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Oh Mamma Mia

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2324 Gulf Gate Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231-5608
+1 941-706-2821
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue 17:00 - 21:00
Wed 05:00 - 21:00
Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:30
Sat 04:30 - 22:30
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Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

An impromptu evening out with a friend became a culinary experience. Good wine, food made to order (two in out party of three wanted something that was not on the menu), great dessert. Lively chat with the Chef Giuseppe, while watching our food being prepared on a large screen. Attentive service. Sarasota has many Italian restaurants but this one is... More 

Thank Agnes W
Auburn, New York
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142 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We went to dinner with several people from our community. We had a wonderful meal that the owner had arranged for our group. It included a glass of wine, appetizer, salad, entree and gelato for dessert for $29.00 per person. The food was delicious and service was very friendly and attentive. Will certainly go back!

1 Thank kgfarr19
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109 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Food was good not exceptional. A glass of wine was $12.00 for muscato everywhere else I've paid about $7-to maybe $10.00. The owner is somewhat conceited. The veil was ok nothing special. A side of pasta was $6.00 with your meal I don't think we'll be going back.

Thank mangia007
Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Food was good but not enough of it. I NEVER finish a meal but I did here. Spaghetti was a bit too al dente for my liking. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his linguine with clams but wanted more. Meals come with a salad and boring bread. Staff very friendly and efficient. You can watch your meal being cooked on CCTV.... More 

Thank Phyl123
Frankfort, Illinois
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188 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Friends told us about a “spot not to miss” if you wanted a interesting and enjoyable dining experience; they did not lead us wrong. Oh Mama Mia is a very interesting restaurant in that you either looked into the kitchen directly or viewed it on a projection screen in the outer dining area. Either way you watched as your and... More 

Thank TKCRhino
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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224 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This used to be our favorite Italian Restaurant in Sarasota but not anymore. Hubby and I ate here on a Saturday evening. We made online reservations for 6:30. When we got there we asked if we could sit in the room where you can watch the kitchen. We were told no that the computer assigns tables and that can't be... More 

Thank csb14
Montreal, Canada
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The rolls, olive oil, and free salad were good, and the compliments stop there. We had an early reservation, but when we arrived we were put backing on the reception by the door. In spite of the restaurant being half empty, we were refused a table change by the owner as it would have upset their computer system. My wife... More 

Thank MaxDKO
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in Sarasota (I count Columbia in Tampa) and is marked not just by excellent food and a fantastic revolving wine selection but a true unique and fun experience and singular personality in head chef Giuseppe. This is very much a person-driven establishment and you can't walk through the doors here and not feel that you... More 

Thank W. Andrew H
Long Sault
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have been going to Siesta Key for about 30 years and have enjoyed many wonderful dining experiences. Oh Mama Mia has to have the best and most authentic Italian cuisine around. I would highly recommend you "take out" from their varied menu. You will never believe the reason... they actually give you a 40% discount if you use a... More 

Thank travellerwannabe
Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We were staying nearby at Motel L and went to Oh Mamma Mia as it was very close to our hotel. I'm guessing the owner waited on our table and whilst the food itself was pretty good and came very quickly it's a shame the service wasn't on a par! He really couldn't have been any more disinterested if he'd... More 

Thank Mike W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:30
04:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2324 Gulf Gate Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231-5608
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-706-2821

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