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Mama Mia Trattoria

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439 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3403 (SW Washington Street)
+1 503-295-6464
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Beaverton, Oregon
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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met friends downtown to take advantage of special price fixed menus ---first time here and its a very popular restaurant ---- salad - entree and dessert all for 29.00 per person-- food and drinks always taste better when you are sharing a meal with good friends -- caesar salads ---2 osso buco - one chicken Parmesan and one pasta dish... More 

Thank lougee1043
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner and the wait staff was very friendly and pleasant. I had the Bolognese which had home made noodles and the dish was good, but not great. Overall good food for a good price.

Thank Bill Y
Olympia, Washington
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411 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read the reviews about happy hour at this location and decided to sample some dishes from the menu. The minestrone soup and romaine salad were very good. The manicotti was awful. It tasted like mold but apparently the flavor was an overabundance of dried thyme. I liked that shaved cheese came with the bread.

Thank LaLunaStella
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Order what they suggest! Osso Bucco was excellent and so was the gnocchi with pesto. Cannoli are baked fresh daily and filled when you order (which is the proper way to do cannoli). Also, free glasses of champagne for our anniversary! Neither one of us could finish our main course and shared the cannoli (two small ones - so perfect... More 

Thank TravelBGS
Burnaby, Canada
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017

Came in as a group of 7 today to try out their Portland Dine Out menu. Lots of choices and lots of food! Entree portions were large - almost everyone packed home part of their meal. Everything tasted good but I would say the most memorable item we ordered was off the regular menu. Give the fried zucchini a try!!... More 

Thank CVuong
Portland, Oregon
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We like to try new places, we have not been to before, for Portland Dining Month. My husband loves Ciopino and that was one of the entrees they were offering. Per him, it was good but not the best he has had. Not enough broth to the soup, so the seafood was getting a bit dried out. We both started... More 

Thank Dana97219
Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

I was recommended to go hear. The food was warm to cold. Lacks flavour. Save yourself and go somewhere else in Portland. Not happy at all.

Thank phixy31
1 review
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Food had to be sent back. Quality very average. Definitely not a place I would suggest to show case 'portland' My food was cold in the middle and stopped eating. Do not go hear unless you like average food.

Thank Philip H
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317 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

My family had dinner here on a Saturday evening, and the atmosphere and wait staff were great. I ordered the spaghetti and meatballs and my wife got the manicotti. We also ordered some fried mozerella cheese (freshly made there). The food was well prepared and tasted very good. It seems this restaurant uses freshly made pasta with there meals and... More 

Thank cohoman
Portland, OR
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107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Convenient location for downtown or easily accessible from the east side. Love their meatballs and spaghetti!

Thank Sillydg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3403
    (SW Washington Street)
  • Public Transportation: Conveniently located 2 blocks from MAX line - 1st & Oak stop and 5th & Oak stop
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-295-6464
When you dine at Mama Mia Trattoria, Portland's Italian tradition, you've taken a step back in time into a traditional Italian kitchen where memories come to life with authentic southern Italian meals and the genuine hospitality of people who love delicious and genuine Italian dishes. At Mama Mia Trattoria our meals are prepared from scratch every day, with only the freshest ingredients. Our sauces and meatballs simmer all day to add the perfect flavor and essence to our expertly crafted dishes. We are committed to providing the highest quality food and service by sparing no expense and by using only the best local products and sustainable resources available. Here at Mama Mia Trattoria, we take pride in our daily, freshly made pastas, mozzarella cheese, and our scrumptious homemade desserts. We even make our Italian ice cream and sorbet daily. At Mama Mia Trattoria, you'll find timeless favorites like chicken, veal, and eggplant parmigiana, handmade ravioli, lasagna, manicotti, gnocchi and countless other pastas, pizzas, chicken and seafood dishes, all made from scratch and cooked to perfection. Our dining room sparkles with over twenty crystal chandeliers and nearly fifty gilded mirrors. Our marble tables are reminiscent of those found in many Trattorias throughout Italy. With our dramatically tall ceilings, an entire wall of fourteen-foot tall windows, keep the dining room lively yet mysterious. The warm ambiance of rich red, green, gold and black decor beckons diners to relax and savor the brilliant flavors of Italian cooking served in a luxurious yet Portland-esque casual atmosphere. The rich, black granite bar is a perfect spot for one of our delicious signature cocktails, many made with our own house-infused spirits. Both the sixty-inch and forty-inch high-definition televisions are the perfect place to watch your favorite sporting events while you sit back and relax. Our entire food menu is served throughout the day at the most comfortable bar in downtown Portland. Our location, the historic Waldo Building, built in 1886, is easily visible on one of the most traveled corners in Downtown Portland at the intersection of SW Washington Street and 2nd Avenue, just feet away from great shopping at Pioneer Place, the waterfront, mass transit and some of the most visited attractions in downtown. So plan something special and meet your friends, family, and colleagues at Mama Mia Trattoria. Our old school Italian-American soul food, like that offered at the best restaurants in "Little Italy's" across the United States, will exceed your expectations.
Happy Hour:
Monday - Saturday: 04:00pm - 07:00pm
Sunday: 04:00pm - 09:00pm

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