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The Porterhouse

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707 Central Ave, 707 Central Ave, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR 71901-5334
+1 501-321-8282
03:30 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 14:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 03:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 15:30 - 22:30
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Full menu was not available, only a special menu 🙁 due to a party that night. Didn't get to order what I wanted. Waitress almost made us feel unwelcome as we were not with the party, but there were no signs showing they were closed or limited on seating. Ribeye Steak was good, if a little too thin. The meat... More 

Thank JAGordon
Southaven, Mississippi, United States
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$150 for dinner for two. Had appetizer, meals and a drink each. Steak not very flavorful and certainly not fork tender. The lobster I had was overcooked. The potatoes were not hot enough to melt butter. Hard and over done.

Thank Byron J
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere but the food is tasteless. Not a restaurant if you have food allergies, they will not accommodate you

Thank Patti400
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We both had steak with the house salad and mixed vegetables. Waitress was attentive. The house merlot was a house wine but acceptable.

Thank Gfzoog
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Overall, I felt like this restaurant was a little too pricey for the quality of my order. I had the half herbed chicken which came with fries, coleslaw, AND onion rings. Lots of food! Unfortunately, the chicken was covered in a thick brown gravy and dry on the inside. The onion rings were good and the fries/coleslaw were just average.... More 

Thank Emily S
Olive Branch, Mississippi
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70 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

OK folks. This review is for the club buffet ONLY. We have never been to the restaurant itself. We went for a mystery dinner show for Halloween. The buffet was eh... At best. The drinks we ordered were generous. I had Kahlua and creme and it was mostly Kahlua.. Thank you very much... Drink prices were reasonable. It was the... More 

Thank Sandra F
Zachary, Louisiana
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Suggestion for a good steak restaurant was made to my husband by Derrick from the Arlington Bath House. He was correct, the steak was deloicious! Our waiter, David, provided excellent service.

Thank Cristy R
Sedona, Arizona
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263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 467 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Trying out various restaurants in our travels, we were attracted to 'The Porterhouse' due to it's historic presence in downtown Hot Springs. The restaurant, inside and out, looks like a chapter out of the early 20th century with high ceilings, ornate decor and art, along with an historic bar. Only problem is: The Porterhouse shows it's age with extremely worn... More 

Thank WorldSprinter18
Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Excellent food and service. Great atmosphere, romantic ambience. We were very impressed and can not wait to visit again next year. Highly recommend!!!

Thank Kellee R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The petit filet mignon was cooked just the way I ordered it and was seasoned well. We ordered the crab stuffed portabello mushroom and I ate the whole thing. The food and service was excellent.

Thank Karen H

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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
US$9 - US$45
American, Steakhouse
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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 71901-5334
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-321-8282

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