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Mama Chole's

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Hwy 83 North, Leakey, TX 78873
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food was wonderful. Service was horrible. Water was brought as ordered except the one with no ice, asked another server and nothing. Did not get water until food was brought. Asked about a menu item due to an allergy and was told she did not know cause the item comes out of a box, not let me check nothing. It... More 

Thank Michele B
Fredericksburg, Texas
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was traveling through Leakey so we stopped at Mama Choles again. The chips and salsa were the best I have eaten in a restaurant. This trip I ordered the Flauta plate. I expected a light meal, but it was a big portion, three chicken flautas, refried beans, spanish rice, and guacamole. Price was 7.99, very inexpensive for the amount of... More 

Thank Clifford F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mama Choles is one of a few places to eat in Leakey, which is a central stop for riding motorcycles on the Twisted Sisters loop. We had planned to eat at a different restaurant, but it was closed the day we were in town, so we stopped at Mama Choles instead. Family owned and operated, one waitress handling the whole... More 

Thank Connie B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super friendly atmosphere and not to mention great food. The place may be small but whats coming out of the kitchen will make anyone's day better. Eat up and and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere.

Thank David M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Small place that is a must stop and eat! The food was really good, loved that the chips were homemade and the hot sauce was also really good. There were 6 adults eating and not a complaint from one of us! You must stop and eat, but get there early the place fills up fast!

Thank Sherry S
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54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

I really like this little family owned restaurant in downtown Leakey. We spend a week down on the Frio every year and a trip or two to Mama Choles is a "must do". Very local, down home kind of place with excellent service and tasty food-at quite reasonable prices! Give it a try if you are anywhere near Leakey!

Thank txyz
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We love this place. We come to enjoy the Frio every summer and we always make a trip to Mama Chole's. It's small and the wait can be long but it's worth it. The food is fresh and delicious. The service is always attentive. I love this salsa and the self serve refills. See ya next year Mama!

Thank Amy M
San Anselmo, California
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64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Sooooo good. Staff very friendly. Food delicious. Chips thin and crispy. Small town atmosphere. If only I lived anywhere near Leakey, I'd be there every week!

Thank texafornian66
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I've never seen anyone, anywhere clean tables as thoroughly as the waitress here. Most just run a cloth over the table, this girl wiped it down and appeared to disinfect it too. Everyone was friendly, the owner thanked us for coming in. Cheese enchilada was very good as was the chalupa. My husband enjoyed his soft fajita tacos, excellent service... More 

Thank Valeria C
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

After a day playing in the water, my husband, two teens, and I needed a good meal. Mama Chole's provided just that. We ordered the fajita nachos (nicely loaded), chimichanga (great), cheese enchiladas (quickly devoured), and fajitas. One minor problem with the fajitas is that they never brought the tortillas, so my husband ate just the meat. However, it got... More 

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 83 North, Leakey, TX 78873
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Leakey
  • Phone Number: 830-232-6111

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