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Taco Mama

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££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
+1 501-624-6262
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11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our November Girls Night Out group it was over 20 girls our table was ready and theygot in and out in pleanty of time food was good my steak corn tortillas taco were very good just had an iced tea to drink I was driving but there drinks are good !

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Thank lblack5219
Houston, Texas
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good tacos that somehow feel healthier than usual, yet taste terrific. Fast service and great value. This is a favorite of the locals, not hard to see why.

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Thank sairam66
Evansville
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stopped in for lunch today . My wife got the nachos and I got an enchilada with a taco. Everything was delicious. This is a definite to return to.

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Thank cscsflorida
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

IF you want cheese sauce poured on every fork full you put in your mouth this is not the place for you! This Mama knows fresh and does it up on every plate! There are no frijoles refried here. Great black beans! Fresh enchiladas! Great Sangria! Great Margs, too. Your plate can be filled with freshly grilled chilis - hot... More 

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Thank Arkansas Traveler Ruth
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I was disappointed with Taco Mama, which had been recommended to us. My husband's soup was served to him in a takeout container and our order of three chicken tacos turned out to be two chicken, one beef. Our waitress was not very attentive and we had to ask for napkins and silverware. The food was average; nothing to rave... More 

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Thank Betty J
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Owned by a hard working family who demand all ingredients be fresh. One of the waiters told us there are very few cans in the pantry. It's one of my all time favorite Mexican restaurants. The list of different margaritas is long making it hard to decide which one to order. We both had the 3 taco plate which I... More 

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1 Thank Slickton
Key West, Florida
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This restaurant is my favorite for south-of-the-border food in Arkansas!!! We were greeted with roasted tomato salsa and warm corn tortillas as we arrived. Everything is made from scratch; we especially liked the burritos, the avocado is too die for! And, the cheese dip is over-the-top. The BEST of Hot Springs!

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Thank bonanzapilot2016
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to eat! Everything was yummy! Really good Mexican food. I had the grilled shrimp tacos and they had wonderful flavor. I would recommend this as a definite place to stop at if you are ever in Hot Springs.

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Thank Cheryl B
Honesdale, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We were pleased with our enchiladas and although the chile relleno was a little light on the filling, the flavor was good. Everyone has their own idea of what good salsa is but we were pleased. It tasted freshly made with a good balance of tomato and spices. And finally the cost was very reasonable for the amount of food... More 

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Thank Terry G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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304 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Fresh Cali Mexican and very very good with a dog friendly (non-smoking) outdoor patio equipped with water cooling fans. Atmosphere on the inside is eye pleasing and pleasant. However, the Cheese dip needed to loose the cream of chicken soupy watered down sliding off the chip as if it wasn't even there not cheesy tasting goo. Now that we have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-624-6262
Description
Voted Best Mexican Food in the State. Everything made from scratch. Vegetarian friendly.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?