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Mama Rosa

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117 Rue Geneve, 74240 Gaillard, Annemasse, France
0450923183
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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Very Italian restaurant! It is an Italian family who own and run the restaurant. The pizza marker is professional and thus the pizza is amazing. All the pasta are also very good! Very nice atmosphere!

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Thank Rafaelioris
Manado, Indonesia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Went last night for pizza. Very good, wine very nice too. The price was also very reasonable good atmosphere, unpretentious and casual. Has parking at the back which is a plus as on Rue de Geneva and not much parking on road. Throughly enjoyed the evening.

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Mexico city
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

The pizzas are delicious, the ingredients used are from the highest quality, the arlecchino is my favorite. If you are a pasta lover, you need to try their gnocchi with gorgonzola sauce, it is to die for.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Family owned restaurant.. 93 years old mama Rosa is doing the pasta freshly every morning!! Go there if you are looking for authentic delicious Italian food

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Geneva, Switzerland
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This lovely family-owned restaurant is also an Italian grocery store, so the ingredients are of premium-quality, you won't be fooled. You may even see the grandmother manufacturing the pasta right behind the counter. All their food is great, from the pizzas made by the pizzaiolo-dad to the pastas... the lasagne being probably their most jaw-dropping. Highly recommended.

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Lund, Sweden
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

I like this restaurant because it's a small family businesses and the owners are so nice. Every time we go there they remember perfectly our preferences for food and they are very friendly. I do not eat pizza but all my friends that choose this dish say it's delicious. I love the pasta there (spaghetti sauce maison my favorite )... More 

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Gaillard, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

If you are going to eat there rather than take-out, I would recommend going during the summer when the terrace is open. The inside of the restaurant is a bit of a dive, but if you like that sort of thing (I do) it's quaint and fun to watch the excitement of the kitchen. The pies are very good, but... More 

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Nice, France
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107 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This little long-time restaurant in Gaillard is great. A terrific array of Pizza's and various other pasta dishes are available. Probably the finest 'Spag Bol' I've ever eaten. Salads are fresh, plentiful and good….Then to the best part…the owners! Terrific, they shout and talk loud and make you feel very welcome. The young waitress, (sadly is leaving this month for... More 

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Vetraz Monthoux, France
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

While this place indeed offers Italian products, it can hardly be called a restaurant due to the narrowness of the place (tables are almost on top of one another) the very poor hygiene (the paper tablecloth was already quite stained when we arrived) and the absolutely disastrous service: we had to wait 5 minutes to be welcomed, they gave us... More 

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Cheshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We enjoyed two meals here over the weekend. The pizzas were excellent and arrived very quickly and were so tasty - I think the best that I've ever had. My partner wanted to have the lasagne the second time but unfortunately they had run out - he was quite happy with another pizza! Other people were having beautiful plates of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Rue Geneve, 74240 Gaillard, Annemasse, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Annemasse  >  Gaillard
  • Phone Number: 0450923183

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