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Mama Brown

250 Wakefield Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 3604
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (24 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
250 Wakefield Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A busy Sunday, friendly staff, love the karamu coffee, really appreciate the decent size mugs. The breakfast burrito was yummy, and so much flavour, as was the huge serving of waffles. We will return to try the amazing desserts.

Thank Andysafrica11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just arrived in wellie...this place down the road from our apartment. ..and we were in desperate need of a coffee. .. Funky decor...staff friendly....and the place was pretty busy..which is always a good sign. We just felt like hot chips ..which came with tomato sauce...More

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for lunch - it took half an hour to get the milkshake we ordered and another 10-15 minutes to get our meals! As if the wait wasn't bad enough I was disappointed with the ribs, especially at $29.50! I won't be rushing back...

Thank R T
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Quite basic and simple venue, menu simple and basic also. Not a lot of atmosphere. Milkshakes as mentioned by others were good and large, though about $8. More a teenage group haunt or people with a young family I felt.

Thank Camda
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Service - apathetic attitudes by all staff; staff reluctant to let us sit at different table to where we were directed despite booking and there being four other vacant tables; had to ask again for ordered beverage with food. Hygiene - sticky table after half-pie...More

Thank tinkabella2017
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My wife had a milkshake as it was recommended by our coach tour guide. I had a coffee. It took her ages to finish as it was so full of ice cream. It wasn't the cheapest milkshake she has enjoyed but certainly the most filling....More

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Friendly staff. Strange table layout for functionality, staff and customers could not move freely between seated diners, I wonder if their popularity led them to shove another row in. Staff had to detour quite a way to serve sometimes. I get critical of places that...More

Thank amchitara
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I've been here three times & the food is always great... go for the milkshakes - they are unreal! Staff are ok, but when the food is this good you can easily forgive any lack of service.

Thank Xport81
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Outstanding Shakes. Vastly overpriced food. Trendy vibe. Often busy. Great staff. Cool ex-airplane seating!

Thank WilliamfromNZ
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Was recommended this place through word of mouth and I am glad I went. Eateries in Wellington easily serve better shakes than Auckland eateries and this place carried on that trend.

Thank N0life
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Wakefield Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 3604
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