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Marzano's Woodfired Italian

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1501 S Il Route 31, McHenry, IL 60050
815-578-2000
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Glad I tried it!

I ate dinner for the first time here today and had a wonderful meal. Starting with the wine...they give a nice pour. The chicken piccata was almost as good as my home made. The meal included mashed potatoes and a wonderful garlic spinach, which had just enough garlic and the spinach was well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
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Tinley Park, Illinois, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I ate dinner for the first time here today and had a wonderful meal. Starting with the wine...they give a nice pour. The chicken piccata was almost as good as my home made. The meal included mashed potatoes and a wonderful garlic spinach, which had just enough garlic and the spinach was well sautéed (not mushy). Prices were reasonable and... More 

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McHenry, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

we had ribs, 3 kinds of pasta , salads, soups, veal, wine. it was a nice place good prices, our family had a great time. only bad was they had run out of the dessert we wanted the wedding took them all. so sad for us .

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McHenry, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Frankly, I am a PIZZA SNOB! Living on the East Coast provided me with some of the best pizza in the world; make that my world. Then after a trip to Italy and having a pizza in the shadows of the leaning tower of Pisa, I was smitten by what is known to many as the real pizza. Which brings... More 

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Round Lake, Illinois
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168 reviews 168 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

For a restaurant that had opened only a couple years ago with strict Neopolitan standards and being deemed certified at that point has gone off-track completely. Myself, my wife and her mother (who is from Naples) used to eat here whenever we had the chance -- the ambiance was nice, and the food was authentic. Even a year ago, I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Arrived with a party of 6 on a Saturday night without reservations. We were told it would be about a 45 minute wait so we decided to go to the bar for drinks and appetizers. Our server was awesome and drinks and food were quick. We had the calamari and the mozzarella marinara. Both were excellent! Approximately 45 minutes later... More 

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I had seen it from the hotel a few days earlier and had time so I finally decided to try it. Went for a quick business lunch with a colleague. Proscuitto di parma pizza was great as was the bread. Interior was a bit dated but claean and the staff was quite friendly if a bit over eager. (They weren't... More 

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Avon, Ohio
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203 restaurant reviews
1,290 helpful votes 1,290 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Excellent food, large portions and a warm, spotless atmosphere makes Marzano’s and excellent choice for lunch (or dinner). The wood fired pizza was great and the house salad was much better than the typical lettuce with a few garnishes thrown in. A little slow in taking our order initially, service was quick thereafter and friendly, allowing us to get in,... More 

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Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

When you dine at Marzano's you will find a warm, inviting atmosphere in a very clean dining establishment. We were greeted by very attentive staff including a server who met our every need all evening long. You are provided delicious, hot, fresh bread accompanied by olive oil and fresh Parmesan cheese. We requested some balsamic vinegar to add to our... More 

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Crystal Lake
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We set out for Marzano's on Saturday evening. We were seated promptly and the restaurant was busy. Our waitress seemed very professional and nice. She brought out the food which seemed too quick. I told her that I ordered veal parmigiana not chicken when she set the plate in front of me and said it was chicken. She set down... More 

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Chicago
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39 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I was looking for a restaurant that had some energy, but where you can still have a conversation on. Friday night. Mariano's worked out great. The 1000 degree oven up front spits out pizza's in just a few minutes and adds a charm. The dark wood adds warmth to the place. The food was very good. I had the scallops... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1501 S Il Route 31, McHenry, IL 60050
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: 815-578-2000
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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