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Mamma Lucia

4916 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
+1 301-907-3399
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4916 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped by for some dinner before a movie at Landmark Theaters. Ordered my favorite, Eggplant Parmigiana. Delicious. Good portion size and reasonably priced. And that BREAD! Delicious.

Thank DaveHRoe
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food is okay but way overpriced for pizza and spaghetti. Staff was nice but not so attentive. Decor was a little more elaborate than the mall stores. Bring back family pizza joints in Bethesda.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got pizza delivered. Promised in 45 minutes, got it nearly two hours later after two phone calls. No bad weather or anything. Yet that still would be fine is the pizza was even remotely edible. Undercooked awful crust, slim toppings. I threw it away....More

Thank John r
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Friendly wait staff - my 11 month old granddaughter loved the service, but the food was quite mediocre, at best. I always order Chicken or Veal Marsala the first time I eat in any Italian restaurant so I have a basis for comparison. The chicken...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is the second time I've visited this restaurant. The first time, I got the portabella mushroom ravioli. It was delicious, but very expensive. The second time, we visited on a Monday night. Monday's special is any pasta dish for $3.99 with purchase of any...More

Thank PinkDaisy007
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Mamma Lucia pizza is one of my favorites! The cheese pizza has generous amounts of cheese and holds up well for leftover enjoyment the next day, so I always order more than I can eat in one sitting! The main course portions are generous and...More

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Staff friendly, kitchen not so! While they put out extremely large portions, all is not good. They give you two pieces when you order chicken & veal parma which we did and they give you a good top piece but the second, the one underneath...More

Thank Arnie C
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Love their delivery options, great for local offices in the area (and only a $5 delivery fee) but the actual restaurant looked very nice too. Food was very good, and pretty reasonably priced. They also have an extensive Gluten Free menu. Will definitely use them...More

1  Thank efm16
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Hate to say it, but any pizzeria that uses anything but (fresh) mozzarella on their pizza is not Italian pizzeria. Mama Lucia doesn't bother to list the cheeses on each pizza on the menu, so it is not clear what cheese is use but it...More

Thank DutchTree
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The food was top class Italian food that tastes and feels like home cooking. Abundance is the name of the game for this truly wonderful restaurant. The wait staff was also phenomenal and very attentive.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4916 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-907-3399
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