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Taco Mama

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1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901
+1 501-624-6262
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10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Description: Voted Best Mexican Food in the State. Everything made from scratch...
Voted Best Mexican Food in the State. Everything made from scratch. Vegetarian friendly.
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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Back in New Mexico.

We went for lunch today, had a wonderful waiter,Robert. The food was very good, wonderful chips and salsa. We had the Mexican cheeseburgers with green chilies very good. Will try the burrito next time?

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
Mjw1259
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Chips were amazing. Salsa was out of this world. My wife got the lunch special salad with steak and it was perfect. I got the mama burrito lunch special with pork. Seriously the best Mexican food ever.

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Rowlett, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great swirl and topshelf ritas, the crispy beef taco was excellent (it gets two thumbs up) and the waitstaff was awesome as well ... Robert was attentive and gave awesome recommendations ..... Will be back next time we are in town for sure!

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Arkansas
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Taco Mamo has the best Mexican food my husband and I have ever had. High end quality! Reasonable prices. Excellent service every time we are there. We drive 1 1/2 hours to eat here. The salsa is very good. Also recommend the fish tacos. You get to choose the beans you want (if they come w/the dish you ordered), black... More 

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is my favorite place to eat Mexican food in town! It's a funky little eatery, inside and out, and the food is definitely delicious... it's not the typical TexMex you get most places. For example, I often get the Taco Dinner (or lunch) and you pick: crunchy or soft taco shell, pick your meat (there's at least 5 choices),... More 

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Alexander, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My friends and I have driven from Little Rock to Hot Springs several time just to have lunch at this top n tex-mex café. I could drink the salsa and always take home several containers . Highly recommend you try it, wonderful service and low prices for excellent food.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We went for lunch today, had a wonderful waiter,Robert. The food was very good, wonderful chips and salsa. We had the Mexican cheeseburgers with green chilies very good. Will try the burrito next time?

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We have enjoyed visiting Taco Mama's many times and the food has always been great. The service has not always been consistently good, however today at lunchtime was an exception. Our server might have been "new" since we have never seen her before. She immediatley brought our ordered drinks and since our menus were closed and to the side, asked... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

First time at Taco Mama for me. Found it to be a mediocre tex-mex cafe. I prefer more spice in my Mexican food. Prices were good and it is a local.

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Bradenton, Florida
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We had a family gathering in Hot Springs and needed a great place for a dozen people to gather and enjoy excellent food. One local suggested Taco Mama, and we headed right out. They worked quickly to put some table together so we could all sit together and came quickly to take our drink orders and explain the menu. The... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have been here to eat before and tried again today hoping I would not have a repeat experience. The food is great but every server and bar person has major attitude, "too cool" to have any manners. Today, when I came in I was not greeted, so I sat myself. After a minute someone finally came to my booth,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-624-6262

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Latin

Description

Voted Best Mexican Food in the State. Everything made from scratch. Vegetarian friendly.
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm

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