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Chef Wayne's Big Mamou

53 Liberty St, Springfield, MA 01103-1011
+1 413-732-1011
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (64 reviews)
“cornbread” (31 reviews)
“fried oysters” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
53 Liberty St, Springfield, MA 01103-1011
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first of many to come, it is small so go early or expect a wait. Great variety on the menu, although not huge, only your fault if you can't find something to appease you. Went with a group of four at lunch, we all...More

Thank Zigski
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Met friends for lunch, sat for over 10 minutes with menus waiting to place our order. Waitress seemed busy so we waited patiently. The annoyance began when a new party arrived, were seated, given menus, and their order taken within minutes. We flagged the waitress...More

Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Came in on a weeknight for dinner. Place was pretty packed and there were just 2x 2 tops left. There were maybe 20 customers total in the whole restaurant and two waitresses. I stood by the door for a good while before the waitress led...More

1  Thank yuhoo7
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

No matter when I come here the food is amazing! The line is long but well worth it. It's BYOB and they have bottle openers. Enjoy!!!!

Thank Pia B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Food is outstanding. in a bit of a sketchy neighborhood but we've never had a problem. a hole in the wall but excellent food, good service, and a fun, raucous atmosphere. You can BYO alcoholic beverages. Expect to wait in a line if you don't...More

1  Thank ChefAmandaBaby
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Great food awesome quick service. Lunch is best time to go good prices. In the evening may get crowded but goes fast when enjoying other patrons waiting. Cash only, byob and take out. Great atmosphere meet new people and have great food. Awesome experience!!

1  Thank herna413
Reviewed 27 April 2017

First time experience last night. It was awesome. There were so many tasty items on the menu that I could not decide. Finally, I settled on the blackened catfish jambalaya. It was delicious. Really too much food for me but I could not stop eating....More

1  Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Simple said, soul food! I had not had crawfish in several years and the Big Mamou special hit the spot.

1  Thank Bob G
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Love going here! Now they are building a casino down the road Easy to get to from I91. Basketball Hall Of Fame close. Edge of downtown area.

1  Thank randyn813
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The biggest problem is wanting to order everything on the menu. I always eat lunch here. The ingredients are always fresh and the daily specials are to die for.

2  Thank Gene P
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Cliff M
27 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Pat R | Reviewed this property |
I think that they do not take reservations. Just be prepared to wait a bit for a table. Also, it is a BYO for beer & wine. It's worth the wait...the food is delicious!
Joshua Jaimie P
30 May 2015|
Response from Pat R | Reviewed this property |
I looked on-line at their menus and didn't see that offering. They may rotate their menus and this would be served at other times during the year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Liberty St, Springfield, MA 01103-1011
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 413-732-1011
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