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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 #317 of 1,675 Restaurants in Cleveland
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
Lorain, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW via mobile

Let me preface this by saying this is one of my most favorite Italian places to eat in Cleveland. But today was extremely disappointed with the place. The strong odor/fumes from the bleach being used to wash the floor was unbearable. This was the second time this happened to us there.The last time wasn't as bad and we stayed and... More

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Clovi
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went to Mama Santa's on Saturday, August 30, 2014 with my wife and 2 of our friends that came in from out of town for Labor Day Weekend. We had heard this was the best pizza in the Cleveland area. It is good pizza but I would not call it the best. Their friend mushrooms and cheese-sticks and salads were... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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74 reviews 74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The pizza at Mama Santa's is some of the best I've ever had. However, we ordered mozzarella sticks, and they were not good. They did not taste homemade. But if you want some good pizza, this is an excellent place to go! Friendly servers too!

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Aurora
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85 reviews 85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My daughter and I went to Mama Santa's for lunch and ordered a small pizza and two side salads. The pizza was fine, but when we got the bill, there was an additional fee for cheese on the salads to the tune of $1.50 per salad. When we ordered the salad, our waitress asked us if we wanted cheese, but... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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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
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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