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About Mama Mia's - Hollywood

From the heart of Italy to the center of downtown Hollywood, Mama Mia brings you the most exquisite dishes in Florida. The warm atmosphere and the enticing scents invite you to spend a wonderful moment with your family and friends. With over 25 years of experience in Italian cuisine, chef and owner Joseph Franco combines fresh ingredients with his culinary talent to create Italian dishes. For over 20 years, Mama Mia has been the recipient of several awards such as best Italian food in South Florida. Our award winning cuisine provides customers with unique dinner and lunch options that include homemade pasta, a variety of steak cuts, and the freshest South Florida seafood. In addition to our delicious recipes, Mama Mia has the best selection of exclusive wines from Europe, South America and the United States. Mama Mia is not only a restaurant, it's a place for the community to come together. The City of Hollywood has also recognized the us for contributing to better our community.

1818 South Young Circle
Hollywood, FL 33020
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
*Lunch: *

Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm


*Dinner: *

Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 1:00am


Sunday 11:00am - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Federal Highway and Hollywood Blvd

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(954) 923-0555

Website:
http://www.miagrill.com/

Catering:
We offer catering for all Corporate and Special Events. Please contact us at 954.923.0555 or visit our website at http://www.miagrill.com/wp/catering.

Parking Details:
There is free downtown parking! We offer Valet in the front of the restaurant as well as parking in the front.

Executive Chef:
Joseph Franco

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Mama Mia's - Hollywood Ratings and Reviews

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3.9

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.0

service

3.8

ambience

3.6

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

74% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (9)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Good for Groups (6)
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Neighborhood Gem (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Casual (5)
Special Occasion (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Cozy (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
People Watching (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Authentic (3)
Business Meals (3)
Fun (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Romantic (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Disabled Access (1)
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 (Miami)·Dined 5 days ago

last time we were there the service was poor. The food came late and my dish was wrong. the manager was very nice about it and gave us some comps.
This last time the service was very good and the food came out right. It was very good and based on our last experience I will be back soon.

Tags: Happy Hour
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

the place is pretty good !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Reviewed 2 days ago
Disappointing!
Called before I went to see if they had gluten free/dairy free food. I was assured that they had gluten free pasta and could modify dishes to accommodate my dietary needs.
We were seated right away at the time of our reservation. After ordering, we waiting almost an hour, a Caesar Salad was brought out but not the soup or appetizer. The waiter apologized and said they were backlogged in the kitchen. We said that we were really hungry. He did bring a small salad of romaine, tomatoes and red onion over for me and my husband to compensate but I don't like red onion and it already had dressing on. I ate it without the onion because I was starved. After over an hour, he finally brought out the soup and appetizer. When the entrees arrived, the waiter asked the person bringing mine out to hand it back to him as it was not prepared gluten and dairy free. I had ordered the snapper without any sauce and the crab but it was stuffed with crab stuffing. After he went back into the kitchen to get it cooked right, he came back to our table to say that in between ordering and preparing the dish, there had been a change in chefs, and that even though the first chef was willing to cook it the way I needed it cooked, this one was not. They had brought me a dish of gluten free pasta with marinara so when he asked what else I wanted, it told him not to bother as everyone else was eating and there would be a problem with everything on the menu as this chef wasn't accommodating. The pasta was cooked al dente but the sauce was mediocre. Others at the table enjoyed their meals and large portions. Also, they had a DJ in the other room. Music coming into our room was loud and pulsating from too much bass which was giving me a headache. In addition, it was a extremely cold night and every so often there would be a blast of cold air coming out of the a/c vents. We had to wait a while to get our check and have the waiter process it. Soooo disappointed!!!!!

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 4, 2018

We had to wait along time to be served. Our server was nice but forgot to put in my order. When it finally came 20 minutes later it was wrong. The food tasted average. They were very nice a gave us free drinks and a couple of gift certificates. I might try it one more time?

Tags: Quick Bite
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Great food good wine . Poor service 1hr wait between the appetizers and the main course. Restaurant not that busy.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Service is slow and chaotic. Servings are huge and oddly presented. A huge portion of Sita was brought to the table in a colander. Very unattractive. Lots is screaming children with their proud parents allowing them to run barefoot through the place and disturb everyone.Pass on this one.

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 (Naples)·Dined on December 28, 2017

REALLY AWFUL!!! We had a 7:30 pm reservation through Open Table. Upon our arrival, the manager/maitre'd seemed annoyed that we were there. He tried to give us a U-shaped table right by the front door. We turned that down and then he sat us at a high top in the bar. Upon the arrival of our drinks and appetizers, the entire table collapsed about 6 inches- now we were sitting at a regular height table. No visit from the manager to apologize.
The food is absolutely awful. My dinner of eggplant parm tasted like a TV dinner. VERY salty! The fried calamari tasted frozen and seemed to have freezer burn.

My family will NEVER go back. Very disappointed!!!

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 23, 2017

I ordered the red snapper and it was super dry

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Unfortunately I wasn't impressed with the dinner as much as the brunch, much better. There wasn't a lot of people however, the waiters looked very busy. The service was mediocre at best. As I said brunch yes, dinner no. Maybe other guests will have better luck.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Wow! what an extraordinary buffet! I am a cook... the freshness, quality, taste and variety of dishes was excellent! the dishes are fresh out of the kitchen and they bring new ones each time. it's a delight for the palate and difficult to taste everything. We’ll definitely go back.
The service was excellent Ryan was a very attentive and friendly server

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·Dined on December 14, 2017

Took my husband out for his birthday. I had been wanting to try this ristorante for quite a while-just needed a special occasion! The service was great,The two dinners were excellent! I had seafood tortelloni and he had spaghetti Bolognese. It came served in a colander! Mine was also beautifully presented. We had the rice balls as an appetizer. Weren't that crazy about them. (His choice). My only complaint was the noise level. They had Christmas music playing quite loudly throughout the restaurant, and to make up for it,I think people were talking louder than usual to be heard.I know we had a hard time with the noise, just talking between the two of us.That's the only reason I dropped the ambiance ratimg.But for the food-I would highly recommend it!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Great service and great food

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 9, 2017

I have to say the last time we were here was awful this time was outstanding ! Chris was our server and he was excellent very helpful with the menu service was excellent he was friendly clean food was very tasty and heart was a great experience we had chicken Parmesan are antipasto for appetizer. That used to have more on the platter but it was fresh and tasty chicken Parm was juicy and very flavorful I could about a little more pasta as a side dish but all in all it was a great experience thank Chris for excellent service you made it worth it

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Tonight was my girls birthday they forgot to bring a pie of cake with a candle to celebrate thanks a lot

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Went we our niece for dinner

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·Dined on November 28, 2017

The staff was polite and prompt and the food was very good. We both had the veal francaise. The Groupon I used brought the total down from $88 to $32. I recommend everyone download the Groupon App

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

We love coming here however my last visit I was very disappointed. Our service was AWFUL! Our server's name was Gus. He was rude and gave us zero attention. After waiting forever to order, I advised him we were ready to order and with a smart remark he stated "Yeah...I Know". Then after our food arrived, he never came to check on us until he brought our check. Would of been nice to get some cheese and some water with my food, but he would never know since he didn't have a care to check on us. Extremely disappointed.

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·Dined on November 20, 2017

as always it was wonderful! Our server was great.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great Food and great ambiance. Loved their wine menu as well.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Authentic, Romantic
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 18, 2017

love the lobster special

nice neighborhood restaurant

Tags: Fun, Casual
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Very good food and service, a little expensive for been an italian restaurant

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Had a birthday lunch but no cake or song by the staff

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 (New England)·Dined on November 9, 2017

I was prepared to be disappointed perion the Wednesday lobs to special is incredible. These are main/North Atlantic lobsters and they just keep coming and coming. Because it was busy when we 1st got there, the service was less than desirable. However, once some tables opened up, are waiters were wonderful. Excellent value!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 5, 2017

This experience was the total opposite of what we have come to expect from Mama Mia's. Our reservation was quickly honored, we placed our orders, quickly got our Antipasto Italiano appetizer (although it was totally different from multiple prior visits) and then we waited.....and waited...and, well that's all we did. Despite being told multiple times our food would be "right out", "be out in a few minutes", it never arrived. We noted that several tables seated after us had received their food & yet nothing for us. We spoke to our server and a young woman who was in the role of manager as the usual manager/owner (Vito ?) was not there. She was friendly & trying to help but seemed overwhelmed and kept repeating the same message - perhaps it was what we ordered and other messages sent from the kitchen. We ultimately got up to leave as did an adjacent table who had a similar experience.

Again, we have had multiple very positive experiences at this restaurant but this evening was not enjoyable and we were hungry! In total, we waited almost 90 minutes after placing our order before we left. We will return for another try but perhaps not on a Saturday night.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Portions very large, but did not come out very hot. Linguine with clam not very tasty and my daughter chipped a tooth on a piece of shell in the spaghetti.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Very disappointing extremely noisy poor service food was mediocre

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 3, 2017

the food was absolutely delicious, we had the Antipasto and two entrees and ended up taking food home. the garlic buns are incredible, choose those over the italian bread. yummy!!!!
definitely a place to return to once we are in Hollywood florida again!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food very mediocre . Veal Francese no taste, egg wash coating non existent, tasted like rubber. For the same prices, one can visit much better Italian restaurant with better ambiance and service.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was amazing. Very big portions enough to share. Staff was very friendly
The only down fall was its very expensive. Drinks ok but expensive.
I would go again but wouldn’t do mixed drinks maybe a nice bottle of wine instead.

Tags: People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Had the stuffed lobster special. It was delicious!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 8, 2017

This restaurant was definitely a one and done. We will not be returning to this restaurant.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

It was very good
Very loud
Will be back
Great sauce

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on October 4, 2017

Great food, huge portions and great service. Food came out fast and hot. We had the eggplant appetizer and rice balls, those were great! Then I had the chicken Parmesan, one of my favorites. Take the cheesecake to go, with the meal being so big you most likely will be too full, but trust me it's amazing and you'll be happy you have a late night snack!

Tags: Romantic, Quick Bite, Disabled Access, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Live Sports, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Kid-friendly, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, People Watching
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 (Richmond)·Dined on August 24, 2017

We visit every year while vacationing in Florida . Excellent food but, music to loud in Bar and couldn't carry on conversation . Why would a upscale restaurant play a Jude box in Bar?

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

The food is amazing and the service is even better!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Always enjoy this sport when I go to Florida. Great food. Lobster mac and cheese was delicious. I had a pasta dish with crab, scallops, and shrimp in a cream wine sauce. delicious.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Sorry wouldn't recommend, service by waiter was awful. Had to get manager to help me take home food. I took home food and noticed after order was incorrect and the food had no flavor. The only that was good was the bread and the truffle mushroom balls.

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Lobster macaroni and cheese with outstanding. Seafood amazing and huge! Great service love the sake menu

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 30, 2017

If you want to really eat this is the spot. I've eaten here several times and each time I've been thrilled by the authentic Italian-American style of cooking. This is the way my family prepared meals when they settled in Chicago in the early 20th century. This is my comfort food.
The portions are huge. I always have more than enough for another meal at home.
The cocktails are generous and made to perfection.
The service is quick and very friendly.
I look forward to a return dinner.

Tags: Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Best veal chop I've had in florida. Highly recommend the rice balls and cheesecake tempura. Always great service and outdoor seating a plus.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining
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