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Mama's Oyster House

) #6 of 56 Restaurants in Natchitoches €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
+1 318-356-7874
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (46 reviews)
“fries” (28 reviews)
“fried catfish” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WORST OYSTERS EVER! They were mushy without any hint of any actual oyster flavor. Waitress spoke with manager who offered to give us an additional sides but couldn't even be bothered to address our complaint in person. We both left 5 of the 6 on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the house salad and spinach dip with fried pasta. It was all very good! Our waitress was so nice and helpful!! 2 of my friends got oysters and said they weren't as good as they hoped they would be but they aren't in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this restaurant. One of the best oyster po boys I have had in a long time with really interesting thick curly fries. Portions are large and the prices are great.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy the Bloody Mary's at Mamas. The Oyster Rockafeller are the best. On Friday and Saturday night they have live bands in the Blues Room. Usually local talent but very enjoyable and fun.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very casual restaurant, and that's one one reason I really liked it. The food was great. I recommend the spinach/artichoke dip for an appetizer. But really everything looked appetizing. The restaurant specializes in Louisiana seafood and it's a rare place to get...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The "Fried Shrimp" is seasoned to perfection making this dish delicious and beautiful! My son had a dozen "Oysters" and loved them. I always visit Mama's Oyster House when in Natchitoches, and always get great seafood and great service.

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

In town visiting family. I ordered the fried shrimp platter, the shrimp were heavily breaded and overcooked, the hush puppies were burned and rock hard, the only good thing on the platter was the French fries which were delicious. My daughter ordered the frogs legs...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Food was OK but expensive. Was not impressed with selection. Server took friends glasses to refill instead of filling at table. They were concerned if they got the right glass back.

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I was in town on business and the desk clerk at the Hampton recommend Mama's as the best food in town. It is downtown and has street parking. I sat at the bar and enjoyed the basketball game on TV. My server was friendly and...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere and service was excellent but i would stay away from the bbq shrimp...it wasn't deheaded or peeled....had good spice but no bbq flavor whatsoever....everything else was great

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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, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, 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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