The Mario Grill & Restaurant is located on the famous beach of Agia Paraskevi in Monolithos and it is counted among the popular taverns in Santorini where great views combined with delectable food to create a dining experience that is absolutely enchanting.
The outdoor dining at Mario offers splendid views of the sun, the sand, the endless blue sea and the far-out island of Anafi, and guests can enjoy a fine meal of fresh seafood right on the beachfront. The cuisine at Mario is mainly traditional Greek and the mezedes (an assortment of Greek appetizers) is exceptionally tasty.
The seafood fare is varied and some of the dishes that come highly recommended include the prawn risotto, lobster pasta, baked octopus and the seafood tagliatelli, a delicious pasta dish cooked in white wine. For the veggies, there is the tasty tomato soup, baked Santorinian eggplant, oyster mushroom, roast vegetables and the famous Santorini fava. Besides an interesting selection of seafood, the Mario also serves meat dishes, the popular ones being Mario Filet Steak, Pork Filet A La Creme, Lamb of the Vine and of course the delicious tender stuffed pork.
Since its opening in 1982, Mario Restaurant has gained a reputation for its quality dining and it is frequented by both locals and tourists. The restaurant also offers catering service for wedding receptions and private celebrations. A variety of themes, both classic and modern are used to turn the celebration into an unforgettable experience and long years of experience of hosting such events have equipped Mario with the expertise required to satisfy the most demanding of guests. They offer both in-house and outdoor catering. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.