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Mama Cozza's

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2170 W Ball Rd, Anaheim, CA 92804-5417
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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La Mirada, California
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160 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here several times and the food has always been very tasty heavy and rich Italian food. But this time the food was just ok nothing really tasted all that flavorful and the food presentation was severely lacking. Was not impressed by any dish out of the 9 brought to the table. Something has definitely changed this was... More 

Thank Luv-2-travel-36DD
Orange, California
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say after reading some of the YELP reviews I was a bit uneasy to eat here, but It was amazing. The service was amazing, the food was crazy good and the drinks were cheap. I recommend the Mama's special pizza it was amazing. Go and have a wonderful time with friends or family

Thank Kari L
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

My family has been going to this restaurant for years. Recently...The staff was great but the food was not. I have no idea what has happened to the quality of their food and more specifically, the sauces. We tried three sauces of the different meals in our group and all were terrible. I give them 2 stars because the side... More 

1 Thank c17rob
Roseville, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Mama Cozza's has become part of our trip tradition when we visit Disneyland. It's a short drive down Ball Rd. to get there. The menu is extensive, the food is plentiful, the prices are extremely reasonable and the staff is very friendly. You'll feel like you've walked into your favorite family-owned neighborhood restaurant - because that's what it is. The... More 

Thank Elise F
Midland, Texas
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228 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

we were told to go here as it has a great reputation. for style as a old school Italian restaurant that is very true. I didn't view it as the best Italian I have ever had. the pizza is good, the portions are awesome the food is ok. the service is outstanding. I would go again and try other stuff... More 

1 Thank aggietraveler1976
Norcross, Georgia
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Mama Cozza's has been a mainstay of the restaurant scene in Orange County for decades. A stone's throw from "The Happiest Place on Earth," Disneyland, many celebrities and non-celebrities alike have graced its environs for an authentic Italian meal and atmosphere. Comfortable surroundings, however, are not what patrons go there for--they go for a well prepared meal, served by skilled... More 

1 Thank linda5280
Encinitas, California
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We love DDD but I really don't understand why this restaurant was featured in the first place. The food is very average. We ordered the two main dishes that were prepared on the show. It makes me a bit suspicious of the whole thing because they just weren't good at all. There is a lot of food for your money... More 

1 Thank PilotsWife27
Oceanside, California
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417 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

While staying in the area and looking for some Italian food my friend and I ended up having dinner at Mama Cozza's. The restaurant look is cool, just how I want an Italian restaurant to look. It shows it age but I mean that in a good way. The service was pretty average, as was the entire overall experience. I... More 

1 Thank Aprilp2412
Wheatland, California
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322 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

My husband and I ate dinner here while visiting Anaheim. We love visiting places featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and this was one of those restaurants. For our appetizer, we ordered the fried mozzarella. It was different than other fried mozzarella I've had, but it was very tasty. It wasn't breaded in a crumb mixture, but rather in a... More 

Thank Kristen T
Indiana, PA
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63 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

While traveling, my wife wanted to check this place out because of Triple D. Let me first say the portions are very large, and we both found the food tasty. I totally agree with previous reviews that suggest that the atmosphere is dim and very dated. The staff was appropriate for this kind of place. I'd like to give this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2170 W Ball Rd, Anaheim, CA 92804-5417
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Anaheim
  • Phone Number: 714-635-0063

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