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Mario's Italian Restaurant

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3073 E Clear Lake Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-6012
+1 217-523-2211
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Springfield, Illinois
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1,002 reviews
641 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very good place for take our pizza and a step above the chain places Good service and reasonable prices

Thank Clevlander
Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We ate at the 11 am - 2 pm lunch buffet while visiting Springfield on a family trip. We like to try local places while we are on trips and we were pleased with this one. If we lived in Springfield we would be regulars at Mario's. Mario's lunch buffet features a salad bar, nachos with meat and cheese, ravioli... More 

Thank coltswin
Sandusky, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We were passing through and decided to try Marios. We ordered build your own pasta and chicken tenders. The food was delicious!! Michelle was our waitress and the service was outstanding. We've been on a cross country road trip for a few weeks and this is the best service we've had. She was waiting on several tables, yet she was... More 

Thank mslyss
Texas Panhandle
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99 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Ate here while working in the area; had dinner one evening. Wait person was great - friendly and helpful. Husband had Chicken Parm and I had pizza. Both were very good. Salad was okay though if they are gonna use bagged lettuce they should rinse and spin it before serving (nobody does, but it sure makes it taste fresher). We... More 

Thank Cobwebs11
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

They have very good thin crust pizza as well as a great Italian food selection. the fact you can order which ever pasta paired with what ever sauce you want is the best. The staff is fast friendly and attentive.

Thank Robert G
Springfield, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Very attentive waiter made suggestions he was very happy to answer questions we had about the menu the food was very good and a good value and I will return soon

Thank 23angelren
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255 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

two locations to enjoy.The Lasagna is meaty and more sauce than other places I have been to.It`s really good.The lunch buffet is hit and miss.never ending pizza with a wide variety of toppings.some of the pasta was very good and some poor.service was good and friendly.

Thank Jeff M
Springfield, Illinois
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Been going there since I was a kid. Always enjoyed it. Never had a bad meal there. Friendly staff and cool atmosphere. The pizza is close to perfect. My husband snd son say they have the Best taco pizza. It's not my thing so I'll take their word for it. The Lasagna, Italian Cheese Bread, and Chef Salad are my... More 

Thank Alaina H
Mexico, Missouri
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Very tasty Italian cuisine, including pasta dishes, meat and non-meat sauces, a nice variety of pizza, fresh salad bar with good toppings... all at very moderate prices.

Thank JimGoes49
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent bargain if you are looking for a great Italian lunch buffet. Soups, salads, pizza, pasta. All of it great. Nice wait staff. Fast. Hot. Room for groups as well as singles. Bottom line...yummy!

Thank IllinoiaRed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3073 E Clear Lake Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-6012
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-523-2211

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?