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Fat Mama's Tamales- MOVED

500 S Canal St, Natchez, MS 39120-3482
+1 601-442-4548
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“chili” (40 reviews)
“tamales” (224 reviews)
“pie” (47 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
500 S Canal St, Natchez, MS 39120-3482
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had visited Fat Mama’s several years ago and did not care for it. I had found it flavorless. My husband and I went on a weekend getaway and decided to give it a try since he had never been there. I had the taco...More

Thank Melissa12177
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This is a laid back, very casual place. Order at the counter and they’ll bring your food out in about 2 minutes. Great margaritas, and the roast beef po-boy was excellent. The tamales were average but not bad. Overall a fun place to hang out.

Thank kevinwcheryl
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

My mom & I visited one evening as we were intrigued by hot tamales being "a thing" in MS. We're from Texas so we're very familiar w/ the mexican variety of tamales. The restaurant was very clean w/ festive decor. We decided on a small...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Hubby loves tamales so we stopped here to eat while in town. Very nice staff Fast service. Delicious food. Would go back.

Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This is a tamale house with extras. It is best enjoyed with friends. The tamales are great but I always get the gringos pie. With a beer it's about $10. Not into tamales, they have poboys.

Thank Norman D
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We had tamales, chips and salsa and the Cuban sandwich! Everything was really good. I also had a Natchez beer on tap. It was really good!

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I eat lunch here a few times a month. She only has an hour lunch and since we both work downtown it is close. We almost always get their Natchez nachos (add chicken, add chili). We also get fountain drinks. Our meal...More

Thank Carl P
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Fat Mama's for lunch while visiting our daughter's fiance'. This establishment had great food with lots of atmosphere.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Just about every chance I get when the American Queen pulls into port I try and walk up to Fat Mammas and get one of those delicious gringo pies and a slice of Mexican cornbread can't beat it for the favor and price will always...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for an afternoon snack. This is a neat place. A large variety of menu options. They are famous for their tamales and margaritas. They offer outside seating on a patio or inside. The service is quick. Food was good. Not too crazy about...More

Thank Donald G
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Restaurant Details

Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 S Canal St, Natchez, MS 39120-3482
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Natchez
  • Phone Number: +1 601-442-4548
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