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Mama Carpino's Italian

22010 US Highway 18, Apple Valley, CA 92307-3971
+1 760-240-9664
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“clams” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22010 US Highway 18, Apple Valley, CA 92307-3971
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Italian food at a reasonable price. Large portions and friendly staff. Serve everything from Pizza to full course meals. Bread and olive oil. Nice wine list. Veal Marsala was really good. Excellent sauce with pasta and sauted vegetables. The Canoli's are delicious.

Thank 616howardm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The BEST Italian food resturant in Apple Valley, probally the entire High Desert. Good service, affordable prices, good portions enough food to take some home for another meal. We have been to this resturant for family birthday dinners and everyone enjoys their food and bar...More

Thank Vernelle M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food here is ALWAYS excellent. The bakery is small but the goodies are wonderful. The only thing is... it is always busy. That tells you the customers love the food.

Thank bmedina2017
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very friendly restaurant, love the Italian food . Pasta is cooked when ordered so it's always fresh . Love the bread and oil spices they give you . Portions of dishes are large and filling , however if recommended a Canoli are...More

Thank Kt10177
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite place in Apple Valley to take family and friends will like .it never disappoints. The food is amazing and fresh and quite frankly the best Italian food I've ever had anywhere in the world and I am currently in Europe :)

Thank adele m
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Mama's is a typical "Italian Bistro". Even tho we went to eat pretty early (around 5:30 P.M.) we had to wait about half-an-hour to be seated for dinner...that's how popular this place is. The staff is very friendly and courteous. Every question we had was...More

Thank tank22017
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Best Italian restaurant by far. Mamas seafood special plate is stacked with seafood.The pizza is amazing.

Thank 849albertr
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Been here several times and never disappointed. Had the cheese steak sandwich with pasta salad and hubby had the short ribs over noodles both were yummy as usual.

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We recently held a memorial celebration and had 40 people. We were served Buffet style in the beautiful back room. The staff was amazing, food was great and the price was very reasonable. The food was fresh and really the best Italian food we have...More

Thank JSR411
Reviewed 14 March 2017

An okay family place to dine. Not in the "fine dining" sphere, but food is tasty. Prices are a little high.

Thank pooseykat2
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Bill Y
30 August 2015|
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Response from Lisa A | Reviewed this property |
Mama Carpino's has a great dining room menu, deli menu and don't forget to take something to go, pizza or dessert.
10 May 2015|
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Response from Lisa A | Reviewed this property |
casual to dressy, great place for family or a date night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22010 US Highway 18, Apple Valley, CA 92307-3971
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Apple Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 760-240-9664
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