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KJ's Grill

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1834 Airport Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913
+1 501-767-0063
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Good friends, Good food

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Prine Rib in Hot Springs

After several years of dining here, KJ's remains the best restaurant in Hot Springs for prime rib. Large portions, perfectly slow roasted and melt in your mouth tenderness. And on Tuesdays their special prime rib dinner for two can't be beat. They recently changed their grill master but the food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Bob G
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

After several years of dining here, KJ's remains the best restaurant in Hot Springs for prime rib. Large portions, perfectly slow roasted and melt in your mouth tenderness. And on Tuesdays their special prime rib dinner for two can't be beat. They recently changed their grill master but the food has remained at the top of the scale. Can't recommend... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Surely, Roxanne was in another restaurant when she had her experience! We eat at KJ's once, twice, sometimes three times a week. We go there to DINE and dining is not a hurry-up-and-serve-me experience. Each time is a special occasion and we like to visit with the KJ's staff who have become friends. We enjoy the food - salads, soups,... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Such a shame that KJ's has come to this. Service was apathetic and slow, manager was uncaring and incapable and a simple meal took 45 minutes to receive in a restaurant with 12 other people as customers. The hostess was also the manager and she blamed it on the server. A manager that can miss the fact that tables are... More 

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Little Rock, AR
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29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Had read some nice things and probably expecting too much. Pace was very hurried. Shrimp cocktail was incredibly tasteless. I'm not sure how you make something look like shrimp and taste like water. The salmon special was fine and the presentation was good. The best part of the experience was reasonably priced wine by the glass. Also, my wife's chicken... More 

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The food and the service were MUCH better than I expected. My strip steak was as good as, or better than, high-end restaurants in Dallas.

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a place we eat at every time we go to the races. They have a variety of food that fits everybodies taste. This time however took us forever to get waited on and get our food. We had reservations thank goodness because they were busy but we have been there several times before with the same amount of... More 

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We were a party of 5 to celebrate a friend's 65th birthday. Our orders included prime rib, rib eye steaks, filet, and salmon. Overall our dining party stated the beef orders were just mediocre. The guest who ordered the salmon thought it was enjoyable. When making reservations, we asked if a birthday dessert could be served to our birthday diner.... More 

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Cindy K, Owner at KJ's Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I remember you well. This weekend is the busiest of the entire year. Derby weekend floods our city with lots of people. We all strive to do our best during this time. I apologize if things weren't upto our regular standards. I did have a new waitress on the floor and she might now have been... More 

North Little Rock, Arkansas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is good food. It is not gourmet or upper echelon dining, But, this is lake hamilton in hot springs and the food is fine for this part of the USA.

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Keithville, Louisiana
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had a party of 10 for a after wedding dinner and everyone was very happy. Prime rib and the steaks were all very good. Only thing which keeps this from a five star review was that they ran out of the top sirloin steaks. I am not sure how this could happen at a steak house at 7:00 on... More 

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Cindy K, Owner at KJ's Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I remember you well. We did run out of sirloins. Our food vendor ran out so we took the hit as well. Wish I had known you ordered I would've given you next steak. Sorry this didn't happen. Wish you luck in your future together and if town again come back be glad to make it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

so we had steaks and salad. The filet's were better than the ribeye. The onion rings and salad dressings were great. Warm bread was really good. Our server did a fabulous job. This place is kinda out of the way and not sure the food was good enough the drive back. If you are staying near that part of the... More 

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Cindy K, Owner at KJ's Grill, responded to this review

We in the restaurant business are always at the mercy of our meat vendors. We cut our own steaks and try hard to make everyone happy. Sorry to hear you wouldn't advise the drive. Glad to see you wrote us so we can check into this. I wish you had talked to me while you were here. I would've done... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1834 Airport Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-767-0063

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Description

Good friends, Good food
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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