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Mama Loco

) #32 of 45 Restaurants in Albany €€ - €€€ Mexican
219 Don McKinnon Drive, Albany 0632, New Zealand
+64 9-448 5757
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good25%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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“locos” (8 reviews)
“sangria” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
219 Don McKinnon Drive, Albany 0632, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 1 March 2017

So many restaurants that make amazing Mexican food in Auckland, so wouldn't recommend this one, way behind the rest in service, portion size and not including the ingredients listed on the menu in their dish or in such tiny amounts it's just bizarre. Very little...More

Thank ViolettaMercury
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

First time coming here last night. What a lovely place to enjoy my favorite food. Everyone loved their own dish they ordered. I had the enchiladas, I was told they came out spicy but was quite the opposite. I like my spicy food though. The...More

Thank Y355HYdanc
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We booked a table two days prior for dinner. Was assured confirmation, arrive at Mama Loco and there's no booking but "you can sit over there". Not off to a good start. The other 3 in our group chose Mamas platter. Deep fried mostly, $44....More

Thank Nihonihoohura
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We were heading home and I really wanted Mexican. I had looked on the internet a month before and remembered the name. It was easy to find and we have been back 4 times now, and it's ideal if you are on your way north...More

Thank craigevil_morison
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Came for dinner and a drink before a movie. The one thing I really wanted was plantain chips which were on menu but unavailable unless you got the sharing platter. Enchiladas were average. Jug of sangria may or may not have contained alcohol - very...More

Thank Kara M
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We loved it. The service was top notch. We had specific requirements and the staff were exceptionally helpful. The food and drink was tasty and exactly what we wanted.

Thank Janke v
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Small portions for large prices. Food is nice, atmosphere is great but terrible value for money. A small plate of enchiladas ( and I mean tiny) was $18. After $80 for lunch for a family of four we all walked away still hungry.

Thank Naomi R
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Positives staff were awesome! Really lovely and had great service. Had a bee land in my glass while I was there and staff didn't hesitate on giving me a new beer. I ordered the vegetarian nachos, came out fast however was a major let down....More

Thank Binkytoff
TheMerchantBar, Director of Sales at Mama Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2016

Hola Binkytoff, Thanks for your review. Will look into why the Nacho recipe might be sweet and sort immediately. Glad to hear that everything else about the experience was positive. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Lara Campbell

Reviewed 11 April 2016

We ordered the corn to quickly fill the gap while we pondered our main...tasty bu cold in the middle. We got the $44 platter - which was more corn, chimichungas, fried chicken tenderloins and zucchini chips with corn chips and the oddest assortment of guacamole...More

Thank LizNZ2014
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Best mexican in auckland! Amazing tacos always a treat, staff very friendly, would come back if ever back in albany.

Thank James W
TheMerchantBar, Director of Sales at Mama Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2016

Cheers for the review Jamesmwg1! Look forward to seeing you again soon :) Kind regards, Lara Campbell

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Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 Don McKinnon Drive, Albany 0632, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +64 9-448 5757
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