About Marcella's Italian Kitchen - Polaris
Marcella's Italian Kitchen is a bustling, urban burst of Italian flavor and energy. Serving lunch and dinner daily, Marcella's Italian Kitchen will have a lively atmosphere – whether it be for sharing lunch, dinner or a late night snack. The dynamic bar provides a vibrant venue for sampling from a selection of 50 Italian wines served by the bottle or quartino. The Italian menu features selections of olives, meats, cheese, hot and cold small plates, as well as a variety of pizzas, pastas and Italian specialties. Marcella's Italian Kitchen brings an authentic Italian cafe to the Polaris Town Center, located across the street from Polaris Fashion Place.
Columbus, OH 43240
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday - Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dinner: Monday - Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Friday - Saturday 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Sunday 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary parking is available in a lot right outside of Marcella's Polaris.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
WINE ENTHUSIAST WEDNESDAYS
Receive half off all bottled wines on Wednesday nights.
Start a new Sunday family tradition at Marcella's
Dine with us Sundays and enjoy a Marcella's Chop Salad, Spaghetti & Meatball and a Choice of Chocolate, Pistachio or Honey Vanilla Gelato for only $15.95
Half Price Happy Hour at Marcella's Polaris
Join us for half price happy hour in our bar, cocktail lounge and patio Monday - Friday from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy half off our bar menu and $3 beers, $5 spirits & specialty cocktails, and ½ off select wines.
Marcella's Italian Kitchen - Polaris Ratings and Reviews
Just okay---the Sunday Salad was ordered---the meatball was good but the salad tasted as if it was pre-made earlier in the day--not crisp, just kind of wilted and tasteless. The waiter initially was attentive but lost interest in us after dessert---we likely would have ordered more drinks. Chopped Salad was ordered by two of the people at the table and again, was just okay. One guest ordered the Chicken Parm and was pleased. It just didn't really feel like a Cameron Mitchell Restaurant...seemed more like a casual chain. We have dined at the Short North location several times and it has always been enjoyable.
We love Marcella's in the Short North, so we decided to try Marcella's Polaris. We had great service but unfortunately the food just wasn't that good! My son and his wife did not like the 4 cheese pizza which is hard to believe since he never met a pizza he didn't like. My entree salad was way overdressed. Such is life. We were celebrating a special occasion so none of us said anything about our food until we got in the car, but for the amount of money we spent it was definteily disappointing.
Great food as usual, however service was a little slow this occasion. We waited for an hour and 15 minutes before our entrees were served. Our waitress didn’t check on us for an extended period of time (about 35 minutes) to let us know the status of our food or refill drinks. Once the food arrived everything was great as always.
I brought some family from out of town to Marcella's and they were blown away! The mussels and melted cheese appetizers were amazing! We shared pizzas and pastas and a gluten free ravioli and none of it was left at the end of the meal. Panna cotta and the cherry crustada were a great note to end on. We cannot wait to come back!
Food is always good. But the meatball is a little loose and wet, like a little more firmness.
It was my parents 5th anniversary and I mentioned that in the anniversary. I don't expect anything necessarily but it would've been nice to get a free dessert after spending $150 for dinner, apps and beers.
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