About Mamma Maria
Nationally acclaimed Italian cuisine served in five elegant dining rooms within an historic 1830 brick townhouse overlooking America's oldest public square - North Square - in the heart of Boston's North End neighborhood.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
T to Haymarket or Government Center.
Geraldo Andrade/Julio Torres
Private Party Facilities:
Mamma Maria offers elegant private dining available 7 nights a week. With five separate dining rooms, we are able to serve all your private dining needs.
Piccolo Room accommodates 2 -6
Puccini Room accommodates 10 -16
Terrace Room accommodates 18 -30
Rossini Room accommodates 20 - 40
Verdi Room accommodates 40 -50
Private Party Contact:
Jennifer Mancuso: 6175230077x2
Banquet, Bar Dining, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access
Mamma Maria Ratings and Reviews
Don't confuse Mamma Maria's, because of ...
Don't confuse Mamma Maria's, because of the name, with a red sauce establishment with checkered table cloths and Chianti baskets on the table; it's none of this. Mamma Maria 's is a "serious" restaurant; excellent, creative kitchen, professional and charming wait staff. We had Osso Buco (superb), pasta with Rabbit (also superb), pasta Bolognese and Buffalo (bison) steak cooked Tuscan style (all great).
Sophisticated atmosphere in the north en ...
Sophisticated atmosphere in the north end. Service was very professional. Although the cut of veal was excellent, I believe it deserved a sauce of some kind, as it was too dry without one. The lobster pasta was above expectations. Great for a romantic dinner.
Great food, great service, great ambianc ...
Great food, great service, great ambiance. Visited with 4 friends and everyone loved their meals. We are all Bostonians who hadn't visited Mama Maria in several years and were all impressed with the food, service and ambiance.
Once again we had a fabulous dinner at o ...
Once again we had a fabulous dinner at our favorite restaurant in the north end. Nice ambience with great service and delicious food. I'd come here just for the homemade pesto with bread and olives that they start with.
This is my second time at this restauran ...
This is my second time at this restaurant, the food was great. Everyone in our party enjoyed their food, it is a little pricey but we had a lovely table at the window and our waiter was very helpful. Would most definitely go back the next time we visit Boston and would recommend you try it out. Make sure you have a reservation as it is a pretty popular place.
What an incredible dinning experience. I ...
What an incredible dinning experience. In a very nice part of the north end. Server was top notch. Very accommodating and recommend a great bottle of wine. Wine we had was not over priced either. Some restaurants will charge you 3x what the retail rate is. Mamma Maria was very reasonable. Had quail, oysters, and tuna tartare to start. Delicious! I had the osso buco. Wife had lobster dish. Desert was great time! We will definitely go back and will need to recommend sitting by the Windows this time although the seats we had were still great!
This is the second time I've been to Mam ...
This is the second time I've been to Mamma Maria and it was once again unbelievable. I had the black bass and my mom has the lobster ravioli, both were amazing. Most restaurants in the north end blend into each other but this one stands above the rest.
Food and atmosphere great! Service was ...
Food and atmosphere great! Service was timely and good except he brought our vodka straight up (2) in old fashioned glasses. When questioned, he said he saved us money because the bartender would have charged more for a martini! Wow! He also questioned my wife whether she actually knew the contents of her entre. I don't appreciate being pushed around by a waiter. Great restaurant that has a waiter that needs some people skills.
We make it a point to dine at Mama Maria ...
We make it a point to dine at Mama Maria at least once or twice a year during visits to Boston, and it never disappoints. On this occasion my wife and I both had the pasta with rabbit which was wonderful; and I had the heirloom tomatoes with olive oil and basil as an appetizer and only wish it was possible to get such terrific tomatoes ourselves. Finally, the service was professional and friendly.
Lovely place in North End with oodles of ...
Lovely place in North End with oodles of nooks and crannies that made it fun to dine in! Our salads were great (check out the one with beets--very sweet and tasty)! All our entrees were great: pasta, chicken and lobster ravioli! YUM! Flourless chocolate cake for dessert was amazing.
I'd return in a heartbeat! A must!
Lovely old townhouse converted into very ...
Lovely old townhouse converted into very quaint dining rooms. Service was very good. I felt the wine list was limited, which was disappointing. Baked oyster appetizer was superb, as was the lobster ravioli. Pasta is fresh and properly prepared. Overall a very wonderful evening, and we certainly would return.
All around bad dining experience. The pl ...
All around bad dining experience. The place stinks, literally, probably sewer gas. The service started out quite good, but then it seemed we were forgotten because we sat for about 30 minutes after our entrees were finished. No one picked up used glasses or plates throughout the meal. The wait staff kicked the chairs of two of our diners continually the entire night. The dishes were just okay and definitely not worth the money. We used to come here three to four times a year. In Boston there are too many delicious restaurants to risk coming back here again.
A little disappointing this time... We ...
A little disappointing this time...
We went for Dine Out Boston, which makes this pricey restaurant a little more affordable, but the overall experience was less than hoped - far less than prior visits. For Dine Out, you get to choose selected items from regular menu, which is great. But, the short ribs were waaay too fatty, and much of the rest of the meal was meh. The room, downstairs, seemed cramped and noisy. Good, but not great.
That evening did not start off on a plea ...
That evening did not start off on a pleasant note, we drove up to the restaurant & saw they had valet parking & thought that was great. Much to our surprise we were told we had to pay $22 for them to park our car, oh well we paid .
Somehow we lucked out & were seated in a private room for 4 we felt very special. Our server was a very special young lady who took incredible care of us. She was very attentive all evening making sure we were happy with everything we ordered. I had a beet & goat cheese salad that was delicious, two other had pasta with clams & loved it, one had the house salad. The main courses consisted of several different fish entres each one was wonderful, moist, & tasty. Than came dessert we had 4 different & shared, can't decided which one was better they were all incredible. However I think the panna cotta was my favorite it was lite very flavorful & was a great end to a great dinner. Thank you again to our server for making our evening so special
A very enjoyable dinner in the North End ...
A very enjoyable dinner in the North End . Appetizers and entrees were excellent . The burrata and salumi plate were good starters . We enjoyed the bolognase and Osso Buca and both were exceptional . Skipped desert to walk and visit Mike's Pastry .
Valet Parking ( $22) made it easy re logistics .
I went for restaurant week with my mom a ...
I went for restaurant week with my mom and was so pleased with everything. The food was so delicious--from the appetizer to the dessert. The coffee was perfect, and I loved being surrounded by the vibrant night life in the north end. There was a parade going on right outside, but it added to the whole dining experience. I would go again in a heartbeat! :)
One of the best restaurant experiences o ...
One of the best restaurant experiences of my life; the food was brilliant (the osso buco is particularly good, and their other items are really inventive twists on classic Italian fare), the wine recommendations were spot on, and the service was outstanding. Jacqueline (our waitress) took really good care of us, and even though she could rattle off lists of food and wine qualities with the best of them she never came across as stuffy, or made us feel like we didn't know anything. A really fantastic restaurant, highly recommended.
My wife and I decided to celebrate our 1 ...
My wife and I decided to celebrate our 10yr anniversary at Mamma Maria's and it was just as unforgetable as it was when we had our wedding rehearsal dinner there. The food was excellent, they accommadated us in getting a table in the room that we had our dinner rehearsal in and gave us a complimentary drink for our special night. It was a wonderful experience, one we will remember for a long time.
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