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Mama Chole's

Hwy 83 North, Leakey, TX 78873
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Ranked #4 of 16 Restaurants in Leakey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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Portland, Oregon
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116 reviews 116 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was the Tuesday after Memorial Day and Leakey was pretty much asleep. We defaulted here for dinner and the food was good. But no beer. Because the rest of the town was "closed" the place was fairly busy, but the service was good.

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Abilene, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Had lunch at Mama Chole's & it was awesome. Great service & great food! Homemade tortillas, great chicken enchiladas! Would go back in a minute.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Every year we camp down on the Frio and every year we make a trip into Leakey to eat at Mama Chole's. Very local, family owned vibe- good traditional Mexican food and reasonable prices.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I've eaten here often and never felt disappointed. I've only eaten the cheese enchiladas and the carne guisada. I will go back.

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Austin, Texas
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117 reviews 117 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Always a favorite when traveling to the Frio River! Our visit would not be complete with Mama Chole's. My favorite is the Sue Taco, but everything is good. Love the salsa there. :)

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Katy, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were looking for a place to eat for a party of 8. The place is small, but sitting us wasn't a problem. The food was homemade and good. Our waitress was very quick and efficient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Three couples had some of the best Mexican food we've ever had. The Carne Guisada plate was delishous and the same beef was used for the burrito. The flour tortilla chips were a welcome surprise to the usual tough corn chips. There is absolutely nothing fancy about this restaurant, but the waitress works hard to please everyone.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

These people really know what they are doing. We frequent this place whenever we are in the area. Family friendly, they have THE BEST cheese enchiladas in all of TEXAS!!

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Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I have to say that I was not impressed with Mama Chole's. I ordered fajita chicken quesadillas which consisted of boiled chicken, onion and a consistency of cheese which appeared to be Cheese Whiz between flour tortillas. My friend ordered a burrito dish which appeared to be more an enchilada dish than a burrito. The one waitress spent a great... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Being from San Antonio and having alot of Mexican dining choices I was wary of mama choles! However, I ordered Dave's special burrito plate and it was quite good. I especially like their tortilla chips and salsa, I'm partial to thick cut chips and a chunky salsa. I will be going back! I would consider a rating of 5 but... More

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