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Marzano's Restaurant

516 Garfield St S, Tacoma, WA 98444-3628
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Ranked #1 of 673 Restaurants in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Spokane, Washington, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My coworker and I came over from a conference held at PLU. It is a quaint little house still divided into separate rooms were tables have been set up throughout.The service was very professional, however, it did take quite a while to get our pizzas. We had a great time anyway. Just know that it is a restaurant you will... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
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182 reviews 182 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

48th anniversary dinner for 2 based on good rating. Blown away! Mussels with white cream sauce to start, seafood in sauce over squid ink (black) pasta, swordfish, 2 coffees and one dessert plus bottle of WA champagne for $104 + tip and tax. Sauces on the entrees and mussels were flavorful beyond description. Never had anything this good before including... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Amazing. Had mussels to die for as an appetizer. Also, had burrata, beets, heirloom tomatoes and pesto. I can't explain how great it was. Also had the seafood pasta and boscaiola with wild mushrooms 10 out of 10. Favorite meal of all time.

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Bonney Lake, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Dined with friends for lunch. Offerings are a bit pricey. Hot sheet items were good. The butternut squash soup was very tasty. Thick, creamy and well seasoned. My house salad with balsamic house dressing was the best I've tasted lately garnished with thin slices of watermelon radish. Mahi on a luncheon salad had a NOSE to it. May have been... More 

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Kingston, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We ate here on our way back from a day at Mt Ranier. We found it online and were hoping for something a little different that the "chain" type of restaurant. What a wonderful suprise. The food was wonderful, the service was prompt and attentive and the atmosphere was very intimate and romantic. Loved it and will go back definately!... More 

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ann arbor, mi
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We took a detour off the hwy to visit this resturant while in route to Napa. We were not disappointed in the least. We depend on Trip Advisior reviews often and the ratings are spot on! The place is darling and decorated with eclectic Euro charm and has an impressive collection of Sid Dickens Tiles for me ( a Sid's... More 

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203 reviews 203 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

After living in the area for more than three years, I FINALLY made my way to Marzano's, and the restaurant did NOT disappoint! In fact, my first dining experience made SUCH an impact that I returned just over a week later for a second dinner that was EQUALLY enjoyable! The restaurant is totally unassuming, but elegant at the same time.... More 

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Kent, Washington
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138 reviews 138 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I reviewed Marzano's a few years ago, but felt compelled to re-review after visiting Marzano's last night. Everything was perfect or almost. The Caesar salad was "real" Caesar salad - i.e., not some bottled dressing on romaine - but it was drowning in dressing. The lasagna was excellent as was the papardelle bolognese (sp?). Oh, and also the cheese antipasto... More 

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Astoria oregon
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976 reviews 976 reviews
609 restaurant reviews
431 helpful votes 431 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The olive oil served here is outstanding. One of the treats in Europe is the bread and olive oil. Here, they do a good job of capturing this treasure, I addition to great pastas chicken, seafood and all the sauces that are available here. Food is very good and worth the trip. Recommend? Yes. Return? Yes.

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Gig Harbor, WA
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I have been going to Marzano's for years and it by far one of our favorite restaurants. The food is great and the Owner, Elisa, is always there to be of service to you. The atmosphere is great for a romantic dinner for two or a group of six.

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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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