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Mama Loco

219 Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand
+64 9-448 5757
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good35%
  • Average26%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“taco” (2 reviews)
“mall” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
219 Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you enter you are greeted with a warm smile from Kayla as you are surrounded by a friendly atmosphere and chilled music. I decided to challenge the team by saying “surprise me” when it came to placing my order. We were not let down...More

Thank Krytennz
TheMerchantBar, Manager at Mama Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a wonderful review Krytennz. Thank you! Glad to hear that the visit went well and that Kayla was such a star. Look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of friends and I stopped in here before attending a concert. It was a beautiful evening and we sat outside. Despite the place being nearly empty, the service was a little slow, almost reluctant. However, once orders were placed, the food arrived fairly...More

Thank Susan K
TheMerchantBar, Manager at Mama Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to post feedback Susan - appreciate the comments as they allow us to ensure we're sticking to our standards. We would love the opportunity to make right on your visit. If you would like to take me up on this,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch with three other people. I opted to the special $6 taco, which tasted great but obviously (at that price) was rather small. The other meals were above average, but at a total cost of $100 for the other three meals (plus one drink...More

Thank PaulK1960
TheMerchantBar, Manager at Mama Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi PaulK1960, Thanks for the feedback, glad to hear most of the visit went well and that you enjoyed the venue. Out of interest, as an average of $25 per person, we would love to know what the group had in relation to what you...More

Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Visited for a birthday lunch with our 2 young boys. Place is conveniently situated at Albany mall and has a sunny outdoor terrace. Decor is cool and my kids LOVED the Playstation and games! Service was friendly and attentive. Food was mid-range in price and...More

Thank JilOb
TheMerchantBar, Manager at Mama Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Nice review JilOb, thank you for taking the time to post it. Appreciate your kind words. As far as the toilets go, it's on the list and we're getting to it. Thank you for the feedback. Look forward to seeing you when you're next in!

Reviewed 11 January 2018

visited here with 2 other people for quick lunch on a Monday. Wasn't busy and it was easy to find parking. We were seated quickly and there was water placed at our table straight away - which is a good sign. Only one waitress on,...More

Thank Conscot63
TheMerchantBar, Manager at Mama Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks for the review @Conscot63. Glad to hear that mostly everything went well. Look forward to seeing you again for that larger meal.

Reviewed 17 December 2017

We went there for a Sunday lunch and had a Sangria, half platter and Casadia. I liked the style and the Sangria, food was also good, specially the platter as you can try several different bites.

Thank Arash V
TheMerchantBar, Director of Sales at Mama Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Hola Arash! Muchas gracias for the great review. Glad you enjoyed your visit! Look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We have decided to visit Mama Loco for our pre xmas dinner from work place. Easy to find place, enough parking nearby Albany mall. Being non alcoholic I ordered their Mexican soda ,it was nice and refreshing. For mains ordered Qusaldia , it was ok...More

Thank 506vikramm
TheMerchantBar, Director of Sales at Mama Loco, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thanks for your awesome review @506vikramm. Glad to hear that your Christmas dinner went well. All the best to you all over the festive season. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 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 19 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
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Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +64 9-448 5757
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