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Mama's Daughter's Diner

#83 of 2,957 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
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West Dallas
American, Diner
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2014 Irving Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207-6610
+1 214-742-8646
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Today
08:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Durango, CO
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157 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a "drive around" and passed through Forney. We saw Mama's Daughter's Cafe and went in. There is plenty of street parking outside. The restaurant is large and open inside. It is obvious from the people in the cafe that it is very popular with the locals, always a good sign is our book. The hostess greeted us... More 

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Thank Jeffrey P
KUWAIT
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100 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the atmosphere the theme makes you feel how a dinner usual be like , staff really friendly, food is good a lot of option there .

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Thank INM30
Houston
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in town for a conference and looked for places near my hotel. We headed in one direction and came upon this restaurant. The menu was full of great 'home cooking" items. We each had a chicken fried steak with cream gravy. It came with three sides. I had fried okra, baked squash and mashed potatoes with gravy and... More 

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Thank USE_TON_TX
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast and was a little late but had a really good lunch and it was filling up by 12... saw several plates go by that I would get on next trip, but the chicken fried steak was great and the sides were just right seasoned well and quick order to table.. the dessert was looking good but I... More 

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Thank M Brent T
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had chicken fried chicken with gravy, salad, mashed potatoes and peach halves. I loved every bite of it and it was delicious at a reasonable price.

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Thank Shawn D
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a place nearby to grab lunch, and the reviews didn't let me down. They have the best rolls and cornbread that I have had in a long time. Grabbed a bacon cheeseburger for lunch and I was all set! Highly recommend grabbing a bit here if you are in the area, it won't disappoint.

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Thank Ken F
Panhandle
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54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Ate there twice during my stay at the Anatole. Would go again. You need to be ready to meet new people. the place is crowded and they seat singles next to singles. Everything was great. Cornbread, rolls, gravy all great home cooking. they don't try to be fancy. There is nothing to figure out from the menu. it is what... More 

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Thank brookesmom10
Carrollton, Texas
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I went to eat lunch here and had been here before and it was always good. cornbread is still good. However could not eat much of the meatloaf and navy beans I ordered. Neither were tasty and actually tasted bad.

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Thank JodyTexan
Folsom, California
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

You won't be on your diet after eating here. Good chicken fried steak with gravy and black eyed peas and cornbread. Gained 3# but it was worth it. Friendly waiters with good old southern hospitality.

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Thank NJHBNH
Marshall, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for late breakfast, early lunch around 11 am on a Thursday morning. 3 kids, 2 adults. Suzie Q took great care of us. Large portions, great coffee, diner vibe. 💜💜💜

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Thank Emily E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2014 Irving Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207-6610
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > West Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: West Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-742-8646

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