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“Never Disappointed” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mario's Italian Restaurant

Mario's Italian Restaurant
2740 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-4116
585-271-1111
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Ranked #72 of 1,107 Restaurants in Rochester
Price range: $20 - $50
Cuisines: Italian, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: I-590
Transit: RTS Bus #7, within 400 feet
Description: Experience a true taste of Italy tonight. Voted Rochester's best Italian Restaurant and Rochester's best brunch. At Mario's you are not just a customer, you are our special guest.
Rochester, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Never Disappointed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We've been dining at Mario's since they opened several years ago and have never been disappointed. When they say in their ads "you are our special guest" they mean it!! It's not just an ad campaign. The food is wonderful and the service matches the quality of the food. The owners go out of their way to always make us feel special. For that reason we have become regular guests over the years and always look forward to every visit. Going to Marios for dinner is like having dinner with family.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Merrimack, New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Excellent Food, Good Service.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Using Open Table I made a reservation at Mario’s for a Friday dinner. My wife and 2 adult daughters arrived about 15 minutes early and our table was ready. Although the parking lot had a lot of cars, there did not appear to be anybody waiting for tables. My wife and I each had the Tour of Italy, Lasagna, Pasta Alfredo, and Chicken parm. The daughters each had the Gnocchi. The food was excellent and more than we could finish. Even though we were full we could not pass on a desert. We order 1 desert to share. We had the chocolate layer cake. It was huge and came with ice cream. It was all we could do to finish it. The cake was exceptional and I highly recommend it if you like chocolate cake, but plan to share, it is too big for the average person. The service was also very good. The prices are rather high, but not out of line given the quality and quantity of the food. Although the decor was nice and the seating comfortable, the place was somewhat noisy and busy. It was fine for what we wanted this Friday, but might not be right for a quiet intimated dinner with a SO.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rochester, New York
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“first time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

beautiful place my wife had tour of italy lots of food for 17.95 amd yes we took some home I had veal parmigiano with garlic & cheddar smashed potato the best potato ever and i had to try the meat ball good ok now the only bad newes was the veal to thin and over done maybe dont smash it to thin next time prime rib smashed potato . and not to forget leah she was great kevin & vickie

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Henrietta, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Food was wonderful, waitress was very friendly. Lots of seafood in both our pasta dishes. A little on the noisy side , but is was a Friday evening. will definitely go back!

Visited May 2013
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Rochester, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Always good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We have been to Mario's over the past 10 years and have enjoyed every meal there. We have even used their banquet room for our wedding reception. I recommend Sunday brunch too!

Visited August 2012
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