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Murphy's Family Restaurant

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204 W Oak St, Amite, LA 70422-2718
+1 985-747-8050
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Hammond, Louisiana
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've past by Murphy's Family Restaurant many times without stopping in so we decided to give it a try. Great decision! Murphy's offers a lunch buffet with some outstanding home cooking. Nothing fancy, just a good old, down home kind of place with great food and great prices.

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Thank papacandle
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We walked in, took one look at the buffet for lunch and turned around and walked back out. Now we will eat almost anything, but not from this buffet!

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Thank Jolauer241
Texas
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125 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Spacious place that accommodated our family. Loved the fried eggplant! Such a great selection of seafood...boiled or fried. Top it off with a bite of sweet peach cobbler. Beware if you are handicapped in any way...the bathroom has a big step up to get to it and the commode is very short. Please consider putting a high toilet in! We... More 

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Thank txfrmgrl
Gainesville, Florida
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235 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Murphy's is a family style restaurant with a buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a seafood buffet on Friday and Saturday nights. I don't know about the buffets but I will before we leave the area. The shrimp and fish Po'Boys are delicious and you'll have a tough time finishing one, they're huge.

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Thank rodneytherock
Amite, Louisiana
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I seldom go to Murphy's since there are far better restaurants in Amite. Lunch features a rather mediocre buffet with very limited choices. This place is, however, popular with local folks and is crowded at lunchtime. It appears to be a place for locals to meet rather than a place to get a good meal.

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Thank Mizzou_Engineer
Husser
1 review
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Their fried and baked chicken on the buffet is wonderful. I always eat way too much. Their fried zucchini is awesome. If you leave there hungry, it's your own fault.

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Thank myrajsharpe
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

basic eatery, good buffet with nice family setting, could use a bit of upgrade on menu though, clean with good service.

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Thank David C
Amite, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 June 2015

my family and I eat at murphys every weekend we go for the seafood buffet and its wonderful and if think about what boiled crawfish and shrimp and snow crabs would cost you if you bought them from a market and took them home to eat 19.00 isn't that bad and they have several other items like frog legs fried... More 

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1 Thank Sue B
Kentwood, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2014

You want Olive Garden atmosphere then go to Olive Garden; you want Outback or Red Lobster, then go to Outrback or Red Lobster. You want good, solid, tasty home cooked food then Murphy's is a good restaurant for it's location and the people it caters to. Murphy's is a small town cafe that primarily serves locals who want a plain... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012

This was my second visit to Murphy's Family Restaurant in Amite Louisiana; my first visit was a year ago and it was not a good experience. I had arrived near the end of the lunch hour of the buffet closing and there wasn't much food and what was left it was old and soggy! The appearance was dingy, dirty, nasty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 W Oak St, Amite, LA 70422-2718
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Amite
  • Phone Number: +1 985-747-8050

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