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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%
Travellers talk about
“chicken parm” (18 reviews)
“pizza” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
1733 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5306
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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
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Nice spot for Italian food that is served quickly. We always get the same thing, don't look at menu. Small antipasto salad with house, Veal Parma and Chicken Park - take home leftovers for next day. Enjoy the meat sauce, great service. Not a fancy...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 21 February 2017

i was so looking forward to their Baked Ziti but I think I ordered it wrong as I got it with their Meat Sauce and I didn't like it. I should have gotten their Marinara Sauce, I bet it would have been better. The chicken...More

Thank joanobie
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's an Italian family restaurant, the serving is big, the food is taste, the service is OK and the price is great. The restaurant locate in Lexington center, is one of the oldest one in town. Not a fancy place but a good place to...More

Thank hsunmeih
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great family dining. Italian basic menu, but everything is prepared well and moderately priced. Lasagna, eggplant parm and pizzas are very good.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Big portions, great prices and yummy garlic bread make for a great meal at this Lexington spot. Been there for years. You will never leave hungry or disappointed after chicken parm, great meatballs and pasta with red sauces and thick cheese. Be prepared to wait....More

Thank Maklot25
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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
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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