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Mama's Pizza

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961 Rice St, Saint Paul, MN 55117-4950
+1 651-489-2005
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Twin Cities, MN
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family has been to Mama's Pizza for YEARS now! From what my mother says, I have been going to Mama's since I was a child. (I'm now 40ish) Mama's is known for its simply stunning sauce! It's like an explosion party in your mouth. Pasta dishes will have plenty of it. Because of the giant serving sizes, you may... More 

Thank TravelAgentShan
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to surprise my boyfriend and called ahead to pickup 10 of their frozen pizzas. We work and live on the complete opposite side of town so I knew he would be happy to get pizzas for Christmas but I didn't realize HOW happy until I ate there myself. My coworker and I called ahead to order a pizza to... More 

Thank Kimi C
White Bear Lake
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Stopped for dinner with my daughter and split the large baked Mostaccioli was so good and enough for two of us with a take home box. Great service. We will be back.

Thank LeenieWhiteBearLake
Rochester, Minnesota
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My 11 year old daughter picked Mama's for her birthday supper. We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table but this is by far one of the best all around places in all of Minneapolis- St Paul. Tony the owner took care of us and the staff brought my daughter an ice cream cone (standard for everyone afterwards)... More 

Thank Flaps23
Twin Cities
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is classic, good quality, Italian-American food. Family owned and run for 50 years, so you know it's good. Portions are huge. Service is prompt, efficient, and friendly. Prices are great. Pizza oven in the front, kitchen in the back, and some tables and booths in between. Large take out business

Thank MinnesotaFamily2
Woodbury, Minnesota
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is what you think of for neighborhood eatery! Pizza is great and sausage/peppers excellent. Ice cream is a nice touch.

Thank z308
Maplewood, MN'
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband and I met another couple here for pizza. They ordered the Flavor Explosion and we got our normal Canadian Bacon/Pineapple. It came hot and very, very tasty. I did have a couple pieces of the Flavor Explosion and it is an explosion in your mouth. The banana peppers have a kick to them which is not my norm,... More 

Thank heyjude0119
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

This pizza was incredible! I also recommend the Italian fries. And they give you an ice cream cone at the end of your meal! How neat is that?!

Thank Bill V
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137 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We have been going here for many many years and they never disappoint! From their delicious and cheesy pizzas to their pastas and the amazing meatball sandwiches covered in cheese! You can't go wrong with any choices. For the bone Italian food lover they have some great American favorites as well! Top your meal off a free and friendly mini... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

I have been coming to Mamas for over 20 years now. Food is fresh and made with care. Everyone there focuses on your happiness and the atmosphere is casual and fun. Special events are treated with special care but every time I have a chance to go to Mama's it is a special event!

Thank Matt B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 961 Rice St, Saint Paul, MN 55117-4950
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-489-2005

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Sartell, Minnesota
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?