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Mama's Ladas

116 W 11th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104-6304
605-332-2772
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Ranked #42 of 324 restaurants in Sioux Falls
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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48 reviews 48 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Had a friend that knew a cook there take me into the kitchen... Lots of pre made, bagged ingredients. Eat a few and you can tell it wasn't served fresh. Amazing because enchiladas aren't that tough to make. Would never go back. I can buy and microwave my dinner at home.

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Freeman, South Dakota
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was told that this place had some of the best enchiladas in the area. I was very disappointed. The atmosphere was very cozy. If you don't like being a little closer than usual to a few other parties, this will immediately turn you off. I started with the chips and guacamole. The guacamole was good but nothing really special.... More

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Iowa
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115 reviews 115 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

If you don't like enchilada's, this isn't the place for you. Three kinds of enchiladas and that's pretty much it. If you don't like homemade sangria, this isn't exactly a top drawer wine bar although there is a limited beer and wine menu. If you don't like chips, salsa and/or guacamole, this probably wouldn't be a place you would enjoy.... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

We visit Sioux Falls a couple times a year and always try to include a stop at Mama's Ladas. Its small size, exposed brick walls and limited menu are part of the charm. But that wouldn't matter if the food and sevice weren't good... but they are. This time we stopped for a late lunch on Saturday. We found a... More

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Columbia, MD
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

They had us at enchiladas. Which is good because 3 kinds of enchiladas is all they have on their menu! They actually do have a couple of other items, including chips, salsa,and guacamole, but enchiladas are their claim to fame (hence the name). We tried one each of the beef, chicken and broccoli/ricotta, and all were delicious. The guacamole and... More

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Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

I like the simplistic approach of the menu. One of my favorite places to eat only serves tacos. Two with chips (no salsa) $12 bucks, I felt it was a a little expensive for what it was. The Resturant is cozy and the service was excellent. Not a secret melt in your mouth kind of felling.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

My husband and I had been hearing such good things about this place and thought we have to give it a try. It's definitely a quaint little hole in the wall. Luckily we went when it was off hours, thanks to someone's recommendation... very, very and I mean very limited seating. So if it's busy, expect to wait. We ordered... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Such unique guacamole because they add a few olives...yum!! Enjoyed a spicier option but nice to have a mild option, too as I took my senior citizen mother. Such a nice touch to bring a basket of chocolate candies to your table as a parting gift !!

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Food and sangria was great! Our service was awesome - they were busy but our waitress was so upbeat! Love the atmosphere - very cute place!

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Really, the food makes up for the cramped location and average service. It's also reasonably priced. The atmosphere is neat, but it's a very small place and often crowded. Definitely try it out during "off" hours.

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