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Mamasita

11 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #105 of 4,008 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

The best Mexican food experience ever, 1st had the fish taco and braised pork belly, it was so good, that we had to order more and taste the other dishes on offer. Only problem is waiting for a table but I would gladly wait again to taste the food at Mamasita

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I took my daughter (and 2 sons) to Mamasita recently to celebrate her 24th birthday and it lived up to numerous reviews I had heard. We went for Sunday lunch, expecting to have to line up for some time, but was pleasantly surprised when we got a table almost immediately (they do however take lunchtime reservations now, where they previously... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

But I was pleasantly surprised with this place. I was dragged along against my better judgement as I have never enjoyed a Mexican meal; it all looks and tastes the same no matter what you seem to order. This place was different. It had meals that actually were different and tasty. We were lucky with the time we went at... More

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Esperance, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Friends and I came here after being highly recommended. We knew it was hard to get in so we opted for a 3pm arrival. You can not book a table which is common in melbourne so coming at an odd time is recommended. Our server was friendly and helpful with the menu items and catering to dietary requirements of one... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Have eaten at mamasita, eating early to avoid the queue on the stairs and out into the street, several times. Staff helpful, courteous and efficient. Choices form the menu, almost too hard. best to eat with a group of friends, food for sharing, to experience tasty morsels of deliciousness. Can be really noisy not good for intimate tete a tete.

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is such a fantastic institution. The food is delicious and beautifully presented. We found the staff exceptional accommodating with Gluten free and Vegetarian dietary requirements. Beyond that the atmosphere was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

One of the best restaurants ever. You have to try the corn. Best corn I've ever had! And don't get me started on the margaritas! So perfect! I could have corns and margaritas all day long!

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Sydney
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Short wait as we arrived early on a week night but the place was full and the queue grew longer as the night progressed. Food was absolutely delicious with a pumpkin fritter soft shell taco my favourite, although the rice pudding dessert with toffee crispy biscuits was a close rival!

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Alexandria
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Arrived in Melbourne very late on a Friday evening and headed straight off to find Mamasitas on the recommendation of a friend. The late night menu is terrific and we followed everyones recommendation and had the corn WOW!! The taccos & quassadio's were just as good. The staff are really helpful and friendly. Being late at night there weren't any... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

As my title says...We thoroughly enjoyed a Sunday lunch here today There were eight of us and we had a fixed menu plus a couple of bottles of wine and a margarita.. Afterwards we walked outside to icy cold weather but nothing detracted from our feelings of contentment from our Mamasita experience Great service, atmosphere and wonderful food. Perfect!

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