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Zio Mario's

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1 Mowbray Tce, East Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4169, Australia
(07) 3393 1033
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 6
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  • 2
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Family Fav

This has been a favorite italian cafe/rest of our for many years, Very friendly, efficient service, fresh pasta sauces, great Italian salads. Recommend to friends for sure!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2012
grahamjuls
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Noosa, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although my wife and I dine at Zio Mario's regularly and the menu remains relatively static, there always seems to be something a little bit more special about each visit. A relatively recent innovation is a choice of 5 different pasta dishes with various sauces. They come as a main meal only but there's no problem if you want to... More 

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Thank RonCathy2013
Saint-Chinian, France
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

A lazy Saturday evening, a bit peckish, lets try that Italian place at East Brisbane. Basic, very noisy inside, every second word from the lady who ran it was "love", yes love, ok love, and we did. Now any place can have an off night but this night was good. Simple, hearty Italian fare that took me back 30 years.... More 

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Thank Guy P
Brisbane, Australia
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121 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We go here fortnightly since discovering this little gem. The food is like Nonna made. Pasta is outstanding, staff are good fun and knowledgeable....and they remember you which is always a good thing in my book. I often recommend this place if you are wanting good Italian food.

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Thank CharlieGirlAU
Brisbane, Australia
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238 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

We are locals and eat at Zio Marios occasionally and often get takeaway. The service is sometimes friendly and they do not cater for children when you dine in so we generally go with the takeaway option. The pasta is delicious and the pizzas are alwas cooked to perfection. I highly recommend the Capricosa and the Ham and Pineapple Pizzas.

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Thank Angela R
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This layed back restaurant provides delicious home style Italian food. The arancini balls are so good. I personally love the pasta, but the pizzas are good too with different sizes available. Worth a try.

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Thank nics030
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

as usual the best Italian food at a reasonable price.Easy parking and friendly service.well worth a visit.

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2 Thank bridgee696
Brisbane, Australia
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

A favourite restaurant of ours. Service always prompt and efficient. Very generous servings of food excellently prepared. Pizzas are superb, and if you want something hot and tasty try their pasta a la puttanesca. Also, the opportunity to sample one of Sharon's home-made desserts is a treat that should not be missed, especially the tiramisu. Good idea to book if... More 

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1 Thank RonCathy2013
Australia
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Brought my child 1 medium ham & cheese pizza - very ordinary for some tomato sauce, a handful of shredded Bacon and cheese $16.90. They need to review their pricing - probably the reason they are quiet so often

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Thank nickolic
Noosa, Australia
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

This has been a favorite italian cafe/rest of our for many years, Very friendly, efficient service, fresh pasta sauces, great Italian salads. Recommend to friends for sure!

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Thank grahamjuls
London
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

god local spot for pizza and pasta. Friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Mowbray Tce, East Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4169, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: (07) 3393 1033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?