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Big Mama's - CLOSED

68510 E Palm Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-1300
+1 760-324-8116
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible22%
21 Aug 2014
“Restaurant has closed”
29 May 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
68510 E Palm Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-1300
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

I really enjoyed Big Mama's and it's a real shame that it has closed. Whenever we had visitors, Big Mama's was one of the restaurants that we really enjoyed. Will really miss their hush puppies!

Thank Patty V
Reviewed 29 May 2014

The best and only soul food place in the desert is closed. Hopefully someone will step in and pick up where Dan left off.

3  Thank mjskre
Reviewed 14 December 2013

It looks plain and simple and then you taste Big Mamma's recipes. We had BBQ Baby Back Ribs and sweet potato fries. Big Mamma is actually in memory of Grandma and her Grandson is a delightful personality. We loved it and will return for more.

Thank fairwayfrank
Reviewed 24 September 2013

The food had no flavor. The staff was unfriendly and the service was lousy. The seating areas were dirty, as was the men's room. I would not return here or recommend it to anyone.

1  Thank Danny K
Reviewed 17 May 2013

I've lived in Palm Springs three years and have always wanted to stop here. I finally got my chance when I arrived early to see a movie at the adjacent IMAX theatre. The building is old and the atmosphere is horrible, but that's actually kind...More

Thank Hokiephile
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Stopped in after visiting the IMAX. The smoker outside was puffing away and ooooo it smelled so good! I was brought in by the wonderful aroma. Once inside, you can't help but think the place really needs a face lift, but for good BBQ, I...More

1  Thank ReneeG599
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Inside appearance is very bad. Ribs were tough. Chicken was good but didn't save the meal. I will not be going back.

1  Thank USAFCMsgt
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Excellent BBQ and great sides. They have a family meal with two kinds of ribs and two kinds of chicken and sides. This will easily feed four people and offers a selection of the best things on the menu. The atmosphere is so/so but the...More

1  Thank hank_WA
Reviewed 5 March 2013

BBQ is OK, not great, but the sides are the draw here. Okra, greens, black eyed peas, hush puppies, sweet potatoes, etc.

1  Thank rfp36
Reviewed 12 January 2013

We sought this restaurant out from a listing on our GPS and will not do that again. It was difficult to get to from the freeway, lacked parking and we were treated as if they were doing us a favor by serving us less than...More

1  Thank Pam M
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  • Address: 68510 E Palm Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-1300
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: +1 760-324-8116
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