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Marzano's Restaurant

516 Garfield St S, Tacoma, WA 98444-3628
253-537-4191
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Ranked #3 of 655 restaurants in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Seattle
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

This is our favorite restaurant in Tacoma, because we have never been disappointed with our meal. The food is always delicious and it's a reasonable price (not expensive, but not cheap). This is where we go for a special meal (anniversaries, birthdays, etc.) because we can always count on a delicious meal. I do wish that they would serve the... More

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California
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Wonderfully charming inside and out. Greeted by a friendly host and seated immediately with reservation. I was alone and they didn't sit me at some card table near the exit. Thank you. Served incredibly fresh bread with good quality EVOO at the table. The menu is a treasure chest of great food and drink. I love this menu: Spaghetti, pappardelle,... More

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Seattle, WA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A local favorite for decades, the food and flavor at Marzano keeps us coming back. With many business lunches and dinners here, I've had the opportunity to try just about everything on the menu. I love the authentic flavor and attention to detail at Marzano's. Food has always come out hot and accurate, and whether it's pizza, a salad, or... More

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Dupont, Washington
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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We had been going to Marzano's once in awhile for special occasions, generally with very good experiences. However, this will probably no longer be the case. My wife had reserved a window table for my birthday. Unfortunately, the table was given away just before we got there to a loud obnoxious couple. Yielding to loud squeaky wheels always bothers me.... More

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Washington state
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We have eaten at Marzano's several times over the last few years. It seems to me that the food just keeps getting better. We went there about 2 weeks ago with friends. I truly felt it was one of the best meals I have ever had. My wife and I had the Chicken Scaloppini. Our friends had the scallops and... More

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Port Orchard, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Beyond Good! We like to get two entrees, and trade off and on through-out the meal!! We especially love the lasagna and the fettucini.

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Washington/ Moorea
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59 reviews 59 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Hers 4/29 Mine 5/5 Started at 45 and now we are up to 159 From shared Appetizer to Main Dish then shared Dessert the meal was outstanding. The service was excellent. The wine list is extensive. Yes the tables are close together but always remember the restaurant is housed in former house. Even with my hearing aids we were able... More

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Sammamish, Washington
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111 reviews 111 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Had lunch with family at Marzano's when dropping off our son to PLU. The place is very nice and comfortable, service is attentive and efficient. We found the food from appetizers to dessert very high quality, well presented and made with fresh ingredients. Excellent wine selection too. Will come back when in town!

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Olympia, WA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I was looking for a nice spot for dinner in Tacoma after a visit to the Glass Museum with some out of town friends and selected Marzano after some research on-line. One of my friends is vegetarian and Marzano's menu had a couple of good-looking options. The restaurant is right next to Pacific Lutheran, has some parking out back, and... More

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Auburn, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We had a great experience at Marzano's! The menu is varied and offers original takes on familiar favorites. Everyone in our party loved their choice. The homemade pasta was perfect. The restaurant is styled after a cozy home, so the atmosphere is warm and intimate. The excellent service was attentive and not intrusive.

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