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Nacho Mama's

3449 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-2726
804-358-6262
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Ranked #285 of 1,276 restaurants in Richmond
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch
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English first
Prince George, Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We tried this restaurant spur of the moment while in Carytown on a Friday night. We were seated in less than 10 minutes. I had the Flautas Florentine which was much better than expected....delicious, but I am a fan of Mexican Food anyway. The server was prompt and very attentive. The restaurant is a little cramped, but not a big... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Love being able to sit outside. Nice portions and very good food. Love the Carytown area. Friendly staff.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My in laws and I visited with my 2 year old son. We ordered tacos and burritos. After about 45 min my son was getting very hungry. We asked how soon we would be getting our food. We were told they didn't know. We waited over an hour without getting our food. The staff was rude.

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Franklin, Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Don't get me wrong. There is nothing really "wrong" about Nacho Mamas...unless you happen to get seated upstairs in one of the 2 tables in the drink machine area just next to the restroom. It shouldn't be used for seating as it's loud, directly under the AC system and well, there's the constant traffic of servers at the drink station.... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I LOVE this place for its eclectic creativity!! Their margaritas are creative, and huge. We always have a great time when we go there. The owner, Raul makes every experience a memorable one!

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North Royalton, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

So I go to VA to visit my sister & we take a day to stroll through shops. We're starving when we arrive about 1:30 in town (Carrytown? I dunno, she's the local). We pretty quickly decide to try Nacho Mama's which she heard is really good. Clearly the place is a re-purposed old home which is kinda cool. The... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

What's not to like? Great atmosphere, great service, and . . . oh, did I mention, GREAT FOOD!!! Highly recommend the little sweet potato bites appetizer with spicy dipping sauce and those mondo plates of nachos! Our very first experience here will definitely not be the last!

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Chesterfield
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Serves the best Nachos around and great drinks ! Great after work whine down place. Great outside deck to sit and relax, good service and great food.

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Richmond, Virginia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Overall I was disappointed with my experience. I wanted to sit outside but we were really hungry and didn't want to wait so we headed in. I hit someone sitting at the bar with the door which was akward. I wasn't expecting to take someone out upon my arrival. The bottom floor is too cramped so i was happy they... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We had a nice lunch at this charming Mexican restaurant. We were immediately impressed with the pleasantness of the bartender as you come in, who worked to quickly accomodate our large party. Everyone enjoyed their entree's. Although we did not imbibe, the cocktails being served looked very well-received by the clientle: margaritas and frozen mango drinks were going fast on... More

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