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mamma italia

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$$ - $$$
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stannington grove, Sunderland, England
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Visited here Wednesday night for a birthday celebration. Starter of calamari was possibly the worst I've ever had and sent it back. I was offered an alternative or another portion but declined. We were told it would be taken off the bill. My main course of Stroganoff was okay with rice but again nothing special. My wife had sea bass... More 

2 Thank Neil R
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Just returned home from a fabulous meal for our local residents group. The food was served swiftly table by table everything so hot and nicely served. We were all served within a very respectable time. As usual the staff were very attentive and Pascal was working hard with his staff as well as checking that everything was running smoothly. Hands... More 

Thank loveholidays
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We've only used this Italian restaurant a couple of times before but everything has always been good. The whole family were eating out although it was just a quick meal. The adults didn't have a start but the children shared potato skins. These were cooked so well that I might order them next time and this would be a first... More 

2 Thank Sarah L
Seaham, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We celebrated at our favourite restaurant with 11 members of our family and had a fabulous meal as usual. No fuss or singing but a candle in his dessert.

Thank Pat b
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Quite a nice lunch, husbands apple pie and custard although tasted nice looked as if served with a catapult! Personally wouldn't have served it at home looking this way

Thank Shazzam1956
Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We have visited mamma Italian on many of occasions and have always had excellent food and service! That's why we return,So what happened on Saturday night? We had a table booked for 9 and we eventually got seated at 9.15 that's no problem. Then we were told they had ran out of bread abit unusual for a Italian restaurant! but... More 

5 Thank Mjwatso
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Our favourite restaurant, actually had the chicken Sunday lunch today and it was delicious, this is an all round place to go whether in groups, couples or with friends.

1 Thank M B
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429 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Six of us went to celebrate a birthday Great atmosphere Excellent staff Great portions 12 large prawns in my wife's meal. Ok prices Definitely worth another visit

Thank Mix-m8
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We have been to Mamma Italia many times ate in the restaurant and the bar we have never been disappointed. Mamma Italia serve the best food we have ever tasted with fantastic service and lovely atmosphere. We visited the restaurant a week ago on a Thursday evening with our son and his girlfriend.As usual the restaurant was pack so we... More 

Thank Denise H
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely local Italian restaurant, vibrant, popular, very attentive staff, good food. Can't fault it!

Thank Michael Y

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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
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: stannington grove, Sunderland, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: 0191-522-7516

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