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Momocho

1835 Fulton Road, Cleveland, OH 44113-3035
216.694.2122
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Ranked #15 of 1,673 Restaurants in Cleveland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $19
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Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Momocho serves award winning modern mexican cuisine / located in the historic ohio city neighborhood / dinner 6 nights a week + weekday happy hour from 5pm-630pm / seasonal outdoor patios / reservations accepted for parties of 6 or less / viva momocho!
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

On vacation with my son and we happened to hear about this from the show Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. Started out with a cucumber margarita which was absolutely fantastic. We next ordered some chips and salsa and asked our waiter if they carried any hot sauce. Our waiter informed us that they sell their own small bottle of habanero sauce,... More

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Crofton, Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Tried this restaurant after we found it on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives website - we wanted to taste some local fare. The cucumber margaritas (with red chili pepper and lime salt rimmed glasses), pecan encrusted flounder and shrimp taquitos were more than worth the out-of-the-way location. We had not made a reservation, but seats opened up at the bar and... More

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Denver, Colorado
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18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I first heard of Momocho from my wife, who'd seen it profiled on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, Guy Fieri's show on Food Network. So when we traveled to Ohio City recently we decided to add it to our itinerary. My wife's aunt and uncle had been here on earlier occasions and...as other reviewers have mentioned...were met with staff expressing attitude.... More

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Ohio
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73 reviews 73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My daughter and I ate dinner here on a Thursday evening. We sat at the bar because it was first come first serve. We would have had an hour and a half wait otherwise. If you go, you should make a reservation. The wait staff was friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was cramped and the place was packed. We ordered... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We visited on a Monday night, on a whim and not knowing where we wanted to eat. Holy crap did we make the right call! We had the guacamole sampler. I'm a guacamole addict, so trying to choose 3 from their extensive list of guacamole variants was night impossible. At some point in the not too distant future, I fully... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

After a last minute decision for friday night dinner, my bf and I decided to have dinner here. Having read the positive reviews, I wanted to try it for a few months. We arrived and were told by the unsmiling hostess that it would be an hour, with no suggestion or direction of where to wait, in the mean time.... More

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Strasburg, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I are from Arizona. When we moved to Ohio from the west, one of the things we missed out on was good Mexican food. I'm sorry, but who puts white american cheese in Mexican food? Then we found Momocho. Higher-end, more authentic, closer to what we were used to coming from Arizona. We have not had anything... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My friends recommended this place to me and I thought I would give it a try. When it comes to Mexican food I look for unlimited chips salsa and at least some of the basic dishes like burritos, chimichangas, and enchiladas, which were not to be found here. This place is more of a high end hole in the wall... More

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Niagara Region, Ontario
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

After reading many great reviews and seeing that it was then rated in the top restaurants of Cleveland, my husband and I decided to give it a shot. We did make reservations for the Saturday night and although we called almost a week in advance, the only time slots available were 5pm and after 8:30pm. We took the 5pm reservation... More

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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This place is trying to be trendy. Small portions and high prices. We had the $14 shrimp entree and it came with 5 pieces of shrimp. The pork tamale was flavorful but not large. The guacamole was the best item we had but who wants to fill up with chips and guacamole. The worst part was a dinner for 4... More

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