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Gilligan's Lakeside Cafe

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5200 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-9708
(501) 525-3919
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Thu - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Super lunch

We took 6 kids in there for lunch. I have eaten breakfast in there dozens of times but never had lunch. It was very good. Out kids mostly had cheeseburgers. They all loved them. Service was awesome. They do continue to serve off their breakfast menu thru lunch. I had the BLT and it was good. Will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2014
Callitlikeyouseeit
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

picture this..... at a restaurant lookin out at the water with your family on vacation... that's gilligans.. friendly service and excellent food! hands down, 5 stars for the razorback omelet! you gotta try this!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This place is a small little restaurant which was not clean. Dusty ceiling fans, dirty sticky tables and a fan in the door to keep cool. It took us exactly 48 minutes from the time we ordered until the time we got our food. The waiters were even talking about a cook being fired and blaming the wait time on... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We took 6 kids in there for lunch. I have eaten breakfast in there dozens of times but never had lunch. It was very good. Out kids mostly had cheeseburgers. They all loved them. Service was awesome. They do continue to serve off their breakfast menu thru lunch. I had the BLT and it was good. Will be back for... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Affordable, helpful staff and service. This is luncheon and breakfast only and southern style fried food.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Typical breakfast fare in a cute restaurant on the lake. The food isn't bad, just not original. Service was good.

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Rockwall, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

My sister recommended this restaurant for breakfast so we decided to eat here instead of eating hotel food. The waitress was friendly and we were seated at a table by the window. Service was prompt and our order was soon taken. The coffee was weak. I ordered eggs over easy, bacon, grits and toast. My husband ordered eggs over easy,... More 

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Shippensburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We were one of the earliest parties on a Friday morning, so we got a prime window seat overlooking Lake Hamilton. The breakfast was great. Bacon, yummy, and eggs cooked perfectly. Coffee kept coming. What more could you ask for?

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

We walked in for breakfast with 4 of us. We had to move chairs to accommodate the 4 of us. Sign said "seat yourself". We were then ignored for 5 minutes. No water, menus coffee. Nothing. One waitress cleaned the table next to us and never even acknowledged us. Every waitress totally ignored us, as if we were invisible Then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

This place was recommended when we took the paddle boat dinner cruise and it was everything they said it would be. Great view of the lake and good food.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

The waitress was off her game and not too personable, but the food was good and fresh. Really good homemade salsa goes well with eggs and omelets, but you'll need to ask for extra, because it comes in tiny plastic to-go cups. Gravy isn't homemade, but it's good. Cute decor, small place, cozy atmosphere, and some nice souvenir mugs for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5200 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-9708
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: (501) 525-3919
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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