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Mamma Maria

#10 of 2,379 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
North End
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3 North Sq, Boston, MA 02113-2404 (Prince Street)
+1 617-523-0077
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a superb dinner here last week. The service was spectacular and the food was superb. We ate in the upstairs dining room which was elegant and comfortable. Couldn't fault the whole experience.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Mamma Maria is among the best Italian meals we've ever had. First, the atmosphere and ambiance is top rate. The restaurant is comfortable with muted lighting and white tablecloths. My wife had the very best bolognese she ever had, and I had an ethereal tasting lobster ravioli in a pink sauce that had just the right flavor to offset the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

If you say you are open till 10pm .do not turn away a table at 9 30pm. FYI we did get the "kitchen is closed now" earlier that hours posted

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

A great little restaurant with amazing service and good food. Little bit too noisy , crowded but yet cosy.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Make your reservations early, they fill up quickly with no question as to why. The food and the atmosphere are unbeatable!!

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Thank Ashley V
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Went in June 2015 for a birthday dinner that was absolutely perfect in every way. Thank you Mamma Maria's! Great care is taken with food allergies, so everyone is welcome. A delightful time was had by all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went with a couple friends of ours here for our last night in Boston, and what a way to end our trip. Traffic was a little heavy and we were running about five minutes behind on our reservation, we called to let the hostess know and she said "no problem, we'll see you when you get... More 

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Hull, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

The restaurant was elegant with linen table cloths, the service was impeccable, the menu had a great selection and the wine was perfect with the meal. we had an appetizer of beet salad and warm figs and prosciutto, an entree of veal, and lobster ravioli and a dessert of blueberry and rasberry tiramisu. fabulous~

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Norwell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Two times in the last few weeks we have gone. We ask for the porch upstairs overlooking the square below. Very enjoyable meal from someones busy home. Menu changes regularly. Best baked oysters I have ever had. Oysters baked florentine style with Prosecco zabaglione. Enjoyed the Black Bass. Very happy with the staff and comfort of the restaurant . Menu... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Great restaurant! Had a neat but cramped little room right above the entrance staircase - so cramped that we had to rearrange to get out to go to the restroom. This was a celebration dinner during a business trip to a conference where I'd won an award, and we went to Mamma Maria with another couple (who had also been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Cuisine
Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 North Sq, Boston, MA 02113-2404
    (Prince Street)
  • Public Transportation: T to Haymarket or Government Center.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-0077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in North End

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North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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