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BubbaLu's Bodacious Burgers & Classy Dogs

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408 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
501-321-0101
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • 44
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  • 11
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  • 3
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great burgers

Great burgers in a great location. It's our second time here. We enjoy the home cooked taste of the burgers. The cook is very nice. The waitress isn't always the most friendly. Fries are largest enough to share. Overall a busy place with great food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Great burgers in a great location. It's our second time here. We enjoy the home cooked taste of the burgers. The cook is very nice. The waitress isn't always the most friendly. Fries are largest enough to share. Overall a busy place with great food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I recently ate here and wasnt expecting much considering it is a burger joint. I was surprised. I had the super classy dog and it was HUGE. The taste was out of this world. I loved the relish they put on it. I also have never seen a cook work as hard as this guy did and maintain a friendly... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had to wait to order because it was so busy but very much worth the wait. Once the order was turned it came in a timely manner. The polish sausage was excellent and grilled cheese was nice and gooey. They make fresh shakes which was very tasty

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

This place is horrible. The food was bland. Even the cashier was annoyed and scared of the cook, which I guessing is the owner, and the cook was down right nasty! Served me burnt chilie on my fries. When I tried to ask them prepare me another, the cook just took the fries back and put more chillie on the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Our family enjoyed handmade meat patties grilled to perfection with awesome shakes and malts in a fantastic location, just across the street from the National Park Visitor Center!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We happened onto Bubbalu's last year and made a point to come back this year for another great burger and fries! Everything is made fresh right in front of you and the atmosphere is very old school diner! I especially admire the hard- working proprietor who is always here making the food, and the great service, herself. Five stars!!!

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Natchitoches, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great diner serving excellent food (polish & regular large hot dogs on oversized toasted buns and 1/3lb hand formed burgers, all with the whole gamut of toppings), fries & onion rings, and blue bell ice creams/shakes/malts. The owner was very friendly while taking our order and cooking our food. Place is kid friendly - reduced price specials on burger and... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My family and I visited this restaurant this past October and I wasn't really that impressed. I felt the staff could have been more friendly and I thought the food could have used some flavor. I had the cheeseburger and it was okay. The patty itself didn't have any flavor. I have had better burgers, but it's quick and really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We love coming here. The owner is such a hoot!!! The food is always hot and fresh, a blast from the past.

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Guthrie, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My wife and I weren't terribly hungry but I "needed" something to eat. We both settled on the home made white chili. Very, very good homemade dish. Had fun with the waitress and enjoyed our meal. Prices were just a tad more expensive than other places we ate while in Hot Springs... but definitely worth the price. We would go... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 408 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: 501-321-0101

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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