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Mamma Rosa

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Av. Hidalgo | Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
9988771811
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is ok. It has ac and is quiet so that's a plus. I had some kind of pasta penne with a fairly bland tomato sauce that was supposed to be spicy.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and the lady ate in a lot of Italian restaurants over the years, and even in Italy itself. I must say that this was one of the best places. We've ordered antipasti, minestrone soup, risoto quatro formagi and the icing on the top was the gorgonzola stuffed gnocchi, I described this dish as little balls of happiness.

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Playa del Carmen
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250 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good menu, good and wine. Service good and specially liked it as one of a very few indoor spots in town.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sad, as when previously owned by Jackamo it was our favorite Italian on the island. Now, it's attitude , slow service and flavorless food. If you complain the response you get 'you're wrong this is very good. '. Never acceptance of the issue the food is flavorless and service is disorganized. The island has many fantastic places. Sadly this is... More 

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Ammirevole il rispetto e la considerazione per il vecchio proprietario, ma da li ad inventarsi cose per denigrare il nuovo... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food and great service! Nice change from the local fare. Nice setting wether inside or outside. Great wine selection and the food was amazing. Very reasonably priced. 3 of us are with drunks and wine for around $1300 pesos. Excellent prices and great food!!

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Fresno, California
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

After eating lots of Mexican food during our weekend I love my her as we were ready for a change. Mamma Rosa's was perfect. My husband had the lobster risotto and I had the lobster linguine and they were both excellent. Large portions great service friendly people. The wine was a little expensive but beyond that everything was great

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Canastota
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

I normally don"t like to eat ethnic food that isn't from the country that I am in but the food at Mama Rosas was too inviting to pass up. I broke all of my rules.I went with a white cream sauce instead if a red tomato sauce, I wasn't disappointed. I got the Fruti de Mare and it was perfect

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The owner and wait staff were so attentive. My wife had the piping hot risotto primavera, Cooked perfectly al dente the flavors were distinct and well balanced I had the risotto with portabello and sausage. We would recommend it to all of our friends.

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Boulder, Colorado
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219 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

The wine was great, the apps were great, the service was HORRIBLE. The female server could have cared less about our table so eventually we left, before ordering dinner. And they were actually offended that we didn't tip better. Go somewhere else. This place is awful!!!!

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Gentile signore, grazie per la recensione, mi dispiace per l'accaduto, conosco bene il mio personale e le posso assicurare che... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Stopped in here and had the risotto, and my husband had a pasta dish. The food was out of this world (they actually carry gluten free pasta!), and the service was terrific, add to that, the wine list (which was not bad for the price) and it's a food paradise!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Hidalgo | Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
  • Phone Number: 9988771811

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?