44 Southwest (also known as 44 SW and Forty-Four Southwest) has changed it’s name back to its original name from 1971, Mama Mia 44sw is the oldest family-owned restaurant in Hells Kitchen (Midtown West), located just one block west of the New York's famous Theater District and just walking minutes to over 60 Broadway and Off-Broadway venues, including Lincoln Center, New York City Center (for the Performing Arts), Carnegie Hall, Jacob Javits Convention Center, Times Square / 42nd Street and even Central Park.Â

We are conveniently located to the Westside Highway at 44th Street (at 9th Avenue) and only minutes to the Times Square (and 8th Avenue) subway stations, including the A, C, E, N, Q, R, W , S and the number 1, 2, 3 and number 7 subway lines.

We are 4 blocks from the Port Authority Bus Terminal (located at 41st and 9th Avenue) and just driving minutes from the Lincoln Tunnel.

Whether you are a visiting tourist or familiar face from the neighborhood, start your day or evening off right at 44 Southwest!

Sidewalk Dining Available as weather permits.


44 Southwest authentic charm comes from its history. Since 1971, Mama Mia (Anna) and her late husband Guido (now "in spirit") are a staple in the neighborhood; greeting customers, exchanging stories, catering to those "in-the-arts" and those enjoying the arts, often long before many artists became famous. It is not uncommon for a dining opera singer to burst out into operatic song to entertain Mama Mia, or a broadway performing artist to recite lines from part of their broadway show, even breaking out into a show tune!Â

Today, accomplished actors, broadway stars, performing artists - new and old - enjoy the family warmth and inviting atmosphere, accented by candle light and the tin ceiling. Be sure to look around at the black and white photograph's chronicling the Schiattarella's families immigration from Naples, Italy to America, and of course, Mama's stories - a story unto itself - detailing the families epic story of finding the "American Dream"!




Proximity to Broadway & Major Venues




Al Hirchfield Theater

302 West 45th Street

0.18 mi

Ambassador Theatre

219 West 49th Street

0.38 mi

American Airlines Theatre

229 West 42nd Street

0.31 mi

American Theatre of Actors

314 West 54th Street

0.52 mi

Birdlands (Jazz Club)

482 West 43rd Street

0.15 mi

Booth Theatre

222 West 45th Street

0.31 mi

Broadhurst Theatre

235 West 44th Street

0.28 mi

Broadway Theatre (The)

1681 Broadway @ 52nd

0.52 mi

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

256 West 47th Street

0.30 mi

Bryant Park (Fashion Week)

6th Ave (40th to 42nd Streets)

0.54 mi

Carnegie Hall

881 7th Avenue @ 56 Street

0.69 mi

Caroline's On Broadway

1626 Broadway @ 50th Street

0.42 mi

City Center (New York)

131 West 55th Street

0.72 mi

Duke on 42nd Street

229 West 42nd Street

0.31 mi

Ed Sullivan Theater (Late Show)

1697 Broadway @ 53rd Street

0.55 mi

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

243 West 47th Street

0.32 mi

Eugene O'Neill Theatre

230 West 49th Street

0.37 mi

Ford Center (The)

212 West 42nd Street

0.34 mi

Gershwin (George) Theatre

222 West 51st Street

0.46 mi

Helen Hayes Theatre

240 West 44th Street

0.27 mi

Henry Miller's Theatre

124 West 43rd Street

0.48 mi

Hilton Theatre

213 West 42nd Street

0.34 mi

Imperial Theatre

249 West 45th Street

0.27 mi

Irish Arts Center

553 West 51st Street

0.44 mi

Jacobs Theatre (Bernard B.)

252 West 45th Street

0.26 mi

Julia Miles Theatre

410 West 42nd Street

0.10 mi

Lincoln Center

63rd / 66th at 9th Ave

0.96 mi

Lion Theatre

410 West 42nd Street

0.10 mi

Longace Theatre

220 West 48th Street

0.34 mi

Looking Glass Theatre

220 West 48th Street

0.34 mi

Lucille Lortel Theatre

422 West 57th Street

0.66 mi

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

205 West 48th Street

0.36 mi

Lyceum Theatre

149 West 45th Street

0.43 mi

Madison Square Garden

4 Penn Plaza (7 Ave at 34th Street)

0.64 mi

Majestic Theatre

247 West 44th Street

0.26 mi

Manhattan Repertory Theatre

303 West 42nd Street

0.20 mi

Manhattan Theatre Club

131 West 55th Street

0.72 mi

Marquis (Marriott) Theatre

1535 Broadway @ 45th Street

0.34 mi

Metropolitan Opera

Lincoln Center Plaza (66th/9th Ave)

0.93 mi

Minskoff Theatre

200 West 45th Street

0.34 mi

Mint Theater

311 West 43rd Street

0.16 mi

Music Box Theatre

239 West 45th Street

0.28 mi

National Comedy Theatre

347 West 36th Street

0.40 mi

Nederlander Theatre

208 West 41st Street

0.36 mi

Neil Simon Theatre

250 West 52nd Street

0.47 mi

New Amsterdam Theatre

214 West 42nd Street

0.33 mi

New Victory Theatre

209 West 42nd Street

0.34 mi

New World Stages

340 West 50th Street

0.32 mi

New York City Ballet

Lincoln Center Plaza (63/9th Ave)

0.93 mi

Producers Club

358 West 44th Street

0.07 mi

Radio City Music Hall

1260 6th Avenue @ 50st Street

0.60 mi

Rockefeller Center/Rink/XMAS Tree

btw 5/6 Ave @ 49st to 51st

0.90 mi

Rose Theatre @ Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center Plaza (66/9th Ave)

0.93 mi

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

261 West 47th Street

0.29 mi

Schoenfeld Theatre

236 West 45th Street

0.28 mi

Second Stage

307 West 43rd Street

0.17 mi

Shubert Theatre

225 West 44th Street

0.30 mi

Snapple Theater Center

210 West 50th Street

0.42 mi

Stephein Sondheim Theatre

124 West 43rd Street

0.48 mi

St. James Theatre

246 West 44th Street

0.26 mi

St. Luke's Theatre

308 West 46th Street

0.19 mi

Studio 54

254 West 54th Street

0.56 mi

Theatre at St. Clement's

423 West 43rd Street

0.05 mi

Turtle Shell Theater

300 West 43rd Street

0.18 mi

WaMu Theater (Madison Sq Garden)

4 Penn Plaza (8th Ave at 34th)

0.64 mi

Westside Theater

407 West 43rd Street

0.04 mi

Winter Garden Theatre

1634 Broadway

0.43 mi



Mama Mia 44sw
621 Ninth Avenue (S.W. Corner of 44th Street)
Hell’s Kitchen, New York City 10035

PHONE:  (212) 315.4582


Sunday thru Thursday: 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday / Sunday Brunch: 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Bar Hours: 5:00 p.m. to Close

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