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Chipmunk Cafe

550 Arkridge Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-8729
+1 501-262-9207
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“kettle chips” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
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550 Arkridge Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-8729
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to have a cold ice tea after walking about 3.5 miles along the trails. The little outdoor restaurant serves hamburgers, fries and several other lunch time food. The covered tables outside were a welcome place to sit and rest.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Typical attraction lunch fare. The best aspect is eating in the midst of the surrounding gardens and train display. There is a good variety of sandwich offerings. I was a little disappointed in the frozen lemonade; it was overly frozen, with chunks of ice rather...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Walked through Garven Gardens and stopped at the cafe before leaving. Rubens were great; root beer floats hit the spot.

Thank webdarter
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We were tired from a long day walking in the beauty of the gardens. We had thought of a picnic at Lake Catherine, but checked out Chipmunk Cafe first. So glad we did. Sandwiches were amazing. It was a beautiful day to sit outside. Everyone...More

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had dinner here while at Garvan Gardens the week before Christmas. Other than the lengthy wait in line and to get our food, we really liked it. Very diverse menu - definitely something for everyone.

Thank WBJM2009
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped here with our dogs after touring the gardens. I had the chicken quesadilla and it was probably one of the best ones I’ve ever had. My husband had the ham with pineapple sandwich and he said it was delicious. We enjoyed watching the...More

Thank Ashley E
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Small service area, seating is all outside (but in a great location). Food has always been good and we've eaten there several times. We love the Gardens, and this is just another reason to enjoy the visit.

Thank The_Old_Ranger
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had the hamburger with kettle chips. It was really good and surprisingly inexpensive for a tourist place. Usually the food stands at tourist attractions are outrageously priced but not here! Courteous and fast service. Food served hot!

Thank Frankie19612014
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful day for outdoor dining...Everything was fresh and so enjoyable...our group enjoyed quesadillas, chicken sandwich, and some had some of the chili as well, and was pleasantly surprised as usually you get chili from a can at places like this..great service...friendly folks...you don't want to...More

Thank Dens_lady
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The friendly staff, delicious food, outdoor dining are GREAT! If you are lucky...one of the peacocks just might join your party.

Thank MJ S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Arkridge Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913-8729
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-262-9207
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Garvan Woodland Garden's concession-style cafe offers outdoor seating and a menu featuring fresh-made gourmet sandwiches, wraps, salads, snacks and drinks. Description On the grounds of spectacular Garvan Woodland Gardens, The Chipmunk Cafe is operated by Classic Creations Catering, an independent, contracted vendor of the Gardens. Overlooking the Great Lawn, Flowering Border, and the Garden Model Railroad, the concession-style cafe offers outdoor seating and a menu featuring fresh-made gourmet sandwiches, wraps, salads, snacks and desserts, and a wide selection of beverages. If you are not a member of Garvan Woodland Gardens, you do pay admission to the Gardens to eat at the Chipmunk Cafe. Admission for non-members is $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12, and Free ages 0-5
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