We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Mama Cucina

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
4028 Cox Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060-6701
+1 804-346-3350
Website
Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

230 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 230: English reviews
Virginia
Level Contributor
324 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We had our company Christmas Party here and it was a very good choice. The staff is always very friendly and accommodating. The food is always good and many people took home a small box of food for later. The only negatives in my mind are there is only 1 bathroom, and there aren't many sides or salads.

Helpful?
1 Thank Don M
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Small place that's always busy. Not typical Italian, pretty esoteric menu which is nice when you want something a tad different. Portions are huge but prices moderate so you get two meals (well one for me but I'm an eater) for a reasonable cost. Most entrees are $16-19. My seafood combo had a ton of seafood in it. Nice family... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank facedoc
Aiken, South Carolina
Level Contributor
269 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed!!! Good food cooked to order. I had linguine with red clam sauce and requested they add calamari. It was fabulous. Portions are significantly large. Service good. Thanks so much.

Helpful?
1 Thank patcal4
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The food and very good and there is plenty of it. Most dishes can be shared. The bread is homemade and you have to ask for seconds. This is not the place to dine slowly but a great place to eat and enjoy some laughter. The staff has been around for years and is kind with a good attitude for... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Cindi E
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Nothing fancy about this restaurant, just excellent food in perhaps too large of portions. Four of us had a great evening, though our server did seem to be rushing us. Many excellent choices, great drinks, quiet enough to have conversations. Oh yes, we will definitely return to this restaurant with very reasonable prices.

Helpful?
1 Thank JWL68
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
161 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

A small strip plaza location. First item of note is the ambient noise level. Don't expect to carry on a quiet conversation here - won't happen. You almost need to shout. The bread beforehand was marshmallow soft with a thin crust, as if someone had taken white flour Wonder bread and stuffed it into an Italian bread pan. Good wine... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brad F
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Went in for a late supper after flying in from the Deep South, was fairly crowded for the late arrival but we were promptly seated. The menu is very extensive. All entrees come with a family style salad that was very nicely done. I had the Shrimp and Scallops Napoli - shrimp and scallops sautéed in olive oil over bowtie... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Danny M
Glen Allen, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016

The shrimp is the best I've had. Their pasta is excellent. Great choice for lunch and dinner--and there's enough to take home for another meal.

Helpful?
1 Thank Ellen G
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Level Contributor
52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Mama Cuchina's never disappoints. The food is always abundant, and delicious. Good wine choices partner with the food and a high energy, positive ambiance.

Helpful?
2 Thank Ann D
Chesapeake, Virginia
Level Contributor
46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2016

You receive bread to snack on while waiting for your food. I got the shrimp wrapped in ham. It was good. The waitress was attentive. No issues/complaints.

Helpful?
1 Thank MsDee5

Been to Mama Cucina? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4028 Cox Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060-6701
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Glen Allen
  • Phone Number: +1 804-346-3350

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Mama Cucina and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Mama Cucina staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?