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Mario's Place

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3646 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501-3309
+1 951-684-7755
17:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Wed 17:30 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 01:30
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Grabbed a spot at the bar on a late night start. The bartenders were really helpful and professional. We had a bottle of wine and all had an amazing meal. I'd recommend the risotto or the pork chop.

Thank six0two
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived in Riverside over 30 years, but it took until our 35th anniversary to splurge and dine here. Seemed time lol We love Italian and Mario's did not disappoint. Our experience here was wonderful, from the staff, to the ambiance, to the food in both presentation and quality. I can't fault a single thing and it was worth... More 

Thank Elizabeth W
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to dinner on a date here on a Friday night. We didn't have a reservation and had Tor choice to eat at the bar or outside. We ate at the bar on a side table. The service was friendly and the food was Delicious. They have good appetizers too so if yo just want go for a small bite... More 

Thank Nadia Q
Riverside, California
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to eat. The service is remarkable, the food delicious and the atmosphere superb. But most of all their mask potatoes are fantastic!!!

Thank Debbie L
Sao Paulo, Brazil
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92 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I didn't like too much, it's a normal restaurant, not so cheap. I think you can find something better close by.

Thank ricardofsp
San Diego, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I'm a world traveler and been to many countries in Europe to try calamari. Greece was one of them and Marios I have to say has the best calamari on the planet!

Thank PerfectBuoyancy
Riverside, California
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Mario's always has an excellent selection of wine and a wonderful atmosphere. This evening did not disappoint. While I much prefer our usual night at Mario's where we are able to pick from their astounding menu items, and sometimes even make a special request, tonight's prefix menu was still a wonderful sampling of what they offer. I must say that... More 

Thank Cory C
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great food and ambiance. There's also live jazz on Saturdays. Their steak and calamari is excellent. This is a great place to celebrate birthdays, weddings, etc.

Thank Marion A
Riverside, California
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

For the price I would expect more. The food is just average but the location is great! Across the street from Mission Inn and right near the downtown walking area. Service is good but it is pricey.

Thank suzansuz4sure
san diego
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing food experience after being wow'ed by the stylish atmosphere and decor. Oysters were mangles with a disgusting sorbet on top, and were not even properly shucked. The bucatini was overcooked and uninspired. Even the Manhattan was ruined by a "sweet" vermouth that was anything but. I really wanted to like the place, and my server was very professional,... More 

Thank Pipcelot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 50
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 01:30
17:30 - 01:30
17:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3646 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501-3309
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-684-7755

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