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Mama Cucina

4028 Cox Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060-6701
+1 804-346-3350
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (39 reviews)
“bread” (38 reviews)
Italian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
4028 Cox Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060-6701
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are new to Richmond and went to Mama Cucina’s because we found on line it was dog friendly on its outside patio. So glad we did! The owner and staff were friendly and welcoming, and the food was amazing from bread, salad, to the...More

Thank hokie77
Nick P, Owner at Mama Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your nice words. It was a pleasure speaking to you and your husband. I'm so happy you enjoyed your Rigatoni Rosa, it's a favorite for sure! Hope to see you soon!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay so we came in Saturday night around 730. The owner works the front and gets the customers seated fairly quickly. Of course the place is packed inside and out .no surprise..prices are downright cheap for the quantity and caliber of food. We had the...More

Thank DaveofBlueRidge
Nick P, Owner at Mama Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words, we take great pride in our homemade sausage. It was a pleasure speaking with you Saturday night!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disgusting food and the worst service. We got Pasta and chicken parmigiana we could not eat because the waitress didn’t give us enough time to choose our meal so we had to settle with some thing random. And their Sause tastes like metal for a...More

Thank gazi b
Nick P, Owner at Mama Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

1st review in 6 years and it was for the #1 restaurant on trip advisor in Glen Allen... Seems legit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were passing thru Glen Allen for the evening. Found Mama Cucina thru Trip Advisor. It was everything posted by others. Friendly, family owned restaurant with delicious, plentiful portions. Family style salad with entrees that was refreshing. Seasoned olive oil served with bread was amazing!...More

Thank suzettedonleavy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here, and we stopped for lunch. Pasta was great and the portion was huge! Waitress wasn’t very friendly and came and went way too quick.

Thank techgmu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the few things my wife and I miss about living in the West End is Mama Cucina. If coming for lunch, be prepared to wait. It is popular, and for good reason. The food is consistently delicious, with great prices, and huge portions....More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute you walk in you are greeted with friendly and attentive staff. I have been here many times, moved away but was back for a business trip this time. I love the casual atmosphere, relaxed and friendly, after all I'm here for the...More

Thank scottpQ9329ER
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is Italian the way we enjoyed it in Italy in the 1980s and 90s. Limited menu of freshly-made dishes. Not chain or corporate driven. Generous portions. Check the specials.

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I’m a Transplant from New York and find it hard to find good Italian food . While this place doesn’t have a few dishes that I would prefer it is a good place with good food and reasonable prices . Not always the friendliest service...More

Thank mmnrj15
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve never had a bad experience. Even when the food takes a little extra time, it’s worth the wait. I lived in Rome for 5 months, and whenever I need my Italian fix, I come here.

Thank Lauren X
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15 May 2015|
Response from nickPanos54 | Property representative |
Yes it is. I recommend calling and making a reservation and we'll keep you more toward the door where it is easiest. (804) 346-3350 Hope to hear from you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4028 Cox Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060-6701
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Glen Allen
  • Phone Number: +1 804-346-3350
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