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Mamma Lucia

4916 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
+1 301-907-3399
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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4916 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the second time I've visited this restaurant. The first time, I got the portabella mushroom ravioli. It was delicious, but very expensive. The second time, we visited on a Monday night. Monday's special is any pasta dish for $3.99 with purchase of any...More

Thank PinkDaisy007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mamma Lucia pizza is one of my favorites! The cheese pizza has generous amounts of cheese and holds up well for leftover enjoyment the next day, so I always order more than I can eat in one sitting! The main course portions are generous and...More

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff friendly, kitchen not so! While they put out extremely large portions, all is not good. They give you two pieces when you order chicken & veal parma which we did and they give you a good top piece but the second, the one underneath...More

Thank Arnie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love their delivery options, great for local offices in the area (and only a $5 delivery fee) but the actual restaurant looked very nice too. Food was very good, and pretty reasonably priced. They also have an extensive Gluten Free menu. Will definitely use them...More

1  Thank efm16
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Hate to say it, but any pizzeria that uses anything but (fresh) mozzarella on their pizza is not Italian pizzeria. Mama Lucia doesn't bother to list the cheeses on each pizza on the menu, so it is not clear what cheese is use but it...More

Thank DutchTree
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The food was top class Italian food that tastes and feels like home cooking. Abundance is the name of the game for this truly wonderful restaurant. The wait staff was also phenomenal and very attentive.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We had a good experience at Mamma Lucia's on a recent Sunday evening. We were seated without waiting and our waiter was prompt and attentive throughout our meal. The pasta dishes are served with a generous sized salad and a basket of bread with a...More

Thank Denise Z
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We have been here several times since moving to the area, primarily after a long family vacation! We are truly surprised at how slow business really is because every time we walk by, Cafe Deluxe is always packed to the brim (when their food is...More

1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

It has great service and a warm ambiance. Great spot for a date or dinner with a friend. The food is great and comes out pretty quickly.

Thank srsilver1414
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Ordered a combo pizza at 7:56pm - web said be ready at 8:20. Got there at 8:10 - pizza was done and waiting which surprised me. Paid $19, Took 1 min to walk home. Pizza was barely warm by then. Chewy. I'm not sure they...More

Thank xsoccer1
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television
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Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4916 Elm St, Bethesda, MD 20814-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-907-3399
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