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Mama D's Italian

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$$ - $$$
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1125 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5329
+1 310-546-1492
12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had been many times prior to this visit. Food still good, let down by server on thus occasion but still a very good eatery.

Thank Richco747
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on the way to Manhattan Beach Pier and asked our uber driver for a good Italian restaurant in the area. He said no good ones but a great one! He dropped us off Mama D's! He was absolutely correct! I had the chicken piccata and Angie had the rigatoni with meatballs! Everything was perfect and delicious!! Great place

Thank David D
Rio Vista
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

6 if us met in LA to go to the Rose Bowl Parade. Went for an early dinner. Chris the owner was our entertainment as we waited for our table. The waiter brought by garlic chips to sample as we waited. All of our meals were delicious but we all decided the shrimp with pink sauce was the best. We... More 

Thank Terirv
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139 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very homey spot. Very good, basic Italian food. Nicely located downtown and near the beach. I suspect there is usually a long wait. The prices are a bit steep, but where are they not?

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I was on a bit of a budget and scanned local dinner haunts in this part of Manhattan Beach. The menu is not expansive, but all I wanted was fresh fish and vegetables and I got them, with a really nice glass of Pinot Grigio, all within budget! Sole, with fresh tomato sauce, and a side of sautéed spinach, garlic,... More 

Thank Ed H
Fort Worth, Texas
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50 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We went out for a late dinner at 7:30. The service was great but the Alfredo pasta with chicken was just good. The cheese ravioli was great. I would give back for that.

Thank tink8009
Manhattan Beach, California
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Been a local place and family owned for years. Meatball sandwich is a favorite as well as all pasta dishes. Olive oil for dipping bread is a favorite too Parking can be tedious tho as close to the beach

Thank lastres0rt
Logan, Utah
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

THIS PLACE IS AMAZING! Every time I go out to LA I make sure I run to Manhattan beach to get some food here, it is amazing!! They have other locations, but the Manhattan beach is my favorite. Let them know you are first time visitor and they will give you something :) I love this place, and I know... More 

Thank ESItrave
Manhattan Beach, California
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We used to be "regulars" but lately, the service, quality and wait staff has gone down hill. The seating has increased because they seem to have added more chairs. Great if you've got a bigger party but not very comfortable nor private. Maybe they're going for a family style experience but I really don't want to know what the table... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Small place with a great vibe. Homemade everything. Fun servers, casual, and yummy food. Just a block from beach to walk off all those carbs!

Thank Peter R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 Manhattan Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5329
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-546-1492

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