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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Pizza
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the lasagna, vegetarian pizza, caesar salad, and a slice of barbeque chicken pizza. The lasagna was a very large portion with melted cheese, 3 or 4 layers of noodles, and meat sauce. Also, it included 3 nicely baked white rolls that were very tasty....Flavor of the lasagna was a bit bland for me. The pizza included a variety of veggies that were finely chopped which was a bit different for us. The flavors all blended together where I would prefer being able to savor each veggies' flavor. Sauce was a bit bland as well. The salad was fine. The barbeque chicken pizza was on a thick crust and was available by the slice. It was the best selection we made. Crust was crisp, sauce was tasty, and the chicken was tender.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 24 February 2021

this review is going back a year. right when the shut down due to covid started, this was one of the only places open in dewey....$20 for a pizza that tasted like cardboard !! they should be ashamed of themselves for claiming they sell pizza....I would not recommend this place...for anything.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 28 November 2020

We were staying close by, as we do every year for our annual trip. We went to the bar and ordered 2 White Claws. The male bartender said, $14. Handed him a $20, he went to the register and never came back. They were not...busy but had a few people there. Maybe we do things differently where I'm from, but assuming "keep the change" is theft. We left and will never return. I felt robbed all the way around. $7 per White Claw is robbery. Taking the liberty of a 43% tip is treating yourself very generous. Nope, won't get me again!!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020

We had delicious food - chicken parmigiana and Fruit Di Mare, with the carrot cake for dessert.....pleasantly and graciously served by Neli. Portions are enough for two meals. Will definitely go back.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 14 August 2020

I ordered Eggplant Parm and it was awful. It tasted old and disgusting, I threw it out. Sauce was awful too.

Date of visit: August 2020
mamamariad, Owner at Mama Maria's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2020

You have the wrong restaurant we are in delaware

Reviewed 28 June 2020

Go here, sit at their outside bar out back, and order up some rings, and a Hurricane. Our first night in town and this checked all the boxes.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 18 December 2019 via mobile

Ordered Chicken Parmigiana and honestly was possibly the worst I’ve ever had. The chicken reminded me of my days in school and eating school lunches. The breading was terrible on the chicken. We were seated over in the pizza shop side due to a private...party. That was fine I totally understood. However my wife’s lasagna was not bad it just came out cold. Service was good no complaints there. I truly am not a hard customer to please but I will not return.More

Date of visit: December 2019
mamamariad, Owner at Mama Maria's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2019

I am sorry about your bad experience chicken parmigiana is so popular that we sell a lot of it and I must say this is the first I have ever had a complain on it but it can happen I am sorry you don’t feel...More

Reviewed 8 October 2019

If you are looking for some authentic Italian pasta, look no more THIS IS THE SPOT. Had penne with vodka blush, awesome. Came with bread and a house salad. The bartender Nico was on point with conversation and a little bartender flair. The owner Franco...came out and introduced himself, great old world charm and tradition. I look forward to frequenting this place for many more summers to come. Thank you for the great experience.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 29 September 2019

Wonderful food served later then many Dewey restaurants are open. My wife and I stumbled across Mama's last year when a mixup on our vacation house reservation left us looking for food in Dewey on September 15 - right after the season's end. Mama's was...open and cooked us a great pizza while we relaxed with a couple of Hurricanes in the bar. We went back this year on our first night in Dewey and found the same great pizzas, service, and Hurricanes. Two nights later we decided to try the specials including a fantastic crab ravioli and finishing with a Spumoni Bombe dessert that was out of this world. The only caveat: be prepared to take a couple of pizza slices back to your lodging; they make a great lunch the next day.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 11 September 2019

The pizza was very tasty and the caesar salad excellent. The service was prompt and courteous. The prices are reasonable. Too bad that on a September Wednesday evening, restaurants at Dewey lacks of ambiance.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Yes, Mama Maria's Italian Restaurant offers takeout services.

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Mama Maria's Italian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4