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Nacho Mama's

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3449 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-2726
804-358-6262
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great service...food was just okay

Stopped in after a long business meeting. Service was great for a few drinks....then we headed upstairs to dinner. Food was as I expected...just so so. Good service!

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
techgmu
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Richmond, va
via mobile
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Lunch
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65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Richmond, va
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in after a long business meeting. Service was great for a few drinks....then we headed upstairs to dinner. Food was as I expected...just so so. Good service!

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Had heard nice things about this place and therefore went for lunch with staff (total 5 of us). Service was very slow. Nachos were ok and took 15 mins to bring. Waited forever for "house made fuego sauce", tasted like bottled wing sauce with red chillies. Overall unimpressive.

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Simpsonville, Kentucky
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Good location in Carytown with nice outdoor seating in good weather. We went on the 5 star recommendation of a work colleague so I had higher expectations. However, it has very good food just not as good as described. I had the enchiladas with mole sauce. It was a solid effort on the sauce, a little sweet for my liking... More 

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Prince George, Virginia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3449 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-2726
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-358-6262

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
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 - 10:00 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?