This place is amazing! The staff is so friendly, kind and they have an amazing energy throughout the entire staff. Everything is GF and they have GF Mac n cheese on tuesdays and I was pleasantly surprised to find out they had GF deep fried Oreos too when I visited! Only heads up are the limited hours. Amazing experience ❤️
WOW! Great food and so many gluten free options INCLUDING fried chicken!! Can I get an Amen?! Definitely going back in the future! Had their French toast and that was probably the best GF French toast I’ve ever had! As someone who has celiacs, I would definitely recommend to anyone who has an allergy. They take it seriously!
This is the best place I have ever been. My father was diagnosed with celiac in November of 2018 and he said he has never felt as full after eating a meal. He got the gluten free shrimp and grits and he said he feels like a fat man after eating it because it was soooooo good. I myself got the gluten free chicken and waffles but was weary when the chicken came out fried, after confirming that the chicken was gluten free I dug in and was not disappointed to say the least. That fried chicken was the crunchiest, greasiest, and best fried chicken I have had in my whole life gluten free or otherwise. Could not recommend more!!
YOU GUYS. Stop what you’re doing, drive 100 miles if you have to and visit Yo Mamas. 3/4 of our family is wheat allergic and we had the best breakfast of our lives, ha. Just to clarify, the place is not 100% GF but they are very careful and knowledgeable.
This place is AMAZING! My 8 year old has been GF for 2 years now. The only fried chicken/chicken strips he has loved. The waffles were amazing. They treated him like royalty with some cheese grits, some fries, some extra chicken. We are 2+ hours away, but we will be coming back for sure. Amazing staff, amazing GF food (you wouldn’t know it’s GF if you just had it). Definitely earned everyone of the five stars
Not very disabled friendly. I have severe back problems. I sat down while my family was in line. A server working there told me I could not sit that I had to wait in line, did not give me a chance to explain. She was very rude. I went outside to sit. When family got to the counter they were out of a lot of menu items. When ask what they had gluten free they said they don't guarantee anything gluten free.
Really disappointed that we didn't get to eat here. Searched for this place online before we left Florida and was a planned stop for lunch on our way to Huntsville. After reading all the reviews was looking forward to the visit and drove out of our way to get here. It was posted online that it was open. When we got there it was CLOSED! It wasn't even posted on the door when the plan was to open. After looking again online it was updated on Yelp as being closed until Jan 2nd. Boo...
If you’re not eating at Yo Mama’s right now, YOU’RE A FOOL!! Being Celiac it’s near impossible to find GF chicken and waffles anywhere. Amazing comfort food, great atmosphere and a warm welcome makes you feel right at home from the time you walk in the door until you make a happy plate and walk out utterly satisfied. Will definitely come back every time I’m in Birmingham. Would have taken a picture of my food, but I ate it too fast.
These reviews are no joke; this place is amazing! Never expected to have the best chicken and waffles of my life AFTER going GF! Been waiting to taste food like this again for over 6 years -- made me tear up a bit honestly. The service was also unbelievable; every single person was kind, patient, and helpful. Being able to take my kids somewhere they can choose anything on the menu, having it be delicious and served by awesome people -- priceless in my book.
My family order the chicken and waffles and shrimp plate, both were hard to believe they were gluten free. It was refreshing to see everything on the menu was gluten free or could be made that way. The staff was also knowledgeable about the importance of avoiding cross contamination.
Oh. My. Gosh. This was the first time I had ever had fried chicken since I was diagnosed with a severe case of Celiac in 2nd grade! Everything they fry is gluten free, because they realized they weren't actually Celiac friendly without doing it that way. I had the chicken and waffles and it was phenomenal! No reaction, other than sadness that I wouldn't be back anytime soon!
It was AMAZING! I had chicken and waffles. I was initially hesitant because it tasted that good! It did not taste gluten free. It was just delicious. The staff was educated about cross contamination. Very happy I went there and I will be back!
Shout out to Crystal 😊. We planned our whole trip around eating at Yo Mama's in Bham. It was way outta the way but always so worth it. The nicest people ever. Dawson and I both LOVE fried shrimp and we never have that option eating out anymore. Yo Mama's makes it happen for us. Thank you so much for another FABULOUS meal and wonderful service!! Until next time... ❤❤❤❤ Much love. Thank you for having so many GF options for me and my baby!!
I have never had gf chicken and waffles and I'm so glad I started with Yo Mama's!!! BEST BEST BEST! The waffle was perfect and the chicken was amazing and seasoned so well. I could have eaten SEVERAL servings!!!!!! If I'm Birmingham, definitely check this amazing place out. Wonderful friendly service and vibe too!
Gluten free french toast with house syrup was amazing. Can't remeber the last time I had fried chicken and theirs was fabulous! Also tried the shrimp and grits with smoked sauage which I would also be raving about if it hadn't been for the French toast. Never been to Birmingham before but definitely ready to come back anytime just for the french toast.
This is an absolutely wonderful place to visit. My sister and I visited on out of town trip. We came here based on the reviews of both TripAdvisor and find me gluten free, and I only did it not disappoint but exceeded our expectations! It was awesome! We had chicken and waffles and fried shrimp and grits and homemade french fries. My sister is gf and she ate everything and felt great all day! Owner's daughter visited every table able to make sure everything was perfect.
It is SO EXCITING to find a restaurant like this where you honestly can't even tell that the food is gluten free! The food was absolutely amazing! Tasted so good that we had to meet "Mama" ourselves and rave about how good our meals were. She was so sweet! Several of my family members have celiac disease and the fried chicken and shrimp were such a treat for them! Thanks Yo' Mama's! 😊
Recently, on the way home to New Orleans, stopped in a nice "GF oasis" in downtown Birmingham. Small, busy eatery specializing in GF chicken wings, waffles, shrimp / grits. Owner has a close friend with Celiac, and wanted to start a business that would help the GF community. They use GF bean flour to dredge the wings. A "must" stop if you're traveling through.
Awesome! Great food and service! We all love it! Best fried chicken I ever ate! Waffles were so good didn't taste gf at all! The syrup was crazy good, homemade by mama! You have to eat here! I told them I might take a trip just to eat here ! Super nice people.
This place is amazing. The service and knowledge of the staff was seriously impressive. My boyfriend had the fish plate and said he couldn't tell at all it was gluten free...now on to the waffle Crack. The waffle is amazing, the fried chicken was juicy and would make you cry it was so good...but seriously the syrup they give to you is waffle crack...it's heaven in a tiny cup. I will drive the 4 1/2 hours to eat here again...go here!!! Order the waffle with addicting syrup!
I am visiting from Pensacola, and I finally made it to Yo' Mama's. My friend and I came in today just around lunch rush. The restaurant was busy but not overwhelmingly so. Every employee was friendly and helpful, and they take allergens and cross-contamination seriously. I was even informed about their second Saturday events where they have gluten-free French toast, build-your-own omelets, etc. I want to come back for this! And the food...my gods, the food. The crust on the chicken made me seriously question the gluten-freeness, but it's legitimately GF. It's just that frigging good. I don't know what kind of sorcery they have going on in that kitchen but it's magical. I almost cried from the happiness! Go to Yo' Mama's. It's amazing food.
I cannot express enough how amazing the food was! I decided on the fish plate with grits and fries, my daughter chose the Bbq burger, both perfect! For dessert the fluffy steaming hot waffle with fruit and homemade syrup. So much food we had to take some home. Best food ever! The owner and her family where so kind and knowledgeable it just made the trip perfect.