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Mario's Italian Restaurant

1733 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5306
+1 781-861-1182
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicken parm” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (34 reviews)
“ziti” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
1733 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5306
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter and I were in Lexington for a funeral, and the night before, we looked to TripAdvisor for information on restaurants in the area. We needed something good but casual. My 14-yr-old daughter had been dressed up for hours for the visitation at the...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Italian comfort food in a quaint setting where time has stood still. Been coming here for 30+ years and it's a place run by nice people who just want their customers to be happy. Perfect spot for family dinners on a Friday night, whether it's...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for dinner after a two year hiatus and were immediately reminded why we have loved this place for 30 years. We’ve moved away but every time we go back we head straight to Mass Avenue in Lexington to enjoy amazingly affordable, huge portions...More

1  Thank Ontheroadagain449
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Mario’s is the place to go in Lexington for traditional Italian food. It’s been part of the Lexington landscape for over 40 years and locals still go there to get together with friends.

Thank Shelly S
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I work in downtown Lexington and Mario's is my lunch splurge on payday. Chicken parm with raviolis. YUMMO! It is always so good and the bread is the best!

2  Thank Christine L
Reviewed 2 March 2018

On our way to Ireland, we were stopped by the early March storm which grounded planes, and we found a place to stay in Lexington, MA. As it was late when we got in, we needed a quick dinner and Mario's was on a recommended...More

2  Thank Imelda49
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Massive portions of home cooked goodness at seriously reasonable prices. Large variety of pasta and pizza dishes, with salads and appetizers on offer as well. Friendly family wait staff will take care of you and hold the press - they are now licensed so the...More

1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Right smack-dab in the heart of the birthplace of America [[ Lexington, Massachusetts]] sits a hidden gem that is known by locals in the area as a staple of the community..... Mario's is down home comfort foot that grandma used to make......Italian style of course.The...More

1  Thank jdearman77
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great prices, great portions in this small restaurant in downtown Lexington. I have been going there for over 40 years. Family friendly as well, with child dishes available.

Thank karlmA8675PA
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

The usual Italian East coast style food. Good service, decent prices and fast. All you need when there's no time to cook at home.

Thank Camikasia
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
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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