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Mayo's Ristorante & Lounge

123 N Center St, Statesville, NC 28677-5255
704-872-5557
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Ranked #31 of 116 restaurants in Statesville
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Charlotte, NC, USA
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Well prepared Italian food in a pleasant atmosphere. Small and very friendly staff, with ample opportunity to converse with the owner who is also the hostess. Food is always fresh, flavorful and not overly sauced or salted like so many other local chefs do. Try the risotto or the bolognese over linguine. Scrumptious,

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Stopped in for a drink and to hear the live music. Nice friendly place! The place is owned by former Pittsburgh residents and is decked out in Steeler fashion.

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Creedmoor, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

The restaurant is just a bit "tired". The food is OK, but over priced for pasta. Down the road there are fresher hipper restaurants, with specials, good service and good food that is more for your money.

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Davidson, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Excellent salads and appetizers. Nice pub adjacent to the restaurant, in newly renovated downtown. Located 1 mile from I-40

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Statesville, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Used to book reservations here for the company I worked for when they wanted to do something 'special' for guests coming to town. My husband and I ate there on occasion but seemed the service wasn't as good as we had remembered and have had better food elsewhere and paid less.

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Referred by my hotel. I have been traveling for 30 years on business and this was the one of best experiences and totally unexpected. Try it, you won't be disappointed. The Owner and her staff make you feel special and welcome. A great change from the typical chains we all are familiar with. Thanks for a great evening!

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Statesville, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Food not consistent - veal piccata was not pounded, simply sauteed and served as tough beef. Other dishes were okay. When owner is present food is much better. High prices should always dictate high quality.

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Wlkesboro
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

We go to Statesville monthly and my husband is originally from there. Since we are normally there in the afternoon, we had tried twice to eat at Ristro's Place but they are closed in the afternoon as are a lot of restaurants in other towns. On the way back from Charlotte a week ago Friday and frazzled by the traffic,... More

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Minneapolis, MN
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Great yummy food! Nice location, nice people. They make all their food from the best possible sources, and it's fresh.

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Charlotte, NC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Slipping from the old days since the original owners are no longer a part of it. Good bar, but go somewhere else to eat.

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