I had the special that was steak on frites basically a nice steak with shoestring fries on top. Everybody's food look delicious. Nice quaint ambiance
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Their pastas are incredible, especially the special raviolis, also really excellent salads; great wine list, and impeccable service. Reservations highly recommended.
The food, ambiance and entertainment are excellent. HOWEVER, the service is terrible! We were at the table an hour and half before our order was taken. They don't serve bread until the order is taken! Some of our party watched a server constantly wiping his...More
This is Riverside's finest restaurant, bar none. The food selections are fantastic (where else can one find venison in Riverside?!), the wines superb, the atmosphere luxurious, the service is top of the line, and evening entertainment wonderful. One would be hard pressed to find anything...More
Anna was our server last night - outdoor seating on the sidewalk. She was great- perfect timing and knew how to not interrupt a conversation. I appreciate that. Knew the dishes and specials like the back of her hand. Great Manhattans- with soaked cherries, thank...More
Almost every dish comes with mushrooms. I hate mushrooms, so take this into account. I ordered spaghetti. It was overly salted. Not much in the way of traditional Italian is available. The guy in our party who likes mushrooms cleaned his plate. No one else...More
The food is great, the service is wonderful and the ambiance is delightful. Reservations are a must as they are always very busy. I highly recommend it for special occasions as the event will be so memorable.
We stayed at the Mission Inn and Mario's Place is right across the street. It was very convenient to just walk across the street especially when the whole block around the Mission Inn is closed off to traffic during the Christmas/New Year's season for the...More
We went to celebrate New Year's Eve this year at Mario's Place in downtown Riverside. What an outstanding and top notch dinner experience ! Every bite from the first course to last course was a journey to gourmet food heaven. Service was great. We were...More
Although my sister worked at Mario's from their early beginnings on Magnolia Ave., I haven't been for YEARS. Portions small & prices high and wasn't worth it for me. HOWEVER, we went for a birthday party & I would definitely go back. The service was...More