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Mama Santa's Restaurant and Pizzeria

12305 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1927
(216) 231-9567
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Ranked #302 of 1,669 restaurants in Cleveland
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Columbus, Ohio
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went for lunch- specifically for pizza but preferred the cavatelli overall. The pizza was good but certainly not the best I have had. The cavatelli and meatballs were incredibly good and I have to say some of the best I have had. If we ever go again, I would certainly try more of the homemade pastas and maybe get... More

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Preety unsatisfactory, we went to little italy, and this was the only place that specifically said Pizzeria, and I was very disappointed with their "pizza"

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Cleveland, Ohio
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We went on a Monday night. Had never been to Little Italy and as we were walking around someone told us this place had the best pizza in Cleveland. After we were seated it took more then 20 minutes to take our order at 8pm on a Monday. 15 more minutes for water and drinks then 45 minutes total wait... More

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Medina, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Went here and had their spaghetti mi class with meatballs. Homemade noodles were thick and sauce was good. Lasagna was good too!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We ordered and waited for our pizza and after waiting between 35 - 40 minutes we were told they forgot to put our order in and with having a 3 yr old and a 6 yr old that's not what we wanted to hear. The pizza was very good and the ravioli tasted homemade. Needless to say, our pizza was... More

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Franklin, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

One extra refill should be at least 2, everytong is pretty much ala cart,prices are good till you add salad and garlic bread. Had spaghetti and meat sauce the sauce is only thing worth eating meatballs no flavor and pasta way too thick with no flavor I thought this was so disappointing, will never go back.

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Youngstown, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

My husband and I stopped here for an early dinner after visiting a friend at the Cleveland Clinic, it was one of the restaurants he recommended. I ordered the homemade manicotti & my husband had the rigatoni & meatballs, we started dinner with a nice antipasto salad, and a glass of Merlot. They were both delicious, the sauce is the... More

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Cleveland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This was a more casual option in little Italy , my husband and I stopped while out exploring Cleveland's east side one weekend. We both had great meals, he had spaghetti and meatballs and I had the lasagna. We wine was some of the most reasonably priced I have ever seen in a restaurant though there weren't a ton of... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My wife sampled the Mannicotti and I had the Pizza. Both were absolutely delicious. The service was great and we felt right at home even though it was our first time there. The prices are very affordable as well. It's a can't miss in Little Italy!!

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Cincinnati
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We visited Cleveland for my 30th birthday & ate here for dinner. A bottle of wine was very reasonable, we got one of the more expensive for $17 and it was SO good. The food was fun also. We don't have fun Italian places like this in Cincy.

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