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Chef Wayne's Big Mamou

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53 Liberty Street, Springfield, MA 01103
+1 413-732-1011
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is great. It's a pretty small hole in the wall but the food is fantastic. Our favorite is the catfish. They also let you BYOB. We stop every time we're driving through Springfield.

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Thank Jackie F
Hampton, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for lunch today and had Chicken Jumbalaya, Crab cakes and Bread Pudding. Enjoyed it all! Don't come for the decor but enjoy the food!

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Thank Marc K
Wilbraham, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been a few times for lunch during the weekdays. I should try something else, but I always have the Jambalaya,,I'm sure the rest of the food is great also, I just like this and don't want to experiment.

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Thank daveasanders
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small place with great meals and a different menu. On some days you can get frog legs, alligator, and jumbalia that is really good. Corn bread comes with most dishes and good seafood.

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new england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chef Wayne and his staff outdo themselves in creating Cajun cuisine. Anything on the menu is authentic Cajun and is just about as good as eating in NOLA. The fried oysters melt in your mouth after a satisfying crunch of thin fried batter. Crawfish quesadilla is a standard order. My favorite entree is the chicken etoufee. It's a small space... More 

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Thank wanbee
Easthampton, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Big Mamou for 1st time on Thursday afternoon. Pretty crowded as we got the last table. Went with the blackened chicken which was excellent (very moist) Cheese bread with corn was a great appetizer. After reading some of the reviews I was concerned about customer service but it turned out that the waitress and rest of staff were... More 

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Thank dgouldd
Rocky Hill, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

lots of great stuff on the menu from fish, to pork, to chicken and beef so there is something for everyone. I asked the waitress what was best on the menu and she said order one of everything and she was right

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Thank S8074NNgiuseppem
Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

The food is fantastic. Great Cajun food for the price. The lunch orders are just out of this world. A must stop.

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Thank nickamberger
Holyoke, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Being from Louisiana, I love to hit this spot from time to time for some tastes from home. Chef Wayne put's his own twists on the recipes so they aren't exactly the same as what I grew up with, but close enough! We are in Massachusetts after all. The food is delicious! The place has great atmosphere and the staff... More 

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Thank Foody-JJ
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

I don't give a lot of fives. The Big Mamou isn't a "fine dining and impeccable service" five, it's a "the food will me awesome and there's no telling what else will happen" five. Spontaneous raucous Happy Birthday for a patron? Waitress shares a shot with diners? Oh yeah and the food is awesome. Seriously, are you in the car... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Liberty Street, Springfield, MA 01103
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 413-732-1011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?