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Mario's Italian Restaurant

611 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23707-3302
+1 757-673-7799
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“spaghetti” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“prime rib” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
611 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23707-3302
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Met about 16-17 people this past week to check out for a class reunion in the fall. Everyone had a drink and bite to eat. Delicious! We voted yes to having a social there in the fall. I'll be back there before then!! Scallops were...More

Thank Jerri L
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Mario's has been a favorite of mine for quite a while, especially as the gathering spot for groups of old friends. It's a casual atmosphere, with a good bar, good lunches, and usually good service. Their pizzas and sandwiches in particular are always good. Tonight...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Mario's Italian Restaurant worked extremely hard to feed thousands of people for this great event. Good food very friendly.

Thank boxshop
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Took my wife there for her birthday, she ordered lasagna and I ordered the linguini with marinara, she couldn't eat the lasagna at all, I ate half of my linguini, we complained about the lasagna and they removed it from the bill, the waitress was...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Food quality has declined and the prices seem to be rising. Some specials are good but other mainstay items such as lasagna, spaghetti, etc. has taken on a flavor that could be more associated with Mexican fare rather than Italian. Used to be good--not anymore....More

Thank LH R
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A little too loud and a little too run of the mill but a nice option for freshly made Italian. Servers are nice but unable to answer questions about the menu.

Thank NorthernSpie
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

If you like prime rib, make sure you stop by Mario's on a Tuesday- $16.95 including salad and baked potato. Wow, what a deal! My wife had the pollo Norfolk with linguini and crab meat. Appetizers were great: Calamari and Shrimp Cocktail. Didn't have dessert...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The service was good and friendly, and this is definitely a "local hangout." We were here for dinner Sunday night of Memorial Day weekend and the place was empty except for 3 older ladies drinking at the bar. The linguine with clam sauce was excellent....More

Thank David L
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Mario's is a classic "Mom and Pop" Italian Restaurant not far from Old Town Portsmouth. Their food merits a rave review. Would single out the Seafood Divalo, though even their Squash Medley was far above average. With many different rooms of varying sizes , they...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Had a nice time out with friends. Service was good and the dinners were outstanding. Would recommend this place for great Italian dishes.

Thank Richard C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 Airline Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23707-3302
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-673-7799
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