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Mama Hamils

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408 Magnolia St, Madison, MS 39110-8733
+1 601-856-4407
10:30 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 10:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is just like being at Mama's. The food is Southern, home cooked and oh so delicious!!!!

Thank luziana64
Jackson, Mississippi
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mama Hamils has a great country ambiance and the food is even better. The food has been consistent over the years and there are always fresh vegetables. Just writting about it is making me hungry!!

Thank Raymond F
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I very seldom give five stars but this place is incredible. Lunch is $10 and includes dessert and beverage. You pay as you enter then grab a plastic three section plate and dig in. Salads are first...including a kale, edamame, dried cranberry salad. Veggies are next followed by meats and then breads and desserts. The selections are numerous and it's... More 

Thank HebbieDacker
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great we went doing lunch all you can eat buffet with a drink was only $10 I'll definitely be back when I'm in the area.

Thank Jackie W
Pearl, Mississippi
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Stopped by Mama Hamil's last Saturday while in Madison and it did not disappoint. I didn't even know they were open for lunch on Saturday, so that was a pleasant surprise. There were a lot of folks there, but the place is so big, that's not a problem. I had the meatloaf with lima beans and mac n cheese. The... More 

Thank mike j
Madison, Mississippi
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Okay, if you're looking for country cooking, this is the place! The food is simply delicious. Try the creamed corned, dumpling, and all the meats. I love the vegetables. It's important that you go at the right time. Friday's nights are extremely great to avoid the large lunch crowds. Did I mention that you need to try the desserts as... More 

Thank Rodericklrichardson
Paris, France
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Such an amazing place, comfort food soooo good. All you can eat, fill your plate and (if you want) you can refill it again and again. Dessert was Peach cobbler, Banana bread... yum!

Thank Sophie A
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185 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Mama Hamils has been around a long time. They know southern food and they know how to cook. The selection on the buffet is tremendous. The food has good seasonings and just taste plain good. Try a little of everything. Big selection of salads and entrees. There's no way you could go away hungry. The corn muffins and home made... More 

Thank LouisianaDeltagirl
Oxford, Mississippi
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The food was average, and the place was too darn busy. When we walked in a church group of 50 was allowed to go in front of our group of 12. The catfish was only good if you squeezed lemon on it. It had a fishy taste. It just wasn't worth my 15 bucks. $45 for a family of three.

Thank scgoodgame
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This place has been around a long time!the food is great and portions large! Lots of choices. It's like being in a Southern home at Christmas everyday!

Thank KK N

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 Magnolia St, Madison, MS 39110-8733
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 601-856-4407

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