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1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
7.5 out of 10

A good italian place Mario's just doesn't do enough to impress. I heard it use to be better years ago but now it isn't anything to go crazy for. The prices weren't bad at all and I liked my meal, just not anything real great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Tyero
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Dubuque, Iowa
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
Dubuque, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Best Italian restaurant in town! The wait staff is great, and very helpful and fast. Will be going back again! You have a satisfied customer.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is old school italian at its best. Prices are great, portions are awesome! great family run place. food is ultra fresh and delissioso!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The first time I visited Mario's was on St. Patrick's Day while I was in town for work. I felt right at home right away. The owner, Mario, greets and get greeted at the bar. The staff are pros at service and the food is awesome. You have to try the Panzerotti! AW

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Dubuque, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

A good italian place Mario's just doesn't do enough to impress. I heard it use to be better years ago but now it isn't anything to go crazy for. The prices weren't bad at all and I liked my meal, just not anything real great.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Not many restaurants offer good mix of seniors, families and millenials....but Mario and Angelina are great hosts, with real Italian food and service always good. Holly is our favorite server, and tonight made our granddaughter feel extra special. Well priced for Sicilian salads, pastas and of course Panzerotti, Sunfish and Calamari appetizer's are best in town. Tell them General Bob... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

would recommend the reasonale snacks bits of beef with lettuce and tomatoes doesnt sound like much but is to die for

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Dubuque, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Although not what it once was, Marios is still a good option for Italian food in Dubuque. The famous panzzerotti are still worth coming back for. Mario himself is usually to be found wandering around asking patrons about their experience so far. The prices are also very decent.

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Dubuque, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Everything we had was delicious - sicilian salad, pizza bread and sauce (did not try the cheese version), baked panzerotti, vegetable lasagna, and cavatini. Definitely recommend the salad and pizza bread + sauce (puffy, thin crust pieces with seasoning) as a starter! Great humble, vintage decor - my daughter said it would fit right into her old neighborhood in Chicago.... More 

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Madison, wi
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A recent visit to Mario's' restaurant in Dubuque Absolutely (beyond) horrible! My wife and I went to Mario's for the first time in 15 years on a Friday night for dinner. We have spent a lot of time traveling in Italy and Europe and I have to say... this cheap substitute for Italian food just didn't even come CLOSE! It... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Mario's is our choice for good old fashioned Italian home cooking. His pizza is excellent but there is a lot more to choose from. Salads are very good. We especially enjoy the Sicilian salad served with a side of fresh toasted garlic bread. Or for the bigger eater, Mario serves a wonderful Panzerotti and his veal dishes are wonderful. You... More 

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Additional Information about Marios

Address: 1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
Open Hours:
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: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
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

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