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Mad Mex

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Fusion
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2862 W Moreland Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090
+1 267-495-5000
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I am from Pennsylvania however, a frequent visitor to Arizona. So, I am familiar with real Mexican/TexMex food. Mad Mex doesn't offer authentic southwest cuisine and the Margheritas are even worse than the food! They taste like they are made with all unnatural ingredients. Our server was nice enough but was able to walk past our table twice without looking... More 

Thank Atraveler1616
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

As this is one of my favorite restaurants, recently did takeout from Mad Mex on a Saturday evening. The food was excellent; however, some items from our order were missing. My wife and I both ordered the combo steak & shrimp fajitas, but the tortillas and guacamole were missing. We live about 30 minutes away, so going back was not... More 

Thank Tim H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Nachos were burnt, literally burnt, had to throw away half the chips and the "toppings" covered about 6 chips. Place is loud and not really family friendly, at least for our toddler. Will not go back, or order takeout!

Thank Melissa M
Eagleville, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I am not a Mexican Food/Mexican Restaurant aficionado. We found ourselves at Mad Mex, in Willow Grove, because my Granddaughter picked it for Her Birthday lunch. We really enjoyed the total experience. Mad Mex is outrageously decorated, very creative and eye-catching.The restaurant has a great vibe. Our Server-Michael-was very friendly and extremely helpful because we find ourselves on the "mild"... More 

1 Thank Steve M
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Met friends after work, my first visit to MM. I love margaritas so of course i ordered their specialty. It was probably in my top 3 ever best Margaritas! Happy hour was croweded however service was good and fast.

1 Thank mzwhite121
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing and offers vegan substitutes for cheese and sour cream. So if you're vegan or have a dairy allergy, you can go out for happy hour and actually enjoy food with your friends. Large portions and decent variety of options for food and drinks.

1 Thank Melissa A
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Service is excellent. Food is very good. The restaurant is very busy, almost all of the time, go early or on a weekday to be seated quickly.

1 Thank Tim H
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I read some of the bad reviews about this place, but dismissed them before deciding to come here for lunch with my family and parents. BIG MISTAKE!! This place was just all around bad. Sometimes, the bad reviews are spot on. Upon entering, the place looks festive and fun, unfortunately, it all goes down hill fast from there. The hostess... More 

1 Thank johnvalentin
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Easily among the worst mexican meals I've ever had. What exactly is this stuff? The horribly salty nachos were almost inedible. The so-called enchiladas were nothing of the sort. Luckily, I was able to wash the tastes from my mouth with some cheap Dos Equus amber during happy hour. On my 'Avoid at all costs' list when in Willow Grove!

1 Thank Tom M
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47 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

I am a frequent flyer at Mad Mex, however I usually go to the University City location. I now live in the suburbs, so the Willow Grove location is more convenient so naturally I went to this location instead. What a disappointment! It was my birthday, so I was hoping to have a good time, but that did not happen.... More 

1 Thank Cee_Wanderlust

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2862 W Moreland Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Willow Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 267-495-5000
Pull up a stool, join us at the Mad Mex in Willow Grove, PA. We are Funky and not scared to put fun things together if they taste good. We make just about everything from scratch daily. Inspired by West Coast food: healthy, fun, local, experimental. And microbrews. We don't use any lard but simple marinades of citrus and spices. We love Mexican food and big flavors, big plates, fire and sunshine, beer and tequila to wash it down. That is why we are Funky Fresh Cal-Mex! This ain't no Mexican restaurant, this is MAD MEX! Come in and enjoy one of the best happy hours in Willow Grove.

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