About Mamma Maria
Boston, MA 02113
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: (617) 523-0077 ext. 2
Banquet, Bar Dining, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access
Mamma Maria Ratings and Reviews
Excellent food throughout the meal, very ...
Excellent food throughout the meal, very good service from Jacqueline, ground floor dining room elegant and has a nice atmosphere. Tables are a little close together. If you have a 5pm reservation be aware that you may not get access till close to the appointed hour.
Excellent all the way around! Raphael ou ...
Excellent all the way around! Raphael our server was so sweet. We don't get to go out to eat like this very often.. we went for our 1 year anniversary and it was so special. Would recommend to anyone looking for a intimate night out.
After reading other reviews my expectati ...
After reading other reviews my expectations were high and was not disappointed. The food was excellent and the service was impeccable! We were celebrating a special occasion and thought this would be the perfect venue. The room we were in was a little loud though as a large business group was also dining in there. I think maybe the restaurant could help with this issue by placing couples in a separate room where the atmosphere would be a bit more "romantic" and conducive for dining and talking for two. Overall though this was a wonderful experience and would highly recommend it to anyone.
My tortelloni two ways was fantastic, as ...
My tortelloni two ways was fantastic, as was our son's rabbit pasta. A couple of things we had planned to order weren't on the menu, but we appreciate that they use fresh, seasonal ingredients. We'll just have to go back!
The setting was lovely. The service was ...
The setting was lovely. The service was attentive and gracious. The food was quite good, but marred by the fact that my entree was nearly cold when served, though it was still quite good. They responded to a special request from my daughter and turned out a delicious plate of pappardelle bolognese.
This dining experience was simply incred ...
This dining experience was simply incredible. Immediately upon walking in the door we were met with a warm, gracious ambiance that continued to be impressive throughout the duration of our meal. The service was outstanding; our waitress was extremely knowledgeable of the menu, attentive to our needs, and generally engaging (not to mention, she made some fantastic menu suggestions that did NOT disappoint).
After complimentary homemade pesto, warmed hearty bread, and bright fresh olives, we started off with the veal carpaccio as an appetizer. It was absolutely delicious - paper thin, flavorful and extremely tender (well complimented by fresh arugula). For my main, I took my server's suggestion and ordered the scallop entree. Now, scallops are one of my all-time favorite foods, thoughI typically avoid ordering them because of the disappointing portion size at most restaurants - not a concern here. I had a surprising 10+ tender scallops atop a bed of perfectly creamy rissoto. My partner ordered the hearty rabbit pasta for dinner. When I return (and I will), if I'm able to bring myself not to order the scallops a second time, I would be inclined to try their house special lobster ravioli. Couldn't ask for a better birthday!
The food was exquisite. Our waiter was ...
The food was exquisite. Our waiter was attentive, friendly, and helpful. The ambiance of the restaurant was wonderful....very romantic. Our table overlooked North Square and Paul Revere's home, so there was a nice historic element to our meal as well.
What a wonderful time we had at Momma Ma ...
What a wonderful time we had at Momma Maria's. It is a great place for a romantic dinner. The food was excellent and the atmosphere was quiet and relaxing. The high ceilings and the many formal dining rooms make this one of the best spots in the North End. My wife had the scallops and I had the Rabbit Pasta, we both loved it! We will definitely come back to Momma Maria's.
This was my first time at this North End ...
This was my first time at this North End Icon and I can see why it is so highly rated. We shared the Oysters Mamma Mia which was a take off on Oysters Rockefeller and delicious and the Salumi plate which combined traditional Italian meats and cheeses with balsamic vinegar and was also excellent. I had the Lamb Three Ways which consisted of spicy lamb sausage, a small rack and a rib chop. They were all cooked perfectly - medium to rare and also delicious. My friend had the haddock special and raved about it. Beautiful space and even the valet was super polite and warm and friendly. Excellent evening!
The wait stuff was fantastic, the servic ...
The wait stuff was fantastic, the service was quick but also allowed us to take our time and relax. The food was absolutely amazing, the calamari was astounding, and the lamb was perfectly cooked. It was perfect for our first fancy date together.
Yes, a bit pricy, but then there are onl ...
Yes, a bit pricy, but then there are only a few tables. Truly great service , from the host at the door to Emer, our friendly server. ( I hoped for a dish that is displayed on their website menu but was not listed last night- they prepared it for me anyway). We arrived a bit early, they seated us right away as we awaited our dining companions, who arrived a bit late. Portions are European as opposed to American -sized. Flavorful, as opposed to doggy-bag worthy. We lingered over after -dinner beverages, and didn't feel rushed out the door. I hope to return soon.
My wife and I went to Mama Maria's for t ...
My wife and I went to Mama Maria's for the first time in December and have already returned. The dining rooms are small and beautifully decorated. Our waiter, Joshua, remembered us from our first visit and once again gave us excellent recommendations on what to order. The valet parking is great especially on a very cold night after a snowstorm. If you are looking for a special restaurant in the North End, this is the place.
Restaurant building is a cozy old home i ...
Restaurant building is a cozy old home in a charming square in the North End of Boston. We had an amazing dinner served by a professional friendly waiter. Our favorite dishes were the halibut, Osso Bucco, and Bibb salad, but everything was good! Great romantic date spot.
love this place.. we started with beef ...
love this place.. we started with beef carpaccio it was amazing, then the blue potato gnocchi w/ lobster ..what a creative amazing dish. we ended with the rabbit all i can saw is WOW! tim's service was outstanding!!
This was our fourth visit there this yea ...
This was our fourth visit there this year and we have never been disappointed. It is upscale dining in an old world atmosphere. Valet parking is an important plus in this crowded location. The food was excellent and well plated. The service attentive but not overbearing. My only negative is the wine list which is extensive but pricey and limited with few if any below $50. I was told you can BYOB but the corkage fee is $35 which is also not appropriate. Otherwise a fine dining experience.
As a resident in the North End, I have f ...
As a resident in the North End, I have fantastic Italian restaurants all around me. This is my third time eating at Mamma Maria and it once again proved to be the best restaurant in the North End. Entrees have never disappointed but the Mozzarella and Warmed Tomatoes dish stands above the rest. All food is fresh, unique, and delicious.
The food and service were impeccable. Th ...
The food and service were impeccable. The wine suggestion was exactly what we were looking for and the food suggestions were equally to our liking. The only issue wasn't with the Resturant, but with a loud talker at a nearby table. This was no fault of Mamma Maria's. We would recommend this place to our friends and family for special occasions!
This was our first time dining here. I ...
This was our first time dining here. I ordered the halibut and my husband ordered the rabbit. They put delicious bread on our table, olives and pesto. Our meal came. The rabbit was delicious. My halibut was overcooked. It was almost as mushy as the parsnips. I told the waiter and it was immediately removed from the table and taken off our bill. I will definitely return to this restaurant. They also had a fantastic wine list which was also a plus.
Great place to take a date. The staff is ...
Great place to take a date. The staff is attentive and very pleasant. I have already recommended this to my friends and family. The location is great due to the fact it is in the North End. Overall I think if you are looking for a great night out for a special occasion this is the place.
WE have wanted to dine at this restauran ...
WE have wanted to dine at this restaurant for quite some time and finally was able to on our way to FL. Highly recommended by a friend of ours. He is a member at our local country club. We will be sure to dine again when we are in the North End. Thanks for a wonderful evening and may you have a fantastic New Year. Best Wishes, Shaun and Sandee
We had been expecting a historic and rom ...
We had been expecting a historic and romantic setting. What we got was a historic and romantic setting, excellent, personal service, and meals that exceeded our expectations. We will go back for the tuna tartare over cucumbers and radish, and the rabbit pasta. The wine, while pricey, was excellent, and not overpriced for what it was.
Overall, our experience was great. The d ...
Overall, our experience was great. The dining area is a bit cramped and loud, so if you're looking for intimate, this might not be the place for you. My husband ordered the beef which was delicious. I ordered the rabbit which was good, but didn't blow me away. I expected a little more considering the rav reviews. Service was excellent, and I'd definitely return and order another plate.
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