The TOWIE star was spotted enjoying a cosy dinner for two near his Essex home with a mystery blonde on Sunday night.
The 25-year-old was obviously enjoying the attentions of his pretty companion as they talked animatedly over their meal.
Who's that girl? TOWIE star Mario Falcone enjoys a cosy dinner with a mystery blonde at an Essex eatery
Whilst tailor Mario was dressed down for his date, leaving his dapper suits at home in favour of jeans and a tight t-shirt, his pretty friend looked smart in her monochrome ensemble.
In high waisted black trousers, a white wrap-over sleeveless shirt and black heels, the mystery girl finished her look with a grey Prada tote bag.
Table for two: Mario and his date were spotted chatting over some wine as they enjoyed their evening
According to onlookers Mario came over unusually shy when he realised he’s been spotted at the restaurant, with the pair leaving in two separate cars.
The Essex boy showed off his muscles as he sped away, with his left arm covered in a fresh bandage after he recently updated his extensive sleeve tattoo.
Whilst the ladies man left separately from his pretty date, both cars were spotted heading toward Mario’s nearby flat, the home he used to share with Lucy.
Distracted: At one point during the dinner Mario's pretty companion was spotted chatting on her mobile
Mario recently insisted he’s happy for his ex-girlfriend, claiming he’s not bitter about her new celeb man.
Speaking to New! Magazine, he said: 'It doesn’t bother me. As long as she’s happy then I’m happy for her.'
Adding to his art: Mario was spotted with a fresh bandage on his arm as he left the restaurant suggesting he's recently added to his tattoo collection
Clearly out to prove that he is unfazed by the fact that Lucy has moved on with one of the world's most lusted after pop stars, he compared himself to Max:
'I’ve made my mistakes. He did what he did with Michelle and I did what I did with Lucy,' he said, referring to reports that the singer cheated on former fiancée Michelle Keegan.
Quick exit: Mario's mystery date didn't look happy to be papped as she left the Essex restaurant and sped away in a separate car
But Mario didn't rule out the pair reuniting, saying: 'Everyone wants to see us back together, but I think we both know that we need to do our separate thing and then you just never know..