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Mario's Italian Restaurant

1733 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5306
+1 781-861-1182
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“baked ziti” (17 reviews)
“meat sauce” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
1733 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5306
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on a Sunday around 6 p.m. and it was very busy -- about a 25-minute wait. Once we were seated we were given delicious warm bread right away, and our drinks were served shortly thereafter. One of us got something we didn't...More

Thank BigGeorge1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The food is great, large amounts, and reasonably priced. There is a friendly, casual atmosphere. Love the take out too!

Thank hoponatrain
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Mario’s a few times. Prices are extremely reasonable. If you are looking for average italian food, not home made but priced right.

Thank roxyrockette
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Staying down in the area this weekend and we were looking for a decent place to eat. Saw the reviews and it sounded like Mario's would fit the bill. We had the four grandchildren with us from 4 to 11 years old. So pasta is...More

Thank mainiac1957
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Excellent meal and atmosphere. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. Their ziti plate is fantastic.

Thank Al B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Owned, I believe, by the same people who owned the much-lamented Luigis in Bedford, the food is delicious! I love the meat sauce, and their fabulous ziti is enough for at least two meals. The chicken parm is loaded with gooey mozzarella and also marvelous...More

Thank Holly22
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Went with family and friends for the first time last week while visiting Waltham. The food was great and authentic. There was lots of it and it came out fast as well. The total cost of the meal was also very reasonable and it was...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in town to visit some of the historic spots. Wanted something substantial but without a high price for lunch. Found Mario's and was happy I did. Tried their spin on baked ziti and it was excellent. Service was fine and there were many options...More

Thank Pedro S
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This is quite a small restaurant and I was expecting to have to wait for dinner on a Saturday. We wrote our name down in their guest book and we were called us in about 5 minutes. Everything on the menu is reasonably priced and...More

Thank Ashleigh M
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This place is a staple in Lexington, been here for many years and enjoyed by locals and tourist alike. Food is always good , hot, and fast service, and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank Wanda G
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Questions & Answers
Lori F
20 May 2018|
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Response from Shelly S | Reviewed this property |
They do take out but not delivery.
7 April 2018|
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Response from travelercamper | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a large municipal parking lot directly in the rear (requires meter charge) . There also is an entrance from the rear directly from the parking lot.
Paula W
19 January 2017|
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Response from Recumbent_Tourer | Reviewed this property |
When we visited in August of 2016, we had their Chianti, which was good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1733 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5306
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-861-1182
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