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“Best home cooking” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mama J's Kitchen

Mama J's Kitchen
Ranked #5 of 1,594 Restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Manquin, Virginia, United States
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Best home cooking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

They have the best home cooked meals around. And, the desserts are out of this world. Everything about this establishment, from the owners to the servers, cooks, hostesses, menu, etc. is A#1. Love Mama J's!!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank JohnLucy
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Arlington, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Soul and Seafood that makes you comeback for More”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

You have to make this a must stop even if you are passing through, staying awhile or enroute to elsewhere....Mama J's is a down home finger licking, stomach satisfiying, taste buds quencher!!!

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank HCPanther
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Richmond, Virginia
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Southern Soul Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012

Great meal at Mama J's today. We had catfish, crab cakes, yams, mac and cheese and greens. Also, had to try the peach cobbler. All fantasicc and great service too. Small, clean and inviting place. Go, you won't be disappointed

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank hdf0617
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Boston
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“MmmMama J's !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2012 via mobile

Cozy, clean and inviting. The menu is classic delicious southern "soul" food: crispy fried catfish or chicken, crab cakes, greens, cornbread muffins and mouth-watering peach cobbler.
We visited based upon tripadvisor reviews and can attest to the five star ratings. We look forward to returning to try the chalkboard daily specials (& maybe a big slice of homemade cake!) and hope to once again have the kind, attentive service of Lance.

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1 Thank gardengirlrn
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Goochland, Virginia, United States
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492 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Fantastic food in downtown”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2012

Have been a few times and never disappointed. Catfish is awesome, meatloaf great. sides are equally as good. The desserts...well, i have never had better cobbler......Will return again soon.

  • Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Mark G
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