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Mama's Mexican Kitchen

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2234 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2017
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We decided to go here for dinner as it was near our hotel and I loveeee mexican food. We sat down in a comfortable booth and resdo our menus whilst snacking on the lovely tortillas chips and dips that were presented to us.I ordered a mojito....not good.so then ordered a cider.much better lol. I had the burritos and my friend... More 

Thank kehirlo
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great night here. The staff were really friendly and the atmosphere is informal and relaxed. There is a lot of choice on the menu and the margaritas were really great. Food was very tasty. Great place for a fun chilled night with partner, family or group of friends.

Thank heywalnuts
Hilton head island
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like others I decided to try it although I had my doubts due to other reviews. Big mistake. Beans were right out of a can, No taste at all, Taco was dry, limited beer and wine selection and very limited menu. If you are over 25 the music will drive you crazy, loud with no redeeming features at all. From... More 

Thank george w
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice evening out on the patio. Service was good and So were the drinks. The food wasn't really Mexican food, but it was still pretty good.

Thank Rainey94
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off, this isn't a review of Mama's Mexican Kitchen but Mama's Cantina. The original Mama's was awesome! But they decided to eventually mow down the building in lieu of a condo in the next while. It has now changed to Mama's Cantina with a minor reno until the time comes in the next couple of years. I remember when... More 

Thank Jason K
Knoxville, Tennessee
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Outstanding service! We enjoyed chips and guacamole before our meal. Delicious taco assortment! Hip, happening, and fun environment! Service was stellar!

Thank AngCrab
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The bellman at the Warwick hotel recommended this restaurant. It was walking distance so we took a chance. We enjoyed it so much we went back the next day for lunch as well. When we stay in downtown Seattle we always try to grab a bite to eat at Mama's

Thank 19Keys
Evanston, Illinois
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We wanted Mexican food and came across this restaurant. They had a good crowd so we decided to try it. The peach Margarita was great with chips and salsa. I had the Elvis bowl...yum! Apparently this is a famous Belltown restaurant.

Thank Mary Beth D
Longmont, Colorado
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Originally this Mexican restrarant was called Mama's and had been around for ever! It was very,very good with great prices. Since a new owner has purchased it and the food is "crap". That's why I labeled it Quedoba's is a better choice. Old Mama's always had a special called The Elvis Burrito....unbelievable good. I tried the new owners rendition and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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158 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Mama's was a staple in Seattle, but it is now under new management and has lost a lot of what made it so special. While the food was not the greatest, it was an awesome environment. Now the menu is smaller, options less varied and not as great. Still a nice place, but not what it was at all.

Thank BelltownBeast

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $30
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2234 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2017
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
  • Neighborhood: Belltown
  • Phone Number: 206-728-6262

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