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Mama Nina's

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546 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5858
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Livonia, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As part of a family/girls getaway, my aunts, mom and I chose to dine here to celebrate my aunt's birthday and kick off our girl's weekend. We were seated promptly by the unfriendly, older bald man, I am guessing the owner/manager, at a table where we literally hit elbows with another customer. After our garlic bread and drinks were brought... More 

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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115 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My Wife and I had The Calamari appetizer and was very good.She had Chicken Francaise and I had The Chicken Parm.The portions very big and the sauces very good.The garlic rolls very good.The nicest street in Bethlehem and Lehigh Vslley.A real nice place to walk around especially during Christmas holidays.There is a parking garage around the corner a dollar an... More 

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Thank joseph d
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very cozy atmosphere, pretty small place with not a lot of room but comfortable BYOB. We ordered the regular calamari ftom the menu and also ordered their special calamari they had , which consisted of a balsamic vinaigrette on top. We were a little disappointed the texture of the calamari we thought it was a little overcooked and rubbery. There... More 

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Thank Vincent D
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Mama Nina's! The seating is a little on the snug side inside but the food is worth it! I'm not sure Mama's secret but I love her red sauce. Be prepared for whole cloves of garlic and dripping melted butter in their scrumptious garlic knots. I love to go on a summer evening when we can sit outside.

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Thank Shelly C
New Jersey
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would give this place a three. The staff were friendly and helpful. I order chicken in lemon sauce and it was like having soup. My son enjoyed his pizza. For two meals for lunch I felt it was pricey.

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have to know the owner to get seated upstairs Stuck in the dark basement for dinner with the teenage birthday party. Really?? You have to be kidding me!

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A family-favorite in Bethlehem. Let's start with the garlic knots; the bring them out right as you sit down and the knots are dripping with olive oil and garlic. Note: not for you if you don't like garlic. If you're like me, you can pretty much eat the garlic with a spoon! Their portions here are huge and we always... More 

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Thank JDtravel14
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Met with business associates. The food was good and fairly quick. However, the wait staff seemed to have an attitude. In addition, they were unwilling and/or unable to split the checks among our party. Even the "manager" was curt when questioned about this practice. They did offer to split the check in equal thirds, which was useless given the number... More 

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Thank FrequentlyOnTheMove
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Mama Nina's to use a gift card we received. It was a beautiful night, so we sat outside. I can't say enough about our meal! First, our server was terrific. (Sadly, I didnt catch her name!)Very pleasant, very efficient, seemed to anticipate what we needed. Immediately opened our bottle of wine and brought wine glasses,... More 

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Thank Nursejudi
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Although the food at Mama Nina's is good and we have eaten there numerous times, last night really changed our minds. They say they are open until 10pm. We were seated at 8:30. Minutes after our appetizer was delivered, dinner appeared. Minutes after bringing our dinners to the table, our bus person arrived with containers. He literally was trying to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 546 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5858
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bethlehem

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