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Cotham's Mercantile - CLOSED

5301 Hwy 161, Scott, AR 72142
+1 501-961-9284
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (24 reviews)
“hamburger” (16 reviews)
“catfish” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
5301 Hwy 161, Scott, AR 72142
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was a very awesome place to go eat. However, it recently burned to the ground. I hope they rebuild it because my husband and I truly enjoyed eating there. We are going to miss you guys.

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This has been a favorite place of mine since I was a child. It burned to the ground last night, such a shame to see it gone. It will be missed!

3  Thank AZROXY63
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome Burger blackberry cobbler with ice cream. Great people! The burger is a pound of delight. Onion rings awesome.

Thank Barkley D
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Worth the drive to Scott for some of the best catfish and burgers you've ever eaten. It's been featured on national TV, used in movies, and still retains the small town charm of the general mercantile store that it started as way back when. Can't...More

1  Thank Travis H
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I wonder if more people go there for the decor than the food. Had the catfish which was average. Probably should have had the hamburger which have been good in the past

Thank mwcnicks
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I swear I just went back in time to 1930. This was an old general store that was on a plantation. It still looks like one, dust, stained ceiling, dirty windows and all. BUT...The food was awesome. No amazingly awesome. The hamburger was a real...More

1  Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 10 March 2017

me and my wife and some very good friends ate there friday [3-3-2017] we had the hub cap burger with the onion rings it was our first time there we will be back for more good food thank you all cliff & martha mcadoo

1  Thank Cliff M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

They sell a hubcap burger which is literally the size of a hubcap. We took our classmate and his wife their and he couldn't finish the burger and he is a pretty big eater. The food is homemade and very good.

1  Thank Lori P
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Scott AR is about 20 min east of Little Rock. Cotham's is a throw-back cafe set in an old Gen Store-Mercantile setting ((circa 1940). The burgers are "hubcap" size monsters, and pretty good. Worth a trip for the "experience".

Thank gstephenson147
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Cool place, and outstanding food. Best chicken fried steak since I left Texas. It's in an old general store, and they have left just enough "stuff" to make it interesting. But the real treat is the food. Great service too.

1  Thank Jim N
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5301 Hwy 161, Scott, AR 72142
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Scott
  • Phone Number: +1 501-961-9284
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