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San Marco

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Blackrod By Pass, Blackrod, Bolton BL6 5JH, England
+44 1257 475095
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17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Wigan, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and very reasonable, always find you a table...Great menu, open all year round, busy atmosphere...

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1 Thank nicolahibbs
Bolton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As ever Zac and the staff made us welcome and found us table even though we had not booked. We shared a mouth-watering garlic bread with cheese to start. My partner and I both had the rack of lamb, which was chargrilled to perfection. Delicious! My Mum opted for the sunday roast , there was an abundance of freshly carved... More 

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1 Thank kathryn c
Chorley, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was able to accommodate our party at short notice . There were 3 mums, 2 dads and 2 little ones aged 3 years and 11months. From walking through the doors we were all looked after very well . We were shown through to the function room immediately and mums were brought a complimentary glass of prosecco with a... More 

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1 Thank Linda L
Horwich, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was poor. 'Special' mushrooms were small, one of the two had little topping as it had clearly slid off, served on a comparatively large bed of rocket which overpowered rather than complimented. Ribs mostly fat, which was pointed out to the waitress who was apologetic. Hoped for better mains but both pasta dishes were oily and otherwise had... More 

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Thank dml19732017
Bolton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Saturday night Bond theme 40th birthday The willows function room We arrived in tuxedo and evening gowns onto a very uneven car park . Which was unkept . It wasn't blocked paved or flagged Just pot holes in soil (crusher run ) This became worse when walking onto the paved area leading to the entrance . The gap in the... More 

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Thank Dorydawnd
Stefano M, Owner at San Marco, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your recent review, we appreciate all feedback however I wanted to make you aware that the team hasn't received an email hence you not receiving a reply as of yet. I ask that you could resend it to the events manager, Lynn, at sanmarcorestaurant@hotmail.co.uk in order to resolve this matter. Kind Regards. More 

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant, friendly staff, polite and very smiley! The food we had tonight was really good, big portions, tasted fab and nicely presented. Good wine and coffee too. We've been a few times now and never been disappointed.

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2 Thank Alison T
Horwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

To say our meal was an embarrassment would be an understatement, we were a table of 4. One guest ordered a starter from the 'Specials' list and complained of the meal being overcooked, this again happen with another starter, as for the other 2 starters they were tasteless. Onto the main courses, one was just about acceptable, the other 3... More 

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Saturday night 7.30, party of 8, fantastic food especially the chicken livers with chilli and onions starter. Great vino, perroni on draft. Super friendly and attentive staff.

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1 Thank Smath7
Bolton
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing meal at San Marco last night. The starter was divine black pudding and scallops which was light and tasty. I had sea bass and asparagus risotto which was perfection. My husband started with spicy garlic bread and his main was lamb shank, falling off the bone and tender. The service was excellent. Can't fault it at... More 

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Thank Rubyspoppy
Preston, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I'm hoping that my experience was just bad luck, but on visiting recently, the staff couldn't find our booking initially. Having found us a table, we ordered starters and main courses. The starters were a mixed bag. The ribs were OK, but the soup was 'gloopy' and tasteless and the mushroom and smoked chicken was one of the worst things... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blackrod By Pass, Blackrod, Bolton BL6 5JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton  >  Blackrod
  • Phone Number: +44 1257 475095
Description
Italian restaurant and bar with a large function room popular for weddings. Situated on the A6 Blackrod Bypass, San Marco is an Italian restaurant and bar open for lunch and dinner every day and is warm and cosy with a rustic feel and original artwork adorning the walls. Diners can choose from an extensive selection of classic Italian dishes from the main menu, as well as from a special board which changes daily. Monday to Saturday lunchtimes we offer any Pizza, Pasta or Panini for £6.95. Sundays, there is a traditional roast and the wine list is all-Italian.
Attached to the restaurant there is The Willows Function Room that can seat up to 120 people, has its own bar and toilets and is a popular choice for all kind of celebrations and events, including weddings. San Marco Restaurant is part of S M Restaurants NW Ltd which is incorporating La Roma Restaurant on Ringley Road, Stoneclough, Bolton and Cafe Italia on Moss Bank Way, Bolton.

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