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Mama Ricotta's

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601 S Kings Dr, Ste Aa, Charlotte, NC 28204-2932
(704) 343-0148
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fresh, typical Italian options. This is an above average restaurant that offers fresh dishes and decent seafood. The baked food is prepared in a stone oven. Nothing special which would make me as an out of towner come back - above average place.

Thank Flyby0161
Pickering, Canada
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224 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I find Italian a safe bet when I am travelling in strange areas. Ricotta's is a family place with very casual atmosphere.The server was very good, patient with lots of suggestions.The servings are huge and you may want to share if you can. I had a salad and meatball with pasta as main serving.Food was very good with lots of... More 

Thank Tempoman
Franklin, Tennessee
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations and were seated as soon as we walked in the door. The staff was friendly and very attentive. The manager came by twice to make sure everything was well. The food was excellent - I had the lasagna -superb. My daughter pizza was very good. The rolls were fresh and plentiful. would go back again.

Thank patsywbrown
Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard wonderful things about Mama Ricotta's and was excited to celebrate a friend's birthday at dinner there. If based on the food alone, I would give it 5 stars. It really was great food with beautiful presentation. I ranked it lower because of the service. We walked in close to 7, without a reservation which we knew was... More 

Thank Murphy T
Charlotte, North Carolina
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157 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay - my perception of the evening is tinted by the fact that I was there on a very wonderful date. And we were there later in the evening so we didn't have to wait for a table. We sat outdoors. It was a beautiful evening. Our waiter was very nice. She explained the menu and specials briefly. The food... More 

Thank Alex D
Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mama Ricottas has been in Charlotte many years and is always busy. They will serve single meals or family style. They also has a wine menu if interested.

Thank Cynthia W
North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If You Don't Make a Reservation, You May Have to Sit at the Bar which means your back is directly to the front door! =( VERRRRRY Hard Working Staff GREAT service, food, & prices Ran out of Ravioli && side dishes could have just a little more in dishes especially when ordering them as your actual meal.

Thank A D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting Charlotte as evacuees from Hurricane Matthew. As it was our anniversary we wanted to try a nice restaurant to celebrate. After reviewing multiple listings we decided on Mamma Ricotta's. The decor is warm without being old fashioned. The aroma when you walk in the door is very inviting. The hostess was very friendly. Our server was very... More 

Thank Patricia B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Variety on the menu, unique flavors, and great bar area. Reservations are recommended as the restaurant is popular. A little pricier but so worth it.

Thank Christina P
King William, Virginia
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136 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

We make it to Charlotte about two or three times a year. We've tried several restaurants. This was our first trip to mama ricottas. Some of the best Italian food we've ever had. My wife got the salmon I got the night special which was beef tips and noodles. Excellent meal. At the end got tiramisu. But the best part... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 S Kings Dr, Ste Aa, Charlotte, NC 28204-2932
  • Public Transportation: Bus #6 from uptown stops directly across the street from the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: (704) 343-0148
From the Wine Spectator Award to "Best Italian Restaurant" from Zagat, Mama Ricotta's Italian Restaurant brings to life the award-winning vision of owner Frank Scibelli. With a long, proud reputation built on authentic recipes, made from the freshest of ingredients and prepared by the finest culinary minds in the South, Mama Ricotta's restaurant is the premier Italian dining destination in Charlotte. "Upscale homestyle" is our style, and we love to bring it to you, again and again. Begin your adventure with a warm Goat Cheese and Mascarpone Dip served with grilled crostini, and then move into the warm freshness of our Penne Alla Vodka, tossed in a spicy cream tomato sauce. Or, let the subtle flavors of our Pollo Carciofi delight even your most discriminating of tastes. Our commitment to freshness is one of our most valued traditions - we even house-make our mozzarella! With nearly two decades of success, we've made it our goal to bring you only the best, with our best.

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