Take a tour of Italy's famous cuisine anytime at Mama Ricotta's Italian Restaurant. A Charlotte institution, Mama Ricotta's has received regional and national accolades. Yet we remain the neighborhood restaurant you can count on for great food, atmosphere, and service every time. We use the freshest, finest ingredients available, many of which are made fresh in-house including fresh mozzarella, breads, sausages, and sauces. Spend an evening or have lunch at Mama Ricotta's and discover why we've been consistently voted Best Italian Restaurant time and again. Charlotte's most authentic Italian is Mama Ricotta's.