Mario Fazio's Italian Restaurant

4.7
157 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Welcome to The Original Mario Fazio's!! We are passionate about food and beverage. We are in our 46th year of business and our goal is to be a beloved tradition in our community and for you. We feel honored to have shared in so many experiences and celebrations with our guests! At Mario's we embrace seasonal cooking, new ideas, and value our lifelong traditions. We are looking forward to your visit!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm;
Dinner:
Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(440) 585-3883
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Lisa Fazio
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Private party facilities
Our private dining room is available for parties of 25 or more that book from our family style menu. If your private event has less then 25 guests, there is a $200.00 room rental fee and the guests may order to their specifications. The $200.00 room rental is for the use of the room for 2 & 1/2 hours. Beverages, tax, and gratuity are additional. Please call the restaurant for availability and to discuss the specifications of your special event!
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Catering
We specialize in corporate catering and off premise catering. We have an award winning operation that takes pride and passion in their product and exceptional service.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Route 91
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Parking details
We have a large parking lot that is wheelchair accessible.
Additional
Banquet, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 157 People Are Saying
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Cleveland
72 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mario Fazio's never disappoints. Gracious hostess who ensures you will get great food and lots of it.

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RA
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a homey atmosphere there with fabulous food.

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OT
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The food was wonderful and the service was exceptional. This is a local wonder that does it right. There are not many healthy options but they more than make up for it with their service. Eat hardy my friends. You will love being a part of La Familia!

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Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful! As always.

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HL
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mario FAZIOS is my families favorite go to place for a big get togethers. We love their food and pizzas. Our favorite pizza is the vegetarian one.

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Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I had the Dorreen pasta which was delicious and plentiful! Came with a dinner salad & casata cake. Always a great dinner at Mario Fazio!

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JM
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and excellent service and great value.

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SB
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic food and service. Even though the restaurant was busy it wasn't noisy. My husband is a little hard of hearing and he even commented how he didn't have a problem hearing even with all of the tables being full. Can't say enough about the food and how friendly everyone was.

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G
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We dined here for the first time this past Friday. We are westsiders looking for a nice place for dinner near a venue for a concert we were attending. The food and service were outstanding. My husband had eggplant, and I had ravioli. Our entrees came with Italian wedding soup or salad, bread and a sample of cassata cake. The only negative thing was that the restaurant was crowded and the seating was somewhat cramped. Being crowded made for a little noisy, but that was not a problem.
If you're looking for an excellent Italian Restaurant, that is a great value, this is your place.

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r
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Really enjoyed our dinner. Everything is always delicious

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l
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Food was amazing! A little pricey but I went home with plenty of leftovers so several meals for the amount of money, I'll accept it. The restaurant was exceptionally loud this evening and our server was fabulous but was given 3 huge tables all seated at the same time... not good planning on the restaurants part which made service a little slow but her personality made up for it!! 😁

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P
Cleveland
29 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent.

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S
Cleveland
13 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We can not thank you enough for helping us give our kiddo what he said was the best birthday ever. Your staff is always so kind and welcoming.

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J
Cleveland
12 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

As always, Lisa and our waitress Maryann made this a special occasion. This trip was for a birthday dinner and we went here because it is my wife's favorite restaurant. The food and service are always outstanding
and the value for the money is terrific. The portions are large so there is always something taken home to enjoy the next day. A truly fantastic place.

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Cleveland
6 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My son was in town so we had a family reunion of sorts. The group of 8 had Mary Ann to take care of us and she treated us like royalty. Perfect timing with refills on water and drinks and brought our food out at a nice pace so we could enjoy the course and chat instead of being rushed with the next course. The food was excellent! Terrific Italian fare. We we're greatly pleased with this meal and had a nice relaxing dinner. Portions are fairly large.

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AM
Cleveland
22 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 2

The food was very mediocre; not nearly as good as other Italian eateries in the general area. It was very bland with little seasoning, and the noise was so loud you could not talk to the others in your party and we only had 3 people.

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P
Cleveland
47 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really enjoy the fish entrees here !

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R
Cleveland
5 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always Lisa and her staff at Mario Fazios did a remarkable job. From the moment we walked in to the time we paid our bill, the smiles were everywhere. Food was plentiful and tasty. Definitely a gem.

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p
Cleveland
10 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

All 4 of us ordered different meals and we were all extremely satisfied, as usual!

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T
Naples
22 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always delicious!

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OT
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic service! Wonderful food! Great place to take kids

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B
Cleveland
40 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Mario Fazio is a very friendly place, from the moment you walk in to the conclusion of your meal. Food is good traditional Italian and the portions are generous. Atmosphere is bright and cheerful. I imagine that it a regular place to go for a lot of people. Even midweek was moderately crowded.

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Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The food is always just great! Lisa (owner) is unique in her approach to making people feel welcomed and appreciated... she's modeled that style for her employees. A complimentary slice of pizza was offered as an appetizer, her Dry Rob Roy was outstanding and the complimentary cased cake was the perfect finish to a really enjoyable meal!

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P
Cleveland
47 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great meal and value !

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ME
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We always have a great meal here. Great service and great food.

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RW
Cleveland
22 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is always outstanding. The service impeccable, many of the servers have been there for years and if you're not certain what to get they will help and their recommendations are always spot on. Never disappointed.

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C
Cleveland
18 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

No wonder this restaurant is consistently at the top of the charts...great food...family atmosphere...friendly staff. Plenty of entrees to choose from, sauces are scrumptious!

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S
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was our first time here & we were so impressed. Not only was the food delicious but the service/server was also great. It was a great first impression, we will be back.

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S
Cleveland
14 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful dinner as always. It was a birthday celebration for two of us and they surprised us with the most amazing cupcakes and sang to us too. A great night with amazing food as always.

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MP
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was looking for a place for lunch after taking my friend to a Drs appointment in Willoughby and boy did we hit the jackpot! This is a true Italian gem - absolutely wonderful service - tried the special cavatelli with tomato meat sauce and veal meatballs and thought I was back in Italy - really good salad and a slice of cassata cake too - great value- we will definitely be back!!

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CH
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, excellent food, and a fantastic value. One of my favorite spots.

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DP
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mario Fazio's is always a great place to eat. Food is delicious and the servers are friendly and accommodating.

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BJ
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner was wonderful & relaxing. Polenta wasn't on menu but they made it special for my granddaughter. It was delicious. We had Heavenly Pasta and Eggplant Terrine. Both were excellent. Service was attentive. The house salad is creative and good. Very friendly staff. Looking forward to my next visit.

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D
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as usual across the board...have never been disappointed

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TP
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food!

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RJ
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service was very friendly and attentive. Food was very good. My girlfriend loves Italian food and really enjoyed her meal. Place has a really nice vibe.

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OT
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, fantastic service!

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S
Cleveland
14 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, Lisa and her staff are amazing and kind. Always friendly and happy to help. We love to go and have a wonderful HUGE meal with leftovers to take home. Thanks Lisa and Nicki for a great dinner.

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MP
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Italian food. Great service.very friendly. Good value.

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D
Cleveland
50 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

This restaurant does everything right except the food. Fresh flowers, lovely artwork, great service but the food was bland and tasteless although beautifully presented.

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