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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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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
1733 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5306
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I like this place close to my house and nice options to select good portion sizes. my son and i went during mother day. I also went with my friend.

Thank shyamalaa2015
Reviewed 28 June 2017

While visiting Lexington, we got take-out from Mario's. It seems like a solid Italian restaurant. We had spaghetti, lasagne and pizza. All of the food was flavorful, tasted fresh, and wasn't too greasy. The portions are huge - we had plenty of leftovers. It was...More

Thank Christina04
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This diner was OK. You can even say decent. But calling this place a great place for Italian would be an overstatement. The staff was friendly, but when we asked them about Lexington's Revolutionary War era history, they couldn't help us. Very disappointing lack of...More

Thank theodore150
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Great pizza and chicken/veal parmesan in town! Great for take out. Rarely dining in, but always crowded.

Thank Customer2424
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Good quality italian food, cheap eats, quick service, on main street lexington. This is a classic family italian restaurant, many steps above any chain italian restaurant, only in new england. Loved it

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Very good food and serving size, good prices, friendly service. Located right along the main strip in Lexington, this was an excellent find for dinner.

Thank rakarp
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Which is classic cheap Italian food quick. Ohh and it's good to. My family can't get enough of it. I was never a spaghetti and meatballs guy until I ate here.

Thank Bhooved
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I grew up in Lexington. One place we always frequented was Mario's - slices of pizza or a sit down dinner or lunch. Went for a business trip in Burlington and just had to go back and try one of my old time favorites. It...More

Thank Cindy O
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Love their sauce. Very informal always good. Also buy our food there for functions. Same owner as jimmy so in Arlington, ma. Another always good restaurAnt.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have eaten at Mario's for many years, and always enjoyed it. It is often crowded at lunch and dinner time. You write your own name on a list and wait until they call you. Nothing fancy here - just good old red-sauce Italian and...More

Thank Dick C
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Lori F
20 May 2018|
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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