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stannington grove, Sunderland, England
0191-522-7516
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 95
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best food in sunderland

This is our favourite restaraunt. We have been coming here for years and it did go a little bit off a while ago but it is now better than ever. The new grill night on a Sunday is great value and the mixed grill is out of this world. The stall are always brilliant. Complementary bruschetta and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Bslawrence
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is our favourite restaraunt. We have been coming here for years and it did go a little bit off a while ago but it is now better than ever. The new grill night on a Sunday is great value and the mixed grill is out of this world. The stall are always brilliant. Complementary bruschetta and sambuca. Love this... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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28 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We went as a family for an early dinner on the recommendation of some friends. The service , atmosphere and the food are all excellent . The staff were very kind and friendly to our young daughter , she really enjoyed her pizza . We will be back for sure !

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Have eaten here several times and the staff really do go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Good value food but £2.20 for a half pint of lime and soda is extortionate. Also the vegetables with my chicken dish were a little disappointing, only 2 tiny pieces of potato and a peas and carrots.

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times and have seen this go from a restaurant next to a pub to a restaurant that had just taken on the pub to a now fully integrated pub restaurant. Same friendly staff, great food, a good selection of beers and a great atmosphere. Noone rushes you to finish your meal and it's really nice... More 

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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This restaurant is based in what used to be a local pub. As a result, when they started Mamma Italia, I assumed it was just a sideline run alongside the old establishment and, therefore, probably just run-of-the-mill pub grub. However, when my son convinced me to try it, I was very pleasantly surprised. Far from coexisting with the old pub,... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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73 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A very busy restaurant, with good food, good service, and good people. This place is a popular establishment with a strong customer base in the area, so advisable to book ahead.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We have visited this restaurant many times. Good value for money, great food and friendly staff. Only minor disappointment was they have taken the pork and apple main course off the menu, my hubby's favourite dish and he's such a fussy eater! nevertheless lovely meal and great service, although my husband did struggle to find a main course, I do... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

First time here for a few weeks. As always, we were treated as long lost friends by all the staff. Food very good. Surroundings have been smartened up and this has made a big difference. Ambience always seems to be really good.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Visited Mamma Italia last night with 2 others and we were greeted like long lost friends. Great ambience, food and service. I asked for a 1/2 portion of pasta and they were more than happy to oblige. Quick service and very pleasant staff and what can you say about the food? Fantastic as usual.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Visited Mamma Italia last night with my husband and daughter and also to the tapas at Asbrooke with my husband and son last month. On both occasions we have been so impressed with the customer service they go over and above to make your visit a good one. On the first visit my son who has autism did not want... More 

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Address: stannington grove, Sunderland, England
Phone Number: 0191-522-7516
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
Cuisine: Italian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: stannington grove, Sunderland, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: 0191-522-7516

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic

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