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Mama Penn's-Real Southern Ckng

2802 N Main St, Anderson, SC 29621-2757
+1 864-226-1545
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (12 reviews)
“cornbread” (7 reviews)
“mac n cheese” (4 reviews)
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2802 N Main St, Anderson, SC 29621-2757
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Food is really good; but they tend to keep the dining room a little on the chilly side. Nice selection of breakfast combos. Breakfast is served until 11:00 AM. Really like their french toast. Good place to go for a meat and three lunch or...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Food was good but I received rice and gravy when I asked for mashed potatoes and gravy and my husband and I both asked for cornbread but got biscuits and corn bread. I know we speak very southern but we are in a Southern Restaurant....More

Thank Lindypl51
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I know a lot people are saying "GROSS" but if you like them but hate to cook them, this is the place. I almost always get this dish. Every now and then I will try something else and it's always good.

Thank liz s
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to get a meal you may be used to eating home! Mom had meatloaf with green beans and mac-n-cheese. She loved it! They offer a wide variety of choices of entrees and sides. My salad was perfect and the vegetable soup was delicious!...More

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 16 August 2017

My wife and I eat at Mama Penn's at least once a week. Cheaper than cooking at home. We usually choose from the meat and three menu which gives you a choice of several different meats and three veggies or 2 veggies and one dessert....More

Thank dcothran
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Meat and three done well. Clean, fresh, ample portions, fair price. The place to go in Anderson if this is your bill of fare.

Thank Ingo46
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had the meat and three on one visit. Had breakfast on 2nd visit. Breakfast was really good. Vegies for dinner were canned but well seasoned. Recommend for cheap dining.

Thank sandsmull1952
Reviewed 22 June 2017

While the place was clean and the staff was consistently very nice, the food was very disappointing. For a place that boast "real" cooking, I expect more than canned food just warmed up (corn, lima beans, and turnip greens). The sweet potato casserole was overcooked...More

Thank Angie T
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Convenient location (a block off Main Street/Clemson Blvd) and near intersection where Cvs and walgreens are. Wonderful food choices esp the mac n cheese and fried okra! Veggie plate is a healthy choice. Love that you can get a biscuit AND cornbread instead if just...More

Thank Sandra_Counts
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Great service and staff and the food is usually always good !! Don't drink the water, it still tastes off. They keep raising prices but the food quality seems to be the same. We will still keep going for now !

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23 April 2015|
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Response from Rita A | Reviewed this property |
No private room. However there is a room size area toward the back of the dining area that could house about 30 people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2802 N Main St, Anderson, SC 29621-2757
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Anderson
  • Phone Number: +1 864-226-1545
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