The 8 Most Unique Bars in Arkansas!

If you’re looking for bars that are one-of-a-kind, then you’ve come to the right place! From basement lounges to legendary taverns, Arkansas is full of unique joints to grab a drink and hang with friends. Check out some of our favorite unique bars in the state! 

1. Pinpoint Pinball Bar, Fayetteville, AR

Pinpoint is definitely one of the most unique bars in the whole state of Arkansas. Located just off the Fayetteville Square, this underground joint is packed with vintage pinball machines and a vibe that’s as unique as its theme. Pinpoint’s owner is not only a talented bartender but he also has a contagious passion…he’ll even teach you the art of pinball on Tuesday nights! This is one place that you’ll want to bring all of your friends back to play.

2. Papa’s Pub & Pizzeria, Fort Smith, AR

Are you in the mood for music, laughter, and conversation? You’ll always find a fun crowd gathered at Papa’s, which has been voted the best pizza and tavern in Fort Smith. In addition to its fun vibe, this place is also known for unique bar rules like the “cell-free zone” on the bar’s east side and the “Jeopardy rule,” which says you can’t play the jukebox while Jeopardy is on because it must be watched in silence.

3. Ernie Biggs, Little Rock, AR

You’ll want to think “bigg” and sing real loud at this popular dueling piano bar in Little Rock. Ernie Biggs is known for awesome weekly specials, like Sunday fun-day where domestic bottles are only $2, and Hospitality night on Tuesdays where those in the service industry can enjoy half price specials.

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4. The Fold Botanas Bar, Little Rock, AR

Inspired by colorful Mexican cantinas, you’ll find good tacos AND good drinks at this unique bar in Little Rock. One thing that makes the Fold stand out is that they welcome pets on their patio. So, grab your four-legged friend and head on over to enjoy happy hour.

5. One Eyed Jack’s Lounge, Bentonville, AR

If you’re into fine spirits and cigars, then you definitely need to check out One Eyed Jack’s Cigar Lounge in Bentonville. You’ll find top-shelf liquors from around the world, not to mention a selection of fine cigars. 

6. Foster’s Pint & Plate, Rogers, AR

Every good pint needs a good plate, right? Well, check out Foster’s Pint & Plate, the biggest pub in Northwest Arkansas. Boasting an impressive 82 beers on tap, there’s something for everyone here at Foster’s.

7. Sammy Hagar’s Red Rocker Bar & Grill, West Memphis, AR

Sammy Hagar, of course, is what makes this spot unique among its kind in the Natural State. You’ll find more than just great drinks at this rockin’ sports bar. This West Memphis joint is packed with fun that includes gaming and racing that you won’t find elsewhere in Arkansas.

8. Arlie Muck’s Tavern, Fort Smith, AR

Arlie Muck’s Tavern makes this list of unique bars because it’s open later than all the other bars. Plan on staying out until 5 a.m. if you wanna shut this place down! While you’re there, enjoy the pool tables and drinks that you’ll find in this laid back joint on historic Garrison Avenue.

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