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Mama's Carribean Grill

1504 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5014
+1 704-375-8414
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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Caribbean, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
1504 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5014
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, and had two of the three at specials, a bargain at only $4.99 for rice&beans and chicken, prepared of course Jamaican style. Service was friendly, but parking can be an issue. Nice Reggae vibe, music-wise.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and sons visited St John a couple years ago and needed a Caribbean fix so we decided to try Mamas. The curried goat, mac n cheese and jerk chicken were all very tasty. The nite tho..was quite an experience. I should have figured...More

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I love Carribean curry goat and this restaurant delivers!!! They also have all other standard carribean dishes like jerk chicken etc. Try this place!

Thank Mita M
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Everything about this restaurant is unpretentious: simple sign on storefront; plain, one might say "well used"; and interior decoration nothing special. Was a bit skeptical when, just past the lunch hour, I was the only guest. This was the case of "can't judge a book...More

Thank MOR63
Reviewed 20 October 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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