Need to kick back and relax with a hot coffee or cool drink? There’s no better place than Northwest Arkansas. Here are some of the most popular nightclubs and other venues.
406 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. This happening bar features a chill atmosphere, a smoking porch, free WiFi and outdoor seating.
Arsaga’s Espresso Cafe
1852 N. Crossover St., 2418 N. Gregg Ave., the Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W. Mountain St., Washington Regional Medical Center, 3215 N. North Hills Blvd., and the University of Arkansas Law Library, Fayetteville. These nonalcoholic venues feature monthly art exhibits and poetry readings and offer live acoustic music on the weekends with an emphasis on folk music and songwriters. The Crossover Street location also has a monthly singer-songwriter circle.
2530 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. A pool hall in northern Fayetteville. Serves burgers, Philly cheesesteaks, allows smoking.
115 N. Dixieland Road, Rogers. A large club in Rogers that emphasizes blues and hosts regular live music, jam sessions and karaoke nights.
The Boom Boom Room/Ryleigh’s Sports and More
313 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. This two-level bar features live music ranging from bluegrass to rock ’n’ roll Thursday through Saturday. Both levels also offer pool tables, air hockey, dart boards and pinball machines as well as daily drink specials.
310 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Serving upscale Italian cuisine, this eatery boasts a large wine list and a cocktail bar that opens at 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Brewski’s Draft Emporium
408 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Features a full bar stocked with more than 200 different beers, 71 on tap.
Buffalo Wild Wings
32 W. Joyce Blvd., Fayetteville, 6938 W. Sunset, Springdale, and 2707 Moberly Lane, Bentonville. This sports bar, famous for its spicy wings, offers 28 beers on tap, electronic trivia and Texas hold ’em, and multiple televisions.
420 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. A nightclub featuring a full bar, weekday drink specials and a patio area in the back.
216 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. A dance club and bar located in the basement of Willy D’s Dueling Piano Bar.
105 W. Poplar St., Rogers. A private, local pub in downtown Rogers that features a full bar.
412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. A large coffee shop that features a wide menu of different drinks and foods and live, eclectic music on Sundays.
31 E. Center St., Fayetteville.
227 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. A dance club that also features live music and special events. The venue hosts a live drag show each Sunday.
Doe’s Eat Place
316 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Featuring steaks, shrimp, tamales and a full bar, Doe’s is open Monday through Saturday in the evening and earlier on Razorback game days.
3615 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville. A dance club and bar that also features live music with rock, rockabilly, country and top 40 influences.
Eddie Haskell’s Patio & Grill
3300 Market St., Rogers. In the Shops at Pinnacle Hills, Eddie Haskell’s has a full bar, a large patio and live music on Saturday.
2127 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fayetteville. A dance club that plays country, rock and trance music.
2175 N. College Ave. and 1545 W. 15th St., Fayetteville. The quintessential sports bar, Foghorn’s serves up wings, beer and burgers along Fayetteville’s U.S. 71-B and right next door to Baum Stadium, the home of the Razorback baseball team. Guests also can check out live, local entertainment Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
George’s Majestic Lounge
519 W. Dickson Street, Fayetteville. One of Arkansas’ oldest clubs, George’s hosts live music, including national touring acts, throughout the week. No smoking is allowed in the venue, but patrons may smoke on the patio.
229 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville. A nonsmoking venue featuring folk, bluegrass and singer-songwriters in a Victorian home off the Fayetteville Square.
The Green Room
326 N. West Ave., Fayetteville. A spacious pool hall just off Dickson Street that features a full bar and seating area.
481 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. An organic restaurant that serves free-range chicken and all-natural buffalo burgers, this grill near the heart of downtown Fayetteville also serves up live, local music.
Grub’s Bar and Grille
220 N. West Ave. and 3467 N. Shiloh Drive, Fayetteville. Choose from 18 different hamburgers or other American cuisine options at this bar and grill. The venue has nightly drink specials, occasional live music and an outdoor patio area.
2901 N. College Ave., Fayetteville. One of Fayetteville’s oldest sports hangouts, Herman’s is known both for its barbecue and for being a favorite hang-out of Razorback football fans.
Hog Haus Brewing Co.
430 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. This brew pub offers up a selection of unique, local beers and classic American food.
Iron Horse Coffee Co.
220 S. First St., Rogers. A traditional coffee house with Internet access that features live entertainment. Sandwiches and soups are served along with espresso.
21 W. Mountain St. and 4201 N. Shiloh Drive, Fayetteville. This gourmet coffee house on the Fayetteville Square has a patio and serves coffee, smoothies, beer and wine. The venue also has live music on Saturday mornings during the Fayetteville Farmers Market and free Wi-Fi.
JJ’s Grill N Chill
4500 W. Walnut St., Rogers; 1271 N. Steamboat Drive, Fayetteville; 1 Prairie Creek Marina Drive, Rogers. This down-home bar has happy hour from 3-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. All-American food including wings, strips and burgers are served, and local live music can be heard nightly.
324 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. A Mexican restaurant better known for its margaritas and large patio. This local spot, which has been around for 25 years, attracts an eclectic crowd. There is live entertainment on the patio. Thursday is Bike Night.
Jose’s Southwest Grille
5240 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale. A Mexican restaurant that features a large outdoor patio and stage. The venue offers some sort of live entertainment Monday through Saturday, including Tuesday’s Bike Night with a full band and Thursday’s Karaoke Night.
The Lightbulb Club
19 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville. This nightclub features an expansive jukebox with local music, guests DJs and a large beer selection.
Maxine’s Tap Room
107 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville. Since opening in 1950, this traditional Fayetteville spot has seen several generations of college students pass through its doors.
Mellow Mushroom Pizza
1460 E. Augustine Lane, Fayetteville. One of Fayetteville’s newest hang-outs, Mellow Mushroom offers up pizza any way you like, “Mellow ‘ritas” and an assortment of beers.
Mickey Finn’s Irish Pub
644 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. This small pub located near the University of Arkansas campus is open seven days a week and has a pool table, touch-screen games and an Internet jukebox. There are nightly drink specials, and beverages are half-price on Sundays.
On the Mark
2588 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. This smoker-friendly sports bar offers daily blue-plate specials of country cooking, daily drink specials and a full bar. The Wi-Fi-compatible venue has pool tables, 51 televisions, shuffleboard, video games and a private room with a fireplace.
The Perk on Wedington
3980 W. Wedington Drive, Suite 19, Fayetteville. This gourmet coffee shop hosts acoustic jams on Monday, live music on Friday and live bands on Saturday nights.
Powerhouse Seafood & Grill
112 N. University Ave., Fayetteville. A popular seafood restaurant that has semi-casual dining and serves all beverages, including the famous Kilowatt. It also is known for its Party on the Patio live entertainment until 11 p.m. on Thursday and Sunday from April to September.
1003 McClain Road, Bentonville. A steakhouse that has live piano entertainment every Friday and Saturday night. This private club serves free appetizers on Friday nights along with seafood.
Roger’s Rec Room
406 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. A pool hall located in Fayetteville’s premier party spot — Dickson Street.
The Rogue Pizza Co.
402 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. A pizzeria and lounge that features entertainment ranging from hip-hop DJs to local bands.
414 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Offers more than 50 different types of shots served in shot glasses made from ice — toss back the shot and throw the “glass” on the floor.
311 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. A new downtown Fayetteville bar that offers 60 draft beers, 100 bottled beers, free pool and shuffleboard.
Smoke and Barrel Tavern
324 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. A hot spot known for its live music, fine whiskey and rotating beer lineup. Just behind Jose’s on Dickson Street, this bar has a devoted following among Fayetteville hipsters.
509 W. Spring St., Suite 250, Fayetteville. Adjacent to the Nadine Baum Studios, this upscale club features a full-service bar and lounge upstairs and a dance floor and bar downstairs. It is open Thursday through Saturday.
442 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. This full-service, upscale bar on Dickson Street has drink specials Monday through Thursday. The club also features DJs on occasion.
Sunrise Cafe Off Dickson
326 N. West Ave., Fayetteville. Open 24 hours, the Sunrise Cafe is one of Fayetteville’s best brunch spots. The adjoining Sunrise Lounge offers live music.
Tables & Ale
102 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville. This bar is a favorite place to shoot a few games of pool and has an outdoor patio.
21 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville. A gay/lesbian venue that features karaoke, drink specials and dance parties. The club features a lounge upstairs and a dance floor downstairs.
Theo’s American Kitchen and Cocktail Lounge
318 N. Campbell Ave., Fayetteville. An upscale restaurant that features contemporary American food as well as a full-service bar and lounge that is open until 2 a.m. Valet parking is also available.
Tony C’s Bar and Grill
1313 N. Garland Ave., Fayetteville. A restaurant, bar and music venue near the University of Arkansas.
Tony C’s Italian Gardens
14528 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. This Italian restaurant serves up karaoke at 8 p.m. Friday and Sunday as well as live music acts at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The venue also features a full-service bar, pool tables and video games.
U.S. Pizza Co.
202 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Offers daily drink specials, a full-service bar and a rental party room.
311 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. A hookah lounge in downtown Fayetteville. Opens at 7 p.m. daily.
Willy D’s Dueling Piano Bar
216 W. Dickson St. A popular nightspot among locals, college students and visitors, the venue, features live piano acts Tuesday through Saturday and nightly drink specials. Party packages are available.
The Wine Cellar
509 W. Spring St., Fayetteville. A wine bar that offers more than 100 wines, finger food like cheeses, bread and chocolate and a nightly happy hour from 4-8 p.m.