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545 Carpenter Dam Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71901-8258
+1 501-262-2595
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San Antonio, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking forward to eating here the Sunday we arrived, but they, like most places here, are closed on Sunday's. We made it for lunch on Thursday, and wished we had gone sooner. Great food, great prices, very friendly. It is a small place and we were the only tourists here. Seriously, can't wait to go back here again... More 

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Sunrise Beach, Missouri, USA
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Small cafe with good food and super friendly service. Lot of locals patronize. Had breakfast the first time, went back for lunch and again for breakast. Eggs cooked perfect, ordered crispy bacon and it was. Hashbrowns very crispy and flavorful. Waffle was very good. The club sandwich was loaded with meat and the philly steak was very tender and delicious.... More 

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Thank jaeatloz
Arkansas
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155 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a small restaurant/cafe/diner that is a throwback to restaurants of yore. This place is an authentic neighborhood cafe. It is casually furnished and very clean. The staff is friendly and the food is true home cooked fare. I have eaten here numerous times for breakfast and it is always good. The food is cooked fresh to order and... More 

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Thank HotDogChamp
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great place for a fast home cooked meal...Neighborhood breakfast & lunch atmosphere restaurant. Prices are good and employees (Meagan & Ashley) are very friendly. ..

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Thank Billieray1
Russellville, Arkansas
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119 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Went based on TripAdvisor reviews and was very pleased. Cafe is small, had a couple of lunch plate specials along with sandwiches and salads. I had chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and turnip greens. it was a hand breaded steak and I would say one of the best that I have had in a long time. Service was good,... More 

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Thank Ozark_Lady
Lewisville, Texas, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a good quick and delicious breakfast this is the place. The staff is friendly and the food is amazing. I highly recommend you try this place out.

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Thank Stacy P
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Lunch specials are to die for!!!! Everything is home made! Best hand battered onion rings and cheese sticks around! 😋

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1 Thank Morganbre
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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239 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 399 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We finally tried the Shady Corner Café today, arriving at 11:15 am to beat the lunch rush. I had the $7.99 lunch special, selecting chicken fried steak, white gravy, green beans, mashed potatoes, a roll and a piece of strawberry cake. The hot food arrived steaming hot in a reasonable amount of time, and everything was delicious. The chicken fried... More 

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1 Thank TexasMomTW
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We recently dined at Shady Corner for the first time since a change of ownership and a slight remodel. Props to folks at Shady Corner. Lunch was good, portions were on the money, service was good as well. We'll definitely be back and look forward to giving the breakfast menu a shot!

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Thank ClayBertand
Shreveport, Louisiana
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

If you want a quick burger before or after zip lining this is a great spot. It's not fancy but the folks are nice and the burger delicious

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 Carpenter Dam Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71901-8258
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-262-2595

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