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Mama's Mexican Kitchen in Belltown Will Close This Fall

Its building was sold and will be torn down for a mixed-use development.

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Belltown's Mama's Mexican Kitchen will close this fall, reports The Seattle Times. The building holding Seattle's oldest Mexican restaurant was sold in March to a Chinese development firm and will be torn down to make way for an eight-story, 60-unit mixed-use development.

Mama's was somehow both beloved for its kitsch and history, and disliked for its food. The 41-year-old fixture has seen customers like Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love, Eddie Vedder, and Nick Offerman walk through its doors. There's no word yet on an exact closing date.

Mama's Mexican Kitchen

2234 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121 206 728 6262 Visit Website