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Mamma Luisa Restaurant

673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
+1 401-848-5257
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the positive Trip Advisor reviews for this restaurant, we booked it on our recent stay in Newport and were disappointed overall. First, we were the only people seated in the main front restaurant and although it was an early dinner, we thought there...More

Thank quiltyny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a rainy night in RI and we were looking for a small Italian restaurant with good food and and warm and cozy atmosphere Well we found it A small little house that we almost missed. We walked in and they were very busy....More

Thank three2bits
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner at Mamma Luisa this past Saturday ( Oct 8). It is a highly recommended and enthusiastically reviewed place, and even our B & B owner said it had the best Italian food in Newport. We live just outside New...More

1  Thank dmmkhesanh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at about 7 PM on a quiet Sunday evening and were seated immediately. A converted house, Mamma Luisa's is comfortable to the point you expect Mamma Luisa to come walking out to welcome you to her home. The food - Gnocchi and Butternut...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was blown away by how delicious everything was at this place. Everyone in my party ordered something different. We each tried the other dishes and fought over how our own specific dishes were the best. I wish I lives closer because I would eat...More

Thank Daye A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a couple of appetizers, including the carpaccio, which was very good. We both had pasta dishes. I had the zucca ravioli - it was fantastic. The staff was able to seat us, even without a reservation. We were on the 2nd floor which...More

Thank kckillian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Newport on business and spent a delightful evening at Mama Luisa's. The service was excellent and so was the food and wine. This is not a cheap place to eat but the veal chop was tender and superb as was the grilled...More

Thank stanleyf942
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

First visit...and last visit. Ordered steak - medium rare - and got something I wouldn't feed to my dog. Having been a waitress my whole life I know that waitstaff is not responsible for the food quality. Even the waiter commented on how poor the...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was my first trip to Mamma Luisa's with a my girlfriend, her family, and their friends, a group of 7 people. We made reservations ahead and had no problem on a Monday night, although the place was very busy. The dining experience is exponentially...More

Thank Justin P
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This place serves amazing italian food. I had the tagliatelle alla bolognese for a starter, with the lemon sole for the main course. For dessert I had the lemon tort. All dishes were excellent. They have a great wine list that has reasonably priced selections....More

Thank Joseph L
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Kikie L
25 November 2015|
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Response from Mitch600 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant has a lot in the rear that holds maybe 3 or 4 cars. I don't think many people are aware off it. The lot is basically a wide driveway in the rear. If there is a space you can park there. There is also a variety... More
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Gettinaroundtown
26 September 2015|
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Response from Alexis B | Reviewed this property |
It's in an old house, so there are a few steps outside to get into the restaurant itself and then once inside they have 2 floors. I've only ever sat on the first floor, but the stairs are right in front of you when you walk... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-848-5257
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