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Taqueria El Amigo

765 Park Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
(501) 321-8152
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Ranked #10 of 228 restaurants in Hot Springs
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Tulsa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Eight of us went here it was right around the corner from where we were staying (Alpine Inn). We thought we would be getting something fast just to keep us from starving till morning after an afternoon at the pool. Boy were we surprised the waiter was sweet and took very good care of us and the food was wonderful.... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This restaurant has a very humble setting and ambiance, If you're looking for trendy yuppie chrome-ang-glass or white-tablecloth, go elsewhere. The food, however, is to die for. Amazingly inexpensive and flavorful. Not Tex-Mex; this is the way Mamita cooks at home in Guadalajara or the like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I was actually not a great fan of Mexican Cuisine, but this Restaurant totally changed my mind. The quesadillas were mouth-watering and the guacamole and salsa so fresh and fruity, an absolute balanced flavour. A really new experience of a taste. And the service is super-friendly. Only the beverages-choice is a bit limited, but it didn't matter to us, especially... More

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Pine Bluff, Arkansas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Good place to eat , Good food , Family friendly, Good atmosphere, Good value, Friendly staff. Highly Recommended.

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Missouri City, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Delicious authentic Mexican food....my only complaint was that they don't serve CRUNCHY tacos; the waiter laughed when I ordered them. ha. My husband ordered nachos, which were plentiful and delicious; I had 3 tacos--shredded beef, chicken, and carnitas. DELICIOUS! The salsa was just right---not too spicy, and the guacamole was better than most I have eaten in restaurants. The owner,... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We were on our way back to our home in Arizona over the holidays and we were needing our Mexican food fix. It was Sunday night in the small town of Hot Springs and we searched in Trip Advisor for good reviews. The taqueria popped up and even though it was after six they served us what we needed: hot... More

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Dallas/Fort Worth area
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Nice little mom and pop run establishment. Nothing fancy, but food is made from scratch. They have beer and margarita's. The chips were fresh and the homemade salsa is delicious. He has three kinds of salsa, from mid-mild to hot. Hubby got the taco's with chicken, I got the burrito which was huge. Our waitress said their carnitas are a... More

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San Angelo, Texas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We're from Texas so we know good Mexican food. This place was hands down the best we have had! Amazing, authentic and worth a trip! The staff was super nice and took care of us! Definitely worth a stop!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Great, authentic Mexican food!! Our family will definitely be back for the tacos and sopapilas!! You will not be disappointed!

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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Loved it. Went because of trip advisor. We will definitely go again. Tacos were fabulous that my cousin got. I had carnitas - yummy

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