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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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  • 14
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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
Catering Our Event

Scott, Thank you so much for catering our training event today. As always the food was very good and everyone attending our training event complimented you on the service and the food. Pinnacle

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2014
Carole391963
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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English first
Hot Springs, Arkansas
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Scott, Thank you so much for catering our training event today. As always the food was very good and everyone attending our training event complimented you on the service and the food. Pinnacle

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this review

Hey Carole!! Thanks for the review on our catering. Most folks don't even realize we do catering. This will help get the word out !!! Scott More 

Boulder City, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Mr. Whiskers was great. Went in a little before lunch and had the catfish and shrimp. We all loved it. Cooked perfectly and the staff was awesome. Definitely would recommend the place!

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this review

John and Nanci, Glad you guys enjoyed your meals at Mr. Whiskers the other day!! Thanks for the review!!! Scott More 

Fort Worth, Texas
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

We had read reviews about Mr. Whiskers and put it on our to do list. We almost passed on it based on the location and outward appearance. I'm so glad we went. The food was INCREDIBLE. My wife and I both had the catfish basket which was cooked just right with great batter. Cole slaw was very good. Good amount... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this review

Steve-O, Thanks for the great review!! We are a little hard to find but thanks for no giving up!! Scott Irwin More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
Top Contributor
192 reviews 192 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Enjoyed a very good lunch. Had grilled catfish. Perfectly grilled over a generous serving of rice. Beans were good but not great. Soaked salad was very good. Hush puppies might be the best I have ever eaten. Owner came around and checked on us. Good place to eat.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this review

Hey David, Glad you enjoyed your grill plate and thank you very much for the awesome review!! Scott Irwin More 

Austin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

My family was in Hot Springs on vacation. We looked to TripAdvisor for a few restaurant recommendations and found Mr. Whiskers. It's not too easy to find, as it is set back from the road in a strip mall setting. Take the time to drive slow and look for it. The food was absolutely fantastic. Being from Texas, I've eaten... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this review

Hey Sean from Austin!! I remember you guys !!! Thanks so much for the killer review !!! Scott More 

Guthrie, Oklahoma
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Loved this - it was a little tricky to find, but I sure am glad we did! One thing I didn't really like about it was we had to order at the counter (which is difficult for my mother, she has mobility issues); however, the service was friendly and fast. The food was fantastic (my mom was so happy that... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this review

Tara, Tell Mama thanks a million !! And thank you for the review !!! Scott More 

Lakeland TN
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244 reviews 244 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We have been to Hot Springs many times, but never ate here. Great local seafood and other fried foods. We called a head because we had a huge group. The manager worked with us and were able to sit all of us together. A small place but worth the wait. Everything was excellent, from the chicken, shrimp, catfish and everything... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this review

Hey Lake Lady 87, I remember you guys !! Thanks for the awesome review !! Hope to see you guy next trip, just call ahead if your bringing your group again.. Scott Irwin More 

Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

My husband and I recently had dinner at Mr. Whiskers while visiting Hot Springs. It's nicely decorated, with a counter where you walk up to place your order. I had a burger and fries and my husband had the fried shrimp and catfish meal. Both were delicious and I'm sitting here right now wishing I could go back. On the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this review

Hey Casual Traveler!! All I can say is WOW !!! Thank you for the awesome review !!!! Scott Irwin More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Everything was great about that place.You get so much for what you pay for. We had catfish, burger and chicken. Everything was perfect.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this review

Thank You Zeinabshuker !!! Scott Irwin More 

Bullard, Texas
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Great fried catfish, hush puppies and and slaw. Not greasy!! Locals eat here. Don't let the no fluff front of the restaurant fool you. Good food inside. Mr. Whiskers is one of those great off the main thorough fare in a place like Hot Springs. Kind of neat decor, hanging fishing lures etc. Friendly helpful staff. I was wanting water... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this review

Hey Kay, I remember you guys!!! Come back and see us next time you are in HS Thanks so much for the great review!! Scott Irwin More 

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Restaurant Details

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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