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Mario's Italian Cafe

49-906 Jefferson St., La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92236
+1 760-777-4055
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good35%
  • Average28%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (2 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“ordered pasta” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
49-906 Jefferson St., La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92236
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Very small portions. It was. Called light dinner but it was served ona small salad plate. Delicious though

Thank RB4775
Reviewed 3 October 2017

nothing fancy just good food at very good prices. multiple locations large portions you won't leave hungry

Thank T7043YAsteveg
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The restaurant was clean & the servers friendly. Tried two of their lunch specials. My husband had the pasta & I had two slices of pizza w/ a salad. I liked their small salad with their own dressing. The two pieces of pizza had a...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We ate here for dinner and I ordered the small veggie pizza and paid extra for the white cheese sauce instead of the red sauce. It was very very good and the crust excellent. It was over $18 for a small pizza so it was...More

Thank 872Cathy
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Still very good Italian. Food is good. Very nice sized portions at a very fair price, especially for the Palm Springs area. The "small" pizza is enough to share. The small meat ball sub, 6 inch, was just right. Their Lasagna was also very good....More

Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

My family has dined at Marios many times over the years. Sadly, we always forget from one time to the next how disappointing the food is. Most recently, we had marinara type dishes (eggplant parm and chicken parm). We find the sauce to be quite...More

1  Thank Jenbugs
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Mario's offers a wide variety of Italian dishes and pizza. There is a regular and small portion size for all pasta dishes and you can choose the pasta to go with dish. I love the Angel Hair Carbonara and my wife loves the Lasagna. The...More

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at Mario's. It was pleasant enough, but not very inspired... seemed a bit prototypical "American-Italian". The pizza was typically mainstream rather than fresh and crisp as we would have hoped. Maybe the pastas and salads are better choices?

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 23 April 2016

After a long day traveling we were tired and very hungry and not knowing anything about the area we were happy to find Mario's. The service was fast and we were all happy with our respective Fettucine Alfredo, Angel Puttanesca and Gluten free Spaghetti pesto....More

Thank lancereyn0
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Good place for am inexpensive quick meal. The quality is just fair but you get what you pay for. All meals come with a very generous side of spaghetti. I had the chicken Marsala it was just ok. Thin slices of chicken breast and lots...More

Thank Jane J
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49-906 Jefferson St., La Quinta, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92236
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  La Quinta
  • Phone Number: +1 760-777-4055
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