Old World Italian Food in Orlando
Fresh Seasonal Ingredients and Time-Tested Recipes
Rustic Old World Italian cuisine prepared from Mama's own family recipes with the very freshest seasonal ingredients. That's the delicious mix that makes Mama Della's Ristorante at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando the favorite Orlando restaurant for Italian food lovers. Mama Della has shared her delectable secrets with Chef Joseph Cournoyer-Burnett, who adds his own special touch to create magical Mediterranean-influenced meals like Crispy Skin Branzino, Braised Lamb Mezzi Rigatoni and Minted English Pea Risotto. Served alongside Mama's much-loved, traditional dishes like her famous Lasagna, Veal Marsala and Pasta e Fagioli, they combine to bring you all the flavors of the Italian countryside.
Much of the menu changes with the seasons to keep every dish fresh, but you'll always find Mamas traditional favorites. So come to Mama Della's and savor Italian food in Orlando at its very best.
About our Wine List
At Mama Della's Ristorante, you'll always find the perfect wine to pair with her delicious Italian dishes. The list features wines from a variety of regions, from classical, Old World to new growth vintages. Each wine is carefully selected to reflect the traditions of Italy or the innovation of North America. If you're not quite sure which wine to choose, our knowledgeable staff will recommend an amazing bottle to complement every meal. With 32 wines by the glass and bottles ranging in price from $32 to over $300, you're guaranteed to find the right wine, every time.
If you're in the mood for a cocktail before or after your dinner at Mama Della's, join us at The Thirsty Fish, a friendly Italian bar located harborside. Or, stop by Bar American, our posh lobby lounge where you can enjoy a variety of cocktails. We recommend our signature concoction, the Bacca Bellini.
Loews Loves Kids
At Mama's, its all about family, so no meal would be complete without the kids. They get to choose one of Mama's Homemade Specialties, featuring a selection of pastas, crunchy chicken fingers or a classic PB&J. Uncle Sam's Thirst Quenchers offer a variety of beverages, and for after, Aunt Zita's Dessert Favorites even include ice cream with sprinkles.