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“great service; higher prices than avg”
Review of Mama D's Italian

Mama D's Italian
Ranked #1 of 511 Restaurants in Newport Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner
Reviewed September 17, 2012

First visit: The wait staff made us feel like family. Complimentary garlic/butter bread is stellar. Pink sauce is great. The ambiance is noisy (not romantic) but the place is always crowded and popular with families and couples alike. The price is fairly expensive for the modest dressiness, but the service is impeccable.

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Reviewed September 4, 2012

Hadn't been here in years - nothing has changed except maybe the staff was even more helpful. Expect the usual favorites on the menu but there's so much more. Just don't get carried away tweaking your dish - the add-ons can add-up and that's one thing our waiter didn't adequately explain.

Great for ther whole family but large parties may wait longer than a stardard party of 4.

Decent but unexceptional wine list. Good portions ensure lunch tomorrow.

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Reviewed August 17, 2012

Great Italian food. Apparently the best puzza in town. I couldn't disagree.
Theirs breads are fresh and sumptuous.

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Reviewed August 15, 2012

We went here with my 16 year old daughter. The food was good and the atmosphere was fun. I ordered the pink sauce and as always my wife ate most of my meal. I would definite get the pink sauce. The meatball was ok so you may want to order another meat. The eggplant Parmesian was very good. You cannot go wrong with any of the items and the service was extremely good. I would definitely go back again

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Reviewed August 14, 2012

During our vacation on So-Cal we ate at Mama D's and it was great. The food is great. The boys loved the pizza and the pastas were excellent. Everything tasted very fresh and authentic. Our server Mo was fantastic she made a real difference. We will go again when we are in the area.

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