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408 Magnolia Rd., Madison, MS 39110
601-856-4407
Today
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great buffet

Large variety of salads, entrees & desserts. Everything was very tasty. Got there at noon and difficult to find a parking place or a place to sit down to eat. Very best fried chicken I have had in the Jackson area. Good place to eat like your mom cooked there.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Ken H
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rez, Mississippi, United States
via mobile
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rez, Mississippi, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Large variety of salads, entrees & desserts. Everything was very tasty. Got there at noon and difficult to find a parking place or a place to sit down to eat. Very best fried chicken I have had in the Jackson area. Good place to eat like your mom cooked there.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Although the chicken is good, the buffet is only fair. It is the epitome of southern "all you can eat" buffet and it is very full every time I have been so I am assuming others think it is great. Mac and cheese, mashed potatoes etc are staples on the buffet.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were told that this buffet was so good & popular that we added it to our list of to-do's for our trip. I must say that they did not disappoint us at all. This was worth the trip from our hotel in Pearl. Everything was so fresh & from the look of the large garden outside it'll stay that... More 

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Mama Hamils is a must if you're in the area. One of us has been here a number of times, and the other is now a convert. Cannot wait to go back. The food is so good, and there is a huge variety of salads, vegetables, meats, and desserts. Everything is homemade. The corn salad, cucumber salad, black eyed peas,... More 

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Tchula
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visit Mama Hamil's every opportunity that we have. If you love home cooking, this is the place for you. This is an all you can eat buffet style restaurant, and very reasonably priced. The restaurant is open every day of the week except Sunday, which is a testament to their priorities. I would recommend this restaurant to all who... More 

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Chapin, South Carolina
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97 reviews 97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

This is the real deal in BBQ. Our Jackson area trips require this stop. All the regular items plus gizzards and livers not overdone. Bring an appetite.

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Madison, Mississippi
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

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

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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249 reviews 249 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 408 Magnolia Rd., Madison, MS 39110
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 601-856-4407

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?