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Mad Mex

370 Atwood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4026
+1 412-681-5656
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (14 reviews)
“guac” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
370 Atwood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4026
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We dropped into the Mad Mex on a visit to Pittsburgh on a reco from a friend. Great beer and drinks and great margaritas. While the atmosphere is of a lively pub / bar, the food was also very good and some of the best...More

Thank Calum M
Reviewed 6 March 2018

When I was in college, I liked to visit this place for happy hour. Food is just ok, but the margaritas are potent and yummy. However, now being a bit older with children, I find this place dark and brooding, and just do not enjoy...More

Thank LoSed
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The place is very energetic and active. My wife and daughter had the burritos. They said they were just OK. I had the buffalo chicken wings, and they were outstanding. All in all a fun place, offweing 22 oz Margaritas.

Thank sobodad
Reviewed 5 October 2017

If you like an active place with lots of students, this is the place for you. Seems to be a hang out for the college students. The food was okay. The students seemed to enjoy being there.

Thank Shadr16
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My little brother picked out his favorite place to take my husband and me for lunch on a Friday this past week. Wow! We literally walked 3 blocks, saw the beautiful, eclectic mural on the outside and I was stoked! We were seated immediately, had...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I had to come to another Big Burrito restaurant. Mad Mex was my favorite. Frozen strawberry margarita with salt has to be ordered. Chips a little dull. But I loved the chicken mole enchilada with rice and black beans. Wish I had a taxi so...More

Thank Ellis_NC_IL
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Mad Mex is your new late night stop... hands down THE BEST Late Night Mexican your budget will ever afford! Come in right now!! If you live, work, learn or eat anywhere near Oakland, PA AND YOU LOVE Mexican Cuisine... You need to come join...More

Thank bruce c
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I went to Pitt so love visiting the off the beaten path places to eat...they have great, fresh Mexican food, lots of vegetarian options as well as fantastic pork. The guac is fresh, margaritas are plentiful...great for lunch or dinner.

Thank jenadove
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Having not been to the Oakland location in a decade (We moved to South Florida) it was a trip down memory lane. Thankfully those memories were just as we remembered them, and I gotta give credit where it's due. Anthony from Erie is honestly one...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My first time at Mad Mex. My friends told me about a seasonal dish they called the "Gobblerito", which they characterized as being "a complete Thanksgiving Dinner in a burrito". There were three of us, and all three ordered the Gobblerito (with "extra gravy" on...More

Thank ArgentineTraveller6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 370 Atwood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4026
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Central Oakland
  • Neighbourhood: Central Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 412-681-5656
  • E-mail
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