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Mamma Maria

#11 of 2,370 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Neighbourhood:
North End
Italian, Contemporary
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3 North Sq, Boston, MA 02113-2404 (Prince Street)
+1 617-523-0077
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Ghent, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Difficult reservation to secure but well worth the effort. Date and I both had fantastic meals, surprisingly moderately priced. The host and hostess adhere to timely reservations so no need to arrive early. Waiting area is cramped and we were not offered to wait in the lounge or bar, if there is one. Seated upstairs with street view that was... More 

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Mission Viejo
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food; we were upstairs; tables are close together but that's typical of the North End. Everyone (8) enjoyed each dish

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calgary
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518 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mama Maria was recommended to us by a someone staying at the same hotel so off we went for what turned out to be an excellent dinner in every way. It is tucked away on a little square in an old brownstone....our table overlooked the little courtyard. Service was very good and knowledgeable. My lobster agnollotti was superb as was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't know where the bad reviews for surly waiters, small portions, bland food are coming from. Appetizers were excellent my son actually liked his duck appetizer better than the rabbit pasta but also enjoyed the rabbit. I went vegetarian and had beet salad which I loved and squash tortelloni which I loved My husband had mozzarella and osso bucco which... More 

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Hanover, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing setting Excellent wait staff Excellent food Pricey - but sometimes you do get what you pay for Highly recommended !!!

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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mamma Maria is off the beaten path in the North End, which makes it even more special. Tucked inside a historic brownstone, the restaurant is high end Italian at its finest. It is a quiet place for a wonderful evening of food. EVERYTHING was phenomenal...the salumi appetizer, scallops, bolognese pasta, and especially the cornish game hen. Finally, Dorina was an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were a party of six persons, and we tasted from different plates. it was an excellent experience with a great choice of wine. Great place, excellent food, and very good service.

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Edmonton, Canada
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place! A friend of mine found this restaurant on Tripadvisor, so we decided to try it out on our trip. We were not disappointed! The food was full of flavour and it had perfect portion sizes. We tried two different wines, a red and a white, and both were fantastic! Take note, this is a higher end Italian... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

many innovated Italian and traditional dishes,make a reservation and try to sit upstairs by the balcony , well worth it.

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place using trip advisor. It was an excellent experience. The waitress was very friendly. She recommended a few things to try, One was the warm tomatoes and mozzarella. It was fantastic. The food came out in perfect proportions. They have a large list of wines as well. I picked a random red wine and it was delicious, I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
Italian, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 North Sq, Boston, MA 02113-2404
    (Prince Street)
  • Public Transportation: T to Haymarket or Government Center.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-0077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in North End

Neighbourhood Profile
North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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