Events and Specials

Every day we offer a lunch special featuring a different menu item of our chef’s choosing. Dinner specials are also available every evening featuring items like Finger Steaks, Chef Terry’s Clam Chowder (available only on Fridays), and house soups and salads, all made from scratch by our experienced culinary staff.

Rent Sam’s Place Tavern for a private, catered event

For more information about renting our space, call us at 541-484-4455 and ask for Jim. In the meantime, be sure to check out our weekly, monthly and seasonal Sam’s Place events below.

Weekly Events
Monday Night Tacos & NFL
Monday is all about NFL and Tuesday is all about tacos—but what if you want your tacos and football together? Every Monday night, Sam’s Place cooks up a selection of tasty beef, pork or fish tacos. Be sure to try our delicious double-decker tacos to feed the football fan in you. Tacos are served from 5 p.m. to closing.
Thursday Night Chef's Special
On Thursday nights Chef Corey creates a special gourmet dinner. Come enjoy fine dishes like Seared Ahi and Chicken Carbonara with a bottle of wine from our wine cabinet. The Chef’s Special is available on Thursday nights from 5 p.m. to closing.
Friday Night Prime Rib
Sam’s Place has some of the best, slow roasted and smoked prime rib in Eugene. It pairs well with a nice red wine from our selection of fine local wines, or with your favorite cocktail. Dinner starts at 5 p.m. and is available only while ingredients last, so get it while it’s hot because this smoking meal goes fast.
Monthly Events
Cigar Club
The last Wednesday of every month we host a Cigar Club gathering with a selection of 10-12 premium cigars, high-end scotch or bourbon, and a dinner special featuring freshly smoked meat from our commercial smoker. Our humidor holds 150 fronts, one of the largest selections you’ll find outside of a cigar store, and this is an event you won’t want to miss. Enjoy your meal and your cigar among friends on our heated patio.
The club meeting starts at 5:30 p.m.
Jambalaya Dinner
Every first Saturday of the month get your dinner going with Chef Corey's Jambalaya at Sam's Place. This delectable dish comes with our house recipe secret sauce filled with shrimp, scallops, clams, and sausage, served over rice and a side of grilled garlic French bread. Starting at 5 p.m., bring your friends to enjoy this hearty meal at an amazing value. Jambalaya pairs well with our selection of wine. We have a selection of more than 25 different wines, and both red and white wines are available by the glass, or by the bottle. Explore our wine list here and try your favorite at your next visit to Sam’s Place.
Join us the first Saturday of each month at 5 p.m.
Wine Tasting Wednesdays
Come test your palate with wine tasting at Sam’s Place Tavern. Every first Wednesday of the month, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., we select wines from our temperature-controlled wine cabinet for our customers to try or we invite one of our local winery’s to host our event with a selection of their wines. We put a different spin on Wine Wednesday. Spin the wheel with a bottle purchase and see what your discount is. Can be as much as 50%. This event is accompanied by a delicious dinner, perfect for wine-pairing practice.
Seasonal Events
March Madness
March Madness is a must, and we make it count. For our March Madness event, we run an annual promotion with Cumulus Radio 95.3 The Score’s Steve Tannen, who records live at the bar. Grab a free bracket at Sam’s, and fill in your teams for a chance to win big with the right picks. First prize is Ducks Men’s Basketball season tickets. Other prizes and contests during the event. Join the Madness next March at Sam’s Place!
See you next March for 2019 March Madness!
Kentucky Derby Hat Contest
Come out to Sam’s Place on the first Saturday of May to help us celebrate the Kentucky Derby. All decorated, marvelous, sophisticated and fancy hats are eligible, and homemade hats are encouraged. While you show off your chapeau, enjoy a delicious Kentucky style meal and a Bourbon Renewal or Mint Julep, our signature Derby Day drinks. The prerace festivities and hat contest start around noon. Prizes for the hat contest. We look forward to seeing you on Derby Day!
We look forward to seeing you on Derby Day!
Annual Golf Tournament
“I never lose at the 19th hole!” Join us at the Emerald Valley Golf Course every June for our annual Sam’s Place Golf Tournament. 9 a.m. shotgun start, each four-person team will participate in a 18-hole scramble/shamble! After the tournament, a smoked rib dinner is provided at Sam’s Place Tavern, with awards, raffle and auction with all proceeds donated to Kidsports to fund positive youth team sports experiences in Eugene. Contact Jim White at 541-517-9366 for more information about this fun event! Our event was held June 23rd, 2018 and it was a great day of golf with over 17 teams.
We hope you can join us next June 2019!
Christmas Light Tours
Sam’s Shuttle is available between Thanksgiving and Christmas for Eugene Christmas light tours. Select your choice of package option, either sticking to just the tour, or adding a dinner and wine special to the evening. This activity is great for date night or for the whole family, and perfect for work holiday parties. Rates vary based on the selected tour package. Please contact Sam’s Place for details.
Every year between Thanksgiving and Christmas