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1505 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6540
+1 501-321-9766
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best kept secrets in town.Great burgers & ice cream. Everything cooked to order so don't be in a hurry, but the wait isn't long...if weather permits sit outside at a picnic table...

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Thank Billieray1
Russellville, Arkansas
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117 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the regular hamburger and fries. The burger was around $3.00 and much better than many burgers I've had for over twice the price. It looked like a hand-formed patty, was thick & juicy, not overcooked, nice crisp onion, lettuce, and tomato. Just a plain bun, but it wasn't soggy or too big for the meat. I was very happy... More 

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Thank Ozark_Lady
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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135 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Found this by accident and glad I did. The lot was pretty full when we pulled in (wife and me). I ordered a large burger with everything and my wife ordered the regular veggie burger, 1 fry to share, 1 large drink, 1 small drink... sat in the car to eat... food was excellent. You order at the left window,... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is a flash back of the classic dairy bars where the food is made fresh. Their awesome burgers beat today's frozen fast food burgers hands down.

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Thank Jeff B
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This place does not look like much BUT the chocolate milkshakes and burgers are worth stopping here for!

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Thank 1LB2015
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We were heading out of town, saw this place, stopped and had a delicious treat. I had a banana split and my buddy had a soft serve come. Hit the spot and was very efficient and cute. :)

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Thank justinwroot
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

I love the food and the service at King Kone. They are a very sweet bunch of people, and the food is very tasty. My favorite is the foot long chili dog and sweet potato fries.

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Thank Lady R
Chidester, Arkansas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Had a cheeseburger and fries here. Both were fine but nothing to write home about. Service was fast and the burger and fries were both freshly cooked. I ate it in my car listening to some classic Stones. (Not a bad dining experience. It smelled pretty good so I didn't wait to drive home and it was too cold to... More 

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Thank Tennessee_Jed68
Little Rock
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58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

I had a regular burger and a Dr. Pepper. So I can only speak to this two items, but it was great! The burger was freshly prepared and was quite tasty. Good price too. I'll definitely be back to sample more!

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Thank chairman6807
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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295 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Have a hankering for soft ice cream, or fried pickles, or a great hamburger? King Kone is for you! The cones tower, and are excellent! It is a drive-in with no indoor seating, but if they sell it, you can count on it being great! Don't drive by - Stop In!

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Thank Jack B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6540
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-321-9766

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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?