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Mama Mia Trattoria

439 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3403
+1 503-295-6464
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
439 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3403
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have dined here a few times over the past 3-4 years. on Saturday, we wanted to have dinner before a performance at the Keller auditorium and made reservations for 2. Not sure why folks' reviews express frustration over their happy hour menu not being...More

Thank raflag
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mama Mia's is another restaurant in downtown Portland with an appealing throwback atmosphere, in this case highlighted by numerous chandeliers. The food was generally good, the portions were huge, and the service was attentive. Appetizer meatballs were excellent. Fettuccine Bolognese was very good. Lasagna was...More

Thank Karl B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Celebrated my teen daughters birthday with a couple of her friends. The food was really good and it was a nice atmosphere. The prices were reasonable for the size of the meals.

Thank NinaMama123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a really good stop. The food was excellent and the service was impeccable. It was a very nice experience and I would definitely go back again. Really unique.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a quick snack and martinis. Fried mozzarella was perfect, meatballs were so good that I keep dreaming about them ever since we had them there. We enjoyed the antique decor and great location which is close to shopping. We will definitely be...More

Thank Tatyana K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here thinking we needed a couple of appetizers before dinner. Wrong. The Chicken in the Parmagiana was so big, my family could barely eat it. They give a small bowl of spaghetti, but just had a bite or two. I had a great...More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had accompanied my husband on his business trip to Portland and we were invited to dinner with 5 of his co workers , Mama Mia's was a 15 minute walk from or Marriott City Center hotel . the restaurant is in an old building...More

Thank katie r
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Mama Mia Terrifica, you might say. This is dining the way it was meant to be, with authentic dishes, subdued atmosphere, and friendly welcoming staff. Pasta, seafood, or any other meal is sure to please. Great for a couple like us or a family like...More

Thank DougInNC212
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This is romantic and one block from the Max line. We have been several times for happy hour which is a good deal. Also they have nice desserts and a killer chocolate flourless cake with raspberry sorbet. The wine selection is nice. Just a quaint,...More

Thank Carl R
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had done a full day tour and wanted somewhere close to the hotel. This fit the bill. It was very good food and great service.

Thank jlsk
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10 November 2016|
Response from TSKtraveling | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant has the room to host your group; however I don't know if they do functions. Good to ring them directly and have a chat. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3403
    (SW Washington Street)
  • Public Transportation: Conveniently located 2 blocks from MAX line - 1st & Oak stop and 5th & Oak stop
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-295-6464
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When you dine at Mama Mia Trattoria, Portland's Italian tradition, you've taken a step back in time into a traditional Italian kitchen where memories come to life with authentic southern Italian meals and the genuine hospitality of people who love delicious and genuine Italian dishes. At Mama Mia Trattoria our meals are prepared from scratch every day, with only the freshest ingredients. Our sauces and meatballs simmer all day to add the perfect flavor and essence to our expertly crafted dishes. We are committed to providing the highest quality food and service by sparing no expense and by using only the best local products and sustainable resources available. Here at Mama Mia Trattoria, we take pride in our daily, freshly made pastas, mozzarella cheese, and our scrumptious homemade desserts. We even make our Italian ice cream and sorbet daily. At Mama Mia Trattoria, you'll find timeless favorites like chicken, veal, and eggplant parmigiana, handmade ravioli, lasagna, manicotti, gnocchi and countless other pastas, pizzas, chicken and seafood dishes, all made from scratch and cooked to perfection. Our dining room sparkles with over twenty crystal chandeliers and nearly fifty gilded mirrors. Our marble tables are reminiscent of those found in many Trattorias throughout Italy. With our dramatically tall ceilings, an entire wall of fourteen-foot tall windows, keep the dining room lively yet mysterious. The warm ambiance of rich red, green, gold and black decor beckons diners to relax and savor the brilliant flavors of Italian cooking served in a luxurious yet Portland-esque casual atmosphere. The rich, black granite bar is a perfect spot for one of our delicious signature cocktails, many made with our own house-infused spirits. Both the sixty-inch and forty-inch high-definition televisions are the perfect place to watch your favorite sporting events while you sit back and relax. Our entire food menu is served throughout the day at the most comfortable bar in downtown Portland. Our location, the historic Waldo Building, built in 1886, is easily visible on one of the most traveled corners in Downtown Portland at the intersection of SW Washington Street and 2nd Avenue, just feet away from great shopping at Pioneer Place, the waterfront, mass transit and some of the most visited attractions in downtown. So plan something special and meet your friends, family, and colleagues at Mama Mia Trattoria. Our old school Italian-American soul food, like that offered at the best restaurants in "Little Italy's" across the United States, will exceed your expectations. Happy Hour: Monday - Saturday: 04:00pm - 07:00pm Sunday: 04:00pm - 09:00pm
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