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Big Momma's Fine Foods

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1118 S 2nd St, Monroe, LA 71202-2708
+1 318-388-5678
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West Monroe, Louisiana
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

They only have BBQ chicken on Friday. I highly recommend a visit on that day. Well any day is good but especially Friday.

Thank Wh1289
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717 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

If you like good plate lunches, then Big Momma's Fine Foods is your place. I like the fried chicken and fried pork chops with rice and gravy, turnip greens, and green beans. They offer a lot of good selections each day. The price is good and a friendly environment.

Thank French S
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great food !!! Very friendly people!! We would not have stopped here if not on trip adviser . It's off the beaten path. Cornbread, black eyed peas , fried portchop, fried bread, lemon cake ALL VERY good!!

Thank Charlotte W
Level Contributor
37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I was stuck on Monroe on business and my friend who knows about my obession with fried foods told me to try this place. I was worried when I first saw place given the neighborhood was pretty run down. When I first walked the smell of heaven hit me. The food is made by family who love what they do.... More 

Thank Srikant R
Beijing, China
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Driving through Monroe on the way to help relatives in south Louisiana dealing with flood waters, and realizing that lunchtime had struck, a quick search of the internet turned up Big Momma's. As a bonus, it was an easy off and back again about 8 blocks from I-20. A fairly recent review on Yelp said the place was locked up... More 

Thank Skipper S
Garland, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Sooooooo good. Good for the tummy and good for the soul. Found it on a road trip through Trip Advisor. The good reviews got us to leave the highway to go 8 blocks to find the best food I've had north of Lafayette. We were there on a Monday which featured fried chicken, fried pork chops, and chicken fried steak,... More 

Thank Betsy M
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

I was there on a Friday and tried the special of the day, fried chicken. The chicken was great. Fresh, steaming hot, not greasy. Other meat choices included BBQ ribs & catfish. Lots of choices for sides, all fresh, looked and tasted great. Portions were huge, prices very reasonable. (Don't expect a menu or anything exotic like that - just... More 

Thank Stephen F
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

My 13 year old daughter picked this restaurant out, and she picked out a winner. The food was excellent. Nothing fancy just plain ole good food. They had 3 or 4 meats and 5 or 6 vegetables to pick from. Good portions and good prices. I had the hot water cornbread with my meal. I could have eaten a half... More 

Thank Steven L
Valley Mills, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

OMG! I've died and gone to Food Heaven. Home-cooked Soul Food ... fried catfish, homemade mac-n-cheese, coleslaw, and hot water cornbread plus just-out-of-the-oven Pound Cake! My husband's plate overflowed with BBQ Ribs, mac & cheese, corn on the cob, hot water cornbread and fresh spice cake. We left stuffed with big smiles on our faces. A definite "do over" for... More 

Thank rgbickerstaff
Mableton, Georgia
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252 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

While on my way to Tyler, Texas, I decided to stop in Monroe for some lunch. When I put food in the GPS, several options came up for BBQ. The name Big Mama's came and just on the name alone, I decided to give it a try. Instead of just being a BBQ joint, it was more of a soul... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1118 S 2nd St, Monroe, LA 71202-2708
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 318-388-5678

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?