Mario's Restaurant

Welcome to Mario's Swindon - Old Town's oldest and finest Italian trattoria restaurant.

Come and say Ciao! and enjoy superb Italian and Sicilian food and wine in a warm and friendly cellar atmosphere.

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Mario's Restaurant
7 Wood Street,
Old Town,

Tel: 01793 531556

Marios Menu's

Click on the menus below to see what Mario's have to offer!

> 2 for £14 Lunch

Risotto Vegetariana (V)
Risotto with mushrooms, aubergines and courgettes in white wine and tomato sauce.

Spaghetti Bolognese
Classic Italian meat sauce.

Penne Carbonara
Pasta with pancetta, black pepper, egg yolk and cream.

Pizza Margherita (V)
Tomato, mozzarella cheese and oregano.

Pizza Proscuitto E Funghi
Tomato, mozzarella cheese, mushrooms and ham.

Pizza Diavola
Tomato, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni and fresh chilli.

Omelette and Chips or Salad

Grilled Chicken and Chips or Salad

A La Carte menu also available. Please ask your waiter for help concerning allergies or intolerances.

> Starters

Pane E Olive £3.15
Home made bread served with marinated mixed olives marinated in garlic and herbs, olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Minestrone (V) £4.50
Italian vegetable soup.

Pane Alla Etna £7.85
Toasted bread with olice oil, mascarpone cheese, smoked salmon, chopped tomatoes and fresh basil.

Funghi Nascosti (V) £6.15
Fresh mushrooms baked in garlic butter and filo pastry.

Calzoncino £5.95
Pizza dough deep fried with mozzarella, olive oil, tomato and ham.

Pesce Diavolo £7.95
Deep fried squid and prawns served on a bed of lettuce with a garlic, chilli and mayonnaise dip.

Risotto Con Gamberetti £7.95
Rice with prawns, cream and mushrooms.

Prosciutto E Melone £7.95
Melon with parma ham (or just melon £4.05).

Cacciotina In Carozza (V) £5.95
Soft cheese fried in breadcrumbs with coleslaw and garlic mayonnaise.

Cocktail Di Gamberetti £6.95
Prawn cocktail

Mozzarella Caprese (V) £6.85
Fresh mozzarella cheese with fresh tomato and basil.

Antipasto All Italiana £8.50
Selection on Italian meats and cheeses.

Funghi Dorati £5.95
Deep fried mushrooms in breadcrumbs served with garlic mayonnaise.

Carpaccio Di Bresaola £8.15
Italian cured beef with rocket and parmesan shavings.

Pasta £6.95
All pasta dishes served as a starter please ask.

> Main Courses


Canestrelli San Giuseppe £22.95
Scallops with cream, prawns and white wine, baked with cheese.

Salmone Alla Panna £17.95
Salmon with onions, white wine, cream and fresh dill.

Pesce Spada Provinciale £19.95
Swordfish in a tomato, garlic and cream sauce with onions.


Vitello Farcito £17.95
Escalope of veal in garlic and herb breadcrumbs, served with ham and cheese.

Scaloppine Alla Panna E Funghi £16.95
Escalope of veal in a mushroom and cream sauce, onions and served with rice.

Scaloppine Alla Milanese £16.95
Veal sauteed in egg and breadcrumbs served with spaghetti, onions and tomato sauce.

Scaloppine Mafiose £17.95
Veal with aubergines, tomato, basil and garlic, grilled with onions and parmesan cheese.


Scaloppine Alla Pizzaiola £14.95
Escalope of pork in tomato, capers, anchovies, oregano, onions and garlic

Scaloppine Alla Buona Donna £14.95
Escalope of pork in mushrooms, with onions, cream and white wine.


Petto Di Pollo Nerone £13.95
Chicken breast in a tomato sauce with pepperoni, chopped fresh tomatoes and peppers.

Petto Di Pollo Al Pepe Verde £13.95
Chicken breast with spinach, garlic and béchamel with green peppercorn sauce.

Pollo Alla Boscaiola £13.95
Chicken breast in red wine and mushroom sauce with onions.

Pollo Principessa £13.95
Chicken breast in cream, mushroom and asparagus sauce with onions.

Pollo Alla Cacciatore £13.95
Chicken breast, pan fried with finely chopped peppers, mushrooms in a wine and tomato sauce with onions.

Pollo Caprese £13.95
Chicken breast in a tomato and mozzarella sauce with onions.


Bistecca Pizzaiola £18.95
Sirloin steak in tomato, anchovy, oregano and garlic sauce with onions.

Bistecca Boscaiola £18.95
Sirloin steak in mushroom and red wine sauce with onions.

Bistecca Al Pepe Nero £18.95
Sirloin steak with black pepper, brandy and cream sauce.

Medaglione Al Pepe Verde £19.95
Sliced fillet of steak in green peppercorn, cream, brandy and mushroom sauce.

Filetto Di Manzo Beatrice £18.95
Strips of beef with demiglas in tomato sauce with fresh peppers and served with rice and mushrooms with onions.

Bistecca Di Manzo £18.95
Plain sirloin steak, grilled with tomato and mushrooms.

Filetto Alla Griglia £21.95
Plain fillet steak, grilled with tomato and mushrooms.

Tournedor Rossini £22.95
Fillet steak with pâté croutons and wine sauce.

> Side Orders

Garlic Bread £2.80

Bruschetta Romana £4.95
Toasted bread with garlic, fresh tomatoes and olive oil.

Bruschetta Siciliana £4.95
Toasted bread with aubergine, tomato, basil and anchovies.

Insalata Verde £3.10
Green salad.

Insalata Mista £3.45
Mixed salad.

Insalata Pomodori E Cipolle £3.45
Onion and tomato salad.

> Pizza

Pizza Margherita (V) £8.95
Tomato, mozzarella cheese and oregano.

Pizza Proscuitto E Funghi £9.95
Tomato, mozzarella cheese, mushrooms and ham.

Pizza Siciliana £9.95
Tomato, mozzarella cheese, ham, aubergine, olives, oregano and chilli.

Pizza Quattro Gusti £11.95
Tomato, mozzarella cheese, artichoke, mushrooms, ham and olives.

Pizza Al Salmone £11.95
Pizza base with smoked salmon and double cream.

Pizza Marinara £13.95
Tomato and mixed seafood.

Pizza Al Tonno £9.95
Tomato, tuna, onion and mozzarella cheese.

Pizza Vegetariana (V) £9.95
Tomato, mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, onion
and mixed peppers.

Calzone Ripeno £12.95
Tomato, mozzarella cheese, mushrooms and ham in a folded pizza.

Pizza Italia £13.95
Proscuitto di parma ham and mozzarella cheese topped with shavings of parmesan cheese and rocket.

Pizza Tropicale £9.95
Tomato, mozzarella cheese, pineapple and ham.

Pizza Diavola £9.95
Tomato, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni and fresh chilli.

Per Extra Topping £1.90

> Pasta

Penne Al Pettine Con Pollo E Gamberetti £12.95
Tubes of pasta with chicken and prawns in a creamy garlic and crushed peppercorn sauce.

Spaghetti Vongole E Gamberoni £12.95
Pasta with clams and king prawns in a tomato sauce with a touch of garlic and cream.

Rigatoni Al Forno £9.90
Tubes of pasta in tomato, meat and béchamel baked in a creamy cheese sauce.

Gnocchi Al Pesto (V) £9.90
Potato dumplings in a pine nut, parmesan, basil and olive oil sauce.

Tortelloni Or Gnocchi Al Dolcelatte (V) £12.95
Tortelloni or gnocchi with cream, dolcelatte cheese and a touch of tomato.

Lasagne Vegetariana (V) £9.90
Vegetarian lasagne.

Spaghetti Bolognese £9.90
Classic Italian meat sauce.

Lasagne Al Forno £9.90
Baked egg pasta in a meat and cheese sauce.

Cannelloni Romana £10.95
Pasta filled with meat sauce and herbs, baked with cheese sauce.

Cannelloni Vegetariana (V) £10.95
Pasta filled with spinach and ricotta, baked in the oven with tomato and béchamel.

Spaghetti Alla Norma (V) £11.95
Spaghetti with aubergine, mixed peppers, tomato, courgette, garlic, black olives, parmesan shavings and basil.

Tortelloni (V) £11.90
Pasta filled with spinach and ricotta, served with a tomato and basil sauce.

Farfalle Al Salmone Affumicato £10.95
Pasta with onion, smoked salmon, tuna, black pepper, cream and vodka sauce.

Spaghetti Carbonara £10.95
Pasta with pancetta, egg yolk and cream.

Risotto Vegetariana (V) £11.95
Risotto with mushrooms, aubergines and courgettes in white wine and tomato sauce.

> Desserts and Coffees

Banoffee Pie £5.50
Banana on a biscuit base, covered with caramel, fresh cream and decorated with chocolate flakes. Served with cream.

Souffle al Cioccolato £5.50
A unique chocolate couffle with a liquid centre.

Lemon or Orange Ripieno £5.50
A real lemon or orange with its flesh removed and filled with a refreshing lemon or tangy orange sorbet.

Tartufo Limoncello £5.50
Lemon gelato with a liquid limoncello core sprinlkled with crushed lemon meringue.

Cassata £5.50
A slice of vanilla and chocolate ice cream with a cream and candied fruit centre.

Ice Cream £5.50
Three scoops of delicious ice cream. Choose from vanilla, chocolate or strawberry.

Tiramisù £5.50
Sponge with marscapone cheese, marsala, coffee and cream.

Panettone al Tiramisù £5.50

HomeMade Desserts

Panna Cotta £5.50
Homemade cooked cream dessert served with caramel sauce.

Profiteroles £5.50
Homemade choux pastry shells filled with cream and covered in chocolate.

Lemon Pancakes £5.50
Homemade pancakes served with lemon and sugar.

Crème Brûlée £5.50

Some of these desserts may contain gluten, nuts or traces of nuts.

Espresso £1.90
Double Espresso £2.50
Cappuccino £2.25
Latte £2.80
Floater Coffee £3.00
Liqueur Coffee £4.95

Please ask your waiter for our extensive range of liqueurs available.

> Wine List

Vini Bianchi

Enzo's Choice of House White Wine £15.95.
A light straw yellow colour, crisp and dry on the palate.

Chardonnay Veniterre £20.50
Crisp, fruity Chardonnay with flavours of melon and white peach; harmonious and easy drinking.

Apulo Bianco Salento £21.00
Fiano and Falagnhina grapes deliciously intense with aromas of peach; grapefruit and lime skin.

Frascati Doc Gran Picco £21.50
Fresh, lively nose with notes of grapes and nuts; delicate, well-balanced palate with a good finish.

Pinot Grigio Fruili Doc Aquileia £22.00
Straw yellow, Doc Pinot Grigio from Fruil. It is fragrant, with a lemon scented nose and well delineated finish.

Sauvignon Fruili Aquileia Doc Ca' Bolani £24.50
A fruity and persistent 100% Sauvignon. Pale straw yellow colour with green reflections. The aroma is fresh and intense with scents of green peppers, elderflowers and sage.

Favourite White Wines

Regaleali Bianco Tasca D'Almerita Sicilia £24.50
From Enzo's home region, a must try this small artisan produced wine. Stunning!

Insolia Feudo Prinipi Di Butera Sicilia Doc £27.50
Nutty and round, with plump tropical fruit on the nose and palate. Apple, melon and spice flavours work well together. Vinitaly International 5 Star Wines Award 2016.

Sparkling Wines

Prosecco 1821 Zonin £24.00
Bright pale straw yellow, a fine, clear mousse with a delicate perlage. Intense,fruity and aromatic.

Prosecchino 1821 Zonin (200ml) £7.95

Moscato Doc Castello del Poggio £24.50
Straw yellow with golden reflections and a delicate mousse 100% Moscato Bianco grapes. An intense bouquet of musk and peaches. Sweet, fruity balanced.

Moet et Chandon Brut Imperials France £55.00
A fresh crisp palate reveals apple and white peach, citrus fruits, lime blossom and elegant hints of brioche and fresh nuts.

Red Wines

Enzo's Choice of House Red Wine £15.95
Light spice aromas combined with a palate rich with dark Cedar edged fruit.

Merlot Nero D'Avola Della Terre Siciliane £19.00
Intense ruby-red colour. Rich bouquet with hints of plum and cherry. Velvety texture and an elegant yet luscious flavour.

Montepulciano D'Abruzzo Doc £21.00
Bright, lively ruby-red colour. Ample and remarkably complex. Dry full-bodied, soft and rounded.

Merlot Fuili Doc Aquileia £22.00
Bright lively ruby-red in colour. The bouquet is vinous, with fruity notes. The flavour is dry, full bodied, appealingly soft and rounded.

Valpolicella Classico Doc £26.00
Bright warm ruby red blend of Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara and Negrara. On the nose it is broad with notes of almonds and wild berries.

Chianti Classico Castello Di Albola Doc £27.00
Violet, cherry and leather flavour. The palate reveals harmonious structure and balanced body. Gambero Rosso Vini d'Italia 3 Glasses Winner.

Favourite Red Wines

Nero D'Avola Regaleali Tasca D'Almerita Sicilia £24.50
From Enzo's home region, a must try this small artisan produced wine. Stunning!

Syrah Feudo Prinici Di Butera Sicilia Doc £27.50
Very intense ruby red colour and a full and persistent bouquet with notes of cherries, red fruits and sweet. Gambero Rosso Vini d'Italia 3 Glasses Winner.

Barolo Prunotto Piedmont £55.00
Floral, smoky and intensely elegant; Barolo at its best.

Amarone Classico Costasera Masi Veneto £65.00
Round smoky and solid. Ripe black cherries and plum flavours.

Rose Wines

Enzo's Choice of House Rose Wine £15.95
A refreshing rose with notes of red fruits and orange blossom, dry but full of flavour, finishing with a bit of spice.

Pinot Grigio Rose Mannara Veneto £21.00
A delicate rose with lifted aromas of spring flower and strawberries, red berry fruit on the palate and a soft, round finish.

Zinfandel Rose Stone Cellars USA £24.50
Fruity aromas and flavours of ripe strawberries and some spicy clove/nutmeg notes. Soft, well-rounded palate, in a medium style.

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