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mamma italia

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stannington grove, Sunderland, England
0191-522-7516
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good food, pleasant staff. Value for money. Children are always welcomed and seem to be well catered for. There is also an Italian tapas bar which seems very popular but I have not tried it yet but I have eaten at this venue for a number of years and know that the owner is a very good chef.

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Thank Judith W
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fab relaxed restaurant very family friendly and laid back. Food was great and chicken dishes really reasonable around £9

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Thank therobertsonfamily
Derby, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an absolutely fantastic discovery. Located in a housing area, part of a modern pub, I was thinking that this was a strange place to find an Italian restaurant. What a fantastic surprise. This is a wonderful restaurant, lively, busy, fantastic atmosphere. We went on a Thursday evening and it was packed, it's years since I've eaten in such... More 

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Thank peterhampton
Washington, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Mamma Italia (at the Ashbrooke) and it certainly will not be the last. The helpful and friendly staff made us all feel very welcome and gave the restaurant a homely feel. The evening started off with a couple of drinks in the waiting area/lounge/bar and we were amazed when the owner's husband arrived with... More 

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Thank Brian A
County Durham, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been a few times now and enjoyed every meal! The garlic breads are light, large and luscious. I don't bother with pizza or pastas here because they do the best fillet steaks I've had , better than any other local Italian I've been in to. So I keep going back. The Fillet steaks are tender, juicy and cooked to perfection.... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok its handy. Very handy. Just a short stroll from home. However we wouldn't keep on going back if that was its only selling point, no way. We go back because we like he place. We like the people who work there. And we like the food. Yes, we like the food very much. So on a Tuesday, after work,... More 

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Thank Danbern61
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for 4. For lunch the food was excellent and the service was very good will definitely be booking again

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Thank Trevor G
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big family Group attended... Nice decor! V Friendly helpful staff! ....Food really not good! After reading all the great reviews we are confused as we have been so keen to try this place for a while, we've heard great things about the food. We now wonder if the Italy Euro match which was on tv that night had distracted the... More 

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Thank Ashleighxxsxx
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't praise this place enough. I go as often as possible and every time I take friends or family they also love it. Staff are so friendly and inviting and pascal the owner can always be seen greeting guest which is a nice touch.

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Thank dalious1989
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for my Daughter in law's 30th birthday .There were 13 of us plus a baby .The service was excellent ,staff very friendly and accommodating. We were in time for happy hour and there was a great choice on the menu with some interesting specials.We all had a variety of food from pizzas, pastas, chicken and steak all delicious.They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: stannington grove, Sunderland, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: 0191-522-7516

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