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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is THE place to go to celebrate an occasion, to meet important people in your life, or to have an intimate dining experience. The specials are all creatively arranged with the desire to bring nuance to traditional dishes, and welcome surprises to the diner....For example, the polenta appetizer was set in a wonderful salad with truffle oil. The ravoli were stuffed with cheese and topped with truffles. We had the Chilean sea bass, and it was a special for the night. The fish was delicate, fresh and lightly spiced. The desserts are to die for. This is memorable dining, with an attentive staff, wonderful food and a beautiful ambiance. Go here!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed July 4, 2020

Went with my wife for our anniversary for the first time. We did not know where we wanted to go that was different so we did a bit of research. The reviews were all very good to excellent especially with regard to atmosphere. We took...a stab at it. We are happy we did. Though it does not look like much from the outside, on the inside it was absolutely true. The owner does meet you personally at your table if not at the door and the music they play in the background is both peaceful and pleasant. So nice to go to a place where the music did not require you to raise your voice to be heard even w me being a bit hard of hearing especially to background noice. The decor is very nice for lack of a better term at the moment. And the food selection was unique. So much so that it got us both to purchase desserts even though we had not intended to. The food itself that we had was either Very good to excellent. I’d highly recommend this place though it is a bit pricey. Still I have been in pricier ones but few, if any, that were better.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed October 31, 2019

Frank greets you at the door. His wife & all are all working just as hard to make your meal, the best. The intimate dining...delicious wines...breads make us feel like we're in a small town in Italy. Their seafood is fresh and wonderful. Steaks are...also prepared perfectly.There is not a salad that we don't love. Thank you Frank.....but especially Mrs. Grimaldi...the chef!!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

My husband brought me here for my birthday in April. We enjoyed a fantastic dinner. Fast forward 6 months and we decided to see if this establishment was consistent and made reservations for our wedding anniversary. From the greeting by Mr. Grimaldi and friendly wait...staff to the most amazing menu selection; it was a perfect evening. When compared to the other “Top Italian Restaurants” in the area, San Marco’s is in a league of its own. Definitely the place to go for a special occasion. However, we may just stop in again when we are in the mood for a great meal.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

Well deserved certificate of excellence! A very warm welcome and great actually no, Amazing! Food. Can't recommend this place highly enough, A proper Italian restaurant!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

From the greeting at the door to the final goodbye, the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Then there’s the food! Home baked bread is served warm at the beginning of your meal. We had an oxtail pasta starter that was beyond delicious. The Bolognese was...just right and had a little sweetness to it. We all had veal dishes for the main course. I didn’t taste the others but my Vitello Nona Was excellent. Loved the gelato and biscotti too!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

I love this place because it's everything one could expect in a sophisticated, understated, family run Italian Restaurant. You will dine in a comfortable room with white table cloths, an attentive host, and a delicious varied menu. The prices are similar to less impressive area...establishments.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2019

Our 50th anniversary party for 15 people in the wine room was perfect. GREAT food with attentive service and old friends made San Marcos the perfect place for our affair. Thank You!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

Our table of four was very pleased with our friendly and professional waitress, inviting atmosphere and high quality food. We were greeted by the owner and seated promptly. Fresh and crisp greens in both the Caesar and arugula salads. The Italian bread was freshly baked...and yummy (we could have easily eaten a whole loaf!). One guest ordered the Filet mignon, another the strip steak. Both said they were tender and delicious. My husband opted for one of the evening specials, venison, served medium rare. He loved it! I went for the red snapper that was grilled and served with a fennel and fresh tomato reduction. Very tasty but a little on the salty side. All entrees came with roasted potatoes and fresh carrots, zucchini and yellow squash. Our guests had room for dessert and ordered the warmed apple pie served with vanilla ice cream and whipped cream. They devoured their plates. Restrooms are clean, ample Parking. Although a little pricey, it’s worth it. We will definitely return.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

We have been going for years. We visit often, it is always good. The sauces are the best. Service is very friendly.

Date of visit: May 2019
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not likely allowed since they have their own wine cellar and they are strict on rules
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San Marco Ristorante is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 5