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Big Mama's Country Cooking

580 Harmon Ave., Panama City, FL 32401
850 784-6009
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Ranked #29 of 264 restaurants in Panama City
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jun 30, 2014
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English first
Panama City, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

The food is always excellent! You definitely get a good size portion for a great price! I've not had any bad experiences at Big Mamas! Great value and a peaceful view while you enjoy breakfast or lunch.

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Lynn Haven, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

If you are looking for homemade comfort food, this is your place. It overlooks a gorgeous bayou, too. Everyday there are different meals offered on the menu and each is cooked fresh that day. Plus, there are so many sides to choose from that my eyes always get bigger than my stomach. I want to try all of it. Sadly,... More

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

This is a cute down home restaurant that over looks a marsh for that Louisana feel. The menu is custom for each day but everything is home made by mama and delicious greens and the sweetest sweet tea I ever had. Highly recommend.

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PANAMA CITY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Good old southern cooking at it's finest. Daily specials are a meat/fish and 2 sides for $7.95 or 3 sides for $8.95. All homemade and very generous portions.

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Panama City, Florida
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11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

No longer on Harmon Ave. moved to Beach Drive on west edge of downtown. Good Homestyle breakfast and lunches. Overlooks Johnson Bayou.

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Mobile, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Try the smoked pork chops, one of the best I've tasted, waitress didn't check on our table as frequently as I hoped, the restaurant was packed for lunch.

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Jefferson City, MO
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147 reviews 147 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

Terrific country cooking and great prices. I you like Shrimp Creole you will enjoy it here. The steamed cabbage was wonderful, and so was the cornbread and Key Lime Pie. I recommend it. But don't go after 2 pm, they're closed.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

We ate here for breakfast twice during our stay at The Buccaneer Hotel across the street (their restaurant is not open for breakfast- it was great country cooking and reasonable prices. Get a table in the rear overlooking the bayou.

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San Antonio, Texas
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163 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Ate lunch at BIG MAMA'S with collegues from the local area. It was very busy, but the service was super fast! I had the fried chicken which was good. My peach cobbler was horrible! The lunch menu changes daily at BIG MAMA's. Here's the choices we had on a Wednesday: MEATS Fried Chicken Country Fried Steak and Gravy Chicken and... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

We visited Big Mama's for breakfast after reading glowing feedback on anther community-driven review website. Perhaps we should have lowered our expectations. We expected something truly awesome. Now, don't get me wrong, the food was very, very good. But I cannot say it was great. The biscuits were not very fluffy, although the gravy was loaded with sausage. A slice... More

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