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408 Magnolia Rd., Madison, MS 39110
601-856-4407
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Ranked #2 of 67 Restaurants in Madison
Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Madison, Mississippi
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Southern country buffet done right. Their fried thin catfish filet is as good as you can find anywhere. The waiters and staff are always nice/happy/helpful. Family atmosphere. Not somewhere you go if you want to have a quiet meal to yourselves. Go in expecting to see several people you know and prepared to visit with many. Small town Mississippi at... More 

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Madison, Mississippi, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Hamil's is always great. The best home cooking anywhere from the real mashed potatoes, to the fruit salad, ribs, fried chicken, catfish, bread pudding. What ever you select from the all you can eat buffet is always good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Great southern food like grandmother prepared. I've traveled the country eating and this is the best home cooked meal that I've found. I know that there is a lot of hard work in the kitchen and around this fine eating establishment. Thank you Mama Hammils for providing this awesome place to dine.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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185 reviews 185 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Good southern cooking. Mama Hamils catered our Christmas party and the food was delicious. Roast beef and turkey was excellent and all the vegetables were awesomely seasoned and tasty. I have always heard great things about this place and after eating their food, I will make a point to dine in soon!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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140 reviews 140 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

What is all the fuss about this place? Just an average buffet. Good variety. Decent fried chicken and meatloaf. Sides were not too good. Service was OK. No different than any other "country buffet".

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Madison, Mississippi
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our Lions Club has their meetings there twice a month in a private room lunchtime. There are so many people there for lunchtime in their main building -- it is always busy! The food is excellent! You can definitely find something you want to eat! There is something for everyone! Enjoy! All of it is very good -- & the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

If want to try Southern food, Mama Hamil's is the place to go. The meatloaf is excellent. The ribs are ok. The Front Porch in Hattiesburg has better ribs. The place is chaotic with all the people who come to enjoy the food. The best time is around 1100 for brunch.

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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I have been going to Mama Hamils for years.. I knew it when it was just a small place called Hamil's. The food is good southern style dishes.. Even the black eye peas is good. They lunch time hours daily during the week and evening hours on select days.. The place is packed from opening to close but they do... More 

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Clinton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

If you want a good down-home country meal at a reasonable price, go to Hamils. My husband and I found the wide selection of food to be seasoned and cooked just right (no al dente veggies). Several choices of meats were available, but our favorites were the barbeque ribs and fried catfish. Even with a Friday night crowd, seating and... More 

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Brandon, MS
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Wonderful southern cooking - true comfort food, buffet style. Don't expect to get low-calorie meals here, although there is a huge selection of vegetables. Wide variety of meats as well. The buffet is constantly restocked and maintained. Big lunch crowd.

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Additional Information about Mama Hamils

Address: 408 Magnolia Rd., Madison, MS 39110
Phone Number: 601-856-4407
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Madison
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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