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“Good Italian food”

Ristorante Mamma Gina
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Ranked #4 of 295 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $45
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Ristorante Mamma Gina has been a landmark in Florentine cuisine in Italy since 1956. Thirty years later, in 1986, California residents were able to get their very own taste of Italy as Ristorante Mamma Gina made its way to the United States.Since then we have been serving the desert with the best Italian food you can find on this side of the world. We pride ourselves on our authentic Italian cuisine, kitchen, and service. With white linens and a very classy atmosphere, Ristorante Mamma Gina is the perfect spot for your next date night or family get together. Bring your next special occasion to Ristorante Mamma Gina. Our Wine Room and Lounge are available for small private parties. For an intimate gathering our Wine Room accommodates between 10 to 18 people comfortably. For larger groups our Lounge accommodates parties up to 60 people. We have 4 sample menus to choose from, or you can always create your own. We're the next best thing to Italy itself! Come in for a traditional and authentic Italian dish. White wine with barrel on vineyard in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy Thinking of traveling to Tuscany, Italy for the real deal? Weekly or monthly rentals available at great apartments in Florence and Villas in Chianti area. We know just the right spots to travel and of course eat! Additional Business Information: Happy Hour: 4pm-close Dinner: 5pm-close Early Bird Special: 5-6pm
Reviewed December 20, 2012

We went to their early bird dinner. Three courses for twenty five dollars. Excellent food for a very reasonable price considering the quality of the food. Very good service.

1  Thank Raphael E
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

This is not mere bar food but more "small plates" of the items on the main menu. Plates are $5-$10 and drinks are also priced accordingly including wine and even the call martinis.
Friendly although noisy atmosphere with lots of locals.

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1  Thank sheila h
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Reviewed December 14, 2012

Traditional Italian menu and the price for wine by the glass was cheap ($6.50 - $10, as compared to larger cities). It was nice to have the option of ordering a half order of a main dish, as long as you ordered a salad or appetizer. We enjoyed sitting at a round table in a booth - there were 5 of us and we all ended up drinking different wines since we ordered it by the glass versus the bottle. It worked out well for us. The wait staff was very good too.

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1  Thank TravelgalCathy
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

Definitely not the best Italian I've ever had. So-so food, Okay service, little atmospehere. I'll be looking for a better Italian restaurant next time in the desert.

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2  Thank HappilyMarried88
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Reviewed December 3, 2012

This was my wife and my third and second visit. I was surprised at the decline in food quality. I ordered Caesar Salad and Papardelle with sausages. The Caesar dressing was either mild or weak in flavor. The Papardelle was created without flair. Flavors were really not apparent. I did have a wonderful Tuscan red wine which perhaps made the evening successful.

1  Thank mabemeister
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