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Mamacita's

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Downtown Asheville
Californian
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77 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3626
828-255-8080
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
delicious & affordable!

We were looking for tasty tacos at a low price, and this place delivered. Awesome cheap beverages, amazing burritos. you'll definitely be glad you stopped by this place, although it feels slightly off the beaten path

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Amy D
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Asheville, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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135 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

the food is nasty" the service is horrible!!! and the especial's looks like dog food, I'll never come back!!!!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We were looking for tasty tacos at a low price, and this place delivered. Awesome cheap beverages, amazing burritos. you'll definitely be glad you stopped by this place, although it feels slightly off the beaten path

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Went with friends during lunch and the place was packed but service was fast and the server friendly but rushed. Had carnitas and salad. Very good. Flan good too. Will return.

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Tampa, Florida
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203 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

For cafe style service this place rivals the quality amd taste of more gourmet style Mexican restaurants. The pork soft corn tacos were fabulously delicious and the flavoring and freshness of the pork was outstanding. It's very quick to get your food from order to sit down and definitely reasonably priced.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A local foodie recommended Mamacita's. Upon walking in, you notice the cafeteria style layout and big menu board of options for tacos, burritos and quesadillas. Once I got in line, it was apparent there were many more options for proteins and toppings. My husband and I both got corn tortillas tacos. His was pork. Some of the best pork for... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Stumbled across this gem in downtown Asheville and wow oh wow am I ever glad! This was absolutely one of the best meals I've had in years! I want a Mamacita's where I live! Fresh, fresh, fresh creative Latin American fare. (made me think Cuban... or if you've seen The Chef that might be somewhat close?) Between the two of... More 

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Miami, Florida
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33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

went here with my college aged son and a few of his hungry and broke friends. Food was pretty good and cheap enough for me to treat them all. Big Bang for your buck on the burritos and a decent selection of sauces. Everyone left full and happy.

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88 reviews 88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I'm a pretty easy reviewer, and this is my son-in-law's favorite place, but I was really disappointed. To make matters worse, there's certainly nothing special about the ambiance. If I liked the food, it wouldn't have mattered. But I was underwhelmed.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

While the food is good the service is terrible. I have been several times and each time the food is good, the guys that prepare it are nice, but the girl at the cash register is terrible. Last night she forgot to ring up an item in my order and then argued with me about how I didn't tell her... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great burritos, no surprises a staple for me. Fresh ingredients, fast service, reasonable prices for good downtown chow.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3626
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: 828-255-8080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?