Powerhouse Seafood & Grill is a steak and seafood restaurant located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. As the name suggests, Powerhouse serves up large, hearty portions, admidst spot-on modern American diner decor. High brick walls decorated with unusual signs and decorations lead up to a high metal ceiling with exposed ductwork. The atmosphere here is definitely casual and fun.
On the menu, Powerhouse has a lot more going for it then just the classic surf n' turf. For example, the signature appetizer on the menu is the crab rolls, which are rolled crab meat and cream cheese fried and served with a raspberry sauce for dipping. Or, adventurous eaters are welcome to try the alligator platter, which is battered, fried and served with house fries.
Made reservation for Valentine's Day, they did not bother to tell me we could only have brunch at the time we reserved!! That would have been nice to know. The brunch menu is very small!! The food was not very good and the price was really high!! Very disappointed!! Our server seemed to not know what he was even doing.
The food was wonderful, the attentiveness of staff left much to be desired, it took over 30 minutes to get water, let alone our wine and beer. We could hardly hear each other speak, though the noise level wasn't a major concern of ours, it was quite distracting. Overall, a decent experience, subpar for what we've become accustomed to dining at powerhouse, but nonetheless, we will return!
Service was great! The fish was overcooked and the cornbread muffins were dry. We wont be back.
Always a pleasure to come down from Missouri to dine, perfect dinner date before the show at Walton Arts Center.
Powerhouse is a great place for special occasions! We always make a note to come here before taking a show at Walton Arts, love the people and the food!
The food was good but the pacing was erratic. Our waiter seemed to be very good. Bar service was very slow and one beer was sent back because it was very stale. It was cheerfully replaced. It took a long time to get the starters and the entrees arrived two minutes after the starters. Two diners ate a spoonful of lobster bisque then a bite of entree. Awkward!
We had two dinners ordered exactly the same... Steak medium and steamed veggies. But when we got the food my steak was over well to the point that I didn't even eat but a few bites. I was with a few business associates and a vendor who was picking up the bill so I didn't feel right complaining.
However, the other steak was PERFECT & we lover the spinach dip and fried mushrooms!!! I guess this was a one time issue because it has never happened before.
When we arrived we were told our table was being cleaned and would be just a few more minutes. In reality, they had overlooked our reservation, which we later found out when they came to the table and asked for our name and reservation for a third time. Food was not very good. I ordered the tilapia (fish of the day) - it came out fried, not blackened as advertised. No offer to remake. My husband ordered a burger, but got chicken. The waiter offered to take it back, but told him it would probably take a while and didn't know of he'd want to wait. Also forgot my salad and had to get it taken off the ticket. Probably won't be going back after this experience, which is a disappointment, because this was one of my favorite restaurants when we were here a couple years ago.
Our server was quite good, attentive and personable, but while some of the food was good (crab cakes and the grilled oyster app) most was overcooked and inedible (fish like jerky, clams like hard rubber), and the price for 5 diners was over $130.00. Had the food been good that would not have been too unreasonable, but for the quality we received, that price was much too much. Because we had an event to attend immediately afterward we could not return the overcooked food, or we certainly would have done so. I suspect the restaurant would have made it right, but there was no opportunity to find out.
great place for couples or family..
enjoyed it very much ...waitress was great