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La Mama

Via San Bernardo 70, 16121, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 251 8937
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
2 Jan 2018
“Great place to eat in the old city”
4 weeks ago
“Exceedingly polite and friendly with wonderful food!”
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via San Bernardo 70, 16121, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drop by two or three times a year, usually to celebrate a birthday or a similar occasion. Staff is always extraordinarily friendly and helpful, food excellent, with a decent choice of wines and a stone oven. Until next time!

Thank Victor_Lacroix
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Small trattoria with an amazingly menu, but we go only for the pizza. We toured Italy in the 1970s and fell in love with the simple sloppy thin crust wood fired margherita pizza joints, which were everywhere, but open only at night. 40 years later...More

Thank foodeye_9
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We passed this restaurant on one of the Christmas days when it was raining, and ducked in here for lunch. We were lucky and were one of the first guests arriving, and about 15 minutes later the place was filling up. The menu is interesting,...More

Thank DSS11
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful pizza, wonderful focaccia, seafood it's amazing, the service start slow but it come around, the only thing that I think is the prices are to high.

Thank Hector David B
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely pizza! Ordered a pizza with pepper salami, my boyfriend had a carpaccio pizza and our friend ordered an focaccia. Big pizza's, not too salty, fresh ingredients. 1 ltr red wine, coffee and limoncello, all together for 20 per person. Situated in a small alley...More

Thank Cosmo L
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Cheap eats and great pizza. Two of us with a bottle of wine is under 50 euro. Lots of choices, pasta and farinata as well. Busy on weekends!

Thank RoosterTravels
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

By far, the best pizza I have had in Italy. Fresh, light and delicious. Reasonable prices and good selection of wine and beer. Will absolutely come back when I visit again.

Thank Fredrik S
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

I live in Genova for about 6 years now and I keep coming back to this place every now and then. It is not a restaurant, as many users confused it with one. It's a place that's called a "trattoria" in Italy - a place...More

Thank Victor B
Reviewed 31 March 2016

You can't go wrong with the name 'La Mama', now can you?! Excellent pizza - and off the beaten path. Great service, and warm/inviting towards children. You will high five yourself for actually finding it amongst Genoa's labyrinth of streets ... don't use Google maps...More

Thank Spatzl_Spatzl
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Having visited Genoa for only a short while we were keen to avoid chain restaurants and visited this authentic pizzeria. We were not let down! Good food and great service

Thank John G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:45 PM
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
6:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Bernardo 70, 16121, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
  • Phone Number: +39 010 251 8937
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