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Mama Mia Trattoria

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439 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3403 (SW Washington Street)
+1 503-295-6464
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:30
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Seattle
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306 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My family had dinner here on a Saturday evening, and the atmosphere and wait staff were great. I ordered the spaghetti and meatballs and my wife got the manicotti. We also ordered some fried mozerella cheese (freshly made there). The food was well prepared and tasted very good. It seems this restaurant uses freshly made pasta with there meals and... More 

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Portland, OR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Convenient location for downtown or easily accessible from the east side. Love their meatballs and spaghetti!

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Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love all of the food here! Beautiful restaurant and great staff! We also love the happy hour! Highly recommend this place!

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to Mama Mia's regularly because it's just off the beaten path of Downtown and they are known for the best happy hour in Portland. Skip the insanity so you don't have to wait and wait for a table. The menu is large for happy hour in terms of selection and portion sizes. We are never disappointed. This is... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Older decor reminds you of 100 years ago elegance. Lots of windows and an ample decorative bar. We can recommend the blue mussels, manicotti, and pizza.. all good. Also the lemon torta.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Mama Mia's as a fall-back lunch option when a place we had intended to go to was closed on a Monday. It turned out to be a truly pleasant discovery: Mama Mia's had a nice warm vibe, the servers were extremely friendly and patient, and the food, notably the meatballs and the parmesan chicken, was hearty and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our happy hour visits here. The choices and prices are fantastic, and the food quality and service are top flight. Wonderful garlic bread, minestrone, and arugula salad. The manicotti is delightful, and so is the lasagna. All the deserts we tried were terrific, especially the tiramisu, and lemon torte. Thanks to the great servers for making our times here... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We have our annual Christmas Eve Dinner as a family at Mama Mia's every year following a day of activity downtown.The drinks, appetizers and main courses were great and loved having it part of our tradition.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have always had good service and food here and will continue to patronize this restaurant. I'm partial to the veal and have never been disappointed. The menu is comprehensive and the prices are appropriate for this type of restaurant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I am pretty picky when it comes to Italian food. No I don't have an Italian grandmother or anything like that but it is one of my better loved food groups (yes I know it's not an official part of the pyramid by itself but perhaps it should be). So what makes good Italian food to me is pasta that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3403
    (SW Washington Street)
  • Public Transportation: Conveniently located 2 blocks from MAX line - 1st & Oak stop and 5th & Oak stop
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-295-6464
Description
When you dine at Mama Mia Trattoria, Portland's Italian tradition, you've taken a step back in time into a traditional Italian kitchen where memories come to life with authentic southern Italian meals and the genuine hospitality of people who love delicious and genuine Italian dishes. At Mama Mia Trattoria our meals are prepared from scratch every day, with only the freshest ingredients. Our sauces and meatballs simmer all day to add the perfect flavor and essence to our expertly crafted dishes. We are committed to providing the highest quality food and service by sparing no expense and by using only the best local products and sustainable resources available. Here at Mama Mia Trattoria, we take pride in our daily, freshly made pastas, mozzarella cheese, and our scrumptious homemade desserts. We even make our Italian ice cream and sorbet daily. At Mama Mia Trattoria, you'll find timeless favorites like chicken, veal, and eggplant parmigiana, handmade ravioli, lasagna, manicotti, gnocchi and countless other pastas, pizzas, chicken and seafood dishes, all made from scratch and cooked to perfection. Our dining room sparkles with over twenty crystal chandeliers and nearly fifty gilded mirrors. Our marble tables are reminiscent of those found in many Trattorias throughout Italy. With our dramatically tall ceilings, an entire wall of fourteen-foot tall windows, keep the dining room lively yet mysterious. The warm ambiance of rich red, green, gold and black decor beckons diners to relax and savor the brilliant flavors of Italian cooking served in a luxurious yet Portland-esque casual atmosphere. The rich, black granite bar is a perfect spot for one of our delicious signature cocktails, many made with our own house-infused spirits. Both the sixty-inch and forty-inch high-definition televisions are the perfect place to watch your favorite sporting events while you sit back and relax. Our entire food menu is served throughout the day at the most comfortable bar in downtown Portland. Our location, the historic Waldo Building, built in 1886, is easily visible on one of the most traveled corners in Downtown Portland at the intersection of SW Washington Street and 2nd Avenue, just feet away from great shopping at Pioneer Place, the waterfront, mass transit and some of the most visited attractions in downtown. So plan something special and meet your friends, family, and colleagues at Mama Mia Trattoria. Our old school Italian-American soul food, like that offered at the best restaurants in "Little Italy's" across the United States, will exceed your expectations.
Happy Hour:
Monday - Saturday: 04:00pm - 07:00pm
Sunday: 04:00pm - 09:00pm

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