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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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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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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  • 8
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Mexican food and a GREAT burger

Good solid Mexican food in a tourist area is hard to find. Taco Mama offers great Mexican selections along with a fantastic green chili burger that's cooked to perfection. Nice salsa and guacamole for snacks at a reasonable price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Charles B
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis, Tennessee
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Good solid Mexican food in a tourist area is hard to find. Taco Mama offers great Mexican selections along with a fantastic green chili burger that's cooked to perfection. Nice salsa and guacamole for snacks at a reasonable price.

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

we have eaten at Taco Mama like a gazillion times. It is always terrific. The salsa is home made with vegetables roasted fresh. Yummmm! The tamales are SO good. I have yet to find anything I was disappointed with. I would take anyone with confidence it will be delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We drove over to Hot Springs looking for dinner while camping at Lake Catherine state park (racoon's cleaned us out) We didn't know what we wanted but suddenly saw Taco Mama restaurant. I was a little apprehensive as I was wondering if there could be good Mexican food in Arkansas. To my surprise it was excellent! We were seated quickly... More 

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Jackson, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Ate here with my wife on our vacation. Busy place at lunch but the food was worth the wait! I was surprised at how good the fish taco was and even the black beans that came with it were exceptional! Glad we found this place on our way through Arkansas!

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tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in. Come back and see us when you're in arkansas. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Good authentic food. Queso was lip smackin good. Portions were good, even for lunch. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My husband and I love this place ! Everything is scratch made down to the desserts. Their flour tortillas are also pressed there daily. Love, love the nachos. My husband really likes all of the shrimp dishes and the specials. The specials are interesting like roasted duck tacos, smoked pork burritos & soft shell crab enchiladas. Great fajitas ! Great... More 

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Fort Worth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We went on May 21 for dinner. The margarita was watered down with no flavor and no hint of tequila. The chicken enchilada and beef taco were also tasteless. I would swear the chicken was canned, had no sort of sauce, everything was a strange bright orange color. The tortilla soup had no broth and was basically a bowl of... More 

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Benton, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Taco Mama has excellent food. They can be a little slow at times but it is worth the wait. My family will return. The Sopas and salsa bar are excellent.

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Russellville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I went to this place in march, and wow the food was great,,i ordered the tacos and wow, great tasting..

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GRAND RAPIDS
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is by far the best Mexican food I have had at a restaurant since I lived in CA. It's comparable to very good traditional home cooked Mexican food. I was on vacation in Hot Springs, visiting friends and family in the area and what a treat to find something like this in Hot Springs-I went twice! I had the... More 

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Additional Information about Taco Mama

Address: 1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone Number: +1 501-624-6262
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican, Latin

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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: Mexican, 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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