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Mama Maria's Italian Restaurant

1608 Coastal Hwy, Delaware, Dewey Beach, DE 19971-2334
+1 302-227-3242
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“subs” (5 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1608 Coastal Hwy, Delaware, Dewey Beach, DE 19971-2334
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Reviewed today

On Thursday we decided we wanted something very low key. While Mama Maria's does not have a menu with the gluten free options they were able to provide me with what I could and could not have. The pizza was one of the best I...More

Thank BaltSW
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nico is a great bartender, will make you any drink you would like. Food is good and you can usually always get a seat at the bar.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Went and hung out at the bar for awhile. Off season so it was quiet. Great pizza and staff!!!! Local crowd. Walked from hotel to bar, easy safe area.

Thank Splash0704
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for a beer. Got to know Nico. Saw Laura from the Sunrise...such a cutie. Unfortunately no matching sweater discount. Didn’t try the food, but maybe next time.

Thank Joelamountain
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Came in on a Sunday afternoon for lunch when Grotto's was closed. Ordered pizza and fries. First, skip the fries if you go here. $6 for a basket of krinkle cut fries? I could have gone to the store and bought a couple bags of...More

Thank KRFmom2010
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Dewey Beach has its own personality. It doesn't compete with the more gentrified Rehoboth Beach nearby, and tends to just retain its somewhat retro vibe. Mama Maria is similar in that it retains its look, menu and approach to service from a long ago era....More

Thank GettinOn
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Our Hotel had recommended a seafood restaurant down the street, but the wait there was 45 minutes so we looked for an alternative. We happened upon Mama Maria's, and decided to bite the bullet since it was getting late and we were hungry. We were...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Been there several times because of convenient location. Not going any more though. Had a bad experience there last time. Hardly ever any other customers. Food is simply "just OK" and there are so many other places in Dewey that are great experiences.

Thank HonestFriend2017
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food. Everyone ordered something different and each dish was hot, and delicious. Was odd as it was pretty empty but the food was really good. Would go again and recommend

Thank Mtd S
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

This is a very forgettable Pizza Joint. It would probably be worth a stop if they used better ingredients for toppings and sauce. Basically just made a better Pizza. Typical beach town mentality to just feed the drunks that can't taste good and just want...More

Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1608 Coastal Hwy, Delaware, Dewey Beach, DE 19971-2334
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Dewey Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 302-227-3242
  • E-mail
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