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Mario The Baker

Italian, Pizza, Family Fare, Pasta
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2220 N University Dr, Sunrise, FL 33322-3941
954-742-3333
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Plenty of good food amd good music

Looked like a family business and neighborhood place. Extensive menu, friendly and helpful server. Huge, tasty portions. Ambiance was so so, but the background music puts you in the mood for Italian food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
ham_on_wry
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Deltona, Florida
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Deltona, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Looked like a family business and neighborhood place. Extensive menu, friendly and helpful server. Huge, tasty portions. Ambiance was so so, but the background music puts you in the mood for Italian food.

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New Hope, PA
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277 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Located in Sunrise, south Florida, Mario is much more than a very good Italian bakery. It is also a casual, but full service restaurant specializing in pizza and other Italian cuisine. Loved their Eggplant Parmesan platter!

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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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273 reviews 273 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We lived in south Florida a number of years ago and also enjoyed the pizza at Mario the Baker -- not now! We should have known when there were only two other tables taken at 1:15 PM on a Sunday that we should seek other nourishment. We ordered a three item pizza and it took f-o-r-e-v-e-r for it to arrive... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

In Plantation ,we had reservations for 12 and were seated in a cosy alcove. But the pizzas were quite greasy and garlic permeated everything. My Veal Marsala was soaked in mushrooms so the veal itself was tasteless. Even though the portions were large the meals were not very tasteful. Desserts were better with cannoli and tiramisu. But the drive from... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
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166 reviews 166 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The food here was just so so. The service was fair at best. We waited for a server to come to our table & there weren't that many people in the place. Each time we had to wait - for the food, for the check, for the check to be processed. There was something I needed & after I waited... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The pizza here is consistently good! The garlic rolls alone are worth coming to Mario's. The restaurant is family friendly. We often see extended families here (including us) sharing a meal. And you get Tootsie Rolls at the end of the meal..

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Plantation, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We ordered eggplant rosatini, an eggplant rolled over a homemade cheese like a tortellini, and chicken tetrazzini. The cream sauce on the chicken is to die for. It melts in your mouth. The garlic rolls are great. The only draw back is that one will gain a hundred pounds if you were to eat here every night.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Used to order delivery once a week. Loved the pizza and is great for leftovers. It is greasy but it's pizza. The garlic knots were my wifes favorite. Too garlicy for me but they were still good.

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Flagler Beach, Florida, United States
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91 reviews 91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

the menu is huge, the staff is friendly, and the garlic rolls are the best i've had since marcella (in north miami) was making them in the 70's. the fact that the other food is great is just a bonus! the pizza is thin and crisp and full of flavor; the entrees (chicken, veal, shrimp & eggplant) are delicious --... More 

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Highlands, New Jersey
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231 reviews 231 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Mario's is simply the best dining experience in Sunrise, Florida. The owners Frank and Martha make each guest feel like they are part of the family. Fernando, the chief chef is humble but his dishes sparkle with divine flavor. In three days I had four meals at Mario's; each meal was a culinary masterpiece. My only disappointment was that I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2220 N University Dr, Sunrise, FL 33322-3941
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Sunrise
  • Phone Number: 954-742-3333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Family Fare, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 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?