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Mama Nina's

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546 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 131
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 14
    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
Great food for a reasonable price!

Great food for a reasonable price! All the food here is homemade and they are even willing to go off the menu and customize a dish for you. Although it can get busy on any night of the week, it is worth the wait. I haven't been disappointed with anything I've ordered here and my favorite is the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
Jlg1128
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Barcelona, Spain
Good for:
  • Romantic
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275 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW 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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192 reviews 192 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
58 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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The Villages, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Being new to town I wasn't sure about where to go for lunch. Followed a crowd to Nina's. Ordered an Antipasto Salad to go and had 1/2 for lunch, the rest for dinner. Easily two meals from this one salad. Delicious and filling. It's a popular place so next time I'll likely call ahead. Try it!

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love going to Mama Nina's. Huge portions and savory, authentic flavors. Service is great. Byob is a nice plus!

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Barcelona, Spain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Great food for a reasonable price! All the food here is homemade and they are even willing to go off the menu and customize a dish for you. Although it can get busy on any night of the week, it is worth the wait. I haven't been disappointed with anything I've ordered here and my favorite is the Mozzarella bella... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
Top Contributor
282 reviews 282 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We dined here on a busy Friday night on a recommendation of a friend who lives in Allentown. When we first arrived, the owner attempted to seat us downstairs in the basement dining area....but it was not for us. He then cheerfully seated us in the main room in a booth by the window. Seating was tight but comfortable. The... More 

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Frackville, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Recently my wife and I visited the Bethlehem area and stumbled upon Mama Nina's. What a great dining experience. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful with the menu selections. The restaurant does not have a liquor license. However, they offer a complementary glass of wine with the meal. Let me tell you it i truly Italian complete with all... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Absolutely, loved the food! Outside seating and very great, friendly service! Located right in the heart of the downtown, historic shopping district. Very beautiful area!

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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?