neighborhood bar. SO offers the best in fresh seafood and hand-cut rustic
meats, complimented by an extensive and diverse wine list, honored with Wine
Spectator's Award of Excellence. Whether casual dinners, special occasions,
meetings with clients, or private parties, our service will impress.
It had been awhile since we had dined at So. Glad we came back, mussels/clams were excellent and I can recommend the sea bass and duck. Overall, a great meal and enjoyable. Will return soon!
Restaurant has a very good wine and drinks selection. The food and service were average and much less than expected from a restaurant at this price point.
Great service! Very carrying! Definitely will back!
While I would still recommend SO, my second dinner in 2 weeks here was somewhat disappointing. Once again we had somewhat simple questions about the food that the waiter was unable to answer. (Please, for a restaurant of this caliber - learn was comes with entrees and what some of the sauces are!) A steak wasn't cooked anywhere near what was ordered. It wasn't too busy (a Wednesday night) and yet it took quite some time to get our second round of drinks, as in, maybe he forgot? Deserts this time: creme brûlée was tiny (I didn't taste it) and the white cake was lousy (but I don't like white cake so maybe that's on me). I still like this place, especially the ambience. However, dinner #3 (whenever that will be) will be a make-it or break-it occasion.
Should be 10 stars! High praise and no complaints ! Will be our “go to” restaurant for special occasions!
SO continues to update itself and reinvent. If you haven't been to SO in the last 6 months, then you need to give it another chance. The food is cooked well, constantly innovating with specials, great service, outstanding wine selection...and most importantly...they care that you have a great experience.
Food was delicious, scallops perfectly prepared to the chocolate sack desert which is a dessert for 4 people.. great food, service and ambience.. perfect for a date or special occasion
Was really looking forward to this meal because of such good ratings. I got the chicken Marsala, the chicken came out dry, there was not enough sauce or mushrooms and the peppers and onions over powered the dish. My husband got the pork chop which was drowned in sauce, so much so that it over took the taste of the pork. The service was excellent but at $35-$50 a plate I expected a lot more out of the food. Really disappointed.
Great food. Outstanding service. Wine list and somm are great.
Amazing wine list, amazing ambiance, and amazing food! Already planning our next visit to try the highly reviewed scallops.
Wanted to give it 5 stars across the board, but being a critical (picky?) foodie, I feel the need to point out just a couple things that would improve the meal. One, while the waiter was very nice, giving just the right amount of attention, he should have known the menu a little better. Two, while the Chocolate Sack (a frozen chocolate box) dessert was good, it was lacking that "to die for" taste. But worse, in my opinion, it was actually difficult to eat. The waiter even joked about trying to pry into the frozen square. Having said that, I loved the quiet (it was a slow Sunday night), romantic atmosphere (important to me as I was entertaining an old GF I hadn't seen in 20 years!), the fact that one of the managers stopped by the table to check on us, a very good wine list and my salmon was cooked just right. I look forward to going back!
Mediocre in every way.....and I’ve always loved this restaurant.
The food and ambiance were amazing. I loved the extensive wine list. Our waiter was super friendly and knowledgeable. Our appetizer and food filled is up. I'm definitely coming back.
The butter poached filet was amazing. Probably the best steak in Little Rock
First time at this restaurant, and we were not disappointed. We liked the simple but varied menu and the extensive wine list for a place this size. The cheese board we shared was beautiful, and the house-made accompaniments were unique and spot on. The cheese selections could have been a bit more daring, though. The steaks 2 of us had were excellent prime beef and cooked perfectly medium rare. The schnitzel one of us had was good but a little bit over-salted. The shoestring potatoes, however, stole the schnitzel show. The presentation of the mashed potatoes with bone marrow, served in a half, hollowed bone, was fun, though the marrow might have been a bit overwhelmed. We shared a special of seared scallops with a marinara and white chocolate sauce - surprisingly delicious. And the chocolate sack, a desert we used to have in another city some thirty years ago, was as wonderful as everyone says. To be candid, the prices were just a tad steep, (e.g. $38 for the 4 scallops and risotto) but as with so many restaurants, the server's attention, enthusiasm and good humor made that thought disappear during the dinner. Will definitely return the next time we're in town.
Great service, amazing food! A must eat place in Little Rock!
What a terrific find, wonderful creative food, attentive service and comfortable ambiance.
Brought wife and grandma for birthday celebration, delightfully surprised by having a brunch menu. Service was excellent, food amazing. Got to talk with the chef, which I always enjoy. Good time can't wait to go back!
Went for brunch. Everything on the menu is great. Love the french toast. Best sausage gravy and bisuits in town.
Delicious food in a quiet, intimate setting. Brought my sister from out of state and we were both impressed. I had the duck and wild rice, she had the chicken marsala, and we both had the white chocolate lavender creme brulee. Amazing! And our bill was half of what it was at another fine dining restaurant in Little Rock. Can't wait to go back!
The staff and food were wonderful!!! I am so glad we decided to try out SO Restaurant.
Went for brunch. Outstanding food. In my opinion, the best french toast and sausage gravy/biscuits in town. My wife also loved the breakfast hash. This will definitely become our go-to spot for brunch.
Amazing service. Had a perfect wine pairing to go with each entree for each person's meal. Every dish was prepared to everyone's request. It was the perfect restaurant to catch up with old friends. I would highly recommend this restaurant. The food was outstanding.
Delicious! Thoroughly enjoyed every bite! Looking forward to our next visit!
Good portions, 7oz filet is more like 10oz, blackened steak salad is big. The filet was cooked perfectly medium rare and was well seasoned. The pating of the steak was interesting as the mashed potatoes were in a bone, looked cool but was impractical taking up so much room on the plate! The steak on the steak salad was what you can expect on a salad but there was a good amount on it. The dressing was yum. We ended our meal with the brick of chocolate and rasperry ice cream(forget what it was called), its massive and delicious. They also can make a pleasant cup of coffee which put the icing on the cake for this dinner. All in all, a great meal. Our waiter was nice and even offered to take a picture of me and my date with the dessert and had a good conversation, instead of trying to shuffle us out to get the next people in. They offer window seating which is cool during the day but if you go in the back its a bit dark. The pricing on the food is fair for the amount you get and the tast of it all. Good SO restaurant!
Not really. The service was very pleasant, the food very much so-so. We should have gone to Whole Foods and bought something from their hot section to eat at the hotel, would have been better and much less expensive.
Great food, cool venue. Would go back
So is at the top of my list of fine dinning LR restaurants.
Everyone is at the top of their game. Chef with new innovative menu and specials. Strong wine list with a great somm. An owner who is committed to make this one of the top restaurants in the city. We will be coming here often.
Everything was Excellent! Perfect Cocktails, Delicious Blackened Seafood Fondue, Meat was high quality, well seasoned and cooked to the exact doneness, Sides were outstanding (her Bone marrow mashed potatoes for one) And to top it all off the Chocolate "Sack" dessert. Every Bite was Wonderful. And our server, Megan made sure the Evening was Special. With JJ Anderson Walker
First time celebrating a birthday. Loved SO, food was great, killer mash potatoes!
Absolutely delicious! We all had a great time! Will definitely be back!
New job. The evening was a terrific dining experience. Great place to celebrate a life milestone.
My favorite restaurant in little rock. Wonderful food, great drinks, amazing service and ambiance. A bit expensive but absolutely worth the price. I have celiacs, and there were many food options for me and even dessert options! I could eat the lemon poppyseed creme brulee again and again.
We were in from out of town. Not a fan of SO. Three issues. 1. Place was filthy. The wine list had food all over it. Bathrooms were dirty. Kitchen? 2. Food was really poor. Not at all fresh. Looked and tasted like leftovers - it really did! 3. Help could smile once in a while. Never going back.
High quality food, and you pay for it, but worth it. The Chocolate Bag dessert is worth the trip!
Excellent brunch menu at a reasonable price! Will for sure return on Sunday for brunch in the future!
Father’s Day Brunch. Brock, our server was excellent.
We had a great meal at SO tonight!!!
SO is the kind of exceptional restaurant that serves dishes that even a competent home chef couldn't reproduce. I had duck with wild rice and it was superb. I shouldn't have, but also devoured the tres leches cake with strawberries. I'm putting SO at the top of my list of restaurants to choose when I want to treat myself.