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Mother's Cantina

28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-1330
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (43 reviews)
“tacos” (97 reviews)
“burrito” (40 reviews)
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All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28th Street / Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have waited all year to eat here and we were not disappointed. Anyone who knows this restaurant knows in season there is always a wait. The people are always very nice and the food is always fresh. Maybe we can seek in again before...More

Thank Jim307M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back in Ocean City, my wife who likes Mexican food wanted to try Mother's based on her friend's recommendation. We have had a part time condo in OC for over 15 years and had not yet visited Mother's. It was well worth the visit even...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been going to Mother's for a few years now and still our favorite place to eat lunch and or dinner. Yes, sometimes twice in a day. Have never been disappointed in any meal we have gotten. The staff is fun and friendly. We used...More

Thank martha l
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Finding restaurants that were open mid week in October was a bit of a gamble. Mother's Cantina was a definite win. Excellent and friendly service from the minute you walk in. Lots of locals which is always a good sign. Hubs had the chicken chimichanga...More

Thank 943ElizabethR
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is definitely a locals place and every spectrum is represented. So it makes it a really fun place to go. You need to go really early or a little later because this place is always busy. The margaritas are fantastic. We ordered the plain...More

Thank klausperch
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Generally most people seem to hit the buffets or the seafood restaurants at the beach, but I absolutely love Mother's Cantina! Their food is always delicious, their margaritas are amazing and the staff is super friendly. I couldn't say a bad thing about this place...More

Thank Penmon2616
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We headed out to find some Mexican and/or seafood on our last night while camping nearby at Assateague State Park. It was Monday night football and the Redskins faithful were starting to crowd into the bar area - which is where we were stuck on...More

Thank KristianJL
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Went at happy hour and it was a full house. The restaurant is small. We were told it would be about 30 minutes and would receive text when our table was ready. No place to wait inside or at the bar but there were a...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great place, 1st time went here a drive from Bethany and was well worth it. The Happy Hour was awesome. The food & service excelled. Huge Margareta's were a steal @ $3.50 Taco's @ $1.50, Cheese Queso best anywhere, large portion with great flavor. The...More

Thank grndpierre
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This place is like a locals "Cheers", perfect place to go after work and grab a drink and a bite with friends. Fun atmosphere and super great staff who enjoy where they work. The cream of crab soup should be called "cream of crack"! It's...More

Thank Susan E
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Questions & Answers
25 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
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!
Timothy a
27 April 2015|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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
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