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Mr. Whiskers

COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeout or delivery at this time.
Lunch, Dinner
American, Seafood
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed August 9, 2020 via mobile

We stopped at Mr Whiskers after our first choice was closed. My mom loves fried catfish, I don’t eat fish but there was other stuff on the menu so I was good. It was very clean and all the employees had on masks (Aug 2020)....There was no wait when we went, lunch on a Friday. My mom got the fried catfish, coleslaw, and hush puppies. She said it was some of the best coleslaw she’s had. I had a bacon cheeseburger and fries. One of the best burgers I’ve ever had! I read reviews about the patty being over seasoned and too salty but mine wasn’t for my taste. It might have been for some people but I thought it was great! It wasn’t on the main drag in Hot Springs but is for sure worth venturing out to! Should we ever be back, we will definitely make a point to eat there. I forgot to add that there were a couple of older diners and the employees made a point to help them out with drinks and such, it was something I noticed.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 7, 2020 via mobile

After reading the reviews, we tried this place. Ordering was quick and easy. We ordered fish and ribs. The fish had more dark fat on it than we were used to. Fish would have been perfect if it had been prepared a little better. Ribs...were fall of the bone but needed a little more seasoning in our opinion. Nice restaurant, foods just not up to what we like.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 21, 2020

Very friendly and attentive staff. My husband and I got hamburgers and fries. You could tell the meat was fresh....just a little too salty. Great buns. Fries were garden variety frozen. Nice atmosphere

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 19, 2020 via mobile

Great fried Catfish and shrimp, grilled Catfish and shrimp, smoked ribs tender and perfect, slaw creamy and fresh, and French fries awesome!! Will come back for more!!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

Good catfish and shrimp. We ordered a basket of each and shared. The whiskers sauce was also good, give it a try!

Date of visit: February 2020
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2020

Michael, Thanks for the recommendation!! Glad you all enjoyed the food. Scott and crew

Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

In the last year my husband and I have eaten at Mr. Whiskers at least 2 dozen times. Everything we have had has been excellent! My favorites are the fried oysters and the cheeseburger, butof course, the catfish is great, too . The whisker sauce...is perfect on the oysters, and the Parmesan ranch on the salad is awesome! Friendly and homey place!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2020

ScottiGlasgow, So glad you guys enjoy our place!! Thanks for the patronage!! Scott and crew

Reviewed February 16, 2020

We were wanting to try something besides the chain restaurants. Wife let her fingers do the walking! Found some great reviews from this place. First of all the price of the food was great compared to the amount you get. The only knock I have...is the the catfish was a little mushy for me. Probably would have been a lot better if allowed to cook a little longer! Taste of the food was great.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2020

rvancamp2017, Thanks for the feedback, we can cook it extra crispy for you next time if you will let us know, no problem. See you real soon, Scott and crew

Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

Great catfish, excellent fried oysters, good fries and yummy poboys. What’s not to like. Atmosphere is not “fine dining” but fun and clean. Lots of locals eat here.

Date of visit: February 2020
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2020

nohairatall, Thanks for the kind review! Hope to see you again real soon!! Scott and crew

Reviewed February 12, 2020

this is a classic fried fish house. Loved everything in the house . My wife enjoyed te fried oysters . I was surprised that the coleslaw was so good. casual atmosphere

Date of visit: January 2020
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2020

Paul, Glad you two enjoyed your meal!! Thanks for the feedback!! Scott and crew

Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Salads are excellent. I had the soaked salad. You can have fried or grilled catfish/seafood. Grilled shrimp, rice and black beans....pretty darn good! I'm liking the whole vibe here...loved the 70"s music. Deb got burger and fries which looked really good. I'm getting that next...time.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2020

Sally, Good to see you girls, and thanks for the kind review! Scott and crew

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June 23, 2017|
Response from Harry F | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a full take out menu which includes oysters and shrimp. You may view the menu on their website for more information. I am not a fan of oysters so I can not speak to the quality and flavor. However the fish and... More
April 14, 2016|
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Response from cattz02 | Reviewed this property |
Yep! They do serve beer! I often have one with my hamburger & fries! Great food!
April 5, 2016|
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Response from CathyD233 | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall beef ribs. Sounds like you got other responses.
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