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Mama Onesti's Italian Restaurant

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6152 14th St W, Bradenton, FL 34207-4622
+1 941-756-8100
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bradenton, Florida
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there last Friday night after a class. We had some running around to do, a little shopping and I had wanted to go there after my wife came home with leftover lasagna after a work group dinner a year or so ago. I was stoked! We were able to sit out on the patio, outdoor seating area since... More 

Thank martin g
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Authentic Italian dishes, great pizza, nice little bar, entertainment certain nights . . . just a real nice "old school" atmosphere and always wonderful wait staffers . . . portions are great and everything is properly prepared, as if they'd been in business for years - which they have!

Thank Michael H
Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I ordered online and PAID online with credit card. When I arrived it seemed like chaos to find my simple order. Three girls running around yet place was not that busy. They wanted me to sign a charge slip, even tho it was already paid for! I asked about why and right away get 'attitude' from Libby. "You have to... More 

Thank Bruce R
Bradenton, Florida
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Although this restaurant is near my home I hadn't got around to visiting it until friends suggested it for lunch. We were very well cared, sat for ages before we ordered and no one tried to rush us. Lunch menu is quite extensive and not overly priced. I had the Penne with sausage and when I saw the size of... More 

Thank happybayer
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Oh well..... Just a few days ago I ordered a so-called "Italian wedding soup" and all it had was multiple mini meat balls and small pieces of macaroni. No greens or other ingredients in a soup (besides I guess salt and pepper.) No flavor and just fat from meatballs swimming on top of the soup. I would call it meat... More 

1 Thank Katerina A
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The quality of this restaurant has gotten horrible. I know that they are capable better because I have enjoyed there food for years. Skip this place. After the last 3 times of ordering and receiving average food and always something wrong with the order we waited 3 months and then ordered tonight. After ordering tonight we received cold pizza and... More 

1 Thank Jason A
Lafayette, Indiana
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

We were staying at a condo in Bradenton and looking for a place for dinner. We were both feeling like Italian so decided to check out Mama Onesti’s. We got there around 7:30 and the place was jammed – it was a Monday night and it turned out they had a free jazz combo there. Fortunately we were able to... More 

Thank Stephen G
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Returned here again the other day, this time with friends to find that all the previous diner's reviews are correct. One time it's great, next time it's the being passed by, the next it's mediocre at best. Give em a try and hope it's the sky

Thank urindianabuddy
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

My wife and son had the arrabiata and both said it was excellent. Likewise the chicken parmesan was outstanding. This is a very good restaurant, we will definitely be back.

Thank Anthony G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Last night my bride wanted an egg plant parmesan sub. I called was put on hold for 10 minutes, hung up and called back and my order was taken. When I arrived my bill was $10.40 as the young lady was giving me my 60 cents, she goes most people let me keep the change. If there was a tip... More 

Thank Ed M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6152 14th St W, Bradenton, FL 34207-4622
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-756-8100

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