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“Great dinner - arrive early”
Review of Mamacita

Mamacita
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great dinner - arrive early”
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

We got there at 5.40 on a Friday night and were seated straight away. After about 6 there were a couple of larger groups who had to wait, but they were kept pretty happy at the bar. Our drinks and meals were quick and very good. Nice range of margaritas and Mexican beers. The pulled pork taco was nice, and the kids quesadillas were huge - 1 between 2 kids would have done for us. We had a great time.

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  • English first
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“TooOOOOoo fast !”
Reviewed 27 May 2014

I have been few times in Mamacita. The atmosphere is cosy with a nice decor. The food is good and affordable. However it can feel a bit too tight depending where you are sitting - and dont accept the table just next to the door ! - Also, the menu, is great to share but unfortunately is coming too fast. You haven't finish the first dish that they bring the second. It is a shame as it is a great place otherwise.

  • Visited May 2014
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Hawkes Bay
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“New & Brilliant”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We have been twice now to the new place in town and it is just brilliant. Fast and efficient service. Great menu with delicious dishes to share. A great way to dine. The dips are wonderful served with the best corn chips ever. The fried chicken is amazing. The pulled pork soft taco OMG!! The drinks are pretty good too, nice margaritas. If you have not been yet....go, you'll love it. Go early to get a table or if you have to wait it will be worth it. Enjoy.

Visited May 2014
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Thank MrsBolly
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Hastings, New Zealand
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great for celebrating”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

This place was fair humming! It was obviously a popular spot on a cool autumnal night. Everything about this visit was wonderful. Excellent staff, great atmosphere, warm and cosy, and delicious food. As a place to celebrate a birthday we couldn't have found better. I would certainly recommend the baked custard and caramel - it was to die for!!!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Alana F
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Hastings, New Zealand
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great Friday Night”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Arriving just after 5pm meant finding a table was good. Food delicious as always. Two plates are plenty. Pork ribs generous serving and so tasty. Place was pumping by the time we left. So casual and relaxing. Great way to spend a Friday night.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank C3PW
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