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Mamma Lena Trattoria Napoletana

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PRICE RANGE
$15 - $40
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Mamma Lena's is the real deal, the genuine article. The service is personal and makes you feel like you are a guest in Mamma's dining room at home. The bruschetta with fresh diced tomatoes and olive oil, served as an amuse-bouche, melts in your mouth....More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Dan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside, you’d never guess what waits on the inside of this gem. Looks like just another pizza joint until you open the door to a charming little dining room, complete with the traditional checkered tablecloths. It appears to be run exclusively by family...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank david s
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Last evening my wife and I decided to give this local trattoria a try...and we were transported back to our favorite Italian trattorias of Italy. Small and unpretentious, this restaurant is family run and owned. Mama Lena was cooking and her son Gianni was our...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank NonnoRG
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Been her a few times and never disappointed. Service friendly and a comfy environment in which to enjoy a leisurely meal of great tasting Neopolitan cuisine. This is a good sized restaurant and have not experienced waiting time to be seated for dinner. I'm comfortable...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Neil W
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Been wanting to go here for some time and finally got the chance. Don’t let the shopping center spook you off, this place is fantastic. It is very small, maybe ten tables. We were lucky and were able to be seated but a few people...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank D4379
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Found this place from excellent online reviews and LOVED it! Hidden in a small strip mall, but definitely worth the trip! Personable owner made us feel so welcome. Fast service. 7 tables makes it feel cozy and inviting. Delicious menu. SUPER REASONABLE prices and large...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank schmitzkids
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This place is a true hidden gem. The food is delicious, prepared by real Italian chefs. the recipes are authentic and served quickly. I have ordered take out several times using the very generous buy one pasta dish and get one at half price. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank sweem2017
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Just fell into this place and can't wait to return. Hidden behind a gas station, it has about 7 tables. Mama Lena and "son" make sure everyone is happy and well fed. Marvelous tasting red sauce cuisine, pizza and sandwiches. Served crustini to start that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PRexx
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Restaurants like this a lucky to have modern technology with great reviews because I'd never stop just by driving by. This a a typical Italian restaurant you'd find walking the streets in Italy, but the decor is tourist whimsical. 25 seats, standard Italian fare, one...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SylviaTourstein
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Johnnie, our server, seemed to know all the customers, both eat in and takeout. Mamma did the excellent cooking--wonderful melon with prosciutto and a marvelous margarita pizza. The restaurant is part of a strip mall. Real flowers on the tables!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CityHiker73
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