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Mama's Fried Chicken

508 E Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-6128
+1 337-948-9203
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried pickles” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (33 reviews)
“biscuits” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Fast food
508 E Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-6128
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Stop here a few times per year. Never disappoints! Try the rice dressing. Yummy! Great poboys. Fries oreos. Fresh squeezed lemonade.

Thank Wanda B
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Mama's has been the stop for chicken in Opelousas for years. Service is fast with a smile and the fried chicken and rice dressing speak for themselves. Also try one of the daily plate lunches. Meatball stew is a favorite. Prices are very reasonable. You...More

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Mama's is nothing fancy, but well worth trying. I would go back if we lived nearby. More of a drive-thru place, but some seating inside. You have to try it to enjoy it. We had the shrimp basket and chicken basket, each came with a...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Had two large bowls of the chicken and sausage gumbo - absolutely incredible ! The cook is to be commended in the highest way !!

Thank tndmoore
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

The good was very good. My husband and I believe that was the best onion rings we'd ever had. The biscuits are Delicious and huge! We shared a chicken dinner and ordered an extra biscuit because we didn't know how huge they were. I was...More

Thank Jo Beth D
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Get a biscuit!!!! The chicken is always hot and fresh but the biscuit...all you need is the biscuit. Eat half now, half later or eat the whole thing but you gotta get a biscuit - oh, and a 2 piece dark and an extra biscuit!!!

1  Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Food was good but not great. No gravy with the chicken livers and no cocktail sauce with the shrimp but both were very tasty.

Thank dcoleman547
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

My go to spot when in Opelousas. Got to try the rice dressing. Taste like my grandmother made it. Unlike some chichen places, there chichen are huge and have weight to them. And there blend of seasoning is soooo good. Always my go to spot.

Thank PoolBandit69
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Love their freshly-squeezed lemonade, hot corn nuggets, catfish basket, and chicken the best. However their drive-thru is very slow. Needs improving.

Thank mfboutte
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Now I have been living in Louisiana for 50 years and have traveled from one end of the state to the other. Lived in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Shreveport. There are many fine poboy places in Louisiana but Mama's is hands down the best!...More

Thank Ike H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 E Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-6128
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Opelousas
  • Phone Number: +1 337-948-9203
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