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“Skip dessert”
Review of Mamma Lucia

Mamma Lucia
Ranked #27 of 366 Restaurants in Bethesda
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Delivery
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery
Baltimore, Maryland
Level 5 Contributor
95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Skip dessert”
Reviewed July 7, 2014

Pasta dishes were ok but very oversized and not as flavorful as I had hoped for. 1 dish lasted 3 meals for me. Dessert was a huge disappointment- the tiramisu was very dry and did not taste like any tiramisu I've ever had. Service was fairly attentive and polite. The menu is extensive, and the pizzas looked quite good (the majority of the people I saw ordered pizza).

  • Visited July 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Rockville, Maryland
Level 6 Contributor
96 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Go just for the Pizza”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Their entier menu was good at some point several years ago, but i think they got to big and the quality of the food went head down. On the other hand the Bread and the olive oil mix is just outstanding. Their pizza is also really good too.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Amir D
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Spring, Texas, United States
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Little flavor”
Reviewed June 21, 2014

This place was in a great location and a very happening place on a Sat evening. The manager saw us looking at a menu outside and came and greeted us and answered any questions we had. The service was great. We ordered take out and everyone was polite and quick. My kids got the spaghetti and meatballs. Too much sauce on the pasta and it just did not have much flavor. The meatballs were ok. I had the eggplant parmiagiana with a spaghetti side. The cheese was overcooked and rubbery. Do not think we would go back.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Jennifer Z
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great - 3 times the charm ... new owner!! ”
Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

So before I had beed there and even once walked out cause after being seated for 10 min we got no service ... BUT NOW ITS GREAT !!! I have been there 2 times with my boyfriend and Maria my server was great. And I think Dave ?! the new manager is great ... It is just a wonderful place and wonderful staff and food. I will now go there again ... their one in rockville is great also and always has been :)

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Thank blueh2ogirl
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Canberra, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Not memorable, not good value”
Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Called in here for a quick casual mid week dinner with family. We were disappointed. The standard Italian pastas were not done particularly well, and the prices reflected something a bit better, at least by our way of thinking. So I doubt we would return.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Schwags
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