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Mama's Oyster House

608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
+1 318-356-7874
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (52 reviews)
“rib platter” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
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Reviewed yesterday

Oysters were very good! The Cosmo cocktails I had were also very good. The lump crab cakes were not lump crab cakes. The frog legs were very good. Lots of breading in the crab cakes and stuffed crabs

Thank Faye M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by the staff at our B&B and we enjoyed. Good food variety, great service and good daiquiris.

Thank lisahJ4533TM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always have to stop at Mama's for lunch while in town... and then again for late night hanging out!! Great place we absoulelty love it

Thank anderssheila
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of 12 enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Mama's. The waitstaff were polite, engaging, and accommodating. The food was tasty and the Blues Room was hopping! A friend had recommended the Peanut Butter dessert and it was a treat for those in our group...More

Thank K D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great service and you get a lot of food. Shrimp, and oysters were very good. Looks like a neat night time atmosphere.

Thank Nated2519
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We tried this restaurant as it was recommended to us. My husband also wanted to try their pie meal which is more like a pasty than a pie. We decided to share the clam pies starter. I was a bit concerned that they may be...More

Thank Vivacat12
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This restaurant/ bar was packed for the LSU game on a Saturday afternoon. Service was attentive. Food was ok, very fresh and decently seasoned, but any actual crab was hard to find on the crab platter.

Thank foodgirl13
Reviewed 13 September 2018

The food was amazing, especially the Oysters. We were treated so well. The staff went out of their way to accommodate us.

Thank RubaPat
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Love this place!!! Had sourdough bread cheese burger...YUM!!! love the bread and I suggest get the onion rings!!! Very friendly staff... sweet tea is delicious too... if they are busy go next door to Pappas... same company same delicious food... restaurant was clean and i...More

Thank Mychele22
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This wasn't a very good meal overall. Apparently the cooks don't taste the food because if so, they would have noticed that the rice in crawfish etouffee was crunchy and not cooked.

Thank Simone S
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, 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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