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Mama's Hawaiian BBQ

#426 of 1,551 Restaurants in Tucson}
American, , Hawaiian
850 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-4438
+1 520-792-2350
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
“spam musubi” (2 reviews)
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American, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Barbecue
850 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-4438
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I ordered online and picked up my order at 2:15 AM on a Tuesday. There were still a few customers in there at the time. The girl working there was friendly and efficient. The teriyaki chicken is very good. I would order here again. Prices...More

Thank Vwlove
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I went late in the evening about an hour before closing. Was served with no indication that I had to a take my food out, but after sitting at a table the owner came to say "get the **** out of my restaurant." I don't...More

Thank Don N
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Mama sure does have a way of cooking her Pulled Pork! Man do those piggies taste good! The variety of sauces are wonderful from sweet and tangy to knock your socks of HOT! The Teriyaki chicken is the best! The noodle salad, beans and rice...More

Thank K K
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Never having tried Hawaiian BBQ, I was at something of a loss to decide what to get. The staff was very helpful and charming, offering me a taste of the Kalua Pork and providing me with extra sauce to enhance the experience. The portions were...More

Thank coeurclair
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Maybe we ordered the wrong items but I did not think the restaurant was worth all the hype. Sure it's different but food was nothing special. The service was quick and friendly but I'd try somewhere else before going back here.

Thank iankarrie
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for years and even had their Big Kahuna plates for our Christmas dinner. Tender, juicy, tangy meats will suck you in. Get the macaroni salad and white rice for your sides. You can't miss out on those two! The Teriyaki...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 19 August 2016

It has been years since we lived in Hawaii and sometimes I still miss the lunches that I used to get over there. Two scoops rice and the only style of macaroni salad that I have ever liked. Not sure what makes it so different...More

Thank Joanne A
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great fast food place. We had never eaten Hawaiian food before so we asked quite a few questions about the various dishes. The chap who served us was really helpful talking us through the menu. After we ordered the food came quickly, and was eaten...More

Thank LiciaW
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food is fantastic and fresh. The service was excellent. Very pleasant and personable staff. And the prices are great.

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Mama's Hawaiian BBQ is located very near the University of Arizona and most of its clientele are students in this location. It serves Hawaiian cuisine which is mostly borrowed from Asia. I like their barbecued shortribs which is an offshoot of the Korean "cousins". Of...More

Thank Ricky O
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
American, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719-4438
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-792-2350
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