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Mario's Italian Cafe

42104 Washington St, Indio, CA 92201
760-772-6100
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Ranked #12 of 113 Restaurants in Indio
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Lakeway, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Tried out this place after seeing they had several in the area. Shared the Lasagna. Not the best I have ever had, but by far not the worst. Good standard Lasagna. Good garlic bread on the side. Service was good and waitress was very cheery.

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Coachella, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

the pizza was great, the pasta was fair, the wait was average, prices were good if the food had been just a little better, good for big groups because of portions and able to do family style.... dessert was good and coffee was decent...

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Indio, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great place for a wide variety of Italian food and generous glass of wine. Easy to get to, cheerful waiters, crowded but not a problem. Also has good salads.

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Indio, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Mario's in Palm Desert (located by Del Webb Sun City, Palm Desert) is Wonderful. The service is great, the food choices are many. The Lasagna is very meaty and more than enough to take home a tasty bite for later. The BIG glass of wine is always welcome, even if it isn't at Happy Hour. The ceiling of the restaurant... More

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Diamond Bar, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Located in the Home Goods/Wells Fargo shopping center, this is a great place to stop for lunch. The service is excellent and the hot subs can't be beat. Better quality sandwich for the same price as a Subway or Quiznos.

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El Cajon, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We really liked this little place in Palm Desert. Great service, good food and reasonable prices. And cool! It was pretty hot in Palm Desert that weekend.

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SO. Cal.
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

If you want to see how a wait staff efficiently "runs" a restaurant, visit Mario's. We were seated immediately (with menus), drink order were taken right away and our server checked back right at the "give us 2 minutes" mark to take our order. Our dinner was delivered very fast - freshly cooked and hot. We were in and out... More

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Pahrump, Nevada
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127 reviews 127 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

4 of us went for dinner and love it. Had the Eggplant with sausage, hubby had a Pastrami Sub. The soup was wonderful. Brought half of it home. I lived in Indio for 25 years and became a full time motorhome traveler 9 years ago. I had eaten here 2 times while I lived here and it is much improved.... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went after tennis at Indian wells. Good selection, fast service. Would definitely return. Only 10 minutes from tennis center.

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Indio, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Mario's is one of the local favorites. Always good service, modest prices and good Italian food. Nothing gourmet here but you can enjoy some of the favorite dishes. They have a smaller portion that is perfect or the large serving that most people need a doggie bag. There are several restaurants located through out the Coachella Valley and all offer... More

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