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 Chris 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 Chris'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 5-6 wines from our temperature-controlled wine cabinet for our customers to try. 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 special, 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 during all six rounds of March Madness. Grab a free bracket at Sam’s on Monday, March 12th, and turn it in by Wednesday evening March 14th, for a chance to win big with the right picks! Prizes include Ducks men's basketball tickets, a flat screen TV and a trip to the Oregon coast, and more. In addition to brackets, Sam’s Place will be handing out punch cards to log how many March Madness games customers attend. All you have to do is watch the game at Sam’s Place and spend at least $10 while you’re there to get a punch on your card. If you have all six punches filled out by the end of the tournament, you will receive a $25 Sam's gift card. Join the madness this March at Sam’s Place!
Before every March Madness game
Kentucky Derby Hat Contest
Come out to Sam’s Place on May 5th, 2018 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 Derby style meal and a Bourbon Renewal, our signature Derby Day drink. The prerace festivities and hat contest start around noon. The winner of the hat contest wins a Sam's gift card. We look forward to seeing you there!
We look forward to seeing you on Derby Day!
Sam’s Place Annual Golf Tournament
“I never lose at the 19th hole!” Join us at the Emerald Valley Golf Course on Saturday, June 23, for our annual Sam’s Place Golf Tournament. An entry fee of $100 includes a golf cart. After a 9 a.m. shotgun start, each four-person team will participate in a 18-hole scramble/shamble! After the tournament we’ll give out awards, hold a raffle and provide a smoked rib dinner at Sam’s Place Tavern in Eugene. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Kidsports to fund positive youth team sports experiences and more in Lane County. Entry forms are available at the bar. Contact Jim White at 541-517-9366 for information about this fun event!
Saturday, June 23, 2018
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