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Mad Mex

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2862 W Moreland Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090
+1 267-495-5000
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Pull up a stool, join us at the Mad Mex in Willow Grove, PA. We are Funky...
Pull up a stool, join us at the Mad Mex in Willow Grove, PA. We are Funky and not scared to put fun things together if they taste good. We make just about everything from scratch daily. Inspired by West Coast food: healthy, fun, local, experimental. And microbrews. We don't use any lard but simple marinades of citrus and spices. We love Mexican food and big flavors, big plates, fire and sunshine, beer and tequila to wash it down. That is why we are Funky Fresh Cal-Mex! This ain't no Mexican restaurant, this is MAD MEX! Come in and enjoy one of the best happy hours in Willow Grove.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
There is nothing but love....

...that I have for this place. Edgy atmosphere, great Mexican and some of the best margaritas I've ever tasted! It can get crowded on nice days and the weekends, so try and make reservations if you can. Go for the guac and burritos - they will not disappoint.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
sojourner821
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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

...that I have for this place. Edgy atmosphere, great Mexican and some of the best margaritas I've ever tasted! It can get crowded on nice days and the weekends, so try and make reservations if you can. Go for the guac and burritos - they will not disappoint.

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Lindsay H, manager at Mad Mex, responded to this review

Some of the best margaritas you've ever tasted? That's amazing! We love that you're such a fan of our vibe. Thank you so much for taking the time to write about us here on TripAdvisor. Hope we'll get to cook for you again soon! All the best, Lindsay, Customer Service Manager More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I first encountered Mad Mex when my daughter went to the Univeristy of Pittsburg. We took her and roommate out for dinner and this was the place they picked. It was packed and after getting seated and having some drinks and food I understood why. Everything was surprisingly great for a college town restaurant. We then found that they were... More 

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Lindsay H, manager at Mad Mex, responded to this review

Excellent choice, Ira! We love that you've been consistently impressed with our various locations. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Hopefully you'll get a chance to come see us again in the near future! Have a fantastic day, Lindsay, Customer Service Manager More 

Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Food is exceptional, fantastic atmosphere, great prices, great drinks, Weekends are always packed. Never a disappointing meal. ,

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Lindsay H, manager at Mad Mex, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Pato! Dedicated customers like you are what makes our job worthwhile. Gracias for the awesome review -- it really means a lot. Hope to see you in again soon, Lindsay, Customer Service Manager More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We like Mexican food, so when Mad Mex first opened we were happy. However, we have had a few small taquerias open close by, and to be honest, their tacos are much tastier. The margaritas here are a good deal, but the food often comes out cold.

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Lindsay H, manager at Mad Mex, responded to this review

Thanks for touching base, Dwaine. We put an emphasis on non-traditional dishes…we apologize if they weren't your style! As for the cold food -- that's definitely unacceptable. I will be sure to mention it to my team. I'd really love if you gave us a second chance to impress you! Have a good day, Lindsay, Customer Service Manager More 

Ambler, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We've been going to this place about 6-8x/year for the past few years. The food is always of high quality and tasty. The goblerito burrito is a must have. It is an entire turkey dinner inside a burrito (turkey, stuffing, corn, beans, gravy). It's only offered twice a year (Oct/Nov and July). Happy hour (430-630) is a good deal with... More 

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Lindsay H, manager at Mad Mex, responded to this review

Thanks for being such a dedicated customer, Jeff! We're really stoked that you know the ins and outs of the restaurant! So sorry about the long wait for drinks, though — we will be sure to get to the bottom of the issue. Thanks again for the kind words and for the insider tips about the Gobblerito and our happy... More 

Abington, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

They have a monthly margarita in addition to the standard margarita options and I have enjoyed most of them. Large beer selection and the food is good and reasonably priced

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Lindsay H, manager at Mad Mex, responded to this review

You just made my day, Jennifer. So happy that you've enjoyed our margaritas, beer selection, and food! Feel free to touch base again with any more thoughts. Thanks for the review, Lindsay, Customer Service Manager More 

willow grove
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went to Mad Mex with another couple the last Saturday of October. I recommend getting there before 630-7, when we arrived we were seated immediately but there were people sitting outside the restaurant waiting when we left. Our server was fantastic, checked on us more than 5 times, food was amazing (I had the gobbler-rito) and price was approx... More 

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Lindsay H, manager at Mad Mex, responded to this review

Thanks, James! So glad you tried our Gobblerito…it's something of a legend in our Pittsburgh locations and we want to spread the love! I know it's been a while since you wrote this review, but I hope you've had another chance to come see us. Please reach out if you have any more thoughts. Have a great day, Lindsay, Customer... More 

Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Hubby and I stopped in for dinner last night and had a second fabulous meal and our service was just as great as the first time we were there this summer. I got chips & salsa (original salsa) for an app while my hubs got the potato taquitos (yum on both counts!!) For dinner, he got a veggie quesadilla that... More 

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Lindsay H, manager at Mad Mex, responded to this review

Thank you, Kristy! So glad that you and your husband enjoyed your meals. Definitely let him know he should try some of our other vegetarian options, too! The tofu tacos are a personal favorite of mine. Have a great day, Lindsay, Customer Service Manager More 

Hatboro, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Stopped by at noon for quick lunch. Ordered beer and chicken fingers from a scary bartender. She was dressed in VERY casual cloths and had tattoos and piercings that I never have seen before. (Maybe I need to get out more. This in my 60th dining-out experience this year so might not be me). Chicken was fresh and well cooked... More 

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United States
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The ambiance of this place is amazing!!! You won't be disappointed. I had the black bean dip appetizer for $2.00 more got hummus and guac.....excellent. The craft beer selection is huge. Our waitress, Sarah was great...very personable and accurately explained the tequila flights I ordered

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2862 W Moreland Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Willow Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 267-495-5000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 17
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

Pull up a stool, join us at the Mad Mex in Willow Grove, PA. We are Funky and not scared to put fun things together if they taste good. We make just about everything from scratch daily. Inspired by West Coast food: healthy, fun, local, experimental. And microbrews. We don't use any lard but simple marinades of citrus and spices. We love Mexican food and big flavors, big plates, fire and sunshine, beer and tequila to wash it down. That is why we are Funky Fresh Cal-Mex! This ain't no Mexican restaurant, this is MAD MEX! Come in and enjoy one of the best happy hours in Willow Grove.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 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?