Marcella's

4.7
4644 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Marcella’s is a bustling, urban burst of Italian flavor & energy. Marcella’s has a lively atmosphere – whether it be for sharing 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 (1/3 of the bottle), but don’t forget about the ample offerings of antipasti & pizza. Marcella’s brings an authentic Italian cafe to Columbus’ Short North Arts District.

We are proud to announce our new, state-of-the-art Air Filtration and Air Purification systems have been installed in our Columbus, Ohio restaurants. Our NEW iWave Air Purification system, along with MERV Filters, will eliminate 99.4% of all airborne pathogens, including viruses and COVID-19, making our indoor dining safer than ever.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 4644 people are saying
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vipDonald
Columbus
397 reviews
Dined 6 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A delicious Italian meal

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JustinW
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing atmosphere. Amazing food. Overall just a fabulous restaurant. Not too expensive either

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pizza was great!

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Andrew
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Michael was such a enjoyable guy to talk to and gave us really great recommendations on wine, food and desserts. He was right about all of it, it was slammin’

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BgChief
Toledo
16 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

First time at Marcella’s. Had a reservation and were seated promptly. Krystal took excellent care of us. All meals were excellently prepared. Will definitely return when visiting Columbus.

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best happy hour in Columbus. Excellent service, excellent food.

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TomC
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service and great company ❤️

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BurghEater
Pittsburgh
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service and nice atmosphere. Will definitely go back.

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Elisabeth
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Minnie was super sweet and helpful and as always the food here was amazing. Minnie also went to the kitchen to ask about getting me a dessert as I was celebrating a 10 year anniversary, and it made the night feel special. Thanks again for a wonderful night! I highly recommend Marcella’s!

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KailT
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

It's very dark inside but the happy hour is great! Our waitress seemed very busy but was helpful when we could get her attention.

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vipdiscerning
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Truly terrible food. Poorly cooked overly salty a worthless place avoid at all costs

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Buckeye
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Two minor issues…the temperature in the restaurant was very hot. Also, our waitress spelt our water when she filled our water glasses. We had to ask her for a towel to dry the table. Otherwise, food was delicious.

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AllenV
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every time we come to Columbus we must eat here and we have never been disappointed!!! Food and service is top of the line!!!

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LISAC
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The server, Matt, was so kind & energetic. Delicious restaurant!

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ChadA
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The Service was great and we loved the food!! A great way to celebrate a special occasion!

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vipmikes
Salt Lake City
8 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

We had a nice night. We Have been there on multiple other occasions. This one was atypical. The entrees did not arrive at the same time. One was cold. One was barely warm. Only one was actually hot.
The calamari app had hardly any calamari.
The food was just not good. I am sure it would be better at the appropriate temperature.
Generally disappointing.

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EricT
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was incredible

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ShellyB
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, so much flavor! Sangria was excellent!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The food and restaurant were great! We were a little disappointed in the service.

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ElizabethS
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our host and server were both outstanding! We sat at the high top tables around 5:30 on a Thursday. It was definitely busy but we got our drinks and food insanely quick and everything was amazing!

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vipJMH1
Cleveland
17 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, as usual. Our waiter was excellent - very pleasant and helpful with our selections.

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vipDave
Cleveland
275 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great wine list. Food was outstanding. I had spaghetti and meat ball. The sauce was amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing happy hour and food is great!

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chefboyrdave
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our dinner at Marcellas. We had dinner before the Jim Gaffigan show at Nationwide Arena. Our server was excellent! Our meal was great as always. The veal meatball is amazing and so is the calamari. We would have been fine with just having apps for dinner, but I know the chicken marsala is tasty as well, si ordered that as my entree. My wife had the Caesar salad which was a perfect size for her to eat for dinner. Prices are very reasonable and it is a Cameron Mitchell restaurant. So can you really go wrong? In my mind, no.

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vipDanf
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience2

I made my reservation over a week ahead of time. We were put at a high top bar table in the front corner. People came in after the OSU football game. It became so crowded that people were bumping into us and we couldn't even get out to use the restroom or leave. It was a mess. Service- it took 3 1/2 hours to order get our food and finish our meal . The waitress was nowhere to be found and when she did try to get to us or serve us it was so crowded she could barely get through to us. The cheese plate was not what I remember. 2 bites per selection of 5 cheeses for $25 and the chutney served in plastic takeout containers?...very poor value. Not a good dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It was my birthday dinner-food was really good.

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary dinner with friends enjoyable and tasty

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BruceN
Cincinnati
5 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

I took my adult son to Marcella's on 11/12/2021 for early dinner (4:45 pm). We were seated on time and our server provided excellent service. The menu is traditional Italian fare (pasta, pizzas, salads, etc.). I had the spaghetti and meatball which was delicious. I also had the warm olive appetizer that was very salty but also very good. By the time we concluded our dinner, the place was quite full and rather loud, but not terrible. We ordered a bottle of nice wine that came with little cocktail glasses rather than normal wine glasses. I politely requested normal stemmed wine glasses, and our server was able to find them and give them to us. Again, our server (Anthony) was very nice and attentive. We enjoyed our meal and will probably return. There is a public parking garage (Joseph Garage) very close by, so parking was not a problem, especially if you use the Park Columbus app and pay in advance.

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EricE
Columbus
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server Stephanie was great and even though the restaurant was crowded for a Thursday night, my friends and I enjoyed ourselves. Thanks again!

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greti
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband’s boss was in town and asked for a recommendation for 8 of us. Everyone loved Marcellas! Service was great, food was fantastic. we ordered apps (gotta have the meatball!) and entrees and each person raved. And this is a group of food people. Thanks for a great nite!

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LynnAnn
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Before concert meal!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic food and service, will definitely be returning!

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OpenTable Diner
Mexico City
2 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Pizza (Margherita) : good. Salad (Marcella’s) :good. Beer (CBC ipa on tap) : good. But spaghetti and clams : ten times over cooked. Guys, Italian pasta must be cooked AL DENTE and nothing else !! Spaghetti is no mashed potatoes ! When you have an Italian flag on the door, you do not fool around when it comes to this. Pleasant service.

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Annette
Toledo
6 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dia was an excellent server and we had a lovely meal and excellent wine!

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Paul
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Food was great, server was amazing, drinks were phenomenal, but we were bummed to be sat in the bar area. We wanted a quieter table and that’s what we booked. Unfortunately, they didn’t have it available when we got there for our reservation.

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theresaj
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience4

1. Reservation set and the table was not available. We waited 20 minutes and arrived 5 minutes early.
2. Tables too close due to Covid
3. Ordered an appetizer, out of it.
4. Portion size of items very small for price and taste.
5. Ordered dessert, out of it.

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JohnF
Columbus
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent and Michael our waiter was engaging and efficient.

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vipTracyC
Cleveland
10 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal and service!

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Foodie
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was an outstanding evening and the food was excellent

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RobertD
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food. Best Italian meal I’ve had in a year.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Marcella's using the Order Online button. Marcella's also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (614) 223-2100.

Marcella's is rated 4.7 stars by 4644 OpenTable diners.

Marcella's does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.cameronmitchellgiftcards.com/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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