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Mr. Whiskers

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4195 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
+1 501-262-3474
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Mr. Whiskers has moved to its new location further east on Malvern Avenue. The new place has a much larger seating area, new food service equipment and more of the ambience like the original store. At one time they had the best BBQ ribs in the city. An order was 6 or 8 individual ribs. Now an order is one-half... More 

Thank bjoslark
Malvern, Arkansas
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a great little restaurant between Hot Springs and Malvern. Food was awesome and very reasonably price. Definitely worth the drive! Great friendly people!

Thank ToniaH501
Malvern, Arkansas
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Reasonable prices, friendly staff, and Great food. What more could you ask for. This is not a ritzy 5 star restaurant, this is a great catfish restaurant with a fisherman 's decor. This may not be the place for those who feel the world rotates around them, but it is the place if you want a quaint place to eat... More 

1 Thank Omegagold
Holdrege, Nebraska
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

I am baffled by the people that bash great tasting food but praise mediocre food at what is pretty much a glorified long john silvers /captain D's with store bought fish batter..(basic cornbread batter) BAREFOOT 'S lakeside grill got trashed by reviewers but their food was better tasting!! They just happened to not have as good a cleaning lady i... More 

Thank samiaminc
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Wasn't as good as the reviews stated. Tasted like fast food or cafeteria food cooked in advance and set under heat lamps till you order. The whisker sauce was tasty. It's about 6-8 miles away from main Hot Springs strip.

Thank Johhny R
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Made my first trip to Mr. Whiskers this week and was glad I did. All the food was excellent but I have to single out the catfish which had a fantastic cornmeal batter and the hush puppies which were some of the best I've ever had. The fried oysters were terrific as well. Next time I am in the area... More 

1 Thank Kevin W
Spicewood, Texas
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59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

But the food is as awesome as the previous location. We had catfish & shrimp, all was melt in your mouth

2 Thank stever761
Little Rock
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145 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

This place was recommended by my brother -in-law. I was only ordering take out but was impressed with the place. The catfish was very tasty as was my shrimp po'boy. No remoulade sauce but their Whiskers sauce worked pretty well. The hush puppies were a little "burnt" but still tasted good. It is a new clean restaurant that looks lie... More 

1 Thank Fox50
Arkadelphia, Arkansas
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Excellent catfish with fries, hush puppies and great slaw.and excellent blackened chicken with rice. Can't wait to try the ribs next time! Very clean restaurant also. Love the beach decor!

1 Thank GaryLinwood3016
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I love fried catfish and its hard to find a place that has good clean fish with the right spice in the batter. I was disapointed with the catfish here, it had alot of dark colored fish that had a dirty taste, I did like the the slaw and they had good french fries. My husband had the fried shrimp... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4195 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-262-3474

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