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Mama Leone's

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2583 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-9409
+1 989-732-7171
08:00 - 20:00
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Dearborn, Michigan
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74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this restaurant after two friends highly recommended it. Im so glad we did because it was fantastic! I had the penne pasta with bolognese sauce, house salad that was very fresh and crisp and I think I ate a loaf of bread by myself, it was amazing. My husband had the chicken, green beans and... More 

Thank kimmyt382016
North Charleston, South Carolina
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142 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We dined here a few times and this is what we observed. This restaurant has been in business for many years and not frequented as much as years ago. We were told people prefer to eat at in town restaurants and not travel a few miles south of town. Indeed, only a few tables were occupied when we came in.... More 

Thank christopherM8134MB
Midland, Michigan
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My lasagne was really good - almost the best I have ever had, but I am a stickler for cleanliness and their bathroom needs some TLC. Ick.The bread basket they give you as a starter left much to be desired and their olive oil dipping blend was incredibly bland. My husband had the mussel linguine and really enjoyed it. Not... More 

Thank Alyssa B
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Almost decided not to stay based on no other cars... But glad we took a chance. Great service, great food. Will be a stop anytime traveling north!

Thank Tanya S
Gaylord, Michigan
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This used to be my favorite pizza place. Then they changed the Italian Sausage from a ground sausage, which was awesome, to a sliced sausage that, per my observation, most people picked off their pizza. I don't go there anymore.

Thank 4r2016
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Food was wonderful and the dessert exquisite! Don't let the dated decor stop you from enjoying the great food. We had the sausage and peppers, chicken Marsala, tiramisu and chocolate lasagna. Would definitely come again!

Thank Kathy S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

You wouldn't know it by the outside or the restaurant name, but they have really great breakfast here! We were on vacation and were told they were open, but there were no cars out front, no OPEN signs, but we stopped in anyway. Huge portions of pancakes, omelets, bacon, and a lot of choices. We went back more than once... More 

Thank Scottteee
Wheatley, Canada
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117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Stopped here twice on a snowmobile trip. Great little pub/restaurant with good food and fast friendly service. The baked spaghetti is very good. Nice place for quite dinning in a nicely decorated surrounding.

Thank canadianoutbacker
Davenport, Iowa
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112 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

We were in Gaylord to play golf, and wanted Italian: What a wonderful find! This is a traditional Italian restaurant with excellent selection of dishes, very good wines (food and wines were reasonably priced). It is a family operation, and they really did treat us as family; friendly and excellent service. Anytime we're in this area, this is where we'll... More 

Thank DrEvS
Gaylord, Michigan
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Mama Leone's has a great deal on take out pizzas ($6 for a medium one topping) and broasted chicken ($6 for four pieces). We ordered one of each and the quality was very good. The only suggestion I would have is to time the cooking so that both are done at the same time. It appears the pizza was done... More 

Thank 665darryls

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2583 S Otsego Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735-9409
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-732-7171

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