Excellent soul food. They serve you very fast. The waiters are great. Very friendly, family atmosphere.
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The restaurant is squeezed in among other businesses and is relatively small. Food looks very delicious but when tasting it completely different. The food was bland and not very appealing. This was my first time ordering food from here so the rest of the items...More
One of the best soul food restaurants in the historic Jackson Ward neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia. The food is worth the wait! Please be mindful, the space is small, very small and they do not take reservations. The wait for a table for 2 was...More
I have visited this excellent restaurant on many occasions and I highly recommend a visit if you want to experience an outstanding meal. The menu and daily specials are generous in choice as well the portions that fill the plates. I suggest you get there...More
Moms and sons road trip 2018 took us to Richmond! Jeanie at Delta Hotel recommended Mama J's and we were thrilled with our visit! We arrived at 6:30 on a Tuesday evening and had a 20-minute wait. Our menu choices included the catfish, fried chicken,...More
Mama J’s was recommended by a local, & we were so appreciative! The server was sweet & helpful, the food was yummy & inexpensive. The place is small so there might be a wait but definitely worth it. We might go back tomorrow!
Great food, generous portions, and hot from the kitchen. The food did not sit around! The restaurant is in a quiet older neighborhood. We had no problem parking on the street. The seating is limited. We got there about 5:40pm and there were only a...More
Four of us recently went to Mama J's Kitchen and were surprised at how busy it was on a Wednesday afternoon (1PM). Every seat was filled the entire time we were there, which says a lot about the place. I had catfish and it was...More
if you love soul food give it a try. The Richmond area has multiple soul restaurants. This restaurant is really no different than the rest.
Every time I have eaten at Mama J's it has been with the same friend and we have been pleased. Tonight I ordered dinner using the Mama J's website which was very user friendly. My mouth was set to enjoy chicken and dumplings. When I...More