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Mamma Mia Italian Restaurant

14B Pacific Avenue, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-575 8245
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (30 reviews)
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14B Pacific Avenue, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casual - and quite noisy on our visit - but delighted we went. The food was good basic Italian with gluten free options. We had a bottle of wine we bought in for BYO but also thought the wine list was quite good.

Thank Anwil51
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We had a table of 4 and its a BYO restaurant. Two of our 4 guests had a bottle of wine as BYO because of this we were not allowed to order entrees as mains even 2 entrees as mains. The staff were unfriendly and...More

1  Thank Rachel H
Luciano N, Manager at Mamma Mia Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Hi there Sorry to hear that . I've ask the staff and they said wasn't rude on the answer they are just following the rules of a BYO. We are one of the few restaurants that accept BYO and we have to follow some rules...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We started off with a shared garlic bread which was lovely if a little oily perhaps. Then my wife had the prawns and scallops and I had the chicken ravioli. Both were fantastic - tasty and filling and to finish off we shared a petit...More

Thank JimN1543
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We dropped in for some dessert. 3 of our group ordered the chocolate lava cakes which were over cooked, so not gooey inside.. they were also burnt on the outside and served with cream from a can. My brulee was served without the biscotti component...More

1  Thank AnnalieseD12
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

There are several good Italian restaurants in Mt Maunganui to choose from. We chose Mamma Mia because we had previously tried their Tiramisu- which was the best we have ever tasted! This time we tried their Mare and Monti pasta, containing a mix of seafood...More

Thank ceepeetoo
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We were at Mamma Mia to celebrate a friends birthday and had a very pleasant and enjoyable experience. The service was friendly, approachable and informative. The food was served quickly and well presented and was enjoyed by all. I especialy enjoyed the fish pasta which...More

Thank peperi
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Looking for something a little different from all the cafes in this part of town we chose Mamma Mia. The staff were friendly and attentive. The entree of Garlic Bread with a trio of dips was excellent and my favourite. The pizza we chose for...More

Thank pt63
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We had a nice meal here.. food was lovely.. service was good.. it was a quiet weekday evening.. and we enjoyed our meal in the peaceful setting

Thank CJO193
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Parking close by. Nice atmosphere. Good range of food. Excellent pizza. Great desserts. Friendly staff.

Thank martinaud37
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Our visit here was let down by the poor service. We were shown to our table then totally ignored for at least 20 minutes. Ok, it was busy but they could at least have brought us some menus! Service continued to be slow throughout. The...More

Thank Geoff W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14B Pacific Avenue, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand (Formerly Mamma Mia)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga  >  Mount Maunganui
  • Phone Number: +64 7-575 8245
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Inspired by family recipes with simple ingredients and full of flavour, Mamma Mia is all about love for food. It is about sharing good moments with your favourite people at the heart of the Mount.
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