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Mother's Cantina

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28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-1330
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16:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 02:00
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edwards, Ny
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96 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good food, great staff and fair prices.Looks like it could get busy fast so plan on a wait at peak times possibly.

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Thank wm H
New York City, New York
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gets very crowded, but that's because their food is delicious. Crab quesadilla and crab chowder was amazing.

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Thank Michelle T
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Sheew this week has been REALLY busy! More 

Kissimmee, Florida
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423 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sort of a lack luster tiny place, it was crowded when we were there and the Margarita's and the happy hour food was nothing special.

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Thank Guinness44life
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Hope you do come back for an even better experience, maybe try dinner hours instead? More 

Owings Mills, Maryland
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're from the Baltimore area and good Mexican food is hard to come by (except for maybe one or two places). We first visited Mother's Cantina several years ago with a friend of ours who was a friend with the owner and chef. Since then, we make it a point to get back there.... The drinks are good...the fish tacos... More 

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Thank bpeeples627
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this awesome review! We really appreciate it! More 

Arnold, Maryland
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No atmosphere but the food was very good. All tasted like it was made there, and it was. A little hard to find but worth the look. Friendly staff with good suggestions on menu items.

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Thank 907RichardS907
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We'll keep working on the atmosphere and totally open to suggestions too. Glad you enjoyed Mother's! More 

Manheim Township
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit here. We were seated promptly and our waiter was great. Service was speedy. The food was delicious. Fyi....they won't do separate checks but they will take separate payments. Basically, you have to calculate the bill and how you want it split. I'd definitely go back a third time.

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Thank Angie S
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the repeat business and great review! More 

New Park, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I got taco plates. We got plenty of food at a reasonable price. The tacos were a little soggy, but tasted good. Off season in OCMD, there's not a huge selection.

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Thank rmwaltermyer
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! Hope you make it back and maybe try something different like our super popular fajitas or chimichangas! More 

Warsaw Ohio
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Nice little spot, we had the 3 taco meal and it was good. Nice waiter good selection, decent prices. Nothing special but I'd recommend if your in the mood for Mexican

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Thank Kevin C
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Hope you make it back in and get to try some more of the menu :) More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My husband and I have been coming to Mother's Cantina for probably 20 years. We have seen it through a few owners. Ryan and Neely by far are the best! They care about the product they put out. The food is great! The margarita's delish and the beer cold! The staff is hard working and friendly. It is not uncommon... More 

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Thank Lisa J
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

This is so nice...thank you so much for the kind words and great review! More 

Berlin, Maryland, United States
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Mother,s is the kind of place everyone is looking for. A friendly bar atmosphere with nice people, killer margaritas, excellent food and decent prices. Can get a bit crowded but heck that what makes Mother's Kool.

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Thank Ed D
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Monday
16:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 02:00
Thursday
16:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-1330

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