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La Cocina de Mama Mexican Cuisine

535 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065-1119
+1 502-633-1114
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (11 reviews)
“pineapple” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
535 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065-1119
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

To celebrate my recent birthday - my son (age 16) and I - finally did something we had been talking about for a few years - we walked from one end of Shelbyville to the other - having ONE taco each - at every Mexican/Guatemalan/Taco...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 2 August 2018

6 of us staying a few nights in Shelbyville, KY. An unassuming restaurant in downtown Shelbyville. Very wide selection of a wide variety of unique Mexican food selections. I had the Pollo Con Chorizo, a surprisingly unique and spicy combination of chicken and chorizo. The...More

Thank Byrontex
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Quaint restaurant in downtown area near shoppes. Our waitress was very sweet and the food was delicious.

Thank dgilkey
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Mama's is AMAZING! The service is great. The options are great. The price is mid-range. The portions are great. It's always been very clean. The struggle with large take out orders, but that happens at a lot of places. The black beans are so damn...More

Thank jenniferinKY
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped there for dinner tonight while on way home. 3rd., Mexican restaurant while on our trip. Surprisingly all of them were very good. Wife had fajitas and I had chicken burrito and a tamale. All were very good. The salsa was o k but had...More

Thank Ramblinrebel76
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Love downtown Shelbyville . Great food and very good service. Hope you enjoy this restaurant as much as we did. We will come back. Had the lunch special. So good....

Thank D987
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

To be totally honest, the food was great. Everyone including my children enjoyed the food. The service was sloooow! It was not full, at all. My only guys is that people took off for Mother’s Day and they were short staffed. Our waitress was really...More

Thank rsbull
Reviewed 5 April 2018

great food and plenty to eat. Not your average mexican restaurant! Prices are a bit higher but well worth the fresh food. Great margaritas!

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I think what I like the most about La Cocina de Mama (Mama's Kitchen) is that the kitchen appears to respect the food they are serving. So many Mexican restaurants seem to just slop a ton of food on a plate as though someone threw...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 30 March 2018

My husband and I were coming back from a distillery and decided to check out some antique shops in Shelbyville. We decided to stop into La Cocina for an early dinner and we were not disappointed. Very authentic food and great service!

Thank JodiDanTravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 Main St, Shelbyville, KY 40065-1119
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-633-1114
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