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Mama's Carribean Grill

1504 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5014
+1 704-375-8414
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
5 weeks ago
“Black Restaurant Week ”
11 Jul 2017
“Out of Town Visit”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Jamaican
1504 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5014
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent way to end the week, with delicious jerk chicken, beans & rice and collards for lunch. Simple local place. Reggae playing in background. Looks like they have live music at night. Easy to find on Central Avenue with plenty of parking close by. I’ll...More

Thank W F
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This was probably the worst Caribbean food I've had. Being from a West Indian background I know what authentic food should taste like and this isn't it. Food wasn't seasoned jerk wings had not jerk flavor to it mac and cheese was loaded with nut...More

Thank Manthony23s
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The MaMa Caribbean Grill is a bit out dated, but the food was very good and came out piping hot. I live in Charleston, SC and my wife and I came to Charlotte for our anniversary. I looked Mamma's Caribbean Grill up on TripAdvisor and...More

Thank Andre T
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Little quaint spot in uptown. Oxtail is really really GOOD!!!! They have events and live entertainment on the weekends. You can sign up to get emails.

Reviewed 22 June 2016

I absolutely love this restaurant! It's the most authentic restaurant there is actually a "Mama". The food is great and juicy. The staff could do better but Patricia is a great waitress!

Thank Diamond J
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We had jerk wings and plantains as an appetizer. Red snapper,curry goat, and ox tail for entree. Delicious. The collard greens and Mac n cheese were also good. Service was very friendly and good. The inside decor does not reflect the flavor. It could use...More

Thank BMorrell
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Food I guess is pretty warm in temperature, never really hot. Always out of lots of things on the menu. Caribbean Hut in the university area has much better food. My last meal of pepper steak was pretty tough.

Thank Charlottenc123
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The space is okay, there's a DJ on Friday nights. The food, just wow!! I tried a beef patty, it was awesome. There in house sauce, will knock your socks off, it's spicy with alot of heat. The oxtails, curry goat, beans & rice, cabbage,...More

Thank MrMrsReid
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Great jerk chicken, brown stew and other Jamaican delicious food items. This is the real deal, just cause a place has the word Caribbean don't make it so, but mama does I right baby!

Thank Bobcat983
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I went to mama's on Saturday the 19th of December 2015 this was the worst experience I have ever been to. I arrived there at 730 for a Christmas party, and no one offered new menu or a glass of water I watched people eat...More

Thank Liscomb2015
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1504 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5014
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-375-8414
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