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Mama Luciano's - Florida Rd

48 Florida Rd, Durban, South Africa
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Ranked #92 of 364 Restaurants in Durban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: The original restaurant in a chain of two.
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English first
Durban, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We poped on a Monday night(20:30) for a quick dinner my wife and me. We only order two main corses ngocci ala gorgonzola and pasta Avril. It took more than expected time to arrive but the food was fantastic and very generous portions. We even took home a small "dogy bag". Good atmosphere music not too load. Very good expirience

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Milan, Italy
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583 reviews 583 reviews
426 restaurant reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

once again as an italian i am embarrassed. in italy such a restaurant would not survive , but for durban given the standard it is ok. too much sauce, wrong spelling, dishes which in italy do not exist , service by people who know NOTHING about italian food . so , it is ok, but certainly not great

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

They are small but pack in the flavour in their pizza's, their pastas are good as well, with a reasonable wine list.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I were on our way home from the hospital and we were hunting around for a dinner. We were tired and homely-dressed (having been at the hospital all day)... we drove past Mama's at 9pm on a Friday night, we were welcomed in and served our drinks promptly. I was just dying for the chicken livers and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Worst service of your life. Don't come here with a table of more than 1. Food might be good.... Still waiting for it to come 90 minutes later. Good luck if you're reading this while at the restaurant

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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132 reviews 132 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

A long-standing Durban institution, this simple little Italian trattoria is one of the best for pasta and pizza in town. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere, generous portions and cheap prices all make for a relaxed informal evening with great Italian food.

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Portland, Oregon
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211 reviews 211 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We just returned from our dinner at Mamma Luciano's and were certainly pleased. Nana our wait person was well informed about the menu and she had a great personality, too. My wife had a terrific fish dish and I had a penne pasta with veggie sauce. The dessert was delicious as well. I think that Mama's is a very good... More

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Scottburgh, South Africa
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is the original Mama's established long before the big new shiny Mama's at Glenashley. The food is cooked with Mama's tender loving care, well priced, more of a cafe than a bistro, but you will leave with a nice feeling in the tummy!

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Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Mama Lucianos came highly recommended to me by a friend (granted it was the Glen Ashley one) but still, I was keen to see what it was all about. The food was good and the wine recommendations matched that with some interesting options available. Service and staff unfortunately on the night left a lot to be desired. Even with a... More

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Durban, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

Went to Luciano's for lunch. Must phone before going as they are busy. Delicious pizza's all round and keen prices ,scrumptious fresh salads and great service. Took awhile for my order to come but it was worth the wait. A must for any pizza lover

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Additional Information about Mama Luciano's - Florida Rd

Address: 48 Florida Rd, Durban, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
Cuisine: Italian

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