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Mama Chus

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1555 E 800 N, Orem, UT 84097-4323
+1 801-221-0429
11:00 - 20:45
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:45
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Orem, UT
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I've been going here for years now and it's also a favorite with my teenage kids and my wife. My favorite is the carne asada plate, but I've also enjoyed the chicken enchilada for lunch. Lunch is served very quickly, so they handle crowded lunch hour very well.

Thank reviews_r_us
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I'm guessing when Mama Chu's opened it was one of the few Mexican restaurants around. Now there are plenty of really great chefs who have figured out Mexican is more than beans, rice and cheese. I look for Fresh and flavorful in my Mexican. This was OK, not great. But the Service was descent and the help, friendly. That counts... More 

Thank Cynthia D
Provo, Utah
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the chips and salsa as we waited for our food. The salsa has good flavor and a nice kick. I got the chicken and bean tostada. It was really good. The only thing I was hoping for was that I wish they had tortas on their menu. But my tostada was great. I would recommend it. :)

Thank Jennifer R
Orem, Utah
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Good basic Mexican food for a killer price! They have all your favs plus homemade chips and salsa. Be sure to go a little early to beat the lunch crowd. Be warned, it can be a little loud....lots of people enjoying good eats.

Thank Angie W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

I went to mama chus worst place ever! Horrible service and there was a piece of a can in my food and they stuck the fried ice cream on the plate with vasceline!

Thank Jessica C
Provo, Utah
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you are in the mood for Mexican food, try this. I really enjoy their salsa, enchiladas with green sauce and agua de pina!

Thank Leslie T
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

We went to Mama Chus last night. It is the best food for the best price. The service is great!! They are fast and very friendly. The four of us ate dinner for around 35.00. This is our family's favorite mexican restaurant.

Thank BeachgirlUT
Pleasant Grove, Utah
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158 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

authentic mexican food. we didn't wait too long for food. Chips and salsa while you wait. right sized portions. not enormous. didn't try any dessert.

Thank advisormomma
Provo, Utah
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78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

There are some great dishes and the heat is better than average. I like to explore the menu and really like a variety of the choices.

Thank Mark P
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84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

And that is saying alot since mexican joints are a dime a dozen around here. Their rice is the best I've ever had in a mexican restaurant anywhere. Their refried beans are homemade. Their chips are hot and homemade. We love this place.

1 Thank Lisa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 21:45
11:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 E 800 N, Orem, UT 84097-4323
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Orem
  • Phone Number: +1 801-221-0429

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?