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Mr. Whiskers

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1538 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901
501 262 3474
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 176
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  • 49
    Very good
  • 14
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
If you like fish this is your place

You might be able to find better fried catfish than what is served at Mr. Whiskers but I imagine it wouldn't be easy. They serve some of the best fried catfish I have ever had. Seasoned just right and served popping hot. The french fries were also good and the hush puppies were excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Denton, Texas
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Denton, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

You might be able to find better fried catfish than what is served at Mr. Whiskers but I imagine it wouldn't be easy. They serve some of the best fried catfish I have ever had. Seasoned just right and served popping hot. The french fries were also good and the hush puppies were excellent. Order at the counter, fix your... More 

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Hot Springs, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My husband and I sneak off at lunch to eat at Mr Whiskers. The best fried fish ever. Not wild about the hush puppies, but as long as the fish and shrimp keep coming, we are good 😊

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is the third time that I have been to Mr. Whiskers but I hate to tell you I had forgotten how good it was. We had the freshest and best tasting Catfish I have ever eaten and the same withe the shrimp. In fact every thing we ordered was outstanding, We cleaned our plates and even the sides were... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We ate here on family vacation as a group of 9. Had a little trouble getting seating as we were there for the lunch rush. Once we got settled it did not take long to get our food. Everything was good but the hushpuppies were outstanding. Prices were reasonable.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We brought the family here. We had catfish and shrimp and it was all good- we would stop again. Food was really fast and they have a good kids menu.

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Houston, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It is located in a small strip mall at 1538 Malvern Ave and you can miss it if you're not careful. Don't allow the front of the place to detour you....it is not your typical appearance of a cat fish place. One large room with tables and chairs. Some nice fishing related decorations. This place is not fancy. It is... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Went to Mr Whiskers for the first time in 2 years. I was shocked that they were as good as they were the last time I reviewed them. May be the best Fried Catfish, Shrimp and Oysters I have had in a restaurant. The seafood was fresh and plentiful. They are not fancy but you don't go for fancy to... More 

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Fort Worth
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We are visiting Hot Springs from Fort Worth, TX and found Mr. Whiskers on Trip Advisor! We decided to give it a try! The catfish, hush puppies, and fried shrimp were wonderful! The servers are delightful, and it has a small town feel! My 9 yr old, who is not fond of seafood, raved about the catfish!! We will definitely... More 

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League City, Texas
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We were recommended this place by a waitress at another restaurant. It's very small, but we got there a little early for dinner time and beat the crowds so that our group of 15 could fit. This is a order at the counter and seat yourself restaurant. They will bring the food to you and clean the table for you.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The catfish, chicken, and shrimp are delightful. I enjoyed the Cole slaw and fries, too! The service was friendly and our food was brought to us in a timely manner.

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Additional Information about Mr. Whiskers

Address: 1538 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone Number: 501 262 3474
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1538 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: 501 262 3474

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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