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12 Havelock Road, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand
+64 6-877 6200
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (14 reviews)
“fried chicken” (14 reviews)
“ribs” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
12 Havelock Road, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Havelock one Monday and decided to give this place a try. I like Mexican and have enjoyed good Mexican food in a variety of cities and towns outside of Mexico. First up - we didn't book, unusually the place was packed for...More

Thank Greebles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband and I went for dinner on a Thursday night and snagged one of the last tables for two. It was quite small making it difficult to fit in all the dishes and glasses. This casual restaurant offers small plates that are meant for sharing...More

Thank spaqueen_9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If a small place with lots of people packed into it is your thing then Mama Cita is for you. Everyone raves about this place but it is worth noting that it is not a place for intimate dining...and that's not why we went so...More

Thank kristabel2016
Reviewed 16 April 2018

5 friends including myself went for a birthday dinner at Mamacita. Very busy for a Monday night but this did not effect the meal at all. We had a table reserved and were seated promptly. Our waitress explained any questions we had to the best...More

Thank Pearl melody H
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Having eaten Mexican food in Mexico and the USA we were not sure what to expect, but were pleasantly surprised by Mamacita's version. Did their small plates plus one of their speciality dishes. Black Bean & Bacon Dip, Camarones, Tacos, and the Duck Flouta. The...More

Thank A R H
Reviewed 8 April 2018

simply the best margaritas I've had !! The Mexican menu has a good range of food to suit everyone. Loved it

Thank katielumsden97
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Our group of 11 arrived at around 8pm....the restaurant was starting to empty out but our meals were very slow in appearing and came out in stages - approx 30 mins between the first dish to arrive and the last. The pork quesadillas I ordered...More

Thank Tracey011
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We entered mamacitas and it was bustling and VERY hot. The staff were friendly enogh when seating us. However when we went to order I was very confused by the menu options. I decided to go with the duck with fried beans. I like my...More

Thank poppyuop1327
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This is a really cute little place, the staff is friendly, and they have a nice varied menu. I read the reviews before going, which are quite mixed, so frankly I was unsure about what to expect. I should have paid more attention to the...More

Thank Suzikawa
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Typically busy and always an enjoyable fun environment!! Kids menu make for a easy family meal, (and highchair). Welcoming entry and staff, fab food. Mexican decor great

Thank trentvri
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Havelock Road, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Havelock North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-877 6200
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