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Mexi Mama

West Quay, Napier, New Zealand
+64 21 100 5174
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (24 reviews)
“tacos” (19 reviews)
“pescado” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
West Quay, Napier, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had to wait 90 minutes for food which would have been bearable if the server had have told us. I understand they may have been busy however a little communication goes a long way. Will NEVER return. Overpriced and small portions.

Thank Katherine M
Reviewed yesterday

Mexi mama has to be the best Mexican restaurant I've been to, great atmosphere for all ages with very welcoming staff who are constantly on top of their game. the burritos and Alitas are amazing and would definitely recommend visiting here. p.s definitely try the...More

Thank chloe a
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here for lunch, in a nice spot along the harbour. Friendly staff and went out of their way to help us with some questions about local stuff! Ordered the Patatas Bravas, chicken wings and fish tacos (amazing!) good selection of food, they also have...More

Thank aishal24
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to celebrate New Year's Eve- out on the street in relaxed fashion. Cool tasty jug of sangria got it all going.

Thank Gillian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at Mexi Mama as all other places were full - however the staff were friendly, welcoming and quickly found our party of 5 a table. Our waitress was funny & polite and guided us to menu choices. Sadly they had run out of guacamole-...More

Thank AandBnewadventures
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting in the sun with fresh tacos - just perfect. We thought the service was a bit patchy until we noticed that they were slammed inside. Well priced and delicious !

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was tasty, but there was not A lot of vegan options which was very disappointing. Definitely need some options of things you can make vegan like the rice had butter.

Thank Tessa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wandered past while looking at murals and based on the menu decided to stop for lunch outside on the round picnic tables with umbrella shade. Great strawberry melon margarita - not sickly sweet like they can be. The price though. Yikes. $15 meant I had...More

Thank kinx81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered several share plates for 2. Food delivered to table promptly and each dish was delicious and very tasty. Favourite was the black beans. We know tapas style of dining is sharing small plates but the serving of tortilla chips at $6 was miniscule and...More

Thank AngelineFaith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am thrilled that my favorite Mexican restaurant now has a little cafe part so we can get our burrito & amazing guacamole fix during the day. Open from 11.30am they have delicious authentic burritos, coffee, and some cabinet food as well. We especially loved...More

Thank kimdavis4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Quay, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 21 100 5174
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