Mara's Continental Cuisine
It was hot. It took 25 minutes to get a drink. We were there for two hours before out food came. She took another half hour to figure out a split bill. I’ve never experienced anything like it. I hope it was just a bad night.
Friendly staff but not enough servers. Took over 3 hours for the complete meal. Food was tasty, some of it having no seasoning though. Men’s bathroom needed a much needed coat of paint and redo. Parking lot was dirty and uneven pavement. My wife twisted here ankle walking to our vehicle.
This was our first time at Mara's and what a pleasant experience! Relaxed and warm with a fireplace and bar. Wonderful freshly made meals and service was attentive.
It was great, as expected. shrimp scampi appetizer and duck breast are awesome!
Very cool place, with live music and good food and service.
Very friendly and cozy
Food is alway excellent at Mara's..... I have never had a bad meal.
Food was very good, the service was attentive and the place was very nice.
Great hospitality, great food & prices ambience is very adult & romantic... its a quiet Storm
Wonderful dinner as usual. Such a pleasant environment. And the food is absolutely amazing.
The garlic shrimp appetizer had a great sauce. The double porkchop was very tender. The hanger steak was cooked medium rare, liked I asked. I asked for no salt on steak. Steak cut very easily, and was tender. The cheesecake was very good. Atmosphere was very cozy in the fireplace room.
Ordered the Sea Bass n it was FULL of bones...really a downer...
Mara's food was outstanding!! surpassed all expectations. First of all their potatoes are the best. Crispy garlicky lightly sprinkled with sea salt. Just delightful. Appetizers were great. Seafood was fresh and expertly prepared . Rack of lamb was perfect and a WHOLE rack of lamb . Such a generous portion ! Veal chop was double thick and double the delicious. Desserts did not disappoint. hazelnut cream or mouse was delightful. yes, waitstaff was great . I liked the ambiance it is really intimate.great for a date or a nice dinner with friends or family. there is a nice , fun bar that is also worth checking out next time ! I'm so glad we found Mara.
I was excited about going to Mara's for my anniversary. We had been there a number of years ago and remembered the pretty room with the fireplace and the delicious food well. This time when we entered the restaurant there was a large and loud crowd at the bar. There was a piano player in a corner of the large dining room playing really loud music. All of the diners were in the small room at the back with the fireplace and they eventually sat the large group of loud men in the small private room which is connected to the small dining room. These men were extremely loud. My husband and I were at a small table on the wall furthest from the fireplace and directly next to the glass doors leading to where the loud table of men were seated. The noise of the awful piano playing made the larger dining room equally unappealing. The service was extremely slow. It took at least 20 minutes to get a drink and we had still not been asked for our order or served bread. The food was ordinary....very ordinary. We had fried calamari with an asian sauce that was decent. My husband had flounder crusted with crab cake which was okay....the piece of fish was rather small but the plate was filled with crusty potatoes. He also had some string beans and carrots with asparagus. The food was just okay. I had seared scallops and since I don't eat potatoes I was given extra vegetables which were string beans....the scallops were boring and bland and the string beans were just okay. The cheesecake that we shared was very good. All in all a disappointing anniversary dinner. Never once were we asked if we would like to move to a quieter place in the restaurant. Also, I made a reservation through Open Table, when we walked in they never asked about our reservation, they simply took us to a table though I kept saying I reserved through open table. I had indicated on our reservation that it was our anniversary but we were never made to feel special about that at all. Sorry for this review...
Valentine’s Day always has high prices. This was a good meal. After tax and tip well over $100 each. It was about. $30-$40 meal
Like I said. Valentine’s Day is a nice day. But a restaurant high priced Day
We really do love this place. Best rack of lamb in and of town.
People are very nice and food is good - but it took an hour to get our food. I think they were short handed. I’ll still go back. Tuna tartar was delicious.
The French Onion soup was excellent; highly recommend it. Not a huge selection of main courses on the menu; a few specials provided more options. But all food was well prepared and tasty. Service just a bit on the slow side, but very friendly. I will go back.
Love this place. They treat us like royalty and they don't know us. We go every other month.
They never got our reservation but seated us gladly anyway.
The food was ABSOLUTELY OUTSTANDING!!! I’m recommending Mara to everyone I know. I can’t wait to come back. It was truly amazing!!!
Excellent food and service. Would highly recommend.
This was our first visit here, we were referred by a friend. The food was absolutely delicious and on point. The service was friendly and attentive. Our only issue was the length of time it took to receive the food. We placed our appetizer AND entree orders together. It took a while for the appetizer to come out (delicious), and it took even longer for the entrees (delicious again)....about an hour and 15 minutes from when the order was placed. I would have loved to stay for dessert and coffee, but I really didn't want to wait a long time again. That's my ONLY complaint. The food was GREAT!
Our meals were absolutely delicious. The only poor things about our experience was the service and there were no changing tables in the restroom for babies.
Nobody busing tables.Main course was ready and we still had dishes from appetizers .The appetizer took way to long.
If you have over 2-3 hours to kill I’d say why not. The food is good. It just took so long to come out. The waitress was awesome though!
I visited this place specifically after reading reviews. The first warning sign was that restaurant was close to empty on Friday evening. We waited close to hour and a half for our food to arrive. After it did I wished it didn’t- each dish was either over cooked or under cooked. Overall terrible and I question all of the 5 stars reviews
Great experience we will definitely be returning!
Empty due to weather. Food was very good. Priced right.
Though they didn't have the dish I ask for, the table attendance was very helpful with his recommendations, the food was delicious as well as my friend.
Consistent delicious meals with great service every single time I have been to Mara’s.
We came here because we were gifted a Groupon. The food and service were good but the prices were high. Probably won't be coming back. For 2 dinners, a half roasted chicken and the pasta carbonara, we had to add $43 to a $50 gift certificate. Salad is not included. We didn't even order appetizers which wasn't necessary because they bring a bruschetta to the table while you wait. That was very good also. If you get wine, be prepared to spend $7 for a "house" wine.
Beautiful interior, excellent food, great service!
Food was great! Very reasonably priced for fresh great tasting dishes! Service however was horrendous - it was delayed and inconsistent at most times. We had to nearly beg for water. Our food orders were correct but delivery to the table was inconsistent, delayed, and inconvenient.
It was a very enjoyable experience. The service was great. The food was excellent.
Something for everyone one on this classic, but unpretentious menu. Always a nice meal, well prepared, excellent value. We love this place, have come with a family group for Mother's Day and Easter dinners, with friends, and just for a Saturday date night.
Wonderful restaurant!! Great food, great service.....everyone is wonderful! We can't say enought about Mara's.....it's the place to go!
Lamb chops one side medium. Other side medium rare but not rare enough.
Excellent service and delicious food. Also the best Old Fashion cocktail.
Food was good, but had to wait a long time
We had a 8 pm reservation and didn’t get our meal until after 10.