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Mario the Baker

5755 Bird Rd, Miami, FL 33155-5301
305-665-0941
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Ranked #1,992 of 3,639 Restaurants in Miami
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 57th avenue
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English first
Miami
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150 reviews 150 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It usually doesn't take much to at least keep me somewhat satisfied at a plain vanilla Italian restaurant, but Mario's did not meet even that low bar. Service and food were even more mediocre than the atmosphere. Not terrible, just blah!

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Miami
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick lunch at the Doral location. Instead of pizza, I was in the mood for a Chicken Parmesan sub. I didn't think you could mess up a sandwich, but this was the WORST one I've ever eaten. The chicken was over cooked and looked and tasted old. It was chewing, had a weird brown color, and... More

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Fort Lauderdale
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Ate solo this time as i was working in the area and stopped in for a quick bite. The spaghetti and meatballs came in a bowl, First thing I noticed was that the sauce was orange color. The sauce did not taste like tomato, mostly salty, just didnt taste like an Italian sauce at all. The pasta was mushy and... More

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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Mario the Baker never is going to see my money again, food is not good and the manager in the Aventura-FL store is very impolite .

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Union, New Jersey
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333 reviews 333 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

My friend and I were tired after a day of sightseeing and we had stopped at a small strip mall to go to the liquor store and drug store. We noticed this small restaurant and decided to try it after I told my friend: "It's hard to mess up pasta." I am sorry to say that they did just that.... More

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Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

The rolls have always been great Today we had the pasta fazool soup ( canned tomato soup w blended in beans and a few pieces of pasta) , a side of meatballs ( didn't seem house made), very salty sausage and peppers w a side of pasta you can make at home So make your own pasta but get the... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

We hotel gave us a menu from Mario the Baker after we asked for a local pizza place. We ordered a large extra cheese pizza ...over-priced at $15.95 (paper thin crust & hardly any sauce, very disappointed) a Spaghetti & meatball $9.95. The meatballs were the frozen type, I was really hoping for homemade (and there was no cheese on... More

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Miami
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Recently discovered Mario the Baker, and since then I am a huge fan. Their pizza is fresh, delicious and a good price. I have ordered from them about 3 times in the past month. I have no complaints and the pizza really is incredibly good. Would definitely recommend!

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Miami, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The pizza had a thick crust, enough cheese, but was too salty. A medium pizza should be enough for two otherwise is too expensive for one. We also had the tiramisu which was subpar. I could not taste the coffee or the hazelnut liqueur, it was kind of bland.

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Upstate NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We eat at Mario's every time we are in the Coral Gables, South Miami area. The small restaurant in a shopping center at the corner of Bird Rd. and Red Rd. would be easily overlooked if locals had not recommended the food. The food is simple, straight-forward Italian cuisine with marvelous flavors and preparation. Probably the best value food in... More

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Additional Information about Mario the Baker

Address: 5755 Bird Rd, Miami, FL 33155-5301
Phone Number: 305-665-0941
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Pizza & Pasta

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