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Mama's On Dauphin

220 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602-2718
251-432-6262
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Ranked #29 of 568 Restaurants in Mobile
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were looking for quick and not fast food type. So basically looking for a blue-plate home cooked type of cafe'. I think we found it. I had chicken & dumplings, fried okra & cornbread. It was good and the fried okra was crispy and not greasy. The dumplings were pretty good too. It looks like they have a few... More

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Mount Holly, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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
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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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105 reviews 105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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Philadelphia
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291 reviews 291 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 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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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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