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Mama's On Dauphin

220 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602-2718
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Ranked #31 of 569 restaurants in Mobile
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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83% Recommend
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English first
Mount Holly, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This was a great place to stop for lunch. Service was quick and the prices are fair. I had a chicken salad sandwich with fried okra and candied yams, all had a lot of flavor and were satisfying.

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Ocala, Florida, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I just ordered a fish Po' Boy, with some fried crawfish to add to the sandwhich-it was awesome. Fast and friendly service, clean restaraunt and really yummy! I was dying to eat a po' boy in Mobile and I was defintely not disappointed. Great fries and side salad, too.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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104 reviews 104 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Large portions of great southern cooking. We came for lunch on a Monday. The place was crowded and we now know why. We waited about 2 min for a table. Despite the crowds they had plenty of servers working as a team to get everyone fed. The only disappointing thing was the Fried Chicken special was sold out by the... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Love the food and the people. What a great place to eat. Great little place with some wonderful owners. Prices are right. Good home cookin.

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Brampton, Ontario
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108 reviews 108 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We were in Mobile and decided to try Mama's on Dauphin. It is a very busy restaurant, and seems very popular. Servings are large. I had ordered the Po'boy with shrimp and my husband ordered the steak with mashed potatoes. The steak was deep fried, but he enjoyed it. My shrimps were battered and deep fried as well. The reason... More

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Top Contributor
266 reviews 266 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Atmosphere is somewhere between a cafe and a country diner. The dishes are home cooked southern and the prices are real cheap (under $10). Great fun sides: my dinner was a chicken fried steak with mashed and gravy and I got a side of turnip greens (which were the best part of the meal) and a side of butterbeans. Their... More

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Artesia, New Mexico
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This is a homestyle place that serves comfort food. Had lunch and was very impressed. For the price paid the food can't be beat. This place was full and it wasn't lunch time yet which told me all I needed to know.

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Daphne, Alabama
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I stopped in here today because it was cold and sleeting and walking farther down Dauphin Street was not something I wanted to do. I was seated immediately and someone took my drink order as soon as I sat down. The daily specials (Friday) struck me as a little strange because most places have all seafood on Fridays; Mama's had... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I had the fried shrimp po boy sandwich with sides of mac and cheese and collard greens. The sandwich and collard greens were exceptional; the mac and cheese was tasty but a bit dry. Iced tea was tasty. I was there during lunch and the place was busy, even so I got my food reasonably promptly. The waitress was fun... More

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Pinole, CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

As we walked historic Mobile downtown, we found this wonderful restaurant that gave us a very happy experience. We had a terrific lunch complete with corn bread, gumbo, and iced tea. The service was very friendly, great food, wonderful ambience...we really liked the place! No strangers walked through these doors! If you are near Mobile, check out this destination restaurant.... More

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