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Mama's Oyster House

608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
+1 318-356-7874
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“oysters” (52 reviews)
“fried catfish” (18 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Used to visit this place regularly, first time back in 5 years. I bragged about it to my family and drove out of our way to visit. This review is out of character for me, but true. Poor service started the night, followed by over...More

1  Thank Hawg51
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant had a big reputation with friends for being wonderful, but it was a bit of a disappointment. Fried fishwas a little strange, heavily coated, cornmeal based. Fries were great! Salad with grilled chicken was mediocre-not great.

Thank Janis W
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

My husband and I stopped here for a late lunch while shopping downtown. We both ordered the Colossal seafood platter, and it came with a cup of gumbo. It was delicious. It had a great seafood taste that we like. The fried foods on the...More

Thank Chanda G
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The food is good and they have great entertainment in here on Saturdays. It's a quaint type place and definitely worth a visit.

Thank Snoopy C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Really great atmosphere. Good mix of old and new country music playing. Staff was great. Got the shrimp poboy and it had a generous amount of very tasty shrimp.

Thank Bella71486
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I just finished a 4100 mile trip fro AL to LA to TX coasts and northwest then back to LA to this oyster bar, and can say from a lifetime of gathering and eating raw oysters, these were some of the finest quality and the...More

Thank Kendall M
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were part of a group of approximately 50 people who made reservations and ordered in advance. The food was a little slow coming out of the kitchen but the orders were correct. We found the fried crawfish to be excellent.

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The food was great and our waitress went above and beyond for us. Most Friday & Saturday nights they have live Blues/Rock music.

Thank mamaWarren
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Staff was friendly, food was good for a Tavern. Maybe better for lunch than dinner or great for watching a game.

Thank Nanette P
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here tonight while on vacation and the service was horrible. We waited about 20 mins for the waitress to take our order. We should have left at that point. My husband and I both ordered the crawfish festival and the crawfish had so...More

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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
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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