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42 bar and table at The Clinton Presidential Center, Little Rock, AR

42 bar and table at The Clinton Presidential Center

4.7
4.7
942 Reviews
$30 and under
American
42 bar and table, the Clinton Center’s onsite restaurant, offers diners a delicious blend of local favorites and internationally-inspired cuisine. Come enjoy our acclaimed food and outstanding service in our dining room or on our patio and terrace, which offer unparalleled views of the Arkansas River and the lighted Clinton Presidential Park Bridge.

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2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 11 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Contemporary American, Contemporary Southern
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Thu–Sat 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Thu–Sat 4:00 pm–6:30 pm
  • Phone number
    (501) 537-0042
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Catering
    The Clinton Presidential Center is the premier venue in Central Arkansas for any occasion, and we promise to leave you and your guests with a lasting impression. Perfect for private luncheons, dinners, wedding receptions, business meetings, and lectures, the Center boasts more than 10,000 square feet of unparalleled event space for any event.
  • Private party facilities
    The Clinton Presidential Center is the premier venue in Central Arkansas for any occasion, and we promise to leave you and your guests with a lasting impression. Perfect for private luncheons, dinners, wedding receptions, business meetings, and lectures, the Center boasts more than 10,000 square feet of unparalleled event space for any event.
  • Neighborhood
    Little Rock
  • Cross street
    E. 3rd ST.
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Offers

  • Great Drinks with a View to Match!

    Multiple dates available
    Thu - Sat - 4:00 PM - 8:15 PM
    Join Us Every Week, Thursday – Saturday from 4 – 6:30 pm, for deals on Signature Cocktails featuring Arkansas Spirits, House Wine, and Well Drinks. Plus, ALL Beers are $2.-, Local Craft & Domestic. Make You Happy Hour Presidential!

    Great Drinks with a View to Match! Photo

What 942 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Little Rock

    Best Overall

  • Little Rock

    Best Food

  • Little Rock

    Best Ambiance

  • Little Rock

    Best Value

  • Little Rock

    Great for brunch

  • Little Rock

    Good for business meals

  • Little Rock

    Innovative

  • Little Rock

    Good for groups

  • Little Rock

    Healthy

  • Little Rock

    Hot spot

  • Little Rock

    Romantic

  • Little Rock

    Lively

  • Little Rock

    American

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Best Overall

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Best Food

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Best Ambiance

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Best Value

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Great for brunch

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Good for business meals

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Innovative

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Good for groups

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Healthy

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Hot spot

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Romantic

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    Lively

  • Little Rock / Central Arkansas

    American

942 Reviews
  1. JulieD

    Little Rock

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Overall, our cocktails and meals were good, but the service left a lot to be desired, in spite of the fact that there were not many diners on a weekday evening. It took a very long time for cocktails to be served, as well as each course.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server was very attentive and the food was great

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  3. PeggyC

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Attentive staff and delicious dishes—it’s what it’s all about! And 42 Cafe delivers! An incredible dining experience to finish off an incredible institution—promise delivered!

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  4. Fred22Cathy27

    Coastal Georgia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our waitress was very friendly and our food was just amazing! We had the Ahi Tuna, Salmon and Ribeye Steak and all 3 meals were perfect!

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  5. Alan

    New Orleans

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food/Great Service... Sitting outside in the Spring is always a plus at night!!

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our experience was perfect. Greeted by a friendly valet and then front desk manager. Then the hostess at the restaurant wished us a nice Easter Sunday. The food and the service were on point. Thank you so much!!

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  7. DA622

    New Orleans

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Nice outdoor setting, good happy hour prices on beer and wine, tasty options on daily menu. Food service timely, not rushed. Never disappointed here

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  8. SharonW

    Little Rock

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Yummy brunch. Vonda was our server and she was fabulous.

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  9. KevinP

    Little Rock

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing meal as always! I asked my daughter where she wanted to go for a spring break lunch and she picked 42! Everytime we eat here, the experience is fantastic. Better than restaurants I’ve been at in Chicago and New York. They run a tight ship and it shows. Special shout out to our server, Lauren and Jason the MOD. Will definitely be back!

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  10. CharlesH

    Pittsburgh

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on March 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good service nice place, will recommend to all my friend.

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  11. Stephanie

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Vonda was AMAZING!!!!! She was so attentive and the service was great!

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I had the Ribeye. Was great. Grouper was good too..good wine.

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  13. rose6650

    Hawaii

    45 reviews

    5.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on March 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Gorgeous restaurant with marvelous food. Wish I lived closer! Steak salad was fantastic

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  14. JohnR

    Little Rock

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent food and great date night. Beautiful location

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  15. RandyR

    Denver

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 6, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    The food was pretty good. My husband had the shrimp po boy. He liked it. I had the cab cake salad. The crab cakes and remoulade were very good but there were too many salad greens with no dressing. I asked for a side of dressing and got some honey vinegarette, which was excellent.

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  16. LauraF

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and presentation were excellent. We enjoyed looking out over the river and our trip to the museum.

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  17. Maxwell

    Little Rock

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food is amazing, staff is very friendly and professional.

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Fayetteville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and service! Nice atmosphere with a wonderful view.

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  19. JonN

    Memphis/West TN

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This has one of the best views in the world, looking out on the Clinton Bridge and Arkansas River. Nice selection of entrees and wine. The deserts are always excellent!

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  20. SharonW

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love the space and atmosphere all of the staff are having fun and friendly to all

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  21. PatF

    Alabama

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great good. Very fair prices. Excellent staff and atmosphere.

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  22. Smedley

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I decided to go here for brunch. It was very nice. I enjoyed the ambiance and the scenery. I had a table by the window where I could see the bridge,the water, all of the outdoors. The food was very good, cooked with love, and reasonably priced. I would definitely recommend and I will be going back!!

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  23. VirginiaO

    Memphis/West TN

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of our favorite Little Rock spots! And the view of the bridge never disappoints

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  24. Carol

    Charleston

    26 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Glad they revamped the menu, more choices for me, but two in our party were very sad that they no longer offer the chicken pot pie. Maybe they will offer it as a special from time to time!

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    Little Rock

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Great lunch spot. Lots of light limited view of Arkansas River but nice. Not a large lunch menu but enough options. They set up a great table by the window. Service was ok, started good but had to remind server for wine and still waiting for desert options. Will go back but be a bit more assertive.

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  26. AdvocateSupporter

    Chicago

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding experience before touring the Clinton Library in Little Rock! Beautiful view, excellent and friendly service and the food was fabulous!

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  27. JeanetteC

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was exceptional and the service was on point!

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  28. MrsB

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    An Arkansas Gem! First time dining. Brunch was AWESOME! Service food and atmosphere were amazing!!!

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  29. RichardC

    Cancun

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best brunch in Little Rock hands down!! Excellent service and views of the river!

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  30. RichardC

    Little Rock

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a wonderful time at 42. The food was great and a great value for the price. It is a nice quiet place to have a nice meal with your loved ones.

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Memphis/West TN

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I made an early dinner reservation for 4:45 PM for my girlfriend and me a few days prior to dining. Prior to our dinner, we enjoyed visiting the Clinton Library and Museum, which houses the 42 Bar and Table Restaurant. Our appetizer was Arkansas Rice and Crawfish Cakes with Roasted Pepper Cream, which was excellent and artfully presented. The two crawfish cakes were delicious and “light” so just enough to satisfy two people and “prime” us for our entrees. My delicious Grilled Swordfish meal also included lump crabmeat, roasted corn, herb risotto, and seasonal vegetables. My girlfriend enjoyed the delicious Mustard and Maple Glazed Chicken Breast with crisp prosciutto, fingerling and sweet potatoes, and seasonal vegetables. We were very satisfied with our meals and the price was very reasonable. Service was good and the server was very kind.

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  32. KennedeM

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The staff was great, but the food, not so much. I had shrimp and grits with a side of breakfast potatoes and it lacked any flavor. I thought I had COVID due to it not tasting like anything. My mom had the breakfast platter and thought the same. She did really enjoy the white sangria, though. The food also took 30+ minutes to come out. For that long of a wait, we left very hungry and disappointed. This was my first and last time coming.

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  33. MaryW

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We can't wait to come back for brunch once again. The service was great, the food was delicious, per usual, and the atmosphere was enjoyable.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience beautiful surroundings food was great most definitely coming back soon.

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  35. DavidR

    Little Rock

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Veggie wrap needs something more. Maybe a creamy dressing or cheese

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  36. TrapJazzNFood

    Little Rock

    5 reviews

    1.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Ordered steak but tasted horrible like maybe bad meat and no A1. Sent it back and got Shrimp and grits. Better than steak but still not good. I just gave up and kept it. Not saying they would but I feel like the more you send stuff back the more you may upset the cook. I don’t want to upset anyone preparing my food.

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Table 42 is always above and beyond a great experience. Took children here before returning to college. The staff always makes such a special dining experience. Our waiter went out of his way to make the dinner nice for us. Justin the manager on duty always makes time to check on the table and to give a welcoming and personal connection to guests. The chef and kitchen is the best part. The food is top quality and cooked perfect. They are always amazing with requests and you can taste the incredible talent and love that goes into preparing nourishment for guests. Absolutely best place in the State and region to go!

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  38. Bostongirl

    Chicago

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Order the french onion soup and the mussels. Extraordinary!

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Little Rock

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I lived the food, the prices, and overall ambience!

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  40. OwenF

    Memphis/West TN

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    42 is my favorite place for brunch. The food is fabulous and the setting of the restaurant is so beautiful. I am disabled and use a mobility scooter and have never had any problems dining at 42.

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FAQs

42 bar and table at The Clinton Presidential Center offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (501) 537-0042.

42 bar and table at The Clinton Presidential Center is rated 4.7 stars by 942 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 11 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for 42 bar and table at The Clinton Presidential Center

1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201

Additional information

  • Cross street
    E. 3rd ST.
  • Neighborhood
    Little Rock
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Mon–Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Thu–Sat 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Thu–Sat 4:00 pm–6:30 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Contemporary American, Contemporary Southern
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (501) 537-0042
  • Catering
    The Clinton Presidential Center is the premier venue in Central Arkansas for any occasion, and we promise to leave you and your guests with a lasting impression. Perfect for private luncheons, dinners, wedding receptions, business meetings, and lectures, the Center boasts more than 10,000 square feet of unparalleled event space for any event.
  • Private party facilities
    The Clinton Presidential Center is the premier venue in Central Arkansas for any occasion, and we promise to leave you and your guests with a lasting impression. Perfect for private luncheons, dinners, wedding receptions, business meetings, and lectures, the Center boasts more than 10,000 square feet of unparalleled event space for any event.
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