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Mama Sannino's

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5800 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, Arvada, CO 80212
(303) 420-4756
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
This is the Real Deal

My friend and I love Italian food. Several months ago, we decided to try a different Italian restaurant for lunch every Friday. After about 16 different Italian restaurants, Mama Sannino's is our unquestionable favorite. Its a relatively small venue with the most amazing food. Great Italian... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
e3brown
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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112 reviews 112 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My friend and I love Italian food. Several months ago, we decided to try a different Italian restaurant for lunch every Friday. After about 16 different Italian restaurants, Mama Sannino's is our unquestionable favorite. Its a relatively small venue with the most amazing food. Great Italian food doesn't require fancy ingredients such as foie gras or truffles. Nope, real Grandma... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were looking for a lovely little Italian restaurant serving home made food for our daughter's 12th birthday with the family. Could not have been more pleased. Food was great, atmosphere was great, service was excellent. They had no problem with our bringing our own cake and treated my daughter like she was a princess! The only disappointment was that... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Went to the old Arvada location a long time ago and weren't that impressed, but tried the new place at the Fenton address in Wheat Ridge and really liked it. Good simple food, large portions, and the service was great for our table of six.

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Arvada, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

They have moved to W. 38th avenue and Fenton in Wheat Ridge. In the old Jin Hahn restaurant. Lorraine K, hope that helps.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

After reading the reviews we decided this is where we wanted to go. After fighting the traffic, we finally found it and THE PLACE IS NO LONGER EVEN OPEN!! Thanks for nothing! GRRRRRR!

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Golden, Colorado, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Best home style Italian food in Arvada. This is one of the original 3 Three Son's from North Denver. if you grew up in North Denver back in the 60's & 70's you ate at 3 Son's for the best Pasta and Pizza.

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Laramie, Wyoming
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We were meeting in a nearby office and were recommended to eat lunch at Mama's. It is not someplace I would have stopped at being in a strip mall. It was a very pleasant surprise. The lunch food (spaghetti with Italian sausage) was excellent and the right proportion. The prices were also very reasonable (low) for a place in the... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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162 reviews 162 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

We ate here over the weekend, and throughly enjoy the food. This is a well decorated restaurant that changes the design based on the holiday. We had the margaritta pizza. It was made properly and had great flavor. Some restaurants skimp on the toppings, but this was loaded. We had enough to take home for another meal. We are going... More 

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denver
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

I had the lasagna and salad. Wow! That was the best ever! My wife is an Italian cook and usually does not like any lasagna other than her own. She said it was the best she has ever had. Congratulations to Jimmy and Karen Sannino for a real gem!

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Denver, Colorado
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140 reviews 140 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Good old fashioned italian just like momma made. I eat this joint once a week, familys, date night, or solo, all a great time.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5800 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, Arvada, CO 80212
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Arvada
  • Phone Number: (303) 420-4756

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?