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The Porterhouse

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707 Central Ave, 707 Central Ave, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR 71901
+1 501-321-8282
03:30 - 21:30
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Sun 14:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 03:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 15:30 - 22:30
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McLean, Virginia
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340 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The Porterhouse sits in the historical part of Hot Springs just down from the bath houses and Al Capone's old hangout in a building from the 1800s with high ceilings, a big ornate wooden bar, and the feel of an old speakeasy. Just sitting there made us feel like we were back in the 20's during prohibition, except we could... More 

Thank Bruce M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

The food was fantastic and so was our server. The price was great too. The garlic mashes potatoes were to die for and everyone loved the asparagus as well.

Thank whynotsomuch
Bentonville, Arkansas
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The Porterhouse is located in downtown Hot Springs near the Convention Center and Bathouse Row. The ambiance is appropriately dated for its downtown location. The staff was very attentive. My water glass never got below half empty. I had the Prime Rib medium rare. It was excellent. The Au Jus was perfect. I was given the option of creamy versus... More 

Thank Protondecay
Conway, Arkansas
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Amazing cuisine, great atmosphere! The house avocado salad dressing is the hands down best salad dressing I have ever had, my filet was done to perfection, accompanied by an outstanding vegetable medley and perfectly baked potato. And, oh my...the chocolate cream brûlée was light yet deep and so,so delicious. I had the pleasure of meeting the Master Chef, Joe Gargano,... More 

Thank debbien84
Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

I had the special of the day which was a 12 oz Ribeye, vegetable medley and garlic potatoes with a salad. All was very good. I thought the pricing was very reasonable for an upscale steak house. The service could have been better. Servers were on top of alcoholic drinks but tea drinkers had to wait for 15 minutes before... More 

Thank Lisa B
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Great food great service big portions you better be hungry or skip this place , However if you are in the mood for a great steak stop by

Thank Julio G
Charleston, Illinois
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6 reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We ate dinner at The Porterhouse after a day visiting the Bath Houses & shops. The service was absolutely wonderful. They must have filled our water glasses five times and were very pleasant while doing so. The food was delicious! It looked like a very exclusive restaurant, but they were very down-to-earth.

Thank Glynnie F
Houston, Texas
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150 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Located in the Downtown Historical District of Hot Springs Arkansas and parking is located across the street on the backside of the restaurant. You can enter by the front door or backdoor. The décor is perfect for the setting with large paintings, very tall ceilings, large mirrors, vases, a wooden floor and sturdy dark wood tables and chairs. Since they... More 

Thank GKP46
Memphis, Tennessee
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

After reading past reviews, I decided to check it out. Liked the environment, it was romantic and relaxing. Staff was friendly and my server, Brittany, was very attentive. Only complaint was the 16oz he ordered look equivalent to a 12oz he usually gets. They were nice enough to cook a second one. Overall we will return!

Thank MS W
Blytheville, Arkansas
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Good steaks and soups. Good wait staff. Were here with a group and most really enjoyed their food. I do not recommend the chicken cordon bleu but do recommend the steaks and French onion soup as well as shrimp aptetizers, It is very pricey

Thank MarriettaJ

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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-321-8282

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