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Mario's Italian Restaurant

1733 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5306
+1 781-861-1182
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“baked ziti” (17 reviews)
“meat sauce” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (35 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
1733 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5306
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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
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is a basic inexpensive restaurant lacking in frills, but with a few wonderfully well prepared Italian favorites on their menu. The waitresses are amazingly gracious and fast moving for a restaurant where things move quickly. This is not a place to "dine", but is...More

1  Thank partx
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Meals were excellent. Service excellent. Have been here 3 times in the past 2 months. Took relatives from Georgia and they really enjoyed the entire meal. Took friends from Florida and the raved about the meal, meat sauce and the excellent prices. I will go...More

Thank travelercamper
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Best Baked Zitti, I ordered 2 trays and was a big crowd pleaser for our annual Meeting, we added a big salad, everyone brought a desert. EASY way to host a meeting.

Thank A281KLsusank
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This is a little restaurant yet obviously popular with the locals. It was a bit of a wait for our table, 20-30 minutes on a Saturday evening, but totally worth it. While we waited we chatted with someone who comes here on a regular basis...More

Thank Diana F
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the food, portions were quite large. Our waitress was helpful and friendly. Reasonably priced restaurant. The weather outside was sunny and the restaurant was very dark.

Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The food is good, the prices reasonable and the portions large. I have been going to Mario's since the late 70's and I have never been disappointed. there are no reservations taken but when you get to the restaurant you write your name in the...More

Thank helenad346
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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
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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