Comfort Inn & Suites Airport
4301 East Roosevelt Rd.
Little Rock, AR 72206
Phone: (501) 376-2466
Fax: (501) 376-0253
Bars & Cafes
Located downtown, this trendy wine bar retains a relaxed and warm atmosphere amidst an industrial-like building. Cozy lounge seating, sleek wooden tables, soft lighting and brightly hued art adorn the space providing the perfect setting to enjoy their menu of over 40 wines from around the world. Vino enthusiasts will love their Wednesday tasting events as well as their various flights offered throughout the week. A small, yet well rounded menu of tapas dishes rounds out the experience with a selection of charcuterie, stuffed figs, hummus, gourmet mixed nuts and even a chocolate platter.
This modern bistro has an eye for detail, from the carefully selected items on the menu and the gorgeous artwork on display, to even the carryout containers that 100% biodegradable. Even the most pickiest of palate can find something on the diverse menu; comfort food classic, burgundy stroganoff or the mozzarella and Roma tomato sandwich for vegetarians and a raw salad of fresh veggies, nuts, and balsamic vinaigrette for those watching their waistline! Their wine and cocktail list is just as impressive with labels that hail from around the world.
One of Little Rock's hippest places to be at night is Midtown. Not only can you play pool all night long, you can also check out some of the best regional bands. This bar, which caters to a late '20s, early '30s crowd, serves any drink you can think of, as well as great food for the late-night munchies. A membership is required, but you can buy those at the door.
Lifelong dream of owner Don Dugan, Dugan's Pub has quickly become a local favorite. Raising the bar on the usual pub-grub, Dugan's cuisine is made from scratch, using fresh, local ingredients. Expect to find traditional pub fare like soups, salads, appetizers, sandwiches and burgers. An unexpected find is there Irish portion of the menu, which features bangers and mash, Guinness chicken and of course the ubiquitous corned beef hash. The decor lends a cozy air to the bright and open space with dark wood furnishings, stained glass accents, intimate booths and even a double sided fireplace.
Sticky Fingerz in Little Rock emphasizes on good food and good music. They keep looking out for bands like The See, Del Castillo, and Lucious Spiller Band, playing different genres of music from rock, pop, alternative to jazz and blues. The opening acts by smaller, local bands are always just as interesting as the main performances. Shows start around 9 or 10p and go on for a few hours. Their menu is an interesting compilation of fast food such as burgers, the house specialty of chicken fingerz , grilled chicken and salads. Check the website for information on upcoming shows.
Anyone looking for a nice, quiet hole to hide out in will enjoy the Underground Pub, located just around the corner from the popular River Market. The murky, yet casual atmosphere bears a surprising resemblance to the pubs found in the city of its namesake London. The only thing resembling the London subway system (the Underground) is the sign, which steals the original's logo. Relax with a pint of beer or cider, and join in a game of darts, Twister, or trivia.
Nestled downtown, 4square Cafe & Gifts offers a hodgepodge of eclectic trinkets, souvenirs and vegetarian fare. Find a variety of wraps, fruit smoothies, paninis, sandwiches, ice cream and desserts. The trinkets and souvenirs are unique to Arkansas with local handcrafted products like jams, cookies, soaps, gift baskets and more. Get a vegetarian taste of Little Rock and find a one-of-a-kind gift to bring home.
While in the River Market, stop off at this little bistro for a cup of coffee or slice of cheesecake. The staff prepares terrific lunches, including a potato soup that is out of this world. Like a traditional cafe, the chairs are uncomfortable and the tables small, which is actually all part of the fun. On nice days, take your meal to the outdoor patio and enjoy the view of the Arkansas River and the bustling of passers-by.
The food at this River Market restaurant is primarily American and Italian, serving up everything from onion rings to personal pizzas with a variety of toppings. The sandwiches surpass the average deli. The turkey melt is hot and seasoned to perfection. You will also find a modest breakfast menu of egg biscuits, bacon and pancakes. Gourmet coffee is served all day. It was formerly known as Emerald Coast Cafe.
Putting a twist on an old classic, Willy D's Rock 'N' Roll Piano Bar has been a Little Rock favorite since its establishment in 2002. Presenting only the best of the best, talented piano players, expect to start singing along to top 40's hits as well as some age-old classics. Not only can these piano players, sing, most of all the can perform! The full kitchen provides patrons with classic pub-grub with a menu filled with appetizers, salads, sandwiches and burgers. Perfect for a group outing, special event or just a regular night out, Willy D's Rock 'N' Roll Piano Bar is truly a Little Rock gem.
The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium features more than 200 beers from over 15 countries. The Ace Apple and Pear Cider on tap are out of this world. Drink specials every Monday through Wednesday nights help offset the expense. A variety of appetizers and entrees will keep your stomach from grumbling. The nacho grande saucedillas are excellent. Cigar aficionados will find a wide selection to smoke while lounging on a sofa inside or watching passers-by from an outside bench.
This restaurant-cum-bar is one of the more popular Italian joints in town. Seating 77 people at a time, this eatery delights its patrons with delicacies from the kitchen of Chef Eric Isaac. Start off with the Veal and Vegetable Soup or the Tomato and Gorgonzola Soup. Try the fried fish or Mozarella Caprese. Grab a plate of the Fettuccini Alfredo or the Risotto. Munch on the Chicken Marsala or the Beef Tenderloin. Savor the Irish cream or the Tiramisu. Top it all off with one of the coffees or the Cảpeo House. You could bring your own drink for a corkage fee, but with such a wine list on offer why bother? Open Monday to Friday from 5 p.m.