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Marzano's Woodfired Italian

1501 S Il Route 31, McHenry, IL 60050
815-578-2000
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Ranked #13 of 96 restaurants in McHenry
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 13, 2014
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

It was decent enough. Typical Italian place. We had a 9 hour drive into McHenry, and while it was a bit heavy of a meal, it was fairly well prepared. I had the spaghetti, which was well prepared. The meat sauce was a bit on the heavy side but otherwise very tasty. Would eat here again.

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Key Largo, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We decided to stop here as it is close to where my mom lives & she had never been there. We had been by a few times but it never looked like many people were ever there......found out later they did not open until dinner time during the day was the reason no cars when we went by. We walked... More

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McHenry, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It was my first time eating here and we must have gotten the worlds worst server. There was a waitress that was watching and picking up the slack for our waiter. She notified management about our distress and he came over and offered a "special Marzano pizza". I thought it was bland. The other food we had was average, salad... More

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chicago, illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a small restaurant that I had a chance to visit because there was a meeting I attended. The service was excellent and prompt. We were seated in a private room and it was very quiet. Food was also good.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I had the Tuna when here for a business meal while staying at the Hampton Inn next door. The Tuna steak was seared rare and served with fresh veggies that I asked to keep the butter off of. The tuna came with a peppercorn sauce that was very tasty and didn't drown the fish while letting you enjoy the combined... More

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Boston
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273 reviews 273 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Like many reviews I stopped in while being a guest of the adjacent Hampton Inn. It was $3 Mondavi wine night (Tuesdays) so the dinner tab was very resonable. Food was average, I hit the seafood section instead of pasta or pizza which I assume they are known for. Service was spot on, there were more servers than patrons on... More

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McHenry, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I stay next door at the Hampton Inn on business. This is one of the best restaurants I have ever been to. Not just on the road but in my entire life. The place is really big and offers a different atmosphere depending on where you want to sit. Since I am usually alone I always sit on the lounge... More

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Harvard, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I have grown so bored of area restaurants. So, getting excited about a "pizza place" is not what I would expect. The ambiance is stylish, comfortable, fancy enough for date night, yet casual enough for bringing your well-behaved children. I have heard rumors to not get anything but pizza from here, but after my first visit last night, I am... More

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Round Lake, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

On way to visiting my Mom at nursing home, I stopped in at Marzano's at 5:30pm to request pizza to be ready for 8:15pm pickup.When arrived at 8:15pm, was told it would be another 10 minutes as very busy. Order was given to kitchen at 7:55pm. I asked why it wasn't given earlier if they knew it was busy &... More

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Wonder Lake, IL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We visit this restaurant quite frequently, whenever we have a taste for real Italian dish. There is not big selection of soups but Zuppa Toscana got my hearth all the way and became my choice for good. Nice sellection of ales starts my drink list, but they have a nice wine celler for others. Apetizers to many to list and... More

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