Mama's Fish House
Mama's Fish House

Mama's Fish House

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.mamasfishhouse.com/
  • Phone: 8085798488x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch Reservations from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Dinner Reservations Nightly: 4:00pm-9:00pm
    Entire Menu served all day.
    Bar/lounge seating for walk-ins, based on availability from 11:00 am to 9:30 pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Hawaiian
  • Executive Chef: Perry Bateman
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: Birthday, Anniversary, Honeymoon. Mama's Fish House is sure to be the perfect place for an intimate celebration. Contact us directly for details on booking for lunch or dinner.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hana Highway - Turn Left at the fishing boat
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet.
A word from Mama's Fish House
Mama's Fish House is actually a converted beach house in a coconut grove on a secluded white sand beach. Inside, hinged windows open to let in the trade winds and Polynesian artifacts and original oil paintings decorate tropical hardwood walls. The rooms are filled with spectacular flower arrangements and tapa print cloths cover the tables. Outdoor dining is equally exciting, and everyone enjoys watching the windsurfers performing offshore.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Mama's Fish House reviews from OpenTable diners
1014 reviews since July 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.8
  • Food4.8
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.8
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (892)special occasion (833)romantic (767)fit for foodies (628)great for outdoor dining (413)great for lunch (291)hot spot (268)neighborhood gem (239)good for groups (170)notable wine list (138)kid-friendly (104)great for brunch (65)vibrant bar scene (39)late-night find (27)Show More
  • Outstanding meal
    Local2
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    We have been going here for decades and love to eat at Mama's. The restaurant has changed significantly over the years but you can still see traces of the original building inside if you look for them. Food is always fantastic and was again this visit. One negative though. We brought a guest to lunch this time and made our reservations 2 months before and requested a window table however we were given a table back further in the restaurant. When I mentioned to the server that we had requested a window table she told us we had to tell the girls at the hostess stand we wanted a window table when we check in. I said we wrote it on our online reservation 2 months ago she said the girls never read those.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    This was our second visit to Mama's Fish House. The food is outstanding, the service excellent and the location unbeatable. If you are on Maui it is a must visit for dinner. Pricey but worth every penny in my estimation. We will return again on our next visit to the island without a doubt.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • How dinner in Hawaii should be
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Local fresh fish, impeccable preparation, attentive service, ambiance and location complete the show. Very hard to find fault.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Phenomenal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    The food service sand ambiance are phenomenal. Living on Maui now makes Mama's a favorite of mine to take visiting friends and relatives.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • What a treat!
    Uriana
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Incredible view, choice of specialty drinks and food. What else is there? The service! We had a most charming young man as our server, made our visit a memorable one.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Mama's is a must stop visit every time we go to Maui. Setting is beautiful. Food and service superb.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Awesome!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    This restaurant was recommended by everyone we knew who visited Maui. We made our reservations well in advance, also recommended by our friends. The dining room is open air with views of the ocean. My friend and I had the mahi mahi stuffed with crabmeat with a chunk of lobster on top. Our husbands, non fish eaters, had the beef short ribs. The grilled asparagus that accompanied the meal was wonderful. Two in our party had birthdays this week and I was asked when making the reservation if there were any special occasions. Two cards with their names were placed on the table and each of the celebrants were given a complimentary dessert of island kona coffee ice cream with fresh fruit pieces. Service was impeccable. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Spectacular
    Slack
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    I would recommend Mama's to anyone. The service was wonderful, the food great, and the view was spectacular...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A MUST if you're in Maui
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    I always tell people that you can't leave Maui without eating here. It may be your most expensive meal on the island, but you must go there. We like to go for lunch. Get there an hour early and take advantage of the beach that is there. The scenery is amazing, the food is fantastic, the staff is very nice and knowledgeable. Make sure you have reservations! Dinner is probably more romantic, lunch is great though because you can really enjoy the views.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best fresh fish
    mlwarren1
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    This was absolutely the best and freshest fish I have ever eaten! It's sort of pricy, but totally worth it. Would definitely go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    This was a great way to end our Hawaiian vacation. Went to lunch prior to heading to the airport.. we will go back for sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Mama's Fish House is a must for anyone visiting Maui. The food was fabulous, our table was oceanside and our waiter (Mike) couldn't be better!! We were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary with our friends who were also celebrating the same anniversary. They had pre-printed anniversary congratulations cards at our table. This was our best meal while on Maui!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AMAZING
    Foodlovers0425
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    From the food to the view and everything in between, Mama's is a special place. We were celebrating a birthday and were greeted with a personalized birthday sign when we arrived to our table. Our server, Jenny, was so knowledgeable about every dish and had great wine pairing suggestions to. If you are in Maui, Mama's is truly a must!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • P-E-R-F-E-C-T
    Goofyc
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Celebrated 26th anniversary having dinner at this incredible restaurant. Everything was amazing: food, service, ambiance, atmosphere and my family. You will spend $$$$ to eat here, but worth every penny. Our families traditional first meal stop on Maui. These people know how to prepare and serve food like no others and treat you like royalty.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great, but...
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    this is an excellent place for fresh fish. But, a little pricey.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    If you're in Maui. Make a reservation and go. Definately will go again. Try to go around 1 or 2 p.m. Not as crowded and you can see the beautiful beach view.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing!
    Thea
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    The best meal on Maui, for sure! I had the lobster and crab stuffed mahi-mahi. We also had the ceviche and a coconut cocktail that was amazing. The watercress noodle starter was different and delicious. For dessert: Tahitian vanilla ice cream. I want to go back to just to eat here!!! The ocean-view is amazing as well and a spot for picture taking.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Totally recommend
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    It's a must do in Maui. Best food!!! We loved it, super romantic.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food
    Iwasthere
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    We enjoyed the food and the service. Reserve a couple of weeks early. We were last minute and couldn't be seated before 8:30 PM
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Outstanding food. Excellent service. Too pricey for a routine visit but clearly a place in demand.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cant wait till I return
    Bestfoodever
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Mama's Fish House single handedly ruin Calamari and Mahi Mahi for all restaurants back home because it was that good! The Calamari Appetizer melted in your mouth. The Stuffed Mahi Mahi with Lobster and Crab tasted so fresh, I felt it was going to swim off my plate! I shall return! Mean while I will highly recommend this place. Oh the service ....amazing knowledge and not stop Smiles They made my honeymoon dinner re memorable Thanks for a great time Mama's Fish House
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always top notch
    Carl
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    We always go to Mama's when we come to Maui. Always order the Mahi Mahi stuffed with crab and lobster and always order the crab cakes appetizer. Add to that one of the salads and enjoy a window seat to take in the amazing view. Along with the excellent service and decor and you simply accept the high prices, as this is dining at its' best.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of my favorites on Maui
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    I love the feel of this lovely restaurant. The setting is fabulous. Love the free valet parking, which takes away the headache of getting here and needing to find parking. We were seated promptly, and given a table with a partial view of the beach/ocean. What a lovely shaded beach. The server was very friendly, and she was very prompt. Our appetizers were lovely - everything seasoned perfectly, and very tasty. Our mains took a little while, but the server was very good at coming over and keeping us updated. When they arrived, they were fabulous. THIS is how fresh fish should taste. Amazing. Desserts were also very good (though a little sweet for my taste). We were celebrating a birthday, and received a little treat as well. FAB experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Delicious! Go with an empty stomach. Make a reservation asking for a table with a view. You won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mamas fish house for lunch
    Belleairtomaui
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    This restaurant defines Maui dining. It's island food served with big smiles and no rush. They are gracious from the moment they park your rental through the seating and onto the meal. Lunch dining tip, skip the cocktail which will slow down your afternoon, and opt for one of the deserts from paradise. Walk around the grounds with everyone else after lunch and soak it all in. It will keep you smiling when you are back home......
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Twocats
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    A must for a special occasion when in Maui. Wonderful service from the greeter to the wait staff. A great menu and the service was impeccable. The pace of the service was perfect. Don't miss!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful place!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    We ended up at Mama's Fish House because we had a $150 gift certificate for dinner. This kind of place would usually be out of our price range. Everything was wonderful about it, the food was so delicious, and the drinks were great, and the service was friendly. Our only complaint was that the service was very slow. We were seated and then abandoned for about 10 minutes before we even got drinks. Then after we got our meals we were ready to get "to go" boxes and a check and we felt abandoned again for quite a while. Otherwise this is a 5 star restaurant all the way! Maybe we just got a slow server, though. Other tables seemed to be getting more attention than we were...just our luck.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Don't miss an evening at Mana's
    Shirleygrl
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Everything was perfect. Beautiful atmosphere, excellent service, delicious cocktails and the food was one taste sensation after another! Love Mama's and we will keep going back. Worth the cost
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MamaGardels
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    One of my top three ever!! Fantastic. Great service, spectacular view, amazing food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best
    Kimi
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    This is one of the best meals that I have had in my life. We came here for my 40th birthday, and it did not disappoint...perfect not too sweet mai tai, nice big pour of wine, outstanding calamari and mahi, fabulous service. It is perfection! Go here and avoid Humuhumu at all costs (pun intended.)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous
    Meredith
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Gorgeous view, delicious drinks, the best food I have ever had! This was my first trip to Mamas and it did not disappoint. I have heard great things about this restaurant and none of them did it justice. Friendly hostess along with amazing waitress. The opakkapakka was to die for! My husband got the shortribs and loved them! Hats off to this restaurant they got it all Right !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful!
    Mrose19
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Fabulous as always...very pricey, but great for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Foodies Paradise
    Sharon
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    We dine here every time we holiday on Maui and the quality of the food is always exceptional. Crab stuffed mahi mahi scrumptious and beautifully presented. This is our all time favorite dish. Crab cakes the best. Undoubtedly, Mama's makes the best Lava Flow on the island. Service unobtrusive. Great setting for a romantic dinner beside the ocean.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Absolutely love it!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Best restaurant on the Island. Always a treat although pricey but well worth it. The food is outstanding, the service and the view. Like stepping back in time!! We always go to Mamas when going to Maui!!!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Must do in Maui
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    We had a great experience. The restaurant has a ton of character. The food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Night at Mama's
    2onthetown
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    While planning our latest trip to Maui I knew an evening had to be set aside for a visit to Mama's Fish House. Reservations were made through Open Table with a request for a table close to the sand (views are spectacular) as we would be celebrating anniversaries with another couple. From the moment we arrived we were treated like VIP's and led to the best table in the house. Wow! My wife and friends were thorough impressed believing I knew somebody to get this treatment. Starting with martini style margaritas and Maui Onion soup then onto the main course of Ono (caught that morning) and pig fried rice. The food was excel land and the service even better. Treat yourself to an evening at Mama's Fish House. You can thank me later.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best lunch on Maui
    WineloverVIP
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    This was our third trip to Mama's and is a must for anyone who is looking for the best in lunch venues. Service was great and food is always well presented as well as delicious. But the ocean side setting and views along with the Trade winds make for a memorable meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thee View Says It All
    YummyFood
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    This place is super pricey so you may want to check out their prices before you go so tou don't die of shock, but definitely worth it! The fish is so fresh and the restaurant is literally on the beach. You look outside to see sand and water. It's amazing!!! The food was delicious, drinks were great, and service was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of the best in the US
    Clevesteve7152
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Had my 25th wedding anniversary dinner here. Everything was great except the checkin process. For a first-timer I wasn't aware where to go. You have to back back in and around the front. Then the two or three people working the checkin stands just stood there and didn't offer to help. I saw someone else step up to the podium and they checked him in. A little proactive service and it would have been perfect. Otherwise everything was great. The passion fruit creme brulee is the best dessert I've ever tasted. Marc Summers on The Best Thing I Ever Ate agrees.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Open your wallet
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Maui has many superb dining options, if you miss getting into mamas don't worry - you haven't missed the best! my only negative outside of price and feeling a little like I was just another donkey in the line to get in was our obnoxious waiter who in an effort to turn tables RECITED his flamboyant rendition of what Mamas was famous for and what he suggested we order as if we couldn't read or make our own decision. Then left us to recite same exact lines to every table around us. The famous drinks were 16$ each, the sashimi app (the best part of the meal!) was 26$ and our fish entrees were around 50$ each dessert was 16$. We don't mind spending money for an exceptional meal & service this was not the case at Mamas.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate