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

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  • 91
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  • 22
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  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 3
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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
Lovely but no pork!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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English first
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
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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15 restaurant reviews
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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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seaham
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
2 reviews
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

I've been with my family last night. Great food,staff were first class, nothig was problem,good service,good selection wines and cheap price in town. Thanks Pascal and your team!We definitely back!

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A very disappointing evening with friends on Tuesday. Pasta served on cold plates and the portion size not value for money. The red wine is rough to say the least. The restaurant was dead by 8.45pm and the waiters made it obvious they wanted us to leave. They even turned the music up loud so we had to shout above... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Wow never disappoints great food and service value for money 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Slow service, waited a long time for each course Sunday lunch very poor, mashed potato watery, meat was like boil in the bag and veg tasted like frozen veg. Staff seemed to concentrate on regulars/friends Place itself looks shabby and outside area scruffy Would not recommend

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northeast england
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21 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We often have a meal here & the improvements to the bar & resturaunt is great!, lovely atmosphere, love comfy sofas music great the whole ambience is great! Food always lovely staff friendly, one downside wish they would put creme brulee on the dessert menu apart from that on a weekend always book as it gets very busy.Well done Pascal... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Wow! We visit Mamma Italia at least once every week...it is very close to our home and, thus is very convenient! I would honestly say that we are blessed to have this wonderful restaurant "on our doorstep". Recently Pascal and his team have introduced an Italian Tapas menu in addition to the accustomed menu and we LOVE it...! We have... More 

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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: Romantic, Families with children

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