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Mario's Place

3646 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501-3309
+1 951-684-7755
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“corn soup” (4 reviews)
“veal chop” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3646 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501-3309
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Reviews (210)
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I ate there once since they opened. It was good but expensive and almost too eccentric. Portions small and food very rich.

Thank suzansuz4sure
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Years ago Mario's was high class 4 star. Intimate and the best quality cuisine in Riverside... but that was 1980 and 1990. Was taken here for a couples dinner and was not happy. Too loud, more family than couples place. Quality of service and flavor...More

Thank Trina W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The interior is very nice, the bar area would be a great spot to meet someone for a drink and small bite. Drinks were well done. The overall atmosphere both bar and dining area have a nice upscale feel to it. After drinks we had...More

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I really liked this dining experience, the food was superb and I had some really attentive and friendly waiters.

Thank Frosti G
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Place was OK. I had a heard a lot about this so decided to take my gusts from Florida who were staying across the street at Mission Inn. I found the place overrated. Food was OK. Prices were high. Service was OK. I do not...More

Thank Rakesh A
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Riverside has some lovely small and romantic restaurants and this is number 1. The food menu is from little Italy. They make one of the top restaurant every year in Riverside. They have the best corn soup (30.00) in the UNIVERSE. Try it once you...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I had to update my review of my favorite restaurant because I usually sit at the bar and have dinner and drinks or is it drinks and dinner. Tonight it was different, we ate in the dining room! From the hostess who seated us to...More

Thank craig g
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Mario's Place is a must in Riverside, CA. We had a wonderful meal and the service was second to none. I don't often have business or a reason for a visit to Riverside, but I will make a special trip to Mario's Place at the...More

Thank reginachellew
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Mario's Place is a right across the street from the Mission Inn which made it very convenient after I finished up a work event. I came for the food, the first trip, but came back for the drinks. Three words - Makers Mark Manhattan. Perfectly...More

Thank CMFM
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We lived in Riverside for five years, and our favorite restaurant was always Mario's. We returned this month and were delighted to see the restaurant. The chef came to our table and we talked about the great times we had there with our Riverside friends....More

Thank Double G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35 - US$ 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 1:30 AM
5:30 PM - 1:30 AM
5:30 PM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3646 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501-3309
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-684-7755
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