Mamma Onesta’s Italian Restaurant opened in Lockport, Illinois on March 19, 2008. The restaurant is owned and run by Frank and Mary DeGrassi and family. Mamma Onesta’s translates to “Honest Mother” in Italian. The restaurant was named after Frank’s mother, a hard working and honest woman, Erminia DeGrassi. A second Mamma Onesta’s location was established in Canton, Georgia on July 10, 2017. The Georgia location is owned by the Degrassi and Buonauro family and operated by the Buonauro family, Mario & Melanie Buonauro. 

Mamma Onesta’s offers a quality dining experience for various occasions. Whether you are spending time with friends and family, celebrating a birthday, or simply interested in trying authentic Italian cuisine, Mamma Onesta’s would appreciate your business. Our hard working and friendly staff is prepared to meet the needs of our customers. While dining at Mamma Onesta’s Italian Restaurant, you will enjoy great service, great food, and no rush. We like it when you sit, relax, and enjoy the experience, “The Italian Way”! 

At Mamma Onesta’s Italian Restaurant, our highest priority is satisfied customers. We are proud to serve you and work hard to earn your business. We love our customers, so sit back and be a part of the family, “life is too short not to be Italian!”

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  • Michelle

    Michelle Canton

    Do you cater as well?

    Do you cater as well?

  • Keith

    Keith Canto

    Had a wonderful experience, food was superb, our waitress Hannah was great and the owner made sure everything was fine! Will be back

    Had a wonderful experience, food was superb, our waitress Hannah was great and the owner made sure everything was fine! Will be back

  • Tom Marra

    Tom Marra

    Will you be open on Christmas Eve? If so, will you have restricted reservation times in the evening?

    Will you be open on Christmas Eve? If so, will you have restricted reservation times in the evening?

  • Cindy

    Cindy Canton

    We’ve heard great things about the food, but need to know if you have gluten-free options that can be prepared safely for celiac diners. It’s really hard to find GF Italian food anywhere, and I miss it so much!! Would love to see a menu on your website, which includes that info....

    We’ve heard great things about the food, but need to know if you have gluten-free options that can be prepared safely for celiac diners. It’s really hard to find GF Italian food anywhere, and I miss it so much!! Would love to see a menu on your website, which includes that info....

  • Bill K.

    Bill K. Lemont

    I agree with Peg. Would love to see your menu online!!

    I agree with Peg. Would love to see your menu online!!

  • Pam walker

    Pam walker Lockport

    What is the New Year’s Eve menu

    What is the New Year’s Eve menu

  • Dana & Todd

    Dana & Todd Lockport, IL

    First time on 10/8 and had great food and awesome service from Joe. He was friendly and on point with all aspects of service and we really appreciated his suggestions. What pleasant surprise to find such an authentic restaurant so close to home!

    First time on 10/8 and had great food and awesome service from Joe. He was friendly and on point with all aspects of service and we really appreciated his suggestions. What pleasant surprise to find such an authentic restaurant so close to home!

  • Linnea

    Linnea Lockport

    We were in for my dinner after daughters graduation end of may. We tried embers but would not take us. Had the best glass of moscato!!! Dinner as usual awesome also.I now can not remember the name of the Moscato wine I had. Can you tell me what it may have been. Loved it. Also how much would it be to buy a bottle from you? Thanks!

    We were in for my dinner after daughters graduation end of may. We tried embers but would not take us. Had the best glass of moscato!!! Dinner as usual awesome also.I now can not remember the name of the Moscato wine I had. Can you tell me what it may have been. Loved it. Also how much would it be to buy a bottle from you? Thanks!

  • Peg

    Peg Plainfield

    I can’t locate your on line menu. Please direct me or explain. I would love to bring people, but need to know if the menu satisfies their curiosity!!!

    I can’t locate your on line menu. Please direct me or explain. I would love to bring people, but need to know if the menu satisfies their curiosity!!!

  • Leon S.

    Leon S. Canton

    If you wish to sumptuously dine in North Georgia, you needn't look any further than Mama Onesta's. Don'y go for business or shooters with friends, take your significant other. From the moment you walk in and are greeted and seated by the happy staff to your first bite of their exquisite cuisine, you realize you're not just eating out, you are having a romantic experience. Sit back, sip your wine and enjoy the ride.

    If you wish to sumptuously dine in North Georgia, you needn't look any further than Mama Onesta's. Don'y go for business or shooters with friends, take your significant other. From the moment you walk in and are greeted and seated by the happy staff to your first bite of their exquisite cuisine, you realize you're not just eating out, you are having a romantic experience. Sit back, sip your wine and enjoy the ride.