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Mario's Restaurant

) #78 of 147 Restaurants in Medicine Hat ££££ Italian,
439 5 Ave SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 2P9, Canada
+1 403-529-2600
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fritto misto” (4 reviews)
“caesar salad” (13 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian
439 5 Ave SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 2P9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We waited over an hour for service - and ages to get our food- if we hadnt beent such a large group we would have left. The coffee was cold. I had a " New York steak sandwich " - which it certainly was not!...More

Thank colleen j
Sharon P, Owner at Mario's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Colleen, It is so difficult to back track. or to try to correct an event that happened over a month ago. If you could call 403 529 2600 and ask for me personally Sharon Pudwell I would like an opportunity to perhaps make this right....More

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Had to write a review as too often I just don't get around to it but I dined here tonight with a friend while on a business trip and am beyond impressed. Quite possibly the best Italian meal I've ever had... I enjoyed the Pescatora...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Had a reservation one night for a nice dinner for 2. it was a later reservation 8:45 on a Friday. I was informed by the staff on the phone this would not be a problem. showed up with my date that night to a locked...More

Thank Jeff A
Sharon P, Owner at Mario's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Jeff, I would be at a loss to imagine how this could have happened. But I want to start off by saying we would never ever close our Restaurant when we have a reservation coming in. Never. We do not hit up house lights, tell...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Definitely an old favourite, but now our new go to dining spot. Medicine Hat seems to have trouble supporting good restaurants, and with the opening of a few new ones we hope existing establishments are not forgotten. We have been visiting Mario's on and off...More

Thank Roving_Hatter
Sharon P, Owner at Mario's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thank you so very much for your kind words and taking the time to write them in a Review. Kevin and Myself feel humbled every day by the continued support of Medicine Hat and surrounding area. It has been our pleasure to serve you.

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I moved to Medicine Hat about 5 years ago and was told I HAD to eat at Mario's! At that time the Caesar salad was delicious, the house wine was decent and the food was good. I'm not sure what happened in the last 5...More

Thank Jenn B
Sharon P, Owner at Mario's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

The Restaurant Business is like preforming for a audience. The true thing that matters is that you make your customers happy. With 37 years serving Medicine Hat we would like to think we have done that. There is a difference between a Job and a...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

When I visited Mario's with my friend we ate lunch on the patio, which was absolutely lovely!! Great atmosphere, comfortable closed in patio section. It is not a large area but nice enough and was super quiet when we were there. As for the food...More

Thank emwilz
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We had planned a business Christmas party 3 months prior and expected a stellar experience as we heard the food and service was exemplary. What started as a very poor experience turned into a Christmas party to remember. Hats off to the owners for making...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and ordered a steak sandwich. It was just ok, as it tasted like a hundred other places that have their steaks precut. Caesar salad was not as good as before but the fries which were crisp and fresh were some of...More

1  Thank MTnsters
Sharon P, Owner at Mario's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Kevin and myself Sharon Pudwell are so sorry for this experience. We have never in the 37 years in operation ever precut steaks. Our steaks are custom cut, AAA Alberta Beef (even in our Bar The Bearded Bull) . I am at a loss as...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant in a group of 8 to celebrate anniversaries. The atmosphere was good and the musical entertainment that evening was very good and not too loud to continue visiting. I had the salmon dish which came out on a very large plate...More

1  Thank Beth D
Sharon P, Owner at Mario's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to bring these concerns to our attention. We strive at all times to produce Hot Food and large portions. I am so sorry this was not the case on your visit. Please introduce yourself to us personally Kevin or...More

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

From the fritto misto to the house salad I can never get enough. By far my favourite restaurant in the city. The tortellini is to die for and the service is always great.More

Thank Mfern172
Sharon P, Owner at Mario's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words. Medicine Hat had been very kind in supporting our Restaurant and Bar . We appreciate each and every one of our customers. See you soon. And again thank you for taking the time to write such a...More

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  • Value
Italian, Canadian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 5 Ave SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 2P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Medicine Hat
  • Phone Number: +1 403-529-2600
Free Standing, Family owned and operated Italian Restaurant. EST 1981.... Offering table side service (caesar salad, pepper corn steaks, peach and cherry Flambe).. Local Live Entertainment most weekends. Located in beautiful historic Downtown Medicine Hat. Serving, Steaks, pasta, seafood, veal, chicken and so much more...
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