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Mama's Oyster House

608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
+1 318-356-7874
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (65 reviews)
“fried catfish” (17 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
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1 - 10 of 287 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We recently visited Mama's in Nachitoches. I ordered blackened catfish, my wife ordered a chicken salad sandwich. We both had soup (excellent). We waited 45 minutes for the food to arrive. Soup came and then her sandwich. No catfish. The waitress made some excuse about...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the raw oysters - were ok, blackened cat fish - very good. The service was excellent, very friendly.

Thank mcharles0809
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mama's Oyster House was recommended to us by our hotel. It has a great location on the riverfront, lots of atmosphere, and an extensive, tempting menu for Cajun food fans. Unfortunately, the food, though priced reasonably, didn't match our expectations. The blackened alligator appetizer was...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today, September 27, 2017 I traveled to to Natchitoches and ventured out to explore. I visited a restaurant called Mama's Oyster House. Cory, the waitress, was very charming and mature far beyond her apparent youth. She knows customer service. I ordered an appetizer called pickle...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent the weekend in Natchitoches and decided to eat at Mama's Oyster House. Mama's was within walking distance of our hotel and located on Front Street next to a variety of shops. We started with an appetizer of Fried Alligator Tails....More

Thank Vic W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this gem on front street. The oysters are phenomal and oh those onion rings. The staff is great and its located right by the shops. Just the right size for a cozy lunch or dinner. We highly recommend Mama's.

Thank tellersdogs
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I've been here once a year for the past 4 years. It has always been so good that we never look for another restaurant, but tonight my dinner looked like it had been thrown onto the plate, the oysters were sandy, the snapper was tough...More

Thank ML1970
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The food was great. The fried catfish was cooked perfectly. Crispy outside, tender inside. The staff was friendly and efficient.

Thank Jeana M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Very good food for a good value. This restaurant serves a variety of meals such as crawfish etoufe' and blackened alligator. It is a good value for the price and is located on Front Street in the middle of historic Natchitioches, La.

Thank jameskH2341LK
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

They have good food but it's really loud. The guys at the bar were so loud about the game that was on we could barely hear each other! Other than that the good was pretty good.

Thank TXEarp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
  • Phone Number: +1 318-356-7874
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