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Mama Carpino's Italian

22010 US Highway 18, Apple Valley, CA 92307-3971
+1 760-240-9664
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“clams” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22010 US Highway 18, Apple Valley, CA 92307-3971
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is OK and it's really hit and miss. Prices are high and customer service is OK. We went on a day when they were not very busy yet still took a long time to get service. Waitress never came to check on us...More

Thank AVHalls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only does Mama Carpinos have wonderful Italian dishes, their antipasto salad is one of my favorites. Generously sized and delicious.

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Drove from Victorville for dinner the other night and really enjoyed it. Now I'm back for a second try. It smells amazing when you walk in the door the service is good the food is better.

Thank Rick J
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great Italian food at a reasonable price. Large portions and friendly staff. Serve everything from Pizza to full course meals. Bread and olive oil. Nice wine list. Veal Marsala was really good. Excellent sauce with pasta and sauted vegetables. The Canoli's are delicious.

Thank 616howardm
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The BEST Italian food resturant in Apple Valley, probally the entire High Desert. Good service, affordable prices, good portions enough food to take some home for another meal. We have been to this resturant for family birthday dinners and everyone enjoys their food and bar...More

Thank Vernelle M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The food here is ALWAYS excellent. The bakery is small but the goodies are wonderful. The only thing is... it is always busy. That tells you the customers love the food.

Thank bmedina2017
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very friendly restaurant, love the Italian food . Pasta is cooked when ordered so it's always fresh . Love the bread and oil spices they give you . Portions of dishes are large and filling , however if recommended a Canoli are...More

Thank Kt10177
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite place in Apple Valley to take family and friends will like .it never disappoints. The food is amazing and fresh and quite frankly the best Italian food I've ever had anywhere in the world and I am currently in Europe :)

Thank adele m
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Mama's is a typical "Italian Bistro". Even tho we went to eat pretty early (around 5:30 P.M.) we had to wait about half-an-hour to be seated for dinner...that's how popular this place is. The staff is very friendly and courteous. Every question we had was...More

Thank tank22017
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Best Italian restaurant by far. Mamas seafood special plate is stacked with seafood.The pizza is amazing.

Thank 849albertr
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30 August 2015|
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Response from Lisa A | Reviewed this property |
Mama Carpino's has a great dining room menu, deli menu and don't forget to take something to go, pizza or dessert.
10 May 2015|
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Response from Lisa A | Reviewed this property |
casual to dressy, great place for family or a date night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22010 US Highway 18, Apple Valley, CA 92307-3971
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Apple Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 760-240-9664
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