnight Su-Th and 11 a.m.-2 a.m. F-Sa. Live music: Nights vary


Big Rock Fun Park (West Little Rock)
11411 Baseline Road, Little Rock
(501) 455-3750 |

With 36 holes of miniature golf, go-karts, bumper boats and batting cages, we are the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors! We have an indoor arcade with our 30 games and prizes. Enjoy an afternoon with family or a night out with your date. Fun for all ages! New attractions include High Ropes course and Giant Maze! Large party house available for groups and families with a lot of “extras” with bookings. Beer and wine available for purchase. See website or Facebook for current (seasonal) hours.

The Joint (NLR/Argenta)
301 Main St., North Little Rock
(501) 372-0210; (501) 372-0205 |

The Joint is a unique theater and coffee shop that offers custom coffees and blended drinks as well as pastries and snacks. Use our free Wi-Fi and relax in the cafe or out in the courtyard. Then return for cocktails in the evening while you enjoy a variety of entertainment Tuesdays through Saturdays. Open 7:30 a.m. until late Tu-F and 8:30 a.m. until late Sa. Live music: Thursday

Murry’s Dinner Playhouse (Hillcrest/Midtown)
6323 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock
(501) 562-3131 |

Murry’s Dinner Playhouse has offered an all-you-can-eat buffet and Broadway’s best comedies and musicals since 1967. Tickets range from $23-$37 and includes dinner, show, coffee, tea and tax. Full bar available. Open 6 p.m. Tu-Sa. Sunday and special Wednesday matinees open at 11 a.m., show starts at 12:45 p.m.


Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge  (Downtown)
315 E. Capitol Ave., Little Rock
(501) 353-0775 |

Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge is an eight-lane bowling alley in booming downtown Little Rock. The 8,000-square-foot facility, which includes a lounge, full-service bar, karaoke room and private VIP room with two lanes, is a retro-inspired tribute to the classic bowling alleys of the 1970s. Open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. M-F and noon-2 a.m. Sa-Su. Karaoke: Karaoke room available