About Us

La nostra storia

Benvenuti da Mario

Mario’s is a family run business established in 2004 by Mario, Maria and their son Marco. Situated in the beautiful historic city of Ripon in north Yorkshire only 150 meters away from the stunning Ripon Cathedral and a two minute walk from Ripon market square makes it perfectly located.

The restaurant has a rustic welcoming feel with a brilliant atmosphere, we pride ourselves in top quality standard of food and always achieve top marks for hygiene. We have been serving home made traditional food since 2004 which makes us one of the most popular restaurants in the area. Winner of several local awards, and always aim to keep our standards incredibly high.

Mario always knew he would follow in his dads footsteps and become a chef and has worked in the trade for over 35 years, his wife Maria and son Marco have been by his side since opening the restaurant in Ripon.

The whole family was born in Naples and moved to the UK in 1997, we often travel back home in search of fresh ideas and new inspiration for our menus. We also stock an amazing selection of wines from all regions of Italy.

We buy locally sourced top quality ingredients as well as using our trusted Italian suppliers to give a real authentic taste to all our dishes.

We have lots of brilliant choices on our A la carte menu as well as having special boards changed on a regular basis. Early birds menu provided Monday-Saturday 5-7pm as well as our monthly House Menu Monday-Saturday 5-10pm TAKEOUTS available, all our menu is available to take out and enjoy In the comfort of your own home.


Check out our menu section for more details. We hope to see you all soon for any enquiry email: mario@mariosrestaurant27.co.uk or call 01765 6088