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Mamma Rosa

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561 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6L8, Canada
+1 250-763-4114
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:30 - 20:30
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I enjoyed a lovely meal here and can say the food is authentic, not overly salted, which I appreciated. The service is friendly and attentive. After eating a wonderful Caesar Salad, I split the Gnocchi with tomato sauce. Believe me it was enough for two to share. Also surprisingly good is their house red: Giacondi Sangiovese. A half litre was... More 

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Thank Rowland66
Vancouver, Canada
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

In a quiet neighbourhood, but well worth the walk. The Italian food was excellent as was the service! Beware they close at 9pm though!

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Thank Sunseekerfamily
Calgary, Canada
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Friendly service, yup. Quaintly dated interior decor, uh huh. Families and large groups having a great meal together, absolutely. Recommended by our hotel concierge, we got through the phone on our second day's attempt, they're that popular. My lasagna was huge (I couldn't finish the leftover portion even the day after), but more importantly, it was yummy. Same with the... More 

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Thank Victor P
Calgary, Canada
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Friendly service, yup. Quaintly dated interior decor, uh huh. Families and large groups having a great meal together, absolutely. Recommended by our hotel concierge, we got through the phone on our second day's attempt, they're that popular. My lasagna was huge (I couldn't finish the leftover portion even the day after), but more importantly, it was yummy. Same with the... More 

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Thank Victor P
Warman, Saskatchewan
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2016

our party of 6 was very happy with all the meals and service a quaint place and one of those places you would like to visit again

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Thank DougMcleay
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The staff were very friendly, but the FOOD was absolutely HORRIBLE. Ordered the lobster/crab ravioli, which had an incredibly WATERY SAUCE and tasteless ravioli... My mum also ordered a cream/based sauce (Alfredo), which had a watery sauce and tiny frozen shrimp (which cost an extra $6). Absolutely disgusting. There was nothing authentically Italian about this meal. The bread, that came... More 

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Thank AliciaMVee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The staff were very friendly, but the FOOD was absolutely HORRIBLE. Ordered the lobster/crab ravioli, which had an incredibly WATERY SAUCE and tasteless ravioli... My mum also ordered a cream/based sauce (Alfredo), which had a watery sauce and tiny frozen shrimp (which cost an extra $6). Absolutely disgusting. There was nothing authentically Italian about this meal. The bread, that came... More 

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Thank AliciaMVee
Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

They have a 10 page menu! First sign that's it's not good. Should stick with 10 items and make them right. I got gluten free pasta which they charge more for but dont tell you that. Alfredo sauce was runny and tasteless. Then asked for Parmesan expecting fresh slivers of it and got what looked like Kraft Parmesan. Shrimp tasted... More 

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Thank French-BV
Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

So went there for a dinner date with boyfriend. Ordered a couple pasta dishes which were okay. No good not bad.. but than I was craving a few meatballs. So I ordered "homemade" meatballs on the side. The came and were clearly terrible frozen meatballs from costco or wherever and had the consistency of a hot dog. I ate half... More 

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1 Thank Coco_Talks
Airdrie, Alberta, Canada
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My family love this place. They have great food and it's always packed. Make sure you make a reservation.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 561 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Kelowna>  > Central City
  • Neighbourhood: Central City
  • Phone Number: +1 250-763-4114

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?