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Mother's Cantina

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Mexican, Southwestern
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28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to "Mother's Cantina" for dinner last night (Sept 24th). Arrived at 5.15pm and were informed the wait time was 75 mins. In the end it was 90 mins. Took another 30 mins before the food was served. So whole "dinner" event took about 2.5 hrs. If it takes 2.5 hours for an early evening dinner on an off... More 

Thank Roger W
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved this place! I thought all of the food was very fresh from the salsa to the margaritas. Fantastic steak fajitas wrapped up in delicious homemade tortillas. Very reasonably priced compared to other dining options in Ocean City. Great happy hour specials on drinks. It is a small place so you will probably have to wait during peak season.... More 

Thank yelhayh11
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had the best Mexican dinner experience out ever. The service was very good inspite of a busy restaurant. Server acknowledged us and said he would be with us in a few minutes to get our drink order. I also liked the cell phone text when our table was ready. Gave us freedom to walk around close... More 

Thank AbapProgrammer
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where else can you get dollar tacos and four dollar margaritas? NO WHERE! Great place. To sit and past the time. The bartenders are great and the tacos are good. Best margaritas anywhere. If your looking for some happy hour fun this is the place to go. One of my fav haunts.

Thank pberrier
Spokane, Washington
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest, the regular entrees here are average, but they have the best guacamole in town! Their salsa rocks too! Get some today!

Thank Laura L
New Jersey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fish tacos and fresh guacamole keep me coming back! Great spot for lunch or dinner. Staff is friendly and the service is great. Be sure to stop here while in OCMD

Thank harleygirl216
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's all about the authentic taste when it come to ethnic food and Mothers delivers. I am a big eater and I was stuffed full and still couldn't finish the awesome burrito. The only complaint is that they shouldn't try to bring all the food out at one time. Bring out the food as it is finished. My son, who... More 

Thank Jeff W
Salisbury, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Mother's, although it has been on our radar for awhile. Our experience was close to perfect. We both had enchiladas and they were exceptional. I had the portabello enchilada, amazing, who would have thought? The guacamole was chunky and delicious, served in avocado shells - nice presentation. My husband loved his margarita and the... More 

Thank Lee Ellen G
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place gets a little noisy at night as it is small (or cozy), however don't be fooled by the small space..... they have some of the best food (that I've found anyway) in OCM. Their chips and salsa to start are delish and they have some of the best burritos in town. I highly recommend this place! Good prices... More 

Thank Kelly O
Diest, Belgium
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mother's cantina offers great fresh tacos, margaritas and many more! The atmosphere is great, it is buzzing always and the bar is packed with locals, even on a Monday afternoon! We absolutely loved the food, drinks, staff and people here and will be back on our next trip to ocean city! thank you mother's cantina !!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, 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: 410-289-1330

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