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Mama's Daughter's Diner

#80 of 2,964 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
West Dallas
American, Diner
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2014 Irving Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207-6610
+1 214-742-8646
06:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional old style American diner. Very quintessential. Loved it. The service was fast even though the place was packed.

Thank Alfred J
Deer Isle, Maine
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Looking for breakfast around lunch time and they serve breakfast here all day. Busy, but service was excellent, even with the 86 (?) year old waitress in the sparkly hat and red sunglasses. Friendly atmosphere and funky authentic atmosphere and decor. If I lived in Dallas this would become a hangout.

Thank studiozanzibar
Durango, CO
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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 

Thank Jeffrey P
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115 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 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 .

Thank INM30
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

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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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 

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.

Thank Shawn D
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9 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.

Thank Ken F
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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 

Thank brookesmom10
Carrollton, Texas
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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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.

Thank JodyTexan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
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?