Pizza & Authentic Italian Food

Pizza Delivery, Dine In & Carry Out in Downtown Des Moines
Opening at 11:00 AM tomorrow
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We are closed until Monday 9/9 and will reopen at our NEW LOCATION @ 604 Locust in The Equitable.

In preparation for this year’s Italian Fest, Mama Mia’s will be closed during lunch this THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. We are also closing early both FRIDAY AND SATURDAY at 8:30 pm. Thanks for understanding and we hope to see y’all at the fest!! ✌🏼🍕

With our new menu comes NEW WEEKLY SPECIALS! Take note that we’ve moved the Carry Out Special to Wednesday and Thursday. We’ve added some new specials for the kiddos and even an “all you can eat” pasta! Who’s coming in tomorrow for half priced Stuffed Meatballs and $1.50 Bud Light bottles?! ...

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We’re great for office or event lunches! Call us the day (or a couple days) before and your wish is our command! 🧞‍♀️ Just this week we had the privilege of serving lunch TWICE to Loffredo Fresh Produce Co., Inc. AND catering a Young Professionals Connection Lunch! Thank you both for choosing ...

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We had a successful launch of our new menu items Thursday and we’re ready to rock in the kitchen this weekend! This is Mama’s version of Penne Carbonara: cheesy alfredo sauce-smothered mushrooms, onions, green pepper and BACON over a bed of freshly prepared penne pasta. This is instant “yummmm”...

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Happy Friday! You didn’t think we’d update our menu and not add a new pizza, did you? Meet Shrimp Scampi: a white crust pizza with garlic oil, covered in cheese and shrimp, and brushed with garlic butter just out of the oven. This is one of two of our new Signature pizzas that will be availabl...

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We’ll have our NEW Very Veggie Sandwich and many other items on our NEW Menus beginning next Tuesday! This beauty has mushrooms, red onions, green pepper and black olives sautéed in our own Italian dressing, then slid onto a toasted, cheesy hoagie, topped with crisp lettuce and tomatoes. You c...

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It’s creation day at Mama Mia’s! What do y’all think pierogis? Never had one? They’re delicious potato and cheese dumplings that we’re frying up and serving with our own seasoned, cool ranched sour cream. This one is a winner, y’all! ✌🏼🍕😋

Whaaaaat?!! Yes, that’s Mama Mia’s OWN Recipe ROPE SAUSAGE you see! We’re SO excited to announce that we’re adding new menu items next week INCLUDING the option to purchase our OWN Italian Sausage to take home, the FIRST item of our retail line of products. ✌🏼🍕🌭


2 weeks ago
I ordered two lunch slices (which are served huge - NY Style), and ended up taking one slice home for later. The composition was perfect and flavors robust! It was that burst of flavor you expect from an amazing slice of pizza! One slice for me hit the spot, was affordable, and more than enough to eat!
- Nobe C
2 months ago
Amazing. I always say I will go back and try another menu item sometime, here we have! None has disappointed. But what made me write this review is that they are busy! But the waiting staff takes time with each table, their detail is great, always smiling! And i know they are tired and hot. Fun place for my kids, portions are huge!
- Liz M
2 months ago
Ordered the stuffed meatballs and they did not disappoint! Delicious. We also ordered 4 different specialty pizzas and all were good. Our server was super friendly and attentive. Next time we're in Des Moines we will be back!
- Chaz T

It all started in 1973

The original Mamma Mia’s was founded by Robert Sr. And Trudy Bordenaro in southern Indiana in 1973.  45 years later, we’re keeping tradition alive by serving all of the original family recipes with an updated twist.  Serving up New York style slices at lunch and presenting a full service menu at dinner, including signature pizzas, sandwiches, appetizers, salads, pasta and desserts.  We make everything in house, including our OWN Italian sausage, and freshly shredded Grande brand hormone-free cheese.  Gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options are available.  We hope to see you soon!  Ciao!       ✌🏼🍕

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604 Locust
Suite 103
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Business Hours

Mon:11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Tue:11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, 5:00 – 8:30 PM
Wed:11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, 5:00 – 8:30 PM
Thu:11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, 5:00 – 8:30 PM
Fri:11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, 5:00 – 8:30 PM
Sat:5:00 – 8:30 PM
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