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Mother's Cantina

28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-1330
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (36 reviews)
“tacos” (83 reviews)
“burrito” (32 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I love Mexican food so we are always looking for a good place to go. We found it at Mother's Cantina. The salsa is very good, the beef Mother's burrito made my husband very happy, my chicken fajitas were very good and...More

Thank peapod911nj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crab soup is more like a spicy corn chowder with some pieces of real crabmeat. Very filling. I went there for happy hour. 2 dollar tacos. Were OK. Not the best. I should have tried the crab quesadillas.

Thank vincent p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, 10-year old daughter, and I spent 2 days in OCMD. Choosing to eat dinner at Mother's Cantina was our best decision. It's located in a strip mall, but don't let that deter you. The decor is cool and funky. The menu is extensive....More

Thank AmyLa1227
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review! Maybe next visit you may want to check some attractions close by like the cool little town of Berlin, MD or Assateague Island with its beautiful beaches and wild horses. At least that would give you a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food, great staff and fair prices.Looks like it could get busy fast so plan on a wait at peak times possibly.

Thank wm H
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Gets very crowded, but that's because their food is delicious. Crab quesadilla and crab chowder was amazing.

Thank Michelle T
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Sheew this week has been REALLY busy!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Sort of a lack luster tiny place, it was crowded when we were there and the Margarita's and the happy hour food was nothing special.

Thank Guinness44life
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Hope you do come back for an even better experience, maybe try dinner hours instead?

Reviewed 9 April 2017

We're from the Baltimore area and good Mexican food is hard to come by (except for maybe one or two places). We first visited Mother's Cantina several years ago with a friend of ours who was a friend with the owner and chef. Since then,...More

Thank bpeeples627
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this awesome review! We really appreciate it!

Reviewed 5 April 2017

No atmosphere but the food was very good. All tasted like it was made there, and it was. A little hard to find but worth the look. Friendly staff with good suggestions on menu items.

Thank 907RichardS907
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We'll keep working on the atmosphere and totally open to suggestions too. Glad you enjoyed Mother's!

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit here. We were seated promptly and our waiter was great. Service was speedy. The food was delicious. Fyi....they won't do separate checks but they will take separate payments. Basically, you have to calculate the bill and how you want it...More

Thank Angie S
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the repeat business and great review!

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I got taco plates. We got plenty of food at a reasonable price. The tacos were a little soggy, but tasted good. Off season in OCMD, there's not a huge selection.

Thank rmwaltermyer
Neely J, Owner at Mother's Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! Hope you make it back and maybe try something different like our super popular fajitas or chimichangas!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
kjmaggio
Do they take reservations or call ahead for large groups in season
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
Will they have the may 2 fight
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Monday
16:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 02:00
Thursday
16:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
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
  • E-mail