Mama Ricotta's

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Mama Ricotta's

601 S. Kings Drive, Suite AA

Charlotte, NC 28204


From AOL accolades to "Best Italian Restaurant" from Zagat, Mama Ricotta's Italian Restaurant brings to life the award-winning vision of owner Frank Scibelli. With a long, proud reputation built on authentic recipes, made from the freshest of ingredients and prepared by the finest culinary minds in the South, Mama Ricotta's restaurant is the premier Italian dining destination in Charlotte. "Upscale homestyle" is our style, and we love to bring it to you, again and again. Our commitment to freshness is one of our most valued traditions -- we even house-make our mozzarella! With two decades of success, we've made it our goal to bring you only the best, with our best.

Charlotte Magazine new logo small2017 BOB Awards winner: Voters' Choice, Best Pasta


$30 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)


20% off all bottles of wine when you purchase this special Charlotte Restaurant Week menu.

First course (choice of one)

Sicilian Arancini - crispy fried rice balls filled with fontina cheese and rosemary ham

Chopped Salad - Gorgonzola cheese, Romaine lettuce, kale, walnuts, diced Roma tomatoes, Kalamata olives, red onion, pepperoncini, garbanzo beans and carrots tossed in a light balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Brick Oven NC Shrimp - served scampi style with crusty bread

Tuscan Salad - Romaine, diced Roma tomatoes, house-made fresh mozzarella, red onions and Gaeta olives tossed together and splashed with balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil

Second course (choice of one)

Zuppa Del Giorno - made fresh daily

Penne alla Vodka - penne pasta tossed with sautéed pancetta in a pepper vodka, spicy tomato cream sauce

Amma’s Cheese Ravioli - our family recipe for cheese ravioli stuffed with creamy ricotta, fresh mozzarella, Parmesan Reggiano and Pecorino Romano, served with a fresh pomodoro sauce

Third course (choice of one)

Slow Braised Berkshire Pork Ragu – Neapolitan meat sauce with Berkshire pork and fresh radiatore pasta

Mama’s Braciole – flank steak stuffed with sautéed greens, pine nuts & Parmesan Reggiano, slowly braised and served over roasted root vegetables and fingerling potatoes

Salmon Arrostiti Peperonata - wood oven-roasted premium filet of salmon, topped with Sicilian-style roasted red peppers and served with extra virgin olive oil mashed potatoes and roasted asparagus

Chicken Parmesan - the Italian American classic:  crispy chicken breast, fresh mozzarella and tomato sauce, served with a side of spaghetti

Dessert (choice of one)

Blood Orange Panna Cotta

Mama’s Chocolate Cake - layers of moist chocolate cake with salted caramel buttercream and chocolate ganache

Mama Ricotta

Photo courtesy The Plaid Penguin

Mama Ricotta

Photo courtesy The Plaid Penguin


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