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Marzano's Restaurant

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516 Garfield St S, Tacoma, WA 98444-3628
253-537-4191
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch with the girls

This resturant is two miles from my house, and we have never been dispointed for lunch or dinner! On Garfield St. a half block for Pacific Lutheran University so always make reservation for dinner as a popular place to dine! Nice variety of pasta and salads, nightly specials. Beer and wine served... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Valerie H
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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English first
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

This resturant is two miles from my house, and we have never been dispointed for lunch or dinner! On Garfield St. a half block for Pacific Lutheran University so always make reservation for dinner as a popular place to dine! Nice variety of pasta and salads, nightly specials. Beer and wine served! Friendly staff, old converted house, outside seating, weather... More 

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

In the Tacoma area, when I think of fine dining, I think of Stanley and Seafort's and Marzano's. While the physical establishments are very different, the food is similarly impressive. I've never had a bad meal at Marzano's. Until I had to go gluten-free, I adored their pasta, especially the ravioli. Even now, eating gluten-free, I can always find something... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is the go-to restaurant for PLU faculty and staff for years. Great Italian--more north than south--and a cozy atmosphere. Dinner is more formal than lunch.

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Tacoma, Washington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great option for hosting PLU visitors! Also a great romantic spot for date nights. Excellent food and service.

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Tacoma, Washington
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

not the greatest location but great food and service! loved the diverse menu, good wine list and attentive wait staff.

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Graham, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Been here many times over the years. Quaint location near a college campus, easy to miss when looking for it. We have NEVER been disappointed with the food! Because of the small facility, you will be dining in very close proximity to other tables, which can be bothersome to those looking for privacy and quiet dinners. However, all who come... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Don't miss Marzano's. Delightful little place. Great food, great service, nice selection of wines. Summer is great for sitting outdoors under the shade of their beautiful trees. As a Tacoma local, I visit Marzano's whenever I have a good excuse to get there! Great pick for a special occasion, but also excellent for entertaining out of town guests, or even... More 

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Manchester, Washington, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The location is nothing to write home about, but the service and the food far outweigh any niggles about the rather bland location. The salads were unique in flavor and large enough so that I felt full after lunch. Near PLU, which is a nice campus, this place abuts a large parking lot... blah. Our waitress was a tad scattered,... More 

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Richland, Washington
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Looking for something, anything, and with no info on the area used trip A to look for a place, start with #1 right... Yup this place I right where it should be! Peach with goat cheese app YES Gnocchi and lamb was great, but The pizza was better!!! After dinner split a sweet with your sweet and get a espresso... More 

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120 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This restaurant came recommended. But the evening we planned to eat here, no more reservations were available. But the lady on the phone said to just come--outdoor seating may be available. So we went and got lucky. The food was great. I loved the salad with the strawberry vinaigrette. The lasagna was good--just a bit soggy and cheesy--but I ate... More 

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Additional Information about Marzano's Restaurant

Address: 516 Garfield St S, Tacoma, WA 98444-3628
Phone Number: 253-537-4191
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 516 Garfield St S, Tacoma, WA 98444-3628
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 253-537-4191

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?