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Fisherman's Wharf

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5101 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-9301
+1 501-525-7437
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Siem Reap Province, Cambodia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have heard about this place for years and decided to visit last night. It was average at best! I ordered a salad and I the menu described it has having various types of greens, grape tomatoes, etc. it wa obvious that the greens were out of a bag and the tomatoes were old. Maybe it's the time of year... More 

Thank Sheri W
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, the oysters were fresh and arrived quickly. The service was great, so personable. Would highly recommend!

Thank Shelby M
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With all the hustle and bustle of Christmas we spent a relaxing evening at the Fisherman's Wharf. The food was great as usual and the red potatoes are the best! Whether broiled or fried, their seafood continues to 'taste like seafood' even if a little pricey. I think the prices have gone up since the last time we visited. Still... More 

Thank Sylvia M
Arlington, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Wife and I came here for the first time for dinner over the Thanksgiving weekend. Place is pretty big and they let us sit wherever we wanted. Wife ordered king crab while I got fried catfish. Crab was absolutely perfect. Catfish was very good. They also happen to offer deep discounts on double cocktails, so be sure to ask about... More 

Thank DanNowlan
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We like this place. It has a very diverse menu so everyone can find something they like and it is all good. The service is always good. In the spring and fall we like to sit out on the deck and watch the ducks. Once in a while we come here with a big group. They can usually seat 50-100... More 

Thank Rick212121
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The food was fantastic and the service was great!! It's a really fun environment with a lot of good food options!!

Thank merch86
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Great fried catfish, sit out on the deck near the water. A nice quiet place for lunch with great service.

Thank Ernie L
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

My family and I love coming to Fisherman's Wharf, especially in the summer! Food is good (nothing fancy...just simple, good food). Good drinks. In the summer, you can arrive by boat and sit out at their outdoor seating on the dock for a nice view. Inside views of the lake are great too!

Thank BrianARK
Southaven, Mississippi, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic location. Right on the water of lake Hamilton. The décor was very fisherman. Model boats, and fish everywhere.. really great atmosphere. We both had clam chowder that was amazing. She ordered the crab stuffed flounder and I had shrimp and fish. There must have been a big party somewhere in the building because there seemed to be... More 

Thank Byron J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Start with one of the many excellent appetizers, but you must have a cup of one of the best clam chowders in the South. The gumbos are great, too. Catfish, crab cakes and shrimp were very good, as was the crab legs, and the side dishes were excellent. Great waterfront views and a very attendant waitstaff.

Thank Ron A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 34
American, Seafood, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5101 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-9301
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-525-7437
Come see us at Fisherman's Wharf on the beautiful Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, AR! We are a locally, family owned company and opened in May of 2001. We have indoor seating with huge beautiful windows overlooking the lake and our outdoor seating is picnic benches right on the water! We also have pleanty of wildlife such as geese, ducks, turtles and catfish waiting for the patrons and children that enjoy feeding them! The animals also provide wonderful entertainment while waiting on your food to be served. We strive to achieve a high standard in our quality of food and service. We love all of our locals coming back to see us every week and enjoy visiting with all the tourists that come in to see the beauty of the Natural State.

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