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Mama's Pizza

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961 Rice St, Saint Paul, MN 55117-4950
+1 651-489-2005
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We used to eat at Mama's every Friday when I was a kid, and I still enjoy eating there as an adult. The food is delicious--I particularly like the mostaccioli. Each meal comes with fresh bread and a small ice cream cone for dessert. The portions are huge and the prices are affordable. My go-to for italian food.

2 Thank Kristin D
Bethel, Maine
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My husband and I visit MN for work and we always have to have Mama's Pizza. I really try to only have a slice or two but it's so good that I end up eating way more than that. Great place to try if you want some really delicious and really fresh pizza!

Thank elizabethmg157
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great pizza with real toppings. I recommend Mamas to all of our clients and they never have been disappointed. Tony and his entire staff are wonderful

Thank TioPablo2015
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I eat here all the time, the staff is friendly and the food is always hot and fresh! My favorite thing is probably the pizza fries! Picture is of the lunch Mostaccioli with baked cheese! I got the meatball on the side.

Thank Heather L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Mama's is always excellent - from the food to the atmosphere, you are NEVER disappointed. The food has a real, home cooked feel; the staff are attentive and friendly; and watching staff cook the pizzas right in front of you is a real treat. We come here regularly and HIGHLY recommend it!

1 Thank Sara F
Twin Cities, MN
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Our family has been to Mama's Pizza for YEARS now! From what my mother says, I have been going to Mama's since I was a child. (I'm now 40ish) Mama's is known for its simply stunning sauce! It's like an explosion party in your mouth. Pasta dishes will have plenty of it. Because of the giant serving sizes, you may... More 

Thank TravelAgentShan
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Wanted to surprise my boyfriend and called ahead to pickup 10 of their frozen pizzas. We work and live on the complete opposite side of town so I knew he would be happy to get pizzas for Christmas but I didn't realize HOW happy until I ate there myself. My coworker and I called ahead to order a pizza to... More 

Thank 254kimic
White Bear Lake
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Stopped for dinner with my daughter and split the large baked Mostaccioli was so good and enough for two of us with a take home box. Great service. We will be back.

Thank LeenieWhiteBearLake
Rochester, Minnesota
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69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My 11 year old daughter picked Mama's for her birthday supper. We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table but this is by far one of the best all around places in all of Minneapolis- St Paul. Tony the owner took care of us and the staff brought my daughter an ice cream cone (standard for everyone afterwards)... More 

Thank Flaps23
Twin Cities
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is classic, good quality, Italian-American food. Family owned and run for 50 years, so you know it's good. Portions are huge. Service is prompt, efficient, and friendly. Prices are great. Pizza oven in the front, kitchen in the back, and some tables and booths in between. Large take out business

Thank MinnesotaFamily2

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Restaurant Details

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Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 961 Rice St, Saint Paul, MN 55117-4950
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-489-2005

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