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Mad Mex

370 Atwood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4026
+1 412-681-5656
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (14 reviews)
“nachos” (7 reviews)
“guac” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
370 Atwood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4026
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My little brother picked out his favorite place to take my husband and me for lunch on a Friday this past week. Wow! We literally walked 3 blocks, saw the beautiful, eclectic mural on the outside and I was stoked! We were seated immediately, had...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I had to come to another Big Burrito restaurant. Mad Mex was my favorite. Frozen strawberry margarita with salt has to be ordered. Chips a little dull. But I loved the chicken mole enchilada with rice and black beans. Wish I had a taxi so...More

Thank Ellis_NC_IL
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Mad Mex is your new late night stop... hands down THE BEST Late Night Mexican your budget will ever afford! Come in right now!! If you live, work, learn or eat anywhere near Oakland, PA AND YOU LOVE Mexican Cuisine... You need to come join...More

Thank bruce c
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I went to Pitt so love visiting the off the beaten path places to eat...they have great, fresh Mexican food, lots of vegetarian options as well as fantastic pork. The guac is fresh, margaritas are plentiful...great for lunch or dinner.

Thank jenadove
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Having not been to the Oakland location in a decade (We moved to South Florida) it was a trip down memory lane. Thankfully those memories were just as we remembered them, and I gotta give credit where it's due. Anthony from Erie is honestly one...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My first time at Mad Mex. My friends told me about a seasonal dish they called the "Gobblerito", which they characterized as being "a complete Thanksgiving Dinner in a burrito". There were three of us, and all three ordered the Gobblerito (with "extra gravy" on...More

Thank ArgentineTraveller6
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Mad Mex has excellent food. Don't go here expecting authentic Mexican though! Lots of options for vegetarians and vegans as well as the traditional carne asadas and meat lover foods. The decor is cool and the energy is always high. Cocktails are good.

Thank Jastreich
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

No, it's definitely not traditional Tex Mex and that's what we liked about it. Nachos, mahi tacos and chicken tacos were great with really fresh ingredients. The margaritas were also good. Yes, I too thought the "jersey chips" (aka waffle fries) with a spicy cheese...More

Thank beachfamilyusa
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Food was ok, Tried couple of vegetarian options and did not enjoy. Fajita's generally work well for kids who can make up burritos and help them selves but didn't like it( too much of mushrooms and way too saute'ed). I Tried the enchilada's and didn't...More

Thank S G
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Really delicious, authentic Mexican food! The atmosphere was fun and casual! Was not there at night but looks like it would be a great place to hang out with friends!

Thank LaurieLawson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 370 Atwood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4026
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Central Oakland
  • Neighbourhood: Central Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 412-681-5656
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