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Mamá Testa Taqueria

(Now Closed)
Mexican Restaurant and Taco Place$$$$
Hillcrest, San Diego
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  • Perriann H.
    Perriann HodgesJanuary 11, 2015
    Closed. Like for good.
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAugust 26, 2014
    Check out Mama Testa Taqueria as seen on Throwdown with Bobby Flay Read more
  • Perriann H.
    Perriann HodgesAugust 23, 2014
    Its decent mexican. Great for lunch.
  • Isaac Ben S.
    Isaac Ben SanchezJuly 19, 2014
    My first here. The carnita tacos are delicious!! Glad I found this place! Aye Mira
  • Ryan L.
    Ryan LeightyJanuary 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Lunch specials are cash only as of January 1, 2014.
  • Sasha Z.
    Sasha ZakinDecember 16, 2012
    Great salsa bar and refried beans.
  • Michelle A.
    Michelle A.December 14, 2012
    The crunchy fish tacos are so delicious!
  • Andy
    AndySeptember 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The embarras (shrimp) tacos are very delicious. I seem to always order them
  • Pete C.
    Pete CaselliniAugust 26, 2012
    Fantastic salsa bar. The Yucatecos is incredible.
  • Andrew P.
    Andrew PadillaAugust 24, 2012
    Best tacos but the spend $10 and get $5 back did not work I guess they never heard of it? But still the best food in sd.
  • Michael T
    Michael TApril 23, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Tacos al Pastor - with Pineapple, onions, and tomatillo morita salsa
  • Shellie Ann V.
    Shellie Ann VictorioJanuary 8, 2012
    Del Munecos for lunch was ahmazing!
  • David D.
    David DrewDecember 30, 2011
    Omg this place is awful
  • Erin O.
    Erin O'ConnorDecember 29, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    If you like Caesar salad, get the Ensalada de Locos. All the salsas in the salsa bar are exceptional.
  • Paul C.
    Paul CambilargiuOctober 21, 2011
    Great happy hour, even better salsa bar!
    PainPoint.comAugust 24, 2011
    The opportunity to try all the salsas in the salsa bar is worth trying out thus place!
  • Kimberly F.
    Kimberly FergusonAugust 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Put a little Mexican in you
  • Terri L.
    Terri LundbergJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything is good. My fav are the rolled tacos.
  • Melissa B.
    Melissa BernJuly 17, 2011
    yummy fish tacos
  • Bill H.
    Bill HelmanJune 20, 2011
    Here for lunch? Try Guaca Tacos or De Andrea Guera, you can't go wrong. Also the salsa bar is amazing! Read more
  • Jeff Y.
    Jeff YoungrenMarch 13, 2011
    Amazing salsa bar!
  • Scott H.
    Scott HowellMarch 11, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    The chicken ala suya is one of the best things on the menu.
  • Ivar G.
    Ivar GFebruary 13, 2011
    Try the yucatecos, heaven sent!!
  • Craig !.
    Craig !!January 30, 2011
    Mamá Testa apesta!!! Not worth even half what we paid.
    MattersOfGrey.comJanuary 4, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    You can mix and match the steamed tacos to make your own plate
  • Daniel P.
    Daniel PalacioDecember 31, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Mojados de Carne and De Aleman are the best things on the menu, although anything you get will be tasty...
  • Cryssy B.
    Cryssy BrittDecember 3, 2010
    Catfish Tacos... Recommended by the one and only Bobby Flay from The Food Network!!!
  • Keri R.
    Keri RobinsonNovember 30, 2010
    great salsa bar! love de aleman (al pastor)!
    MattersOfGrey.comOctober 25, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The Meños Techo is really tasty
  • Neal
    NealOctober 22, 2010
    Sadly, none of the rice here is vegetarian :( Good salsas though!
  • Alan U.
    Alan UnderkoflerAugust 16, 2010
    Have to have the chicken l'suya!!! Amazing! ;)
  • Em A.
    Em AldrichAugust 4, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the De Bandera Morena and it's only 3.59 during happy hour!
  • Alan U.
    Alan UnderkoflerJuly 25, 2010
    Wow the fish tacos are great and the salsa bar is fantastic!!! Must eat here!
  • Laura W.
    Laura WoodwardJuly 24, 2010
    Good. REALLY good. Authentic fish tacos are always delightful.
  • Keith P.
    Keith PosehnApril 20, 2010
    Absolutely fantastic shredded beef tacos. My wife also says they have the best salsa selection around.
  • Geoff S.
    Geoff SmithFebruary 28, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the totopos. Chips w/ black beans and Mexican cheese. Yum.
  • Tim P.
    Tim PylesFebruary 20, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    It's all tasty!
  • Jason L.
    Jason LavegliaFebruary 10, 2010
    The salsa bar is off the hook some of the best non standard type salsa i have ever has
  • Maya B.
    Maya Ben-YehudaFebruary 4, 2010
    Get the tacos alsuya, it's not on the menu on the wall
  • Theresa O.
    Theresa O'ConnorJune 30, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    Go to Mamá Testa and have the Se Te Pone. They're seriously yummy carnitas and nopales tacos.
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