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“Great food at lovely Italian”
Review of La Mama Restaurant

La Mama Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 146 Restaurants in Randburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $12
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: La Mama Restaurant started in 1977 and is 4 decades strong With a solid Authentic Italian Cuisine and great Pizza's La Mama is rated at one of the top 50 restaurants in Johannesburg to eat. A classic cozy Italian decor and warm friendly veteran waiters and enthusiastic nothing is too much trouble owners. Our guests are regulars and we have some 3 generations of families still eating at La Mama. A classic menu and 1980's size portions, fresh on the day philosophy makes La Mama an exceptional destination dining experience. Take a look at our reviews and don't miss out on authentic Italian right on your doorstep.
Reviewed April 12, 2014

Love La Mama consistently good food at a great price. We have never had a bad meal here and the service is always friendly. Great melanzana

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Thank JohnJen27
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Reviewed April 8, 2014

I love coming to this place. The food is always good and so is the service. The staff is very friendly, and they go out of their way to accommodate you. Gluten-free pasta and pizza is available. The only downside is the outdated interior, which can, however, also be seen as cosy. The outside patio is set beautifully. If you live in the Randburg area I can definitely recommend this place, esp. for authentic Italian cuisine and hospitality.

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Thank katk87
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

What a lovely place. I visited with friends, after hectic work day....and what a pleasant surprise. This is exactly what we needed. Place is easy to find, secure parking and the atmosphere is great. Food was excellent. Service was good. Maybe the best pasta i ever had. Will be back as there is so many tasty things on offer. Owner was very hands on. I recommend this place.

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2  Thank ivabella
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Reviewed March 23, 2014

Looking for a new place to eat in this part of the Johannesburg area, I came across La Mama. It was a great choice! The food and service were excellent. The host welcomed us with sincere interest in ourselves ("Is this your first visit? How did you find us?") and in his menu (even a biologist's explanation of the fins on one kind of fish on special). La Mama is a small restaurant in an unassuming location, one that is very much worth a visit.

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2  Thank Phil C
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Reviewed March 19, 2014

Discovered this family run eatery in the fairly industrial side of Randburg!! Great hospitality - proper Italian - splendid food.

Felt like part of the family when we left. Highly recommended. Food great and service very personal.

We will be back!!!

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1  Thank Chrisvz1
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