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La Mama

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European, Soups, Eastern European, Central European, Romanian
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Episcopiei 9 | langa Ateneul Roman, Bucharest, Romania
0721 526262
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10:00 am - 4:00 am
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Israel
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100 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

if you want to taste the Romanian cuisine this it's the place.nice food and good services. for the evening must to reserve a place

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Thank Liviu L
Manager_LaMama, Manager at La Mama, responded to this review

Dear Liviu L, Thank you for your wonderful review, it is amazing to know that our customers are happy both with the food and the service. Hope to see you soon! Kind regards, Manager-La Mama More 

Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food was tasty, wine recommendations very nice, service was excellent. Cozy restaurant very near the Athenaeum, the Hilton and the Radisson Blu. Had a wonderful meal in a cozy environment. They also have a beautiful outdoor patio area. We were there on July 4th, 3 American couples and the management sent over free desserts and wished us "Happy Birthday to... More 

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Thank CPtraveling
Manager_LaMama, Manager at La Mama, responded to this review

Dear CPtraveling, Thank you for your amazing review about our restaurant, I will pass on to the whole team and they will surely appreciate this wonderful words. Wish you the best and hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Manager-La Mama More 

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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant offers a high range of traditional Romanian dishes, mostly for non-vegetarians. I ordered the raduti soup and a green salad. The soup arrived hot and was a culinarily unforgettable experience; tasting sour, fresh and homey. The waitress was very pleasant and handled our orders in a swift and professional manner (which does not happen very often in Romania).... More 

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Thank Aga G
Manager_LaMama, Manager at La Mama, responded to this review

Dear Aga G, Thank you for writing such a nice review about our restaurant. We are delighted that you enjoyed the food and that you had a wonderful experience with us. I will pass on to the whole team. Hope to see you soon! Kind regards, Manager-La Mama More 

modi'in
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133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

our tour guide recommended it as a stop for lunch - and it was good. we loved the cabbage rolls and the papanashe dessert.

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Thank orlytModi_in
Manager_LaMama, Manager at La Mama, responded to this review

Dear orlytModi_in, Thank you for writing. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your lunch at our restaurant. Hope to see you soon! Kind regards, Manager-La Mama More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were first taken here by some friends of a colleague and as the food and location was good, we went back a second time and weren't disappointed!

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Thank leighcollett
Manager_LaMama, Manager at La Mama, responded to this review

Dear leighcollett, Thank you for writing your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your experience with us and that you chose to come back. We are looking forward to see you again. Kind regards, Manager- La Mama More 

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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287 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated in a pleasant tree-lined street with a lovely shady outdoor garden this restaurant is quite delightful. I have been visiting La Mama for over 10 years on my trips to Bucharest, and never been disappointed. It attracts a good crowd of locals every night, the ideal spot for "people watching". The menu offers an extensive range of traditional Romanian... More 

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Thank Paul_CNX
Manager_LaMama, Manager at La Mama, responded to this review

Dear Paul_CNX, Thank you for writing such a nice words about our restaurant. We are happy to hear that you visit us every time you come to Bucharest and that we never disappointed you. Hope to see you the next time you come to Bucharest. Kind regards, Manager-La Mama More 

Sinaia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here u can found traditional romanian foon and not only. Good teast good price.u can find this restaurant in many placew in Bucharest

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Thank Coralia G
Manager_LaMama, Manager at La Mama, responded to this review

Dear Coralia G, Thank you for the review and we are glad that you find our food tasty. As you already know, we have a chain of restaurant in Bucharest and also one in Constanta. We are looking forward to see you again. Manager-La Mama More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The waiter was awkward. He brought us an dirty plate. The dish "Plateau Ca la mama acasa" was mediocre. Bad quality draught beer.

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Thank Livia G
Taunton
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63 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Mama was recommended to us by our tour company. It is situated close to the Atheneum about 10 minutes walk from the Sheraton. It was fairly busy but not too crowded early in the evening. The smokers sat outside but inside the atmosphere was fine. The service was friendly, they have an English version of the menu, and there... More 

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Thank Ralph B
Bucharest, Romania
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Initially one of the best chains of restaurants in the city. Now more like a merry Sinaloan cantina for corporations low level staff. Try to avoid beer - it is not difficult to detect what they use to put yellow in water.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $12
Cuisine
European, Soups, Eastern European, Central European, Romanian
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Episcopiei 9 | langa Ateneul Roman, Bucharest, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Bucharest
  • Phone Number: 0721 526262
Description
"We started 13 years ago, on 27 February 1999, with an idea. We tried to keep this idea intact and even to improve it day by day. Because of you, our clients are most important to us, like I was the most important person for my mother when I came home for dinner. If we made it this far in 13 years, we owe this to our clients, that make us become better every day and we owe this to our 500 people team.I want to thank all my regular customers and to all those who have stood by us in these 13 years. I thank you because we exist.We owe this to you."Catalin Mahu - La mama

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