Celebrate your next occasion with Italian flair at Mama Della’s Ristorante. Private and semi-private rooms accommodate groups of 8-70, and each room tells a part of the story of Mama Della. Strolling through, you’ll find Italian minstrels, and you might even run into Mama Della or her sister, Zita.View Private Dining Details
Great service and food!
I stayed at Loews Portofino for two nights. We tried to eat at Mama Dellas the first night but they were booked until a much later time. We decided to make reservations for the second night which was very easy to do using Open table. We got a good time and we were seated right away. The vibe was nice family friendly or also great for a date night. We came hungry so it seemed like it took a while for the food to come out and I ended up filling up on bread. But the food was excellent and portion was good! I would highly recommend!
The food was superb and the service and ambience outstanding. Will definitely dine with them again.
Service just okay. Carbonara was bland and oily. Disappointing as this was our anniversary dinner.
Went to Mama's for our 25th Anniversary and came away happier than ever. The live music was superb; great voices! The dishes were excellent, fresh and hot, and some of the best Italian we've had.
Excellent food and even better service! Our server Mohammed was awesome and went out of his way for us.
I have been here many times and it is always wonderful!
All seven in our party enjoy the food and time spent having a dinner for a son'd birthday and Mothers Day.
We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. It was Mother’s Day and there were a couple of little niceties that made the dinner even more special.
We had excellent service as well and enjoyed the beautiful entertainers.
A lovely experience.
We went to visit Mama Dellas for my fathers birthday. Knowing we had a reservation at 8:45, we came a bit early and asked to be seated earlier since my parents are on the older side. They turned us away, and said we could return at 9:30pm (not asking if we even had a reservation).
When we return at 8:45, the restaurant was nearly empty. On a Saturday evening, they were understaffed and the employees and servers were no where to be found, and taking smoke breaks every 10 minutes. I asked for a side of Caesar dressing and they took 15 minutes to bring it over.
It was underwhelming and honestly very disappointing
Everything was exceptional
Amazing! Went for Mother’s Day & was very impressed. Service was perfect and the chicken carbonara and bistecca was delicious. We will definitely be back on our next visit to Portofino.
We were celebrating my granddaughters 16th birthday and she wanted to have her special meal here as we had celebrated last year. First class all the way and had a special dessert given to her. The singers made it that much more enjoyable. Am anxious to return again next year.
Good food outdoor seating with view of Bay Harbor
Lovely greeting on arrival. Antipasto and the special, clams with prawns and linguine, was excellent. Nice wine too.
The food was outstanding, but service was even better! The staff was so attentive and planned the arrival of dishes perfectly! The Italian singer and guitar player were so good. Thank you for such a wonderful evening!!
Awesome Service, terrific food and ambience. Live music to complement the meal.
You must eat here if you want a really excellent dinner. Reasonably priced.
We had a wonderful dining experience at Mama Della’s! Great food and attentive staff. Would definitely go again!
Fabulous dinner. It was our anniversary and they gave us a complimentary dessert. Very romantic with singers going table to table
This was the second visit this year for my husband and I, and it was just as good if not better than the first one! Mama Dellas is hands down one of the best dining experiences in the resort.
Great and cozy atmosphere, amazing food,drinks,dessert,and service! Our waiter was great and very attentive, and the opera singer and her guitar player gave us a beautiful performance. (Though I can't recall their names?)
They both made it feel as if we were the only ones there despite the restaurant being quite busy, it was relaxing, immensely enjoyable, and great for winding down after a fun day in the parks.
We will definitely be back! Hopefully sooner than later :)
We very much enjoyed eating dinner at this place twice on our vacation. Both times we had great service and our meals were very good. I had the special the first night and it was spectacular. I also had the Lasagna the 2nd time and it was very good as well. I had the Cannoli martini and it was great. My husband had the Godfather drink and that was good too.
Early Mother’s Day present
We live the Portofino Hotel in Orlando, and this is our go to restaurant. Food is very good across the board, great atmosphere, including strolling minstrels.
We arrived tired after traveling all day and even though we had a reservation for a bit later in the evening, we arrived early and they seated us right away. Fabulous food, be sure to have a pitcher of the home made sangria, excellent service. If it were closer to our home we would probably go there at least twice a month and have carry-out in between dining in at the restaurant. My husband had the spaghetti and I had the "family recipe" lasagna - to die for!
Can't say enough positive things about this restaurant or our experience at the Portofino restaurants in general. High recommended.
The food and music were wonderful. The only disappointment was with our server. We let the restaurant know ahead of time that it was my daughters birthday and she was even wearing a birthday button. No one sang happy birthday, there was no special dessert or recognition. I would have expected more at an expensive resort restaurant.
Anniversary dinner - perfect!
Good restaurant with good food and service. Would return in the future.
As always, from arrival at the restaurant to leaving it was a great experience. Our server Fidan was fabulous, the food was awesome and the singers NEVER fail to entertain us! Love Mama Della's and will be back!
Great martini, bread, spaghetti/meatballs. Great seafood stew, except mussels fatigued and Caesar salad initially very poor, but chef redeemed himself somewhat with a redo. Still lacked authentic flavors. Prices here are somewhat high, so there was little excuse for the poor salad.
Nonetheless, the setting and the roving singing group that did songs of the diners' choice -- mostly Italian ballads -- made the evening. We must recommend this restaurant and will likely return.
As usual great food and service. I wish they did not change the food presentation we had back in January. Not a fan of my meat entrée stacked on top of my pasta.
When you go try the Famigla Castellani Chianti. Fantastic wine and a great price.
The service was impeccable, attention to every detail. We had a birthday to celebrate and they went above and beyond with an opera singer and a special dessert. They were on top of every delicious course.
Mama Della's was very good. It's such a pretty setting and I just love the live singer strolling around! All of our entrees were very good and we had a nice bottle of Chianti. It's pricey, but hey, you're in a popular tourist spot. Would definitely recommend eating here if you're at Universal. And you do not have to be a hotel guest to eat there (or any of the Universal resort restaurants) . We took the walking path there from City Walk and took the boat back. Nice place!
We were looking for a lovely, quiet place to dine & we certainly found it here. The Italian singers were wonderful, a bit loud, but, hey, they're Italian! The chicken parm, sea bass, bruchetta were all wonderful!
Great food and ambiance!
An excellent meal. Great taste. Good value for a resort restaurant.
Ever since finding this hidden gem at the Portofino, we have returned for the past three years to celebrate our Anniversary! An evening at Mama Della's is always perfect from beginning to end! We are definitely looking forward to our next get-away in Orlando. The drive from Tampa is well worth it each and every time! Thank you!
This was a nice place for dinner during our stay at a neighboring Loews hotel on the Universal property. We loved the strolling Italian singers and the waitstaff was very attentive. The food was also excellent. It's pricey, but your paying for the ambiance and location.
Great food and location, friendly staff so thank you for a nice evening
Delcious and friendly
Old style Italian dishes in an old world atmosphere. Excellent all the way around including tableside musical serenade.