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Mama Santa's Restaurant and Pizzeria

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Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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12305 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1927
(216) 231-9567
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A little grease helps it slide down

I was recovering 6 days after surgery at University Hospital right around the corner. I could not wait to get out and try the local pizza the RN's told me about. My daughter came to pick me up, so I called to order as soon as I was released and by the time I arrived the pie was ready to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
MMandSM
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Parma, Ohio
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Pensacola, Florida
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I read all the Trip Advisor reviews for Mama Santas and put it on my go-to list while at a stay at the Cleveland Clinic. Maybe we should have ordered pizza, but the toppings they offer didn't appeal to my party so we ordered off the menu. The "homemade" mozzarella sticks were bland and more crust than cheese. The garlic... More 

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Silver City, NM
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Yum, yum, good eats. The pizza was really tasty. The fresh made pasta with roasted garlic, parmesan,and olive oil was to die for. Warning the fresh pasta takes a while. It came well after the pizza, but even its delay was offset by its deliciousness.

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Parma, Ohio
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117 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I was recovering 6 days after surgery at University Hospital right around the corner. I could not wait to get out and try the local pizza the RN's told me about. My daughter came to pick me up, so I called to order as soon as I was released and by the time I arrived the pie was ready to... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Very reasonable prices. Good food, including fresh pasta in some of the dishes. Pizza was very good but not amazing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Our family of 5 went to Mama Santa's for a quick meal. The pizzas though basic were delicious as was the cheese ravioli. The Fettuccini and mushrooms was not as good but not terrible either. The place was packed with families and the staff were very friendly and attentive.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food is great and affordable. We have never left there hungry or dissatisfied. The neighborhood is awesome and is close to several local attractions such as MOMA, Western Reserve Historical Society, Lakeview Cemetery etc. The sauce is tasty, the pizza is excellent.

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Long Island, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Mama Santa's completely changed my perception of what pizza truly is. It continues to be one of our destinations whenever we return to Cleveland. For a full review - http://asitisreview.blogspot.com/2015/05/mama-santas.html

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Highland Heights, Ohio
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

You gotta love Mamma Santa's for their pizza alone...It's the best! Great salads and antipasto salads too. We've had the pizza 5 or 6 times already, and it's always been very good! Friendly service and great value too.

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deptford
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

After walking up and down the street this look like the best place to eat reading the menu looking in the door at the atmosphere it looked liked it was the perfect spot for us. We order three spaghetti and shrimp dinners when the waitress brought them to ours and put them in front of us it looked like noodles... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The pizza is delicious. It was the only dish we tried so I can't rate the rest of the menu. It is a bit pricey but definitely worth it.

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Additional Information about Mama Santa's Restaurant and Pizzeria

Address: 12305 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1927
Phone Number: (216) 231-9567
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
Open Hours:
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
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12305 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1927
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: (216) 231-9567

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?