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1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“panzerotti” (29 reviews)
“pita bread” (13 reviews)
“veal” (7 reviews)
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1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I visited Mario's for a Saturday lunch, based on a strong recommendation from a friend who grew up in Dubuque & on favorable reviews here. We were greeted by a friendly server, who told us to sit wherever we'd like. Her subsequent...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious , you can't go wrong! Eat at the bar or a table. Big portions. Very nice staff and in nice area with lots to do.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch or dinner. Enjoyable for couples or families. One of my daughters favorite places to eat! Authentic Italian food! Has a nice party room in lower level. Highly recommend.

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Sister in law picked this place for dinner. A group of nine of us. This place goes on and on. We were put in a back room, not too crowded. Lots on the menu. We ordered a couple of pizzas, seafood dinner(special of the day),...More

Thank MoonKnee
Reviewed 23 February 2017

OK, why do we go get Italian? Salad? No. Fish? Nope. Beer and a Brat? Naw. Italian means Sauce. Sauce and everything that's good in the world blanketed in Red Sauce and God's own herbs, garlic, olive oil....... You can close your eyes, and slowly...More

Thank Patti M
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Mario greeted our party of 7 when we arrived. Had a couple of coctails at the bar for starters. Good, friendly bar service. Reservations accepted for tables of 5 or more. Marios was not too packed. Ordered salads and they were quick. Panzerotti deluxe was...More

Thank Goodscout
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Been a customer for over 30 years, great food preparation and quality and portions (though over time veal has reduced to keep overall meal price down). Atmosphere is authentic 1960's, wish they used cloth napkins, and only item that keeps from a 5 is prices...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I just went asking for a Panzerotti to go, I asked Mario's panz deeply fried, it was good and enough for 2 people dinner and also onion rings were good even it is a Italian food restaurant, I took a beer while I was waiting...More

Thank Jaime G
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Food was good but not spectacular. The staff were excellent and very friendly. Family friendly atmosphere.

Thank Shelley K
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Mario's has a great panzerotti they have really good pizza but you don't hear as much about they're Italian menu is excellent all food is made fresh great place to eat

Thank jim H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
When will Mario's close for good? Do we have to wait for that to happen to get a decent Italian restaurant in Dubuque? Sad!
11 April 2015|
Response from Susan W |
Marios is great. Best food ever !!! Are you having a bad day. Go to Olive Garden !!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1298 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: 563-556-9424
  • E-mail