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Mama Jean Restaurant

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210 Highway 90 E, Little River, SC 29566-7215
+1 843-249-5533
06:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 06:00 - 02:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:30
Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Little River, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great breakfast buffet, staff is friendly, quick service but breakfast buffet is not served late. Grits were awesome!

Thank mickldtc
Longs, South Carolina
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a buffet that's excellent. My husband gets it all the time and I get breakfast. I just wish they stayed open later than 2pm!

Thank dajuki
London, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our new breakfast place in NorthMyrtle Beach area. Great service, and the food lives up to their claim - just like yo mama's! Speedy service made it a great pre-golf stop. If you like biscuits and gravy, this is the place. Great corned beef hash, as well.

Thank Debbi L
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seating here after eating, been here many of time on golfing trips. Just had one if the best lunch buffets I ever had. Breakfast is great. You know it's good if the locals eat here. People are very friendly great food.

Thank Mark S
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Home Cooking Like Yo Mama's!" This is what their website says. This was not like my mama's cooking that is for sure. I was so disappointed. I think mostly I was upset with the woman who serves the meals behind the buffet table. The way they have it set up is that you can order the full buffet or you... More 

Thank FrancineDucker
YoMamas1994, Manager at Mama Jean Restaurant, responded to this review

I am very sorry you were not happy with your visit. Please email me at carrie@mamajeans.net so I can personally respond to your concerns. We strive to make every customer who walks through our door a Happy Customer and I am sorry we failed on your recent visit. More 

Statesville, North Carolina
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the breakfast buffet on the weekend and stopped in for breakfast Monday on our way home. Great food and service both times. You can tell it is a popular spot for locals.

Thank Lana S
Westport, Connecticut
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stopped in while on vacation. Eggs that taste like eggs! Fresh food, friendly folks and real "home style" Southern hospitality. If I lived in the area, I'd be a "regular".

Thank Brian M
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The breakfast buffet was most everything you could want for a morning meal. This is a local favorite with nice young ladies seeing that you feel welcome and served. I enjoyed the food and the atmosphere.

Thank Glen M
Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Went twice, once on a weekend and once on a weekday. The weekend offers a breakfast buffet with a multitude of choices for $8.95 or order off an extensive menu with something for everyone. Service was wonderful especially considering the place was packed, waitresses covered for each other and attention to our needs was always covered. There are lots of... More 

Thank Tom F
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is an unassuming place just far enough off the beach to be able to feel truly local, but convenient enough that it is easily accessible from North Myrtle Beach, and it is definitely worth checking out. The fried fish and the shrimp and grits are both good choices. The sides are a variety of home cooking staples and are... More 

Thank doobiepapa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Highway 90 E, Little River, SC 29566-7215
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Little River
  • Phone Number: +1 843-249-5533
Serving Home Cooking Like Yo Mama's for over 20 Years. Serves Breakfast and Lunch 7 Days a week. Breakfast Buffet available on Weekends and Breakfast is served from the menu until closing. Best Home Cooked Lunch on the Beach.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?