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Smyly's Crab Shack - CLOSED

4916 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-9626
+1 501-525-3442
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good16%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible30%
13 Sep 2015
“Best Crablegs Ever”
30 Aug 2015
“Definite NO!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Seafood, Pub
4916 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-9626
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Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

This place has amazing crablegs. 2lbs for $25. You can't beat it. We go by boat and they are always the same. Very consistent. I've brought clients there from Maryland and they were very impressed. Typing this review is making my mouth water. Let Elizabeth...More

Thank Germican
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We stopped in for a couple of drinks after dinner and getting the kids and parents home. We were told this is a good place to have a drink on the lake. This place was awful!! Would have been better if it had burnt down...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Arrived and sat out on the deck..... waited over 30 minutes for a server. Had numerous people arrive after us and they got waited on.... went inside and asked for a menu, was told our server would give us one when she took our drink...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Sat outside by water. Friendly service. Food surprised us by being tasty. The furniture could have been cleaned up but for a local bar, the salads and sandwiches were good.

1  Thank Mimiduffy62
Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

The outside screams biker bar and the inside is not any better. During warm weather they offer a deck facing the lake with a wonderful view and an escape from the smoke fog. While your waiting for your order, you will find 10 legitimate reasons...More

1  Thank Craig H
Reviewed 29 August 2013

If you are out of Lake Hamilton and are looking for a great hangout,drop in to Smyly's. It starts rompin around 9 o'clock on Thurdays and Fridays. The is great and not pricey and they have a new band there "Midnight Paradise" that will rock...More

Thank Tommie W
Reviewed 6 July 2013

This place is nothing but a hangout for druggies and drunks. The staff do nothing but party and come to work hungover and high. The place is filthy and stinks to high heaven. Fights all the time and someone was even murdered there. It is...More

1  Thank KatiaBerg
Reviewed 12 March 2013 via mobile

I had made a reservation for ten. The food is pricey. One person ordered an appetizer sampler. The cheese sticks had no cheese. I had crab legs which were yummy and my husband had a rib eye both delicious. He also had crab cakes which...More

1  Thank LWill2
Reviewed 3 February 2013 via mobile

I have passed by this joint a few times because it has the looks of a night club from the highway. A friend told me that they had the best stark he had ever eaten (at a restaurant), so I had to see for myself....More

Thank WooPigBeachBum
Reviewed 20 September 2012

The kitchen is filthy, the waitresses are nothing but bar rats with no ambition to do anything in life except beg for tips and get off to go to longshots ( another bar ) and the security are "wonna be tough guys". A terrible waist...More

1  Thank Gunnerstall05
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Restaurant Details

Bar, Seafood, Pub
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4916 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71913-9626
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-525-3442
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