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546 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 131
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mama Nina!

Food is fabulous, service is prompt, can get a little crowded & noisey at times but I enjoy the energy!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Ashley M
,
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
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281 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were not impressed even though so many people seem to enjoy it. I had pasta primavera and it was so bland. My husband just had spaghetti and meatballs and was also not impressed. The service wasn't very good either.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Food is fabulous, service is prompt, can get a little crowded & noisey at times but I enjoy the energy!

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My family and extended family love this cozy restaurant. We've shared family milestone events and the staff has been very accommodating to our large family needs. Wonderful staff and exceptional menu. Love this Italian!

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great location. Right on lovely Main St. in Bethlehem, Pa. The staff if very nice and friendly. The food is just Okay. I wouldn't go out of my way for this place. It was there when we got hungry. There isn't a bar. However, they will give you some free table wine. Which is nice of them.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great Italian food, but be warned you are likely to be sharing your thoughts with the table 2 inches away from you. Festive atmosphere, so unless you are looking for a quiet romantic dinner for two, it should be ok!

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Mama Nina's is an excellent Italian restaurant, and the food has never disappointed! The garlic knots are delicious, as well as the marinara sauce on everything! The problem lies in the fact that the food is so good, the wait time is very long, and once you get in, you are packed in like sardines! I could smell the garlic... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for some good Italian food with portions you won't be able to finish, this is the place for you. My negative about this place is the size. It's small, they cram you in like sardines and stand there and watch and wait for you to finish songheybcan cram more people in. My suggestion, wait till it's... More 

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Roslyn, New York
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203 reviews 203 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We ate lunch here and the waitress suggested eggplant parmigiana, The portion was huge so I am lucky enough to have the piece I could not finish for dinner tomorrow. The sauce is so good! A lovely feature is the plate of yummy garlic rolls! Really delicious! Enjoy!

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Bangor, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a meal at Mama Nina's in March of 2015, but we felt that even though there was no one in the restaurant each course was rushed. We enjoyed an appetizer, dinner and dessert with espresso. After receiving a diagnosis of terminal cancer, we decided to take my mother-in-law, who loves good Italian food to Mama... More 

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Rockaway, New Jersey
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71 reviews 71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

I visited for lunch - the place was quite crowded and the tables are so close together that I could not get to my seat without going around an adjacent table and then squeezing in. And noisy. But once it cleared out, the noise level was ok. The waitress was very pleasant. Ordered a salad with grilled chicken which was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 546 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?