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Mario's Gold Coast Ristorante

21 W Goethe St, Ste 1A, Chicago, IL 60610-2251 (Near North Side)
312-944-0199
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Ranked #438 of 8,382 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $24
Hours:
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Dearborn
Transit: Clark and Division redline stop
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Mario's is a local neighborhood restaurant for us - which is great! It is Italian with a neighborhood feel. To start our you get a crispy loaf of bread with great butter. My favorite meal is the lamb chops - the smaller order is just the right size for me. The seasoning is perfect. Service is always good and Mario... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I was on a business trip to Chicago and met a friend for dinner. The food preference was Italian and this was their suggestion. We were not disappointed as the food was very good. Real home made taste and whilst the decor was simple the atmosphere was very pleasant. The place was very busy but even so the wait staff... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This restaurant is less than one block from our house and in the middle of a blizzard we will walk 3 times as far to dine because we refuse to eat at Marios. It's so bad the pizza taste like they opened a can of tomatoe paste and smeared the average crust. It wasn't even edible. We would LOVE it... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Came here as it was across the hotel from the hotel we were at and it was late and we really needed some food. I was pleasantly surprised with this restaurant. Good service, good food and yes I would recommend to travelers in the neighborhood to try this place. I had the lobster shrimp ravioli which actually OK not great.... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

There were 12 of us at dinner on a Saturday night, and both the service and food could not have been better. There are so many big, Italian resturants in Chicago, but I'd walk past them all to eat at Mario's. Mario himself is there each night to be sure things run smoothly. And whether your tastes run to pizza,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Don't be put off by the unprepossessing dining room. This neighbourhood place serves delicious and hearty food, and offers amazing service. I had the spaghetti and meatballs, which was terrific, and my husband had what he described as the finest prosciutto and arugula (rocket) pizza that he has ever eaten. We were too full to try pudding, but the giant... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Great neighbourhood restaurant with excellent service and fine food. Nice to see half sized meals for the people without large appetites. A must visit if in downtown area.

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Chicago
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This a neighborhood gem in the heart of the Gold Coast neighborhood in Chicago. They have half portions of most entrees and the food is excellent. Great service, too.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Was staying at the public hotel. So we ate here since it was so close. Man what a find. The service was stellar and the food was amazing. If you are in the area it is a must try.

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Roswell, Georgia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I could not recommend this place with so many other fine places in Chicago. It's not that good and the service was average as well. First of all they were out of fried ravioli which one diner really wanted. They substituted a fried tortellini which was terrible. The veal piccata and chicken parmesan were good but nothing special. The Caesar... More 

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Additional Information about Mario's Gold Coast Ristorante

Address: 21 W Goethe St, Ste 1A, Chicago, IL 60610-2251
Phone Number: 312-944-0199
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 24
Cuisine: Italian

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