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Taco Mama

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1209 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
+1 501-624-6262
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11:00 - 20:30
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Alvord, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently moved to the area fromTexas. The food had no heat. The tortilla chips were good, but the salsa had no heat and no cilantro. We ordered quacomole and it was the best part of our meal. I ordered garlic shrimp and my husband had the puffed charizo tacos. We expect food to be hot when served and it... More 

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Thank 85kandyt
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this review

My apologies for your experience with your visit. Being the chef/owner and a Texan myself we do not tout Taco Mama as being Tex-Mex but rather with a fresher approach to authentic Mexican food. I can assure you that our fire grilled salsa has plenty of cilantro. Perhaps a glitch on our part. I hope you can give us another... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love their chips and salsa it is really good. I love their fish tacos also they have really good desserts.

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Thank Joel S
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this review

Thanks Joel. Try the Mexican hot chocolate cake....it's awesome! More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taco Mama you rock! I didn't know this kind of quality and atmosphere existed in this area, reminded me of home in Austin Texas. Their homemade chorizo is incredible, fish tacos are wonderful, and if you want good dessert, her homemade flan is the best I've had! I'm moving back to Austin in a few months, I wish I could... More 

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Thank Jason A
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this review

WoWZa ! Thank you ! I'm so happy to make a fellow Texan's belly happy :) Come see us when you're back in town. Diana More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is amazing! Best fish tacos and flan I have ever eaten. I have been coming here for years and it never disappoints!

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Thank Cindy B
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this review

Thank you Cindy ! Try our mexican hot chocolate cake next time you're in. It's fabulous ! Hope to see you soon. Diana & the Taco Mama staff More 

Hot Springs, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is is delicious, fresh, and of high quality. Taco Mamma has done an exceptional job of thinking outside the box. Their food is exciting and unexpected. the atmosphere is comfortable and the owners and staff are friendly. Make sure to try the selection of homemade salsa's! They also have a nice patio and courtyard with Baggo. This place... More 

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Thank missqtpatuti
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this review

Thank you missqtpatuti ! More 

Providence, Texas, United States
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had fajitas, green chili burger, and two kids quesadillas. Kids definitely didn't like their food. Ours was decent but NOTHING like the Mexican food we are used to in TX.

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Thank Melody B
tootsHotSprings, Owner at Taco Mama, responded to this review

I'm so sorry if you were expecting Tex Mex. Being a trained chef and from South Texas I strive to hold on to those roots with a fresh flair. Thank you for your input. Diana Bratton More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I, along with our toddler, joined other family members today on our first ever visit to Taco Mama. It was delicious. I had the Mama swirl cocktail (a blend of frozen margarita and sangria) and left VERY happy. My husband and I gave up meat for Lent, but we were very happy with the fish tacos and... More 

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Thank RedTent1701
Harrison, Arkansas
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us and everyone enjoyed their food and left satisfied. Salsa was good, occasionally had a bite. Tacos, fish tacos, seafood nachos, burrito and quesadilla. I thought they had good prices. I think $10 was our highest item.

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1 Thank TDM81
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I can't recommend this place enough!! Best fish tacos I've ever had, and I swear I could drink the salsa😂 I love the salsa bar and the roasted jalapeños, I literally crave the flavors to the point I have to "get my fix!" Oh, and if you've never had a beer margarita, you haven't lived. Best margarita on the planet!!

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1 Thank Holli F
Little Rock, Arkansas
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Love this place!! Always great food. Really enjoy the atmosphere and overall experience. Salsa is great too.

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Thank Brennan A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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
Description
Voted Best Mexican Food in the State. Everything made from scratch. Vegetarian friendly.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?