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“Average Italian food - very overpriced.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Mattina's Ristorante Italiano

Mattina's Ristorante Italiano
318 E Oak St, Kingman, AZ 86401-5840
928-753-7504
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Ranked #14 of 91 Restaurants in Kingman
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
ANTIOCH
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Average Italian food - very overpriced.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We visited the restaurant on a slow night. We were seated at a table with a full of the hall going into the kitchen where items are stored. There were lots of other empty tables that would have been better. It was so dark that we needed a flashlight to read the menu. The music was old Sinatra, Dean Martin, etc which was louder than it should have been. We each had a pasta entree that was "gummy". My husband had a glass of wine. There was mediocre Italian bread served with the entree. Salads were ala carte which we did not have. Our bill with tip was over $70. What a disappointment.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Kingman, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Home cooked flavors”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Business meetings and parties have always been successful with delicious food and friendly service. Tender Calamari Steak was unbelievably tender and delicious.

Visited June 2012
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Beccles, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 74 cities Reviews in 74 cities
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“An excellent restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

This place really does deserve all the very nice things said about it on Trip Advisor! From the outside it appears rather dull; inside, it is great. The food is outstanding – fresh and tasty and it comes in sensible sized portions. There is a good choice of options on the menu, an impressive range of wines and the usual friendly, courteous American service (we’re Brits and American-style friendliness is one of the joys of travelling in the USA!). This is a busy restaurant but coped well with a mix of locals and tourists. A number of the customers had the good manners to answer their cell-phones outside the building – thank you! Lovely food and great ambience – couldn’t expect better!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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england
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“An excellent Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We stayed in Kingman for one night on our way to Las Vegas and in general there are a pretty average selection of chain restaurants and burger bars. However, we visited Mattina's after reviewing the menu on the internet and we really can't understand why this restaurant isn't the No. 1 in Kingman! Don't go anywhere else! Mattina's may not look anything special from the outside, but the food is fantastic! We are European and have travelled around Europe extensively and Bruschetta is a Euro standard, but we have never tasted Bruschetta like the one served in Mattina's - it is simply the best - absolutely delicious. My husband had the Sinatra Stuffed Sole and he said it was one of the best sole dishes he has ever had. The staff are friendly and welcoming and there is a lovely warm atmosphere inside Our only regret is that it is 5000 miles from our home, otherwise we would be eating there every Saturday night! So come on, help get Mattina's to No. 1 on Trip Advisor - it deserves it!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Seal Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Delicious and imaginative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Outstanding creative meals with helpful staff. Exterior is dark at night, but worth finding. Small home converted to the restaurant.

Visited October 2012
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