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La Madre

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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About
We are a small, locally owned business offering high quality meals cooked with the best ingredients. A very intimate space to enjoy lunch or dinner, and now brunch on the weekends. Fresh fruit juices, mimosas & margaritas, premium coffee and great music make this a place you don't want to miss.
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin
FEATURES
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
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All reviews brunch burrito fish tacos chilaquiles queso crepes pork mexican food old san juan ordered carnitas love this place great drinks recommend this restaurant worth the wait outdoor seating margaritas cucumber
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Modern, wonderful Mexican Cuisine. Exceeded all my expectations! Best ingredients, wonderful flavors and excellent service ! Don’t be afraid of the $30.00 Margarita b cause you can share among 4 friends!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank juandb2013
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent service! Ask for Andres..but everyone who came to our table was great! Amazing food and atmosphere..especially the outside seating! Try the fresh juice margaritas and tacos...the tacos are a must!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank aykay87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not bad Mexican food. Service is always nice and the vibe and decor is really cool. Good salads, the "street corn" is just ok, the tamale is a little better.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Fit4martina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Jan 13, 2019, my wife and another couple went to La Madre for dinner. Between the four of us we ordered a Steak prime burrito, chicken prime burrito, steak enchilada, and an order of ribs with plantain fries. We also had a couple orders...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ajohnson2318
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the best steak tacos I have ever had! This place has a very cool vibe and extremely friendly staff as well as delicious margaritas. Definitely check this place out if you’re in Old San Juan!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kfwinny0903
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Ismael for the greatest service, we had an amazing time and the food was so good! 10/10 we will come back for sure

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dominique N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place and since it was diagonally across from my hotel I had to stop myself from going there. It does a good job with the food. The fajitas are good. The fish taco is okay and could use a bit more fish and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nmvm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a less than good experience elsewhere tonight, we went back to a fav from earlier in the week. La Madre is a gem. Fantastic margaritas and we shared the Carnitas dinner. Definitely the best pork we’ve had all week and perhaps the best overall...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TwoByRail
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Great spot. Recommended from Casa Blanco Hotel - great location and tasty food and great drinks. Highly recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Simply Great. Excellent dishes, great Service, Great Drinks, Nicely located in Old San Juan. This place has it all. Look nowhere else. You can have Mexican food or International even some Asian inspired dishes. We were a group of 12 and were treated very nicely.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jorgeitpr
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