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Mamma Rosa

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$$ - $$$
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561 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6L8, Canada
+1 250-763-4114
Today
17:30 - 20:30
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Sun 17:30 - 20:30
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Step into this kitchy Italian restaurant and be prepared for generous portion sizes and ever-flowing wine. Mamma Rosa is a bit off the main drag in Kelowna but (if you walk) it provides a nice after dinner walk to stave off the food coma. Straight to the point, the highlight of our dinner was the spinach shells: 4 large shells... More 

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Thank PostcardPassenger
Hamilton, Canada
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

What a wonderful little Italian restaurant! Red and white checkered table cloths and nice atmosphere. The food was delicious with homemade pastas and great Chianti. It's a real family run business and you can tell that by the attentive service and their welcoming attitude. You'll need to make reservations because people in Kelowna know how great this place is!

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Thank Hazel P
Vernon, Canada
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Live in Vernon and usually eat in very similar Italian family owned restaurant. However, was craving great pasta and my local favourite was closed. So we made reservations at Mamma's. OMG was so not disappointed. We had the steamed mussels appetizer. Sauce was sooo good was going to drink it out of the bowl LOL. Entrees were made with fresh... More 

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Thank Suzyzcabo
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The pasta was not al dente and really, our meal was nothing to write about. We paid premier prices and the food was just so so. Penne Arrabiatta was lacking in any flavour, just tasted like tomato sauce. The menu is huge, too many choices and I suspect the care does not go into every dish. Way too pricey for... More 

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Thank Jbriseb1
Vermilion, Canada
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

As a group of 4 adults and a 2-year old, we enjoyed the ambience, service and great meals. Two of us had the spinach, ricotta stuffed shells....a very filling meal. We all enjoyed the garlic bread, having to order another serving. Definitely one to visit again in the future!

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Thank SJMbab
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I enjoyed a lovely meal here and can say the food is authentic, not overly salted, which I appreciated. The service is friendly and attentive. After eating a wonderful Caesar Salad, I split the Gnocchi with tomato sauce. Believe me it was enough for two to share. Also surprisingly good is their house red: Giacondi Sangiovese. A half litre was... More 

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Thank Rowland66
Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

In a quiet neighbourhood, but well worth the walk. The Italian food was excellent as was the service! Beware they close at 9pm though!

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Thank Sunseekerfamily
Calgary, Canada
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Friendly service, yup. Quaintly dated interior decor, uh huh. Families and large groups having a great meal together, absolutely. Recommended by our hotel concierge, we got through the phone on our second day's attempt, they're that popular. My lasagna was huge (I couldn't finish the leftover portion even the day after), but more importantly, it was yummy. Same with the... More 

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Thank Victor P
Calgary, Canada
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Friendly service, yup. Quaintly dated interior decor, uh huh. Families and large groups having a great meal together, absolutely. Recommended by our hotel concierge, we got through the phone on our second day's attempt, they're that popular. My lasagna was huge (I couldn't finish the leftover portion even the day after), but more importantly, it was yummy. Same with the... More 

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Thank Victor P
Warman, Saskatchewan
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2016

our party of 6 was very happy with all the meals and service a quaint place and one of those places you would like to visit again

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Thank DougMcleay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 561 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Kelowna>  > Central City
  • Neighbourhood: Central City
  • Phone Number: +1 250-763-4114

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?