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Mary's Pizza Shack

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121 San Marin Dr, Novato, CA 94945-1209
+1 415-897-6266
11:00 - 22:00
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San Rafael, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Pizza had great crust, but toppings weren't very abundant. And we ordered a medium, but it was really small. Two sodas, one small salad, medium pizza for $44 w/tip; not what I'd call a value.

Thank david a
Novato, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

10 years ago this Mary's was our family's favorite go-to restaurant ...it was great. Now, even though it is so close to our home, we intentionally don't go there because you walk out having paid $25 per person for a basic family, red and white tablecloth, Italian meal ...mediocre food except the pizza ...there are much better options for less... More 

Thank wugdot
Novato, California
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is a slightly better than average Italian restaurant. Nothing to rave about, but good enough to frequent now and then. They have a decent minestrone soup, and their menu has your standards. Their meatballs are better and bigger than at most other Italian places and you can order the He and She, which is a Pair of meatballs, to... More 

Thank CliffJacobs99atgmail
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

There is just nothing as handy, warm and fuzzy as having a family pizza parlor/Italian food restaurant in your neighborhood and I appreciate that this business is here however it needs some work. Many of the tables seem like they are pitched - so going downhill and teetering. I sat in a chair at a table and the edge of... More 

Thank 50PlusCalifornia
San Rafael, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2014

Ordered a large meat lasagna pan ($89) and a half-pan vegetarian lasagna ($49) for a party. No meat or taste of meat in the large lasagna. No sight of meat, so I called and told the manager, he said bring the left-overs in and he would do something. The only thing he did was say that of course there was... More 

Thank Debbie A
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

We went to Mary's because it looked clean and inviting. We left with the worst service and food we had ever had. Servers were all young and inexperienced. We had to ask for water 3 times and drinks took forever. Chicken Parmesan was awful. Alfredo sauce was the worst I'd ever had. We also had a pizza that the sauce... More 

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Novato, California, United States
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2014 via mobile

Service can be slow when busy. Pizza is good but stay away from the meatballs. Very mushy and no taste of meat. More like a bread ball..if this comes from Mary's own receipe she should be ashamed of her balls. My balls r much better. Want my recipe?

Thank Jerry P
Gladstone, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Go for the pizza, soup, and salad. One of my favorite restaurants that I miss when I am away from home!

Thank CE101

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 San Marin Dr, Novato, CA 94945-1209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Novato
  • Phone Number: +1 415-897-6266

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?