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J & S Italian Villa

4332 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-7437
+1 501-525-1121
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (16 reviews)
“garlic bread” (11 reviews)
“salad” (26 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
4332 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-7437
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The positive reviews make me wonder if those folks have eaten anywhere except a bad chain restaurant. At J&S the salad consisted of bag lettuce (iceberg) and a bland dressing. The eggplant was both scorched and soggy; the manicotti was virtually tasteless. The service --...More

Thank DevilGator
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went as a family but it has more of a romantic setting. Food was excellent but pricey. Waitress was very nice and friendly. Restaurant was very clean.

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our table of eight came in from the Village to celebrate a 75th Birthday. The hostess did not have a table prepared in advance even though we had reservations. We sat at a round table up in the corner. The bar is on the other...More

Thank susangsays
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended by hotel staff. We arrived and were warmly greeted by Madison. Great smile and friendly welcome. Darlene promptly arrived to request our drink orders. I ordered the breaded chicken with red sauce and cheese. Asked Darlene if it was possible to have the...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We drove all day, and arrived in Hot Springs late for dinner. The concierge at our hotel recommended J and S across the street, saying it was excellent, so we decided to try it. It's in a strip mall and doesn't look like much from...More

1  Thank travelingdubfam
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We have been to J&S Italian Villa many times, and have never been disappointed! The food is excellent (Chicken Parmesan, lasagna, penne pasta--all delicious), wine list very nice; prices are reasonable, especially since salad and the wonderful garlic bread are included in the dinner price,...More

Thank Kacky C
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I think the owner should evaluate his staff. The food was good, not worth what they charged but regardless the waiter was ridiculous. Why we didn't get up and leave is a question we all asked ourselves after dinner. I wanted to order a child...More

Thank Mamamelx3
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Very good food, I had the lasagna Bolognese. Some dishes, like lamb special were pricey. Very generous glass of wine from a nice wine list.

Thank davidwH7612SV
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We were looking for an Italian restaurant and read many reviews of Italian in Hot Springs. This one was on the top of our list for reviews so we tried it. First the server was cordial and knowledgeable, we had three different appetizers and I...More

2  Thank Diana B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is in my top 2 Italian restaurants ever and one you must try. The Lasagna is the best I have ever tasted. My partner had their Salmon Special and she raved about it and she is a regular. She told me she has never...More

1  Thank CLIFF W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4332 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-7437
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-525-1121
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