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Mamma Luisa Restaurant

673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
+1 401-848-5257
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

just from going into the restaurant I knew it would be good. we were met with a smile and. a welcome and led over to a nice table the smell was driving me crazy it was so Italian. The veal that I had was outstanding...More

Thank Barry N
Reviewed 29 June 2015

2 of us went her for dinner on a weeknight. Parking during the summer is difficult as the side streets are restricted to residents. After circling around a few times we luckily got one of the 4-5 parking spots in the tiny restaurant lot behind...More

1  Thank FanaticTripPlanner
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Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

The waitress knew everything on the menu and was accurate and fair when giving advice. The food was excellent we tried pasta and meat dishes and everything was great! They were flexible enough to make modifications to attend our 3 kids! Overall great experience! Will...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I've been here 3 or 4 times over the last few years and every time it has been the best Italian meal I've ever had. I get the spaghetti carbonara and it's one of the best things I've ever eaten in general. I can't bring...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

This place has great authentic Italian food. The ambience was perfect, a very homey atmosphere. Service was outstanding from the moment we walked through the door. You will need to make reservations for this place as it is always full. We can't wait to go...More

Thank jlabfd0802
Reviewed 28 June 2015

On a recent visit to Newport my husband and I chose this restaurant because of the trip advisor reviews. We were not disappointed! It was a rather warm night and although the air conditioner was not on we were seated by the windows which we...More

1  Thank Rockport4
Reviewed 26 June 2015

On an extremely hot day in june air conditioning should be turned on at least an hour before diners arrive. We had an overly attentive waitress who would not leave us alone. The meal was very good, the wine was reasonable. This would have been...More

Thank weege49
Reviewed 24 June 2015

This was a very nice Italian restaurant in Newport. The veal entrée was very good, but my wife said her pasta was just average. the setting was nice, out of the main, busy area of Newport. Their wine list was very good and was reasonably...More

Thank brian f
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

We came in to celebrate our anniversary and enjoyed some great food. Everything was cooked perfectly. We were there with our parents and 16mo old son - I probably wouldn't bring him back but they took good care of him.

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This quaint and charming old house turned restaurant has been a MUST EAT every time we go to Newport. The service is perfection, atmosphere is like eating in your Nonni's house! A real taste of old Italy and the food, well if you like Italian...More

3  Thank cherylm204
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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
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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: 673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-848-5257
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