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Big Momma's Fine Foods

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1118 S 2nd St, Monroe, LA 71202-2708
+1 318-388-5678
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Ruston, Louisiana
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for lunch on a weekday. It was moderately busy, but service was timely and staff friendly. The meats were just right and not over-cooked or dried out. Their strong suit is the side items, especially the collard greens and hot-water cornbread. Portions are large, providing leftovers to take home. This restaurant is definitely worth the trip from Ruston.

Thank bugdoc46
McKinney, Texas
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Service was slow and seemed a bit disorganized. Maybe I got that at a busy time. I tried the chicken since I read that the chicken was good. Needless to say, I've had much better chicken before. There really wasn't a large selection of food to choose from. I tried it. It was okay. If I never have it again,... More 

Thank Yral R
West Monroe, Louisiana
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

They only have BBQ chicken on Friday. I highly recommend a visit on that day. Well any day is good but especially Friday.

Thank Wh1289
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749 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

If you like good plate lunches, then Big Momma's Fine Foods is your place. I like the fried chicken and fried pork chops with rice and gravy, turnip greens, and green beans. They offer a lot of good selections each day. The price is good and a friendly environment.

Thank French S
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great food !!! Very friendly people!! We would not have stopped here if not on trip adviser . It's off the beaten path. Cornbread, black eyed peas , fried portchop, fried bread, lemon cake ALL VERY good!!

Thank Charlotte W
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I was stuck on Monroe on business and my friend who knows about my obession with fried foods told me to try this place. I was worried when I first saw place given the neighborhood was pretty run down. When I first walked the smell of heaven hit me. The food is made by family who love what they do.... More 

Thank Srikant R
Beijing, China
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Driving through Monroe on the way to help relatives in south Louisiana dealing with flood waters, and realizing that lunchtime had struck, a quick search of the internet turned up Big Momma's. As a bonus, it was an easy off and back again about 8 blocks from I-20. A fairly recent review on Yelp said the place was locked up... More 

Thank Skipper S
Garland, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Sooooooo good. Good for the tummy and good for the soul. Found it on a road trip through Trip Advisor. The good reviews got us to leave the highway to go 8 blocks to find the best food I've had north of Lafayette. We were there on a Monday which featured fried chicken, fried pork chops, and chicken fried steak,... More 

Thank Betsy M
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I was there on a Friday and tried the special of the day, fried chicken. The chicken was great. Fresh, steaming hot, not greasy. Other meat choices included BBQ ribs & catfish. Lots of choices for sides, all fresh, looked and tasted great. Portions were huge, prices very reasonable. (Don't expect a menu or anything exotic like that - just... More 

Thank Stephen F
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

My 13 year old daughter picked this restaurant out, and she picked out a winner. The food was excellent. Nothing fancy just plain ole good food. They had 3 or 4 meats and 5 or 6 vegetables to pick from. Good portions and good prices. I had the hot water cornbread with my meal. I could have eaten a half... More 

Thank Steven L

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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
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1118 S 2nd St, Monroe, LA 71202-2708
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 318-388-5678

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