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La Mamma

Place Saint-Josse 9 | Place Saint-Josse 9 1210 Saint-Josse-Ten-Node, Brussels 1210, Belgium
+32 2 230 53 00
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (13 reviews)
“antipasti” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Place Saint-Josse 9 | Place Saint-Josse 9 1210 Saint-Josse-Ten-Node, Brussels 1210, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Arrived late on a stormy evening without a reservation. Owner told us they were full but then saw that I had broken leg and was on crutches, so he moved some tables around and found a solution to accommodate the 2 of us. Thankfully so,...More

Thank H2oVision
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Local, non-touristy. Mostly pasta. Blackboard menu. Excellent food and great wine at good prices. The one veal dish that night was great. Will return!

Thank paulasween
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We had an excellent dinner at La Mamma. The service was perfect, and the pasta was superb. Very tasty, original and authentic. We are both vegetarian and there were several options on the daily menu we could choose from. Although we did not speak french...More

Thank KathiSchreberi
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I was there with some colleagues for a business lunch. There are not many tables but we were lucky to find one without reservation. We had pasta of course and it was delicious. I do not give 5 star only because I think with pasta...More

Thank stefano g
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Above average Italian food in Brussels. Quality, service, "décor". One negative aspect? Wine only by the bottle or by the glass, rather expensive

Thank Carlo S
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 10 people. We arrived at the end of the service and without booking. We were lucky they had enough place for us. We took 4 big different plates of pasta and we shared them. It was really good, good product...More

1  Thank lgs7147a
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a quiet dinner here alone. The service was great and the food excellent. Clearly popular with the locals, I would book next time, they told me the first service before the local theatres open is always busy, better after 8. The waiters were at...More

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Superb Italian restaurant. in years did have this quality and good italian food - hard to get a place, but do understand why

1  Thank huthbxl
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We came to the La Mamma, after an exhausting day of travelling. Somebody recommended it to us on the flight to Brussels. I'm not really a fan of pasta, I don't think of it as a dish I would order in a restaurant, but I...More

2  Thank Masha D
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Arguably the best Italian in Brussels. Two brothers host you in their small restaurant in St Josse (reservation recommended) and present the suggestions of the day. Pasta is always fresh and sauces are intense. Try the Papardelle or any other pasta with ragu al salsicce,...More

2  Thank mathias d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Saint-Josse 9 | Place Saint-Josse 9 1210 Saint-Josse-Ten-Node, Brussels 1210, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 230 53 00
La Mamma is a real Italian osteria, since 1979 and a Grapperia. You can taste in a rustic and relaxed atmosphere. Maurizio Capezzuto, in the kitchen, Pepino Capezzuto and his wife Marie-Pascale let you discover their passion for products with a traditional and typical Italian cuisine.
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