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“delicious fried chicken”

Mama's Fried Chicken
Ranked #1 of 64 Restaurants in Opelousas
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
Opelousas, Louisiana
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“delicious fried chicken”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

Delicious juicy, fried chicken! They also have good rice dressing. Great service. I usually drive through.

Visited August 2012
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English first
Houston, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
83 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Cat-Head Biscuit”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

This is the place of guilty pleasures and a nice respite from the usual fast food chicken joints. When you are in Opelousas and you want fried chicken...you head to Mama's. The chicken is perfectly fried, large and juicy pieces with a selection of all the usual sides including fried okra and fried pickles. The chicken is great but the star is the most moist, light and fluffy cat-head biscuit ever! No it's not made from cat heads...know what I mean cher? Friendly, and clean too. Man you gotta get some here!

  • Visited May 2013
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Opelousas, Louisiana
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Just plain ol' good!”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

Another reviewer said it very well: Great home cooked tasting food. My faves are the fried livers and also the shrimp. Staff are all very courteous. You may have to wait a few minutes for your food to be freshly cooked.

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Louisiana
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good, old-fashioned down-home fried chicken.”
Reviewed January 20, 2012

Not all friend chicken is created equal and Mama's is at the top of the list It is a fast food restaurant with mother's home cooking food.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
Level 6 Contributor
150 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“An improved Popeye'S”
Reviewed April 3, 2010

I was passing through and decided to try Mama's instead of your usual fast food joint. What an excellent choice. I ordered the three piece white meat plate with fries and my wife got the two piece with "rice dressing". The chicken reminded me of Popeye's as far as the breading,,, though it was more flavorful. Each meal came with a huge, light and flaky biscuit... goo enough that you didn't need to add butter or honey. The rice pudding was rice and ground beef... the only disappointing thing we saw there. This is definitely worth driving a few extra blocks off of I-49.

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