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Mamma Roma

The Esplanade | Corner of Granite Street, Picnic Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4778 5456
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (26 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
“pancetta” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Esplanade | Corner of Granite Street, Picnic Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family of 5 all adults booked on a fairly busy night - 2 of us had the lamb shank special which was 2 large shanks on risotto very large servings lamb was cooked perfectly very tender risotto was a little gluggy not...More

1  Thank Clayton D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with a large group and found the ordering to be easy and service was great. Food was so good!

1  Thank nightingale05
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are Mumma Roma fans. They are gorgeous people who run an outstanding business - we feel like we are dining with friends whenever we go. The food is capital D Delicious ++ We love the pasta dishes - our favourites are Fettuccine Bascaiola &...More

2  Thank Jill N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is something dreams are made of, watching the sunset through palm trees, just a few metres from the water. The staff in this down to earth and unpretensious restaurant were attentive, light hearted and friendly. I had the best barrimundi - a huge...More

1  Thank jude_newcombe1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We don't eat wheat, so a restaurant specializing in pizza and pasta poses something of a challenge. Nevertheless, the barramundi special (which included roasted veggies) along with arugula salad made a splendid dinner. My husband and I split these 2 items and an appetizer and...More

1  Thank yvonnevadeboncoeur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The carbonara pasta dish we both had at Mamma Roma was very, very good. Unfortunately the weather was not that kind and we were in danger of being blown away as a storm was coming across the water from Townsville. The only downside to the...More

1  Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Genuine Italian food, seasoned with charming and simple service, location fantastic! If you want have a taste of Italy, you’ll have to dine here, but don’t mess with Italians ;) other way you are going to be scold!

1  Thank Devid83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming from Melbourne were Italian Restaurants are magnificent, its not fair to compare. The food was good and the service was very good.

Thank ChrisRooboy1964
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super nice staff, great pasta. We had a nice evening meal here. The tiramisu was great. Just be aware that for european standards, everything on magnetic island seems to shut quite early in the evening.

Thank Falk S
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Very good food, good service. BYO alcohol, bottle shop around the corner. You might want to make reservations for the best tables along the street side.

Thank Willemieke F
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Warren J
September 8, 2016|
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Response from alpacino78 | Property representative |
Of course! Vino and birra, they going very well with the meals!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade | Corner of Granite Street, Picnic Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Magnetic Island  >  Picnic Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4778 5456
  • E-mail
We are BYO - Mamma Roma is an Italian Restaurant owner by an Italian Couple from the Italian Capital, Rome. Open for breakfast in Picnic Bay. Our goal is to deliver at the best the Experience to try a Traditional meal. We are using italian quality products, to make your dinner a moment to remember. Thanks for your support. Hope you can come and try our pasta, tiramisu della casa and Cannoli .... we strictly do not use pre made food and sauces. The fish is always fresh We do NOT use any frozen product, ... hope you will enjoy
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