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Mama's Oyster House

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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
+1 318-356-7874
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Friendswood, Texas
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The food was great and our waitress went above and beyond for us. Most Friday & Saturday nights they have live Blues/Rock music.

Thank mamaWarren
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Staff was friendly, food was good for a Tavern. Maybe better for lunch than dinner or great for watching a game.

Thank Nanette P
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here tonight while on vacation and the service was horrible. We waited about 20 mins for the waitress to take our order. We should have left at that point. My husband and I both ordered the crawfish festival and the crawfish had so much breading on it that you couldn't even taste the crawfish. I couldn't eat the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The fried catfish was ok but you can't really screw that up. We decided to end our night with bread pudding. I am not sure what happened but this bread pudding had too much nutmeg. So much it was not edible. I'm not a connoisseur of bread pudding but I do know when something is off.

Thank jtlatham
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal at Mama's, just a short walk from our B&B. We shall return, hopefully on a weekend to enjoy the live music.

Thank Sharon G
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a quaint little river front restaurant, serving some delicious oysters as well as the best bloody mary I have ever had. The atmosphere is upbeat and there are TV's mounted everywhere for that avid sports guy in your life. Great Food, Great drinks, don't leave Natchitoches until you have eaten at Mama's.

Thank Jennifer W
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We went during the middle of the week! The eggnog was beyond delicious!!! Truly a "must"! Dinner was good. We wanted to stroll but it was really too cool and most of the stores were closed.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great restaurant on Front Street overlooking the Cane River. We had Fried and Blackened Alligator, Catfish, Po Boys, fried Shrimp and Oysters. They have a great selection of cold beers and a full bar. Our server was prompt and the food came out in an orderly fashion. Prices were fair and the portions large.

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

NASTY- NASTY -NASTY. Apparent that there was no pride or leadership in this establishment. Employees more focused on socializing instead of guest experience...Good luck.

Thank Gildaboo
New Braunfels
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85 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We started with a dozen raw oysters and hurricanes. The best way to start a meal and it just go better. Excellent food in a friendly atmosphere. Good value for money.

Thank TravelingBubba

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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?