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Not your Mama's Cafe and Tavern
Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Livonia
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Love love everything I have ever ate here. Great menu with something for everyone. Will continue to make special trips to this great restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Janefontenot
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Was sat down and gave her our drink order. Waited 20 minutes and never got a drink or even a waitress to say hello. Four people were standing behind the register at the front of the restaurant and to busy taking to each other to even acknowledge me standing in front of the register to ask about service. Yup, walked out and never even got a hello.
Food may be good but, if you are going to treat your customers this way, sorry but we won’t be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mike M
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Stephanie E, Owner at Not your Mama's Cafe and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

We are so sorry to learn of this experience you had with us, Mike. This is not a typical occurrence for our restaurant, nor how we train our staff to serve our guests. Please rest assured that this will be addressed. We hope that you will consider joining us again in the future so that you can see this was not a true representation of Mama's Cafe & Tavern.

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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

The rolls are delicious!!! The Stack was wonderful, but the Catfish Sarah was better. Fresh coffee and deserts looked fabulous but we didn’t order dessert, because we didn’t have room for anything else. Other dishes we saw, po-boys, salads...all looked great.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kathya341
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

When I am in town I make it a point to eat here. I have always had great service and food. They have a nice selection of craft beers on tap and bottles. The food is great and have some nice specials. Thanks again for making our dinner a great one!

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

The food is good, and the prices are a bit on the expensive side. What makes this place a deal breaker is the unreasonable amount of time that one must wait for their food. I know that they say they make fresh from scratch, but 2-3 hour wait times to get one's order on a slow night is unacceptable. Busy nights are even longer. These long wait times are the norm for the 10+ times I have been Shanghaied by friends and family to go here over the years. If they could do something about the wait times this would be a top notch restaurant.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Stephanie E, Owner at Not your Mama's Cafe and Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Hello,
thank you for taking the time to review us and providing us with your feedback. I would like to apologize that you experienced a wait, as we do train our employees to be as timely as possible. We hope that you can give us another chance in the future so we can redeem ourselves in your eyes!

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