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Mama's Italian Restaurant

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1340 Benvenue Rd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 977-3600
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 9
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    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful!

we are on the road a lot! Its so hard to find really good food. Most of the time when we leave a restaurant we always say "we won't come back here again." ️But...., I'm so excited to say for the first time in a very long time that we said "we will definitely be back!" Service was good too.... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Samiracmassey
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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Maybe it was too nice a Saturday but only 4 parties were there a lunchtime. Usually this place is hopping ! Good Italian food, as close to NY pizza and original meatball subs. Order extra sauce , the subs are a bit dry and bread sort of stale.

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

we are on the road a lot! Its so hard to find really good food. Most of the time when we leave a restaurant we always say "we won't come back here again." ️But...., I'm so excited to say for the first time in a very long time that we said "we will definitely be back!" Service was good too.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I live in NJ and was staying at a hotel near this restaurant. This restaurant was walking distance to the Quality Inn. Great find and it was opened late on a Sunday night. We ordered the antipasto salad, plain cheese pizza and a calazone. Surprisely very good since I am used to NYC pizza. The restaurant also has alcoholic beverages,... More 

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Connecticut
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We ate at Mama’s on a recent trip South based upon tripadvisor reviews. Most of the reviewers focused upon the pizza which may be good but we found full entrees disappointing. The menu was limited, no veal choices were listed. The entrees were okay but only okay, about what one would expect for Italian food at a diner. The atmosphere... More 

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Mama's Italian Restaurant is my favorite place to go for great hot pizza. It's as close to NY style I can get for a small country town. When I first moved to the area I used to go to Domino's, but a friend told me about Mama's I had to check them out and was very pleased. The food is... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I ordered a Hot Italian Hoagie with the dressing on the side. When I saw the small amount of dressing that came with it, I was told that if I wanted more, it would cost extra. The Hoagie was mostly just a bun with lettuce in it. I removed the lettuce on one half and all it had on it... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We found Mama's a couple years ago on our way back from the Outer Banks. I hate chain fast food, and the 3 little kids were tired, hungry, and very grumpy - a perfect recipe for disaster. We found Mama's and stopped. The food was fast, friendly and really good. With a couple glasses of Chianti and dinner, we piled... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Great place to take the family. Pizza tastes like authentic italian food. We sat outside on porchm. Lovely time and lovely food. Staff was very nice

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Greenville, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Went because of good reviews on this site. Was disappointed that there was no beer special until I realized that the domestic on draft is $2 all the time! Food was good. There were no discount lunch specials. Large portion of lasagna with plenty of cheese and chicken parmigiana sub was good too! And we ate outside!

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Metro NYC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Having visited Italy many times, most recently in Le Marche and Sicily (this fall), we didn't expect too much from a place in a relatively small town in N. Ca. However, the house salad was romaine (and not iceberg), with grape tomatoes (not those cardboard ones) and even black olives - not kalamata, but still ... The olive oil was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1340 Benvenue Rd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: (252) 977-3600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?