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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 - 23:00
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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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106 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

food was not great service was worse plus they add 20% to the bill without choice for tip, party of two! I will not go back, went here a couple years ago it was great but now everything has changed including the crazy décor, the wait staff is probably the worse I have encountered and I left half my meal... More 

Thank michael59102
Seattle, Washington
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start out with the positive. My campanion and I had the spicy jalapeno margaritas. The were flavorful and was perfectly infused with fresh jalapenos. The chips were fresh and their house salsa had a great smoky Chipotle flavor. The salsa verde was tangy and slightly chunky. Nice consistency. Then there was the main dish. We ordered the Elvis burrito,... More 

Thank RhinoLoe
Collierville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner and drinks on a Saturday night. We had the complimentary chips, and the salsa was much better than anywhere we've eaten in our hometown. The burrito and quesadilla plates we ordered were great. The drinks are a little pricey, but they were good. The waiter/bartender had us laughing. This place is good! Go!

Thank chrisizme
Greensboro, North Carolina
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Pros: The pozole was very good! Cons: Menu was stained with some kind of sauce on the back and had a piece of rice stuck to the front of it. There was a chunk of cooked onion on the table when we were seated, so not impressed with the cleanliness. I ordered chicken fajitas, and asked that they put in... More 

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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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205 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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
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.

1 Thank Guanz
Shallowater, Texas
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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?