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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
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Terrell, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I had a cup of seafood gumbo and it was so good, full of shrimp and oysters. Then I had boiled shrimp salad with roumalade dressing and the shrimp were tender and the salad was fresh and tasty. I will definitely eat here again. My waitress Lorne was very good as I never had to ask for refills or wait... More 

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Thank Paul S
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This hole in the wall restaurant is one of the best places to grab a bite. If you love oysters and seafood in general you're going to love this place. It's a fun environment and right on the riverfront.

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Thank Lrushing82
Temple, Texas
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The service was the worst!!!! Our waitress was so not interested in serving us. The food was mediocre and the beer recommended was even worse.

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Thank Myra J
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Live music on the weekends. Do yourself a favor and order the appetizer Spinach and Artichoke dip. It comes with fried bowtie pasta the dip with. It's AMAZING!!!! They are also famous for their BBQ shrimp. I hear their oysters are good, but I couldn't verify that... not my thing.

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Thank Emily D
LONGVIEW
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We went there for an adult beverage...they were yummy! The atmosphere was like many other sports bars in various towns, but it was very casual and inviting. I did expect a larger beer selection, though. We had 4 different drinks among us and we are pleased with all of them. The drink prices weren't cheap, but the drink quality was... More 

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Thank KIMBERLY L
Reddick, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We had great service and a great meal. Our waitress was delightful and competent. True Louisiana cuisine and service. Highly recommend

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Thank MerriMK
irving, United States
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11 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The spinach artichoke dip with the fried ribbon pasta to dip with is to die for. Catfish sandwich tasty and huge------enough for two people.

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Thank Judith R
Missouri
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6 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My friends and I stopped in here because it was recommended by the locals and they were right...the food was delicious the service was great and everyone was so friendly...I got the shrimp po boy and it was great

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Thank mlady38
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Drinks were good, food average. I've been here twice, once for lunch and once for dinner. Catfish has absolutely no flavor so I wouldn't recommend. Oysters are huge, juicy and really good if you like oysters. Expected more from this place. Decent to people watch and to watch sports while you have a few beers.

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Thank Brandy D
Lafayette, Louisiana
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Not a very big menu, some things seemed a bit pricey, gumbo was better than average and not too bad for this area, service was pretty good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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?