There is nothing pretentious about Marco’s restaurant. Wood-paneled walls, plastic plants, old chairs with red faux leather seats reveal that much of the interior décor has remained untouched since its origin. Mid-century without the modern. But who needs trendy décor and furnishings when the main draw – the food, is as good as it is at Marcos. Proof of that was evidenced by the almost continuous stream of customers entering to either pick up a pizza, or pizzas, or to wait for a table. And the tables were filled throughout the time we spent there on a Friday night. Marcos also does a tremendous delivery business.

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Residing in Dubuque, Sandra and Jim Evans have been married for 30 years and have raised two daughters. Currently, Sandra enjoys retirement, having taught upper-level high school English courses for 21 years in Southwest Wisconsin. As a “foodie,” she enjoys spending time in her kitchen cooking and loves to grow a variety of fruits, vegetables, and herbs in her backyard. Jim teaches marketing courses at Dubuque Senior, where he has taught for the past 35 years. He also teaches a college-level Customer Service class through NICC. Both Jim and Sandra enjoy dining out and trying new restaurants, which make them a good fit for the restaurant reviews.


  1. Family tradition of excellence………The best part is they are great people who wake up every day with the same attitude to make their product——THE BEST IN THE AREA.


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