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408 Magnolia Rd., Madison, MS 39110
601-856-4407
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10:30 am - 8:00 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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  • 22
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 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
Eating at Mama Hamils is a Must

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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220 reviews 220 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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
68 helpful votes 68 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 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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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?