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Taqueria Karina Cafe

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5309 W 65th St, Little Rock, AR 72209-3819
+1 501-562-3951
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My cousin and I took my nephew and my little cousin down to Little Rock for a Disney on Ice show. While in town we wanted to try some good Mexican food so we looked on TripAdvisor and found Taqueria Karina! It was the only one with 5 stars so we decided to give it a try!!! Taqueria Karina gets... More 

Thank Priscilla D
Little Rock, Arkansas
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Overall this was a very good dining experience, although there were a few areas that were not the best. The salsa was warm and quite tasty but be warned, it's not for the weak at heart. It's got some kick to it which went great with the reasonably priced ice cold Pacifico's. We had some guacamole that was very good... More 

Thank Skinny0
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

The food, atmosphere, and employees were great! They have the best salsa I have tasted in awhile. Our food was delicious and there was plenty. They let me buy some of the salsa to take home to my husband and daughter. Would love to take my family here when we are back in Little Rock.

Thank memehott66
Durant, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

If you want real authentic mexican food like they make it in Old Mexico don't go anywhere else in Little Rock except here! The first time I tried it today I was hooked as it is the real deal and not a chain or tex mex The owner was there and asked if my food was good Incredibly delicious food... More 

Thank romeoh616
Garland, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

Reading previous reviews which indicated this place is fantastic led us to drive pretty far to dine here. Located in a little strip mall which is not in a good area. We went before dark & didn't worry about our safety, but burglar bars grace the windows & doors. They serve real Mexican, not Tex-Mex - a nice change. The... More 

Thank Kenneth R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Our very favorite Mexican restaurant by far!! It is truly authentic food and the atmosphere and staff are wonderful!

Thank Jennifer W
Little Rock, Arkansas
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2015

Are you tired of the mundane of Tex-Mex and want some truly Authentic Mexican food? Then look no further because you have arrived. Yes, this restaurant is not in the best of locations, but the best one's never are! The food is prepared just the way I had it in San Diego and in Mexico, my favorite things to get... More 

Thank Cary B
Little Rock
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015

Wonderful tacos and guacamole! A good lunch choice. My wife had two soft chicken tacos; I had three, split between al pastor and carnitas. Made with small corn tortillas sourced next door. The area is scary; the food is scary good. Closed Wednesday. (If you forget, as I have, H.B.'S BAR-B-Q is a few blocks away.)

Thank acmegumbo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Mexican is not one of our top favorites but this place could change our mind bc it is authentic The guacamole is excellent Fried pork chunks are perfect Everything we order is true Mexican Small and inexpensive Nothing fancy about location or interior

Thank Borroc
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

My family and I have been coming here for a few years and are never disappointed. We don't live in the area and have gone out of our way just to eat here. The food is always fresh and is bursting with flavor. The pastor tacos are a must try! Very authentic Mexican restaurant.

Thank Tammi B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5309 W 65th St, Little Rock, AR 72209-3819
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-562-3951

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?