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Mama Santa's Restaurant and Pizzeria

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12305 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1927
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Cleveland, Ohio
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing pizza. when I first moved to clev my bf brought me here to eat the pizza-its really good. we even saw someone get engaged there-so cute! sometimes you have to wait but its worth it and not overly pricey.

Thank Julie K
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is in the heart of Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood. The pizza is absolutely the best. The service, prices and atmosphere are excellent. I think they put magic in the sauce!

Thank deannaSSS
Orbost, Australia
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of 8 have lunch here. We all ordered different meals and they were large portions and very tasty. Although none of us had the pizza they also looked great as they went by to other tables. The pricing was very reasonable. Well worthwhile dropping in for lunch!

Thank Noelene B
Hong Kong, China
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91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Enjoyed a relaxed dinner on a Monday evening here after determining other restaurants were closed. Very good eggplant parmesan although could have been warmer (only served warm, not hot). They offer gluten free pasta which was a significant factor in our visiting. Mama Santa's doesn't take reservations. Parking in the area can be difficult. After circling multiple times and not... More 

Thank mvginhongkong
Walton Hills, Ohio
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

The last time I ate at Mama Santas the portions were generous & the food was delicious. I don't know what has happened but the food was overpriced & mediocre. I was so disappointed. I will not be back.

Thank Shari A
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Other food might be better, we ordered a pizza and it was average. Mozz sticks were average as well. My kid (15) liked that the crust wasn't crispy where I prefer it crispy. Price for 2 sodas and a pizza $30

Thank Wmanning79
Fayetteville, NY
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Of all of the places we could have visited in our short time in Cleveland, we are sorry we wasted a night eating here. Our server clearly did not want to be working that night. We waited far too long for her to come over with menus, when she came back she asked for our order. No drink order first.... More 

Thank sharonkayz
New Berlin, New York
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Very pleasant server. Nice relaxing atmosphere, no rush. Very good food selections. Everything we ordered was excellent.

Thank Rita C
Rocky River, Ohio USA
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268 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We like to stop here and get a pizza with friends and family. We are never disappointed the service is always good and the pizza is always delicious there's always consistency. It's a small place gets crowded but it's good. If you've never been to Little Italy know that parking can be a challenge. In the evenings they do have... More 

Thank Sinatralis
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94 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

They have a great menu for lunch and dinner, fantastic sandwiches and the minestrone is one you will have to try, pizza, and American favs.

Thank josephmY3725CY

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
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: 12305 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1927
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: 12164212159

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