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Mario's Italian Cafe

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42104 Washington St, Indio, CA 92203-8163
+1 760-772-6100
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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24 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very disappointing, salads and pizza just ordinary:(. No particular attention in to the preparation. Won't go again

Thank Footslee
Diamond Bar, California
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261 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch and were not disappointed. Service was fast and friendly, and the food is always excellent.

Thank Kirk F
Riverside, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a gift card for Marios, so we went on Sunday. From the outside it looks like a typical Italian take out/dine in place. We were pleasantly surprised. I had the lunch special, two pieces of pizza and salad, my husband had pasta. My pizza was fresh, hot, and had plenty of pepperoni. My husband got a bowl of... More 

Thank Karen R
Tucson, Arizona
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191 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We love this place. We eat here every time we pass through the area which is several times a year. My husband loves the chicken Marsala. He gets the same dish every time. I change it up and all the dishes have been terrific. Great prices on wine, too. We have friends that live in the area and we meet... More 

Thank lbreves
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Just flew in to town and needed food. We found Maroi's close to our rental and hoped for the best. We had a great lunch. Pizza was fresh and tasty, nice crust cooked perfectly. Also tried the meatloaf parmigiana which was also good. Will be back on our next trip.

Thank Brian B
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Mario's has a patio where you can have dinner and bring your dog to dinner with you. Food is decent, good sized portions and reasonably priced. They offer smaller portions of most of the menu

Thank N619SBjayl
Hollywood, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

It's the best! The Mario's pizza has everything on it.... the salads are also delicious. Great happy hour.

Thank hollywoodbeauty
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Fabulous service, hot food and a "substantial" glass of red wine for $6.00. All the ingredients for a successful experience. Thank you, Mario's!

Thank Marilyn S
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Multiple locations in Coachella Valley. Where else can you get a large glass of wine for $5! Everything is good and the prices are great. I really like the antipasto salads for a lighter meal. Generous portions.

Thank John L
La Quinta, California
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260 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Mario's claims to sell the largest glass of wine in Cochella Valley. It is large but unless you like a very sweet white wine, stick to the 2 other reds offered. Remember, you wine snobs, these are "jug wines," to keep the cost down.The cheap price of $5 a glass is even better during happy hour-$3 a glass. They offer... More 

Thank Chris R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42104 Washington St, Indio, CA 92203-8163
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Indio
  • Phone Number: +1 760-772-6100

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