Cantina Mamma Lucia
Casual Italian in an outlet mall.
Comments () | Published October 12, 2006
Cantina Mamma Lucia
Address: 1350 Dorsey Rd., Hanover, MD 21076
Phone: 410-684-2900
Neighborhood: Northern Montgomery County
Cuisines: Pizza, Italian
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Thursday 11 AM to 9 PM, Friday and Saturday 11 AM to 10 PM. Closed Sunday.
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Pizza; strombolis; calzones; chicken parmigiana sub.
Price Details: Pastas, $6.95 to $8.95. Pizzas, from $10.95.

March 2004 Dirt Cheap Eats

Shop till you drop at the Arundel Mills outlet mall and see a movie at its massive multiplex, but eat around the corner at Cantina Mamma Lucia. Two people can order house salads ($1.95), share a pasta entrée ($6.95 to $8.95), have two glasses of house wine ($3.95 each), and split a dessert cannoli ($2.45) for less than $30 total.

As at many New York-style pizza places, you'll find wooden booths with green tabletops. You serve yourself, but it's still romantic: Couples can share a bottle of Italian wine ($8.95 on Wednesday nights) and twirl each other's pasta around their forks. Mamma's tomato sauce tastes like--well, mama's tomato sauce. It makes everything from the pizza (16-inch for $10.95) to the calzones and strombolis ($4.75 each) and the chicken parmigiana sub ($5.95) taste like good Italian grub in Brooklyn.
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