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1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“panzerotti” (29 reviews)
“pita bread” (13 reviews)
“veal” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001
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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.

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 7 May 2017

My wife & I visited Mario's for a Saturday lunch, based on a strong recommendation from a friend who grew up in Dubuque & on favorable reviews here. We were greeted by a friendly server, who told us to sit wherever we'd like. Her subsequent...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious , you can't go wrong! Eat at the bar or a table. Big portions. Very nice staff and in nice area with lots to do.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch or dinner. Enjoyable for couples or families. One of my daughters favorite places to eat! Authentic Italian food! Has a nice party room in lower level. Highly recommend.

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Sister in law picked this place for dinner. A group of nine of us. This place goes on and on. We were put in a back room, not too crowded. Lots on the menu. We ordered a couple of pizzas, seafood dinner(special of the day),...More

Thank MoonKnee
Reviewed 22 February 2017

OK, why do we go get Italian? Salad? No. Fish? Nope. Beer and a Brat? Naw. Italian means Sauce. Sauce and everything that's good in the world blanketed in Red Sauce and God's own herbs, garlic, olive oil....... You can close your eyes, and slowly...More

Thank Patti M
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Mario greeted our party of 7 when we arrived. Had a couple of coctails at the bar for starters. Good, friendly bar service. Reservations accepted for tables of 5 or more. Marios was not too packed. Ordered salads and they were quick. Panzerotti deluxe was...More

Thank Goodscout
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Been a customer for over 30 years, great food preparation and quality and portions (though over time veal has reduced to keep overall meal price down). Atmosphere is authentic 1960's, wish they used cloth napkins, and only item that keeps from a 5 is prices...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I just went asking for a Panzerotti to go, I asked Mario's panz deeply fried, it was good and enough for 2 people dinner and also onion rings were good even it is a Italian food restaurant, I took a beer while I was waiting...More

Thank Jaime G
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Questions & Answers
10 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: 563-556-9424
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