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Mr. Whiskers

4195 Malvern Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71901-8868
+1 501-262-3474
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (108 reviews)
“catfish” (226 reviews)
“ribs” (52 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
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."
lhg39350
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2. Had me reeling!
"A new addition on "gotta go eat" list when we are visiting the lake."
firstladyt
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3. This Cat's Got Good Taste!
"A family favorite."
davidicus01
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11 - 20 of 476 reviews

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

These folks have this place down to an art. My friend wanted something the locals eat and I saw the reviews and suggested this place. It's off the beaten path a little but well worth it. I believe we got the last parking space. Saturday...More

Thank patticakesTemple_TX
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Patticakes, I will showed the review of our restaurant to my staff, they work very hard to make eating at Mr. Whiskers a great experience. Thanks for stopping in!! Scott

Reviewed 13 October 2017

We ordered the #14. (Catfish, shrimp, coleslaw, french fries,and hush puppies). Highly recommend this restaurant. We had not visited before, so it was a pleasant surprise. We are staying at Hot Springs Village, so our drive was a little long, about 20 miles, but we...More

Thank kathycoc
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

kayhycoc, We are glad you enjoyed you visit to Mr. Whiskers!! Thanks for stopping by!! Scott

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Mr. Whiskers has become a go to place when I come to visit. The oysters are amazing. They are light and melt in your mouth. My top three choices are oysters, hushpuppies, and catfish. However everything on the menu is good. The condiment bar is...More

Thank Kevin W
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Keven, Thanks for the review and thanks for stopping when in the area! Scott

Reviewed 3 October 2017

My friend and I had lunch at Mr. Whiskers... The restaurant was well themed for a fish place... nice surroundings. However the catfish was a bit overcooked and under seasoned. Not bad but not all that great either... Maybe I caught them on an off...More

Thank Puddleduckie
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Puddleduckie, Glad you stopped by, hope you will give us another try. Our mission is to put out "Great Catfish" I'm sorry you didn't get our best. I will be sure to show your review to the staff. All reviews are appreciated! Thanks, Scott

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Very good food and prices are very reasonable. Tried the 2 piece basket and 1 pcs 4 shrimp. Friendly atmosphere.

Thank Ejmm79
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Ejmm79, So glad you guys stopped by, and thanks for the review! Scott

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Very well priced for such great food! Diamond in the rough. Have the best fish and my mother loves the Po Boys

Thank Angela L
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thanks for the review Angela! Come back soon!! Scott

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I don't give a level 5 unless it is some seriously good food. Mr. Catfish earned it! The catfish was lightly breaded and cooked to perfection. All the food arrived hot and freshly cooked....catfish, hush puppies and fries. The coleslaw was very delicious as well...not...More

Thank lhg39350
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Ihg39350, Thanks for stopping by and thank you for the review!! Scott

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Fish was cold didn't get hush puppies with my order staff was very friendly atmosphere was very nice.More

1  Thank Hogwild
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hogwild, There is no excuse for cold food! We strive to make our food as fresh as possible. I'm headed to the kitchen now to straighten this out. Thanks for the review, we always try to learn for our mistakes. Hope to see you again!...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

The catfish is truly southern style-cornmeal coating not the flour type batter. Enjoyed it immensely! Reasonably priced in comparison to where we normally eat. Good size portions on the sides. May sound crazy, but I have to rate there french fries as some of the...More

Thank Ranita72315
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Ranita, Thanks for stopping in, and thanks for the review!! Scott

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

A family favorite. If you like catfish, shrimp, ribs, chicken tenders plus salads and sandwiches then this is the place. As a regular I've never had a meal that was not oh so tasty. And the ribs are the best around. Who would believe that...More

Thank davidicus01
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for bringing your family in David!! Scott

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Antoinette S
23 June 2017|
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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
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L8754SFandread
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!
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Phun_phil
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
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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