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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%
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“hush puppies” (114 reviews)
“catfish” (231 reviews)
“ribs” (55 reviews)
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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 4 days ago

My husband wanted a good burger. We were in the Malvern area and I yelped it. Turns out this came up. We took my parents and daughters family. Everyone loved it. There is the fact that you have to line up to order and no...More

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank BrookeM08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe it's because i'm from Louisiana and have grown up eating great catfish, but it seemed incredibly bland. As if someone may have dropped two grains of salt on it and threw it in plain corn meal. I will say it was fried perfectly: not...More

Thank terryallan09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, you can get a good-looking salad, or grilled chicken, fish or shrimp, but come on, this place specializes in incredibly perfect, amazingly fresh fried stuff so go running, hiking, or swim hard and get your fried food reward here. Oh. My. I don't even...More

Thank pallinurse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was great! Love to shop/eat local. I had catfish with shrimp. Hush puppies were amazing! Great atmosphere, casual and friendly service. David had the hamburger as he is not a fish or seafood eater and he said it was great!

1  Thank jeaninemc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in for lunch at 1400 and there was no wait. I ordered the catfish and shrimp combo which was delish. The fish was fresh and the batter was flavorful and crispy...done just right without the greasy feeling. The fries, cole slaw and hush...More

Thank Suzanne A
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the catfish and shrimp, our favorite being the shrimp! Homemade tartar and cocktail sauces were very good, as well as the hushpuppies. Highly recommended.

Thank Paula L
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

This place is the BEST ever!!! The fish & shrimp tasted like it was just caught!! No frozen crap here !!👍🏻👍🏻😊😊

Thank 57oldsmobile
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Awesome food and burgers are great, even though it is a fish place. It is very busy, so plan on being patient.

Thank tllfree06
Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

tllfree06, Glad you enjoyed you burger! Thanks for the review!! Scott

Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Mr. Whiskers was wonderful, amazing and awesome. I know why it is rated No. 1 in Hot Springs. The slaw was perfect and the hush puppies were excellent. The serving of catfish was huge-in fact enough to share. A must on your trip to Hot...More

Scott1538, Owner at Mr. Whiskers, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

HNBISOFF, Your review is very much appreciated!!! Hope to see you guys again very soon. Thanks again, Scott

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Questions & Answers
Antoinette S
June 23, 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
April 14, 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!
April 5, 2016|
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Response from Catherine D | 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, Waitstaff, 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 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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