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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%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (52 reviews)
“fried catfish” (18 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
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1 - 10 of 304 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I drove from Shreveport to Mama’s Restaurant. The food was cold and wasn’t seasoned at all. I was thoroughly disappointed in the food. The taste was so bland and didn’t taste like seafood at all.

Thank tigerpaws6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in for a drink and dessert. The frozen margarita was decent but plentiful. The dessert was good ok. I had Bread Pudding and it was decent but not anything special.

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having eaten here in the past we were excited about eating during a recent trip to Natchitoches. Apparently ownership has changed and the quality left with the previous owner. Our food came out and was so cold it seemed to come out of the refrigerator....More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We had a very enjoyable dinner. Our waitress was very helpful since it was our first visit. The red snapper was delicious. We also had the jumbo shrimp which we liked also. Great location. Walking distance from our bed and breakfast. Would definitely go again.

Thank 756rickc
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Friendly waitstaff, but no place to wait for a table except for the bar. Food was average and overpriced. We live on the Gulf Coast, and we know our Cajun seafood. This didn’t live up to our expectations.

Thank Rozalyn Franzen M
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Great location for the historic downtown area. Very friendly staff. Food was good, but not remarkable.

Thank TIM T
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

A must for us. Oysters on the half shell no questions asked. I thought they were awesome. My husband said a couple of his were gritty but mine were great. We also had a cup of crawfish ettouffe. Very busy but our wait time was...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Standing room only wait of 30 minuets to get seated. That and being #6 of 65 had us feeling pretty good about this place. To start with the actual menu has about 1/3 the items the menu on TripAdvisor shows. Asked if I could get...More

1  Thank mrfixit2963
Reviewed 22 December 2017

After looking at the Christmas lights with a friend visiting from Kentucky, we stopped on a weekday evening to eat at MaMa's. I had eaten at this restaurant on several occasions, but this visit was extremely disapointing. Our party of three sat at a table...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Service was excellent, food was quick! It is typical bar food, has a lot of selection. Lots to drink on the menu as well.

Thank Molly 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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