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Mama Lacona's Italian Restaurant

1800 NW 86th St, Des Moines, IA 50325-7147
+1 515-270-0022
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good21%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible21%
13 Jan 2017
“amazing food”
16 Oct 2016
“Big let down!! :(”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1800 NW 86th St, Des Moines, IA 50325-7147
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

I have been here for business meetings and the food is always on point. The place is always packed and the staff is always nice and accommodating.

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

1st visit since they moved........to start ,waitress nt real friendly seemed to be pushing the brunch big time!! So my daughter's boyfriend gt the brunch.....and her and I gt the chicken Parmesan sandwich......didn't think it was a real chicken breast...... Seemed formed!? Nt real hot!...More

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Had not been in a year. Prime rib was warm only and cut was red, but tough and dry not juicy n tender. Eggs were cold. Bacon n sausage great. Taters n gravy n fried chicken were just o.k. no salmon smoked, darn. Two Italian...More

Thank Jerry U
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

I vist there every trip to Iowa I love there food pizzas and Lasagna have always been fantastic I don't live in Iowa any but when it do I always have dinner there a couple of times

Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Food and ambiance was ok. Service could be better but overall just an average restaurant. Could use some updating. I would eat here again but its not the type of restaurant I would take someone to like a first date.

Thank Tom O
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Nice atmosphere & great service. We bought a groupon, yet we were treated like important customers. The waitress was very attentive and pleasant. My husband thought the pizza was just OK but I loved it. The mozzarella sticks are delicious!

Thank Carlene L
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We had the Sunday buffet and the guy only rang in a dollar off on 1 buffet with the coupon. Every other time my wife and I ate there it was good on each of our meals. He said he had already rang it in...More

Thank Proteeus3
Reviewed 8 March 2014

Some of the staff is rude; this included the manager on the evening I was there. We got there and the manager was standing right in front of us talking to other employees and acted like we didn't exist. I finally asked if we were...More

1  Thank LovesToEat_Iowa
Reviewed 4 July 2013

I visited this restaurant with my daughter's soccer team. It was set up in advance for a team dinner. They were very accommodating by reserving the entire back room for us. For a Sat. nite, it was not very busy. The menu looked promising, but...More

Thank Bterror11
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Have eaten there one other time and food was good. Took friends this time and every dish ordered was just terrible!! Worst grinder ever had, soggy bun, filling sparce and awful. Hamburger must have been left over from lunch, fried chicken tough and stringie. Spaghetti...More

Thank Ann O
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 1800 NW 86th St, Des Moines, IA 50325-7147
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-270-0022
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