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Mamma Lucia

4916 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
+1 301-907-3399
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4916 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hate to say it, but any pizzeria that uses anything but (fresh) mozzarella on their pizza is not Italian pizzeria. Mama Lucia doesn't bother to list the cheeses on each pizza on the menu, so it is not clear what cheese is use but it...More

Thank DutchTree
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was top class Italian food that tastes and feels like home cooking. Abundance is the name of the game for this truly wonderful restaurant. The wait staff was also phenomenal and very attentive.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a good experience at Mamma Lucia's on a recent Sunday evening. We were seated without waiting and our waiter was prompt and attentive throughout our meal. The pasta dishes are served with a generous sized salad and a basket of bread with a...More

Thank Denise Z
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We have been here several times since moving to the area, primarily after a long family vacation! We are truly surprised at how slow business really is because every time we walk by, Cafe Deluxe is always packed to the brim (when their food is...More

1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

It has great service and a warm ambiance. Great spot for a date or dinner with a friend. The food is great and comes out pretty quickly.

Thank srsilver1414
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Ordered a combo pizza at 7:56pm - web said be ready at 8:20. Got there at 8:10 - pizza was done and waiting which surprised me. Paid $19, Took 1 min to walk home. Pizza was barely warm by then. Chewy. I'm not sure they...More

Thank xsoccer1
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Very well located in Bethesda, you can be seated outside or inside. The menu is limited and not very Italian. All dishes proposes huge portions but with low quality and a bit tasteless. Service is chap as well.

Thank Yves-Louis P
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this restaurant on a busy Sunday evening. Great service and delicious food. Would definitely eat there again.

Thank kbills
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We were 3 adults and 2 children on a Wednesday night when wine bottles are half price. Children's meals were enormous for $7 each. They could have easily shared on meal. My raviolis were excellent as was my daughter's pasta bolognese My husband's eggplant palm...More

Thank BLMerce
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This restaurant has an amazing food menu. Everyone will be able to find something scrumptious to eat here. They even have Gluten Free Pasta, meals & desserts. There is dining inside or outside on the street, where you will listen to Italian music. Sure to...More

Thank cherylannsantore
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4916 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-907-3399
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