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Mama Ricotta's

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601 S Kings Dr, Ste Aa, Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 343-0148
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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Naples, Florida
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some Italian restaurants feel it's necessary to pile on the garlic and cheese and then deliver a plate full something that looks like Italian food. And that formula certainly works for the masses. Mama Ricotta's was packed with people imbibing on bread, wine and cream sauces. There isn't the closest hint of subtlety on their menu. I left with a... More 

Thank P921XXrichardm
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great spot we had family style, they have a ton of gluten free options and the service was great. It was priced really reasonable

Thank seanandjennyban
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cori was our waitress. She was fantastic. Very fluent with the menu and offered plenty of advice. We had the lasagna and the Joe's pizza, which were both absolutely wonderful. I would surely recommend this restaurant for Italian lovers. Also, the mozzerella and tomatoes was wonderful. cannot speak high enough for this restaurant.

Thank corey f
Buffalo, NY
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Homemade mozzarella and gnocchi - among many other items. HUGE tomatoes on the tomato mozzarella salad dish. Our waitress was pleasant and attentive and our food came at a very good pace for our party of five. We were all very happy with the food we ordered and would go back again!

Thank Elissa B
Montclair, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So far this is one of my favorite places to eat. I have eaten there twice and both times the food and service were excellent! We were lucky to get Deanna for our waitress again. She is friendly, informative and her service and attention are fantastic. This is true Italian food!! You will never find better lasagna. Try it and... More 

Thank Nancy B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation by phone for Father's Day dinner for our family. We arrived on time and our table was ready for us. Ordered the Caprese salad (tomatoes and fresh mozzarella and basil) appetizer. It was amazing (after the peppers were removed. No idea why they put peppers on that dish)! The portion was very large for an appetizer.... More 

Thank Linda T
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Arrived to be told our reservation we made on line wasn't in their system. But ours was an early seating, so that wasn't a problem. We enjoyed their outdoor section with a view of city skyline. We shared the chicken carciofi with artichokes (the vegetable of the day) and polenta. It was brought quickly enough, but was only slightly warmer... More 

Thank lisahartnett
Chapin, South Carolina
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102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is one of those pseudo Italian joints. The food looks authentic, but lacks flavor. What is lacking in flavor is made up by over salting the food. Not cheap eats by any stretch.

Thank Stujersey
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We took my father in law here because he is from NY and we wanted good Italian food. He was very impressed. We had manicotti, lasagna and salads.

Thank mom8xs
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ventured here with our 4 year old daughter. Didn't have reservation walked in around 5 and seated immediately which is awesome for a Saturday. Location gets packed quickly but didn't appear to have a wait just steady. Chicken Parmesan is enough for two. Delicious!! We will be returning!

Thank cruiselover516

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
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
  • 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?