Mama J's Kitchen

$$ • Soul Food, Southern

415 N 1st St, Richmond
(804) 225-7449


Take-Out/Delivery Options


Reviews for Mama J's Kitchen

Wife & I visiting area from Miami and was looking for something different to eat that wasn’t a chain restaurant. Mama J’s was rated very high in the area and we decided to try it. So if you’re looking for some great soul food. Then this is the place. We had fried chicken, collard greens, Mac & cheese, potato salad, catfish, yams & cabbage. We waited about an hour for a table but it was worth it. Wait is because of space due to social distancing. However, we did notice full review
Limited seating and limited staff but I still didn’t wait long. The restaurant was clean. The staff was very pleasant and acknowledged me as soon as I entered the restaurant. I ordered dessert to go. I had been looking for peach cobbler and saw Mama J’s had some. I waited maybe 5 min max. When I got home to enjoy it the flavor and cobbler filling was great but the crust wasn’t what I expected. It was thick and dry as opposed to a nice flakey crust I was looking for. full review
Nice southern home-style dining. Their POS system works well and on e you place an order, they can automatically text you to come pick it up once ready.Regarding the food, the catfish was fried perfectly. The fish was just a tad dry, but still excellent. I wish they had an option for seasoning it with some kind of powdered spice. The included tartar sauce which I'm not normally keen of was surprising pretty good. It tasted home made. The fried chicken was a bit salty, and full review

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Monday 11AM - 8PM
Tuesday 11AM - 8PM
Wednesday 11AM - 8PM
Thursday 11AM - 8PM
Friday 11AM - 9PM
Saturday 11AM - 9PM
Sunday 11AM - 8PM

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