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La Mama

$$ - $$$
European, Soups, Eastern European, Central European, Romanian
As featured in Essential Bucharest
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Episcopiei 9 | langa Ateneul Roman, Bucharest, Romania
+40 721 526 262
10:00 am - 4:00 am
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spacious restaurant, good atmosphere, efficient and friendly staff. The food portions are generous and the quality superb. Try the grilled meat platter for two (which easily feeds three) or the spicy grilled sausages. Wine list covers pretty much all tastes and has a very good selection of Romanian wines. The bill is quite democratic. Recommended

Thank Calinnn2007
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place if you want to try the authentic Romanian food. It has great sarmale with polenta, mici, local sausages and a great mushroom stew

Thank Sorin G
Sutton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place offers great Romanian food in a comfortable environment. Not as "touristy" as other Old Town eateries, good portions, nice service, recommended by locals so enough said!

Thank Kirstie d
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128 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Manager food reviews and always seems busy. The beef soup was average and the sarmale and cabbage were absolutely terrible. Crepes were decent. Service was ok. Won't eat here again.

Thank T O
Chisinau, Moldova
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious Romanian food, good service, big portions, situated in old city 🌃. I recommend this place.

Thank Ксения В
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food served by friendly staff make for an enjoyable evening. The menu is not extensive but one somehow did not feel restricted.

Thank Andrew C
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food reasonably priced, especially the fish. The atmosphere was relaxed and the waiting staff pleasant.

Thank Linda H
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129 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another routine visit to the local Romanian restaurant. The food is simple and great. We have enjoyed this place like every other visit here.

Thank ShloMomo
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have Romanian traditional foods with the prices ok. But that's all. The building is so so. Services are so so, not too bad, not very good.

Thank Dinh N
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever you go there you can try something else being sure that everytime you will find excellent taste in what you order. Prices are good, moderate. Locations are placed strategic all over Bucharest.

Thank Bucur C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $12
European, Soups, Eastern European, Central European, Romanian
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Episcopiei 9 | langa Ateneul Roman, Bucharest, Romania
  • Location: Europe  >  Romania  >  Bucharest
  • Phone Number: +40 721 526 262
"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?