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Restaurante De Mario

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13 Calle 0-43 Z-10, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2339-2331
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Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and service

We had pasta with seafood and sea bass with garlic and mixed vegetables. Both were very good, as was the accompanying sangria. Service was excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From outside it was interesting, when we entered it was empty ( not good sign) but it was Tuesday night... The menu shows well that is expensive for the prices but we decided to try... Bad choice! I live in Spain so I know how is Spanish food... The calamared were really bad, not hot and not worth, the meat... More 

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Thank Patrick C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We had pasta with seafood and sea bass with garlic and mixed vegetables. Both were very good, as was the accompanying sangria. Service was excellent.

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Thank tsmada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

I went here for dinner on my own. It was my second try with Mario's, and I was disappointed both time. The meal was fine, and the service as good, but overall it wasn't worth the price. Altuna prepares better cuisine and has better service. You can also get paella for one at Altuna. If you're in the Zona Viva,... More 

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Thank Michael L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Traditional Spanish restaurant with a good menu with main attractions paella, seafood or steak. I had mixed seafood dish which was very good. Friendly staff and good service.

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Thank Alan B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I have been a regular of Marios for a very long time, I reckon that restuarants in Spain are superior, however, given the limitations to get the right ingredients here, Marios is very decent when compared with top Spanish restaurants. Having said that, I recommend Marios seafood Paella, you will not get a better paella in Guatemala, as good as... More 

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Thank Pedro R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by a gentleman that has been living in Gutate for the last 15 years. He said it is an excellent fish restaurant. And he was right. I had a "robalo" with garlic, olive oil, vinegar and chili (one of their specialities) and it was quite good. The service was very friendly and the beer was cold... More 

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Thank Guy H
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We really enjoyed De Mario. We went with a group of 6 people. We had paella, fish, 16oz steak and deditos tocino. Everyone was very happy with their meals. Presentation, preparation and flavor....excellent. Everything freshly prepared by the owner and chef. Excellent personal attention and service. Well done all around!!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

I enjoy to eat this wonderful stake! The waiter was a very nice person, and the food as well i order a entry called "Deditos de Tocino" i love them! So delicious! And then 16oz of real steak! 3/4 woow incredible after that i was about to order a dessert but the owner Don Mario was there and seems on... More 

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5 Thank Laparra01
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

If you want to have the best spanish taste in Guatemala, don't miss De Mario. Located in the heart of Zona Viva (z10), Totally recommend their meats, the lobster and their paella valenciana. Please do yourself a favor and order your meat with "patatas a lo pobre", you will not regret it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

we had lunch at this spanish restaurant on our recent trip to guatemala city. I had grilled fish with toasted garlic and my husband had the squids cooked in their ink. Both dishes were well prepared; the portions were enormous!! The bread was superb and other than the annoying habit that most restaurants have of clearing one persons plates before... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 Calle 0-43 Z-10, Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Guatemala Department  >  Guatemala City
  • Phone Number: 2339-2331

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  • Cuisine: Spanish

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