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Mama Hamils

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

First time there. Friends and family always recommended but we never found the time. It was awesome! Loved the southern menu. Food was great and there was more than plenty. Wait staff was very attentive. This is our new best "go to" restaurant.

Michigan, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was decent however 20min to close they don't refresh a lot of the food so no bread pudding:-( eventhough the place is packed. Staff was courteous and polite. When my daughter had to use the bathroom discovered another problem. There is only two bathroom stalls for an all you can eat two floor buffet. There is also no safe... More 

Thank RMcClelland
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the best fresh vegetables and excellent ribs. The best is their chicken and dumplings which are to...for.

Thank James M
Madison, Mississippi
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

They serve the foods we southerners grew up eating...there is a wide variety of vegetables, meats salads and desserts....and they are all good!

Thank Full_Time_Loafer
Des Moines, Iowa
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210 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Best place that we ate all week. Very busy but clean, fresh and friendly. Great southern food, fried chicken, gizzard and livers, chicken and dumplings, salads, corn bread all kinds of desserts, ice cream bread pudding, all good. Lots of parking. Excellent place.

Thank David_MD2713VH
Madison, ms
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Home cooking like grandma used to cook! Banana pudding.... fried chicken....dressing....yams....and most everything else you might remember from back home!!!

Thank Richard T
Madison, MS
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This place is great with huge variety of southern cooking. Price is very reasonable and the only drawback is the wait to get in sometimes.

Thank boomer2s
madison, ms
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you are visiting our area, you should try Mama Hamils. It's just like coming to good southern Church luncheon where everyone brings their best dish and you eat at communal tables. If your from the south, you're bound to see some of your favorites on the buffet.

Thank gregstaci
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Went with some colleagues... I was apprehensive at first, then tried the food... Unbelievable! I think the best fried chicken and fried catfish I ever had. The chicken was second to none... Highly recommended!

Thank Peter L
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I went with a few of my employees while staying Jackson after finding their ad at our hotel we were staying in and I have never been more glad to have discovered this place! We decided to go on Thursday evening and it was so good that I came back with my husband and the next day! I have never... More 

Thank Andrea S

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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
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
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?