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“Italian Food by Italian Chef”
Review of Mama Roma

Mama Roma
Ranked #2 of 23 Restaurants in Newlands
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you enjoy Italian food, then Mama Roma is the place for you. The service is good. The selection of meals is good. The wine list is good.
Only down side is that it's in a shopping centre and if you want a nice table then booking is essential.
Enjoy!!

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Thank Roger V
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have been to this restaurant many times and have never had anything but excellent meals and what great service

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Thank Der456ek
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

If you love authentic Italian food, this is one of the few Italian food restaurants in Cape town,Family owned and operated, well managed and we loved the experience and would love to go back again. indulge your selves in this fine Italian restaurant

Thank nmudarres
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The title of the review may belie that the expectations were not met.

Don't get me wrong the service was exceptional and our waitress made our evening. Her laugh was quite infectious!

The menu was to be expected of an Italian restaurant. The wine list to was short but more than sufficient.

The real disappointment was the pasta.
The gnocchi trio was tasty but the blue cheeses sauce was missing that pungent blue cheese. It was essentially a white sauce with a faint hint of blue cheese. The pesto sauce on this dish was the winner.

Both the calamari pasta and the prawn and porcini linguini despite smelling wonderful lacked taste.

The lasagna was the best of the four dishes.

Perhaps we missed out by not having a veal dish or one of the steaks.

Like I mentioned-a bit disappointing given the glowing reviews.

Thank Mphubo
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

It was a cold winter's night and the restaurant was warm and welcoming. The decor is very old fashioned. Service is good and the food was tasty traditional style Italian cooking. Not bad for a midweek outing.

Thank Carinne T
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