Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano

Description from PassPorter's Walt Disney World Guidebook:

Mama’s is a brick wall and booth sort of place. A variety of individual woodfired flatbreads ($14–$17), light pasta specialties, and simple meats grace the menu at Mama’s, which changes regularly. Starters include calamari ($12) and mozzarella with tomatoes ($9.50). Charred strip steak ($33), chicken parmigiana ($22), wood-grilled chicken ($20) or shrimp campanelle ($24) may catch your eye. Sangria, a Bellini cocktail, and desserts like chocolate amarettini cheesecake ($5.49) may catch your attention. Ask about the Fantasmic! Dinner Package, which offers a three-course dinner plus seating at Fantasmic! (see 5589). Your little “bambini” can get pasta, pizza, grilled fish, or chicken parmigiana for $10–$11.

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Lunch Average: $48
Dinner Average: $48
Kids Meal Prices: $8.59

Lunch Hours: 11:30 amm - 3:15 pm
Dinner Hours: 3:45 pm - closing

Seating: Indoor only at tables and chairs, full booths

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What PassPorter Readers Think of Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano (19 comments):

The Italian food was okay, but the steak was delicious.
dolphin041599 gave this a rating of 7 on 07/03/2016 at 10:01:01 pm EDT

I think it is underrated by many people. We have had great experiences here, including one of the best servers ever.
WHMom gave this a rating of 7 on 06/30/2016 at 12:36:22 pm EDT

We've enjoyed the atmosphere and the food every time we've eaten here.
TomiRocket gave this a rating of 9 on 06/27/2016 at 1:10:09 pm EDT

Very few 'nice' places to sit down and eat in HS. Interesting back story and ambiance. Servers and hostesses were nice. Food was interesting (different) and pricey. But if you need a place to get inside, sit down, and feel like you're somewhere else...this is the place.
RandyF1979 gave this a rating of 6 on 06/25/2016 at 10:03:40 pm EDT

We love this place. Always great food and excellent service.
Disneygirl288 gave this a rating of 9 on 06/25/2016 at 9:21:26 pm EDT

We have eaten at this restaurant twice now, both times on the Dining Plan, and have loved it. The Charred Strip Steak is amazing and the Chicken Parmigiana is very good too. Our server was very attentive to our allergies as well.
bellamarie gave this a rating of 9 on 06/25/2016 at 10:35:05 am EDT

I didn't have high expectations after seeing other reviews. The chichen parmigiano tasted great. I enjoyed the noisy atmosphere but I knew it was going to be like that going in. If I was expecting a nice quiet meal I would have been disappointed. Expect the place to be loud and busy.
scott disney dad gave this a rating of 8 on 06/23/2016 at 7:35:33 pm EDT

Very pretty. Very loud. Food was gross. Neither one of us could finish our food, and that's saying something for us! Service was just ok.
tullock23 gave this a rating of 3 on 06/20/2016 at 6:19:51 pm EDT

Good food! Entertainment for us was good.
cutiepie gave this a rating of 7 on 06/20/2016 at 4:15:05 pm EDT

Seemed over crowded and over priced.
Maryann Justinger gave this a rating of 5 on 06/20/2016 at 11:00:49 am EDT

We only went here once and we hated it. I understand that it's a family restaurant and that's fine, but I don't understand that acoustics in there. There weren't even that many little kids and it was so loud in there, it seemed like everyone, including our waitress was screaming. The food and service was mediocre, certainly not worth the ambiance. Not what we expect from Disney.
rjust44 gave this a rating of 3 on 06/19/2016 at 9:41:24 pm EDT

The food is great but quite noisy. A great Fantasmic show package!
Missi gave this a rating of 8 on 06/17/2016 at 3:07:12 pm EDT

Food was better than we expected, particularly the flatbreads. Noisy most of the time. Good place to sit down on a hot day and cool off.
wdwfun4 gave this a rating of 7 on 06/14/2016 at 9:14:51 am EDT

Yummy calamari and flatbreads!!!
Nemo125 gave this a rating of 9 on 06/13/2016 at 8:28:04 pm EDT

We did the Fantasmic dinner here. It was nice to get the seating there. We were celebrating our Anniversary were surprised with a glass of champagne.
handette gave this a rating of 9 on 06/13/2016 at 7:05:44 pm EDT

Love the ambience. Good choice to eat at before Fantasmic!
jshock54 gave this a rating of 10 on 06/11/2016 at 8:39:31 pm EDT

This is much better Italian food than Tony's in MK. Try the fantasmic dinner or lunch package-a ton of food-you will not need another meal and preferred seating for the first fantasmic show!
dderesin gave this a rating of 7 on 06/10/2016 at 3:22:14 pm EDT

I would eat here again and definitely hope for a better server, ours was horrible the last time we ate here!
CAITAYSMOM gave this a rating of 8 on 06/10/2016 at 10:35:40 am EDT

Our family was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. The food and desserts were great!
sallyporsche gave this a rating of 8 on 06/10/2016 at 8:50:21 am EDT

Type: Table
Cuisine: Italian
Noise Factor: Moderate

Dress Code: Theme park casual

Annual Pass Discount: No
DVC Member Discount: No
Disney Visa Discount: No
Tables in Wonderland Discount: Yes

Reservations: Accepted at this restaurant for lunch and dinner.

Tip: You can make reservations at this eatery up to 180 days in advance (or, if you are a Walt Disney World resort hotel guest, up to 180 days + 10 days from your check-in date). To find out the exact date and time you can make reservations at this eatery, add it as an activity to a trip itinerary in PassPorter's Disney Trip Planner Tools.

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