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Sweet Mother's Kitchen

Laid-back, eclectic cafe serving po' boys, gumbo & other New Orleans eats, plus some Mexican dishes.

5 Courtenay Pl, Te Aro, Wellington
9:50am - 11:50am 11:50am - 2:20pm 4:40pm - 9:50pm
04 385 4444
Hush Puppies

Cornmeal, corn, and jalapenos. Served w Mississippi comeback sauce, and Louisiana cocktail sauce.

Gluten free
Hastie Hot Wings

Served w blue cheese dressing, and celery sticks.

Gluten free

Two corn tortillas filled with creamy mushrooms, pumpkins, and mild green chilies. Smothered in a lightly spiced tomato sauce and grilled cheese. Served w Mexican brown rice, and salad greens.

Gluten free
Black Bean Nachos

Grilled cheese, sour cream, served w salsa.

Gluten free
SMK’s Barbeque Prawns

New Orleans style in a rich Worcestershire spiked buttery sauce. Served w lemon, and Cajun buttered baguette toasts for dipping.

Beef & Bean Chili Nachos

Grilled cheese, sour cream, served w salsa.

Gluten free
The ‘Moose’

Mac and cheese. Comfort food w spiral pasta, gruyère, w a hint of truffle oil.

Mad Dog Ribs

Tender slow cooked beef short ribs, w bourbon mash & salad greens.

Gluten free

A traditional Louisiana dish. Dark roux base, andouille sausage, and chicken. Served w rice.


Prawns, andouille sausage, and rice in a creole tomato sauce.

Prawn Monica

Based on a favourite New Orleans jazz fest dish. Pasta and prawns in a cream sauce w ‘holy trinity’ (green capsicum, celery, and onion), creole spice, and parmesan.

Chicken in a Basket

Buttermilk soaked fried chicken breast pieces, served w curly fries, coleslaw, and Mississippi comeback sauce.

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