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Marco's Italian Restaurant

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1825 E. Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084
760-758-1870
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Favorite Italian food for 37 years

This place is a classic. All Pasta is homemade, as well as all their sauces. It is a mom and pop kind of place. Worth the drive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
LucyBruni
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Vista, California
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Vista, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is a classic. All Pasta is homemade, as well as all their sauces. It is a mom and pop kind of place. Worth the drive.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Don't expect slick with neon and glass, instead you'll get red checkered tablecloths with no windows. Expected Frank Sinatra to appear at any moment. Classic old school Italian. Authentic food cooked to perfection by an old Italian family. I gave it 5 stars only because there was not a sixth star to click on.

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Colorado
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Marcos is nothing fancy but the portions were large, the food was excellent and the prices were great.

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Bonsall, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Atmosphere is 'there is none' but the food is wonderful. Great friendly place with excellent food. Always like the specials and everything on the menu is good.

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Oceanside, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

loved the atmosphere romantic little dark but the lasagna was excellent, and the waitress was on it.

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great food! Authentic Italian food I will continue to come here again and again! Food was great very romantic atmosphere definitely a date place

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San Diego, CA
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This place is tucked away in San Diego County, a fine place with great authentic food and some wonderful old school Italian kitsch. The service is great and the dishes all prepared with great care, well plated.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is one of those small, restaurants that is NOT a chain and NOT stuck up, but focus on both food and service.... Everything we tried was tremendous and homemade.... The prices were very reasonable and service was friendly and great.. I keep thinking of the great bread they brought out and how great all the food is... Run to... More 

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Vista, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

closest thing to home cooking I'v found in San Diego I'm 100% Italian, I know good Italian food this is it

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Vista, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Restaurant was small but nice and intimate. Service and food was great! Looking forward to going back and trying something new.

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Additional Information about Marco's Italian Restaurant

Address: 1825 E. Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084
Phone Number: 760-758-1870
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1825 E. Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: 760-758-1870

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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