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Mama's Oyster House

608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
+1 318-356-7874
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (48 reviews)
“fried catfish” (15 reviews)
“frog legs” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've been here once a year for the past 4 years. It has always been so good that we never look for another restaurant, but tonight my dinner looked like it had been thrown onto the plate, the oysters were sandy, the snapper was tough...More

Thank ML1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great. The fried catfish was cooked perfectly. Crispy outside, tender inside. The staff was friendly and efficient.

Thank Jeana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food for a good value. This restaurant serves a variety of meals such as crawfish etoufe' and blackened alligator. It is a good value for the price and is located on Front Street in the middle of historic Natchitioches, La.

Thank jameskH2341LK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have good food but it's really loud. The guys at the bar were so loud about the game that was on we could barely hear each other! Other than that the good was pretty good.

Thank TXEarp
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good service, good drinks, nice bar atmosphere, not loud. Close to B & Bs, we walked. Try the fried crawfish!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are locals, so we eat here often, They have a great menu and at good prices; We like to go there on Saturday evenings to listen to the band, usually have one each Saturday starting at 8.

Thank Map1999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you visit this beautiful, sleepy, little northern Louisiana city, you get caught up in the southern charm (what New Orleans must have looked liked in the mid 1800s), you just don't think of great food. Boy am I wrong; met a good friend for...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Mama's for Tuesday supper and they were definitely not on their "A" game. Placed an order for a drink and appetizer. Waitress brought a glass of water and we gave her our supper order. After 20 minutes or so, I turned my...More

Thank Catwoman_LA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Huge range of all things Cajun, and we found out this place is also a locals favourite which was a good sign. Good sized meals - not too large, great service by the young staff and a nice casual atmosphere. Would definitely eat here again....More

Thank Armstrongclan
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Natchitoches. I loved this place. I asked for a drink that the bartender didn't know how to make but with a quick look on Google she had it to me in no time and it was perfect. I tried...More

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