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Mamma Teresa Ristorante

#49 of 2,189 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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300 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0J6, Canada
+1 613-236-3023
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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Ottawa, Canada
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with a group of friends to Mamma Teresa's. The venue is gorgeous, an old house converted to a restaurant. The staff were all friendly and courteous. But the service was extremely slow, taking 3 hours from start to finish. After we placed our orders we were provided with a basket of fresh white sliced bread and some small... More 

Thank ClassAct33
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214 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't been to Mama Teresa's in a decade. The restaurant fell a bit off the radar screen, in part because the Liberal Party (who flocked there in droves in the 1990's and early 2000's) was out of power. There was a time when this was one of the few good restaurants in Ottawa. Today that is no longer the... More 

Thank robertwD7057IG
London, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent selection of italian food, all the usual courses. The food we had was fantastic, good portion sizes and very tasty. It's an old house renovated into a restaurant, which adds to the ambience. It was very busy the night I was there but the service was excellent. Wine list very good, obviously slanted towards Italian.

Thank CynicMike
Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never been disappointed by this restaurant. The service is always professional and the servers are knowledgeable and attentive. The biggest challenge is choosing only one entree. The pasta dishes are wonderful and I like that the menu provides wine pairing suggestions.

Thank LWS_Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Very good food Had the Veal Cordon Bleu and was worth it Excellent ambiance in a nice old style home Can't wait to come back in the summer to dine on the patio

Thank Gaetan G
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

My wife, our niece, and I had a delightful dinner. Booking a reservation, to on time seating was spot on. Our meal was delicious, service was wonderful, and would recommend everyone give Mamma Teresa a try.

Thank Valfunde7
Calgary, Canada
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204 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great Italian food with excellent service. The food was very delicious and the serving size was plentiful. I had the linguine vongole as a starer and then a veal dish (Veal Cesare) with gnocchi - both were outstanding. Bravo!

1 Thank Gary C
Ottawa, Canada
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183 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Back again with our friends from Toronto who just love this restaurant. Great meal, good Italian wine, excellent service from Johnnie, never rushed. Love the homemade gnocci with tomato sauce. Just a wonderful place to make a night out of it. Thanks boys. Highly recommend.

Thank Lynn N
Ottawa, Canada
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Mama Teresa has been around for a long time in Ottawa. I've been going for a long time. I can even remember lunches and dinners when the ristorante was on Kent Street, all those decades ago. But it had been quite a while when I was last there, at least a decde. Joineing a small group for dinner, I wondered... More 

Thank CdnTraveller43
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

we went for dinner on my wifes birthday new years day for dinner to mama teresa restaurant.we were six in the family.we had reservation at 6pm.when we got there on time and were promptly seated at nice table and also they had high chair for our grand daughter.maitre d was very nice and polite and friendly. Nice basket of crusty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0J6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-236-3023

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