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Mario's Table

#395 of 7,682 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Gold Coast
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21 W Goethe St, Ste 1A, Chicago, IL 60610-2257 (Dearborn)
+1 312-944-0199
16:30 - 22:30
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My fiance' and I are regular diners, at Mario's Table. We are there at least once a week. The pastas, pizzas, and chicken vessuvio are wonderful. Very good wine list (two for one wine, every Tuesday). Homemade Italian desserts, just like momma makes... Also, Mario, the owner, is almost always there, to greet us, with a smile. Love this fabulous... More 

Thank ZTravellingGal123
Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

when i am in the city i try to make a stop here (two for Tuesdays for wine) is a great night this visit i had the buratta with figs, then moved onto my old standby 1/2 order of the lemon chicken with works out very well great friendly staff, good flavorful food and a nice easy atmosphere...... great place... More 

Thank hhunter15
Chicago, IL
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've lived in neighborhood for 18 years. Been here 4-5 times and always wonder why people like the food at this place. It's bland, uninspired and over priced for the quality. I expect better in this neighborhood.

Thank DanChicago
Rockford, Illinois
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here after an afternoon of strolling around the Old Town and Gold Coast area. The food was excellent and the selection was very appealing. I would highly recommend the flat bread pizzas. The restaurant was very clean and the service very good. My only recommendation is to call ahead if you are eating at peak... More 

Thank jakee97
Placida, Florida
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153 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Bustling (especially during the holidays) with good, consistent Italian dishes - always plenty of food moderately priced with two sizes for each dish. Wines by the glass are on the pricey side but at least there's a good selection. The highlight is having the owner on hand to make sure things are happening...and to shake your hand on your way... More 

Thank CiteeGirl
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

For those of you travelling from out of town, come to Mario's Table and experience how Gold Coast locals dine. The pizza has a thin crust (surprise: most deep dish is consumed by tourists). The pastas are delicious and wholesome. The wine list is accessible and tasty. Waiters are friendly, and Mario is a friendly guy who you can expect... More 

Thank Eric L
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Nice relaxed casual dining. Italian, for the large part. Lamb cutlets were perfectly done. One block from PUBLIC Chicago Hotel.

Thank samfont
Springfield, Illinois
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I went there on a Tuesday (Two for Tuesday wine special) and the place was packed. The staff was extremely nice and I was able to meet the manager who set up a table for me. I was there by myself due to business but the staff and the manager came around and made small talk with me. The food... More 

Thank EMcC2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The cousine of this place is just amazing, we share a table for 6, and each of us order a different dish, we share and all the food I tasted was just amazing, highly recommended, is a gourmet cousine with a great price.

Thank Tu mero papa i
Springfield, Virginia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Service--incredible! The food--truly wonderful. I had a primavera pizza and a palm-cake salad. The pizza was fantastic--and had the thinnest crust I have ever seen (and I love thin crust on pizza). The salad was good, full of hearts of palm. Don't miss two for Tuesday--two glasses of wine for the price of one! It came highly recommended by someone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 24
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 W Goethe St, Ste 1A, Chicago, IL 60610-2257
  • Public Transportation: Clark and Division redline stop
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
  • Neighbourhood: Gold Coast
  • Phone Number: +1 312-944-0199

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

Staying in Gold Coast

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Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.
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