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Mamacita's Restaurant-Cantina

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505 N Business I-35, New Braunfels, TX 78130
+1 830-620-6565
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sugar Land, Texas
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We had a great dinner, Everyone loved the salsa and food was good too. Close to hotel which made it even better. Fajita Chicken Quesadillas were delicious.

Thank Skeeter1972
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Possibly the worst meal I've ever attempted to eat. Really, really bad. Add to that the 'ambiance' of non-stop screaming (literally) children at the adjacent table, and a server that really didn't give a crap when we told her the food was awful and you have the winning combination of #wewontbeback.

Thank swadstrom
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

I hate to say it, but the food was definitely not better than average, and the service was slow, even on a Wednesday. The waitress seemed annoyed by any requests that we made, so that didn't help, either. At our table of seven, we had the tortilla soup (pretty good), the fajitas, cheese enchiladas (NOT good!), queso (okay), and quesadillas... More 

Thank hotelspoiled
New Braunfels, Texas
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58 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Pretty much just an average chain restaurant - very little originality, unfortunately. I say that because the place IS nice looking, with cute details. It's just that they cook for the "average gringo" rather than for a mexican food foodie, so it's pretty bland. My wife loves their enchiladas - but she doesn't do "spicy" very well....lol!

Thank George M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was really hot, the table was dirty, and there was a hair in the salsa! Not exactly what we were looking for after a day in the hot Texas sun! Manager was unapologetic and tried to laugh it off. I would not come here again.

Thank motennisnuts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We were visiting from out of town and had the most amazing dinner here! Our server Blake was the best! He made my friends birthday more than special! Next time we are visiting we will for sure to be back

Thank Sauday002
Gonzales, Texas
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120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

My family goes here often for lunch. They have great tortilla soup. It's what I always get. Enchiladas are good also. Hot fresh made in house flour tortilla and plenty of butter never disappoint. I could actually just go there and have chips and green sauce and be perfectly happy! Fast friendly service. Large restaurant. I've never had to wait... More 

Thank TexasNurseMom35
Harmony, Pennsylvania
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144 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Three of us were seated immediately, and waitress was right there with water, salsa, and chips. Each of us ordered a different entre, and all were served correctly and quickly. More than enough, as a matter of fact, too much to eat at one sitting, boxed up to take home for another meal......tomorrow!!

Thank George W
New Braunfels, Texas
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Mamacita's always has awesome food and margaritas. Great ambiance. Wait staff is always on their game.

Thank Suzanne B
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

You simply cannot go wrong here. Been coming for years and now think of management as friends. All the food is great and comes out super fast! The queso flameado is a great shared appetizer!

Thank AmyPainter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 N Business I-35, New Braunfels, TX 78130
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-620-6565

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?