From Our Editors
A culinary gem, Mamma's Pizza and Pasta in Hickory is a popular spot for fabulous pizza and tasty pasta. It's a local favorite for those that want good food.
Thanks to its outdoor seating, the restaurant is a fantastic option when the Carolina weather is nice. There's not really a recommended attire, so feel free to dress comfortably. Also, though the prices are considered to be lower than average, you aren't going to sacrifice any quality. In fact, you should be able to enjoy a good meal for $11 or $12, and can probably get in and out for $8 if you try.
There really is something for everyone, with gluten-free options, as well as low-fat and vegetarian items on the robust menu. Plus, if you're searching for the perfect spot for a family gathering, it's been reviewed as a great local option for big groups and families with kids. If you're in a hurry, you can call ahead and take advantage of the convenient take-out menu.
Specializing in both lunch and dinner, Mamma's definitely won't leave you disappointed, no matter how you slice it. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby.