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Mama's Oyster House

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
+1 318-356-7874
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Ruston, Louisiana
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here with the entire family. Found the frog legs to be very good, the children enjoyed their catfish. Priced reasonably for the location and product. Service was good.

Thank JandS1992
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Was not impressed with food or service. Unsure if they even cook there other than a bank of microwaves.

Thank Ken M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Sat at the bar as they were pretty busy. They were out of several entrees we chose, but the Cane River Catfish was great! Service was on point & the drinks were STRONG! Great atmosphere.

Thank Carol M
Westlake, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We had an oyster and a shrimp po-boy, side winder fries and drinks. All were very good. New type of fries for us. They were also super good.

Thank Dee-Ken-C
Sherwood, Arkansas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

After waiting for over an hour for a table at Margileaux's (#1 on TripAdvisor), we left and headed to Mama's. So glad we did! This place is definitely underrated. Good service, good portions, fun atmosphere. Seafood dip, pasta, catfish were all excellent.

Thank HeatherJ228
Longview, Texas
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The seafood at Mama's is always good. We went late in the afternoon of Christmas eve. Even though they were getting ready to shut down, they served us. We got excellent service and food was great.

Thank rshields40

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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?