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Mother's Cantina

28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-1330
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (44 reviews)
“tacos” (98 reviews)
“burrito” (41 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were visiting Ocean City in the off-season so our options in restaurants were limited. We were not disappointed in this one-good Mexican food, great Happy Hour specials and friendly staff. We split a plate of nachos that were loaded with beef and the salsa...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband and I shared guacamole, fish taco, beef taco, chicken burrito, and a chorizo taco for him. Enjoyed it all! included rice and beans. Good service. Definitely will return here when in OC, MD again!

Thank sharoncL6567MI
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We’re in OC for a few months off season oceanfront and Mother’s is across the street. We eat at Mother’s once a week simply because the food is fresh and delicious. $3.50 for a “perfectly mixed Margarita”. You can’t go wrong here.

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Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review!

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Had read other reviews and conveniently it was near our condo. Please note they do not take reservations, there was a bit of a wait, but staff was very accommodating. They were able to seat adults at one table and the millennial kids at a...More

2  Thank Andrew K
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! Thank the millenials for us too ;)

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I went here for lunch this week as it was close to where we were staying. At first we thought the prices were a little high (compared to Arizona) however the portions and quality were truly comparable. Excellent flavor and not your...More

Thank Cruiseaddict2
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We so appreciate that you mentioned the LOVE we put into the food! Thank you!

Reviewed 10 December 2017

We have waited all year to eat here and we were not disappointed. Anyone who knows this restaurant knows in season there is always a wait. The people are always very nice and the food is always fresh. Maybe we can seek in again before...More

1  Thank Jim307M
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Please do sneak in! Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 8 December 2017

Back in Ocean City, my wife who likes Mexican food wanted to try Mother's based on her friend's recommendation. We have had a part time condo in OC for over 15 years and had not yet visited Mother's. It was well worth the visit even...More

Thank Peter S
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review! FYI we have a couple sleeper menu items for folks who don't prefer Mexican food. Our hand patted burger with fresh cut fries or pork wings (buttery browned pork shanks) might be right up your alley!

Reviewed 22 November 2017

Have been going to Mother's for a few years now and still our favorite place to eat lunch and or dinner. Yes, sometimes twice in a day. Have never been disappointed in any meal we have gotten. The staff is fun and friendly. We used...More

Thank martha l
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Lots of love for this review. Thank you!

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Finding restaurants that were open mid week in October was a bit of a gamble. Mother's Cantina was a definite win. Excellent and friendly service from the minute you walk in. Lots of locals which is always a good sign. Hubs had the chicken chimichanga...More

Thank 943ElizabethR
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much and hope you make it back in soon!

Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is definitely a locals place and every spectrum is represented. So it makes it a really fun place to go. You need to go really early or a little later because this place is always busy. The margaritas are fantastic. We ordered the plain...More

Thank klausperch
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for giving us a try! We love our patrons and it's true ALL types of people visit Mother's, which we think is wonderful! Thank you for the review :)

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kjmaggio
26 October 2016|
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Response from Neely J | Property representative |
Sorry we missed this question! No we don't take reservations, but we will add you to our wait list if you call ahead. Thanks for the question!
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Timothy a
28 April 2015|
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Response from Neely J |
Hello! Unfortunately we cannot get the fight. While we would love to, it's unreasonably expensive, and we would not feel comfortable charging a cover that would need to be well over $40. If we find somewhere showing the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Monday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-1330
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