David Yerby
Core Public House offers award-winning beer and a fun, relaxed atmosphere where locals and visitors alike love to settle in and stay awhile.

After you spend a day on Lake Hamilton or an afternoon soaking in a natural spring, you can wrap up your day with a bang at one of Hot Springs’ happening night spots. Go dancing at a nightclub, relax with a cocktail set to live music or just enjoy a unique hot spot in the company of family and friends.


Bleu Monkey Grill
4263 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 520-4800 | BleuMonkeyGrill.com

We have one of the hottest sports bars in Hot Springs where you can watch your favorite game or play trivia with people all around the country. We also have a happy hour, which we call “Monkey Business” held from 3-7 p.m. on weekends. Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Su-Th and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. F-Sa.

The Bourbon Bar at 501 Prime
215 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-0202 | 501Prime.com

The Bourbon Bar at 501 Prime features live entertainment Thursday through Saturday, a casual dining experience, cigar-friendly outdoor seating and central Arkansas’ largest selection of whiskeys and premier cocktails. Open 3:30 p.m. Tu-Sa and 11 a.m. Su.

Cascades Bar at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Hot Springs Hotel & Spa
400 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs
(501) 624-9200 | HotSprings.EmbassySuites.com

Guests enjoy a full bar in a relaxed atrium setting. Open 4 p.m.-midnight M-Sa and 4-10 p.m. Su.

Copper Penny Pub
711 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 622-2570 | CopperPennyPub.com

In historic downtown Hot Springs, Copper Penny Pub provides a traditional Irish pub experience featuring live music, Irish pub fare and nightlife. Just one block from historic Bathhouse Row, Copper Penny Pub is a downtown restaurant by day and a hot spot for live bands on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights; with eight TVs to catch your favorite sports. You’re sure to find a variety of drink specials with local brews on tap. The Copper Penny Pub has the best Irish food along with traditional bar fare and a Sunday brunch every week. Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. W, 11 a.m.-midnight Th, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. F-Sa and noon-10 p.m. Su (brunch served noon-4 p.m.). Closed M and Tu.

The Lobby Bar at The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa
239 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-7771 | ArlingtonHotel.com

The Lobby Bar is the perfect place to start the evening or relax in the afternoon with friends. Open 11 a.m daily. Enjoy and dance the night away to a variety of live music every Friday and Saturday, 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Martini’s on the Bay
4810 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 525-0885 | BackPorchGrill.com

Overlooking Lake Hamilton, Martini’s on the Bay specializes in select martinis and features a dance floor and TVs tuned to spectator sports. Open 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Th-Sa.

Ohio Club
336 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 627-0702 | TheOhioClub.com

Arkansas’ oldest bar, the Ohio Club has been in business since 1905, when its patrons included the likes of Al Capone and Mae West. The club is open seven days a week and features live music every night. Sunday-Tuesday night features solo/duo acts, artists. Wednesday night is a variety of music 8:30-11:30 p.m. Thursday night is jazz, and Friday and Saturday nights feature classic rock, blues, R&B and even a little disco! Open 11 a.m.-1 a.m. M-Th, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. F-Sa and 11 a.m.-midnight Su. Kitchen is open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Su-Th, and weekends 11 a.m.-10 p.m. full menu and 10 p.m.-midnight appetizer menu.

Pop’s Lounge - Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort
2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-4411 | Oaklawn.com/Dining

Whether you want to wind down after a busy race day or take a break from all the gaming action, Pop’s Lounge is your spot. With comfortable seating and a casual atmosphere, there’s no better place at Oaklawn to simply grab your favorite cocktail and relax. Open 10 a.m.-6 a.m. F-Sa, 10 a.m.-4 a.m. Su and noon-4 a.m. M-Th.

The Porterhouse
707 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 321-8282 | ThePorterhouseHotSprings.com

Steak and seafood complemented by an extensive wine list. Great bar atmosphere. Open 3:30-9 p.m. Su-Th and 3:30-9:30p.m. F-Sa. Winter hours 3:30-9 p.m. Su-Th and 3:30-9:30 p.m. F-Sa.

Rolando’s Speakeasy
210 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 318-6054 | RolandosRestaurante.com

Step back in time with downtown’s newest and most elegant bar and dining in the historic downtown district. This 1920s-themed bar is the perfect place for a quiet refreshing beverage along with award-winning dining. Enjoy your experience here at Rolando’s Speakeasy. Open 4 p.m.-close M-Th and 1 p.m.-close F-Su.

Silks Bar & Grill - Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort
2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-4411 | Oaklawn.com/Dining

Free live music every Friday and Saturday. Dining open 11 a.m.-midnight Su-Th and 11 a.m.-1 a.m. F-Sa. Bar open 8 a.m.-4 a.m. Su-Th and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. F-Sa.

Splash Wine Bar
325 Ouachita Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 701-4544 | SplashWineBar.com

Unique Wines. Fun Encounters. Endless Occasions. Open 3-10 p.m. Tu-Th and 3-11 p.m. F-Sa. Closed Su and M.


Core Public House
833 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 701-4390 | CoreofArkansas.com

Core Brewing Co. is an Arkansas brewery dedicated to giving you the best beer experience possible. With all of our unique Public Houses around the state, you’ll feel at home anywhere you travel. That’s why we are the Core of Arkansas. Open 3-10 p.m. M-Th, 3 p.m.-midnight F, noon-midnight Sa and noon-9 p.m. Su.

Superior Bathhouse Brewery
329 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 624-2337 | SuperiorBathhouse.com

Located in Hot Springs National Park, the historic Superior Bathhouse is home of the world’s only brewery to utilize thermal spring water! Enjoy house-made beers and root beer on tap in our tasting room, or take a 64-ounce growler home with you. We offer 18 taps of our own unique beers – from light to dark, experimental sours to IPAs and everything in between, we’ve got a craft beer for every taste. Open daily at 11 a.m. Happy hour specials 3-6 p.m. M-Th.


Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort
2705 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(800) 625-5296 | Oaklawn.com

Play hundreds of new games like live blackjack, live poker, roulette, craps and a high limits area. Oaklawn Casino is open 8 a.m.-4 a.m. Su-Th and 8 a.m.-6 a.m. F-Sa. Enjoy thoroughbred racing from January 24-May 2, 2020. Visit Oaklawn.com for post time details.


Hot Springs Bathhouse Dinner Theatre
701 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 318-1600 | HotSpringsBathhouseDinnerTheatre.com

A large selection of amazing food including meats, vegetables, salads, fruits, rolls, fresh fruit, desserts, coffee, tea and water included. Seating begins at 5:30 p.m. and buffet begins at 6 p.m.


The Big Chill
910 Higdon Ferry Road, Hot Springs
(501) 624-5185 | TheBigChillHotSprings.com

Established in 1997, The Big Chill has expanded from a little corner bar into a two-story raging good time. There’s live music every night, a special little menu and plenty of parties. Open 4 p.m.-2 a.m. M-Sa.

700 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 321-0909 | MaxinesLive.com

A former brothel run by a madam of the same name, Maxine’s hosts acts of various genres and is a major player in central Arkansas’ live-music scene. Catering to original touring bands, local musicians and monthly burlesque shows. Full menu with a casual order-at-the-bar feel with classic cocktails, craft beers, hand-tossed pizzas, meaty burgers, gourmet tacos and brunch. A local favorite. Open 3 p.m.-3 a.m. M-Th, noon-3 a.m. F, noon-2 a.m. Sa and noon-midnight Su.


Rumors Bar & Grill
3812 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 520-0386 |

Rumors offers a huge dance floor with VIP seating for parties, Monday through Tuesday pool tournaments, Wednesday through Friday happy hour, Thursday through Sunday drink specials and Saturday through Sunday live games on seven different flat-screen TVs. Large kitchen with great food. Open 2 p.m.-3 a.m. M-Sa and 2 p.m.-midnight Su.


The Winery of Hot Springs
1503 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-9463 | HotSpringsWinery.com

Come taste native Arkansas wines and take a free tour in a branch of the Arkansas Historic Wine Museum. You’re welcome to purchase wine by the glass, bottle or case, or choose from an assortment of gifts and accessories in the main lobby. Open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily Memorial Day-Labor Day, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Su-Th, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. F-Sa off season.