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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” (6 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 6 days ago via mobile

Taco Mama has a complete menu of everything taco to burrito and items in between. But, there are a few items that deserve taste and attention. The house roasted jalapeños and pecan Cole slaw are scrumptious. Likewise, the salsa options satisfy an array of spice...More

Thank TraceyCamille
tootsHotSprings, Manager at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you TraceyCamille! Hope to see you soon. Diana

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Tacos here were a breath of fresh air after subpar food in downtown Hot Springs. Homemade flour tortillas, great salsa and guacamole, exceptional refried beans and cilantro rice, delicious veggie tacos for my vegetarian daughter and super nice staff! We were here for lunch but...More

Thank MeredithEr
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Stopped in here on a whim. It seems like more of a "fast food" place than an actual Mexican restaurant. Margaritas weren't bad and the food wasn't bad. Just didn't do anything for me.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Friday night dinner for me and my spouse. Salsa was excellent. I had the burger with jalapenos...incredible flavor. Local singer playing lots of old rock..wonderful! Service was excellent. Great atmosphere. Would definitely recommend!!!!

Thank rhcgjeni
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

thank you ! Come again soon :)

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Didn't meet expectations. Long wait for food and was cold upon arrival. Fair at best. Won't go back.

Thank english c
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

It is difficult to mess up Mexican food but this restaurant managed to do it. The service was extremely slow yet our server was very sweet. It was around 1 in the afternoon and there was only 1 other table filled. There were two waitresses....More

Thank Connie D
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here several times and it is fabulous every time. The staff is very helpful and quick to get your order and your food. Sometimes they are very busy but it is definitely worth the wait

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The food always tastes fresh. They have a great menu. It is unique. I love their salads. Service is ok.

Thank mdzetc
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We were traveling through Hot Springs and wanted to stop for dinner. Taco Mama was a great choice. Friendly folks, very clean, quick service, very good food. About the only down side was the serving of guacamole. While tasty, there couldn't have been more than...More

Thank drew99137
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

My girls like the name of the restaurant so we have been meaning to try it! We came for dinner tonight, and it was very good. My girls loved the queso. The tacos were good! The rice had a refreshing flavor. The puffy steak taco...More

Thank natd2
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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
USD 8 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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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