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Mama D's Italian

3012 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3810
+1 949-675-6262
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
16:00 - 20:30All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
3012 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3810
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1 - 10 of 504 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant gets 5 stars for the incredible hospitality and the incredible food. The pizza and spaghetti we ordered were fantastic. The entire service staff creates such a family/home atmosphere with great intentionality.

1  Thank Danny M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to try and glad we did! The food was excellent and prepared well. Service and cleanliness was spectacular. Had the homemade ravioli and chicken parmesan with mama D's special sauce. Can't go wrong with anything on the menu!!!

1  Thank yankeefanOklahoma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good Italian food. Big portions so be aware when you want to order 3 courses (or even 2). Staff is friendly and helpful. It's a bit of fusion as well as you get chocolate chip cookies with the check. Only disappointment: they don't offer...More

1  Thank Chan T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is by no means exquisite, fine italian dining. Based on how highly rated it was I thought it might be a little higher end. The restaurant is cramped and noisy. There is a line out the door (for good reason) though. They serve up...More

1  Thank MMaldo2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply perfect - both the service and the food were perfect. Everything is done to make you feel great

1  Thank JP B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here after reading several reviews, and was not disappointed. The staff is amazingly friendly and attentive. Our server Deanna was great!! The food was also very good, we had the calamari and then thanks to reading reviews about portion sizes we shared a dinner....More

1  Thank Marty B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in the OC for a graduation, I decided to take out my family and daughter's friends (9 people to include 4 children) to dinner to celebrate. After checking out reviews on restaurants, I decided we would go to Mama D's Italian Restaurant. I tried...More

1  Thank Bgreenard
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very casual place. Bring the whole family!! The food is wonderful and the service is great!!! They are all so friendly. Parking is ok not great. Uber and then you don't have to think about it.

1  Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Mamma D'S is a great place to eat. The food is wonderful and the staff and the owners make you feel right at home. The restaurant is on the small side and it is very popular so you may have a bit of a wait...More

1  Thank ocsoccergirl
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We try to come here every time we are in town. There's always a wait, but it's always worth it. The staff are very friendly and accommodating with the wait. They have chairs in front of the restaurant, have free water, bring out garlic bread...More

Thank weluvbeaches21
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Judy J
I know you don't take reservations so what is the best time to come for a group of up to 12?
7 January 2017|
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Response from lil_drummer_boy5 | Reviewed this property |
Before 6pm
Is this restaurant "Kid-friendly"?
26 November 2016|
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Response from ATM2424 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely - before 7 pm you'll families at tables and high chairs all around - I recommend it - take my 4 and 3 year old grandchildren all the time - coloring books and after the meal they get to pick from the toy chest a... More
Do you accept reservations?
1 August 2016|
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Response from rvca4life |
They do not take reservations. they use a first come, first served system.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3012 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3810
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-675-6262
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