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Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant

628 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5249
+1 409-763-1693
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“gelato” (76 reviews)
“pizza” (264 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
628 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5249
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1 - 10 of 810 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed our meal from beginning to end. The bread was crusty good. The Caesar salad was fresh with just the right amount of tangy dressing. Our entrees were each plentiful and tasty: Spaghetti a la Mario's, pasta your way (spicy marinara with shrimp over...More

Thank Shelley C
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, rating, and recommendation, Shelly ! We are very happy you enjoyed the food and service, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had never been here before but came because the other place we wanted to go had an 1 hour wait. The service was slow and not too many smiles. We had the Texas Red Fish which was very good but I thought it odd...More

1  Thank Skippy12414
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review and give us your valuable feedback. If you have a moment, please contact me with the day and time of your visit. We will certainly look into any issues that may have caused slow service....More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The atmosphere is good. The waitress arrived very late to our table and we had to track her down to get more tea and again to get our bill. The buffet has a fair selection;a food was fresh - but buffet quality. Probably should have...More

1  Thank DougM879
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, Doug, for taking the time to submit a review and give us your feedback. We appreciate our diners' input. We're disappointed to hear that our popular lunch buffet did not meet your expectations and we hope you'll come see us again and give...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Incredibly surprised by the superb food here. Italian is usually one of the last things I want to eat, but I am a convert to Mario’s. The Shrimp Alfredo Nachos were one of the top ten dishes of my life. The nacho chips were perfection:...More

Thank Julia B
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, Julia, for your review. We were delighted to hear from you, and very happy you enjoyed all the food. Come back and see us!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visit Mario's Italian Restaurant every time we visit Galveston. The service is impeccable! The food is, by far, the best Italian food on Seawall Boulevard. We found the best time to visit is around 4:00 local time. Their specialty drinks are so delicious and...More

Thank yankeeaggie
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your great rating, review, and recommendation! We are very happy you enjoyed the food and service, and we hope you will come visit us again real soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good food, and the deserts are amazing! When you go ask for Shaynna she’s amazing! The portions are also really good sized and you can easily split a meal and save some money!

Thank nicoleandhugo
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Nicole and Hugo, for your great review! We are very glad you enjoyed the food and service! Come back and see us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to ask for a plate for pizza 3 times, for silverware twice, for water 2-3 times. Waiter never offered to refill wine. While they were busy, they weren't that busy - there was at least one empty table. Other wait staff were always bustling...More

1  Thank Michelle E
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Michelle, for taking the time to submit a review and share your experience. We have come to expect great things from our staff and are surprised, and disappointed, to see these comments. We would like to get more information on your visit, like...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Mario's Seawall has extraordinarily great Italian dishes and superb service (Shaynna is top notch!). Everything we've tried there has been outstanding. If you're in the area on a weekday and looking for the best lunch in town stop at Mario's for the buffet (you'll get...More

Thank Glenn L
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Glenn! We are very happy you enjoyed the food and service! Thank you for the great review! Come back and see us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good meal here. I was doing the Texas Triathlon the next day and was looking for some place to have pasta. This place fit the bill. We started off with the Calamari which was very fresh. I had the Penne Del...More

Thank Climb14ers
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the amazing review. We are very happy to hear you and your wife enjoyed your visit. We hope you come again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating in Galveston, and it was AMAZING. Everything we ate was perfect and the atmosphere was very cool. Kevin was a wonderful server, quick and fun!!!

Thank lwarman86
KarlaGRG, Public Relations Manager at Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the high rating, and we are very happy you enjoyed your visit! Come back and see us!

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kenneths894
7 March 2018|
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Response from John C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Kenneth, thank you for asking. Our happy hour is available at the bar or on the patio, Monday thru Friday from 4 to 7. We have $3 Bud Light draft, $4 premium draft, $3 domestic bottles and $4 import bottles. $3 well drinks... More
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dhonnoll214
3 March 2018|
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Response from John C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Our lunch buffet is served Monday thru Friday from 11am to 3pm. Cost is $10.49 for the buffet and $1.49 for beverages. Hope to see you soon.
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Holly M
5 February 2018|
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Response from John C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Holly, Of course we can accommodate your group. I would however recommend making a reservation for a group that size. Please call 409-763-1693 and one of our managers will be happy to take your reservation. We look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 628 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-5249
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-763-1693
Description
Tucked away in the thick of seafood restaurants, you will find all the romance, fun and tradition of Italy with a Texas-size seaside view to compliment the richness of Mario's Seawall's pastas and pizzas. Experience authentic Italian cuisine at its finest, in Galveston's oldest Italian restaurant.
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