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Mario's Pizza & Italian Restaurant

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422 S Main St, Forked River, NJ 08731-4641
+1 609-693-4349
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (14 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“mussels” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
422 S Main St, Forked River, NJ 08731-4641
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

We've passed this place plenty of times and finally decided to give it a try. There was a crowd waiting for takeout and the dining room was near full so it seemed promising. The dining room is small and the tables are uncomfortably close together....More

Thank K S
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Been here several times in the past year after driving by it for years. Food is always good and it's not over-priced. Great place to spend an evening; good food and a bottle of wine.

Thank 437rtimber418
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

As usual had fantastic meals and service! We always look forward to dinner out here. Tuesday through Thursday they offer a fantastic special soup, salad, choice of about 10 entrees, and dessert for $13.95.

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed August 10, 2017

A very nice BYOB place to eat, we primarily use Mario's for take out pies & dinners Have been going since the days of the $5 large pizza.

Thank SG171A
Reviewed July 25, 2017

This was our 1st visit and we were pleasantly surprised. Our waitress Jessica is a wonderful representation of the restaurant. The food to our delight was delicious. We are a bit fussy about food but will definitely be back. We came for the pizza and...More

Thank Gourmand101
Reviewed July 14, 2017

My husband and I got here around 7pm on a Thursday evening. We waited 15 minutes for a table as it was packed. The noise level was very high. Hard to hear each other speaking..We waited a good ten minutes for someone to take our...More

Thank Rosann G
Reviewed July 11, 2017

This byob features excellent Italian and seafood dishes in a varied menu. Pizza dishes also available in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Reasonable prices. Decor is minimal and it can be quite noisy when crowded. Weeknights are better for noise. Discounts or special pricing usually available...More

Thank Vikster101
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Pasta came to order hot steaming just the way it should be salad fresh wait staff very on the ball ! Reasonable menu pizza special s veal chicken shrimp ! Feels like eating at home !

Thank icepic67
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

One of the better pizza places around. We usually order pizza and antipasto or mussels which are always tasty. You can find coupons in the local val paks or magazines.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Got a salad here. It was delivered day and was huge. Salad fresh and crisp. Tasted good and chicken was fresh and soft. Well go again when in area.

Thank tom t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 S Main St, Forked River, NJ 08731-4641
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Forked River
  • Phone Number: +1 609-693-4349
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