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Taco Mama

) #23 of 180 Restaurants in Hot Springs $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Spanish
1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
+1 501-624-6262
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything on the menu is fantastic. Fresh, creative and delicious! I love the salad bowl with a side of the (spicy) pecan slaw mixed in. The owners are local and they're often there. Great atmosphere and great food!

Thank Brad B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is big bull in there parking lot for a reason..visited the restaurant with 11 of my friends, they told us to wait in the bar , it would be 45 min.. over 2 hours to get a table ( lots of bull ).. another...More

Thank Ardefender
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I sat at the bar. We had delicious frozen sangria swirl margaritas They were worth the trip alone. Every thing I put in my mouth was delicious! The puffy tacos were so authentic. The real deal. If you want real Tex-Mex, this...More

Thank Catcanu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best pork tacos I have ever had! Crispy shells and flavorful pork with a perfect seasoning. The salsa is wonderful and there is a little salsa station to get extra to add in, including pico, habanero and salsa verde. They also have whole roasted, salted...More

Thank sajarobbins
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food and good service , one of the best Mexican restaurants in town ! You can not go wrong with the Fish Tacos or the Mexican Burger. A great place with a family friendly atmosphere and homemade ingredients .

Thank St3ph3n_C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good. The server was very disorganized. He couldn't remember when we requested additional items. Only one round of drinks. Didn't get refills. All of this world have been easier to understand if they were busy, but ge only had two tables.

Thank ItsaGthg
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So sorry for your experience. We are working on retraining our servers. Hope you come back soon. Diana Bratton Chef/owner

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Always a special treat to eat here. Lunch with two besties. We sat on the patio. I had a mojito ... it was perfection!! My two friends had sangria. One was a berry and I think the other was melon. The were all great. We...More

Thank Violetaster
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The burger at Taco Mama is off the charts! If you're going for a boring, run-of-the-mill American Cheeseburger, you will not get it at Taco Mama. What you will get is a flavor infused mess of a burger that is so good and so messy...More

1  Thank Ashley H
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you Ashley ! 🍔+🍳 is awesome

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Went tonight on Cinco de Mayo. The place is packed! Hopping with customers, staff and owners working the room doing everything to assist, and an awesome Live Duo performing! Great atmosphere! Ordered the special, Smoked Brisket as Tacos. Wow! The tenderness and flavor is some...More

Thank DamTeag2015
Reviewed 3 May 2017

OK, just a little leery of eating Mexican food in Arkansas! No worries here! Granted, what we ordered and what we got was not what we expected. I love Chile Rellenos. I cannot stop myself from ordering them when they appear on a menu. And...More

Thank Elizabeth O
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you 😊 If you like shrimp the rellenos are excellent stuffed with shrimp. Good luck on the geocaching! Diana Bratton Chef-Owner

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7 January 2016|
Response from tootsHotSprings | Property representative |
Yes we do ! Our corn tortillas and our tamales are gluten free so you can have most any taco or enchilada without cheese dip. Nachos with cheese but no cheese sauce, salad bowls, mexican shrimp cocktail, etc.. We are well... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-624-6262
Voted Best Mexican Food in the State. Everything made from scratch. Vegetarian friendly.
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