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Mama D's Italian

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3012 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3810
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Euless, Texas
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always plan to eat here when we're in CA that's about twice a year. Really enjoyed the food but love the service. Eggplant parmigiano and chicken ravioli... simply delicioso! I emailed about why they don't open for lunch, and Spencer replied right away. Can't wait till next time!

Thank Rudy-R283
Scottsdale, Arizona
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126 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very excited to try this restaurant. We love traditional Italian places. It was good and the service was amazing, but what we had didn't quite live up to the reviews. However, I would definitely give it another try and try some other dishes! People seem to love the Chicken Parm so I'll try it next time we go.... More 

Thank Lamborgini3
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is place is the best Italian spot in all of OC! Excellent service and delicious food! We drove from aliso viejo just have a great meal! Brandi was our waitress and such a sweetheart!

1 Thank Marina P
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As all reviews say the food is very good old world Italian. and YES you will wait., but its worth it. Yes they do come out and pass out food samples. the customer service is terrific and very friendly. You wont be disappointed...GO!

1 Thank Pat W
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my friends and I went there for lunch, amazing staff they even went and got my friend french fries from another restaurant when she asked if they have it. oh and you have to try their pink sauce. and cookies in good.

1 Thank Thegiggle
Fort Worth, Texas
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138 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked this restaurant because of the reviews! We were in Newport for a few hours and wanted to find a local dinner spot. This was down the street from the restaurant row but what a find! When you walk in the door, you feel like you are a family restaurant. The staff is so friendly and helpful. Great wine... More 

1 Thank Shelly M
Huntington Beach, CA
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived around 7:00 PM for a casual dinner with hubby and the place was about 80% filled so we were lucky to get a table. Generally in the past we have arrived earlier and I would suggest it. We were seated by a pleasant young man named Sam and soon Evan was over to offer us a wine taste of... More 

1 Thank Kathy A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I decided if we weren't going to wait that we needed to get there early and we weren't disappointed. We were surprised to see one of the employees lining about two dozen chairs out in front in anticipation of the evening crowd. We were warmly greeted with fresh bread and were promptly seated. Our waiter also greeted... More 

1 Thank Tyson V
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had Squid for starters and the house Ravioli w. Spinach and Ricotta. Solid cooking and a welcoming staff.

2 Thank Lars L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This my go to for pasta in Newport beach. Best chicken picatta in OC;When I get the chicken picatta I order the chicken on top of the pasta with extra picatta sauce. Cookies at the end are amazing and service is always 11 out of 10

1 Thank Jesse C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3012 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3810
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: 949.675.6262

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