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“Soooooo good.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mama's Restaurant

Mama's Restaurant
10486 Hwy 70 W, Minocqua, WI 54548
715 356-5070
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Ranked #24 of 47 restaurants in Minocqua
Cuisines: Italian
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
“Soooooo good.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

It's a classic place. Food delicious, service fantastic... just a good vibe. We'll definitely be back on our next trip to the Northwoods!

Visited October 2012
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  • English first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Dissapointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

This was our first visit after a recomidation from a friend. We were there on a Sunday night expecting authentic itailian food. Unfortunately it was mediocre at best. My wife had a peper steak and all you could taste was the butter it was swiming in. I had lasonya and all you tasted was the tomato sauce. Very mediocre at best. This place might have been good 50 years ago. But it needs a makeover or it will not last. I really wanted to like this place, but we will not be returning.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Woodruff, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Abundanza!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

I've been dining at Mama's Supper Club for over 50 years. Wonderful Italian food! When in season, their Wednesday night Italian Buffet is to die for!! Alomst everything on their regular menu is on the buffet. If you can't decide what you want on the menu, go for the buffet and try everything!! I remember when Mama used to go around and visit the tables and chat with the guests, except for the fact Mama has long ago passed, nothing else has changed. It was great then and still is.

Visited June 2012
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Woodruff, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Great food, old atmosphere.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

They need a makeover, big time!!! Dirty old carpet and kind of dreary surroundings. The food is good and usually the service is okay but they need a makeover and soon!

Visited August 2012
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Lodi, Wisconsin
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38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Not really impressed!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We had heard good things about Mama's from several friends in the area so we thought we'd give a try. Being ex-restaurant staffers ourselves we seldom go out on Friday night. We chose a Thursday evening thinking it would be a tad more relaxing. We were seated almost immediately near a window. Right away it felt uncomfortable as we were packed in like sardines. It was fairly busy for a weeknight and it was difficult to hold a conversation. The service was good enough but we found the food to be average at best. I guess we were expecting traditional Italian cuisine and were dissapointed that it was'nt anything special. Glad we tried it but will probably never go back.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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