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Mamma Luisa Restaurant

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673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
+1 401-848-5257
17:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Tue 17:00 - 22:00
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Delicious. Amazing food and service. We certainly know good Italian food, this is really, really good!!

Thank Jaque R
New Orleans, Louisiana
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

An excellent dinner. We have traveled all over Italy and this dinner was as good as any we had there. It started with the antipasto Misto plate. For our second course we shared the gnocchi. My husband had the Tagliatelle and my son and I both enjoyed the Picantine De Vitello. We shared a beautiful bottle of red from Montepulciano... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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87 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I was very pleased when we walked into this restaurant for our reservation, which I had made based on all the positive reviews and my love of Italian food (I love visiting Italy & always seek out Italian restaurants when visiting different cities). Ambiance - The restaurant is housed in a large house. It is warmly decorated with numerous pictures,... More 

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Fall River, MA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

MAMA LUISA's MAKES THE FALL RIVER FOODIE's TOP TEN!!! As the years quickly pass, the times we enjoy the most is with our closest friends. Such was the case this past Friday night as Don, Helen, Pam, Bob, Jackie and yours truly meandered out to Newport via Green's Livery Service for an anticipated evening of great conversation, some friendly bantering... More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Went to share my friends birthday at her request-the resturant was cute, typical of restaurants in Italy-meaning various levels of seating areas and small rooms. The decor with flowers and italian motifs. The food was very good, we(4 of us) started off by sharing an order of Tagliatelle al Ragu Bolognese,which was delicious and plentiful for us all. I had... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This restaurant is one of two the best Italian places in Newport. They know their business and provide good quality Italian cuisine. All dishes on the menu are excellent.

Thank Alisa S
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

While on vacation we decided to try Mammas. Service was spot on but our tender pork loin was anything but tender. Tasty yes but it was overcooked. You would think that they would at least offer a complimentary dessert. Not worth the $100 plus that we spent.

Thank Nicholas L
Farmingdale, New Jersey
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit to this restaurant. This dining experience was even better than the first. The atmosphere is quaint and charming. The staff is exceptional. The wine list is extensive and the advice of the staff has always been perfect as to the choice of wine for the meal. The food is amazing. It's northern Italian so don't... More 

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Essex, Connecticut
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138 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We planned to eat at the dining room at the Hyatt on Goat Island. It was horrible. Who pays $500 a night to stay at that dump? It makes a Holiday Inn look like a luxury location. The menu was limited and uninteresting, so we left before ordering. Mamma Luisa's was our alternative and it was great. It's a creaky... More 

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Nashua NH
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210 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

If you are looking for an old school Italian meal in Newport, then this may be the place for you. Our party of 6 enjoyed our meal, but frankly we were expecting a bit more creativity based on the reviews here. Mind you, our appetizers and dishes were fine, but the menu, presentation and service is about average as compared... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?