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Mr. Whiskers

4195 Malvern Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71901-8868
+1 501-262-3474
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“catfish” (237 reviews)
“hush puppies” (116 reviews)
“ribs” (57 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4195 Malvern Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71901-8868
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Mr. Whiskers
1. Highlight to our trip!
"I don't give a level 5 unless it is some seriously good food."
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2. Had me reeling!
"A new addition on "gotta go eat" list when we are visiting the lake."
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3. This Cat's Got Good Taste!
"A family favorite."
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve been here three times have had their burgers in the catfish and they both were great. It looks like a little hole in the wall but it is really good food and good dessert homemade and you can watch to make it right there....More

Thank Kim W
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed June 2, 2018

I took my mom here because she loves fried catfish and is quite honest if she doesn’t like it..... she loved it. The fish and the shrimp are really good. I plan to go back when I’m in the area.

Thank BrookeM08
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Brooke, Big thanks to you and your Mom!!! Scott

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eat here occasionally, prices are reasonable and the food is above average for breaded and fried cuisine. Atmosphere is open tables somewhat crowded at lunch time. They are adding on to help resolve this issue. I recommend it for catfish lovers.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family really enjoyed the food here! The catfish was delicious, as were the hush puppies and cole slaw. My husband enjoyed every bite of his platter of fish, shrimp and oysters. My daughter didn't want "fried" so she had broiled shrimp, rice, black beans...More

Thank MidMOWineLovers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Catfish, shrimp, fries and coke slaw were all yummy! The atmosphere was also nice. Everyone was very friendly. Will definitely return when in Hot Springs!

Thank Angie99991
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with family from Malvern when we visited back in December & on our July 4th visit. As we expected, the place was packed when we arrived Tuesday night. Great grilled fish Great fried fish *The option to “add a rib” “add a piece...More

Thank Onewaymn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and huge portions. The grilled shrimp, ribs, fried okra, hush puppies and salads were all excellent. Go hungry and ready to eat! Gets very busy so go early.

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't a fan of the catfish, I'll admit. But I think it was just my personal preference. Other guests in my party absolutely loved it. I did, however, thoroughly enjoy the rest of my meal. The shrimp, hush puppies, and slaw were to die...More

Thank Andre L
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Andre, Thanks for taking the time to give us a review! Hope you and your guest will come again. Scott

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere is great. Service is great. Food is good. I wouldn’t call it the best catfish or fried shrimp I’ve ever had but it was a nice lunch.

Thank Erin G
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Erin, We value each and every review and I would like to thank you for giving us a try. Scott

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Mr. Whiskers and it was great. Fish, shrimp, and oysters were amazing. Grilled options for our GF crowd and burgers for the kids. Reasonably priced, super clean, and quick service.

Thank debbieq51
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Debbie, Glad your family enjoyed your visit and thank you for posting this kind review. Scott

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Questions & Answers
Antoinette S
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 Catherine D | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall beef ribs. Sounds like you got other responses.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4195 Malvern Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71901-8868
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-262-3474
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