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“Good food, varied menu” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mario's Ristorante

Mario's Ristorante
Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
604-881 3775
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Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Port Talbot
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Good food, varied menu”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The choice of food in this restaurant was very good, Malaysian, western and even Mexican, we had fajitas one night and fish on the other, both delicious. The wines were good and so were the deserts. On our first visit we had a tirimasu which the lady of the house told us she had prepared herself and on our second visit we had Crepes Suzette prepared at the table, mine host is a bit of a showman. We spent 2 lovely evenings there and had we been staying in Penang for longer we would have gone back again. Not the cheapest of meals but we like to sit and linger over good food and wine and this restaurant fitted the bill admirably.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Ants in pizza”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

Do not eat here, I ordered a pizza from here and I found ants in the pizza disgusting. It was the worst experience since I have been in Malaysia.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Farallon, Panama
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
“Amazing Italian Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Great restaurant, great service and awesome food. Not cheap, but worth the rings. We had the Salmon and Salmon Pasta Dishes, shared the ceasar salad, cocktails, coffee and shared the wonderful cheesecake for dessert. The waiters are very professional and the food comes as westerners expect, at the right time together!!! Would definitely return here for another visit on this trip and recommend it to anyone looking for great food and service. Very nice air coned restoran.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Luton, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“Tranquil”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Have eaten here it is well cared for and you will feel welcomed, wide menu we had a chicken dish and a Mexican dish which were well cooked and presented. Service was as you would expect in this part of the world, price wise it was comparable to other restaurants in the area. Would recommend it especially if you want a romantic meal.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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argyll
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“good steaks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

All the food is very good although a little more expensive than other local restaurants.
Steaks are really tasty

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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