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Mamma Maria

4.9
4.9
5307 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian

Please note that outdoor tables are only guaranteed to those who select "Outdoor" when reserving. "Regular" only considers availability indoors. Please be assured that our tables are meticulously sanitized before and after every party, and plenty of windows are able to be opened indoors. Our restaurant also offers unique private rooms for small parties starting at 4 people- email mmfunctions@gmail.com to inquire.
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Superior local and seasonal ingredients distinguish our Italian cuisine. Our menu is updated daily to reflect market changes. Our setting is historical and unique. Five elegant dining rooms ( most with views of the city) are tucked throughout an antique brick townhouse overlooking North Square in the heart of Boston's North End neighborhood.

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Booked 9 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Mediterranean

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner
    Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:15 pm
    Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (617) 523-0077

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Geraldo Andrade/Julio Torres

  • Neighborhood

    North End

  • Cross street

    Prince Street

  • Parking details

    Valet

  • Public transit

    T to Haymarket or Government Center.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Popular dishes

Menu

Antipasti

  • Salumi$17.00

    Classic salumi platter with cured olives, homemade panzanella, sliced dried tomatoes, house cured pickles, sliced pear, and hard Parmigiano Reggiano

    • Tuna Tartare$16.00

      Local Martha's Vineyard, MA yellow-fin tuna tartare with sliced cucumber and sliced local Maine watermelon baby radishes

      • Meatballs$14.00

        Chickering Farm, Westmoreland, NH pork polpetti, baked on a skewer, with mint yogurt, sage pesto, and roasted tomatoes

        • Smoked Mackerel$15.00

          Fresh smoked local Wellfleet, MA mackerel with grape tomatoes, fresh basil, and butter-crusted croutons

          • Cacio e Pepe$15.00

            Variation on the spicy Roman-style classic with imported bucatini pasta, pecorino romano tuile, cracked black pepper, and shaved black truffles

            • Duck$16.00

              Slow-roasted duck leg with fresh currants and Sicilian black rice pilaf.

              • Carpaccio$18.00

                Named after the Renaissance painter and created by Harry's Bar in Venice --our version features local arugula and shaved black truffles.

                • Snail Pasta$15.00

                  Marinated escargot, imported lumache ("snail-shaped") pasta, fresh herbs, and roasted cherry tomatoes

                  • Oysters$18.00

                    King Caesar Duxbury, MA oysters, baked with Prosecco zabaglione, 18

                    • Arugula Salad$14.00

                      Local greenhouse baby arugula with a pan-sauce of smoked bacon, pecorino, and sliced blood orange

                      PASTA & RISOTTO

                      • Burrata Pasta$29.00

                        Artisanal mozzarella burrata from Campania, Italy with imported fusilli, fresh basil, and a slow-braised semi-dried tomato marinara

                        • Clam Pasta$29.00

                          Pasta alla chitarra with Falmouth, MA clams, toasted pine nuts, pea tendrils, and Parma prosciutto

                          • Lobster Agnolotti Pasta$39.00

                            Maine lobster and Venetian-style pasta agnolotti in lobster brodo, with chanterelle mushrooms and red tobiko.

                            • Pasta con Sugo$29.00

                              Rustic pasta with meat ragu - as prepared in the village of Serralunga di Crea - with homemade pepperoncini tagliatelle.

                              • Rabbit Pasta$32.00

                                Slow-cooked small farm Sonoma rabbit, in the Tuscan-style, with pappardelle pasta, crispy pancetta, and fresh rosemary.

                                PRINCIPALI

                                • Venison$35.00

                                  Grass-fed venison two ways: pan-seared tenderloin and grilled chop with caramelized heirloom carrots and garlicky local greens

                                  • Suckling Pig$30.00

                                    Rotisserie-roasted suckling pig, from Quebec with baked figs, Gorgonzola dolce, local baby beets and toasted faro

                                    • Chicken$29.00

                                      Roasted upstate NY Cornish game hen with baby Brussels sprouts, Meyer lemon, green olives, and black lentils,

                                      • Ossobuco$42.00

                                        Pasture-raised veal ossobuco with saffron risotto carnaroli alla Milanese.

                                        • Swordfish$32.00

                                          MSC certified Canadian sword loin, grilled, puttanesca-style with homemade squid ink spaghettini, tomato, olives, capers and anchovy

                                          • Bistecca alla Fiorentina$36.00

                                            Truffle-glazed Tuscan-style NY strip steak, wood grilled, with graffiti eggplant and roasted mini bell peppers(Bone-out or Bone-in)

                                            Last updated: February 2, 2022

                                            What 5,307 people are saying

                                            Overall ratings and reviews

                                            Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                                            4.9
                                            4.9 based on recent ratings
                                            • 4.9Food
                                            • 4.9Service
                                            • 4.8Ambience
                                            • 4.6Value

                                            NoiseModerate

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                                              Italian

                                            • Boston

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                                            • Boston

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                                            • Boston

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                                            1. M

                                              Margal

                                              New York Area

                                              9 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              9 reviews

                                              Dined 4 days ago

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              The food was outstanding! We had an overall great evening!

                                            2. S

                                              Sharon

                                              New England

                                              16 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              16 reviews

                                              Dined on May 8, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Ever go to a restaurant with a very long menu and you struggle to find something you want? Not here. Everything on the menu looked appealing to me. The execution does not disappoint either and even surpasses your expectations. Just a wonderful dining experience. Oh, I settled on figs and prosciutto, the halibut, and the ricotta and biscotti. All were delicious.

                                            3. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              New England

                                              1 review

                                              5.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on May 8, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Wonderful dinner. Great service. Loved the ambiance. Only complaint is the AC was blasting and it was 45 degrees outside.

                                            4. SS

                                              ShirleyS

                                              New England

                                              17 reviews

                                              5.0

                                              17 reviews

                                              Dined on May 8, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Food was delicious and came out hot. Our server was knowledgeable about the wine choices and was kind enough to decanter it per our request. Very attentive for a busy Mothers Day. The restaurant was clean and buzzing. Good experience for dining.

                                            5. RS

                                              RobertoS

                                              New England

                                              2 reviews

                                              5.0

                                              2 reviews

                                              Dined on May 8, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Mother’s Day.

                                            6. EF

                                              ErikF

                                              Berlin

                                              1 review

                                              5.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on April 19, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              We are celebrating after my wife finished Boston Marathon and established her new personal record at the distance

                                            7. J

                                              Jess

                                              Savannah

                                              5 reviews

                                              5.0

                                              5 reviews

                                              Dined on April 18, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Great meal that was fancy/upscale, but understated. Pesto that came with bread was different than anything I’ve had, but sooo good.

                                            8. CR

                                              CarstenR

                                              Berlin

                                              2 reviews

                                              5.0

                                              2 reviews

                                              Dined on April 17, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Laut, voll, lecker essen, guter Service

                                            9. KK

                                              KarenK

                                              Philadelphia

                                              6 reviews

                                              5.0

                                              6 reviews

                                              Dined on April 17, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              A wonderful dinner. lovely table near the window and our server Emer was wonderful. A++ We had a leisurely Easter dinner. Very nice!!

                                            10. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              New England

                                              1 review

                                              5.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on April 17, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Holiday Great food as always and excellent service.

                                            11. DJ

                                              DaleJ

                                              Minneapolis

                                              21 reviews

                                              5.0

                                              21 reviews

                                              Dined on April 16, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Mamma Maria’s is an awesome restaurant and is in my top 3 all time favorite places and I have travelled to all 50 states and eaten at the finest places in the country during my work career. We were in town for the Marathon and chose Mama Maria’s because of our first experience 10 years prior when my wife had run the marathon for the first time. Same awesome experience. I would rate Mama Maria’s as the best premier restaurant in the North End.

                                            12. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              San Diego

                                              1 review

                                              5.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on April 15, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              We are here for the marathon so decided on this restaurant because of the ratings. Didn’t disappoint. The oso bucco and rabbit pasta were amazing and done to perfection. Our server Raphael was attentive and friendly. Great dining experience. Will definitely recommend to friends when visiting this beautiful city.

                                            13. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              1 review

                                              5.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on April 9, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Food was great with nice service

                                            14. AG

                                              AnnetteG

                                              San Francisco

                                              2 reviews

                                              5.0

                                              2 reviews

                                              Dined on April 8, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              So tasty and so much food.

                                            15. s

                                              seanm

                                              New England

                                              13 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              13 reviews

                                              Dined on April 2, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Wonderful dining experience! Atmosphere, service and most of all, food, we’re all exceptional. Rabbit was incredible! We will definitely dine again!

                                            16. DK

                                              DebbieK

                                              Pittsburgh

                                              4 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              4 reviews

                                              Dined on April 2, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Excellent service, great room, and delicious food! Great overall experience!

                                            17. L

                                              Luv2eat

                                              New England

                                              27 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              27 reviews

                                              Dined on April 2, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Firs time back to Mamma Maria’s since COVID. Still outstanding food and service. Another excellent meal at our favorite North End restaurant.

                                            18. MB

                                              MeghanB10

                                              New England

                                              1 review

                                              4.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on April 1, 2022

                                              overall4food5service4ambience5

                                              Mamma Maria NEVER disappoints - such a lovely setting and amazing food.

                                            19. SD

                                              ScottD

                                              1 review

                                              5.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on April 1, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              My new favorite restaurant in Boston! I highly recommend.

                                            20. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              New England

                                              1 review

                                              5.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on March 31, 2022

                                              overall5food4service5ambience5

                                              My wife and I were celebrating an anniversary. As requested, we were seated at a cozy table in a small room. Our server was very professional, she made our night way better than expected. Overall, the dishes were good. Baked oysters were very good, rabbit pasta was fair, and veal cotolleta was great! Their tiramisu was fabulous, and our server told us it was on the house!! Plus, our server suggested the exact wine we were looking for. We really enjoyed our night at Mamma Maria. I am sure we will become repeat customers there. Dining is not just about food, and Mamma Maria knows how to make their customers feel special, being cared. 👏👏

                                            21. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              Las Vegas

                                              1 review

                                              5.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on March 27, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              My husband and I had dinner at Mamma Maria during our anniversary trip to Boston. The food was delicious and the service was great. They even gave us a complimentary dessert customized for the occasion. We will definitely be returning customers if we are ever in the city again.

                                            22. V

                                              Venezia17

                                              New England

                                              7 reviews

                                              5.0

                                              7 reviews

                                              Dined on March 26, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              This has been our favorite restaurant for years now. The outdoor seating during the pandemic was reminiscent of restaurants in Italy. The food is always perfect and consistent, the service is impeccable, best restaurant in Boston.

                                            23. HH

                                              HaleyH

                                              Milwaukee

                                              11 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              11 reviews

                                              Dined on March 24, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Delicious good, great ambiance

                                            24. l

                                              lhy04001

                                              New York Area

                                              12 reviews

                                              5.0

                                              12 reviews

                                              Dined on March 23, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Exceptional service and lovely food in a prime location. Bonus: family owned since inception. Highly recommend!

                                            25. S

                                              Salem55

                                              New England

                                              14 reviews

                                              4.0

                                              14 reviews

                                              Dined on March 22, 2022

                                              overall4food4service5ambience5

                                              We loved Mama Maria. Service was very good. Food was good, but not exceptional. In our opinion the place is overpriced.

                                            26. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              Cincinnati

                                              3 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              3 reviews

                                              Dined on March 19, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Visiting from Ohio excellent food and atmosphere

                                            27. VM

                                              VMcK

                                              New England

                                              17 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              17 reviews

                                              Dined on March 19, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Delicious, romantic, great service, awesome wine list.

                                            28. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              New England

                                              1 review

                                              5.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on March 19, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Favorite restaurant in Boston. Amazing food, service and ambience. 10/10

                                            29. m

                                              morningdew

                                              New England

                                              3 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              3 reviews

                                              Dined on March 17, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              It is the best restaurant in the area. The food is always exceptional, great selection to choose from. The service is amazing!

                                            30. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              New England

                                              1 review

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on March 17, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Such a delight! The food, ambiance, service! Just perfect!

                                            31. R

                                              Rick

                                              Washington DC

                                              6 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              6 reviews

                                              Dined on March 16, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Anniversary

                                            32. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              New York Area

                                              4 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              4 reviews

                                              Dined on March 11, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Outstanding in every way!

                                            33. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              New England

                                              3 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              3 reviews

                                              Dined on March 10, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Beautiful atmosphere and our server was fabulous!

                                            34. AM

                                              AndreaM

                                              Dallas

                                              1 review

                                              4.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on March 7, 2022

                                              overall4food5service5ambience5

                                              Food is outstanding, wine list seems a litlle overpriced. Service is excellent.

                                            35. JC

                                              JonathanC

                                              London

                                              23 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              23 reviews

                                              Dined on March 7, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Amazing Osso Bucco and home made pasta bolognese

                                            36. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              New York Area

                                              1 review

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              1 review

                                              Dined on March 6, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Wonderful experience all around and the food was delicious!

                                            37. OT

                                              OpenTable Diner

                                              New England

                                              9 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              9 reviews

                                              Dined on March 2, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Food, wine, and service, everything was so good. It was so worthy to pay money. I guessed it’ll cost more money than I paid because everything was so perfect. I recommended Mamma Maria to my friends and I definitely go to the restaurant again. I highly recommend for dating and even with family.

                                            38. G

                                              Gregg

                                              New England

                                              8 reviews

                                              5.0

                                              8 reviews

                                              Dined on February 28, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Food, service and ambiance were all excellent. We will return again soon

                                            39. JS

                                              JeffS

                                              New England

                                              8 reviews

                                              5.0

                                              8 reviews

                                              Dined on February 27, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              Heading out on vacation, and we were able to get a reservation at Mama Maria’s. Food was excellent, and Michael was a great serve, very helpful and knowledgeable. We enjoyed everything!

                                            40. PA

                                              PamAla

                                              Philadelphia

                                              80 reviews

                                              vip
                                              5.0

                                              80 reviews

                                              Dined on February 23, 2022

                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                              This has been one of our families favorite restaurants for over 30 years! The food is imaginative, although based on some traditional Italian food. There is a range of choice, in the wine list is wonderful. Desserts are light and tasty. The wait staff cannot be better! Very attentive, friendly but professional. Highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion.

                                            Safety precautions

                                            • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                              • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                              • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                              • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                            • Protective equipment

                                              • Waitstaff wear masks

                                            FAQs

                                            You can order delivery directly from Mamma Maria using the Order Online button. Mamma Maria also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 523-0077.

                                            Mamma Maria is rated 4.9 stars by 5307 OpenTable diners.

                                            Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                                            Booked 9 times today
                                            Google Map for Mamma Maria

                                            3 North Square Boston, MA 02113

                                            Additional information

                                            • Cross street

                                              Prince Street

                                            • Neighborhood

                                              North End

                                            • Hours of operation

                                              Dinner
                                              Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:15 pm
                                              Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

                                            • Cuisines

                                              Italian, Mediterranean

                                            • Dining style

                                              Fine Dining

                                            • Dress code

                                              Smart Casual

                                            • Parking details

                                              Valet

                                            • Public transit

                                              T to Haymarket or Government Center.

                                            • Payment options

                                              AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                            • Executive chef

                                              Geraldo Andrade/Julio Torres

                                            • Additional

                                              Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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