This Hidden Gem Restaurant In Arkansas Is The Most Enchanting Place To Eat
With 3 locations in Arkansas, Rolando’s Restaurante has made a name for itself. And while all 3 restaurants are beautiful, the location in Hot Springs stands out amongst the rest. Featuring gorgeous patio seating, surrounded by lush greenery, as well as towering trees, this enchanting restaurant in Arkansas is like something from a fairytale. And we believe it’s a dreamy hidden gem that you’ll want to experience for yourself.
Situated in a 19th-century building in the heart of the historic bathhouse district in Hot Springs, you’ll find Rolando’s Restaurante.
This underrated Latin-inspired restaurant is one of the dreamiest places in the area.
Inside you’ll find an intimate and romantic setting, with walls that are adorned with Latin-inspired murals and artwork. Plus, there’s also a speakeasy lounge on the second floor of the restaurant...
…making this charming restaurant perfect for a date night or special occasion.
While the inside features a great ambiance, we recommend sitting out on the picturesque patio.
Tucked along a massive bluff, the open patio features gorgeous towering trees as well as lots of plants and pretty little flowers.
In addition, the space is adorned with tons of sparkling lights making it a dreamy little haven.
It’s the perfect place to enjoy lunch or a nice evening dinner, while marveling at the enchanting views.
Plus, on select evenings there is live music, which makes this picturesque patio that much more appealing.
As far as the menu goes, expect vibrant Latin inspired cuisine with bold and robust flavors, served with a side of Southern hospitality.
Be sure to kick off your meal with the queso flamado (flaming cheese), which is Monterey cheese mixed with Mexican chorizo, that is set on ﬁre with Bacardi 151. YUM!!!
For lunch or dinner, some options include enchiladas, burritos, quesadillas, fajitas, soups, salads, and more. There are lots of pork, chicken, and seafood options as well as diet/lifestyle friendly meals.
The Cuban sandwich is a favorite and so are the handmade tamales that are served with all the yummy and flavorful sides.
And don’t forget to get one of the tropical cocktails, they are the perfect pairing with your delicious meal. Also, do save room for dessert, the Caribbean rum cake is as decadent as it sounds.
Between its gorgeous, fairytale patio as well as the delicious Latin inspired cuisine, there's no doubt that you'll fall in love with Rolandos.
So, have you ever been to this enchanting restaurant in Arkansas? If so, what location did you visit? Tell us in the comments below.
Be sure to visit Rolando’s website or the Facebook page for a full menu as well as for more information.
Did you know that Hot Springs is home to the first national park? Check out our previous article about this historic state park in Arkansas .
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Rolando's, 210 Central Ave, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901, USA
Rolando's Restaurante, 917 N A St, Fort Smith, AR 72901, USA