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All 518 Kelowna Restaurants

Mamma Rosa Restaurant

561 Lawrence Ave., Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6L8, Canada (Central City)
250.763.4114
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Ranked #118 of 518 Restaurants in Kelowna
Neighborhood: Central City
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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English first
Vernon, Canada
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109 reviews 109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

we had a variety of different foods and everyone enjoyed their meal. The garlic toast was delicious. I had seafood shells and they had lots of sauce. the service was good. The décor is dated and the only complaint I had was it was too dark, I could barely read the menu.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by friends who live in Kelowna. It's their family favourite. So with that endorsement and a review of the menu via the website, off we went with high expectations. We like our Italian food so weren't put off by the very dated decor with crowded old tables and red checked tablecloths. Our table of... More

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Lethbridge, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a family dinner and a reunion of sorts. There was 7 of us in total. We had a reservation. The food and service was excellent!

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BC, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My wife and I went to Mamma Rosas on a weeknight and it was very busy. As others have said it was rather dark but what I noticed most was the ambient noise level - uncomfortably load. The service staff were very efficient, perhaps too much so. While there wasn't anyone waiting to be seated, we got the impression they... More

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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Decided to try out this establishment based on the many good reviews on Trip Avisor. 1. The atmosphere: Old and antiquated is the best way to describe it, the room was so poorly lit we could barely read the menu. The Restaurant looks like they haven't done any remodeling or renovations since the early 80's. From what we could tell... More

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Fruitvale, British Columbia, Canada
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99 reviews 99 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Mamma Rosa's is right downtown so it's close to other things you might want to do. The food was delicious. My husband and I started with the bruschetta Primavera- yum. For our entree we had lobster and shrimp Cannelloni. There were four large homemade cannelloni with a delicious cheese sauce on top. Everything arrived quite quickly even though the place... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is obviously a very popular restaurant. On a Sunday, it began filling up at their opening time and was soon full. The service was good - even an allergy to canola oil had been noted on our reservation - and the food was noticeably freshly made and tasty. The bill for two: two soups, two main courses, two beers,... More

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Kelowna, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

2 days ago I was walking at downtown and it was so hot, then I went to this restaurant to have something to drink with desert. One nice waitress let me in. So another lady came to me to take my order and when she knew I would have margarita and tiramisu , she threw me out of the restaurant... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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167 reviews 167 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I'm not sure why this restaurant gets good reviews here. There is so many things wrong with this place.... 1. The food. Pasta was way overcooked, no fresh parmesan (just those cheap pre-ground shakers that smell like dirty socks), and bland flavours. Two in our party ordered the same dish - one arrived with watery carbonara sauce, the other thick... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I have to say my husband loved the place. I on the other hand not impressed and would never go back.

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