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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.
Columbus, OH 43215
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 4:00pm. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 4:00pm. to 12:00 a.m.
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Book your bachelorette party at Marcella’s! Nestled in the Short North Arts District, and near the Arena District, Marcella’s is the perfect place to begin your bachelorette party night. Choose one of our special packages, or we’ll work with you to create the ultimate bridal party experience! Minimum of 10 guests per package. Call 614.223.2100 today and ask to speak with Dain Cooke. Congratulations on your engagement, and we hope to celebrate
with you soon at Marcella’s Ristorante, Pizzeria and Wine Bar!
Valet Parking is available for $10 during dinner service.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Wine Enthusiast Night
Join us for Wine Enthusiast Nights at Marcella's Short North on Sunday and Monday evenings. You'll receive 25% off all bottled wines on our exclusive Italian wine list. Salute!
Happy Hour at Marcella's Short North
Join us for half price happy hour in our bar and cocktail lounge, Monday - Friday from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Enjoy half off selected food and drink menu items during happy hour in the bar area.
Marcella's Ratings and Reviews
Marcella's food and service are always good but people are just packed in too tightly. The servers have difficulty getting around. I got bumped into at least 3 times and wound up with servers' butts a couple inches away from my face a few times. Can't blame the servers as they're just trying to move around and do their jobs, it's just the restaurant crams in too many tables.
Made a 6:30 PM reservation for Saturday night and was very disappointed to be presented with a pager and being told to wait for a table. Apparently this is a common practice. The reservation just puts you in the queue ahead of walk-ins. It does not guarantee you’ll get a table when you arrive at your appointed time.
The place is very popular for Happy Hour (from 4-6). The bar was standing room only and all the tables were reserved. Both the bar and table staff were very friendly and made excellent suggestions. The food was outstanding. I recommend the Meatball as a "must get" appetizer. There is no way to wrong with any of the food options. Reservations highly recommended if you don't want to stand and wait for over an hour.
Impressive restaurant design and excellent service. The menu options and specials were outstanding and my date went formidable. Would recommend trying this place in Short North to anyone. Worth every penny, especially if going as a group/date for an exquisite italian dining experience
We enjoyed our meal at Marcella’s! This is always a favorite of mine when I’m in town, and when I was asked to find a spot for dinner for a group with several diverse dining needs, it was a no-brainer to come here! The vegetarians and those with allergies had a great experience and my fettuccine with meatball was delicious too!
The food is amazing! However, I had people with me from out of town to celebrate a birthday, ask for a dessert sent over after dinner, we never got it. We asked for 1 check, they split it and when we asked to put together they said no it was already split. Asked for the manager and she threatened to throw us out. Who does that as a manager? When all we wanted was 1 bill! She was completely rude and out of line to say that! One of us manages a restaurant and I’ve been a retail manager for over 10 years and very disappointed how the staff acted as well as embarrassed since I recommended the place to my out of town guests.
Excellent service, we arrived 8 minutes late for our reservation & they acted like it was no problem at all! We ordered our food at 5:40pm and it arrived st our table by 5:55. Great atmosphere and clean restaraunt. Our serve was very educated on the menu when we asked about several dishes and particular sauces. We were in and out in 50 min, from time of sit down, with an app and my husband enjoyed a couple beers & without the feeling of being rushed. We will be visiting this restaraunt again very soon!! A++++
It was mine and my boyfriends first time dining here for happy hour. We have never been to marcellas before and always like to try somewhere new. We won a gift card and decided to try it. Our server Kevin was amazing. He recommended the potato pizza which was amazing and we got the calamari which was incredible. As a server in the short north I can say he was the best service my boyfriend and I have ever had. He explained the drinks perfectly. I asked for a manager to compliment him I was so impressed. We will definitely be dining there again probably as soon as next week and adventuring to more Cameron Mitchell restaurants sooon. Thank you for a great experience!
Had a reservation and still had to wait a while to be seated. Our waiter was slow and took forever for drinks, bread, order food, etc. She messed up our checks and then had attitude as if was our fault. I will say this is my first bad experience at Marcellas.
Marcella's is an upscale Italian Restaurant with great food and a fine wine list. The food was fantastic. Marcella brings to your table Mama's recipes, piping hot, in a traditional Italian atmosphere. On a cold autumn day the aromas and the taste makes you feel like your favorite aunt gave you that hug you always savor. This is a great spot to go on a date; but this is THE PLACE for Friends and family to reconnect. Make your reservations early, or wait about an hour as a walk-in on Saturday night.
The food was fantastic. We were put on high stools in the dining room. I'm sixty - very difficult to sit and extremely hard to have conversation with my family whom we were celebrating a birthday.
I can't say enough about the food. I will choose the other location for conversation reasons!
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