Mama's On The Half Shell

★★★★☆
  • 2907 Odonnell St

    Baltimore, MD 21224

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  • 410-276-3160

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just don understand why so many people call this place "mexican", let me see mmm, maybe for the pizza??, salads with none mexican ingredients in it??, frozen taquitos reheated right before they handled it to you?? most of the kitchen employees speak spanish?? NO! it is not a mexican restaurant!
food is ok, bar is awesome!

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★☆☆☆☆

just don understand why so many people call this place "mexican", let me see mmm, maybe for the pizza??, salads with none mexican ingredients in it??, frozen taquitos reheated right before they handled it to you?? most of the kitchen employees speak spanish?? NO! it is not a mexican restaurant!
food is ok, bar is awesome!

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After reading these reviews. I can't believe the disparity! Usually whenaI restaurant gets some bad reviews, you can sometimes attribute it to: disgruntled employees or angry vendors; what have you. But in this case I have to think some of the positive reviews are from staff and ownership. THE FOOD IS INEDIBLE. "Food" isn't even a word I would use to describe it.

I have been there 3 times over the past 4 years. each time has been horrible.

I was there last month with my four year old. I ordered for him a plain cheese quesadilla, reasoning that would be closest to a grilled cheese. He took one bite and pushed it away. I tried it myself as a way of showing him it was ok. Yuk. It was like chewing on thin cardboard lined with a giant wad of goo. No matter how much I chewed, that goo refused to be broken down...it just kept reforming into the original pile of goo. It had some kind of superpower of reshaping. Should send that crap to NASA or something.

I ordered, I think the soup was called "roasted corn crab chowder"...something along those lines. hmmm..It looked as if someone heated up some chowder,dumped it in the bowl, reached into the fridge, grabbed a handful of crabmeat (could still see the fist mark were the clump of crabmeat was grabbed), and tossed that refrigerated clump on top of the soup. DE-SGUSTIN. I am not kidding when I say it was lukewarm at best. Also...what a huge freaking waste of crabmeat.

service was brief and unexceptional.

The menu is just a mess.

I don't know if they promote themselves as "Mexican Cuisine" I sure hope not...nothing to do with mexican cuisine.

Save yourself from choking...go to tacobell and pretend.

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★☆☆☆☆

After reading these reviews. I can't believe the disparity! Usually whenaI restaurant gets some bad reviews, you can sometimes attribute it to: disgruntled employees or angry vendors; what have you. But in this case I have to think some of the positive reviews are from staff and ownership. THE FOOD IS INEDIBLE. "Food" isn't even a word I would use to describe it.

I have been there 3 times over the past 4 years. each time has been horrible.

I was there last month with my four year old. I ordered for him a plain cheese quesadilla, reasoning that would be closest to a grilled cheese. He took one bite and pushed it away. I tried it myself as a way of showing him it was ok. Yuk. It was like chewing on thin cardboard lined with a giant wad of goo. No matter how much I chewed, that goo refused to be broken down...it just kept reforming into the original pile of goo. It had some kind of superpower of reshaping. Should send that crap to NASA or something.

I ordered, I think the soup was called "roasted corn crab chowder"...something along those lines. hmmm..It looked as if someone heated up some chowder,dumped it in the bowl, reached into the fridge, grabbed a handful of crabmeat (could still see the fist mark were the clump of crabmeat was grabbed), and tossed that refrigerated clump on top of the soup. DE-SGUSTIN. I am not kidding when I say it was lukewarm at best. Also...what a huge freaking waste of crabmeat.

service was brief and unexceptional.

The menu is just a mess.

I don't know if they promote themselves as "Mexican Cuisine" I sure hope not...nothing to do with mexican cuisine.

Save yourself from choking...go to tacobell and pretend.

Pros: none that I can think of

Cons: just horrible food

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Go for the booze and the decor. Have a little fun. Get the nachos in a hub cap and relax. It's fun! It's Baltimore, Hon!

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★★★★★

Go for the booze and the decor. Have a little fun. Get the nachos in a hub cap and relax. It's fun! It's Baltimore, Hon!

Pros: Elvis

Cons: Parking

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We ordered spinach and mushroom quesadillas on a Saturday afternoon ?? they were awful, huge clumps of frozen spinach, sour mushrooms, burnt tortillas. I would highly recommend staying away from the food, and just consider this a bar?

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★☆☆☆☆

We ordered spinach and mushroom quesadillas on a Saturday afternoon ?? they were awful, huge clumps of frozen spinach, sour mushrooms, burnt tortillas. I would highly recommend staying away from the food, and just consider this a bar?

Pros: Cool bar ambiance

Cons: Food will make you ill

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Ordered Nachos there yesterday they were all crumbled and STALE - there were 4 employees that weren't / couldn't speak English at the carryout counter playing with a lottery ticket, I guess that was more important than taking care of the customer, since I had to wait until they moved back into the kitchen until I could be waited on!! Awful service, Awful food!! AWFUL!! They lost a long time customer yesterday!

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★☆☆☆☆

Ordered Nachos there yesterday they were all crumbled and STALE - there were 4 employees that weren't / couldn't speak English at the carryout counter playing with a lottery ticket, I guess that was more important than taking care of the customer, since I had to wait until they moved back into the kitchen until I could be waited on!! Awful service, Awful food!! AWFUL!! They lost a long time customer yesterday!

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Nacho mamas has the best Mexican food in Baltimore. Their nawlins shrimp rocks and meg deleware dave and the rest of the staff rock! Sorry if you got bounced cuz you are a foreigner. Proper ID required for drinks not food! Love nachos and mamas on the half shell

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★★★★★

Nacho mamas has the best Mexican food in Baltimore. Their nawlins shrimp rocks and meg deleware dave and the rest of the staff rock! Sorry if you got bounced cuz you are a foreigner. Proper ID required for drinks not food! Love nachos and mamas on the half shell

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This place has gone way downhill. I used to like the food here, but the last time I was there the food was awful. An enchilada should not have BBQ sauce in it and it should have some cheese.

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★☆☆☆☆

This place has gone way downhill. I used to like the food here, but the last time I was there the food was awful. An enchilada should not have BBQ sauce in it and it should have some cheese.

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I have never eaten at Nacho Mamas because I was treated horribly as soon as I walked through the door. The "hostess" would not seat us unless our entire party was there. There were 4 of us there and were waiting for 2 people. We were EXTREMELY rudely told if anyone came late they would not be served. One of my friends with me already did not want to go there due to his past negative experience with the staff. We will never try to deal with this establishment again and warn everyone to do the same.

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★☆☆☆☆

I have never eaten at Nacho Mamas because I was treated horribly as soon as I walked through the door. The "hostess" would not seat us unless our entire party was there. There were 4 of us there and were waiting for 2 people. We were EXTREMELY rudely told if anyone came late they would not be served. One of my friends with me already did not want to go there due to his past negative experience with the staff. We will never try to deal with this establishment again and warn everyone to do the same.

Cons: Absolutely NO Customer Service

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Its been my favorite place for YEARS.... Meghann's margariti hubcap puts a silly grin on my face. My husband couldn't survive without the Nawlins Shrimp - which I can't recreate at home. The kids love the cheese quesidilla but take off those tomato's. Journey at 10pm

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★★★★★

Its been my favorite place for YEARS.... Meghann's margariti hubcap puts a silly grin on my face. My husband couldn't survive without the Nawlins Shrimp - which I can't recreate at home. The kids love the cheese quesidilla but take off those tomato's. Journey at 10pm

Pros: The food is great and the wait staff is wonderful

Cons: crowds but worth it

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Great location in the heart of Canton! Food was pretty good. We ordered of Nacho??s and for my meal I got bean tacos. Both were good and the portions were huge. My girlfriend got a very interesting quesadilla ?? crab and corn! She said it was great. The single Margaritas?? seemed a bit pricy ?? 6 something but they did have what was called a ??hubcap Margarita?, which is actually served in a bowl that looks like a hubcap. This is at least a 2 person drink unless you are very brave.

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★★★★☆

Great location in the heart of Canton! Food was pretty good. We ordered of Nacho??s and for my meal I got bean tacos. Both were good and the portions were huge. My girlfriend got a very interesting quesadilla ?? crab and corn! She said it was great. The single Margaritas?? seemed a bit pricy ?? 6 something but they did have what was called a ??hubcap Margarita?, which is actually served in a bowl that looks like a hubcap. This is at least a 2 person drink unless you are very brave.

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The food here isn't the best... I'd expect more from a mexican place, but it's definitel a great place for drinks or good for food if you're already a bit tipsy ;) A fun hangout, nonetheless!

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★★★☆☆

The food here isn't the best... I'd expect more from a mexican place, but it's definitel a great place for drinks or good for food if you're already a bit tipsy ;) A fun hangout, nonetheless!

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Nacho Mamas has amazing mexican food, but be prepared to wait a long to be seated and a lot time to get your food. Even during the week, the wait time is at least a half an hour and much longer on the weekends.

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★★★★☆

Nacho Mamas has amazing mexican food, but be prepared to wait a long to be seated and a lot time to get your food. Even during the week, the wait time is at least a half an hour and much longer on the weekends.

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this restaurant has a very rude and uptight staff. this is baltimore! we are a genial, hospitable people. food is overpriced and frankly this place IS NOT worth the wait, price, or enduring the wait staff's and manager's sour dispositions.

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★☆☆☆☆

this restaurant has a very rude and uptight staff. this is baltimore! we are a genial, hospitable people. food is overpriced and frankly this place IS NOT worth the wait, price, or enduring the wait staff's and manager's sour dispositions.

Pros: Nothing good to say about this place.

Cons: Horrible service!!!

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I have no idea if the food is good, my girlfriend and I didn't have time to taste it since we got kicked out of the place before even ordering, the reason: foreigner ID aren't acceptable !!!
The waitress and the manager were rude and stupid, I am sure we didn't miss anything. Discrimination is served everyday...

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★☆☆☆☆

I have no idea if the food is good, my girlfriend and I didn't have time to taste it since we got kicked out of the place before even ordering, the reason: foreigner ID aren't acceptable !!!
The waitress and the manager were rude and stupid, I am sure we didn't miss anything. Discrimination is served everyday...

Pros: nothing

Cons: evrything

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To make a long story short: waitress was in a really bad mood and started being incredibly rude when we arrived, a party of 8 for the 30th birthday of a friend. We were too of a good mood to pay attention to her behavior until she asked for IDs that we presented to her: some of us had foreigner IDs or even passports, all being official and indicating we were over 21 (we were there for a 30th birthday for God?s sake!) She refused to serve us! We tried to talk to her, it didn?t work. It was clear she just didn?t want to serve us?A friend finally lost it with her and the manger showed up. Without trying to figure out what happened, she took the side of the rude waitress ?and kicked us out!
Conclusion: we drove across town for nothing. So, if you?re a foreigner, know foreigners, like foreigners, took French in High School, like Czech recipes: DO NOT GO THERE.

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★☆☆☆☆

To make a long story short: waitress was in a really bad mood and started being incredibly rude when we arrived, a party of 8 for the 30th birthday of a friend. We were too of a good mood to pay attention to her behavior until she asked for IDs that we presented to her: some of us had foreigner IDs or even passports, all being official and indicating we were over 21 (we were there for a 30th birthday for God?s sake!) She refused to serve us! We tried to talk to her, it didn?t work. It was clear she just didn?t want to serve us?A friend finally lost it with her and the manger showed up. Without trying to figure out what happened, she took the side of the rude waitress ?and kicked us out!
Conclusion: we drove across town for nothing. So, if you?re a foreigner, know foreigners, like foreigners, took French in High School, like Czech recipes: DO NOT GO THERE.

Pros: none

Cons: a ton, SO BAD SERVICE

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i have been to nacho mama's countless times, and always enjoy it, mostly due to the hubcap margarita and quesdaillas that are always delicious, no matter which of the combinations you choose (FYI, the shrimp and black bean is the best choice). just do not get the fish taco. i decided to venture off of my normal quesadilla trail, and was thoroughly disappointed. the tuna was fishy and overcooked. however, i recommend nacho mama's to anyone who can appreciate some good food at a cheap price.

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★★★★☆

i have been to nacho mama's countless times, and always enjoy it, mostly due to the hubcap margarita and quesdaillas that are always delicious, no matter which of the combinations you choose (FYI, the shrimp and black bean is the best choice). just do not get the fish taco. i decided to venture off of my normal quesadilla trail, and was thoroughly disappointed. the tuna was fishy and overcooked. however, i recommend nacho mama's to anyone who can appreciate some good food at a cheap price.

Pros: quesadillas, hubcap margaritas

Cons: parking

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Nacho Mamas is excellent everything I have ever had there was excellent from their Meat Loaf, to Crab Dip even there french fries are outstanding.

The huge downfall is the staff, at times the are rude as hell, as snooty. At other times they are as nice as can be. For a smooth go around everytime get Jose he is the best!!

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★★★★★

Nacho Mamas is excellent everything I have ever had there was excellent from their Meat Loaf, to Crab Dip even there french fries are outstanding.

The huge downfall is the staff, at times the are rude as hell, as snooty. At other times they are as nice as can be. For a smooth go around everytime get Jose he is the best!!

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I've eaten at this place or got delivery once a week for the past ten years and the quesadillas are always the best! I wish they would bring back the blue cheese steak! FYI there usually a long wait on the weekends but you can get the same food delivered to your house.

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★★★★★

I've eaten at this place or got delivery once a week for the past ten years and the quesadillas are always the best! I wish they would bring back the blue cheese steak! FYI there usually a long wait on the weekends but you can get the same food delivered to your house.

Pros: always good food, good service

Cons: parking

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This place was far from authentic and not even good for imitation suburban Mexican food. Overpriced for the salty yet bland and "is that a quesadilla?" quality of the food, Nacho Mama's is probably a step down from the frozen stuff at Safeway. The fish taco came in a cardboard tortilla, the quesadilla was saltier than the forehead of the guy who made it, and a burrito for $14 is just plain shameful. Nachos were OK because you can't mess up nachos. I appreciated the Mexican imported beers, and the waitress was nice and smiley, even when she was ignoring us.

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★☆☆☆☆

This place was far from authentic and not even good for imitation suburban Mexican food. Overpriced for the salty yet bland and "is that a quesadilla?" quality of the food, Nacho Mama's is probably a step down from the frozen stuff at Safeway. The fish taco came in a cardboard tortilla, the quesadilla was saltier than the forehead of the guy who made it, and a burrito for $14 is just plain shameful. Nachos were OK because you can't mess up nachos. I appreciated the Mexican imported beers, and the waitress was nice and smiley, even when she was ignoring us.

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Let me be be specific... this review is only about their wings... which used to be the best around. However, in the past couple of months, they went from great to inedible. The last 3 times I ordered them, they were so over cooked, they were dry, brittle and tasted horrible. In fact, I had to throw them away. I kept thinking it was a fluke... no such luck. They are off my list for good!

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★☆☆☆☆

Let me be be specific... this review is only about their wings... which used to be the best around. However, in the past couple of months, they went from great to inedible. The last 3 times I ordered them, they were so over cooked, they were dry, brittle and tasted horrible. In fact, I had to throw them away. I kept thinking it was a fluke... no such luck. They are off my list for good!

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Service here is probably the biggest downfall of Nacho Mamas. The food is great and not very expensive. We had a bean dip that was to die for. The fajitas and quesadillas are also very good. If you're looking for good mexican food in Baltimore, this is a great place.

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★★★★☆

Service here is probably the biggest downfall of Nacho Mamas. The food is great and not very expensive. We had a bean dip that was to die for. The fajitas and quesadillas are also very good. If you're looking for good mexican food in Baltimore, this is a great place.

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Ok who ever wrote that last review does not get out much? Nacho Mama's is average at best. It's like a cheesy Mexican diner w/ a less than average wait staff. They have three types of beer on tap, that's it. And the wine list is bottom shelf offering a selection of wines that would cost you less than $10 dollars per bottle at the liquor store. The place just feels dirty and is so not impressive. However, what Mama's has going for them is that they are open late and located on the Square. It is a nice pit stop for a late night bite to eat after too much fun and drinking at the local bars.

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★★★☆☆

Ok who ever wrote that last review does not get out much? Nacho Mama's is average at best. It's like a cheesy Mexican diner w/ a less than average wait staff. They have three types of beer on tap, that's it. And the wine list is bottom shelf offering a selection of wines that would cost you less than $10 dollars per bottle at the liquor store. The place just feels dirty and is so not impressive. However, what Mama's has going for them is that they are open late and located on the Square. It is a nice pit stop for a late night bite to eat after too much fun and drinking at the local bars.

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From the outside this doesn't look like much, but it is one of the best Mexican restaurants that I've been to, and certainly the best in the area. The restaurant is smaller so tables are often hard to come by (on a Wed night the wait can be almost an hour...) but it is definitely worth a stop. The portions are big and delicious, and they have specials certain days of the week. The atmosphere is really fun too, as they serve some food and drinks out of hubcaps and have different memorabilia all over. Definitely visit this place!

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★★★★☆

From the outside this doesn't look like much, but it is one of the best Mexican restaurants that I've been to, and certainly the best in the area. The restaurant is smaller so tables are often hard to come by (on a Wed night the wait can be almost an hour...) but it is definitely worth a stop. The portions are big and delicious, and they have specials certain days of the week. The atmosphere is really fun too, as they serve some food and drinks out of hubcaps and have different memorabilia all over. Definitely visit this place!

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Okay, seriously, the place looks very scary, but the food speaks for itself! For those of you who are penny pinchers you'll be quite happy with the large portions and reasonable prices! I will say, the wait can be very long at times. I think the longest I've waited is 2 hours, but I've honestly never ordered anything I haven't enjoyed. The crab dip is incredible! The crab nachos rock! And believe it or not, the meat loaf and smashed potatoes are the best I've ever had! Note: if you order an entree that lists the dish comes with vegetables, you'll automatically recieve snow peas. I'm not such a big fan of snow peas, but broccoli is available and it's delicious! You'll just need to ask for it! So my advice is get there prior to the dinner rush (before 6) in order to avoid parking issues and a long wait for a table, request broccoli vs. snow peas and get the crab dip as a starter!

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★★★★★

Okay, seriously, the place looks very scary, but the food speaks for itself! For those of you who are penny pinchers you'll be quite happy with the large portions and reasonable prices! I will say, the wait can be very long at times. I think the longest I've waited is 2 hours, but I've honestly never ordered anything I haven't enjoyed. The crab dip is incredible! The crab nachos rock! And believe it or not, the meat loaf and smashed potatoes are the best I've ever had! Note: if you order an entree that lists the dish comes with vegetables, you'll automatically recieve snow peas. I'm not such a big fan of snow peas, but broccoli is available and it's delicious! You'll just need to ask for it! So my advice is get there prior to the dinner rush (before 6) in order to avoid parking issues and a long wait for a table, request broccoli vs. snow peas and get the crab dip as a starter!

Pros: Awesome food, great prices, good service

Cons: Parking and waiting time

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This restaurant has the worst mexican food I ever had-it makes taco bell look like authentic mexican. The hour+ wait is not worth it. Nothing is spicy and the rice and beans were real bad and had velveta syle cheese on them. STAY AWAY if you want real mexican food!

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★☆☆☆☆

This restaurant has the worst mexican food I ever had-it makes taco bell look like authentic mexican. The hour+ wait is not worth it. Nothing is spicy and the rice and beans were real bad and had velveta syle cheese on them. STAY AWAY if you want real mexican food!

Pros: Nice staff, Decent Service

Cons: Long Wait, Bad Food, Not Mexican

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Even though the chips and salsa are served on hubcaps...they are not to be passed up. The place is rather small, so be prepared to wait a while for a table especially on the weekends. It's worth the wait. The food is great and portion sizes are huge. Make sure you take it all in, the best part about this place is all of the Baltimore hon memorbilla around the placeon the walls.

3
★★★☆☆

Even though the chips and salsa are served on hubcaps...they are not to be passed up. The place is rather small, so be prepared to wait a while for a table especially on the weekends. It's worth the wait. The food is great and portion sizes are huge. Make sure you take it all in, the best part about this place is all of the Baltimore hon memorbilla around the placeon the walls.

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Nacho Mama's is a really awesome place. Not only do you get a great sense of hometown love, you can write on the bath room walls! Go Chalkboard paint! Its very unique and the food is great. I love the Ten Leaf Salad and the Quesadillas. They are also very affordable.

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★★★★★

Nacho Mama's is a really awesome place. Not only do you get a great sense of hometown love, you can write on the bath room walls! Go Chalkboard paint! Its very unique and the food is great. I love the Ten Leaf Salad and the Quesadillas. They are also very affordable.

Pros: Fun, Relaxed, Good Food

Cons: Parking, Busy after 5pm, Small Seating area

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The absolute BEST carry out pizza in Baltimore - staff accepting tips for "beer money!"

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★★★★★

The absolute BEST carry out pizza in Baltimore - staff accepting tips for "beer money!"

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This place is the bomb-diggity. If you order the nachos, you will need a doggy bag. If your order fajitas, you will need a doggy bag. In fact, if you order nachos with the intention that they will only be an appetizer, you're screwed -- haha. They give you more bang for your buck. It's not a wide-open place, but they make up for it in grub and booze. If you're new to Baltimore you MUST at least try this place. If you like Mexican food you will not be disappointed.

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★★★★★

This place is the bomb-diggity. If you order the nachos, you will need a doggy bag. If your order fajitas, you will need a doggy bag. In fact, if you order nachos with the intention that they will only be an appetizer, you're screwed -- haha. They give you more bang for your buck. It's not a wide-open place, but they make up for it in grub and booze. If you're new to Baltimore you MUST at least try this place. If you like Mexican food you will not be disappointed.

Pros: food, margaritas, service

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The food here is pretty darned good and it is a fun place to eat. Hot sauces are in the medicine chests at the booths. Service is average to above average. Vegetarians be warned: the bartender once advised me that almost everything is cooked in lard, so be sure to ask before you order. As always, unless you go during an off-hour the parking in Canton stinks.

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★★★★☆

The food here is pretty darned good and it is a fun place to eat. Hot sauces are in the medicine chests at the booths. Service is average to above average. Vegetarians be warned: the bartender once advised me that almost everything is cooked in lard, so be sure to ask before you order. As always, unless you go during an off-hour the parking in Canton stinks.

Pros: food, decor

Cons: , lard

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Not a native, but my sis moved to Canton a few years ago, and I am a die-hard Nacho's fan! If you love Elvis, Power Rock, and people-watching, this is the place to be....Where else can you get a quesadilla the size of a dinner plate, Natty Boh bottles for a buck and a quarter, and listen to the Journey Power hour at ten pm? Nowhere! Nacho's is my favorite Charm City destination!

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★★★★★

Not a native, but my sis moved to Canton a few years ago, and I am a die-hard Nacho's fan! If you love Elvis, Power Rock, and people-watching, this is the place to be....Where else can you get a quesadilla the size of a dinner plate, Natty Boh bottles for a buck and a quarter, and listen to the Journey Power hour at ten pm? Nowhere! Nacho's is my favorite Charm City destination!

Pros: Great Crowd, Quesadillas, Billy the bartender!

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The dining area is farily small so you may have to wait. Being a vegetarian, I did not have a problem finding something to eat. The chips were good, but they could have put the salsa in a bigger container. The portions are generous. The way they distinguish btwn men's and women's restrooms was cute.

2
★★★★☆

The dining area is farily small so you may have to wait. Being a vegetarian, I did not have a problem finding something to eat. The chips were good, but they could have put the salsa in a bigger container. The portions are generous. The way they distinguish btwn men's and women's restrooms was cute.

Pros: great location, different

Cons: , may have to wait

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Hands down, this is my favorite restaurant. Don't listen to any of these so-called mexican food experts (aka snobs) - I LIVED in Mexico and this is Mexican flavor meets Baltimore (aka great infusion of seafood with Mexican spice!) Plus, the margaritas are nothing short of wonderful and sure to set off the night on a good note! Try the buffalo chicken or Jamby quesadilla, the crab bawls, or the house salad - SO YUMMY!

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★★★★★

Hands down, this is my favorite restaurant. Don't listen to any of these so-called mexican food experts (aka snobs) - I LIVED in Mexico and this is Mexican flavor meets Baltimore (aka great infusion of seafood with Mexican spice!) Plus, the margaritas are nothing short of wonderful and sure to set off the night on a good note! Try the buffalo chicken or Jamby quesadilla, the crab bawls, or the house salad - SO YUMMY!

Pros: Margarita, Scenery, Bartenders

Cons: , Crowded

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Scunny is a man of few words, but plenty of natty boh. Let down your hair and lose your attitude at the door. This joint's margaritas are like liquid dinner!!!! Yum!!!! Find a seat at the bar and enjoy the hubcap of chips and salsa. Your bartenders are quick to serve and easy with the chat. Love Baltimore and you will love this place. Try Mama's on the 1/2 shell to "class" up your nite out. You better like seafood with the prettiest crowd in the Canton scene.

2
★★★★★

Scunny is a man of few words, but plenty of natty boh. Let down your hair and lose your attitude at the door. This joint's margaritas are like liquid dinner!!!! Yum!!!! Find a seat at the bar and enjoy the hubcap of chips and salsa. Your bartenders are quick to serve and easy with the chat. Love Baltimore and you will love this place. Try Mama's on the 1/2 shell to "class" up your nite out. You better like seafood with the prettiest crowd in the Canton scene.

Pros: Reasonable, Tasty, Pabst Blue

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My "friend " took me here and said,"you've got to try the hubcap margarita". WARNING!!! it's big,good but big,don't go it alone it comes with 12 straws for a reason.Unless you plan on a short night"sober" remember what your mother taught you , share!
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★★★★☆

My "friend " took me here and said,"you've got to try the hubcap margarita". WARNING!!! it's big,good but big,don't go it alone it comes with 12 straws for a reason.Unless you plan on a short night"sober" remember what your mother taught you , share!
Sapper

Pros: good food, good drinks, nice atmosphere

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Truly a unique experience at Nacho Mama's. Elvis lives in Canton. Bountiful portions and superior quality food. Try Scunny's soups, Yummmm

2
★★★★★

Truly a unique experience at Nacho Mama's. Elvis lives in Canton. Bountiful portions and superior quality food. Try Scunny's soups, Yummmm

Pros: Great value, crowded but friendly, worth the wait

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I have been going to Nacho Mama's ever since I moved to Canton - and there is no better place to go for pure food "bang-for-the-buck". Where else can you get a HUGE beef taco with beans and rice for $6? And the quesadillas are all great and the size of medium pizzas. Just don't go there and expect to get a table right away during dinner/evening hours. Put your name in and take your girl over to 2910 On the Square across the street or grab a beer next door at Rick's because it's a cramped wait inside. But it's worth the wait. Best part is - they deliver everything on the menu through the pizza joint next door, or you can just pick it up.

2
★★★★★

I have been going to Nacho Mama's ever since I moved to Canton - and there is no better place to go for pure food "bang-for-the-buck". Where else can you get a HUGE beef taco with beans and rice for $6? And the quesadillas are all great and the size of medium pizzas. Just don't go there and expect to get a table right away during dinner/evening hours. Put your name in and take your girl over to 2910 On the Square across the street or grab a beer next door at Rick's because it's a cramped wait inside. But it's worth the wait. Best part is - they deliver everything on the menu through the pizza joint next door, or you can just pick it up.

Pros: Bang for the buck, Deliver / Pick up, Natty Boh and Elvis

Cons: Long waits for tables

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Service was great, but thats where it all ends. The food is at best average. Very "americanized" mexican food. Margaritas were average also.

1
★★★☆☆

Service was great, but thats where it all ends. The food is at best average. Very "americanized" mexican food. Margaritas were average also.

Pros: location, service

Cons: food

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Considering relocating from Boston, and out looking for somewhere fun to eat. Nacho Mamma's fills the bill. Although the buritos were not really Mexican style, the food and margaritas were good, and the atmosphere was definitely fun. Good service.

2
★★★★☆

Considering relocating from Boston, and out looking for somewhere fun to eat. Nacho Mamma's fills the bill. Although the buritos were not really Mexican style, the food and margaritas were good, and the atmosphere was definitely fun. Good service.

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everytime I go out to dinner (which is a lot) i always say I am going to try somewhere new...yet everytime I end up at Nacho mamma's. And I get the same thing...quesadillas...the best anywhere!!

2
★★★★★

everytime I go out to dinner (which is a lot) i always say I am going to try somewhere new...yet everytime I end up at Nacho mamma's. And I get the same thing...quesadillas...the best anywhere!!

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Althought it's far from large and you may wait awhile for a table at busy times, it is absolutely worth it. Super casual with a creative menu filled with excellently prepared food. Mama's jalapeno crab dip is an excellent twist on a Baltimore favorite that alone nearly justifies the wait for a table. Overall, I'd describe it as cozy with a funky, comfortable-in-your-own-skin feel. Besides, if it's too crowded for your liking, you can always try Looney's across the street.

2
★★★★★

Althought it's far from large and you may wait awhile for a table at busy times, it is absolutely worth it. Super casual with a creative menu filled with excellently prepared food. Mama's jalapeno crab dip is an excellent twist on a Baltimore favorite that alone nearly justifies the wait for a table. Overall, I'd describe it as cozy with a funky, comfortable-in-your-own-skin feel. Besides, if it's too crowded for your liking, you can always try Looney's across the street.

Pros: Super menu, Excellent Food, Won't break the bank

Cons: Potentially long wait, Parking@peak diffclt

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The food is addictive. I love the Chicken Taco. The seasoning is perfect and I wake up in the middle of the night craving one sometimes. The service, on the other hand is fair at best. The wait staff is short and do nothing but feed you and rush you out of there. I guess that is because the food is cheap, they work on tips, and there is always a house full of people waiting to eat too. A friend of mine asked for tea once, and the waitress looked at her almost cross-eyed and appaled. OH-and don't even think of getting seated and adding someone to your party. That is a big no-no and you will get HORRIBLE service, nasty looks and snarls if you do this. I wouldn't recommend this for this kids past 6:00pm, because it's very small and get's incredibly smokey.

2
★★★★★

The food is addictive. I love the Chicken Taco. The seasoning is perfect and I wake up in the middle of the night craving one sometimes. The service, on the other hand is fair at best. The wait staff is short and do nothing but feed you and rush you out of there. I guess that is because the food is cheap, they work on tips, and there is always a house full of people waiting to eat too. A friend of mine asked for tea once, and the waitress looked at her almost cross-eyed and appaled. OH-and don't even think of getting seated and adding someone to your party. That is a big no-no and you will get HORRIBLE service, nasty looks and snarls if you do this. I wouldn't recommend this for this kids past 6:00pm, because it's very small and get's incredibly smokey.

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Terrible wait for a table, obnoxiously small, but great food.

2
★★★★☆

Terrible wait for a table, obnoxiously small, but great food.

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I used to live a few blocks from the place and at times, I felt I ate at Nacho Mama's more than I did at home. Of course with a hugh main plate of Chimichanga or Enchiladas and a couple of Natty Bo bottles ringing in at around $10, why grocery shop? And the best part? The tasty margaritas come in a pint glass.

2
★★★★★

I used to live a few blocks from the place and at times, I felt I ate at Nacho Mama's more than I did at home. Of course with a hugh main plate of Chimichanga or Enchiladas and a couple of Natty Bo bottles ringing in at around $10, why grocery shop? And the best part? The tasty margaritas come in a pint glass.

Pros: Great Food, Huge, Cheap Margarita, Cheap

Cons: Crowded at Night

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Any visit to Baltimore should include a dinner at Nacho Mama's. It's loud, it's crowded, and it's fun. This place isn't much larger than your living room, but, like New York, somehow it works.

The food is tasty, big servings and turned around quickly. The atmosphere is lively with a variety of music pumping through this little spot. And it's not unusual to see patrons walking around singing! The bar is long and the drinks are generous--especially the frozen margaritas. The dress is smart casual to downright sloppy.

It's a little Baltimore oasis where you can pop in, have a great meal (and someting for lunch the next day) and take away a little slice of Baltimore.

If you go, try sitting in the Elvis room. It's a hoot.

2
★★★★★

Any visit to Baltimore should include a dinner at Nacho Mama's. It's loud, it's crowded, and it's fun. This place isn't much larger than your living room, but, like New York, somehow it works.

The food is tasty, big servings and turned around quickly. The atmosphere is lively with a variety of music pumping through this little spot. And it's not unusual to see patrons walking around singing! The bar is long and the drinks are generous--especially the frozen margaritas. The dress is smart casual to downright sloppy.

It's a little Baltimore oasis where you can pop in, have a great meal (and someting for lunch the next day) and take away a little slice of Baltimore.

If you go, try sitting in the Elvis room. It's a hoot.

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Being a native Texan, I have eaten lots of real Tex-Mex. This resturant does not come near the real stuff! Beans taste like the canned variety. Food does not have the real Tex-Mex spices. Rice is sticky. They mean well, but I would rate it mediocre at best. On a brighter note, Salsa is ok, Iced Tea is great. The atmosphere is interesting.

1
★★☆☆☆

Being a native Texan, I have eaten lots of real Tex-Mex. This resturant does not come near the real stuff! Beans taste like the canned variety. Food does not have the real Tex-Mex spices. Rice is sticky. They mean well, but I would rate it mediocre at best. On a brighter note, Salsa is ok, Iced Tea is great. The atmosphere is interesting.

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favorite place to visit when on the western shore. the atmosphere is eclectic and the food superb. starting with the salad infused with blue cheese and a zippy dressing (large enough for 3 to share) to any entree on the menu, you can't go wrong. if skunny the owner is in attendance you're in for a triple treat. ask him to recite some of his jokes. while not a margarita drinker, somehow sipping from a hubcap makes it doable. a great place to have fun and eat like a "king" on a pauper's purse.

2
★★★★★

favorite place to visit when on the western shore. the atmosphere is eclectic and the food superb. starting with the salad infused with blue cheese and a zippy dressing (large enough for 3 to share) to any entree on the menu, you can't go wrong. if skunny the owner is in attendance you're in for a triple treat. ask him to recite some of his jokes. while not a margarita drinker, somehow sipping from a hubcap makes it doable. a great place to have fun and eat like a "king" on a pauper's purse.

Pros: location, good atmosphere, great service

Cons: parking

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When I moved to Baltimore I was told I had to go to Nacho Mama's probably 50 or so times. I was not at all disappointed and no one was exaggerating. Comfort food? You eat and eat and cannot stop until you are most uncomfortable. The best food and believe it or not, the BEST meatloaf ever!

2
★★★★★

When I moved to Baltimore I was told I had to go to Nacho Mama's probably 50 or so times. I was not at all disappointed and no one was exaggerating. Comfort food? You eat and eat and cannot stop until you are most uncomfortable. The best food and believe it or not, the BEST meatloaf ever!

Pros: Food, Food, Food, Lots of Seating, Great Staff

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Have been there many times. The food and margarita's are always great. Small place, but if you have to wait, its well worth the wait.

2
★★★★★

Have been there many times. The food and margarita's are always great. Small place, but if you have to wait, its well worth the wait.

Pros: Inexpensive, Delicious, Fun

Cons: Crowded

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Nacho Mamas has delicious food, great drinks and a laid back atmosphere. I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a new place to go or who just would like to kick back, eat, have a few cocktails and listen to some good music. We always order way too much food because we want everything on the menu.

2
★★★★★

Nacho Mamas has delicious food, great drinks and a laid back atmosphere. I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a new place to go or who just would like to kick back, eat, have a few cocktails and listen to some good music. We always order way too much food because we want everything on the menu.

 

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