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La Mama

str.Episcopiei n.9(next to the Atheneum), Bucharest, Romania
0721 526262
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Ranked #162 of 877 restaurants in Bucharest
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: Romanian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: "We started 13 years ago, on 27 February 1999, with an idea. We tried to keep this idea intact and even to improve it day by day. Because of you, our clients are most important to us, like I was the most important person for my mother when I came home for dinner. If we made it this far in 13 years, we owe this to our clients, that make us become better every day and we owe this to our 500 people team.I want to thank all my regular customers and to all those who have stood by us in these 13 years. I thank you because we exist.We owe this to you."Catalin Mahu - La mama
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Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
San Diego, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Close to Plaza Athenee Hilton. Had nice lunch with friends from our River Cruise. Good food, english speaking staff and nice outdoor casual environment. Recommend!

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Loveland, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

La Mamas is apparently a chain but that didn't distract from the quality of this restaurant at all. We ate out on the patio (is that what they call it?) twice and really enjoyed it both times. The menu was easy to understand and the staff was helpful when we needed it. We arrived in Bucharest a day early and... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Tasty food, large portions and a bill that will leave you wondering whether they have added it up correctly it is so reasonable. Just a tip, their English is not so great, if like me you do not speak Romanian and they sometimes get busy and service suffers a bit. Don't let this put you off though!

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Nearly a year later and I can still remember how good my meal here. Great menu that provides traditional and fusion style foods (meat is a big part of the menu). If you're looking for a place to share a dish with good portions is the place to go. Staff is friendly and if your lucky they'll even give you... More

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sydney,australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Just around corner from Athenaeum and in a pleasant garden setting. Nice place to have a refreshing drink in the afternoon or an evening meal. We had a small schnitzel and La Mama's piping hot pan which was a mixture of beef, pork and chicken in a crispy bread shell...wasn't that hot! Served with nice salad and bottle of local... More

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Athens, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It is a good vfm restaurant in romania. It is not the best choice you can make but for the money it is good. It has a good traditional atmosphere.

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Burgas, Bulgaria
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were recommend to go to this restaurant by some friends, they had been the day before for lunch and found it very good. We had a goulash, a stew and desert a tiramasou. Both meals were served cold and the desert was OK, price 85 Lei about £16. The waiter was rude and impatient when ordering. The menu is... More

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

As the name tell you, expectations builds high. For me this restaurant had its highs cause the food tasted just like my mother in law's food. The chiorba soup was almost identical to the taste. So i was surprised and satisfied. Nothing is better than mamas food, and this can very well be the taste of Romanians homecooking! A must... More

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amsterdam
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Had a late night dinner here and was pleasantly surprised by the food quality. Of course u shouldnt expect an haute cuisine culinary experience but what u get is very reasonable and tasty given the price. Service is friendly and speedy and their knowledge of English is good enough to let things run smoothly. The best moment to enjoy this... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We had a quick lunch at La Mama which was located close to our hotel at the Athenee Palace Hilton. The restaurant had a good lunch time crowd, both inside and at their outdoor terrace. Despite this, we still had pretty good service and were able to get our orders served expeditiously. Menu was extensive with large variety of local... More

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