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Mamma Luisa Restaurant

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673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
+1 401-848-5257
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Thu - Tue 17:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Firstly, I am sure the food is great, but you have to be seated to make that call. We booked for 8 and we took a slow walk for 30 minutes to get there. We arrived early at 7.15 to a not very busy restaurant. We were told the we were early and that we could wait upstairs until they... More 

5 Thank Nicola W
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

This was a simply divine experience. The food was light as air and rich with flavor. I had the butternut squash ravioli and my boyfriend had the breaded chicken. I also can't say enough good things about the service. It was just a dream!

Thank Alisha J
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

We had a fabulous meal at this very intimate (3 small dining rooms) restaurant. It is run by Tuscan italians so it does not serve your typical pizzeria style southern fare - although they have that too and it's made wonderfully. My pasta fagioli was made in the northern style - pureed with a flavor that I could swear was... More 

Thank alfred c
Gainesville, Virginia
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is divided into several small, nicely decorated rooms, providing a quiet environment and a feeling of intimacy. Service was excellent; our waiter was very helpful in explaining the detailed content and preparation of the dishes that interested us. Best of all, the food was exceptional. From the bread and appetizers to the main courses and dessert, everything was... More 

1 Thank Rick S
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154 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

We booked a table online, supplied credit card details and received a confirmation email. We turned up at the appointed time (having walked for an hour in torrential rain) and, on announcing ourselves, were told in an extremely rude manner by the proprietor that we had not supplied our card details and that our reservation was cancelled (copy of my... More 

9 Thank coffeepot11
Englewood, New Jersey
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

We got to this restaurant at 7:00 p.m. without having a reservation. They were completely booked but they were so nice and accomodating. They found us a table but advised that we had to done by 8:30 p.m. That was plenty of time to enjoy this delicious and fresh Italian dinner. We ordered two salads, two main courses, two cappuccinos... More 

1 Thank Debbie G
Marshfield, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014

Really enjoyed dinner in this quaint restaurant out of the way on Thames Street. First time here. Outstanding Italian food . Great sauces. Very good wine selection. Superb service. Highly recommend.

Thank Marshside01
Warwick, Rhode Island
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

my wife and i came here for our anniversary dinner after it was recommended to us by some friends. It was cozy, and offered 2 floors of dining with many separate rooms, as it is a converted house. Our waitress was new to the place, but it seemed as if she was new to the food industry/hospitality business. So the... More 

Thank Arshak T
New York, New York, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

We walked by, very hungry and were impressed by all of the accolades they displayed. When we told them we didn't have a reservation they look perplexed as to what to do...we probably should have left right then. We waited 20 minutes for someone to come over. We as we were ordering the table next to us sat down. We... More 

1 Thank Shannon W
Virginia Beach
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

Seriously one of the best Italian restaurants I have ever eaten at. The interior is so charming, the wait staff very attentive, but the food was amazing. I didn't think you could get Italian this good off of the Hill in Providence. Can't wait to go back.

2 Thank tempesttwin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 673 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6738
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-848-5257

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