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BubbaLu's Bodacious Burgers & Classy Dogs

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408 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3555
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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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Russellville, Arkansas
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is good, hot dogs and hamburgers. Hamburgers are fresh cooked. The only issue is the service is slow even when their not crowded. So if your in a hurry might want to go somewhere else.

Thank randyc186
Mandeville, Louisiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Hot Springs for a girl's trip and stopped in on a Saturday for lunch. There were only 3 people working, so the wait was ridiculous. We order our food, which was way more than it was worth, and sat at the bar that faces the grill. Here, we watch an older woman, who seems to be the... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The burgers at BubbaLu's are amazing! Cooked just right on a toasted bun...what could be better. If they are busy, your wait will be longer than a fast food joint, but so worth it.

Thank Betty J
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84 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you’re a hot dog fan, this is the place to stop in Hot Springs. It’s not your New York City dog but something just as special if not better. Starting with a fresh roll, a savory hot dog, plied with sauerkraut, Dijon mustard and a sweet pepper relish that will make you sigh with satisfaction.

Thank Gordon E
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Love the chili and fries! Burgers are delicious and made fresh to order right before your eyes. Always make a stop here when we are in town

Thank KateBixby
Arlington, TX
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32 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

This establishment attempts to have a old-time feel. We just happened to be in the mood for hot dogs and stepped inside. A bar let us watch the cook prepare food. The cook staff was engaged in a conversation with what seemed to be a regular customer so that brought back the feeling of days when "regulars" were known by... More 

Thank Dubnation
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We went with some friends that live in Hot Springs and got a burger and some fries as recommended. They mentioned that the fries are really awesome, and that burgers are also really nice. We asked for different burgers and sandwiches, being all of them quite good, but fries were quite standard. In any case good burgers and well attended.

Thank Juan B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I was just expecting just another burger place when I walk in, but it was so much better than I was expecting. The bacon cheese burger was cooked to my specifications, and the cheese fries had actual shredded cheese on them, not some cheese sauce like you get most places. The milk shakes are made the old fashioned way, with... More 

Thank Atiavo D
Tunica, Mississippi
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

not as good are bubbalu as they stated or bodacious very small spaced not as great service and fires where cold

Thank lw642116
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Stopped in with my family and we all ordered hamburgers except my grand daughter. She ordered a grill cheese. We loved their hambergers but the grill cheese left a lot to be desired. The hambergers were cooked on a grill you could see and cooked the way they were when I was a kid....delicious.

Thank Carolyn W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-3555
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: 501-321-0101

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?