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Mama D's Italian

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1125 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5329
310-546-1492
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 91
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  • 73
    Very good
  • 31
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  • 7
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Italian Food in Manhattan Beach!

I'd walked by this place several times and finally decided to give it a try. It's a small family run restaurant. The employees were very friendly and helpful. They start you out with fresh pizza bread with an olive oil and garlic dip....Very tasty. I had a caesar salad which was well prepared and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
MrMeat9
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Helena, Montana
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  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Mammoth Lakes, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Arrived here after cycling from Santa Monica, we were hungry and thirsty. The free bread and garlic oil was amazing, and it was our first visit we also received free portion of house ravioli - fantastic. Based on that we decided to go for pizzas. Which were also fantastic. A brilliant family restaurant where all the food was fantastic, service... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great restaurant with tasty menu where owner Chris makes every one feel at home. He claims his recipes came from his mother, and the flavoring certainly is several notches above that served in the chain restaurants that claim to have Italian food.

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Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I'd walked by this place several times and finally decided to give it a try. It's a small family run restaurant. The employees were very friendly and helpful. They start you out with fresh pizza bread with an olive oil and garlic dip....Very tasty. I had a caesar salad which was well prepared and served with a chilled fork. I... More 

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Buena Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Whatever you do you have to order the pink sauce! It's amazing! Ordered the handmade spinach ravioli with pink sauce and I'm still thinking about. Our waiter was very nice and knowledgeable of the menu, everyone was great. Parking could be tricky if you come on a busy night but it will be worth finding a spot!

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Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We dropped in for a late dinner after spending the day at Venice Beach. Although Venice Beach is interesting the restaurants at Manhattan beach are far superior and Mama D's is one of them. My wife would have been happy to have bread and the fabulous toasted garlic and oil dip. She did, however, have the Ziti and I had... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We go here when visiting our son. Traditional but tightly packed; waiting on the street per the area practice. Great food and a feeling you're where all of the townies like to be. Italian or seafood, either one.

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Redondo Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very popular with families, there's always a long wait. Very heavy old fashioned style food. It's ok, not great, they just give you a lot of it. Because it is so crowded with large tables of loud families, we did not find it very pleasant. It's just the two of us and we want to be able to have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A carb lovers dream! AMAZING fresh bread, love the "pink sauce". We all tried different dishes and they were all great. Small restaurant and varied hours so check hours and plan for non-peak times as this place is a hit!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Mama D's was by far the best restaurant we ate in. The staff is incredubly friendly, the food was absolutely delicious and the price was better than we were expecting. The pizza was amazing and their salad was fresh and plentiful.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Everyone is family here at Mama D's. From the moment you show up the entire staff is super friendly, stepping out of the way for you to pass, opening doors, asking how they can help. The portions are very generous and the food is great. It is mostly pasta dishes, but their antipasto is very good and fresh and I... More 

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Additional Information about Mama D's Italian

Address: 1125 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5329
Phone Number: 310-546-1492
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $21 to $30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1125 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5329
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: 310-546-1492

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $21 to $30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?