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stannington grove, Sunderland, England
0191-522-7516
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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
Somewhere local..

We wanted to eat somewhere local, within walking distance, and decided to try Mamma Itallia after reading the reviews here. Firstly let me say don't be put off by its location, which is attached to a local Pub, (The Ashbrooke). Inside it is a proper authentic Italian Restautant, with the authentic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Danbern61
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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English first
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We wanted to eat somewhere local, within walking distance, and decided to try Mamma Itallia after reading the reviews here. Firstly let me say don't be put off by its location, which is attached to a local Pub, (The Ashbrooke). Inside it is a proper authentic Italian Restautant, with the authentic sounds and smells of a typical italian. Incidentally, The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

To have such a well ran and well priced Italian restaurant on your doorstep is excellent. The food is always quality and the service is brilliant. We always feel welcome and everything is such good value. I've never been disappointed !

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Cannot believe we did not know about this restaurant, so near to where we live. Have visited twice now and both times the food has been excellent. The staff are pleasant and friendly, and the service is very good.There is a really nice atmosphere to Mamma Italia and you never feel rushed to finish your meal. You will find that... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We visit Mamma Italia VERY regularly...at least once a week and we love it. When the restaurant first opened,we were pleased to have an Italian eatery almost on our doorstep and immediately became "regulars"! The charming owner, Pasquale, has transformed this place into a venue of the highest order! Almost every time we visit there have been improvements...to the decor,... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was a surprise find for me I have lived down the road from this place for 5 years and avoided it because I thought it was just a grubby local pub...I was so WRONG!! This place is lovely, all the staff are very friendly and food is amazing! When I walked in I didn't expect it to look so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Everything about this restaurant is excellent, the food, the service, the ambience. It Is very hard to beat anywhere in the area and there are always nice little extras with the meal.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Not where you would expect to find a quality Italian but I have to say it is excellent. Only been twice when visiting friends nearby but it has developed from a decent restaurant attached to an old local into a lovely integrated restaurant bar with live music. Well set out and great Italian food - definitely worth giving it a... More 

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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

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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