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Marco's Italian Restaurant

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1825 E. Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084
760-758-1870
Monday
Closed
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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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  • 14
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  • 5
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  • 0
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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
Great Food and Value

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Janet B
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Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Colorado
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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San Diego, CA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We have been coming to Marco's for over 20 years and the food quality is very good. They offer pizza, spaghetti and meatballs all the way to Chicken and veal dishes. The staff and owner are very friendly and effcient. The inside of the restaurant is worth the visit alone. Lanterns and statues - very retro, with murals to give... More 

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Irvine
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Marcos is good traditional italian food! Great for families or couples. The service is great! The owner is very nice and the food is excellent. Love their garlic bread! Prices are definately reasonable! I highly recommend!

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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: Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?