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Mama Hamils

408 Magnolia St, Madison, MS 39110-8733
+1 601-856-4407
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (36 reviews)
“ribs” (24 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 20:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
408 Magnolia St, Madison, MS 39110-8733
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want southern cooking, head on over to Mama Hamils. There's not a whole lot they didn't cook for you on their buffet! Quite the spread, and everything we ate was really good. Huge restaurant with really fast service (since it's buffet style). Greens,...More

Thank mississippimuse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love buffets and good southern home cooking; this is definitely the place for you! Lots of fresh vegetables and of course comfort foods like mac n cheese, chicken and dumplings! Let's not forget Southern fried chicken that melts in your mouth! Banana pudding,...More

Thank Brenda D
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We ate here per suggestion from family who lives in the area while we were visiting and it was super tasty. So much so that at the end of the week when we passed back through we ate there again. If your looking for a...More

Thank Emme24401
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The food here is INCREDIBLE. Southern cooking at its finest. If you go away hungry from here, its your own fault.

Thank MiltonMan007
Reviewed 29 January 2018

After you eat here, be ready to go take a nap!!! Home cooking at its finest!! Get there early because it is always packed

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 22 January 2018

First, If you're not hungry, don't go. Second, Save room for Dessert. The Homemade cinnamon rolls are to die for. But I jump ahead of myself. The corn salad is the finest anywhere, and I could just go and eat Turnip Greens and Hoe-Cakes all...More

Thank raymondw526
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Always consistent down home southern food. Great caterers too. 🥗🍤🥘🍪🌰🍰🥧🥠🍚🍝🍜🥟🍩🍗🍕🥗🍖🍔🥙🥩

Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Hamils is the best southern buffet style restaurant in the metro Jackson area. There is not a close second. Fried chicken, bbq, and Home style vegetables are among our favorites.

Thank IslandEric
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Great food and the crowd it produces is proof of the quality. Southern food in a huge venue for everyone.

Thank Ole_Butterbean
Reviewed 3 January 2018

When in Mississippi tasting Southern food is a must. Mama Hamils has everything you can imagine! The ribs fall off of the bone, fried chicken is crispy and all of the sides are tasty. The buffet is very good food for the price. The family...More

Thank Vicki G
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Questions & Answers
4 December 2015|
Response from farlow | Reviewed this property |
Since this is strictly a buffet I'm not sure how that would work. Best you call the restaurant with that question.
10 November 2015|
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Response from RMeChic | Reviewed this property |
Called Mama Hamils on November 12, 2015 and they do not have a senior discount. Their phone number is 601-856-4407.
10 October 2015|
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Response from luziana64 | Reviewed this property |
$10 with tax for adult lunch. $14 for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 Magnolia St, Madison, MS 39110-8733
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 601-856-4407
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