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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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4:00 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
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 4
    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
Great Place, local favorite!

My girlfriend and I were directed to Mothers Cantina by a local beach photographer and loved it! Inexpensive alcohol and fare priced good to eat food !

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Jordan W
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Whitney Point, New York
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Whitney Point, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My girlfriend and I were directed to Mothers Cantina by a local beach photographer and loved it! Inexpensive alcohol and fare priced good to eat food !

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Sandy Spring, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is one of my most favorite restaurants anywhere! It is small and very popular to be prepared to wait. I don't eat meat so the vegetable and goat cheese chimmie is to die for! We made it for happy hour or as they call it taco hour! They have meat and veggie tacos. The service is outstanding. We always... More 

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

A recent Md golf trip found me on a Wednesday night with nothing to do. My peers, such as they were, were tired from the day's round, and we ate early----at a Hooter's no less. While they crashed and/or sat around, I decided to explore the area near our hotel, from 28th Ave. going sound-bound along the Ocean City Boardwalk.... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place was recommended to us by our bartender at Seacrets - she said they have the best guacamole. She was right - very unique presentation served inside the avocado shell and tasted good, too. We were there at Happy Hour on the Monday before Memorial Day. Even though it was pretty quiet all over town, it was full at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is definitely a must! :) Date nights, catching up with friends, and lunch after a day at the beach always end up here. The queso dip and fish tacos are to die for! Our servers are always friendly, we've never bad service or wrong orders. But the best part is the owner. I've never been in a restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

We came in on the recommendation of my aunt. From the bartender- Kelly, the server-Bruce and the owner Ryan (who jumped in to assist with everything from seating people, serving and even jumping in the kitchen to keep things running smooth!) everything was fun, low stress and completely enjoyable!! New favorite place!!

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Greenbackville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

So this was an unexpected stop for us. We pulled in and were expecting more of a stand alone restaurant type of deal, as opposed to being part of a strip mall, or whatever it is. Glad we did, great service, awesome atmosphere and amazing food. I'm a fan of spicy food, so I got the inferno burrito...no joke. It... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We read great reviews about this restaurant so decided to try it for lunch. First of all, my very first impression on Mexican food is based on the salsa and chips (1st impression) and I can honestly say that the chips and salsa at Mothers Cantina was fantastic!! I LOVE Mexican food and had a hard time choosing my Entree... More 

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Rochester, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

the food was excellent! The mexican was authentic! Great atmosphere even with Kids. So glad we found this restaurant! What a gem!

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Columbia, MD
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118 reviews 118 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We went on a Wednesday night, off season, and at 6:30 there was a 30 minute wait. The place was packed. There was a mix-up in seating that resulted in some impatient patrons, but staff handled it very well. Turns out Wednesday evening, in addition to a generous happy hour, features half price entrees. No wonder it was so crowded.... More 

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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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?