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La Mama

str.Episcopiei n.9(next to the Atheneum) | Strada Bacani 1, Bucuresti (Old Centre), Bucharest, Romania
0721 526262
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Ranked #163 of 914 Restaurants in Bucharest
Price range: $8 - $12
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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  • 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
Bucharest, Romania
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The place is part of a chain of "La Mama" restaurants. Since it is a chain do not expect to eat in the best restaurant in the area. They make their food before hand and just heat it up when it is time to serve it. I cannot say that I don't like the place thought. There are days when... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I found the service poor, the bread dried out and the special "Mama's Schnitzel" inedible. It wasn't the cornflake crust but the meat that was just awful. Based on all the good reviews perhaps I should give it another try but the waitress seemed completely unconcerned that I only took two bites so I'm not inclined to try again.

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Sliema, Malta
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I loved this restaurant. We were served great food. The young waiters were very efficient and gave us good recommendations from the very extensive menu. The venue itself is very appealing and we enjoyed a very pleasant al fresco dinner.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I really enjoyed this restaurant at an early evening dinner. The service was very friendly and attentive. I enjoyed the sour tripe soup and then had duck legs on cabbage. The tripe soup was wonderfully creamy and just a little sour at the same time with tender pieces of tripe. Two good succulent duck legs and plenty of sour cabbage... More

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Bucharest, Romania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A good service, pleasant and relaxing with friends, good food, reasonable prices, in a word, I felt "like home".

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Milan, Italy
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

well this was a nice culinary experience ! go there on empty stomach and try as many things as you can :) CIORBA was first dish, thn TOCHITURA which has polenta in it and the garlic souce was just fabulous ! Don't skip SARMALE and try the best romanian dessert ever PAPANASI. Don't go without some Romanian friends, you will... More

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Bucharest, Romania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I enjoyed my food each time I visited this restaurant, I especially love their soups, congrats to the chef!

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Bucharest, Romania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I went today - it was raining to La Mama (Bucharest) - Old Citi Center. I sat down and for 10-15 minutes nobody paid attention. Then I went MYSELF to get a menu. Nobody came after 10 minutes. The restaurant was empty and there were about 5 waiters/staff there. Incredible! So I left! I will never ever step in ANY... More

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Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

“La Mama” is a chain restaurant with all its’ pro and cons that serve traditional Romanian food as well as international dishes, a no-nonsense place where one can go with friends to eat and have a couple of pints in the center of Bucharest. The restaurant is also good for a speedy lunch but I would recommend it for families... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We almost monthly "La Mama" ... is near and we think every time the food very tasty and freshWe have ​​friends among those of the staff and are received with great joy every time.

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