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Mr. Whiskers

4195 Malvern Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71901-8868
+1 501-262-3474
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hush puppies” (108 reviews)
“catfish” (226 reviews)
“ribs” (52 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
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Was craving some fish. Went to Mr Whiskers. The staff is always so friendly and service is quick and the fish is really good. Not greasy like some fried fish places. The hush puppies are great and coleslaw is yummy. Has a great menu too....More

Thank Innohurry
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Innohurry, Thanks for stopping in and writing your review of our restaurant, we really appreciate it!! Scott

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had dinner at Mr. Whiskers. It has moved to a new, larger location and will be on our "favorites" list! The food is freshly prepared and tastes GREAT! You stand in line to order, get your own beverage, and sit down. They will bring...More

1  Thank Roxie210
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for coming out to see us Roxie!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our main "go to" restaurants when craving fish or seafood at a reasonable price. You can get items fried or broiled. They have some of the best baked beans ever eaten. Try the rib plate...it is also great.

Thank DebbieV1228
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

DebbieV, Glad you all enjoyed your meal at our restaurant!!! Thank you for your patronage!! Scott

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best place for Catfish in Hot Springs, Ar. reminds me of The Shack in Jessieville, Ar. which serves outstanding Catfish. Been here several times for the fish and never tried any of the other entrees so my 5 star is for the fish only.

Thank Amanda E
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Amanda, Thanks for the review on our catfish!! Scott

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food here was fantastic ! Fish and fries were both very fresh and the casual atomsphere was nice as well. Great value for the money.

Thank 142tedb
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

142tedb, Glad you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant!!! Scott

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We both got the shrimp & fish combo. For each of us , the plate had 1 piece which was good and the other iffy. Several people mentioned the excellent fries, they were nothing special. The shrimp on the other hand was very good. For...More

Thank ArkansasTraveler001
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

ArkTraveler, Thanks for the review, we can always learn from our customers. Sorry we weren't a fit for your taste. Customer input is always welcome and hopefully you could give us another try some time. Thanks Again!! Scott

Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in late and were pleasantly surprised. I had the chicken and shrimp and my husband had catfish and shrimp; both were very good and hot, the way it should be! They had several sauces and we really liked the house sauce. Nice little...More

Thank Ann C
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Ann, Thanks for the review and thanks for stopping by!! Scott

Reviewed 29 October 2017

All four of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The catfish was crispy but full of meat, the shrimp were delicious. Although the oysters were tasty, the actual oysters were very small. The hush puppies were very tasty.

Thank Sandra D
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Sandra, Glad you all enjoyed your meal!! Thanks for the review!! Scott

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Love Mr Whiskers. The catfish is outstanding and the hush puppies are very delicious. The prices are so reasonable. Get there early as the line gets long around dinnertime.

Thank daa6578
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

daa, Thanks for the review!! And thanks for the business!! Scott

Reviewed 23 October 2017

My wife and I have known Scott for a number of years. She loves the catfish, I love the fried shrimp and we both enjoy the soaked salad. Service is always good, reasonably priced and food is fresh and hot!

Thank timothycV5476EP
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Timothy, Thanks for the review! We appreciate your patronage!! Scott

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Questions & Answers
Antoinette S
23 June 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
15 April 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!
5 April 2016|
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Response from Cathy 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, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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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