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Mama Mia Italian Ristorante

1818 S. Young Circle, Hollywood, FL 33020-6821
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Ranked #45 of 479 Restaurants in Hollywood
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Federal Highway and Hollywood Blvd
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English first
Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great food, very agreeable prices for flavorful and seemingly high quality and fresh food. Thursday nights are fun for happy hour.

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Hollywood, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love Mama Mia because its a local restaurant with good service and great Eggplant Rollatini. I sometimes order an extra plate to go or have it as dessert while I'm there. Prices are reasonable and quality is consistent.

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Plantation, Florida, USA
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I'm on the fence on if i want to give 3 stars or 4. we didn't have a reservation and were seated immediately regardless. for a Thursday it was very busy. perhaps is was the 14.95 lobster special. perhaps it was ladies night and free martinis. there was music and a live band was setting up in the bar area,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Top shelf drinks were substituted with inferior alcohol. When brought to the attention of waiter a slightly upgrade still inferior to what was ordered and charged. The manager apologized but fell short of addressing the terrible meal. Pasta was way overlooked. Mussels were of poor quality and not fresh. Service was poor.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have visited this restaurant quite a few times in the last 8 years and always had a most enjoyable meal. Unfortunately this visit was a total disaster. We ordered pastas for 4 adults and 4 hungry kids. In a busy restaurant should take no more than 20 minutes. It wasn't that busy. After 25 minutes we were told it... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Italian food like made at home. Great taste and variety. Price is also fair. They had a risotto prepare in an italian cheese that is a must.

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Tampa, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We totally enjoyed our meals. We ordered the mushroom and rice, which Chef Horata prepared before us.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We read the reviews and were skeptical, but my GF heard that they had gluten free pasta, so we braved a try. I could go through all the specifics, but in a nutshell....the food was OK, not bad, but not great. And, Italian food at these prices should be great. Another reviewer's "overpriced mediocrity" hit the nail on the head.... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This place used to be so good...what happened. $26 dollars for 5 shrimp stuffed with tons of soggy bread and a hint of crab - served cold in a restaurant that was almost empty. How could this happen? The prices are ridiculous - which would not be important - if the food was delicious - heck we would gladly play... More

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Miami, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I don't know what Mama Mia some of these other reviews are from but I will tell you mine. I am a chef and come from a family of chefs. Yes, we are picky with food because....we make it from scratch. First, looking at the menu, the prices are very high for the type of restaurant it is. If you... More

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