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Mr. Whiskers

4195 Malvern Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71901-8868
+1 501-262-3474
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (119 reviews)
“catfish” (235 reviews)
“ribs” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
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."
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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 3 days ago

Mr. Whisker's is one of our favorite restaurants for date night. They have delicious catfish, shrimp, oysters, chicken, etc in many different combinations. Their prices are reasonable, the atmosphere is nice, the restaurant is always clean and well-maintained. If you long for delicious catfish, visit...More

Thank Vicki C
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I took my mom here because she loves fried catfish and is quite honest if she doesn’t like it..... she loved it. The fish and the shrimp are really good. I plan to go back when I’m in the area.

1  Thank BrookeM08
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Brooke, Big thanks to you and your Mom!!! Scott

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time easy parking crowded inside but lot of tables ordered at counter many choices had grilled catfish and grilled shrimp 🍤 delicious 😋 quick service get your own drinks nice staff friendly and attentive definitely recommend and will return 😍😜👏5⭐️

Thank JollyLeo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 star food in town. Friendly staff excellent service and very clean. Tell all your friends to try it.

Thank Alaina V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a friend in Hot Springs that is 90 years young when we are there he always wants to take us to Mr. Whiskers we like the food very much ribs are good but pigs are not known for their whiskers thus CATFISH is...More

Thank Glenda N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is 5 star. Love all the old motors and nautical stuff. The fried catfish is 2 star. The fries was room temperature and not very good either. I think I will try bbq next time.

1  Thank MichaelFussell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing we tried was the hushpuppies. The shrimp was okay. The burger was burned. The Whiskers sauce was tasty. Overall, we drove out of our way and we cannot recommend this place.

Thank drwatson32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious fried catfish, shrimp and sides. The homemade sauces (cocktail, tartar, whiskers) were fantastic. The staff was friendly and accommodating. They were happy to help out with some food allergies.

Thank stasee000
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

stasee000, We are glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the kind review! Scott

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for lunch. We found it as we came into town. We all had the catfish and I had a combo with 4 shrimp. It was cooked Perfectly. They have a variety of dipping sauce. We saw a hamburger go by and it was...More

Thank GREG P
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Greg P, Thanks for stopping by and thanks for the kind words!! Hope to see you next time thru. Scott

Reviewed 8 October 2018

One of the BEST made to order fish houses around. This was my first visit to this establishment. I was very pleased with the fish and sides offered by this restaurant. I will be returning to try the Hamburger as well. My order included fried...More

Thank Tyson T
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Tyson, We are excited to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you all again! 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 CathyD233 | 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, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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