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Mamma Luisa Restaurant

673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
(401) 848-5257
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Ranked #11 of 207 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $25
Hours:
Thu - Tue 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • Italian first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We loved Mamma Luisa's! Staff were lovely. Food was delicious!! We were offered a free dessert because the manager thought her staff had been slow to serve us! We thought the service was fabulous. The only downer was the parking - the restaurant is located in one of Newports narrow streets and parking was a challenge - however I would... More 

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NYC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

For someone who lives in NYC, I might be a little spoiled when it comes to Italian food, but this place really didn't live up to our expectations. I will say the staff was great though. The food was not memorable though.

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East Meadow
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The wife and i dined at Mamma Luisa on Nov 15th. I found the restaurant on trip advisor and was happy to read the many fine reviews. I made a reservation for 8pm. The restaurant is an old house, located on Thames St as you're driving out of the main town. Had a lovely table upstairs by a window facing... More 

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Connecticut, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My hubby and I dined here last weekend and it was amazing. We started with the bruschetta which was delicious and then I had the Ragu Bolognese (one of the best pasta dishes I have EVER had) and hubby had the homemade gnocchi which was also awesome. The restaurant is inside of a cute old Newport house and makes for... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We revisited Mamma Luisa's tonight, and just knew we wouldn't be disappointed. There's so much character to this restaurant, being in an old converted house. Its warm and homey, with delicious smells wafting in from the kitchen. Our server was very pleasant, had a good sense of humor, and enthusiastic with his recommendations. They serve the most delicious tagltelli alla... More 

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Swansea, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Very much enjoyed dinner on a Saturday night. Our server was very attentive and food was very tasty. We were a little surprised at a $5.00 up charge to have a small portion of pasta with chicken or veal parmesan rather than zucchini . Not the norm in most Italian restaurants where I have dined. The meals were very good... More 

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Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This restaurant was slightly off the path in Newport (on Thames but down a bit). Great food. Amazing service. Each of our meals were perfect. Highly recommend trying a bit of everything. There are four small rooms. Ours was quiet and we didn't feel rushed. Definitely worth the trip down the street if you are in Newport.

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San Diego, CA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We visited based on the other reviews and had an excellent experience. The restaurant is an old house but the rooms have been transformed into dining areas. It has a warm intimate atmosphere. The service was really good and the food was outstanding. I had the house made spinach ricotta gnocchi and my husband had ahi tuna steak with marinara... More 

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Palm City, Fla
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132 reviews 132 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We ate here one evening based on TA reviews. We arrived very early ( around 5:30) and were seated upstairs in a small room. The restaurant was nice and the service OK. Since we were on the 2nd floor and everything appears to come from the first floor there was a wait/delay after any request ( wine, bread etc). The... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We had a wonderful time at this restaurant. We went on a Monday for my boyfriend's birthday and I have to say it was pretty busy , definitely try to make reservations if you can. We got a cozy table in the corner by the window where we sat next to each other. I was very pleased with their menu... More 

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Additional Information about Mamma Luisa Restaurant

Address: 673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
Phone Number: (401) 848-5257
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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