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Mama's Oyster House

608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
+1 318-356-7874
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (65 reviews)
“fried catfish” (17 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Good food, good service, good drinks, nice bar atmosphere, not loud. Close to B & Bs, we walked. Try the fried crawfish!

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We are locals, so we eat here often, They have a great menu and at good prices; We like to go there on Saturday evenings to listen to the band, usually have one each Saturday starting at 8.

Thank Map1999
Reviewed 26 August 2017

When you visit this beautiful, sleepy, little northern Louisiana city, you get caught up in the southern charm (what New Orleans must have looked liked in the mid 1800s), you just don't think of great food. Boy am I wrong; met a good friend for...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went to Mama's for Tuesday supper and they were definitely not on their "A" game. Placed an order for a drink and appetizer. Waitress brought a glass of water and we gave her our supper order. After 20 minutes or so, I turned my...More

Thank Catwoman_LA
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Huge range of all things Cajun, and we found out this place is also a locals favourite which was a good sign. Good sized meals - not too large, great service by the young staff and a nice casual atmosphere. Would definitely eat here again....More

Thank Armstrongclan
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Natchitoches. I loved this place. I asked for a drink that the bartender didn't know how to make but with a quick look on Google she had it to me in no time and it was perfect. I tried...More

Thank VLWalton
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The crab plate was excellent! Softshell crab cooked to perfection! Staff was friendly. Parking is limited. Good variety of items on the menu.

Thank Donna W
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

WORST OYSTERS EVER! They were mushy without any hint of any actual oyster flavor. Waitress spoke with manager who offered to give us an additional sides but couldn't even be bothered to address our complaint in person. We both left 5 of the 6 on...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I had the house salad and spinach dip with fried pasta. It was all very good! Our waitress was so nice and helpful!! 2 of my friends got oysters and said they weren't as good as they hoped they would be but they aren't in...More

Thank Amyandshaun
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Love this restaurant. One of the best oyster po boys I have had in a long time with really interesting thick curly fries. Portions are large and the prices are great.

Thank jcgtune
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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