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Mario's Italian Restaurant

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1510 Bay Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3152
+1 609-398-0490
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Cloquet, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

When we travel we enjoy finding and eating at local non franchised cafes and restaurants. Usually we rely on TripAdvisor and the reviews we read; Mario's Italian Restaurant was found this way. As soon as we walked into Mario's we could tell it was our kind of place. Luckily for us we visited Ocean City just after the busy season... More 

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Ocean View, Hawaii
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Wow! We had more than we could possibly eat, and it was good too. The pizza looked good, but all of us ordered off the extensive menu. Wonderful stuffed pastas and a great "fra diablo" sauce. Salad and bread basket included. Had to use the take home boxes as we couldn't finish.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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693 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Mario's makes real NY style pizza and they offer vegan cheese. Mario himself came out and talked with us and he was very excited about the vegan cheese offering, as he gets a lot of customers who request it. The pizza was excellent - our friend had traditional pizza with real cheese and sausage, and we had veggie pizza with... More 

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Long Island City, New York
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Mario's on Bay Avenue in Ocean City NJ not only has great pizza, but great sandwiches too. I tried the roast pork sub on Saturday and went back for their chicken parmesan sub on Sunday. Both very good. I recommend Mario's.

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Maryland
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Mario's has been around for a while in several locations in Ocean City. I used to eat there when they were in a small strip mall off of 16th street 35 years ago and they had the best pizza then and they have the best pizza now! Of course there are hoagies and cheesteaks and all sorts of Italian fair... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I've always had a great meal here. Open year round, with authentic Italian food. Large portions and specials every night. Try the rice pudding for dessert.

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Auburn, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Very good Italian food! Good service and decent pricing. I had the shrimp and scallop primavera and it was enough for 3 days; same with my husbands seafood dish. So yummy!

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Villanova, PA
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I had take out so I can't comment on the service or ambiance but the take out was very good. I ordered plain spaghetti and meatballs and fried calamari, my normal test of an Italian restaurant. The calamari was one of the best I have had. The spaghetti and meatballs were also good but I didn't realize how good they... More 

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Atco, New Jersey
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I am here for my job at least 2 times a week for lunch. They have awesome lunch specials that you can't beat on the island and the food is really good. Only problem with this place is the waiter that's always here has an attitude every time you asked for a side of blue cheese or a piece of... More 

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Port Carbon Pa.
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We vacation in Jersey every year and no matter where, always make the trip to Marios! I am a little biased here because Marios was originally in my hometown of Minersville Pa. Food is very good and service is excellent! Pizza is still the best around! Also very good Italian dishes. Make sure to save room for a cannoli. Nesto... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 Bay Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3152
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-398-0490

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