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MOBILE
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Mama's is located in downtown Mobile, AL on Dauphin St. If you like old fashioned southern cooking, you'll love this place! Their hours are what they'll decide they'll be from day to day, but usually open until at least 2pm for lunch, sometimes longer. Large choice of fresh, home style vegetables, with daily specials, or order from the menu. Meat... More

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Mobile, AL
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234 reviews 234 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Unabashedly good country cooking. What we used to call a "meat and three", sometimes called a 'plate lunch'. Think fried chicken, meatloaf, country fried steak, mac & cheese you get the idea. The place is high energy, mostly because the folks (customers) are trying to get in and out for lunch hours. The wait staff does the best not to... More

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Pensacola, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The place is small but the food is wonderful. The vegetables and cornbread are like homemade. You can tell the food is great because they definitely have a lunch hour rush!! If you are looking for a true southern meal...this is your place!! Prices are great. Service is great.

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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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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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118 reviews 118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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
72 helpful votes 72 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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294 reviews 294 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 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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Additional Information about Mama's On Dauphin

Address: 220 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602-2718
Phone Number: 251-432-6262
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile

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