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Mama's Oyster House

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
+1 318-356-7874
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Sat at the bar as they were pretty busy. They were out of several entrees we chose, but the Cane River Catfish was great! Service was on point & the drinks were STRONG! Great atmosphere.

Thank Carol M
Westlake, Louisiana
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had an oyster and a shrimp po-boy, side winder fries and drinks. All were very good. New type of fries for us. They were also super good.

Thank Dee-Ken-C
Sherwood, Arkansas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

After waiting for over an hour for a table at Margileaux's (#1 on TripAdvisor), we left and headed to Mama's. So glad we did! This place is definitely underrated. Good service, good portions, fun atmosphere. Seafood dip, pasta, catfish were all excellent.

Thank HeatherJ228
Longview, Texas
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The seafood at Mama's is always good. We went late in the afternoon of Christmas eve. Even though they were getting ready to shut down, they served us. We got excellent service and food was great.

Thank rshields40
Tallahassee, Florida
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great atmosphere and service! The shrimp I had twice very conststent ! Went on day after christmas super busy but well staffed!!

Thank jackslack4
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great. Food and. Fun atmosphere!!! Would definitely recommend to anyone. We had the Shrimp fettuccine and it was good

Thank margiev777
Marrero, Louisiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Very busy place and long wait time. The nice thing about the long wait time was that they asked for your cell phone number and told us it was ok to go walk around town and shop and that they wold call us when our table was ready - which they did, a very nice feature. The appetizer was chips... More 

Thank lthibo561
Oakdale, Louisiana
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We went into the restaurant which only had a couple of customers. The sign said please wait to be seated, so we waited and waited and waited, looked at the menu while waiting, there was 3 girls in the back chatting away, so after 5 to 8 minutes of standing, we left. Service was horrible

1 Thank Jerry M
Sugar Land, Texas
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155 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

It is very average at best. Menu has a lot of fried items on it. My wife's crawfish etouffe was warm and not hot. The fried shrimp were slightly over cooked. The hush puppies were over cooked.

Thank Jay O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Very casual and friendly restaurant. Great service. Take your cup with you as a souvenir. Catfish pasta was delicious with all the southern touches in it.

Thank MaRy D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?