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Rolando's Restaurante

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Mexican, Latin, Cuban
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210 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
501 318 6054
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 43
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  • 19
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Central ave. dining

Everyone said come here! My husband, 9 and 12yr old, and myself came here for lunch because we heard how busy it is for dinner a lot of the time, and I glad we did. Not many people were there so we we're sat immediately. They don't do the traditional chips and hot sauce but do offer a corn and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Everyone said come here! My husband, 9 and 12yr old, and myself came here for lunch because we heard how busy it is for dinner a lot of the time, and I glad we did. Not many people were there so we we're sat immediately. They don't do the traditional chips and hot sauce but do offer a corn and... More 

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Huntsville, AL
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Having been raised in Latin America, and traveled extensively I'm familiar with what the food could and should taste like. The owners come out of Ecuador and the food reflects that heritage. There is only a slight modification to accommodate

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Huntsville, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

There patio is enjoyable. It has a natural shear rock wall on one side. They had live entertainment, free chips and salsa and good drink specials. The food looked tasty and quite exotic, Ecuador I think. We just had appetizers.

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Farmersville, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We went thinking this was a Cuban restaurant so we were a little disappointed when we saw the menu. That quickly changed when the food arrived. There were 6 of us and all our meals were fantastic. We will definitely eat there again the next time we're in Hot Springs.

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Memphis, TN
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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

My mom and I ate here for dinner one night. I normally avoid eating on patios because I'm very allergic to cigarette smoke and smoking is usually allowed on patios, but my mom went on and on about how pretty it was and talked me into it. She was right - it was beautiful! The patio it kinda built into... More 

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Belton, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a cool spring evening on the patio for dinner. Highly recommend the Camarones Al Mojo, it was the special that night and was served with Tilapia. The server was ok but seemed distracted, had to ask for things more than once before we received them. Would not recommend the tamales, to much masa and not enough meat but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We dined on this beautful patio and ate some equally beautiful latin cuisine. The waitstaff was very friendly and attentive.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Met out of town friends for dinner upon their request and was so pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed it. I have my favorite Mexican places in town so never have given Rolando's a chance, and shame on me. Delicious Latin dishes plated and presented very elequently. Plenty of food in the dinner dishes to feed two so I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Food was amazing! The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had been sent down to Rolando's by the sweet girl working at the National Park Duck Tours. She said we wouldn't be disappointed!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

A great location with character, however the food was very average and greasy. The guacamole was fresh but did not have any flavor and the rest of the meal was non appealing and greasy. A good spot to stop and have a margarita, but I would move on to another location to eat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 210 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: 501 318 6054

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Latin, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?