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Mario & Luigi's

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1272 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803-2928
+1 814-234-4273
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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State College, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been to Mario's a couple of times now, and I am now sure that I will not be going back after multiple mishaps. During our first visit (6-8 months ago), we actually got up and left because the service was so slow. I have never in my LIFE done that before or since. They were not busy - maybe... More 

Thank Liz G
South Jersey
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were in State College for the PASA conference, wanted a nice cozy place to have dinner. I thought the food was excellent, the ambiance appropriate and service more than adequate. Yeah, I read the other reviews, I don't know what people are expecting.... We got what we wanted.....a nice dinner. Is it American diners in general or just pickly... More 

Thank wilburthebud
Coal Township, PA
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100 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

First time here in over 10 years, we took our nieces for a nice birthday dinner and were disappointed in the quality. We started with the fried slice of mozzarella, which was good but just a bit overcooked...we also got the prosciutto and mozzarella arancini, which was excellent. I ordered the lobster with fettuccine, which was ok...the pasta was stuck... More 

Thank Tracy N
state college
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

My husband and I are locals and Mario's seems to be hit or miss. Unfortunately, our experience last night was a miss. We were looking for somewhere nice to take my in-laws for dinner the day after Christmas and we thought Mario's would be decorated for the holidays...which it was. Our server was very pleasant, but we ended up waiting... More 

Thank woohoostatecollege
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner. To start, a glass of water spilled The waiter did offer to have us move to another table but we declined. He gave us paper napkins to clean up BUT never took them off the table even though they were placed at the edge. Never replaced water or the linen napkins we used to initially clean up... More 

Thank Grant D
New York
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

enjoyable meal with my daughter and some school friends. Nice clean restaurant with good fine and friendly service. It was nice to be off College Ave. for a meal.

Thank 5cooldudes
Jupiter, Florida
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Italian food? Do you like salt. The Salami was green. Calamari so breaded it was a meal. Entrees not hot and over sauced and salty. Not a good choice. Eat at McDonalds- actually anywhere else

1 Thank chow57
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

My motel was the Sleep Inn and Mario's was in walking distance. The food was excellent and the price was reasonable. There was a very good atmosphere and the waiter was very helpful.

Thank Wendell M
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128 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to stop for dinner and we were very glad we did. The property is very clean and well kept, easy access and very good parking. We were seated immediately and our server, Philip, was an excellent waiter. He not only was friendly and professional but he knew every menu item in debts making suggestions and... More 

Thank welltraveled_9
Herndon, VA
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98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We were staying at the Quality Inn directly behind this restaurant so it was convenient. But I didn't look at the menu before being seated. I wasn't prepared for the prices. However the food was delicious and our wait staff wonderful.

Thank redheadmom23

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1272 N Atherton St, State College, PA 16803-2928
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-234-4273

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