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Taco Mama

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Spanish
1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
+1 501-624-6262
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“taco” (72 reviews)
“enchiladas” (19 reviews)
“sopes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The chicken and shrimp salad bowl is fantastic! The service was friendly and attentive. Always a midday favorite!

Thank ForrTwo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good food, great service. This place always a winner. Kids menu could use some more choices but worth stopping at often.

Thank bradwest2006
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome burger. I especially love the fried egg on top. I always get extra cotija cheese on the fries. The complementary grillED jalapeños of HOT. Nice bar as well. Nice little joint. They also cater and just about to run a food...More

Thank Chukdzl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I Ordered the ”fluffy tacos” filling was good but Very greasy :( the sides were good. My Husband ordered the tamales which were tasty :) My biggest complaint is the chips they tasted liked they were fried in old oil :( I will say the...More

Thank Southernlady1971
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Honestly it was. We are working dilgently today to iron out the issues we had on Saturday. Thank you for taking the time to review. Regards, Diana Bratton

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit and we might try it again, might!! The service was nonexistent!! We met friends that had already been seated when we arrived. After about a 10 minute wait, server came to get drink orders and brought fresh chips. About 20 minutes later...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

You must eat here! The food is so good and the service is great! We stop here every time we are in town!

Thank librarianmarn
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you librarianmarn !! :) Diana Bratton

Reviewed 8 December 2017

Coming from Texas, I know what good Mexican food is and this place has it. We visit about 6 times a year when we are in town and it never disappoints. The service is good and the food is great. The atmosphere is very upbeat...More

Thank goldendeal
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you Goldendeal!!

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Visited during Thanksgiving weekend and was pleasantly surprised. My daughter got the steak quesadillas-they were amazing. I was not a fan of the chips or queso but everything else was perfect. Our server (an older male) was so nice and attentive. Would definitely recommend this...More

Thank TabathaInDallasTX
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The shrimp and crab nachos were fabulous! Shane, the owner was very friendly and shared quite a bit of information about the local area. I will definitely stop back in when return to the area!

Thank RollingthroughtheUSA
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you ! Hope to see you when you roll back thru Hot Springs !

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Taco Mama is always a fan fave! Carefully prepared authentic Mexican food by Chef Diana and staff! Serving Saturday brunch now featuring huevos (eggs) dishes! Enjoy?

Thank ForrTwo
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Gracias ! Come back and see us soon !

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Questions & Answers
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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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