Our favorite home style Italian restaurant in Tucson. Been going there for 40 years, still delicious. Love Joe's special.
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The four of us had an early dinner on Saturday night. I was really looking forward to homemade pasta and that is the source of my disappointment. The linguini was gummy and overlooked. Second disappointment was the eggplant parmigiana. While the sauce was tasty the...More
We had a fantastic dinner at Mama Louisa's. Spaghetti and meatballs, baked rigatoni and cannoli for dessert...delicious just like your mom would make! We had a wonderful conversation with Joe the owner. He told us all of the recipes came from his Mom! I love...More
We eat here regularly and have never had a bad meal. The menu is short and they concentrate on preparing things well. If you like spicy try anything Joe's Special. Sorry a couple of malcontents were not happy. Some people just can't be pleased.
Friendly greeting. Seated and offered yummy bread sticks and nice wine by the glass selection with many Italian reds to choose from. Decided on Mamma's Combo. Really nice red sauce. Rachael was the server and did fine job. Also met Michael the owner, hard working...More
What made me want to try this place for my birthday dinner was their making their own pasta. What they call linguini is actually angel hair pasta...so over cooked that you cannot pull it apart with two forks! The mariana sauce is just tomato paste,...More
On the recommendation of TripAdvisor reviewers, my wife and I decided to take the drive out to Mama Louisa's Italian Restaurant while visiting Tucson on a mini-golf trip. When we pulled into the parking lot, the restaurant looked rough around the edges (hole in the...More
this is by far the worst Italian restaurant in Tucson the pasta was so over cooked it was mush. I had to chase down the server thee times to place my order, get my food and fill my water glass do not wast your time...More