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“Great Sauces!”
Review of Mamma Luciana's

Mamma Luciana's
Ranked #47 of 672 Restaurants in Durban
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This place was second choice for me as the restaurant I wanted was closed for a private function BUT it turned out to be a fantastic discovery. I had a combo plate with chicken, beef, and calamari all served with wonderful, interesting sauces.

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Thank 2016msm
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Expectations were high, having had several recommendations... And Mamma Luciano's did not disappoint! Menu covers the classics and adds its own flavour with the pizza pot pie (allegedly A Thing in New York) and home-grown pasta sauces. Try the seafood cannelloni and the fillet & pesto pasta. Best to book on weekends.

Thank ZA_world
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived a little early for lunch,
Restaurant hadn't properly opened yet .. the management accommodated us like V.I.Ps
Till the pizza oven was ready for us to order.. Great effort guys

Thank Iain M
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

...and, having lived in Italy for 7 years, probably some of the best Italian food I've eaten full stop!!! It helps that the owner can boast a genuine Italian lineage (mum is from Venice), but his dishes really showed a great love and understanding of what makes Italian food so delicious. We were in Durban for 4 nights...and ate here 3 out of the 4!!!
It was a very busy place which sometimes meant that you had to wait a good while for your food, but we were on holiday so prepared to be forgiving as we were in no rush.

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Thank Gillie T
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My friends planned their 10th anniversary dinner at Mamma's. While it was supposed to be in the function room (double booked) they did reserve one side of the restaurant for our tables. Nice homely Italian style fare, served on nice crockery, with really helpful waiters.

Gnocchi was really good & everyone seemed to enjoy the food they ordered. Tiramisu was slightly disappointing, looked great but isn't 'the real deal'. Other than that, was a great evening! Nice cocktail menu too!

Restaurant is decorated with rugby jerseys (it's frequented by some rugby players) & the classic red & white table cloths give it the Italian look you expect!

Thank Suzette J
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