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Mario's Place

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3646 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501-3309
951-684-7755
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 1:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mario's Place in Riverside

Mario's has been around a long time. I recently went there with a friend for dinner, but ended up leaving because of the cost and atmosphere. There were only a few people sitting at the bar and the tables were empty. Their entrees are costly and everything is a la cart. Not impressed. I think... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Lynone
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Riverside, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Riverside, California
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Mario's has been around a long time. I recently went there with a friend for dinner, but ended up leaving because of the cost and atmosphere. There were only a few people sitting at the bar and the tables were empty. Their entrees are costly and everything is a la cart. Not impressed. I think because they are across the... More 

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Riverside, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Our local go to special occasion place. Ambience, service and great cuisine are the specialties here. Pricey but worth the $$. Since it's humble beginnings in a quaint house, Marios has continued to be our own high end restaurant to be proud of.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Mario's has a nice happy hour at the bar, you can order calamari and other dishes along with half priced drinks. Highly recommended in Riverside. Dinner is great, too.

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Hyderabad, India
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156 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My uncle has known the chef from the 90's ....so this is how long I know of this place. I love the area this restaurant is in...of course right across the street from the Mission Inn. The service is always great. I can't count how many times I've had work meetings here and have always taken care of me and... More 

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Riverside
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Mario's is like going home to Momma's home cooking! Their service is incredible! The live music is so fun and everyone that works there is knowledgeable and friendly. You cannot get a bad plate there everything is delicious!

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Riverside, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If you are looking for a fine dining ambiance with an old Italian feel this is the restaurant to chose! Very fresh ingredients made from family recipes come together on a beautifully presented plate. Love that they change their menu for the seasons. Staff is seasoned and they know how to serve well. I have had almost every dish and... More 

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riverside
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

After making reservations we waited outdoors for almost two hours to be seated. By that time the New Year had passed. The food is average but the prices are not. A Very overpriced meal. They are located across from the Mission Inn. That should give you a clue as to tourist prices. I am a local of Riverside.

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Redmond, Washington
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Mario's Place is in downtown Riverside. It is a great upscale restaurant with excellent service, and great food.

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Riverside, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Food is always inventive and fresh. Make a reservation for the best experience. Live music, no matter your preferred genre, is always fantastic!

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Oceanside, California
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363 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Mario's is an amazing place for delicious Italian food. My friends and I came for dinner, my friend saying that this was a great spot, and she was right. The atmosphere was really cool, like an old school hip New York restaurant. The service was awesome, all the employees were encountered were friendly, fast, and knew the menu well and... More 

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Additional Information about Mario's Place

Address: 3646 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501-3309
Phone Number: 951-684-7755
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 1:30 am
Friday 5:30 pm - 1:30 am
Saturday 5:30 pm - 1:30 am
Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3646 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501-3309
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: 951-684-7755

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Bar scene, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 1:30 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 1:30 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 1:30 am

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