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Mother's Cantina

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28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
410-289-1330
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12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Happy Hour with a upbeat vibe.

Anywhere we go, my wife and I like to find a Mexican restaurant we enjoy and Mother's Cantina did not disappoint. Keep in mind, we went for happy hour, 4-7 and we downed some very reasonably priced house Margaritas. When we arrived at 4:30, it wasn't overly crowded and we were able to sit in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Anywhere we go, my wife and I like to find a Mexican restaurant we enjoy and Mother's Cantina did not disappoint. Keep in mind, we went for happy hour, 4-7 and we downed some very reasonably priced house Margaritas. When we arrived at 4:30, it wasn't overly crowded and we were able to sit in the bar area immediately. By... More 

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Lothian, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Best chicken taco salad ever! Excellent salsa and chips. Friends had chicken, beef and fish tacos, no leftovers. Extremely affordable. Go during Happy Hour for the taco and drink specials. Restaurant and bar, but family friendly. Definitely recommend, 28th Street Plaza.

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New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you want Mexican, definitely make Mother's Cantina a must on your list of where to eat. I get the Steak Fajitas, that comes to the table smoking on a hot lit plate. My dinner comes with more than enough food to feed me for two days. Plenty of vegetables, steak, and a sauce to die for. CS is excellent... More 

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My appetizer didn't come out till after my meal. Had to get my own silverware and salt. Terrible food no taste. Really really bad service. Had a great bar but table service stunk. I won't ever go back to many other great spots in the area.

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Philadelphia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Went for an early dinner. Nice drink special for happy hour. Food was good and somewhat authentic. Would go again. They also have individual taco specials for happy hour.

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Hawthorne, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We were looking for a quick bite to eat later on a Sunday night. We came upon Mother's Cantina. The service was excellent and we had the most delicious taco salads! We were able to customize our meals, the server & kitchen staff were more than happy to modify any ingredients for us!! We were also able to watch some... More 

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Chicago, IL
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We went here based on positive reviews here. The kids were happy with their quesadillas. The tacos were pretty tasty and they were able to make our orders gluten free. There isn't much table seating and it is loud and dark-do maybe not ideal for little kids for dinner. We were surprised the bill seemed really high. Found out later... More 

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Taneytown, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Hubby and stopped in the cantina about 10PM on a Friday night for a small bite to eat. We walked into a bar area that was full, and everyone seemed to be having a good time watching the Orioles game on TV's mounted above the bar. We were led to a smallish side room where the atmosphere was a little... More 

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Northern Virginnie
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55 reviews 55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Went here for dinner while at OC. Mother's is a small restaurant with a separate dining area and a bar area that has several booths for dining. Cute. The staff is personable and welcoming and helpful with food choices. Their menu is extensive and everything we tried was amazing! We shared chips with salsa, and guacamole which was served in... More 

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Ontario
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152 reviews 152 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Restaurant came highly recommended. Seem to have a nice atmosphere however I believe there was about 12 tables. The wait was going to be over an hour so we did not stay. Need to go before the rush hour crowd.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: 410-289-1330

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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