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“Authentic and delicious!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Mama Alma's Kitchen - CLOSED

Mama Alma's Kitchen
Cuisines: Mexican, South American, Central American
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating
Description: You can find it on Urban Spoon
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Authentic and delicious!”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

What a great local place! It truly is a one-of-a-kind locally owned and operated venue with great food and service. it's a place you can take your family for a relaxing meal or just a beer and snacks with friends. Alma, Horation, and their children and "extended family" will make you feel welcome and they WILL feed you well! Enjoy!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Lin H
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English first
Florence, Mississippi, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“You've come home to Family.”
Reviewed February 16, 2014

We made our first visit from Jackson after reading Robert St. John's (chef, restauranteer, and writer) endorsement in the Clarion-Ledger. He was not wrong. We were embraced with the culture, the warmth, and the delicious, satisfying made-to-order food. We now feel that Mama Alma and Horacio are family. When they learned that we are studying Spanish, they always remembered to converse with us in Spanish. Alma says, "I have put all my love and all my money into this place." I can't imagine that one would be disappointed.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Alice J
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Best Mexican Food Ever”
Reviewed February 12, 2014

Mama Alma's is simply the best Mexican Food experience to be found...anywhere. Service, food quality and general atmosphere of "we appreciate your business" eminates the moment you enter the restaurant. Don't be fooled by the exterior buildindg appearance or location. Alma and her husband (assisted by Family) make a visit an enjoyable event. Well worth the investment of your time, money and more. I strongly recommend this restaurant to anyone. Best across Hattiesburg/Petal to include locations outside the State.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Geoff H H
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Meridian, Mississippi
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great MEZICAN Food! ”
Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

Actually we just left Mama Alma's and I must say this is what Mexican food is REALLY about. A 'transfromed' gas station to my surprise has delivered BIG on Mexican flavors. The homemade tamales are what you would find in small towns around Mexico. They did not lack in any way whatsoever. Wonderful and outgoing service which makes your experience even better.

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1 Thank _Bekbay_
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Woodland Park, Colorado
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“We love the food.”
Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

This is not your cookie cutter Mexican place like La Fiesta. The food you get there is like being invited to family dinner on the biggest Mexican holiday. The previous review was such an obvious plug for the competitors that it's totally bogus.

I've added a couple of photos of the food. We eat there weekly and never have we had such authentic food (unless we were actually in Mexico). Give it a try. You won't be sorry!

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank HopeInUSA
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