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2101 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220-1400
412-279-0200
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Ranked #466 of 1,895 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A lot of great burritos and beers to go with them. The Angry Hippie is excellent! Order it with the Chimmi sauce on the side.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This restaurant is getting worse. The food is just not as good as it used to be (sweet sauce on tofu in a taco?!). The tortillas of the burritos are soggy and pasty. The rice has the taste and texture of rice-a-roni; the black beans have no flavor whatsoever. The only good thing was the guacamole...but the chips are just... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Having never eaten in this place, I was greatly surprised by the quality of the food. Had the Veggie Burrito, and the size of the portion was out of the world. I was told that when I saw my meal I would be take by surprise and was I ever. It was stuffed with rice, onion, peppers, beans, mushrooms and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Mad Mex is generally a reliable standby--not great, but certainly good plus. However, the standards do seem to be slipping a bit in the kitchen. The fish tacos were OK--except for the so-called fish. There was something chewy, dry, & fried inside the tortilla, but it seemed more the texture of fish food rather than fish. It had almost no... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews 81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We used to like the restaurant -- it was consistently good. We were disappointed by our last visit. The chips that came w/ the salsa were crumbled and broken; I think they saved the end of the bag for us. The entrées were OK -- nothing special (I had fajitas, my daughter had a chicken burrito). My wife had chick... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This place has options for those who love authentic mexican fare as well as people who just want some of their 'Los Wingos' - unabashedly inauthentic but awesome nevertheless. For hardcore foodies there is a huge selection of more traditional options including burritos, enchiladas, fajitas, and much more. Great flavor profile - however they don't offer super fiery spice levels... More 

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Riverside, California
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541 reviews 541 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel desk staff. The were on the mark. The restaurant is located in a strip mall. But don't let that throw you. When we arrived the place was hopping. Although they were very busy, we were seated immediately. Out server, Taylor, arrived immediately. She was very polite and helpful, She took our drink order... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is one of our go to places. The grilled corn, which is a seasonal menu item, is sweet and a spices at the same time. If you order a salad try the cilantro dressing. My children love the kiddo burritos. During happy hour from 4:30-7:30 they have half priced wings. I recommend the San Fran wings. They also have... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Went with family for good Mexican food...we found it at Mad Mex! Chips were warm and salted right. Salsa was a bit thick for my taste and a bit bland, but ok. Dinner was a chicken and sweet corn burrito from the seasonal menu. This thing was HUGE! Absolutely delicious! Lots of cilantro and sweet corn mixed with the chicken... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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110 reviews 110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We found this restaurant last year when we visited the area and we made sure we came back----love the fact that they serve black beans and not those heavy lard filled refried beans----tried the quesadillas that had zucchini............mmmmmm............the portions are huge and the service is great. We will be back!

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Additional Information about Mad Mex

Address: 2101 Greentree Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15220-1400
Phone Number: 412-279-0200
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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