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Mama Sannino's

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5800 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, Arvada, CO 80212
(303) 420-4756
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Orchard Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the mood for great tasting Italian at a reasonable price, this is a place to try. Huge menu with tasty drinks (no IPAs) you will have a hard time deciding on what to get. Portions are large so you better enjoy leftovers! Friendly staff and quiet atmosphere and yet very family friendly. Can't miss.

Thank Dennis C
Arvada, Colorado
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love this place. Old fashioned Italian fare, nothing pretentious. Lots of traditional pasta choices, a good dinner salad, garlic bread, etc. Save room for dessert. My personal recommendation is Limoncello cake. They don't bake it but get it from an excellent Italian bakery in Wheat Ridge.

Thank JP7600
Clarkston, Michigan
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a family favorite, and a must try in Arvada! I've been here multiple times, and every time I've had great service and amazing food! I love the garlic bread and cappellini christine.

Thank GeologyRocksKara
Denver, Colorado
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121 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My friend and I love Italian food. Several months ago, we decided to try a different Italian restaurant for lunch every Friday. After about 16 different Italian restaurants, Mama Sannino's is our unquestionable favorite. Its a relatively small venue with the most amazing food. Great Italian food doesn't require fancy ingredients such as foie gras or truffles. Nope, real Grandma... More 

1 Thank e3brown
Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were looking for a lovely little Italian restaurant serving home made food for our daughter's 12th birthday with the family. Could not have been more pleased. Food was great, atmosphere was great, service was excellent. They had no problem with our bringing our own cake and treated my daughter like she was a princess! The only disappointment was that... More 

Thank Shamrockinmom
Arvada, Colorado
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77 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Went to the old Arvada location a long time ago and weren't that impressed, but tried the new place at the Fenton address in Wheat Ridge and really liked it. Good simple food, large portions, and the service was great for our table of six.

1 Thank JeffSDenver
Arvada, Colorado
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

They have moved to W. 38th avenue and Fenton in Wheat Ridge. In the old Jin Hahn restaurant. Lorraine K, hope that helps.

5 Thank dkarmenta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

After reading the reviews we decided this is where we wanted to go. After fighting the traffic, we finally found it and THE PLACE IS NO LONGER EVEN OPEN!! Thanks for nothing! GRRRRRR!

Thank Lorraine K
Golden, Colorado, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Best home style Italian food in Arvada. This is one of the original 3 Three Son's from North Denver. if you grew up in North Denver back in the 60's & 70's you ate at 3 Son's for the best Pasta and Pizza.

Thank Mike S
Laramie, Wyoming
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53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We were meeting in a nearby office and were recommended to eat lunch at Mama's. It is not someplace I would have stopped at being in a strip mall. It was a very pleasant surprise. The lunch food (spaghetti with Italian sausage) was excellent and the right proportion. The prices were also very reasonable (low) for a place in the... More 

Thank Rangemgr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5800 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, Arvada, CO 80212
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Arvada
  • Phone Number: (303) 420-4756

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