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Chef Wayne's Big Mamou

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53 Liberty Street, Springfield, MA 01103
+1 413-732-1011
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Cajun-style cuisine... really good catfish and crab cakes... favorite dish is the chicken and waffles (which is seasonal unfortunately). And its BYOB :)

Thank candylocks
Springfield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great but seating sucks! Take out is the way to go, it's quick. The people who work their are very kind also.

Thank marisabelrosa
Springfield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for that somewhere with unique cuisine that's extraordinarily delicious, then this is the place. Great food, friendly staff that make you feel right at home, and the best food in the Pioneer Valley.

Thank nursbray
Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef Wayne knows what's what! The food is absolutely great, and don't take it from me - get there a minute too late, and you're standing in line with 20 people who know good food when they are served it. We waited Saturday night about 20 minutes, which is really nothing. Funny thing was, the weather wasn't all that good... More 

Thank LynnSzat
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for lunch but best for dinner. Limited seating so be prepared to wait on Friday and Saturday night. Bring your own bottle to have with Cajun dishes and if your lucky enough and not to busy, chef Wayne may even sit and talk with you. A must do

Thank Rich N
Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and I travelled to Springfield to catch a Louis C.K. concert last summer. We were looking for a place to eat near our hotel and happened upon Big Mamou - what a treat! We had an amazing meal at a reasonable price. We went rather early before our concert but the next night we walked by a bit later... More 

Thank Carri B
Evergreen, Colorado, United States
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125 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a recovering Texan, I have spent over 30 years traveling the bayous of coastal Louisiana, so I believe I know good cajun food, so outside of that region my expectations are understandably low. But, my business associate has eaten here and recommended it highly, plus it is the #2 rated restaurant in Springfield, so I tried it. Whoa, was... More 

Thank Kevin R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. It's a pretty small hole in the wall but the food is fantastic. Our favorite is the catfish. They also let you BYOB. We stop every time we're driving through Springfield.

Thank Jackie F
Hampton, New Hampshire
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Dropped in for lunch today and had Chicken Jumbalaya, Crab cakes and Bread Pudding. Enjoyed it all! Don't come for the decor but enjoy the food!

Thank Marc K
Wilbraham, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I've been a few times for lunch during the weekdays. I should try something else, but I always have the Jambalaya,,I'm sure the rest of the food is great also, I just like this and don't want to experiment.

Thank daveasanders

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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, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Liberty Street, Springfield, MA 01103
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 413-732-1011

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