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Mamma Luisa Restaurant

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673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
+1 401-848-5257
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very cute and with home environment Italian Restaurant in Newport of Rhode Island! Polite and helpful staff. Nice pastas! I recommended! Prices a little bit high!

Thank Dorotheos C
Stratford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently went there on a weekend in Newport on a Saturday night. I made the reservations a few days in advance. We arrived at our reserved time and were seated within a few minutes. We ordered the Caprese Al Pesto and the Proscuitto e Melone for appetizers and both were excellent. The melon was perfectly ripe... More 

Thank Pamela M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant! The ambiance is beautiful, the staff was so nice and helpful, and everything we ordered was fantastic. We go to Italian restaurants all the time and this was particularly delicious. There is an entire vegetarian menu which was terrific. Everything was so good! I highly recommend visiting this lovely restaurant.

Thank Caroline F
Harwinton, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the decor to the food, to the mouth watering desserts, this little gem of an Italian Restaurant should be top on anyone's list when in Newport. The bolognese over homemade pasta was the best I've ever had. Can't wait to go back.

Thank SteveandRose01
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time at Mamma Luisa. I came here with my mom and sister last year. We had such a memorable time, I brought my husband back for our anniversary dinner while we vacationed in Newport. Had the caprese app, tagliatelle al pesce, and veal scallopini. All dishes were full of flavor and authentic. Finished with a pear... More 

Thank Elizabeth F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Best italian dishes ever. I love it from the appetizer to desert. I order carpaccio because the waiter suggested me and was a great choice For second course I choosed the carbonara and i didn't fail either. My third course was Veal Marsala, one of the best. At desert I choosed the home made Tiramisu, nothing to compare with.

Thank Rew B
Sleepy Hollow, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Mamma Luisa is the best Italian restaurant around....and I live in New York, close to Manhattan!! The Bolognese over homemade egg pasta is a life-changer. The best pasta dish I have eaten in my life, bar none! Make a reservation in advance, or plan on a long wait. The locals all eat here on a regular basis...not to be missed!!!!

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Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Mamma Luisa is a cozy, intimate restaurant situated in a multi-level home. Our waiter was attentive without being intrusive. The menu offered a variety of dining choices, included vegetarian and gluten-free, supplemented by specials and a well-chosen wine list. Desserts were temptingly fresh.

Thank Marcella S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is unique in that it is a house and the small rooms are highly decorated and cozy and kind of crowded. The bread was excellent. Antipasto very tasty. Entrees predictable but good. Smaller portion option is a great idea. Carbonara is rich and filling. Small portion was just right.

Thank Robert H
Newport, Rhode Island
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100 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

This was the perfect restaurant to meet up with friends on a cold winter night. It's far down on lower Thames, which is a bit off the tourist track, but quite popular with locals in a very Italian state. It's warm and cozy, even romantic, but sophisticated and not too loud. Our server was highly knowledgeable, right down to what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-848-5257

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