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Taco Mama

1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
+1 501-624-6262
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
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Reviews (206)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 review

Thank you Ashley ! 🍔+🍳 is awesome

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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 review

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived we were waited on promptly.! Chips and dip were good. We ordered beef tacos, shrimp tacos, and a cheese quesadilla. We waited over 45 minutes for our food. Still no food. After we asked about it they said 5 more minutes. So...More

Thank Leighlam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best food of my trip yet. I had the pork chorizo and it was to die for. Very fresh my wife had the steak quesadilla and it was very good also. Check them out for sure if you are in hot springs not your average...More

Thank Cliff C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our activities director at the resort recommended this restaurant. We had a coupon for a free homemade cheese dip!! It was to die for and we had enough to bring home with us!!! You could tell all the food was freshly prepared. A must place...More

Thank Jamie J
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this review

Thank you. We are glad you enjoyed it. Please come back to see us next time you are in our beautiful Hot Springs, Arkansas :) Diana Bratton

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped for a lunch of cheese enchiladas and shredded beef tacos along with a margarita. I asked that white chopped onion be added to the enchiladas and they were. The enchiladas were folded rather than rolled but good. The shredded beef tacos were very...More

Thank bstdflsh
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

It's always fun to enjoy a meal here. Delicious margarita made from scratch! Fish tacos are fresh and portions are huge. Friendly staff and you may see a local celebrity here, as I did during my last visit!

Thank empress1950
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We ordered tacos and tostadas. What we expected were street tacos: cilatnro, onion, carnitas on a corn tortilla served with a lime wedge. I forgot we weren't in Texas! Carnitas had flavor, lettuce ,tomato and shredded cheese- not terrible, just not what we expected. Tostadas...More

Thank crystalmarie0714
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

There were 4 adults and 2 children in our group. We were seated in bar area where there was live music. The kids enjoyed that. Dinner was good. Service was a little slow. Probably due to how busy they were. Nice options for Vegetarians and...More

Thank Eshomnan
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have any gluten free menu options?
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, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
Voted Best Mexican Food in the State. Everything made from scratch. Vegetarian friendly.