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Mama's Mexican Kitchen

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2234 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2017
+1 206-728-6262
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I can understand why some people might like the ambience, but I didn't enjoy it. Kitschy, 50s like oilcloth tablecloths, an Elvis room, very dark, little lighting. "Burrito bowl" presentation looked like mush piled on a huge chunk of iceberg lettuce. Flood was bland, with the exception of the salsa. Chips were greasy.

Thank Deborah B
Penn Valley, California
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156 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Rain, fog and a very slight breeze…a downtown Seattle combination that set the scene for a hot and spicy Mexican evening meal. Mama’s was a couple of blocks from the VRBO property that we were staying in and had caught our attention on our numerous hiking explorations around town. We did a little on-line research and found that it had... More 

Thank WilsyPV
Mt. Vernon, Washington
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stopped here for dinner with friends and were not disappointed. 9 of us were seated quickly and the staff was great. Very nice, engaging and friendly. TONS of Elvis stuff on the walls, it was actually pretty cool. All of us really enjoyed our food and the drinks were strong. Nothing outstanding, just a good solid place to get a... More 

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West Malling, Kent
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We visited this restaurant whilst we were holidaying in Seattle and we fancied a Mexican meal. The service was good, and the Margaritas were evidently quite alcoholic! The restaurant had the atmosphere of a cheap canteen. The starters were okay, but the main course left a lot to be desired. Their 'beef' tasted like reconstituted dried meat and was terrible!... More 

Thank SuzeKingsHill
Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I don't understand how a place like this can operate. Hygene is nowhere to be found, let alone the foul smell of old (very old) urine, that smell gets more offensive as one aproaches the men's restroom.

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Shallowater, Texas
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I'll start the review by saying I'm from Texas, and am a HUGE fan of Mexican food... that being said, I'm not sure this is totally true Mexican food. To start off, chips and four different salsa were delivered to the table. It was very good, but they advertise 5 - make sure to ask for all of them. The... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 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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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

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 

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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2234 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2017
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
  • Neighbourhood: Belltown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-728-6262

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