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Mama's Oyster House

608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
+1 318-356-7874
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“oysters” (52 reviews)
“fried catfish” (18 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Wanted to treat my friends to a good seafood dinner downtown; should have gone elsewhere. Although we were early and the place wasn't busy, we waited over half an hour for a crawfish pie appetizer. The pies were good, but were meat pies, not crawfish....More

Thank owllander57
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I love fried oysters and this place has them! Wonderful salads. Best place for seafood in Natchitoches.

Thank tauntetootie
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Love their food always seasoned very good. I don’t have a favorite...everything is really good here. Will eat here continuous.

Thank brenupsh
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Arrived in town in time for lunch. We found this local spot as we walked the main street. The place was not busy but it was active. Our server was friendly and made great recommendations. Definitely try the crawfish tails. The Gumbo was fantastic and...More

Thank RdTripper_USA
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff and musicians. Food not really up to par. When you are from NOLA there is always a high bar expected. Blackened chicken pasta was very tasteless. When fried oyster plate taste like chalk there is a problem. Spinach and artichoke dip very...More

Thank 977Linda312
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This place was ok. My son loved it. We shared a seafood plate. They forgot my crab claws. The waitress was nice and went and got hot crab claws. Was kind of pricey.

Thank Crystal J
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Went in for lunch. Should have left after oysters on the half shell came out. Most were only slightly larger than a raisin, and as chewey as a pencil ereaser. The fried oysters in the poboy might have been oyster pieces, but did have an...More

1  Thank randy p
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We recently visited Mama's in Nachitoches. I ordered blackened catfish, my wife ordered a chicken salad sandwich. We both had soup (excellent). We waited 45 minutes for the food to arrive. Soup came and then her sandwich. No catfish. The waitress made some excuse about...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Had the raw oysters - were ok, blackened cat fish - very good. The service was excellent, very friendly.

Thank mcharles0809
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Mama's Oyster House was recommended to us by our hotel. It has a great location on the riverfront, lots of atmosphere, and an extensive, tempting menu for Cajun food fans. Unfortunately, the food, though priced reasonably, didn't match our expectations. The blackened alligator appetizer was...More

Thank Tom K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
  • Phone Number: +1 318-356-7874
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