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Bistrot Mamma Lu

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R. Otto Boehm, 592 | America, Joinville, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
47 3439-3050
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • 114
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pricey but Decent

Overall a good meal but scimpy on the listed attractions. Six small calimari rings on the featured appitizer, about 8 very small (bay sized) scallops on the main entree. Service was good but not outstanding, ambiance also nice but nothing to write home about. Menu not clearly indicative of any... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
agilberttx
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Barra Velha, SC
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Santa Eulalia del Rio, Spain
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

the place is neat, maybe unique in joinville that has only mass market restaurants and hamburgers on offer. mama lu is a nice place, small house, nice atmosphere, seemingly good ingredients but the chef seems to prefer HIS choice rather than the client's choice--you can feel bad vibes from the kitchen ! dishes are elaborate, pricey and the wines are... More 

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Thank passarosibiza
Joinville, SC
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103 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

We went there for our anniversary. The place is unique if you take into account the average restaurants in Joinville. It's quite, romantic, classy. As I do not eat meet, and there were no veggie option in the menu, the waiter asked the chef which were the possibilities. He kindly prepared gnocchi in a standard tomato sauce. For sure, not... More 

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Thank silgamun
Barra Velha, SC
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131 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Overall a good meal but scimpy on the listed attractions. Six small calimari rings on the featured appitizer, about 8 very small (bay sized) scallops on the main entree. Service was good but not outstanding, ambiance also nice but nothing to write home about. Menu not clearly indicative of any particular style jf cuisine. A requested wine from the wine... More 

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Thank agilberttx
Joinville, SC
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband took me there for my birthday diner. It was a very special mood, we love the food. We ordered a dish with shrimps and one with octopus, everything was perfect! Of course, it is a little bit expensive but for a special ocassion i recomend.

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Thank Elisa M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Food is very good (period). But being close to chef is a bitter experience. It seems customers are a burden for him. For two times, we had our table close to the kitchen and could hear all his complaints and unpolite comments about customers orders and waiters requests. I have been to many others restaurants with the same or higher... More 

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3 Thank Pedro G
Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

I've been there 5+ times so it's not an isolated data point. Low score is ONLY because of the chef - he is so disrespectful and rude with his staff and was so stupid with us that last time we left before our starters. He behaves as if WE owed HIM a favor. This time we had barely taken our... More 

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2 Thank Rebecca T
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Nice place for a couple celebration. The menu change weekly. And there is an option the menu that the dish is a chef's suprise. Try it!!!

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1 Thank Yoso N
Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It was a great experience in Joinville. The food was delicious, very original and beautifully presented. The service was professional and quick. If you go to Joinville, you must go to Mamma Lu!

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Thank PauUatSaoPao
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Nice environment, great service and spectacular meal! Take the surprising menu with 5 times or more. If you don't like something, just let the Chef knows and it will not be included.

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1 Thank lrwf1962
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Absolutely fantastic experience. Delicious food, professionally prepared and absolutely original with a great selections of only the best of wines. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: R. Otto Boehm, 592 | America, Joinville, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Santa Catarina (SC)  >  Joinville
  • Phone Number: 47 3439-3050

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?