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Taco Mama

1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR
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Ranked #49 of 231 restaurants in Hot Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Latin
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Horatio, Arkansas, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Both the food and the margaritas were awesome. The restaurant does not serve the typical Tex Mex fare. It is fair better. The ingredients seem fresh and someone in the kitchen knows how to cook. If anyone is travelling through Hot Springs, I always recommend that they stop at this restaurant.

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Its not totally authentic, but we really like the variety on the menu. Love the con queso and chips as a starter. Everything I have ordered has been very good. Atmosphere is ok, not spectacular, but comfortable. Its reasonable and we always make a point of having dinner there when we come for vacation.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is my go to place in the Spa city for the best margaritas and Mexican food. They make the Margaritas with fresh squeezed juice and they are generous sized. Awesome salsa bar and roasted jalapeños, to go with your meal. The fish tacos and fajitas are some of the best in the state, The staff is always friendly and... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Wife and I had lunch at Taco Mamas. We had a hard time getting someone to seat us. We waited over 5 minutes before anyone would acknowledge us being there. It seemed as though no one was in charge. We did finally get seated and the service was great. Chips and salsa were great. I had the Mexican cocktail. It... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Green Chili burger is the amazing as well as corn quesadillas on appetizer menu. Always a wonderful experience and a must stop for us when in Hot Springs!

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Montgomery, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We went there last night, a Tuesday. They were more crowded than I expected. And short staffed. Took forever to get waited on. Server served us the wrong drinks. Entrees were wrong and took forever to come out. Salsa was good, chips were good. Can't say much for the puffy taco, the bottom fell out when I picked it up.... More

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Everyone who lives in Hot Springs already knows this is the best, fresh Mexican food in town. Tourist need to make the off the beaten path effort to check this out. Diana Bratton has won numerous chef awards for her creations for this restaurant and also for the next door neighbor restaurant Café 1217. Her fresh salsas, especially the habanero... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I'm a local and LOVE this place! The food is impeccable! Taco Mama has food with robust flavor and it has a full bar! What more could you ask for? Located slightly off the beaten path (1217 Malvern ave), about a mile from downtown. My wife and I, both love this place.

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Naples, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The bar is made of Mexican style carved wood and the overall atmosphere is perfect for drinking. My steak tacos were good but not enough to come back for. My parents enjoyed their Chili Rellenos and said they were good enough to eat again. For dessert we had both the flan and the Churros with chocolate dip. The flan was... More

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Greenbrier, Arkansas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Everything tasted homemade - one of the best chili rellenos plate I've had. It was pan fried. Delicious rice - could eat that by itself. Good roasted salsa but also has a salsa bar.

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