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42104 Washington St, Indio, CA 92201
760-772-6100
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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  • 23
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    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Always good and fair prices

We have been going here for 10 years and the food is always good and the people who waqit the tables are knoledgable and prompt with the food. Always chaecking to see if you need anything

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Bob P
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Indio, California
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Indio, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been going here for 10 years and the food is always good and the people who waqit the tables are knoledgable and prompt with the food. Always chaecking to see if you need anything

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Planet Earth
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Local recommended and within walking distance. Great atmosphere enhanced by Mr. Sinatra & Mr. Martin coming from the speakers. Tasty meal & friendly staff. Got my money's worth.

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california
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food and very reasonable prices. Along with pasta dishes and the pizza you can't go wrong here. Ciao

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Good food at reasonable prices. They have really good salads. We usually have the 'small' Greek or Caesar salad as a starter, which we share.....the large is enough for four people. They have smaller plates for smaller appetites .... plenty for 'normal' appetites. Try the lasagna, yummy!

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Port Orchard, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Located next to Ralph's off of Washington. Great Food. Hot Mama if you like Spicy Pizza. Also good salad. Three large Pizzas, two large salads was a reasonable price.

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Indio, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

There is no question the prices are good for the food you get. It is too bad that almost all of the different food one can order they all taste the same - very little difference. The ambiance of the restaurant - well, it is make believe Italy. Bottom line with so many italien restaurants in the valley Mario's is... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a restaurant that we have frequented for years, when we lived in the neighborhood. Friendly staff, good portions, OK prices. However, I have been gluten free for a year and was delighted to find they have a gluten free menu, so we drove across town to try. I ordered pizza and it was NOT GOOD!. The crust was... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great food, huge glasses of wine, good prices. The atmosphere and the staff are both friendly and inviting. We make it a point to eat here every time we visit Indio.

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palm desert ca
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97 reviews 97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great spaghetti with meat sauce. sandwiches and bottomless soft drinks. There are several in the neighborhood. My wife says the wine portions are too large. They just raised the prices, but it is still reasonable. Try it at lunchtime.

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My sister and I shared a small veggie antipasto and an Eggplant Parmasan. The antipasto was somewhat disappointing as there were pieces of white lettuce and only two pepperoncini. But, there was plenty of salad for the two of us. The Eggplant Parmasan was presented on a large platter that included a good amount of batter dipped eggplant covered with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42104 Washington St, Indio, CA 92201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Indio
  • Phone Number: 760-772-6100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?