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Chef Wayne's Big Mamou

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53 Liberty St, Springfield, MA 01103-1011
+1 413-732-1011
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jambalaya” (52 reviews)
“fried oysters” (17 reviews)
“cornbread” (32 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
53 Liberty St, Springfield, MA 01103-1011
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This humble eatery has big Cajun/Louisiana flavours and at a great price point too. There's a lot to choose from on the menu. I had the Chicken Etouffee and was not disappointed. Thank you Chef Wayne!

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and I’m so glad we did, the food brought back so many memories of New Orleans with great flavours and delicately balances cooking. Really impressed

Thank Justin V
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Wife and I were at an event at the Eastern States Expo and were looking for something different for lunch. Found Chef Wayne's on a Trip Advisor search and decided to go based on the reviews. GO! Simply Go! If you're a fan of Creole...More

Thank Howardru
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Only about 12 tables with no alcohol but y9u can bring your own for a $2/table fee. Food was very good but servings seemed small. Decor is basic made up of local newspaper write ups hang at different angles on the wall. The service was...More

Thank cleoder
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Delicious food, BYOB, reasonable prices. Might take a while to get a table - when I was leaving there was a line over all place - which is basically a good sign :)

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Chef Wayne's Big Mamou is not a restaurant rather, it's a destination and a unique experience in the most unexpected of locations. Springfield has had its ups an downs, and the bus station although convenient to many, is not exactly the epicenter for cuisines. If...More

Thank Scuba2012
Reviewed March 9, 2018

On our way to Amherst from Philadelphia we discovered this Cajun spot. The place is a joint but the food 5 Thumbs Up as it’s rating of 4.75. Bring your own wine sit back enjoy the jazz and any dish you choose. We had the...More

Thank marzm999
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Good ole Cajun food - Authentic .... delicious ... had the Jambalya with shrimp and sausage over rice ... loved it... the Menu is so good and so many great choices I have to come back for more...

Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Don't let the tiny place fool you! My kids weren't so sure about what they would eat but they loved the chicken p.o. boys. The gumbo is amazing!. I had the crab cakes and the hubby had the catfish poboy. It took us right back...More

Thank 250crystalp
Reviewed February 8, 2018

I love this place. I have been to New Orleans several times and the food here is just like there! Chef Wayne knows what he is doing. Try the crawfish quesadilla is a must try. BYOB

Thank wanderingnomad2018
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Cliff M
July 27, 2016|
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Response from Pat R | Reviewed this property |
I think that they do not take reservations. Just be prepared to wait a bit for a table. Also, it is a BYO for beer & wine. It's worth the wait...the food is delicious!
Joshua Jaimie P
May 29, 2015|
Response from Pat R | Reviewed this property |
I looked on-line at their menus and didn't see that offering. They may rotate their menus and this would be served at other times during the year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Liberty St, Springfield, MA 01103-1011
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 413-732-1011
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