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About Madre Santa

Madre Santa” is the latest project of a personal calling to protect the value of Mexican gastronomy while sharing it with our foreign friends. We were born and raised in a culture that orbits around ceremonial rituals and the value of tradition. Ironically, it is a very open culture that continuously welcomes external influences, embracing them as family. Love is at the core of Mexican food. No matter how technically perfect a dish could be, the best recipe is our mother’s or our grandmother’s. We celebrate our most important affections with intricate and sophisticated dishes, and the best “apapacho” (big cuddle) is meant to be eaten.

Mexicans have conquered thousands of hearts through their culinary arts –how many happy relationships might have found their salvation in the kitchen! Unfortunately, as tends to happen with all the most valuable gems in the world, there is always a black market arising, creating forgeries and bad imitations. Mexican cuisine, as noble as it is and as open as it has always been to foreign arms, has been seriously misunderstood. Its approachability has often been misinterpreted as a justification to profane its quality and complexity. We are just one of many projects around the world that dare to rescue the value of Mexican gastronomy, which is not about being chauvinistic nor pretentious. On the contrary, faithful to our national and cultural values, our cuisine should convey its graciousness and kind-heartedness without renouncing to its high-standards. Our hearts are open and informal but not ordinary. At “Madre Santa” we aim for nothing less. Our food nourishes your body but embraces your soul. Dishes full of colour, craftsmanship, love and the best remembrances of Mexico; ready to land on your table.

At Madre Santa we proudly serve our family’s traditional food with a special ingredient: our happiest Mexican memories.

Buen provecho…

Our Menu

Enjoy the selection of dishes we chose especially thinking of you


3 organic Nixtamalized soft yellow corn tortillas (12 cms ø ) or 2 soft flour tortilla’s (16 cms ø)

135 grms of the filling of your choice!

Note: 2 portions of Tacos is an average adult meal

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• NOPALES A LA MEXICANA  €8,00  De bronafbeelding bekijken
Dish prepared  with a combination of Nopales (cactus), tomato, onion and green chilli peppers.


• JAMAICA Ⓥ €8,00  De bronafbeelding bekijken
Delicious vegan dish made from the HIBISCUS flower in Salsa Macha, with onions and garlic, sided with Salsa Pasilla.


Cooked with a mix of red and green peppers, sided with lime slices and salsa.


Our home marinated Arrachera, the most tender beef meat, grilled with a mix of paprikas, sliced onions, sided with lime slices and salsa.



• AL PASTOR €8,00  

These pineapple and pork Tacos is the original fusion Food, a mix between Middle Eastern Shawarma and the Guajillo-rubbed  grillen pork as served by Mexican street vendors. The meat is marinated for 4 hours and served with chopped onions, coriander, pineapple and our special Salsa Taquera.

• AL PASTOR VEGGIE €8,00  De bronafbeelding bekijken

Mushrooms and onions in Achiote marined, topped with chopped onions, coriander, pineapple and Salsa Taquera.


• CARNITAS €8,00
Prepared as in the State of Michoacan, the pork is cooked in a copper pot for longer than 4 hours served with chopped coriander and onion + Salsa Pasilla.


Slow – Cooked pork marinated in citrus and Mexican Achiote, wrapped in banana leaf. This recipe from Merida (Yucatan) is topped with red onions and Habanero slices.


One of the most famous seafood dishes of the State of Veracruz on the Mexican Gulf, a mix of Cod fish with ingredients like green olives, capers, paprika and seasonings like sea salt pepper, parsley and oregano. Showing ancient Spanish influences with aside pickled Jalapeños as Mexican touch.


Recipe from the State of Campeche, shrimps marinated in Achiote and citrics mix, served with coriander leaves, red onion and Habanero peppers.


Our famous lamb meat topped with chopped onions, coriander and salsa.



2 flour or corn grilled tortillas
Filled with melted cheese, topped with sour cream.

-Natural (only cheese) €5,50  De bronafbeelding bekijken
-Homemade crumbled Chorizo (Pork) €6,50
-Champiñones “Al Guajillo” €6,50  De bronafbeelding bekijken


• CHAMPIÑONES AL GUAJILLO €6,25  De bronafbeelding bekijken
Mushrooms with garlic, onion, corn and rings of Guajillo pepper served with 2 corn or flour tortillas.


• GUACAMOLE CON TOTOPOS €7,00  De bronafbeelding bekijken
Fresh avocado, chopped onion, tomato, Chile Verde and coriander, served with daily fresh prepared Totopos (home made corn tortilla chips).


Fried flour tortillas (2 pc.), folded and filled with Tinga (pulled chicken in soft spicy tomato with chipotle sauce), served with lettuce, crema; crumbled white cheese and salsa.


2 crispy corn tortillas, filled with chicken, topped with lettuce, Crema, crumbled white cheese and Salsa Verde.


• BOTANA (2 PERSONS) €17,00 De bronafbeelding bekijken
Guacamole with Totopos + 2 Quesadillas (corn or flour tortillas) + Champiñones al Guajillo with 2 flour tortillas.



Totopos covered with your salsa choice , topped with crema and crumbled white cheese, sided with black beans.

Choice of Salsas:

Salsa Roja/ Salsa Verde / Salsa de Mole (light spicy chocolate sauce)

Choice of extra toppings:
+ €1,75 Pulled chicken
+ €1,75 Crumbled eggs (2)


• SOPES €15,50 (3)
Small fried thick corn tortillas with pinched edges, topped with refried black beans, lettuce, crumbled cheese and salsa.
Choice of filling;
– Nopales (cactus) De bronafbeelding bekijken
– Tinga (pulled chicken in light spicy tomato and Chipotle sauce)



• TLAYUDA €14,50
1 baked 23 cms ø corn tortilla.
The most known streetfood from the State of Oaxaca, prepared with lard  (asiento), black beans, melted cheese and crumble Chorizo, topped with tomato slices and Salsa Pasilla.

– Tasajo €3,50 (thin slices of beef marinated in citrus juice)

• Vegetarian option  De bronafbeelding bekijken
• Nopales (cactus) instead of Chorizo




(4 rolled corn tortillas filled with shredded poached chicken)

sided with black beans (frijoles).


Covered with Salsa Verde (tomatilllo), topped with crema and melted cheese.


Covered with tasty Salsa de Tomate, topped with crema and crumble white cheese.


Covered with our famous Salsa de Mole (spicy chocolate sauce), topped with chopped onions and crumble white cheese.



TORTAS € 8,75

Sandwiches/broodjes prepared with rustic bread (Bolillo) filled with your favorite option:

• Costeña (Bacalao):
Cod fish a la Veracruzana (olives, capers, roasted paprika and Jalapeños).

• Molletes:
Refried black beans,melted cheese, crumbled Chorizo and Pico de gallo.

• Panteonera:
Mayo, Carnitas (pulled pork), crumbled Chorizo, avocado, lettuce, sliced tomato and pickled Jalapeño.

• Al Pastor:
Pastor meat (pork), chopped onions, coriander, pineapple and salsa de Chile de Arbol.

• Chilanga:
Black beans, Chilaquiles Rojos, crema and crumbled white cheese.




Carlota de Limon

Cold lemon cream biscuit cake.


Baked vanilla custard dessert topped with caramel.

• Pastel de chocolate

Soft and moistured chocolate cake.

• Cheese cake

New York style chocolate cake covered with strawberry dressing.




• Mexican rice €3,50

• Black beans €3,50

• Pico de Gallo €1,75

• Salsa Piña-Habanero €0,75


• Jarritos €3,50

Mexican soda in 7 flavors

• Boing €2,75

Mexican juice drink in 4 flavors

• Aguas Frescas €2,50

Horchata y Jamaica

• Earth still and sparkling water €2,75

• Coca Cola €2,75

Regular or Zero





Margarita Lime or Fresa

Paloma (Tequila with grapefruit soda)

Charro Negro (Tequila with Coca Cola)

Piña Colada

Sangria €6,00

Chelada (Mexican beer, lime juice, Maggy and Salt) €5,50

Michelada (Mexican beer, lime juice, Maggy Clamato and Salt) €6,25



Corona (MX)           €4,00

Dos XX (MX).         €4,00

Bohemia (MX).      €4,00

San Miguel (ESP)  €4,00

Mahou (ESP).        €4.00

Radler (0%0.          €2,50

Heineken 0.0.        €2,50


  • Tinto €4,00
  • Blanco €4,00
  • Rosé €4,00


  • Café €2,75
  • €2,75


Ask your host for the pricelist

We are ready to fulfill your cravings!

Find us now in Thuisbezorgd, UberEATS and Deliveroo in Den Haag

or order directly (take away) at our Taquería!

Theresiastraat 139A
Den Haag

Contact Us

Madre Santa

Address: Theresiastraat 139A
Den Haag
KVK: 74728296
BTW Nr.: NL002446802B86
We happily serve you  from:
Wednesday to Sunday
4:00-10:00 PM (kitchen is open until 9:00 PM)
Eat Indoors will be available as of the 28th of July!!!
Book your table by phone.
As our inside section is very compact a table can be reserved for up to 2 hours max.

    On the press

    Ana Luisa García has dabbled in the traditional Mexican Cuisine since years ago, collaborating  in private catering projects for official Mexican festivities as well as the design, creation and operation of a Mexican restaurant in Amsterdam old south, which hosted relevant events such as  the press conference for the presentation of Coco (A Disney film based on the Mexican tradition of Dia de los muertos), the reception on the occasion of the 1st.  Anniversary of the flight Mexico City-Amsterdam operated by AeroMexico.

    Another  important collaboration was at the “Rollende keuken Food festival” where she could share with the visitors the ancient Mexican way of cooking traditional hand made corn tortillas.

    Througout the years, the written and online press, as well as television, have recorded  the authentic Mexican flavor of her creations.

    You can read in this selection of articles some of the reviews she received during that period as head chef.

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