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Mama's Cucina Italiana

Pala Casino, 11154 HWY 76, Pala, CA 92059
+1 760-510-5100
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible25%
25 Mar 2018
“Going down hill fast”
12 Aug 2015
“No longer at Pala Casino”
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Pala Casino, 11154 HWY 76, Pala, CA 92059
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Being local I love supporting the local restaurants in Mesquite because it seems everyone always hangs out in the Casino’s. But I think I’m going to have move on from this one. This is the third time in a row they have forgotten our reservation,...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Replaced by The Cave. Mama's Cucina Italiana is no longer at the Pala Casino. Several new restaurant offerings at the casino. I have not tried The Cave with its large wine offerings because I do not drink. The lounge looks lovely.

Thank JudyBellflower
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Food was delicious and the service was fantastic, this is probably the best kept secret for Italian for in Southern California. Chef Luciano really knows how to do it!!

Thank NicolaP2222
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Mama's is closed. So if ur coming here for pasta don't. It is now called Cave. It's a restaurant, lounge and wine cave. Apparently the same chef is still employed here. I ate at Cave tonight and enjoyed the vibe and atmosphere. They still have...More

Thank GeeRuss
Reviewed 4 October 2014

This is our favorite lasagna ever! It has tender meat with an excellent sauce that is not overpowering with a tomato flavor. We eat there every time we go to Pala. The service and the atmosphere are wonderful.

1  Thank kaj20
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We are surprised how clean the restaurant nice enviroment friendly staff. Great restaurant..5star.. Excellent food.

Thank lilly721
Reviewed 31 August 2014

I won't put the entire experience, but I just wanted to give a couple bullet points to our experience. -Ceiling leaking all over our table. -Offered appetizers they chose as compensation (one being seafood although only 2 out of 9 people ate seafood) All apps...More

Thank Charlene-james M
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Located in the Pala Casino and Resort this is a hidden gem. They make their pasta fresh everyday and you can certainly taste the difference. We started with the Salmon-Halibut Carpaccio appetizer that was excellent. I then selected the Spaghetti with Mama's Meatball. Our server...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Ask for Tiffany! She is spectacular! While they have a huge menu, we asked for something off the menu and she said she would have them make us anything we wanted. They really spoil you here...

1  Thank Skyler226
Reviewed 5 August 2014

With many choices, delicious aromas and nice ambience, this restaurant is a favorite of hotel guests and locals alike looking for a great Italian restaurant. Can be a little pricey for the budget-conscious.

Thank SilverLake2TheWorld
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pala Casino, 11154 HWY 76, Pala, CA 92059
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pala
  • Phone Number: +1 760-510-5100
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