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Sweet Mother's Kitchen

) #40 of 685 Restaurants in Wellington $$ - $$$ Mexican, American,
5 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 4444
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“curly fries” (92 reviews)
“po boy” (43 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi everyone, Food wise, I had the easy burger without any BBQ sauce on it. Food doesn't come with sides such as fries so make sure to order some if expecting. The meat was ok but the bun was probably the worst bun I have...More

Thank Jonathan E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Colorful restaurant on the sunny side of the street. There are tables on the street and indoors if the weather is not good. The ambience is 1960s New Orleans. Lots of memorabilia to have a look at. There is real character here. The menu is...More

Thank Petedf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a favourite of mine in Wellington. Really tasty, good comfort food! Can go in dressed up to the nines, or in your jeans after a hard days shopping, and you won't feel out of place. Everything I've eaten there has been wonderful. Problem...More

Thank onlynay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we showed up it was packed inside but as it was a cold evening there was no one out side, we grabbed a table out side and connected it to another table as they were tiny, there was no way we were going to...More

Thank Glen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family member suggested as it was very popular and had a good rating. We got there at 5:30 and it was already full, luckily a table came free just as we turned up. Food was average, we had the jambalaya and seafood chowder- both okay...More

Thank Bradleyrf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great cup of green ginger tea but felt like this place could do with a good scrub. Prices and food seemed average.

Thank andrea t
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Had breakfast at about 9am, wasn't too busy inside. Waitresses were relaxed and informative. Great vibe! The vegan brunch called Cyco Scramble was delicious! Loved it.

Thank lydiao701
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Awesome for and fantastic environment. Best southern texmex food in Wellington. Would go back in a heartbeat. :-)

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I first discovered Sweet Mothers Kitchen in 2012 after a recommendation from fellow backpackers who had some of their famous burritos. Now they truly are delicious. This year I went here for Breakfast the morning after Homegrown. We were so lucky in our timing as...More

Thank Steeephie
Reviewed 28 April 2017

After having our fill of fish and chips it was nice to enjoy some Southern soul food at this funky little place. The menu is quite eclectic offering a range of tasty options and the restaurant offers enjoyable outdoor dining as well. The wait staff...More

Thank montash32
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 4444
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