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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” (71 reviews)
“enchiladas” (19 reviews)
“sopes” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 !

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a good place to eat for lunch so I looked at the Trip Advisor. This restaurant wasn't too far from my hotel. The salsa was very good. I had the tacos. The ingredients were very fresh. I would highly recommend this...More

Thank ARTraveler123
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you ARTraveler ! Come back soon. Diana Chef/Owner

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our B&B proprietors told us that this is the place where the locals go for Mexican. We took their advice and were glad that we did - yum! Between the two of us, we had three different meat options (pork, chorizo, shredded beef), all of...More

Thank Lauri D
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you Laura ! Please come back and see us next time you visit Hot Springs. Diana Bratton Chef- Owner

Reviewed 18 October 2017

WOW!! Service was good! Excellent Quesadillas and Taco's of every kind!! 3 different Hot sauces the Green one was awesome not to hot!! Great atmosphere and has very good lunch specials! Thank you!

Thank Jimmy H
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you !

Reviewed 7 October 2017

We were looking for a change of pace during our ten day road trip and debated between Taco Mama and another local Mexican restaurant. From the road Taco Mama did not impress but once inside we realized we did good. The decor is bright and...More

Thank hokiedad_7
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Eating here is always such a joy. As a local I will say it's our fav Mexican place in Hot Springs. Their salsa is always so perfect. They roast the veggies first. My grandsons always love it as well as any guests from our of...More

Thank Violetaster
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so very much! Appreciate your business and look forward to meeting you. Diana Bratton

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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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