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Mama J's Italian Kitchen

Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BS, England
+44 1503 262787
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (275 reviews)
“crab linguine” (30 reviews)
“fritto misto” (9 reviews)
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably serving the best Pizzas in Cornwall. We absolutely loved it. The staff were friendly and helpful. Highly recommend.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked past this colourful, vibrant looking restaurant on our first brief afternoon in Looe and earmarked it for a potential visit during our week in the area. Glad to say we got involved early doors on the second night. As you’d expect on a...More

2  Thank oldburyblue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered take away pizza for 4 of us. The dough is freshly made on the premises and the base of cheese and tomatoes was excellent, there is also a good range of pastas. You can also eat in with ample seating and high chairs

Thank hopson1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Mama Js' twice on holiday as the fresh oven baked pizzas were to die for! So authentic with lots of fresh ingredients. Too yummy!

1  Thank Linda_Carlton_50
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In our house we always have pizza on a friday, so as we were in Looe opted for Mama J's. During the August you can't book so you have to simply turn up and wait. we had gone early so didn't have to wait more...More

Thank UkHammers
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Okay for the first night of your holiday when you need somewhere quick and easy to eat but they need to rethink their menu. The Ragu is dry and chewy, more like pulled beef without the gravy and the the simple pizza with goats was...More

Thank Yvonne_1952
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Clean and friendly with a welcoming, casual atmosphere. They have a wide range of food and drink choices with local elements. Thoroughly enjoyed our meals, would both recommend and return.

1  Thank Merlinator21
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Back to Mama J’a after missing out last year. Food & service every bit as good as the last visit (August 2016). Awesome pizza and great Beef Ragu. I’d still back the Hot Mama against any other pizza..... Designated driver this time so missed out...More

1  Thank Philip S
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I must agree with the review from "jabbaburgerhunter" last week about the rude waiter - we had exactly the same but tried to not let it ruin the occasion. We dined with two small children and he went to zero effort to be helpful of...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We have been regular visitors to Mama J's for the last 3 years when are down on holiday in Cornwall. During a 2 week stay, we usually go 2-3 times for a meal. We've always been very impressed with the restaurant and I'm always recommending...More

Thank Michelle J
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Questions & Answers
Tracey F
21 July 2018|
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Response from Guy M | Property representative |
Of course, not a problem. We have a wide range of gf and vegan dishes or can make to your requirements. See you soon.
23 June 2017|
Response from Julia M | Property representative |
Sorry not in the main restaurant. We have a table in our foyer that seats 6 and 1 well behaved dog is allowed there. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 26
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
  • Phone Number: +44 1503 262787
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Mama J’s is more than just a restaurant; it’s a warm, welcoming family kitchen where everyone can feel at home. We’ve recreated authentic Italian comfort food, as perfected by generations of Mediterranean Mamas, and we cook the Italian way – in our traditional wood-fired oven. To do our recipes justice, we buy the ripest, most flavour-oozing, lusciously fresh produce from Cornish farms and fishermen, and finish them with authentic ingredients imported from Italy.
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