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Picante's Mexican Grill

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801 Central Avenue, Suite 22, Hot Springs, AR
(501) 623-2300
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: (501) 623-2300

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food

We arrived at the restaurant a little late and there was a big wait for a table but they offered to let us sit at the bar. The food was wonderful but they were so busy it would take a little while for them to notice our drinks were getting low. Overall, good experience

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Crystal M
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Orange Beach, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

The service was horrible. And they had two more hours until they closed (one more by the time we left). There were three of us and at the same time we were all oUT of our drinks and waited to get them filled as the waiter talked to someone who also worked there for 5 minutes. It took about 30... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We arrived at the restaurant a little late and there was a big wait for a table but they offered to let us sit at the bar. The food was wonderful but they were so busy it would take a little while for them to notice our drinks were getting low. Overall, good experience

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Poteau
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102 reviews 102 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We ate dinner here and we found it to be good but nothing to brag about. They do have a good selection on the menu. My wife drank a margarita and said that it was good. It is located one block from the Austin Hotel. The prices are reasonable. We might eat there again if we're staying in the Austin.

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Durant, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The salsa and cheese dip were really good;however, our dinners were about average. Nothing to write home to Mom about.

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El Dorado, Arkansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Service was bad, drinks were worse. They spilled basket of chips first round then drink next time. Forgot to bring us menu's to order. The pictures on the menu were terrible and would have been better just left off. Sorry just being honest..will not return.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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36 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch at Picante's Grill today. The food was excellent. It was fresh and well cooked. The salsa was unique, some of the best we have tasted. In a neat, old historical building. We will return.

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Bryant, Arkansas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The Food actually looked good and had a good taste it was all just VERY greasy. They had a bar area and a small seating area which all got busy shortly after noon from a large dance team The Salsa was strange but wasnt bad... however the shredded chicken my friend ate made her sick that night.. and yes it... More 

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Tunica, Mississippi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Small place. Food was very good. Ask for cheese dip and didn't get it but charged us for it. Punch wasn't my favorite. Service and food was very fast!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Excellent service and better food. It's a small venue but service and food were both very large in quality. Very clean inside as well.

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Charlotte
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good hamburger, but the Mexican Food was just OK. Not bad, not great. Salsa for the chips was weird, not so good.Service was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 801 Central Avenue, Suite 22, Hot Springs, AR
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: (501) 623-2300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Latin

Description

(501) 623-2300
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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