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“Outstanding Catfish!”
Review of Mama J's Kitchen

Mama J's Kitchen
Ranked #5 of 1,623 Restaurants in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 22 August 2014

This cute little restaurant has great charm. It has old world Richmond appeal while being clean modern and has a full bar! Everyone was very friendly and nice. Sat at the bar for lunch and ordered the specialty of catfish with seafood salad a corn muffin and homemade tartar sauce. The catfish was fried perfectly with nice breading breading and the corn muffin was sweet and delicious, one of the best ones I have ever had! My sister had the candied yams that could have easily been a dessert it was so good. The homemade tartar sauce was so good I could have licked it clean. Yummy! Overall I would recommend this gem of a restaurant.

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Thank Pam G
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

I had the deep fried shrimp starter and then the fried chicken with mac n cheese entree (deep fried overload!) the food was amazing and the portion size was large. I had peach cobbler to go, and my criticism of this would be the inclusion of cinnamon- i really dont like this spice and i found it a bit over bearing in the dessert.

But the chicken and prawns were amazing!

Thank JaneMUK
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

Great food, excellent prices, very friendly staff. They are always busy so you may have to wait to be seated but overall experience and food are well worth the wait.

Thank K.T. J
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Loved this place. Great food and staff. It was a bit hard to find but worth the wait. We will be eating here more often.

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Thank Bob W
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Everything is great about this restaurant from the friendly staff to the good ol' home cooking. Prices are very reasonable and this place is popular. Get there early or be prepared to wait for a table. It''so worth it. Owned and operated by African American family and they make EVERYONE feel welcome. Absolutely loved the stafff and food.

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Thank MisterTravel1000
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