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Marco's Pizzeria

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946 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2360
+1 828-285-0709
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:15
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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132 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are new to the area and ate here tonight for the first time. My wife had the eggplant parmesian and I had the lasagna; we split a spinach salad. We enjoyed our food. The portions were large. And the food tasted good.

Thank Sonny P
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84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place used to be awesome. Owners have changed, the pizza seems to have changed, maybe I've changed? Something about the pizza is different - maybe the sauce? Not sure. Regardless this is a really nice place to go on a date or bring the family. There is a bar you can sit at and the waitstaff have always been... More 

Thank Didwehavecorn
Estero, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Nice crust with just enough sauce (we do not like a lot of sauce), cheese was good, I believe they make their own mozzarella. We ordered the large 18in with four veggie toppings. Toppings are $2 each, not a total of $2. Pizza was ready in about 15 minutes after ordering, but we were there shortly after they opened, so... More 

Thank hatch912
Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We eat here on average once week and would say that they make the best pizza in Asheville. Their desserts are absolutely the best so save room for it.

Thank fridakb
Asheville, North Carolina
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I went to Marco's because it was on the way home. We were very pleasantly surprised by the service and the quality of the food. We will be back.

Thank Sanda24237
Hatfield, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my coworkers. Great menu selection. I ordered the 'Brian's Hero' in the pizza bread with roasted potatoes. Excellent sandwich. Tasty, hot when it arrived, and it was tough to finish the whole thing! I will be going back again

Thank Hungry44
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I've been here several times, and this is BY FAR my favorite pizza place in Asheville! The staff is always friendly, and I've never had to wait long for service. I would highly recommend this place!

Thank Meghan T
Hickory, North Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Delicious Italian food, extensive menu at reasonable prices. Plenty of parking. Staff very accommodating.

Thank krinkly
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

After spending the day at Mt Mitchell and Mt Craig, we were famished and craving a pizza. Marco's was well-rated so we decided to give it a shot. It wasn't until our small pie arrived that we realized Marco's doesn't serve traditional pizza. As it turns out, it was a pleasant surprise. Despite being a little greasy and a bit... More 

Thank 938erikl
Asheville, North Carolina
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered a simple pie with just pepperoni to take home. By the time we got home (4 miles) to eat it the whole pie was soggy. It was like it had been dipped in dish soap soggy. We couldn't even eat it. We threw away the whole pizza. I have personally heard great reviews about this place and in... More 

Thank Paul N Jess K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:15
11:30 - 21:15
11:30 - 21:15
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 946 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2360
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-285-0709
Marco's Pizzeria continues the family business started in 1933 of cooking unparalleled New York-style pizza in two locations in Asheville, North Carolina. Marco's Great Uncle Patsy started the family's first pizzeria when he expanded the offerings of his ice cream parlor to include the uniquely New York-Italian dish. Patsy's Pizzeria in Harlem originally used a coal-fired oven to create a crust that is thin and crisp on the outside. Today, the fourth generation of pizza-makers in Marco's family continues to use Patsy's recipe and methods to create a dish that is unlike anything else available outside New York.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?