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The Avenue

340 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3568
+1 501-625-3850
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
340 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3568
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Award Winning Chef!
"My compliments to the Chef, and both the kitchen and front room staff!"
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2. Exceptional Meals
"Best food in Hot Springs by far! "
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3. Valentine's Day Dinner!
"The atmosphere was upscale & romantic"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate dinner to celebrate 50th high school reunion. Unique menu offerings. Had a bottle of Pinot Noir which really did not need to be decanted. Waiter nice but perhaps overly familiar. Spouse and I had the blue corn catfish which was overly salty. Potatoes were...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and drinks! Pork belly wontons, Mac and cheese, and the ribeye were to die for. The waters martini is not your normal martini and it was WONDERUL. Would 100% recommend to anyone in the Hot Springs area. Can’t wait to go back! Thank...More

Thank Jackie E
Matthew M, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your meal. Chef Andrew is a real treat for all of us. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, the food was not bad. There was just very little of it. The portions were so undersized that Thumbelina would leave hungry! People have to get something for their $$$.More

Thank condobondage
Matthew M, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We too are disappointed that you were not satisfied. We do not know what you ordered, but would like to have a conversation with you regarding the menu portions and ensure you that we will do what we can to make you happy on your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our sever Troy and chef Andrew surprised us at every turn with a mouth watering flavorful and unique dining experience! I would highly recommend for any food enthusiast who enjoys well paired distinct flavor combinations in dishes you would not expect. Worth every penny and...More

Thank Grant B
Matthew M, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so happy that both Troy and Andrew took care of you properly. We are very lucky to have them both and will make sure we pass your comments along.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday brunch here was TO DIE FOR! Chef Casey presents decadent dishes with appetizing artistry you wouldn't believe!

Thank katiescarlett3386
Matthew M, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We could not have said it better. We are very pleased to have his expert abilities, as well as the team he has put together.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner with Troy as our server. He was both professional and personable which is a hard blend to find. His suggestions and help were spot on with the catfish and pork chop entrees. They were both amazing dishes. Troy was attentive...More

Thank mattpgraham
Matthew M, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We will look forward to you coming back as well. Troy does a great job for us and we all are glad to have him at The Avenue. We will pass your comments along and see you soon.

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

My daughter & I visited this restaurant Saturday evening. We wanted a quality dinner experience and that’s what we received at The Avenue. Roslyn was a wonderful and attentive waitress. We wanted to taste several different items so we shared small plates, except desserts. If...More

Thank TXMom73
Matthew M, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so pleased that Roslyn and the entire team was able to provide a great Experience for you. The Small Plates are many times the best way to enjoy as many options as possible. We will look to see you again soon.

Reviewed September 28, 2018

This place is more like a 4 star restaurant overall, but considering the small town/city it is in, it is top notch. When we walked in on a Saturday night we found it to be surprisingly empty considering the reviews. Just a handful of full...More

Thank wafers101
Matthew M, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are happy to know you enjoyed the food as much as you did. Many people do not expect this high of quality, however we are glad to exceed your expectations.

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We booked our rehearsal dinner at the Avenue and in addition to communicating with us promptly and with the most helpful information, they provided us with a complementary dinner. The food is amazing here. It’s well priced, well seasoned, and aesthetically pleasing. The chef is...More

1  Thank Laura S
Matthew M, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Taking care of our Guest is what we are all about! We are happy to have provided you with a great Experience for you rehearsal dinner. One huge success for us has been the creativeness of not only our Chef, but everyone on the team!...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018

We spent a lovely evening here sampling a variety of their small plates and a few entrees. Every dish we tried was excellent. The catfish was probably the best I've ever had and our waitress was one of the most delightful servers I've experienced in...More

1  Thank Mary Jo N
Matthew M, Manager at The Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

We are very pleased that we were able to meet and exceed your needs. We all take a lot of pride in both our quality of food, as well as the service we offer. Thanks for the rating and thoughts and we look forward to...More

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Debbie S
August 28, 2018|
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Response from zipattie | Reviewed this property |
The staff is very helpful in identifying gluten free options.
May 25, 2018|
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Response from BBonnet | Reviewed this property |
Uncertain about gluten-free options.
December 23, 2017|
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Response from Barry M | Reviewed this property |
Check the Avenue's Facebook page. We will not be in HS for New Year's but I would recommend reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $35
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3568
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-625-3850
  • E-mail
The Avenue restaurant led by Le Cordon Bleu graduate and 2015 Arkansas Hospitality Association winner Casey Copeland. Chef Casey has developed a Southern Artisan Cuisine style of cooking. His menu has a wide variety of unique small plates and shareables, as well as featuring many other high quality style plating. The lounge focus is on beautifully rendered cocktails and quality wines.
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