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Mamma Onesta's Italian Restaurant

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1100 South State Street, Lockport, IL 60441
18155880900
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16:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good spaghetti and meatballs. The pasta was not over cooked and the meatballs were moist and flavorful. It's not a big place. Yhe service is prompt and friendly.

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Thank Ron B
Frank D, Owner at Mamma Onesta's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you!! We have been trying hard to perfect our meatballs. We're glad you like them! Hope to see you soon! The DeGrassi Family Owners More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to dine at! You cannot go wrong with the mussels appetizer. Get it with arrabiata sauce and you won't be disappointed. I love the chicken and veal florentina. Huge portion and delicious. My wife has enjoyed the Tutto Mare and Colossal Shrimp. I always get a jar of marinara to go. The prices are very reasonable.... More 

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Thank rich k
Frank D, Owner at Mamma Onesta's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Hope to see you soon. The DeGrassi Family Owners More 

Downers Grove, Illinois
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried Mamma's when I first moved to Lockport (Oct 2015) and was so happy that we kept coming back. Great for birthdays, anniversaries, family get togethers as well as a romantic couples night out or a bar night. Smaller establishment but it has delicious food and wonderful service! Sausage and peppers highly recommended! All kinds of people -- couples, groups,... More 

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Frank D, Owner at Mamma Onesta's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Welcome to Lockport! We love to see you again. Thank for the review! The DeGrassi Family Owners More 

Lockport, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best Italian restaurants I've been to. By far the best in the area, good prices, good service. Highly recommend.

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Frank D, Owner at Mamma Onesta's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We try really hard. We really appreciate your review. Thank you, The DeGrassi Family Owners More 

Lockport, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Better than great Italian food. Wonderful wine list. Very small cozy-charming place in downtown ~ small town Lockport, Illinois. I highly recommend it!

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Thank susanrB3585UU
Frank D, Owner at Mamma Onesta's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. My wife likes making it as cozy as possible. We really appreciate the business! The DeGrassi Family. Owners More 

Bolingbrook, Illinois
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mamma Onesta's is a very small restaurant in downtown Lockport, but has the BEST Italian food in the area. The lasagna and the stuffed shells were superb. I highly recommend making a reservation, as the restaurant can fill up quickly, especially on weekends. The staff are very friendly and efficient.

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Thank kathy s
Frank D, Owner at Mamma Onesta's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. It's highly recommended you make reservations on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We really appreciate you letting everyone know about the reservations! Thank you, The DeGrassi Family Owners More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been wanting to eat here for over a year and finally tried it. It was the best Italian food I have had in the Chicago area. We definitely will be back. Great service and the food was the best. I'm excited to try everything on the menu!

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Thank Janet S
Frank D, Owner at Mamma Onesta's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review. We're glad you tried our restaurant. Hope to see you soon! The DeGrassi family Owners More 

Homer Glen
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Italian Food. It doesn't get any better! The best Italian food i have ever tasted.Excellent service. A really nice place with lots of atmosphere to have lunch or dinner.

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Thank dorothys921
Frank D, Owner at Mamma Onesta's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! The DeGrassi Family Owners More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the family here and enjoyed our experience. It's not ideal for small kids, but they were still very welcoming. Service was great and so was the food.

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Thank Dan C
Frank D, Owner at Mamma Onesta's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate the review. Any idea what you would like different for kids? We try to make it a real family restaurant and affordable for families. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you, Frank DeGrassi Owner More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Mama O's I call this place. I have never been disappointed buy a meal at this restaurant. I have given gift certificates to family and gotten nothing but good feedback regarding their visits. Cost versus food quality and quantity is excellent. But have a full bar with a pretty good wine list as well.

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Thank Scott B
Frank D, Owner at Mamma Onesta's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We really appreciate the business. Hope to see you soon! Thank you, The DeGrassi Family Owners More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 20:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
15:00 - 22:00
Saturday
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 South State Street, Lockport, IL 60441
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lockport
  • Phone Number: 18155880900

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?