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Taco Mama

) #21 of 183 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%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (28 reviews)
“salad bowl” (6 reviews)
“chorizo” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way into Hot Springs, we stopped here with family for dinner. Very good food. The salsa was very fresh and they kept it and chips coming. The frozen sangria was AMAZING! Margaritas were good according to my aunt. The food was very good...More

Thank luv2gogogo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great experience! Wonderful, friendly staff. Food presentation outstanding.Taste = AWESOME! Interior pretty cool.

Thank Sharon B
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Sharon B. Hope to see you back soon !

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Look no further for your Mexican eats, the best fresh-mex can be found in Hot Springs, Arkansas at Taco Mama. Taco Mama is a hidden gem. With a laid back atmosphere, great margaritas, friendly staff, and classic rock always on in the background, Taco Mama...More

Thank Dru P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want wonderful Mexican food that is light years from the usual, take a detour on the way to the lakes in Hot Springs. The steak salad bowl with black beans, the steak tacos and shrimp quesadillas are so good. Friend had the burger...More

Thank pekII
Reviewed 17 July 2017

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 15 July 2017 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 15 July 2017

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 14 July 2017

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 13 July 2017

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 23 June 2017 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 26 June 2017

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

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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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