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Mamma Susanna's Ristorante Italiano

4.3
4.3
320 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Old World Italian Restaurant. We make traditional Italian dishes to order. Family owned and operated.Tucked away in the lovely River Park area of Sacramento, a little romantic Trattoria. Choose from favorites like Gnocchi Gorgonzola, Lasagna Bolognese, Fettuccini Milanese, Veal Marsala or Chicken Picatta to name just a few. Quiet, Romantic Atmosphere. Great food, Great service.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Seafood, Pizzeria

  • Hours of operation

    Wednesday & Thursday 4:30pm - 8:30pm Friday & Saturday 4:30pm - 9:00pm Tuesday & Sunday 4:30pm - 8:00pm Closed Monday

  • Phone number

    (916) 452-7465

  • Payment options

    Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Greg Shilin

  • Catering

    Limited catering menu to local area for events.

  • Private party facilities

    We offer private restaurant rental for lunch Tuesday - Sunday. $500 minimum purchase. Call for more details

  • Private party contact

    John Vitto: (916) 860-8655

  • Neighborhood

    Sacramento

  • Cross street

    H Street

  • Parking details

    Plenty of parking in Shopping Center lot.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 320 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.3
4.3 based on all time ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 3.8Ambience
  • 4.2Value

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  1. m

    mingjack

    Sacramento

    17 reviews

    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2017

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Wow! Authentic Italian cooking. There were three of us on this occasion, and our entrees each came with a different sauce, picatta, Gorgonzola, and mushroom. I have not experienced better sauces anywhere. Service was prompt,with just the right amount of attention. Great meal, and a real neighborhood gem of a place.
  2. R

    lilRoydie

    Sacramento

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    great dinner with my wife. food great, could hear the conversation, relaxing
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 6, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We've been here twice in the past few months. The service and food is outstanding. Will be visiting again soon.
  4. C

    Carmen

    Las Vegas

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2016

    overall5food5service4ambience3
    Outstanding value on the groupon, although we have eaten here with our the groupon! Food is excellent, service can be a bit slow, but courteous. Family run, and food is fresh and cooked to order.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2016

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    It was a good experience for New Years Eve. We didn't want to go downtown and this restaurant was a good alternative. The food was good and the service was attentive. I would recommend it to friends.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2016

    overall2food2service4ambience2
    Food was average, service good, ambiance poor. I would not go back. Chopped this place from my list.
  7. LL

    LindseyL

    Los Angeles

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. The food was absolutely delicious and completely worth the wait. Everything is made fresh and to order and the smell in the dining room was just wonderful.
  8. PJ

    PJM3

    Sacramento

    57 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    57 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2016

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Yummy food; substantial portions; friendly service.
  9. A

    Alal

    Sacramento

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    This is a little gem tucked away in a small strip mall. It is a very small family run business. The food is inexpensive, DELICIOUS, and large portions (we usually share a meal). All the family works here, and it shows. Everyone is soooo friendly and they treat every customer as they are the only customer in the restaurant. We feel like we are part of the family by the time we leave. When it's full, it can be a little noisy, but we just felt like everyone was having fun with all the laughing going on. We have been back several times, and will continue to go back!
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 20, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding
  11. J

    Joelski

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food and services. Best family Italian food and restaurant in sactown!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2016

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Great food at a reasonable price. Very friendly stsff.
  13. BM

    BobMc

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2016

    overall5food5service4ambience3
    Great food and super value. Quite a open menu. Great place for small or medium size group dining.
  14. DM

    DiMoJo

    Sacramento

    10 reviews

    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on December 16, 2016

    overall3food4service5ambience4
    Polenta was outstanding! Service was very attentive without being intrusive and the food very good and authentic Northern Italian.
  15. L

    Lovegoodfood

    San Francisco

    24 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on December 3, 2016

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Our experience was mixed but I would be willing to give them another try. The good: my husband's lasagna was very good. Flavorful and a good serving size. The bread which accompanied dinner was scrumptious - flavored with rosemary and soft and doughy. The chocolate mousse for dessert was also pretty good. The bad: bruschetta was served on soggy every day toast. My Fettuccini Milanese was average. The menu said "jumbo prawns and scallops" but they were actually on the small side. The scallops were rubbery and a few of the mussels were inedible as the shells did not/would not open. The service was fine. Overall, good and bad but worth another try.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 3, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The friendly staff at Mamma Susanna's were wonderful to work with! I organized a group of runners for the CIM race and they were very accomadating and flexible with our changing needs. Thank you!
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2016

    overall3food3service3ambience2
    My wife and I went there (on our date night). I had never been to that area of town and the other reviews looked good. So we went. The service was OK to good. The Owners/staff were very polite and pleasant, much like a family dining experience should be. My wife and I are more into a low carb diet than what they offer (it's Italian, my "bad") But, all in all, it was a pleasant experience and I would recommend this place to others ( good value).
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was delicious, portions were large and the service was friendly and professional.
  19. J

    Jimandlin

    Sacramento

    55 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    55 reviews

    Dined on November 26, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Love coming here, food is always first rate and staff very friendly
  20. NW

    NWFoodie

    Portland

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2016

    overall5food4service5ambience3
    Great waitstaff and food!
  21. v

    vicky

    Sacramento

    11 reviews

    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2016

    overall3food4service2ambience2
    Food was good. Service took a long time. Waiter was pleasant, but not very attentive.
  22. JD

    JDB2018

    San Francisco

    32 reviews

    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2016

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    After a long absence, we returned for a dinner at Mamma Susanna's the other evening. We were joined by a couple of friends and we all agreed that it was an enjoyable experience. We all had our favorite pasta dishes, accompanied by a bottle of Bogle Pinot Noir. The service was very friendly and attentive. We will be back, again, soon.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Mamma Susanna's Ristorante Italiano is the hidden gem in East Sacramento. The food is outstanding and the small, family atmosphere is warm and relaxing. It is an ideal place for special occasions or just a night out. I suggest you try one of their appetizers and save room for desert.
  24. TS

    TeeSquare

    Sacramento

    22 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2016

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Always tasty! The lasagna, spaghettis, pizza, veal, focaccia and minestrone were awesome. Although once the alfredo was rather bland, maybe some more flavorful parmesan? Service is pretty good, prices are about right.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Came here on a Sunday night for dinner, thanks to groupon for introducing us to this restaurant we might have never stumbled upon. Ron was our server and he was very attentive and gave great customer service. Started with complimentary bread, then moved on to the clams and caprese as our appetizers. Both very good. Next was our entrees, very generous portions of fettuccine Alfredo with chicken and mushrooms and tortellini with chicken and mushrooms. Both were delicious! We added a little pepper flakes to spice it up a bit but was just as good without, Alfredo sauce was perfect. Then came the dessert which was unbelievable, best tiramisu I have ever had and the richest chocolate mousse ever. 1 dessert could easily be shared by two people. Overall everything was great.
  26. R

    Randy

    Sacramento

    16 reviews

    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2016

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Good food. Huge portions. Friendly service. Reasonable prices.
  27. PB

    PatB

    San Francisco

    17 reviews

    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on October 29, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I have been here numerous times before throughout the years. I have friends who work out of state and when they come home this is where they want to go. It is a great place. Good food~huge portions. The staff are friendly and just amazing. It's a great location. I highly recommend it!
  28. RK

    RobertK

    Sacramento

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2016

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Went there for my wife's birthday and had a great meal, great service and over all great time.
  29. I

    Iskyee

    Sacramento

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I really enjoy the good food, fresh ingredients & the service at this small, local restaurant. I have not had a bad meal here & always leave satisfied! Artichoke & jalapeño dip is great, bruschetta is awesome because it is on softer toast which makes it easier to consume & the limoncello dessert is a fabulous light finish to the meal..... Wait staff hustles & is on top of anything you may need..... Try it to nite 😊🍝🍷🍧
  30. BR

    BigRed

    Sacramento

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2016

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    It was our 4th time back and it is always a pleasure. The Groupon deal is great and you get more food than you can eat. Prices are very reasonable regardless?
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 11, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Had dinner with friends at Mamma Susanna's, our first time there. It's a quaint little place, and our server, Brianna, was delightful. The food was moderately priced and plentiful. My wife did say she wished her pizza had a little more sauce on it, but other than that we were both very pleased with our meals. This isn't Biba or Visconti of Folsom, but for a quiet locale in which you can enjoy good Italian comfort food, it fits the bill. We'll be back.
  32. W

    Waters

    Sacramento

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 11, 2016

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    My friend, who lives in River Park had never eaten here before. She loved it.
  33. d

    dkap1954

    Sacramento

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on October 6, 2016

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Used a Groupon for this. Servings were huge-we could have split. Had the Veal Parmigiana and Veal Gorgonzola, included soup/salad & dessert (Tiramisu was excellent) Server, Ron, was excellent with recommendations, wine & personality. A little far for us to go & traffic was a nightmare (Howe Ave.) would go again for lunch or an earlier dinner.
  34. LN

    LivesNearby

    Sacramento

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on October 5, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We always enjoy Mamma Susanna's, and this time did not disappoint. We used a Groupon Coupon, which provides a darn good deal. Good food with gluten-free and whole wheat pasta options. Portions are generally generous. They were able to accommodate a few modifications to the entrees that we asked for. On a Wednesday night, the owner herself waited on us, and she was great. High marks for Mamma Susanna's!
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 5, 2016

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Food was terrible. Took mom out for her birthday, her gorgonzola gnocchi looked like it came from a frozen bag. My pizza looked like a poorly reheated frozen pizza, and had no flavor. Service was equally bad, I would avoid this place.
  36. LE

    Likes2Eat

    Sacramento

    17 reviews

    2.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on October 2, 2016

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    We had a craving for good old spaghetti and meatballs. The pasta arrived hot and cooked just right. But the meatballs were so tough that they could only be cut by stabbing with a fork and sawing with the knife. I only ate one of the three, which says everything because I'm a member in good standing of the Clean Plate Club.
  37. PK

    PamelaK

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 1, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food was delicious and the service was great. Everything was very authentic Italian and they didn't skimp on the ingredients. They used quality ingredients and the portion size was huge. Tons of flavor and the desserts were like a five-star restaurant. We were served by the owner who was very friendly and it was very heartwarming to see that all of her children worked in the restaurant with her.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 1, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was reasonably priced and well prepared. Our selections were excellent. Highly recommend Mamma Susanna's. We will be back!!
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 28, 2016

    overall5food4service3ambience4
    Loved it again! We both had clams as an appetizer (yummy). One order was delayed by 10 minutes. Disappointing. Other than that, it was a super night.
  40. C

    Cathy

    Sacramento

    19 reviews

    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on August 28, 2016

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    I had the salmon with the artichoke dill sauce. The sauce is absolutely delicious. My salmon was a little dry and overcooked, but the sauce helped it out a bit. This is the second time I have had this salmon. The sauce was perfect both times. Last time my salmon was perfect, this time, it was a bit thinner piece which is probably why it was overcooked. Anyways, I would go back and have it a third time.

FAQs

Mamma Susanna's Ristorante Italiano does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Mamma Susanna's Ristorante Italiano also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (916) 452-7465.

Mamma Susanna's Ristorante Italiano is rated 4.3 stars by 320 OpenTable diners.

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Additional information

  • Cross street

    H Street

  • Neighborhood

    Sacramento

  • Hours of operation

    Wednesday & Thursday 4:30pm - 8:30pm Friday & Saturday 4:30pm - 9:00pm Tuesday & Sunday 4:30pm - 8:00pm Closed Monday

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Seafood, Pizzeria

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Plenty of parking in Shopping Center lot.

  • Payment options

    Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Greg Shilin

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (916) 452-7465

  • Catering

    Limited catering menu to local area for events.

  • Private party facilities

    We offer private restaurant rental for lunch Tuesday - Sunday. $500 minimum purchase. Call for more details

  • Private party contact

    John Vitto: (916) 860-8655

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