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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 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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87 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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 

Thank IggyMom2000
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We look forward to eating here everytime we're visiting the hill country! The food is very flavorful, delicious, and filling! The staff and owner are nice, friendly, and are always on their toes. I highly recommend this place!

Thank essydls33
Fredericksburg, Texas
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Small family run restaurant with good tasting food! Beef quesadillas, cheese enchiladas, queso dip, fajita chicken were all really good. Waiters and waitresses all friendly and responsive. I would definitely recommend eating here!

Thank SnargyBoy
San Angelo, Texas
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200 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Visited with a large group. Reservations are definitely a must! I decided to get something a little out of the ordinary and chose the chimichanga with carne guisada. They were good but I missed having a side of beans and rice. Everyone in my group was happy with their food. Given how busy they were, they did a good job... More 

Thank William Y
Hunt, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

stopped by on our way back from trip to eagle pass thought we wud pop in. oh my, honest to god: the beef tacos, the enchiladas, the beans and even the rice i remember getting in san antonio 45 yrs ago. i have looked and tried and gave up figuring those days like everything else ....were gone. and found this... 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?