42 bar and table at The Clinton Presidential Center

4.8
417 reviews
$30 and under
American
42 bar and table offers diners a delicious blend of local favorites and internationally-inspired cuisine. We are happy to welcome you back for in-person dining for our delicious lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Come enjoy our acclaimed food and outstanding service in our socially-distanced dining room or on our patio and terrace, which offer unparalleled views of the Arkansas River and the lighted Clinton Presidential Park Bridge. Reservations are encouraged.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 417 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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food
4.7
service
4.8
ambience
4.6
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Noise · Moderate
98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MomDaughter
Little Rock
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit since pandemic. Was not disappointed. Food was delicious as always. Service was wonderful.

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KatinaW
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was wonderful. Our server was entertaining and fantastic. Will definitely eat there again soon.

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VPF1
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was very nice and apologetic as they were a little understaffed. The crab cakes during brunch was phenomenal.

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vipRichardC
Cancun
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated our 27th wedding anniversary there and it was exceptional. Service and food were hands down one of the best experiences in Little Rock!

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CristinaC
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The staff was wonderful and the food was excellent. Highly recommend.

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LaraJ
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was so very helpful with assisting our party (we had changed our minds about sitting outside + we had extra person. Thanks and we loveeed the german chocolate pie.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The food was just “ok”. But everything else about the place was very nice. I’d go back.

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AnitaS
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such a great anniversary dinner! The food was amazing and not overpriced. The drinks were the best in Little Rock!

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

We've been here a few times before. We had the lunch special and dessert. The catfish was fine but nothing to write home about. The spinach spread on the turkey panini was cold and didn't go well for my wife. The service was good, but the dessert was only good, and not exceptional.

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FrancesC
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed our lunch outside. The food and service was very good.

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Frank
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch selection was nicely varied between typical choices and delicious pastry options. All the staff including Chef Andre were welcoming and pleasant and cared about the patrons experience. Both inside and outside dining areas were very appealing with the adjacent view of The Riverfront Park.

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Shemp
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on 21 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch and setting with friends. Food was great Ali g with service. We will be back soon.

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Vhbecker
Sacramento
4 reviews
Dined on 17 May 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food is always good here. We almost always have to wait a bit to pay, so it’s a good place for a slow lunch. We usually eat outside, and the noise level is low. Inside, that’s not the case - rather loud and echoey like many other places. I almost always take friends and out-of-town guests here.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 16 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s MUST you visit one of my favorite restaurants, very upscale with super reasonable prices. Bomb food, service and ambience!! You can’t go wrong with dinner or brunch there!!!!

Hottest brunch spot in the city.
Do no leave out trying the monkey bread side of bacon or the shrimp & grits!

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RogerR
1 review
Dined on 14 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Don't like the requirment to write a review. rftg

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paulj
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We walked in,found a table and before we we even sat down, our waitress was there attending our every need. Excellent service and outstanding food. I'll surely come back.

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GaylaE
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

First time dining there, loved the experience. Wait staff was slow, but to be expected with shortage of staff... definitely want to try their brunch

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Vhbecker
Sacramento
5 reviews
Dined on 13 May 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Everything was great, except we had to wait a bit longer than usual to pay. Delicious food, otherwise great service, well spaced tables and no overhearing other tables. We will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress Andrea was PHENOMENAL and Horace made our visit extra special. I brought people from out of town and I would go again!

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ShannonR
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 6 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and food. Sat out on the patio. It's spacious and peaceful.

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Outside seating was great! Drinks and Food took a long time to come out, probably because of pandemic shortage of staff. No worries

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KateeN
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful dinner, would highly recommend! The views are great as well!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Little Rock
2 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous patio.

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CrystalH
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing brunch. Our server was very attentive and the food was amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic!!! Every time!!!

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KateC
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our thanks to Vhonda - outstanding hostess. We are visiting from out of town and had four for dinner - all of our meals were great - the wines were as well. Very conscientious of all covid precautions.

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LarryK
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 20 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, food and safe!!
Our first time eating at a restaurant in a year.

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DeMoneG
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food, great drinks, abs friendly staff! The crab cakes are amazing! I had the shrimp pasta very good!! My wife had the salmon and it amazing as well!

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ElaineK
Little Rock
3 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Our food and a cocktail were inexplicably slow to be served. Our server was pleasant and apologetic. Restaurant did not seem busy. It was strange.

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CBPatts
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 15 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As always, the food and service was amazing. It definitely was pricey, but it was definitely worth it. They are following every COVID precaution and I definitely feel safe eating there.

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I felt very confident that 42 has taken every precaution to mitigate the impact of COVID. There is ample space on the patio to accommodate patrons without crowding and all staff is gloved and masked.
Our server was a bit overextended with lots of tables, but she was attentive and personable. I enjoyed our interactions.
The food was excellent, well seasoned and tasty. There are not many choices on the menu but I was so pleased to see that there are gluten free options.
It’s lovely to sit outdoors and enjoy the light show on the foot bridge with gentle breeze and good conversation.
We will be returning soon.

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RosaO
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was super friendly and the service was great. The food was delicious, I tried the Cobb salad and Chicken and Waffles.

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ScottC
Little Rock
3 reviews
Dined on 9 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A favorite place. A longtime friend and I usually meet here for our regular lunches.

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SheridanGirl
Fayetteville
1 review
Dined on 8 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful night! Loved the heater at our table bc it was just a little cool out! Service was great! Portion sizes were great as well! Very lovely evening!

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 2 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice ambiance and great food and service

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Persnickety
Little Rock
18 reviews
Dined on 2 April 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

We had a birthday party for seven guests and were nicely accommodated.

My only complaint was the sangria (white), which was godawful: nothing but white wine and pineapple juice (!!!), NOTHING like real sangria, with a strawberry. Sangria is made with wine, a shot of brandy, muddled fruit including lemon and lime and other available fruit such as peaches, strawberries, or oranges, and simple syrup. NOT wine and pineapple juice, ugh! I spoke to one of the waitresses (the manager?) about it and she took the drink off my tab, which was the right thing to do as I didn't drink much of it.
Otherwise the food and drinks were good and everybody had a good time.

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Clarkansas
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had family in town from Carlsbad, California and I was their Little Rock tour guide for the day. The Clinton Presidential Center was still closed due to COVID restrictions, so it was a great way for them to visit the attraction.

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coco
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice atmosphere. Good food and drinks. I recommend it for date nights.

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Brad
Memphis
2 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time here and the exact same phenomenal food and service. Best brunch in Little Rock.

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Sarah
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time eating here for Brunch. The staff were super friendly. The food was amazing! The view is great. This is definitely our new brunch spot. The monkey bread is huge, but delicious. The eggs Benedict is my favorite in town. Chicken and waffles was also amazing. Can’t wait to go back!

FAQs

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

42 bar and table at The Clinton Presidential Center is rated 4.8 stars by 417 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.