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7210 East Main Street, Mesa, AZ
480.654.0558
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic Find

This restaurant sits oddly in the corner of a shopping strip - doesn't look special. But this spot is a terrific family run spot with real Italian food. Some of the freshest and best cooked calamari we've ever had. Everyone's meal was top notch. Definitely a place I would recommend to friends.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Apache Junction, Arizona
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

If you want good food, don't eat here. The sauce is watery and the service, well lets put like this, for 2 people they charged us a gratuity fee; and, they expecty to be tipped on top of that. We do NOT recommed this so called ittalian restaurant.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This restaurant sits oddly in the corner of a shopping strip - doesn't look special. But this spot is a terrific family run spot with real Italian food. Some of the freshest and best cooked calamari we've ever had. Everyone's meal was top notch. Definitely a place I would recommend to friends.

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chicago IL
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Roma café is a refreshing oasis in a corporatized food desert. This cozy family run restaurant combines superb Italian cuisine and service with a homey atmosphere at a very reasonable price. The care taken in the preparation of each dish is evident. I would highly recommend Café Roma for an authentic Italian dining experience.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I've spent quite a bit of time in Rome, and I think that I have a good idea of what Roman cooking is like, both in the home and in restaurants. This was one of the most authentic home style Italian dinners I have ever had at a restaurant. The place is family run and they really are Italian. The... More 

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New Hope
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We found this little jewel today. It is a family owned place that is truly shows the love. The pasta dishes were cooked well and seasoned exceptionally. The special linguine with clams and muscles were excellent with a spicy sauce. In an earlier post someone mentioned price being an issue with the specials. We did not find that to be... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

a very surprising italian restaraunt in mesa- truly great food - minestrone -fresh, no excess salt - vegetables were cooked right. had also a pasta dish - phenomenal- no excuses - just great food

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had heard a number of good reports about Roma Cafe and certainly tripadvisor reports rated it quite high. The food was excellent and our server Marco (a member of the family who run this restaurant) was ver efficient. We were a group of ten and sat wives on one side and husbands on the other side - easy to... More 

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bismarck, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

You are never disappointed at Roma Café, Anna, Antonio and Marco make sure of it. There are always evening specials not on the printed menu - so be sure to ask what they are. The lobster ravioli is fabulous.

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Apache Junction
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

If you are looking for good home made authentic Italian food this is the place to go. Ana, Antonio, and Marco make you feel like one if their family. Great food, great prices. Roma Cafe is also a participant in the Southwest Dining Rewards program.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food was top notch service impeccable .Family owned and operated business that deserves mentioning ,that you can't go wrong eating here . Had the special (shrimp and crab raviolis in a brandy sauce) absolutely delicious .I'm only in town for 3 more days and plan on eating here every night

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7210 East Main Street, Mesa, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: 480.654.0558

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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