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Mama Yo, Dublin, County Dublin

Mama Yo

4.4
4.4
420 Reviews
€31 to €50
Chinese
Mama Yo is located on Camden Street in Dublin 2. The menu, which blends traditional Chinese recipes with a contemporary twist, has been created with sharing in mind, so is perfect for groups and family style dining.
With an extensive menu covering dim sum style small plates, whole barbeque duck, and an array of mains and sides, come prepared to make some tough choices!

The star of the show is most certainly the Beijing Roast Duck, a hallmark traditional dish using the best quality Irish ducks roasted slowly over wood in the specially designed duck-roasting oven, resulting in succulent duck with the crispiest skin. Book your half or whole duck in advance by leaving a note on your booking.

The stunning interiors of Mama Yo, featuring two full sized trees in the middle of the dining room with bespoke silk lanterns, create a magical and enchanting effect, adding a layer of far eastern exoticism to your dining experience.

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2 people

19:00


Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Chinese, Contemporary Asian, Asian

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Fri–Sun 13:00–16:30 Dinner Daily 17:00–22:00

  • Phone number

    (01) 224 8856

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

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What 420 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 3.9Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Dublin

    Most Booked

  • Dublin 2

    Group Bookings

  • Dublin 2

    Most Booked

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  1. LG

    LuisG

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    Outstanding food, the best cheesecake I've had in my life!
  2. SC

    StephenC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was delicious....we had starter mains & desert, each dish was packed with flavour. Great atmosphere too
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food3service5ambience5
    We had lunch here today and the service was impeccable. We ordered calamari as starter and clay pot chicken and soft shell crab fried rice. The calamari and crab dish was absolutely delightful. We had nice cocktails as well. The ambiance of the place and service is on the next level. We will surely come back.
  4. J

    Jmcc

    Dublin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall2food2service4ambience5
    Food was very greasy. Wouldn't rate the flavour/taste very highly either to be honest.
  5. SO

    SaoirseO

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really good food, interior is so cool and staff very friendly
  6. L

    Laura

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food! Excellent service! Lovely Staff! Fabulous decor! Would 💯 recommend to a friend
  7. CB

    CathyB

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wow what a beautiful restaurant! The best news is that the food and service matched it. Will definitely go back, loved it.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time here and can’t wait to go back already! What a cool space - fun and lively atmosphere. Food was great and service was even better.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Miami - Dade

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on 10 August 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    Lovely surroundings and lovely food! Definitely going back!
  10. LW

    LauraW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Grainne our server went above and beyond. She was very helpful in explaining the menu and provided a brilliant, attentive and promot service with brilliant attitude. We need more Grainnes in the world!
  11. HK

    HarshadK

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was my wife's birthday yesterday and I had decided to take her on a date to MAMA YO. I am so glad I chose this place because in Dublin I have not tasted such amazing Asian cuisine. It was delicious. The service was quick and so good by BEN. He was the perfect host to our table and kept checking at regular intervals to see if we were happy. The ambiance is absolutely stunning. If it wasn't on a little expensive side, we would definitely be regulars at MamaYo. Thanks for the amazing bday evening.
  12. AV

    AliV

    Dublin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 August 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    The food was fine. Very overpriced and no real flavor off anything. We were in and out in less then an hour (starters, drinks and mains) and felt very rushed.
  13. KE

    KenE

    Dublin

    16 reviews

    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 8 August 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Overall a lovely experience. Good sized portions. Only negative would be beef dish was mainly vegetables with very little beef.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 7 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely staff and delicious food couldn’t ask for anything nicer
  15. AO

    AnneO

    Dublin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 August 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Food was delicious. Service a bit strange - food came before the pre drinks. The food also came too fast - makes it look like fast food outlet. Cleaning tables and removing cutlery a bit slap dash but overall the quality of the food made up for it. Service people good humoured but a bit stressed. Noise levels quite high but the clientele are quite young so that’s to be expected. We’ll definitely be back.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 6 August 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience1
    Really cool spot but we were sat by the door so you were very removed from the main dining space. It was also freezing. We had finished eating our starters before we got our drinks (which were a beer and a gin and tonic so no prep involved). Whole thing just felt very impersonal. The service was very slow for drinks/orders but the food came quickly. Wouldn’t be rushing back.
  17. T

    Teresa

    Dublin

    11 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 6 August 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    We had a lovely evening at Mama Yo. The service & food were outstanding. Our only disappointment was we requested a table in the main area & were seated at the terrace instead. We had booked this a few weeks in advance so it was a pity you couldn’t accommodate us. The terrace is nice but too hot with those overhead heaters on in the summer. We’ll be back. Caroline
  18. t

    thomass

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, atmosphere, and service. More vegetarian options wouldn't go amiss however.
  19. S

    Sara

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 6 August 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Great atmosphere and nice food. Bit rushed as food comes out quickly and taken away as soon as you're finished.
  20. GR

    GemmaR

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very good service. Host was very accommodating. Friendly staff and very helpful
  21. LD

    LesleyD

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 5 August 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Awesome food and service was excellent. Timely, attentive and patient staff. Food lovely and would definitely return.
  22. F

    Fiona

    Dublin

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 5 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, great service and great atmosphere. Would highly recommend
  23. PG

    PaulG

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 3 August 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    ‘Table for two’ poor location But nice Restaurant and food
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredibly attentive staff and the food was delicious and very reasonable too
  25. CW

    ChloeW

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great quality tasty food in a restaurant with a great vibe and fabulous customer service! 10/10
  26. N

    Neilo

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food amazing, service tops. Will defo be back. Thanks
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 1 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hanna was fantastic! Great experience. Lovely food, nice drinks and wonderful service
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 August 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience5
    Place is wow. Service is very fast. Food is quite expensive but nice.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food, Service was amazing 👌
  30. NL

    NoreenL

    Dublin

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 30 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic venue, excellent food and super staff.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 July 2022

    overall5food4service3ambience5
    Awesome first time, definitely won’t be the last. Cocktails were amazing and bar staff were very friendly big up to them .
  32. MC

    MariaC

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a lovely space! The food was amazing and our waiter was a sweetheart. Will definitely recommend.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Birthday meal , George was an excellent server and made our experience very special!!! Thank u
  34. S

    Sarah

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 30 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was my 3rd time to visit and the standard was as high as previous visits. This time we had a bigger group and the service, food and staff were all brilliant. It's such a lovely place for a special occasion. I'll definitely be back again soon.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Stunning food & restaurant!!
  36. LD

    LoraineD

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a fab night with friends. Food was delicious and our server was super. Look forward to coming back. Thank you.
  37. A

    Anem

    Dublin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 July 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience5
    Great Atmosphere and setting. Staff were very friendly, but they failed to bring out the birthday candle on a cheesecake as agreed upon beforehand. I had to pull a staff aside to remind them. The food was nice but nothing phenomenal. Overall lovely experience but I was disappointed with the birthday cake.
  38. RS

    RichardS

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 July 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The top line rating that I would give Mama Yo is the great attitude of the staff. Food and ambience are great.
  39. LB

    LindaB

    Connacht

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 29 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a fabulous night with friends. Atmosphere was energetic staff was very helpful and efficient and friendly especially our server “Evan” thank you Food was delicious I’d recommend it
  40. MH

    MichaelH

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 July 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    Beautiful place, staff very good, service was great, but and the end of the day you go to a restaurant to eat,! We got ribs for one of the starters they were lukewarm, the main courses we got were like a Chinese take it was ok, But I feel the value for the food isn't there, its very expensive for what you get, we eat in a few Chinese restaurant in Dublin and I'm sorry to say we will not be back again.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

Mama Yo is rated 4.4 stars by 420 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Google Map for Mama Yo

76 Camden Street Lower Saint Kevin's, Dublin, County Dublin D02 X788

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area

    Camden Street

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Fri–Sun 13:00–16:30 Dinner Daily 17:00–22:00

  • Cuisines

    Chinese, Contemporary Asian, Asian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Public Transit

    Camden Street Stop

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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