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Picante's Mexican Grill

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801 Central Ave Ste 22, Hot Springs, AR 71901-5312
+1 501-623-2300
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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McKinney, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took our small senior class trip to Hot Springs, and we stopped at Picante's for lunch one day while in town. We didn't call ahead because we gave the kids an option of going to several different places to eat so we didn't expect too many would choose the same restaurant. However, most chose Picante's. The management and servers... More 

Thank ACLang
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere here is great. Within walking distance of everything. Salsa was very tasty, and service was friendly and attentive. Will definitely get my business again.

Thank greenmtntrail
Gainesville, Texas
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe a small family restraint however they was able to a big group with ease especially it was lunch rush and they may have known we was coming.

Thank Ken W
Shreveport, Louisiana
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eaten there 5 or 6 times in the last year. I think the food is above average and very tasty. The location is just on the south side of the Downtown Historical District. We will go back on our next trip

Thank vintagebiker2016
Miami, Florida
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463 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early lunchtime, we were walking around and saw this restaurant open. What a great find! The food was authentic Mexican food, nice and spicy, lots of meat and cheese. Enjoyed thoroughly.

Thank CliffKol
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food was authentic and fresh. The Seafood quesadilla was tasty and made to order. The customer service was outstanding!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here after a cheer competition. Great food and great waiters. The quesadillas are the best ever.

Thank Billie C
Shreveport, Louisiana
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We came here after a cheer competition and the food was really good. We ordered the queso.... it was white queso, we don't really care for that kind but it was not insulting. We ordered the grande burrito and it was superb - could have been a little warmer but it was great. Also ordered quesidillas and they were delicious!... More 

Thank biology10
Sherwood, Arkansas
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129 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This was the worst Mexican food I've ever had. I ordered the chicken enchilada with cheese sauce, and got a cheese enchilada with cheese sauce. Rather than send it back, I ate it, but the texture was very rubbery with absolutely no taste. My daughter had a beef burrito which she said was good, but she's had better. Nothing special... More 

Thank Walklady
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102 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ventured upon this gem while walking bathhouse row. We are from Texas, so we know Tex-Mex. This Mexican food was different than what we are used to, but in a good way. The food tasted fresher. I had a cheese dinner shrimp, chicken and steak with rice that was very good. My husband doesn't venture far... More 

Thank texasgirl75

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Central Ave Ste 22, Hot Springs, AR 71901-5312
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-623-2300
(501) 623-2300

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