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Mama Sannino's

5800 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, Arvada, CO 80212
(303) 420-4756
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Ranked #32 of 222 Restaurants in Arvada
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 17, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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16 reviews from our community

93% Recommend
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English first
Arvada, Colorado
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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126 reviews 126 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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Honolulu, Hawaii
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

I don't usually go out for Italian food. I am Sicilian and make my own pasta, sausage and sauce. This restaurant had good reviews so I had to try it. It was very good, I would return. The sauce was good without being overpowering. The sausage was excellent, however the texture was too fine, more like meatballs. The service was... More

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Nederland, Colorado
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

This family-run restaurant is in a rather run-down older strip mall. Don't let the location fool you. Although the decor is modest, it's spotlessly clean and the family that owns the place produces some fantastic food! The pizza is hand tossed, and I highly recommend the Pizza Bianco with fresh garlic, roma tomatoes, basil and mozzarella. The garlic bread is... More

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