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Mama's Mexican Kitchen

) #699 of 3,101 Restaurants in Seattle $$ - $$$, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
2234 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2017
+1 206-728-6262
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“burrito” (39 reviews)
“guacamole” (18 reviews)
“tacos” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2234 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2017
Neighbourhood: Belltown
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Reviewed 3 days ago

food was not great service was worse plus they add 20% to the bill without choice for tip, party of two! I will not go back, went here a couple years ago it was great but now everything has changed including the crazy décor, the...More

Thank michael59102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start out with the positive. My campanion and I had the spicy jalapeno margaritas. The were flavorful and was perfectly infused with fresh jalapenos. The chips were fresh and their house salsa had a great smoky Chipotle flavor. The salsa verde was tangy and...More

Thank RhinoLoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner and drinks on a Saturday night. We had the complimentary chips, and the salsa was much better than anywhere we've eaten in our hometown. The burrito and quesadilla plates we ordered were great. The drinks are a little pricey, but they...More

Thank chrisizme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: The pozole was very good! Cons: Menu was stained with some kind of sauce on the back and had a piece of rice stuck to the front of it. There was a chunk of cooked onion on the table when we were seated, so...More

1  Thank james b
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I can understand why some people might like the ambience, but I didn't enjoy it. Kitschy, 50s like oilcloth tablecloths, an Elvis room, very dark, little lighting. "Burrito bowl" presentation looked like mush piled on a huge chunk of iceberg lettuce. Flood was bland, with...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Rain, fog and a very slight breeze…a downtown Seattle combination that set the scene for a hot and spicy Mexican evening meal. Mama’s was a couple of blocks from the VRBO property that we were staying in and had caught our attention on our numerous...More

Thank WilsyPV
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stopped here for dinner with friends and were not disappointed. 9 of us were seated quickly and the staff was great. Very nice, engaging and friendly. TONS of Elvis stuff on the walls, it was actually pretty cool. All of us really enjoyed our food...More

Thank nautwerks
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We visited this restaurant whilst we were holidaying in Seattle and we fancied a Mexican meal. The service was good, and the Margaritas were evidently quite alcoholic! The restaurant had the atmosphere of a cheap canteen. The starters were okay, but the main course left...More

Thank SuzeKingsHill
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I don't understand how a place like this can operate. Hygene is nowhere to be found, let alone the foul smell of old (very old) urine, that smell gets more offensive as one aproaches the men's restroom.

1  Thank Guanz
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I'll start the review by saying I'm from Texas, and am a HUGE fan of Mexican food... that being said, I'm not sure this is totally true Mexican food. To start off, chips and four different salsa were delivered to the table. It was very...More

Thank 806Max
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Carmen R
Does anyone know if Mama's will let have hold a private (or semi-private) party for large groups?
29 September 2016|
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Response from RobertLarson | Reviewed this property |
Mamas is under new ownership. I don't know about private parties but I do know it doesn't even begin to hold a candle to the original Mama's. I'am spoiled because of the original place. I'am sure something else would work... More
Thank's Robert, This used to be such a favourite, of mine, and our family, sorry to hear it has changed so much, the old place gone, especially favourite was the elvis room. I will miss it, won't be going back.
29 July 2016|
Response from Mary Beth D | Reviewed this property |
It's the same physically. We enjoyed the food and the Margaritas were great! It is run by new people but no one was complaining. It was packed when we were there in June. Go one last time before it's torn down!
is it still open? June 12, 2016
13 June 2016|
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Response from Ray V | Reviewed this property |
Sorry dont know ,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2234 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2017
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
  • Neighbourhood: Belltown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-728-6262
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