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Mario's Restaurant

2342 Arthur Ave, Bronx, NY 10458-8104
+1 718-584-1188
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (36 reviews)
“veal” (17 reviews)
“octopus salad” (5 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
2342 Arthur Ave, Bronx, NY 10458-8104
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were expecting it to be better based on other reviews. Very crowded and loud. Table wasn't ready at the time of our reservation and there is very little room to wait--they foyer is very small. When we were seated, it took a while for...More

Thank lmdallas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We would have given Mario's five stars if it wasn't for the rudeness of the waiter we had. He was obviously was not having a good day and came over with a "what do you want, hurry up" attitude. We did not let this hinder...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food and quick service, even on a busy Sunday afternoon. The Italian bread was toasted and served with both butter and olive oil. Delicious! Toasting makes all the difference. We were also served a small bowl of pickled carrots which, while unusual, were also...More

Thank Ginacucina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Veal Sorrentino was tender and tasty. Fried calamari crisp but tender inside. Veal saltimboca outstanding. It also had an “A” rating from the health dept.

Thank Knittingchick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't been to Mario's in so many years. So glad we went back. It beats any other restaurant in the Arthur Avenue area. The food is fabulous, even the bread. I had the veal parmigiana. The sauce was superlative. My husband had the veal Marsala...More

Thank shapgo
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Old school Italian in an old school decor. On an avenue filled with Italian restaurants, Mario’s stands out. The luncheon price fixe menu is a delicious bargain. Huge plates filled with good quality homemade food. Mounds of mussels, crispy calamari, veal cutlet Milanese with an...More

Thank BenzgalS550
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This place has great food . Classic Italian food . I'm told it was in the Sopranos movie series . It has lots of history , including the fact that they wanted to film a scene from The Godfather there . Arthur Ave in the...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I recently re-discovered Mario’s. I used to go there 30 years ago. Not much has changed, the food is still amazing. Don’t expect that Mario’s goes off to the wholesale fish and meet markets every day. They don’t! They rely on the local butcher and...More

1  Thank Noreen R
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We've been going to Mario's for many years. They treat us well, and serve delicious food. It feels like an old fashioned Italian American restaurant, and that is very comforting to me. When I'm going to Arthur Avenue to shop, Mario's is always the first...More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 14 January 2018

My wife and I have lunch or dinner at Mario's about once a year. We do not live near the restaurant, but, we do try to eat here whenever we visit the Bronx zoo, the Botanical Gardens or Arthur Avenue. I was intrigued to read...More

1  Thank Bill A
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Priscilla523
17 April 2018|
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Response from Ginacucina | Reviewed this property |
I know Mario's has valet parking on Sundays....not sure about rest of week.
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inwood11
19 February 2015|
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Response from Shrothman | Reviewed this property |
For sure Visa & MasterCard Not sure if they accept Amex, but just call the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2342 Arthur Ave, Bronx, NY 10458-8104
    (Between 186 & 184)
  • Public Transportation: The number 2,4,5&D trains. Then the #12 Bus Fordham Rd to Arthur Ave. Metro North train to Fordham Rd.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
  • Phone Number: +1 718-584-1188
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