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The Porterhouse

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707 Central Ave, 707 Central Ave, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR 71901
+1 501-321-8282
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2:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 2:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 3:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heavenly low light- soft charming welcoming atmosphere! Knowledgeable gracious attentive staff and delectable superb high quality food, not to mention the colorful plating. Best steak in Hot Springs! Easily a favorite 👌🏼 The owner, Chef Joe Gargano was on hand and always available to patrons with his warm hospitality and smile.

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Thank KatieSteed86
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68 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service! Lousy wedge salad with no wedge but just some crappy torn up iceberg lettuce. Baked potato was good. Veggies were average. Steaks were average. My Porterhouse had no flavor and the strip portion was tough. Was cooked medium rare correctly. My wife's New York Strip tasted better and had some flavor. Tab for two without alcohol with... More 

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Rogers, AR
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the filet which came with vegetables and a potato. The filet was great but the vegetables were very bland. This is a very old building so the atmosphere was less than desirable for the price.

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Thank 510AnnGAR510
Silver Spring, Maryland
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere of Porterhouse was nice and made for a good first impression. Even though the restaurant was almost full when we ate there, it was pleasantly quiet. Our waiter couldn't have cared less about taking care of us, and the seating hostess was equally indifferent. Our meals (lobster tail for me, surf/turf for my partner) were prepared alright, but... More 

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Thank Hugh K
Columbia, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Very intimate and romantic place. It's located right down from the Arlington Hotel within walking distance. We had an early dinner, around 5. Service was excellent and the steaks were fantastic.

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Thank melissamasseym
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

I have eaten in the Porterhouse three times now and each time it has been better than the last! Their steaks are juicey and flavorful and the atomosphere is romantic!

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Thank AmberD1
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017

We decided to take in Gallery Walk and could smell the steak across the street. What a treat. The service was beyond excellent. Atmosphere is pleasant.

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Thank Cheryl W
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 6, 2017

The food was ok. I got a ribeye and my wife got a filet. We both ordered medium rare and both steaks were cooked correctly. But the flavor was mediocre and the ribeye was very thin and almost cold upon arrival. The filet was by far better. The baked potato was fine, but the pre-measured amount of condiments were not... More 

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Thank Kristi W
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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

It was our first time visiting the Porterhouse. We had a group of 30 people. Food was terrific and service was impeccable! Appetizers, food, and drinks- and were in and out in an hour and 15 minutes- with majority eating steaks. Shout out to Ashley for her friendly, perfectly timed service!!!!! Will be back!!!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

We visited the steakhouse due to a friend suggesting it. The only reason I gave it two stars was because the service was good and the server was very nice and professional. The food on the other had was terrible. Our family had all filets that had very bad texture. The steaks for my wife and I were both very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $45
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
2:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
3:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
3:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
3:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
3:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 Central Ave, 707 Central Ave, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR 71901
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-321-8282

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