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“all over great experience!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of J Marinara's - CLOSED

J Marinara's
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: There phone # 520-989-3654
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
“all over great experience!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2012

First time there. They immediately accepted our Groupon. Our server, Todd, was really helpful, happy and polite. We had two different main meals. Both great flavor, appearance and quantity. We had the best calamari (and big portion) as appetizer. Definitely recommended.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Ana S
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English first
Tombstone, Arizona
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“J Marinaras - Excellent Service, Wonderful Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012

Four of us went to J Marinara's for a birthday Dinner. We had never been there before and all ordered something different from each other.
We ordered Diablo Penne Pasta with creamy lobster sauce--topped with shrimp, Lobster Ravioli, Chicken Marsala and the mixed seafood dinner. Every meal was absolutely delicious. The marinara sauce as well as the Tiaramisu were the best I've ever had.
The portions were more than adequate. Three of us took home leftovers.
We went there with a Groupon coupon, but definitely go back when wanting great Italian food.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank The_Wanderers15
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Oro Valley, Arizona
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great food and close to home!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2012

I had almost given up on this restaurant under previous ownership but these guys nailed it and know what they are doing. Reasonably priced, superb staff and great dishes in a casual but very nice setting.

Visited May 2012
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1 Thank Wade B
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Tucson, Arizona
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Don't miss out on this incredible gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2012

Our favorite little local Italian restaurant closed last year and we have been search of a replacement ever since. We found it in J Marinara's! Heard about them through a Groupon offer and gave them a try. When trying a new Italian restaurant, I always judge them by their marinara sauce. If they can make a good marinara, the rest is bound to be good. I had spaghetti & meatballs and my husband had sausage with penne and vodka sauce. All I can say is...OMG! Both dishes exceeded our expectations. We moved on to dessert, the tiramisu, of course! It is definitely in the top 3 of the best tiramisu I've ever had. Our server Todd was attentive and entertaining. Be sure to ask for him when you go.

  • Visited June 2012
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1 Thank tucson2403
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Tucson, Arizona
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210 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Decent food average price friendly service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2012

Stopped in for dinner and was one of three dinner party's. Service was very good but our meal was average. Bland . We've been before and it's been up and down. Too much turn over with kitchen staff seems to have effected quality of the food. Not consistent. Prices are fair, portions adequate just lacked flavor.

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Thank Loomin8
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