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Samantha's Tap Room & Wood Grill

4.7
4.7
438 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Samantha’s is upscale hop with down home comfort. It’s the only Arkansas restaurant to have all beer and wine offerings available on tap; 32 and 20 respectively. The freshest locally-grown ingredients are on hand whenever possible as Samantha’s cooks by way of the oldest form: Wood fire.
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Samantha’s menu is diverse with a broad selection of appetizers, salads, sandwiches and main courses. Uniquely, all items are à la carte.
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2015 KEGGY “PEOPLE’S CHOICE” AWARD WINNER
As one of the few restaurants in Arkansas that serves wine directly from kegs, we were awarded the Free Flow Wine’s 2015 KEGGY “People’s Choice” award for our Wine on Tap program.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 2 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    American, Beer Garden

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–12:00 am

  • Phone number

    (501) 379-8019

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    Call

  • Private party facilities

    Seated Capacity 36Standing Mixers 40+

  • Private party contact

    Nick Rule: (501) 749-5927

  • Neighborhood

    Little Rock

  • Cross street

    4th St.

  • Parking details

    We offer Free Valet parking.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 438 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 all time ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Celebrated my Birthday with friends. The only downside is that we were not able to bring in my birthday cake.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 1, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience4
    The food was good: the service was lacking. The hostess was not friendly AT ALL. We were just another number. Arrived when she was completing a task on her tablet. She never bothered to acknowledge us; just worked until she was done. Then asked us how many without a smile a welcome or anything. Because it was my son’s birthday, I reserved a table. There was no bother to wish him a happy birthday until I mentioned it. Because I reserved the table, the gratuity was automatically added. And the dessert wasn’t complimentary. We were recommended a dessert we didn’t necessarily like and ended up having to pay for it over a miscommunication. It’s fine but it’s little things like these that add up to a poor experience can’t say I won’t be back but we left not as happy as when we arrived but the food was really good. Our orders: Lamb chops Grouper sandwich NY strip Fries Lamb chops Mushrooms Some kind of cider Bacon wrapped quail Queso dip We really liked all the food! Parking: there’s a public parking lot right next to Samantha’s. Put that in your navigator instead of Samantha’s otherwise you’ll have to circle a two-block radius to park. Hourly parking is either $2 or $4. Bring a debit card. I don’t think the lot takes cash. I’d go back, but I wouldn’t RUSH to go back bc service means everything to me and it’s the little things that go a really long way.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    It was my birthday and me and a few friends got together after not being able to see each other for two years. The food was good but I do feel like we were rushed out after we finished eating. The looks we got from the waiter made us a bite uncomfortable while we were just sitting and catching up.
  4. SD

    StaceyD

    New Orleans

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    We did sit at the table for awhile before a server came to help us. My grilled shrimp was over cooked and my grilled asparagus was undercooked. Lamb chops and macaroni were good, nice flavor.
  5. RP

    RonaldP

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We did a later lunch early dinner and we had basically the Reaturant to ourselves. Many choices for our party of 3 and we were all very happy with our choices from the Smoked Salmon , regular salmon and skirt steak tacos . Homemade chips , Pork skins !! Corey our server was excellent and spot on for everything. Ron P -NJ
  6. D

    Daniel

    Little Rock

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hope was our server snd she was excellent; 10 out of 10! Food was right on time, drinks right on time! Super service!!
  7. CH

    CrystalH1

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 29, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    I rated the food a 3 but really it could be 3 and a half. We were only able to have 2 appetizers. We chose the artichokes which we were disappointed with. They were not BAD per se but not our cup of tea. I think we prefer artichokes to speak for themselves instead of being drowned in a balsamic sauce. And a bit messy to eat. Our bad. The Chorizo & cheese was wonderful. The sausage packed a kick which we loved and those bread and butter pickles were great with it. We Will come again another time and have some entree's. My two Lemon Drop Martini's were amazing!! And our server was Layton was awesome!! He took great care of us.
  8. LS

    LibbyS

    Dallas

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was my second time dining here. First time for lunch, everything was absolutely wonderful! I had the Pomegranate Pear Martini - it was heavenly! Also, order the Fried Green Tomatoes as the appetizer and honestly they were the best fried green tomatoes I have ever had in my whole life! I wish I could have them once a week. For the entree I ordered the Chopped Salmon Salad and it was also very delightful and filling! Cannot wait to come back and try something else!
  9. LR

    LauraR

    New Orleans

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful dinner during a trying time. Glad we were able to have dinner at Samantha’s. The meal and service were great as always.
  10. J

    Janet55

    Dallas

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on March 12, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food was delicious and the service was impeccable. We enjoyed our short stay in Little Rock and are happy we chose Samantha's for our big night out. Grateful Texans!
  11. J

    Jenny

    Dallas

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 8, 2020

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Excellent service, wonderful server. Can’t remember her name but young, long blond hair, very nice and attentive to our table. Food was okay, not great. I’ve eaten here before a few times and always enjoyed it. Just sort of underwhelmed this time, but I’ll be back. Ordered the skewered shrimp and it was bland. Won’t order that again.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 7, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We got there early and the bar was open so we are there! It was amazing!
  13. BK

    BlissK

    Little Rock

    4 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2020

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    I ordered a side of snap peas - it was overcooked and soggy, and didn't have much taste.
  14. MK

    MadisonK

    Las Vegas

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 28, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the food selection, drinks, and atmosphere! Will be back!
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Little Rock

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 27, 2020

    overall3food2service2ambience3
    This was my fourth and probably last visit . I asked about wine and waitress was snarky , reminding me this is a tap bar . Not necessary . Food is highly salted , could not finish tenderloin, mashed potatoes, or asparagus . Way too much salt, and I like salt. Place is not what it used to be.
  16. PB

    PatriciaB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 26, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a very nice lunch with a colleague yesterday. Made a reservation on line and was seated immediately when I got there. Had good service, good food, and we were not rushed. Always great.
  17. E

    Enjoyable

    Washington DC

    83 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    83 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The grilled artichoke and fried green tomatoes were excellent. The hamburger would have better with grilled onion.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 20, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love Samantha’s. From the delicious food to the excellent service!
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2020

    overall4food5service3ambience5
    We waited over 10 minutes before I had to ask for a server for our table. The food was fabulous and once we had a server he was very nice.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Little Rock

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We always love coming to Samanthas. It was Great like always
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Little Rock

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    I’ll definitely go back but food was not up to par this time.. it was a little disappointing . But it was still a wonderful place
  22. AR

    AmandaR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best Filet I have ever eaten! Service was great; we never had to ask for anything. The waitress was on it.
  23. KA

    KevinA

    Atlanta

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Mandy, our server, was spot on for everything. She easily answered every question from our party of seven. Everyone's dish was spectacular both from a presentation and taste perspective.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 8, 2020

    overall2food1service1ambience5
    Waiter disappeared and rarely checked on us. We waited 20 minutes for another pitcher of water and we ordered drinks he forgot to bring them. The food was not what I expected for what we paid. Will not be going back.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 8, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always incredible. The wine selection is the awesome!
  26. SE

    SEMc

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 8, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service were outstanding. One of my favorite restaurants.
  27. DM

    DeMonicaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience, friendly staff, good food, beautiful scene!
  28. VV

    VincentV

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great night and the staff took excellent care of our team of employees. Thanks
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 1, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic. Wonderful date night with my husband.
  30. JK

    JanetK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 22, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service! Met my family circle downtown and had a wonderful time.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Little Rock

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was Fabulous!!!!
  32. AJ

    AmandaJ

    Memphis/West TN

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2020

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Food was excellent. Only issue-hostess told us to park in Valet area as we arrived a few minutes early for our 5pm reservation. Not long after 5 we were informed by the valet a tow truck had been called to tow our vehicle. His attitude was awful even after it was explained to him that the hostess told us to park there. Hostess told us later they usually check with her before calling a tow truck but did not that night.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 3, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was above our expectation. Our server was attentive and did well at offering specials. Love the atmosphere and valet parking. This is a must try.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Little Rock

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 26, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love Samantha’s. One of my favorite places to dine.
  35. TR

    TiffanyR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 24, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We loved Samantha’s!! Everything was great!! We will be back!!
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2019

    overall5food5service3ambience4
    Very good experience. The food was ready in ten minutes. Very fast. Thank you Samantha
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Little Rock

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2019

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Had an amazing time. Service, food, beverages were simply amazing. I always have the lamb chops w/ the Asian BBQ when I do attend. I wouldn’t go anywhere else.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 18, 2019

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Great experience! Highly recommend!
  39. S

    Spectacular

    Little Rock

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on December 14, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Every part of the meal was memorable and delicious. We each had a cocktail, shared an appetizer and salad and our own entrees. We finished it off with a shared dessert. Our waiter was knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. We will definitely be back soon!
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Little Rock

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 13, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great evening of drinks, food and fun.

FAQs

Samantha's Tap Room & Wood Grill offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (501) 379-8019.

Samantha's Tap Room & Wood Grill is rated 4.7 stars by 438 OpenTable diners.

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

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 2 times today
Google Map for Samantha's Tap Room & Wood Grill

322 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72201

Additional information

  • Cross street

    4th St.

  • Neighborhood

    Little Rock

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–12:00 am

  • Cuisines

    American, Beer Garden

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    We offer Free Valet parking.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (501) 379-8019

  • Catering

    Call

  • Private party facilities

    Seated Capacity 36Standing Mixers 40+

  • Private party contact

    Nick Rule: (501) 749-5927

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