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San Marco

Blackrod By Pass, Blackrod, Bolton BL6 5JH, England
+44 1257 475095
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (20 reviews)
“spare ribs” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Blackrod By Pass, Blackrod, Bolton BL6 5JH, England
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11 - 20 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 27 March 2017

The food was poor. 'Special' mushrooms were small, one of the two had little topping as it had clearly slid off, served on a comparatively large bed of rocket which overpowered rather than complimented. Ribs mostly fat, which was pointed out to the waitress who...More

Thank dml19732017
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Saturday night Bond theme 40th birthday The willows function room We arrived in tuxedo and evening gowns onto a very uneven car park . Which was unkept . It wasn't blocked paved or flagged Just pot holes in soil (crusher run ) This became worse...More

Thank Dorydawnd
Stefano M, Owner at San Marco, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your recent review, we appreciate all feedback however I wanted to make you aware that the team hasn't received an email hence you not receiving a reply as of yet. I ask that you could resend it to the events...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant, friendly staff, polite and very smiley! The food we had tonight was really good, big portions, tasted fab and nicely presented. Good wine and coffee too. We've been a few times now and never been disappointed.

2  Thank Alison T
Reviewed 19 February 2017

To say our meal was an embarrassment would be an understatement, we were a table of 4. One guest ordered a starter from the 'Specials' list and complained of the meal being overcooked, this again happen with another starter, as for the other 2 starters...More

Thank philcov27
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Saturday night 7.30, party of 8, fantastic food especially the chicken livers with chilli and onions starter. Great vino, perroni on draft. Super friendly and attentive staff.

1  Thank Smath7
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing meal at San Marco last night. The starter was divine black pudding and scallops which was light and tasty. I had sea bass and asparagus risotto which was perfection. My husband started with spicy garlic bread and his main was lamb...More

Thank Rubyspoppy
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I'm hoping that my experience was just bad luck, but on visiting recently, the staff couldn't find our booking initially. Having found us a table, we ordered starters and main courses. The starters were a mixed bag. The ribs were OK, but the soup was...More

Thank Trampus01
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal at San Marco this evening. All the staff were lovely from the moment we entered to when we left. Special shout out to Zac. Thank you for making our evening. Highly recommended this place.

1  Thank lappiloo
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Loved it! Pizzas are amazing, you can tell they put real care into their food. And the wine was also amazing.

1  Thank Adam P
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with a party of 13 for a birthday party. Service was ok waited for a starter and main as there wasnt enough room in the oven to do all the garlic breads/pizzas that our party ordered. Highlight was the birthday cake with the music

Thank lisatomo123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blackrod By Pass, Blackrod, Bolton BL6 5JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton  >  Blackrod
  • Phone Number: +44 1257 475095
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Italian restaurant and bar with a large function room popular for weddings. Situated on the A6 Blackrod Bypass, San Marco is an Italian restaurant and bar open for lunch and dinner every day and is warm and cosy with a rustic feel and original artwork adorning the walls. Diners can choose from an extensive selection of classic Italian dishes from the main menu, as well as from a special board which changes daily. Monday to Saturday lunchtimes we offer any Pizza, Pasta or Panini for £6.95. Sundays, there is a traditional roast and the wine list is all-Italian. Attached to the restaurant there is The Willows Function Room that can seat up to 120 people, has its own bar and toilets and is a popular choice for all kind of celebrations and events, including weddings. San Marco Restaurant is part of S M Restaurants NW Ltd which is incorporating La Roma Restaurant on Ringley Road, Stoneclough, Bolton and Cafe Italia on Moss Bank Way, Bolton.
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