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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: Dinner, Lunch
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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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 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
My Favorite Mexican Food !

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Vickie G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

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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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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35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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341 helpful votes 341 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We visited this restaurant for the first time, had a late lunch, around 4PM. We picked this place per recommendation of a local. All the staff were great. Our waitress, Samantha, I think ,couldn't have done a better job even if she tried. She was very friendly and professional at the same time, service was top notch. I had shrimp... More 

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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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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
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 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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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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?