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Purple Cow

1490 Higdon Ferry Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6419
+1 501-625-7999
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
1490 Higdon Ferry Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6419
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family of 7 was promptly seated during dinner hours. Resturant is decorated with a variety of cheerful purple cows and they had a great menu of mostly burgers and sandwiches. Service was prompt and friendly and food was great! Will go back for sure!

Thank Cassie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know that it is just food coloring but the purple colored vanilla ice cream at the Purple Cow is fantastic. The patty-melt was great also, but the main attraction of this "back to the fifty's diner" is the desserts in my opinion. My wife,...More

Thank Dale J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this restaurant on trip advisor. We were impressed first by how big the booth was. Food was very good. Shakes... amazing! Hand made shakes and malts and they bring out the extra in the metal mixing cup for you. Little pricey. We got app,...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

This place never gets old! We stop everyone we come, and love the milkshakes! They have good hamburgers too!

Thank jopage23
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Stopped in on a recommendation and I have to say, it was pretty good. Burgers were good, ice creme was better!! Nice restaurant to sit in and enjoy a quick bite.

Thank carloscD1282WE
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Love love loved it!! The milk shakes were awesome! And the phill sandwiches were great. This place loves up to its hype y'all. Neat diner feel. It's a local chain with only 3 locations

Thank shaun h
Reviewed March 23, 2017

The Purple Cow is merely ok. The restaurant is cute and staff are very nice. Menu is fine with some more healthy options available if you like. The food itself was average. My burger was over cooked and dry. The dessert menu looked great and...More

Thank theoldmother
Reviewed March 18, 2017

We stopped here for lunch while visiting Hot Springs NP. The service was slow, but the food was good. I expect that the slow service was just our particular server, I saw other people getting moving along quicker than us. We ordered 3 kids meals...More

Thank randolphclan
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

They have a wide variety of American food and there milkshakes and malts were delicious. It is a 50's style dinner and is something fun and a new experience, I have never been to anything like this! If you love the color purple this is...More

Thank Bev C
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

We have wanted to eat here every time we come to Hot Springs....this time we finally took the time to visit. Service was extremely slow and the restaurant was not busy at all. Once we received our food it was all hot and had excellent...More

Thank Cindy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1490 Higdon Ferry Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-6419
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-625-7999
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