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Mama Leone's

Frank Feb 18, 2004 04:47 PM

Iwent to Mama Leone's years and years ago. Is it still around and is it any good?

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    RGR RE: Frank Feb 18, 2004 05:07 PM

    Mama Leone's closed many years ago. We ate there not long before that happened, and the food was horrible.

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      stacigold RE: RGR Feb 18, 2004 09:35 PM

      Try the Olive Garden instead. Same quality.

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        Frank RE: stacigold Feb 19, 2004 02:11 PM

        Why pan a restaurant that has been closed for years? I hope you feel better.

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        icemancometh RE: RGR Feb 19, 2004 10:19 AM

        This was my 1st date place when I was in high school back in the 70's. From what I could remember it was nice, not great but very popular. My date went very well - tho we couldn't finish our food (& I have a big appetite!) because I was infatuated & she nervous. Went to see Freebie & the Bean! That's how old I am!!!

      3. steflink RE: Frank Dec 24, 2013 11:02 AM

        My grandmother saved an old menu of Mama Leone's. The phone number on the front is Judson 6-5151. Broiled lamb chops cost 5.25 and a bottle of red wine was $5.

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          addictedtolunch RE: Frank Dec 25, 2013 05:47 PM

          The portions were gigantic. The food was absolutely awful. The last Zagat rating the place had for food before it closed was an 8, lowest I've ever seen, accompanied by the pithy comment "even tourists deserve a break."

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            pbjluver RE: Frank Dec 25, 2013 06:30 PM

            Has been closed for decades.

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              wasny RE: pbjluver Dec 25, 2013 09:25 PM

              Well yes, but only two decades (it closed in 1994). And the original post in this thread is from only one decade after that generally unlamented event (2004).

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                Stuartmc910 RE: wasny Dec 27, 2013 02:07 PM

                I worked for pepsi Cola in 1955 and my boss tookmethere a "treat" for a job welldone. I think he was trying to kill me! The food was so awful.

            2. NYJewboy RE: Frank Dec 26, 2013 08:43 PM

              They couldn't even muster a decent red sauce. They didn't even try.

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