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Mother's Cantina

28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-1330
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (43 reviews)
“tacos” (96 reviews)
“burrito” (40 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Finding restaurants that were open mid week in October was a bit of a gamble. Mother's Cantina was a definite win. Excellent and friendly service from the minute you walk in. Lots of locals which is always a good sign. Hubs had the chicken chimichanga...More

Thank 943ElizabethR
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely a locals place and every spectrum is represented. So it makes it a really fun place to go. You need to go really early or a little later because this place is always busy. The margaritas are fantastic. We ordered the plain...More

Thank klausperch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Generally most people seem to hit the buffets or the seafood restaurants at the beach, but I absolutely love Mother's Cantina! Their food is always delicious, their margaritas are amazing and the staff is super friendly. I couldn't say a bad thing about this place...More

Thank Penmon2616
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We headed out to find some Mexican and/or seafood on our last night while camping nearby at Assateague State Park. It was Monday night football and the Redskins faithful were starting to crowd into the bar area - which is where we were stuck on...More

Thank KristianJL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went at happy hour and it was a full house. The restaurant is small. We were told it would be about 30 minutes and would receive text when our table was ready. No place to wait inside or at the bar but there were a...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place, 1st time went here a drive from Bethany and was well worth it. The Happy Hour was awesome. The food & service excelled. Huge Margareta's were a steal @ $3.50 Taco's @ $1.50, Cheese Queso best anywhere, large portion with great flavor. The...More

Thank grndpierre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is like a locals "Cheers", perfect place to go after work and grab a drink and a bite with friends. Fun atmosphere and super great staff who enjoy where they work. The cream of crab soup should be called "cream of crack"! It's...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here a few days ago and really enjoyed it. The place is small and located in a strip mall. The staff are busy and there was a slight wait to be seated, but every staff member we interacted with was friendly and...More

Thank adftom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're vegetarian, and the food never disappoints! Our faves: veggie nachos and black bean double decker tacos. The double deckers are creamy and delicious. We look forward to eating here every year. Treat yourself!

1  Thank MrsCakerat
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We happened to showed up at happy hour and it was amazing!! The $2 fish tacos were the best and were loaded to the the top. They weren't the little tiny tacos you get wrapped in tin foil at your usual local Mexican restaurant. The...More

Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! Happy Hour is definitely an amazing deal for the fresh tacos and $3.50 margaritas and draft beer specials. Thanks for sharing this great review of your experience!

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Questions & Answers
October 25, 2016|
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Response from Neely J | Property representative |
Sorry we missed this question! No we don't take reservations, but we will add you to our wait list if you call ahead. Thanks for the question!
Timothy a
April 27, 2015|
Response from Neely J |
Hello! Unfortunately we cannot get the fight. While we would love to, it's unreasonably expensive, and we would not feel comfortable charging a cover that would need to be well over $40. If we find somewhere showing the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-1330
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