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The Porterhouse

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707 Central Ave, 707 Central Ave, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR 71901
+1 501-321-8282
03:30 - 21:30
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Sun 14:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 03:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 15:30 - 22:30
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Rogers, AR
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered the filet which came with vegetables and a potato. The filet was great but the vegetables were very bland. This is a very old building so the atmosphere was less than desirable for the price.

Thank 510AnnGAR510
Silver Spring, Maryland
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere of Porterhouse was nice and made for a good first impression. Even though the restaurant was almost full when we ate there, it was pleasantly quiet. Our waiter couldn't have cared less about taking care of us, and the seating hostess was equally indifferent. Our meals (lobster tail for me, surf/turf for my partner) were prepared alright, but... More 

Thank Hugh K
Columbia, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very intimate and romantic place. It's located right down from the Arlington Hotel within walking distance. We had an early dinner, around 5. Service was excellent and the steaks were fantastic.

Thank melissamasseym
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten in the Porterhouse three times now and each time it has been better than the last! Their steaks are juicey and flavorful and the atomosphere is romantic!

Thank AmberD1
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to take in Gallery Walk and could smell the steak across the street. What a treat. The service was beyond excellent. Atmosphere is pleasant.

Thank Cheryl W
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was ok. I got a ribeye and my wife got a filet. We both ordered medium rare and both steaks were cooked correctly. But the flavor was mediocre and the ribeye was very thin and almost cold upon arrival. The filet was by far better. The baked potato was fine, but the pre-measured amount of condiments were not... More 

Thank Kristi W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time visiting the Porterhouse. We had a group of 30 people. Food was terrific and service was impeccable! Appetizers, food, and drinks- and were in and out in an hour and 15 minutes- with majority eating steaks. Shout out to Ashley for her friendly, perfectly timed service!!!!! Will be back!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the steakhouse due to a friend suggesting it. The only reason I gave it two stars was because the service was good and the server was very nice and professional. The food on the other had was terrible. Our family had all filets that had very bad texture. The steaks for my wife and I were both very... More 

Thank Nolan J
The Woodlands, Texas
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poor salad, dressing in small plastic cups as is butter sour cream etc. tasted like a chain restaurant food from steak to brownie which was a piece of cake, it was more like Denny's

1 Thank TravellingPam
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We landed here when the other two places we wanted to go were closed. I had Italian wedding soup (made with premade, arrezio meatballs) and the polenta crusted sea bass. It was just dredged in corn meal and deep fried. Criminal for a sea bass. The waitress didn't know the menu or understand what came with each dish. I will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 45
American, Steakhouse
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
14:30 - 21:30
03:30 - 21:30
03:30 - 21:30
03:30 - 21:30
03:30 - 21:30
15:30 - 22:30
15:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 Central Ave, 707 Central Ave, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR 71901
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-321-8282

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