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Mama's Oyster House

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608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
318-356-7874
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Lunch

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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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It's always a pleasure to visit mamas, I love the atmosphere and the folks are really nice. The food was really good too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
Micheal S
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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English first
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Fabulous food and atmosphere. The Blues Room is a must on the weekends with great bands. It is a small room, crowded with tables but a bit of dance floor seems to always open up. One of my fav places to go. It is on historic Front Street which the perfect location. We eat here every time we are in... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It's always a pleasure to visit mamas, I love the atmosphere and the folks are really nice. The food was really good too.

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Pearl River, Louisiana
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I was in town overnight on business and have been hearing goos reviews about this place. It is located right in the old town which is a beautiful area. I sat at the bar. I arrived around 6 pm and they weren't very busy. I was waited on quickly. I wanted a glass of Pint Noir and they didn't have... More 

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SCARBOROUGH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Went here for dinner as recommended by the hotel staff. We had the poboys with the fried crawfish tails as an app good "mudbugs". Wife had a bloody mary which she said was one of the best and I had a local brew. Place is located right downtown in the historic district.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

If you pass by Natchitoches you must go to the historic downtown and pass through. It is an amazing quaint historic and beautiful place. The front street area is only a few blocks long and Mama's sits right in the middle. It's a bar atmopshere but has great home cooking canjun style foods and lots of cold beers to choose... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Had the blackened catfish creole and that was amazingly good, and plenty of fish too - but the appetizer crab and crawfish dip with home made chips was just out of this world !! Also have two beers. I expected the total cost to be about 50% higher than it was - wow - amazing seafood and great value too!... More 

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Minden, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My wife and I were staying in the Church Street Inn, so we went in the back entrance in the hotel parking lot to order some to go deserts. The waitress who took our order was very nice, but another waitress was not very nice when needing to get by where we were standing. The deserts were okay. We liked... More 

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Palestine, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a great location downtown, cobblestone streets and on the river. Nice bar and we were not disappointed with our lunch. I had the appetizer fried alligator, a side of cajun mashed potatoes & all of it was good. My daughter got the blackened chicken breast w steamed broccoli and the hubby got a ribeye w they same. We... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We were a group of 8 and the service was good. The food was over-spiced - to where you couldn't taste the fish. The best choice was the fried seafood platter and the boiled shrimp appetizer. Avoid anything with a sauce.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food was awesome, my mother and I had Combo seafood plate, coleslaw, the most unique french fries were really good, beer batter hushpuppies, fried catfish and oysters we outstanding. My husband had the unique french fries, beer hushpuppies, fried catfish with shrimp sauce, he said it was phenomenal! We all took food home, and the price for amount of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
  • Phone Number: 318-356-7874

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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