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Taqueria El Palenque

9501 N Rodney Parham Rd, Little Rock, AR 72227-6207
+1 501-312-0045
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tacos” (22 reviews)
“tortas” (3 reviews)
“burrito” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
9501 N Rodney Parham Rd, Little Rock, AR 72227-6207
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a very small spot but the food speaks for itself. We love the tacos and it is one of the few places to get great mexican. We usually do take out and order from them at least once a week. We have not...More

Thank graylogan94
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Small, relaxed, laid back place. Not the place if you're in a hurry. Wait staff is good but they don't rush. Food is great. Really like the Pechuga de Pollo a la Plancha. Its lighter without all the heavy cheese. Tacos are good also. Would...More

Thank 100byronc
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a more authentic experience than the other Mexican restaurants I’ve tied in Little Rock. Decor better than your stereotypical Mexican. See photos. I had tacos, they were excellent. Not everyone will like this place, it is small and very mom and pop, but...More

Thank jdub510
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Best Mexican food in Little Rock. Authentic Mexican food with great service. A good place for lunch but the restaurant can get busy.

Thank Jordan C
Reviewed May 30, 2018

The temp inside was hot, like you were eating in the kitchen while they cooked. The tiny place is over crowded with tables, we had to move chairs to get to our booth. The salsa came hot and flavorless and the chips are a thicker...More

Thank StacyB622
Reviewed March 12, 2018

I usually eat here on Sundays after church when I visit family. Expect a crowd as this place serves great Mexican food. I enjoy eating Mexican and Tex-Tex, this restaurant serves top notch meals. It is not a large place thus seating is limited. I...More

Thank mowjoe80
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

My family and I went here for lunch for the very first time. The food was excellent!! Will definitely visit again when I make another trip to Little Rock!!

Thank keannatp
Reviewed October 27, 2017

We usually eat lunch here on Sundays before we take the family bowling. The Tortas are amazing and the burritos and tacos are awesome as well. I love their Salsa , so different than anything you get anywhere else.

Thank ubenumber2
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

This place is real Mexican food. I only had the tacos but the atmosphere is just cool too. I recommend the carnitas tacos. I could of ate 4 probably. So tinder. Will be back often.

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed July 12, 2017

You've probably driven down Rodney Parham a million times by the Layla's Gyro and Sonic ~ but there's a great little secret hidden at the other end of the building housing Layla's Gyro... Taqueria El Palenque! We stopped in for a late lunch on Saturday...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9501 N Rodney Parham Rd, Little Rock, AR 72227-6207
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-312-0045
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