MAMA Oakland was built as an homage to your old-school Italian-American grandmother. The original Mama, specifically, is Maria Germano Stacionis, an Italian-American who emigrated to Rockford, IL, from the Abruzzo region and lived her life as the consummate hostess, mother and grandmother. Mama was always the first to pour you a drink, pull out a chair, and serve you up a huge bowl of pasta, laughing with a wink of mischief and absolutely delighted by your company. MAMA Oakland exists to honor her legacy and extend the same sense of hospitality, to nurture the same sense of warmth and community—even family—that we found in her home. We believe in building relationships with and between our guests, in the power of sharing good food and beverages, and in their capacity to create opportunities for our guests to share experiences, stories, skills and laughter.
If you're a mac and cheese lover, you should definitely check out Homeroom in Oakland, they have a delicious menu, including classic elbow macaroni and unique twists, with a variety of toppings and add-ons that will elevate your mac and cheese experience.
Binny’s presents a tailored menu of original and classic cocktails with shareable plates of uncomplicated, veritable bites.
Good things come in small packages! Javi’s cooking offers a variety of authentic, Argentine empanadas made with fresh, local ingredients, and are baked fresh daily
Our mission? To bring the nostalgia and love behind our food to a new generation.
Come on by—our krewe is excited to meet you. As we say in New Orleans, laissez les bons temps rouler!
As changes continue to occur, we strive to constantly evolve and cater to the needs of the neighborhood. Our cafe intends to serve you for many years to come and we appreciate all your support.