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Marianna Ristorante

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310 Wells Ave S, Renton, WA 98057-2714 (South 3rd street)
+1 425-271-7042
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16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
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Seattle, Washington
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've no real complaints about Marianna except that they don't offer a fried mozzarella starter, which happens to be my favorite. Their prices are pretty decent (specials can be a bit pricey, but are always the best thing on the menu). It's just a very solid performer. Nothing that will blow your mind, but consistent, delicious food. And Walter, the... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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138 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I travel I like to find local places with good basic Italian food. I had the gnocchi with marinara. The gnocchi were overcooked and the sauce was sour. The waiter smelled like pot.

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Thank cerra12
Renton, Washington, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been there numerous times and enjoyed most of our experiences - especially for dinner. The menu for lunch and dinner is the same, but the service is not. For dinner you can expect good wait staff that often checks on you needs, brings you refills or beverages and bread. Lunch is a different experience. If you have limited... More 

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Thank Mark F
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Just not our favorite place, OK. Flavors close, but not quite right. Place looks good, staff pleasant, maybe a bit distracted. To our taste: Caesar salad small with no anchovy zip, not enough lemon acid. Lasagna less that an inch high. Marsala pretty sweet, ravioli lacked firmness. All the above for $74. Others have loved this place, so maybe it's... More 

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Thank Craig C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Four of us went to Marianna's for my birthday dinner and were treated to fun and very tasty dinners. The Caesar salad was just the way I like it and then the pasta was outstanding. Done just right and with great Italian herb flavors it hit a home run. They even brought my dessert with a candle on it. I... More 

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Thank Ed G
Seattle, Washington
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We love this Renton gem of an authentic Italian restaurant. Tonight, we had the osso buco and spicy shrimp pasta specials; both were beyond delicious and perfectly cooked. Attentive, friendly waiter. Lively bar too due to Seahawks game; didn't bother us as restaurant is spacious. I cannot say enough good things about this place, which is on par with Il... More 

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

On my way to the airport in Seattle returning to New York, we stopped at Marianna in Renton, WA (quiet, small unpretentious restaurant) which had been recommended to us. We enjoyed a terrific pasta dish with sausage. I wish we had had time to try more dishes on the menu. We had a very nice glass of Pinot Grigio Savian.... More 

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Thank emilio b
Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We frequently go to Marianna before a play at the Renton Civic Theater. We can count on the food to be delicious and wait staff to be friendly and efficient.

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Thank G4375BHsallym
Seattle, Washington
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261 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Thought i would try this place again. Friendly. Clean. Neighborhoody feel. Bolognesse was odd as it had cream in it...a lot. 12.95. Ordered 2 sides meatballs thinking i would have extra for latter. Not the case. 3 small two-bite meatballs fir 9.50 an order. Lol. What? They were ok...some bit overcooked..others moist. Bread was extra which I understand.

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Thank jtssea
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I have been here 6 or 7 times and they are reliably good. Friendly servers. This last time I had the veal and it was cooked in too much oil- my plate had a pool of it after I had eaten. But usually my meal is flavorful and well prepared. Good wine selection. Tables are spaced far enough apart you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$35
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 22:00
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Wells Ave S, Renton, WA 98057-2714
    (South 3rd street)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Renton
  • Phone Number: +1 425-271-7042

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