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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: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 105
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 12
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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
Happy hour!

This place has an awesome happy hour from 4-7! We had to wait about a half hour to be seated but the waitress got our phone number and called when our table was ready so we didn't have to sit there and wait. They had $3.50 margaritas, $2 beers, and tacos were like $1.50. The waitress accidentally... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
nikkielynn07
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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This place has an awesome happy hour from 4-7! We had to wait about a half hour to be seated but the waitress got our phone number and called when our table was ready so we didn't have to sit there and wait. They had $3.50 margaritas, $2 beers, and tacos were like $1.50. The waitress accidentally brought my husband... More 

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Elkton, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We stay in Delaware, but have started making the trek to Ocean City during our trips so that we can visit Mother's Cantina. The food is always amazing and the prices are so reasonable. I almost always go for the taco salad with chicken, and my husband loves the tacos. He tried to do the taco challenge once and failed.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The fun, kitschy atmosphere atmosphere and cheerful, doting staff made for a terrific experience, but the real treat was the delicious food. Our vegetarian and vegan crowd couldn't get enough of the portobello ("portabella") taco meal. Can't wait to eat at Mother's Cantina again. If they had a waterfront location it would be a dream come true.

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Pleasant Hills
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Mother's was recommended, especially for happy hour 4-7 pm, by my sister who raved about the Margaritas and the inexpensive tacos. Now, we're not really "taco people" and sometimes "Happy Hour" drinks are just watered down and snacks are snacks. Not the case at Mother's. The Margaritas were incredibly good, as were the tacos. Get their early and ask for... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This little place is in a strip mall that makes you go "hmmm..." Go in. You won't regret it! We ordered nachos, chicken quesadilla, crab quesadilla, crab chowder and a taco. This was WAY to much for the three of us. We were so glad we had a fridge in the hotel room! ALL of the food was delicious. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Nothing else to say other than this place is legit. Excellent food, fun atmosphere. My only small complaint is the wait staff seems a bit absent, but they are all working hard and very busy. Will definitely return my next time in OCMD

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Super staff, very good food, great beer selection. Really catered to our every need. They also handled my drink spill with speed and humor!

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

the food is amazing, we really enjoyed their drink specials, nice cold beer and good margaritas. I had fajitas and we also ordered the taco happy hour special as well as an app. everything tasted fresh, the best mexican place we have gone too, loved the decor as well.

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Leesburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Tiny, dive-looking restaurant with incredibly good food and margaritas. The price couldn't be beat either. We loved the fish tacos so much, we went back the next day.

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Medford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Well drinks are 1/2 price on Thursdays so we snagged margaritas for only $2.50. We arrived around 5:00 and were able to be seated right away. By the time we left there was a line out the door. Service was fast and attentive and the food was very good. we left satisfied and full. We will definetly return.

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Additional Information about Mother's Cantina

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

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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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