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706 Higdon Ferry Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6130
501-623-7744
Today
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 4
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  • 5
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Great food but average to poor service

The food was great. I had a bacon double cheese burger with onion rings. The waitress was by her self and was overwhelmed. Forget about refills unless you jump up and down. Didn't know if she was deliberately obtuse or unaware of the needs of the patrons.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Scott T
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Edmond, Oklahoma
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The food was great. I had a bacon double cheese burger with onion rings. The waitress was by her self and was overwhelmed. Forget about refills unless you jump up and down. Didn't know if she was deliberately obtuse or unaware of the needs of the patrons.

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Blytheville, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Had great home cooking. Great fried chicken. Chicken livers were on special and the bill was around $5. So specials are great values. Biscuits & cornbread were home made. Good home style vegetables. Very good service

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is a nice little gem hidden near Oaklawn. Home cooking. Friendly service. Great prices! Only downfall is it is a bit small. Will be going back!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was my first time to visit the restaurant. It kind of has a feeling like you are walking into a home. They have a great menu with a ton a breakfast options. The food was very good. Service was too. We will be back.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Quaint little spot with southern home cooking. They have a variety to choose from. Also if you are looking for something with a New Orleans twist, they have gumbo. If you're up in the morning wanting a good.breakfast, it is very good. You will get your moneys worth.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The Higden Café has all the charm of a quaint café. Great seating for a cozy atmosphere with great service. The things to me that is over the top about Higden Café is the quality of the food when they have James Hayes cook. He prepared the food and when we were done, he came out and made sure we... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We look for nice little cafés for breakfast, so we decided to try this place. The atmosphere is ok. What was a huge turn off for me was they had a little radio off in a corner playing a church sermon. The sound quality was horrible and grating. It seriously made it very hard for me to enjoy myself at... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The food is good, average menu, good prices. It's just hard to enjoy your food when your surroundings are terrible. The floor looks filthy and it really needs to be replaced. The decor is very dated and it looks dusty in places. They would attract more customers if they spent the money to redo the place and give it a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It's a small country kitchen restaurant. All the food is homemade. The grilled catfish was great. It's not on the menu but you can get it grilled instead of fried. The homemade desserts are pretty tasty.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Overall,a terrible experience. Ate there today but never again. The food was ok but i wasn't impressed. My husband ordered a burger. His bun was stale. The prices were way overpriced for what you get. Our waitress was not very friendly at all. It is really small inside which made me feel uncomfortable. Wish I had just went to Mickey... More 

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Additional Information about Higdon Square Cafe

Address: 706 Higdon Ferry Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6130
Phone Number: 501-623-7744
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 9
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 706 Higdon Ferry Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6130
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: 501-623-7744

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 9
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?