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Mama Mia's Italian Restaurant

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48 W Edwardsville Rd, Wood River, IL 62095-1258
618-251-6262
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good eating

Inexpensive food, pretty tasty, lots to choose from and breakfast is also good. Pies are excellent. Prices are inexpensive.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Dianne1318
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Inexpensive food, pretty tasty, lots to choose from and breakfast is also good. Pies are excellent. Prices are inexpensive.

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Wood River, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Returned this last week after they rebuilt from the fire. It was clean, staff was friendly, service was quick, and the food we ordered was great! Large portions for the money. I returned within a few days for breakfast, and it was really cheap, and tasted great! You can't beat a full breakfast for under three bucks!

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Wood River, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The owners should have cashed out after the fire vs. rebuilding. My husband & I recently went back after their reopening to see if they had improved...believe it or not they are actually worse. My 10oz. NY Strip Steak, was more like a flattened, flavorless, subpar piece of "some" cut of meat, which produced 6 oz. of pure fat &... More 

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Godfrey, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Dirty,cramped,didn't want to stay but was starving.Nice server,kind of good food,but not worth a repeat visit.

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Godfrey, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Would love to see this restaurant in a different location in a more updated building. The food was EXCELLENT! The service was EXCELLENT! My advice...they need to cut back on their chicken dish portions or raise the price. That is waaayyy too cheap for that much food...I can't imagine they're making any money off those dishes with 4 chix breast.... More 

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Bethalto Il.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The food is always very good. The servers are always friendly. The interior is a bit dated, but the food is what we come here for. Every dish we have tried has been really good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

great food, take out, huge portions best dessert selections, yes it is a little small but very friendly its not a five star restaurant but you will leave full and till have money in your pocket and have a good meal good working class resturant

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Wood River, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Mama Mia's is cramped, small, dirty, and generally filled with the worst of Wood River. The "people of Wal-Mart" have nothing on those spilling out of the booths of Mama Mia's. No one will confuse this with fine dining. The menu is a mile long and filled with everything conceivable. Supposedly this is an Italian restaurant, and there are some... More 

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Brighton, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

A little small, but I have never had a dish there I did not like. Frisco Salad is my favorite for lunch. Just the right crunch for their home made bread crumbs that melt in your mouth. Good price for the amount of food served.

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Belleville, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

You have to try the 3 milk cake. It is awesome!! Melts in your mouth. Steaks are great, too.

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Address: 48 W Edwardsville Rd, Wood River, IL 62095-1258
Phone Number: 618-251-6262
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wood River
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: 48 W Edwardsville Rd, Wood River, IL 62095-1258
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wood River
  • Phone Number: 618-251-6262

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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