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str.Episcopiei n.9(next to the Atheneum) | Strada Bacani 1, Bucuresti (Old Centre), Bucharest, Romania
0721 526262
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Ranked #186 of 1,001 Restaurants in Bucharest
Price range: $8 - $12
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 am
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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English first
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Priced very reasonably, staff very pleasant, typical Romanian food in relaxed comfortable surroundings, food was good, basic, but not great.

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Batesville, Arkansas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

My friends and I ate at this restaurant while in Bucharest on the advice of our landlord. We wanted authentic Romanian cuisine, and since this establishment was only two blocks from our apartment. we decided to give it a try. The food was amazing, and the service was good. We liked it so much that we tried it again the... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

There were two types of meat in my meal, a while and a red meat. The read meat was dried out and impossible to chew.

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Sofia, Grad Sofiya, Bulgaria
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This place was recommended to us since we wanted to try a typical romanian cuisine. Absolutely dissapointed. Very bad service and no one speaks english. We had a reservation for 20 people and they managed to find places for only 10 of us after 40 minutes of waiting. The other 10 left after waiting another half an hour (?!) without... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

At the beginning, it was a pleasant experience. Now it has become too commonplace. Some dishes have nothing to do with tradition!!!

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Bucharest, Romania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

You can experience a complete range of serving "strategies", from extreme indifference and waiting for hours till kind approach, valuable suggestions and prompt serving... So you should be prepared for anything! But the tasty food with some special local flavors, the excellent Romanian wine [sensational quality for DOC wines at relative low prices] and the huge amount of food for... More 

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Sighisoara, Romania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Very fast service, great traditional dishes, great value for money. I especially appreciated the fact that one could smoke inside

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Medellin, Colombia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

You get what you pay for here - surly staff and plates slapped down in front of you - but the food is traditional Romanian and the prices are hard to argue with. Dishes arrive about 8 minutes after you order them, too, which is great when you arrive hungry. I appreciated the smaller portions of classic dishes which are... More 

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jerusalem
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

it's a fancy restaurant in the city center , great service and excellent food , an the most important an amazing collection of wine !

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Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I have already been several times to La Mama in its various settings in Bucharest. The best by far is the one on str. Episcopiei, which has a great decor, good service, but the food is average, portions are too small and price rather high for what they offer. I would have forgiven this, had they prepared the traditional dishes... More 

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Additional Information about La Mama

Address: str.Episcopiei n.9(next to the Atheneum) | Strada Bacani 1, Bucuresti (Old Centre), Bucharest, Romania
Phone Number: 0721 526262
Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Bucharest
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 12
Cuisine: Romanian

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