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Mamma Luisa Restaurant

673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
+1 401-848-5257
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are here for a few days from Canada and I want to eat here every night. It's small, quaint, and the food is amazing. The bolognese is the best I've ever had in my life. Gluten free pasta was cooked perfectly. The service was...More

Thank Gretchasketch
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most wonderful little restaurant! Its very quaint and you actually feel like you are in someones living room - but in a good way! It was so relaxing and our waitress was wonderful! But the star of the show? The food......oh my...More

Thank IamMarmite
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here some 10 years ago and remembered how good it was. By chance at 6:00pm they were able to seat us without a reservation. We were lucky as the restaurant was packed!! The cotelleta di pollo and the pumpkin ravioli was memorable. Our...More

Thank mcsmithers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't go wrong here. Best Italian place around. The salads are a nice choice. Any past dish here is wonderful. The bread is great!

Thank Santiago1109
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Set into an old Victorian style home, Mama Luisa serves up family recipes. Though Mama Luisa only lived in Bologna, she might have as well been in the kitchen. We were a family of 4 and we each ordered different items. Every one of the...More

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mamma Luisa's is a house turned into a restaurant, so you might be sitting in the front parlour on the dining room. It provides good Italian cooking and a nice wine list.

Thank LWeale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and delicious food combined to make this dining experience perfect. The pasta was cooked perfectly al dente, the food seasoned to perfection. Would highly recommend reservations, as the restaurant is small, but so worth the effort. Would definitely dine there again and again.

Thank Budgetbabe6210
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Intimate Italian restaurant at the extreme end of Thames away from all the chaos. The ambiance, the service and the food was amazing! Worth a visit!

Thank arnajo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a guest at a graduation party for 12 and Mamma Luisa's fit the bill. Our table was spacious and because we had a 5:30 reservation, we were in a room by ourselves. The server was attentive, especially to our water glasses, which helped...More

Thank luvn2ski
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Went with friends for dinner. Everything was excellent. Had caprice salad, pasta bolognese, and pasta with marinara. We enjoyed everything and the house is lovely.

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Kikie L
Hello, is there a parking lot at this restaurant? Thank you.
25 November 2015|
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Response from Mitch600 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant has a lot in the rear that holds maybe 3 or 4 cars. I don't think many people are aware off it. The lot is basically a wide driveway in the rear. If there is a space you can park there. There is also a variety... More
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Gettinaroundtown
Is it on the ground level, or does it have many stairs or an elevator to enter the dining room?
26 September 2015|
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Response from Alexis B | Reviewed this property |
It's in an old house, so there are a few steps outside to get into the restaurant itself and then once inside they have 2 floors. I've only ever sat on the first floor, but the stairs are right in front of you when you walk... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-848-5257
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