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Mario's Italian Restaurant

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3073 E Clear Lake Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-6012
+1 217-523-2211
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Sandusky, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We were passing through and decided to try Marios. We ordered build your own pasta and chicken tenders. The food was delicious!! Michelle was our waitress and the service was outstanding. We've been on a cross country road trip for a few weeks and this is the best service we've had. She was waiting on several tables, yet she was... More 

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Texas Panhandle
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99 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Ate here while working in the area; had dinner one evening. Wait person was great - friendly and helpful. Husband had Chicken Parm and I had pizza. Both were very good. Salad was okay though if they are gonna use bagged lettuce they should rinse and spin it before serving (nobody does, but it sure makes it taste fresher). We... More 

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Mason
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

They have very good thin crust pizza as well as a great Italian food selection. the fact you can order which ever pasta paired with what ever sauce you want is the best. The staff is fast friendly and attentive.

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Very attentive waiter made suggestions he was very happy to answer questions we had about the menu the food was very good and a good value and I will return soon

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Danville,Il.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

two locations to enjoy.The Lasagna is meaty and more sauce than other places I have been to.It`s really good.The lunch buffet is hit and miss.never ending pizza with a wide variety of toppings.some of the pasta was very good and some poor.service was good and friendly.

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Thank Jeff M
Springfield, Illinois
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Been going there since I was a kid. Always enjoyed it. Never had a bad meal there. Friendly staff and cool atmosphere. The pizza is close to perfect. My husband snd son say they have the Best taco pizza. It's not my thing so I'll take their word for it. The Lasagna, Italian Cheese Bread, and Chef Salad are my... More 

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Mexico, Missouri
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Very tasty Italian cuisine, including pasta dishes, meat and non-meat sauces, a nice variety of pizza, fresh salad bar with good toppings... all at very moderate prices.

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Thank JimGoes49
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent bargain if you are looking for a great Italian lunch buffet. Soups, salads, pizza, pasta. All of it great. Nice wait staff. Fast. Hot. Room for groups as well as singles. Bottom line...yummy!

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Thank IllinoiaRed
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We have now tried the pizza and salad twice. Consistently good. Pizza toppings are plentiful, and we request light sauce or it would be too much sauce for us. Prices are very reasonable. The salad portions are large and fresh. We like the Italian salad. Get the small size for two people! We look forward to returning and trying other... More 

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Springfield, IL
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Whether you pizza or pasta, it's always good at Mario's. The service has always been excellent. We have been eating here for over 15 years since we moved to Springfield and have never once been disappointed. It's on our list of recommendations for friends or business acquaintances traveling to Springfield.

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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
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3073 E Clear Lake Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-6012
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-523-2211

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