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Mama's Fried Chicken

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508 E Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-6128
+1 337-948-9203
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Burnsville, North Carolina
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131 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I read the rating and review of this place and thought we would give it a try. Fist impression was that it was a cute dive. Dives are usually good, so we decided to stop and eat. The food makes up for the lack of atmosphere. We had the 2 piece chicken combo. I got onion rings, my dad mashed... More 

Thank Mootheart
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

There are certainly plenty of fried chicken outlets just about everywhere, but Mama's distinguishes itself by the quality of its food and the family/community atmosphere and staff. The chicken is consistently flavorful and moist, but not overly spicey, so you can add hot sauce or other spices, if you want, but aren't forced to "feel the burn" if that's not... More 

1 Thank jamminedward
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Nice little place. Shrimp is cooked to perfection. Chicken tenders were delicious and the dipping sauces were a great addition. Check it out. You won't be dissapointed.

Thank AmberDawn H
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We were super hungry and had no idea about the area or food. While putting gas at gas station we asked the attendant where to eat. She referred Mamas fried chicken. Since we only eat kosher seafood we had to picked. I tell you, wonderful experience, very delicious food and the pecan pie was a must try.

Thank Angie A
Opelousas, Louisiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great food, wonderful service. Large varied menu offering a lot of choices. The best fried chicken in Opelousas (and the whole area), as well as the best fried catfish meals. Spicy rice dressing, hand-made fried onion rings, gumbo. You must try this place out if you're in Opelousas.

Thank Francis J
Alvin, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We found this place by accident and was so amazed! The best fried chicken, liver, gizzards, and biscuits!! I am ready to just make a 4 hr trip to just go eat there. The home made lemonade is a must!

Thank ljcog
Ville Platte, Louisiana
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I always get chicken salad spread in the pint size to make sandwiches for the family. The seasoned fries are great- but I always get extra seasoning b/c its the best! when I did eat fried foods this was my favorite spot- the chicken is so delicious and you get a ton of large shrimp in the fried shrimp basket.

Thank Audreylee83
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

No kidding. The fried chicken has an awesome flavor and the burgers are really good too!! When in the area if you have time I would try it out.

Thank olemiss38
Baton Rouge, LA
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Though the fried chicken is probably wonderful, the only thing I have eaten here is the Fried Shrimp Po-boy (fully dressed), and I can't imagine trying anything else because it's so good. Big juicy shrimp. Spicy and flavorful.

Thank James A
San Antonio, Texas
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203 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I had a shrimp dinner basket which comes with one side. I had fried pickles. I added an order of onion rings and an order of fried okra. I also ordered a biscuit (the basket comes with a dinner roll) and a lemonade. The fried shrimp was the best I've ever had! It was tender, flavorful, and no shell or... More 

Thank David T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 E Landry St, Opelousas, LA 70570-6128
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Opelousas
  • Phone Number: +1 337-948-9203

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?