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Mabel's Kitchen

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801 E Main St, Laurel, MT 59044-2810
406-628-2283
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place isn't fancy but it has some of the best carne asada anywhere. It is one of my favorite meals. The flavor of the meat when it is wrapped in a taco shell with the cabbage is outstanding. The beans are also delicious. Another option that is killer is the pork chops with gravy. Both meals are fairly large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been eating at Mabel's for over 25 years. They serve delicious, non-commercial Mexican food. Mabel created the recipes herself. The locals know and love this place! Atmosphere is not great, so don't expect much there, but the food makes up for it!

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Laurel, Montana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Wife and I tried this place on a Friday night. It must of been a off night based on the other reviews, but service was very subpar. Food was subpar. The waitress barely put any effort in serving us. Never came and checked on us after food was delivered. No drink refills. Never brought over our check. Not busy at... More 

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Thank Krafte1
Laurel, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

quaint, small quiet atmosphere featuring home-cooked Mexican dishes. Owner usually waits on tables. You must bring your own alcoholic beverages

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Decided to try Mabel's based on positive reviews. Very good choice and close to highway. Does not look like much from the outside but worth going to this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is the first time we have gone to this place. We went here for lunch and were pleasantly surprised. The owner waited on us. the service was great and so was the food - will definitely be returning in the near future.

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Havre, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My lunch companion and I had read about Cafe Mabel's (pronounced Ma-Bell) in Laurel, Montana, in the Montana Quarterly, so I had high expectations about the food. I was not disappointed. In fact, the food exceeded my expectations. I had pork in a chipotle cream sauce. I was tempted to lick the plate after I had eaten every bite of... More 

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Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I had heard about a quaint little Mexican restaurant out in Laurel, Montana for a few years. I was on a "date night" drive with my wife a few weekends ago and drove by this old, tiny restaurant named Mabel's (pronounced like Ma Bells) and said to my wife- hey, there is that little Mexican restaurant we heard about. We... More 

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Loveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

As Nicole B said, the decor is not the reason you go here. The food is delicious, plentiful, and reasonably priced. The service is warm and friendly…you're treated like family. You're off the freeway, mixing with local families, eating something besides chain restaurants and french fries. We could hear the owner singing in the kitchen! I had the fraiche: 2... More 

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Uithoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you enter the restaurant you first impression will be that there is hardly any decoration and we really wondered if we were in the right place but once you order the food you will be amazed. Great taste and very friendly staff. Best Mexican food we had during our trip in the USA.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 E Main St, Laurel, MT 59044-2810
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Laurel
  • Phone Number: 406-628-2283

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