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1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4729
+1 563-556-9424
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4729
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

reminds me of the places my parents took me to when i was younger. old italian restaurant that hasn't been updated in decades with great food.

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We picked this place after a recommend from a store owner downtown. Boy, we could not have been happier with our experience. What a great time we had. Our waitress was so helpful and patient in helping us decide on our choices. Angelina was awesome...More

1  Thank Brad L
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Easy place to get lunch or dinner. My favorites are the Italian dishes. Very casual dining. Atmosphere is old fashioned and quaint.

Thank Go2FunFood
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

So in between events we knew we needed some thing to eat before we went on a happy hour cruise! Indecisive we remained committed to local establishments only when we are on vacation! We found marios! Very quaint clean and local! Service was prompt and...More

1  Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

From the moment we walked in the door we felt welcome and were made part the local crowd. The food was excellent and the portions were generous...we split a panzarati and didn't leave hungry!! Well worth the stop if you are in town.

Thank dlornquist
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I went here for supper with some friends and had great food and service. The waitress was knowledgeable of the food and gave us recommendations. The place itself could use a facelift but not a huge deal at all.

1  Thank Louise R
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I would like to have been able to give this restaurant a 5 star review because we love old, vintage restaurants with ambiance, but the food really wasn't great. We visit Dubuque several times a year and like trying new restaurants. Observations: * The place...More

Thank oceanfish058
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Parents of the groom to be recommended Mario's Family Restaurant. I was not disappointed. My husband ordered a pizza to split with our son. It was perfection. My daughter, and I both ordered the nightly special. We each received two pieces of catfish that were...More

Thank SallyJopipsqeek
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Service starts at the door and carries over to the meal, prep and price. The 60's setting remains from originally opened by Mario and Angelina, with wear and tear showing, but with a "Cheers" type atmosphere few care. The specialties include pork chops, pastas, and...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We lived in Dubuque for a short time back in the 90's and used to go to Mario's. It is a landmark in the city and a family owned restaurant. The food is amazing. Had the opportunity to go back last week and it did...More

Thank Pascale S
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11 April 2015|
Response from Susan W |
Marios is great. Best food ever !!! Are you having a bad day. Go to Olive Garden !!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4729
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-556-9424
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