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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 good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“oysters” (53 reviews)
“rib platter” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
608 Front St, Natchitoches, LA 71457-4630
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1 - 10 of 311 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy eating here. They have great seafood, famous Natchitoches meat pies and more. Lower prices than some of the other restaurants there. Service is great too!

Thank jcgtune
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food is always great and LaCour Trio is FANTASTIC. The service is great, just wished they had a little more room.

Thank Don F
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Great Louisiana cuisine in a rustic tavern. I would especially recommend the seafood platter and gumbo!

Thank 739stephenmr
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

There weren’t many places open on Front St. Overpriced and slow service makes for a bad review. I wouldn’t suggest it.

Thank 16travel60
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We ducked off in here while shopping because we had been craving some grilled oysters. We should have kept walking... We tried two different grilled oysters. We should have just ordered them raw. Neither plate of oysters were cooked hardly at all and neither were...More

Thank bassadict69
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Our first stop in Natchitoches with fried crab fingers, cajun pasta and beer. The service was friendly and attentive. The food was wonderful. The place has a long bar and a variety of types of tables. Casual and fun.

Thank Ginny S
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I shared Crab platter. Stuffed crabs (2), crab cake and crab fingers are pre-made frozen and were over cooked. Soft shell crab was decent but fried too long. Hush puppies were also over cooked. Best part of meal was sidewinder potatoes, tartar sauce...More

Thank boopsterdiva
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I drove from Shreveport to Mama’s Restaurant. The food was cold and wasn’t seasoned at all. I was thoroughly disappointed in the food. The taste was so bland and didn’t taste like seafood at all.

Thank tigerpaws6
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We went in for a drink and dessert. The frozen margarita was decent but plentiful. The dessert was good ok. I had Bread Pudding and it was decent but not anything special.

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Having eaten here in the past we were excited about eating during a recent trip to Natchitoches. Apparently ownership has changed and the quality left with the previous owner. Our food came out and was so cold it seemed to come out of the refrigerator....More

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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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