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Mamacita's

77 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3626 (Downtown Asheville)
828-255-8080
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Ranked #101 of 635 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican, Californian
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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English first
Beaufort, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you like "the ultimate tacos" this is the place to go. Quick, easy, and very clean. Felt kind of like "The Subway" but was for tacos and great mexican food. Sauces, quacamole...all sublime! Spicy chicken tacos the best!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The Veggie-Mama is, in my opinion, the best food for your money in Asheville. It's delicious, loaded with super foods like kale, black beans, quinoa, and sweet potato, made right in from of you, and won't kill your wallet.

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Potomac, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This place was recommended because it was near the hotel and had cheap Tacos on Tuesdays. The line was long and you had to be prepared to order fast, which we weren't. Not many great options for kids. Food was decent but nothing great.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

I moved to Asheville late last year and didn't discover Mama's until a front page article about fire truck's lined up in the street and quote's from the firefighters about how good and how cheap the food was. I have to go downtown 2 or 3 times a week and I decided to try them. I was hooked. At the... More

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Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I often stop here for dinner before a show at the Orange Peel, or just a nice lunch while in Asheville. Great food every time. Similar to Moe's, but sooo much better. Really affordable too!

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Generous servings of fresh, made-to-order Mexican food. They have more traditional items (we had nachos) as well as more unusual (I split a burrito that had spinach, plantains, and other items). Everyone we were with easily found something to their liking, including kids ages 11-16.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Fresh flavors from fresh ingredients. We were there on July 4th, and they were serving a fun "Happy Birthday America" burrito with a hotdog inside, but the traditional ingredients are all outstanding.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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108 reviews 108 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great variety of Burritos, my favorite is Black Beans, Kale and sweet potato with the usual fixings. Something for everyone, but very vegetarian friendly

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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78 reviews 78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My husband and I both got burritos. He got the chicken which he thought was flavorless. I got the flank steak that was grisly. We also shared an order of chips and guacamole. I've had much better guacamole! You order just like at a Qdoba or Chipotle and choose your toppings. Qdoba is sooo much better. Choose somewhere else! It... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I love this place. My kids (all adults) say it is a "hippy place". Not sure what that means but every age, race, class of people stand in a fast moving line to get their food every time I go there. I bring my guests from out of town and never have a complaint. I give it a huge thumbs... More

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