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About Marcellino Ristorante

The secrets of authentic Italian cuisine are proudly showcased by the man who creates the most innovative dishes this side of heaven. Let Chef Marcellino mesmerize your palate any night of the week with hand-crafted, naturally flavored pastas [saffron, squid ink, cacio e pepe, etc.]; heaps of crustaceans; wild game; reduction sauces; seasonal truffles and more. Seeking simplicity? Scialatielli alle Vongole. Comfort food? Gnocchi so light and sumptuous they'll make you sigh. Decadence? Porcini-infused Fettuccine, sautéed with generous amounts of lobster, shitake mushrooms and a white truffle drizzle. Vegetarian: Fettucine Contadina with a dollop of ricotta. Vegan and no-gluten options available; please allow extra preparation time or provide advance notice if possible. Celebrate your next occasion with us, and share the delicious, old-World elegance of a Marcellino experience with your family & friends!

7114 East Stetson Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, European, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH
Tuesday - Sunday 12pm - 3
CLIENTS HAVE SCHEDULED A PRIVATE PARTY THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9TH, AND WITH OUR APOLOGIES THE RESTAURANT WILL BE CLOSED FOR DINNER

DINNER
Monday - Thursday 4 - 10
Friday - Saturday 4 - 11
Sunday 4 - 9

[Dark on certain holidays and for two weeks every July]
We will be closed for summer vacation July 16th through August 2nd, Re-open August 3rd for dinner at 4pm.

Cross Street:
Camelback Road/Scottsdale Road

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(480) 990-9500

Website:
http://marcellinoristorante.com/

Entertainment:
THURSDAYS
Live Jazz 6 - 9 pm

SATURDAYS
Big Band, Swing, R&B & more 7 - 10 pm

Catering:
Dream of celebrating your Wedding, a special Anniversary, or milestone Birthday in Italy? Taking 50 or 100 of your closest family & friends to the Italian countryside may be a fantasy, but having Chef Marcellino bring authentic Italian cuisine to your location is entirely possible. Have a festa all'italiana right here in Arizona, no passports required.

Parking Details:
GARAGE Free, public parking directly beneath us. Enter on West side of Stetson Drive, between 5th & 6th Avenues. Marcellino is most easily accessed by the circular stairway or elevator/stairwell just directly adjacent.

VALET Stetson Dr just North of 6th Ave, or corner of 6th Ave & Stetson near the Clock Tower

STREET 5th or 6th Avenues, Craftsman Court, Marshall Way

NORDSTROM GARAGE a short walk across the pedestrian bridge over the canal.

Public Transit:
Downtown Scottsdale's free, public 'Olley the Trolley' -- running every 10 minutes from Scottsdale Fashion Square and numerous stops throughout Old Town.

http://www.dunntransportation.com/dunntransit.html

Hospitality Trolley: Between several nearby resorts and the downtown area, runs January-March only.

Executive Chef:
Chef Marcellino Verzino

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:

SUMMER SUPPER: $35 tasting menu available nightly through September 12th: Prosecco | Antipasto choice | Secondo choice | Biscotti


LITE BITES: 4:00 - 6:00 pm daily at the bar

BAR: Ideal for solo dining or 2-3 guests short on time. C.E., David & Lucky are delighted to pour your preferred vino, shake up your favorite cocktail or tempt you to try something new.

TO GO: Call ahead & we'll have it ready at the time you specify.

Private Dining

Whether celebrating special occasions with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, Marcellino Ristorante can accommodate all your special event needs.

Marcellino Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Romantic (34)
Good for a Date (26)
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Fit for Foodies (17)
Live Music (15)
Notable Wine List (15)
Worth the Drive (14)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Business Meals (9)
Cozy (9)
Local Ingredients (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Fun (5)
People Watching (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Casual (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
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Waterfront (3)
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined 2 days ago

It was perfect! It met every expectation! The chef came out and spoke to us, the food was fantastic, the wait staff was wonderful.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 3, 2017

There is a somewhat cold atmosphere in this restaurant . The menu had lots of pastas but nothing we found enticing . The pasta with carbonara sauce was very salty— almost inedible.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Italian with a twist. Pretentious. Would be ok if they could have knocked it out of the park. Maybe better for apps, salad, and wine over a proper meal. Didn't love it. Didn't hate it. Would give it another shot, but not dying to go back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Live Music, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 19, 2017

I had the rosemary chicken and my boyfriend had the ragu pasta.. I really enjoyed it,the food is delicious service is great.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 19, 2017

One of our favorite restaurants. Loved everything about our evening at Macellino’s.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Live Music
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 (West Virginia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Has become my favorite Scottsdale restaurant . Seviice and menu Advise is exceptional. Pasta as it’s best. Some interesting wine selections. The truffle and sausage pasta was exceptional. Expensive, but over all worth it. Outside dinning a plus.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

This restaurant is a gem!! One of the best we have been to. We never get tired of the exquisite food and great service. Every time we visit Scottsdale, we eat here at least once, usually two or three times.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Romantic, People Watching
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Was great. Front to back!

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I'm an Italian Restaurant fan! This is one of the best here in the Valley and I think in the US. And, I travel a lot and eat out a lot. The creative food and menu is tops. The owners are friendly and get to know you. Staff is well trained. All in all a MUST! Oh and by all means - try one of the special homemade pasta dishes which the wait staff "present to you" (off menu).

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Live Music, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Loved the live music by the chef's wife and the food was delicious!! Will go back the next time in Scottsdale

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Wonderful pasta. Excellent fairly priced unique Italian wine list. Unusual gorgonzola veal dish worth trying if you like mild blue cheese sauce. Good service.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Marcellino's pasta is always out of this world. Perfect flavors, textures, ingredients, and presentation. The restaurant is always romantic, and offers excellent service, nice ambiance, and consistency you can count on for special occasions.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Small Expensive homemade pasta dishes. $16.95tartufo for dessert was beyond expensive for a teenie tiny one scoop of ice cream. Salads were fresh and tasty however.

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

We very much enjoyed our dinner here . The food was delicious and the ambience was just amazing. We requested a table outside and it was very magical with the lights, Beautiful temperature and delicious food .

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Fun, Authentic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Fantastic Meal! Great service!

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Upon entering we were offered a table inside or out. Before we could open our mouths to answer another hostess said "I don't have any more table's outside." Fair enough, but we saw many people coming in after us who were immediately ushered to an outside table. I realize that some of them may have been reserved, but I had a view to the outside from my table, and only a few had reserve signs on them. Can't help wondering, was it the way we looked, dressed, our age?
The service was excellent, and our waiter was top notch. However, the meal I ordered was very bland. It was hot and fresh though. My husband's meal was delicious, so it depends on what you order.
Personally, I would not go there again.

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·Dined on October 23, 2017

This restaurant was recommended by friends for the creative and kitchen made pasta dishes and it did not disappoint.
Friendly creative bartender and gracious host.
Ambience was quiet and friendly and our waitress couldn’t be more accommodating.
A home run.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Good for a Date, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Our favorite — Authentic Italian food made from scratch. The pasta is handmade, the sauces are fantastic, and the entrees are delicious. I wish we had saved room for dessert.

The wine list is extensive and although there are a lot of expensive offerings, there are also reasonably priced and delicious wines. And the wait staff is very helpful with the wine list.

Marcellino has a full bar and a very comfortable dining room. Outdoor seating looks great but we wanted to listen to the live jazz, which is always fantastic without being overpowering.

We couldn’t have been happier with our anniversary dinner. Try the lamb Ragu.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 19, 2017

My second visit in 2 months. I am in love with their pasta and apple galatta!

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·Dined on October 16, 2017

We waited a good 10 minutes before we got greeted by an actual server. We were starving. I asked our waiter to go over the gluten free options and I felt like he completely disregarded my whole question. I just wanted to know the best things so I could order.... instead I got their pasta spheel... the food took FOREVER to get to us from appetizer to dinner. My date explained that if he were by himself, he would have left already. I completely agree. The food was really good, service could definitely improve.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Authentic Italian cuisine.
Homemade pastas.
Been going to this place for years.
They NEVER disappoint.
Even our server was Italian. And she was terrific.
Five Stars!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Live Music, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Loved this reastarnt will be our go to when Sassi closes great service. And loved the live music. It was there but did not overtake the place. U could still have a nice conversation without yelling. Pasta all home made excellent!!!!!!

Tags: Live Music, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Cozy
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Loved the pasta - obviously made fresh, chewy and lovely. Served with an appropriate light sauce. We had a prosciutto and mozzarella app - perfect.
The vocal music was a bit loud at the table we had. I'd have rather had a quiet dinner.

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

Was great. Service was awesome and the food and wine was very tasty. Highly recommend.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Thirty seven dollars for pasta is absurd. This eatery justifies this rip off by touting "artisanal pasta" as it's specialty. NewsFlash: Every Italian woman in New Jersey can make her pasta from scratch (artisanal pasta). It is just pasta.

Do not be swayed by the pompous waiter, who reverently displays samples of the pasta varieties as if they were relics of St. Padre Pio. It is just pasta.

I suppose the chef-owner must do something to pay the high rents of Old Town Scottsdale. Serving food worth the expense would have been a better solution. It is just pasta.

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vip
 (Tallahassee)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Wonderful meal our waitress was wonderful as well, it was our anniversary and they started us out with a nice complementary drink !

Tags: Scenic View, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Lovely; but quite pricey

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Overall it was good, but nothing overly "special". The interior is beautiful and our requested table was perfect. Service was pretty good to start, but waned as our waiter got spread over multiple tables. We would certainly return to try other items on the menu and with expectations reset would likely be able to give a better review.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We arrived after our reservation (we were traveling with a newborn) and were worried that the kitchen might close. Thankfully we were accommodated and taken care of quite well. They we very warm and patient, oh and the food was fantastic! The live music also helped create a nice atmosphere.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 1, 2017

An outstanding Italian restaurant. The food is something special, and very authentic Italian. Excellent atmosphere, both inside the restaurant and in the outside seating area. Very competent and attentive wait staff. We will be returning.

Tags: People Watching, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Made reservations here to celebrate my boyfriends birthday. They went above and beyond my requests and gave us most romantic table on the patio, provided a small complementary appetizer, dessert and cocktails. The service all the way from the waiter to the owners was outstanding in creating the perfect experience. Our waiter gave us a great idea of splitting our pasta dishes since my bf and I wanted the same two and they coursed them out for us. This allowed us to try two of their homemade pastas which were some of the best Italian dishes and pastas we both had ever had and it allowed us to relax and enjoy the variety of courses that were both ordered and complementary as part of the bday surprise. This is not a restaurant where they try to rush you or turn over tables. Your experience is most important to the staff and owners. We will absolutely be back and support this wonderful restaurant. Splurge and order the homemade pastas. Worth every penny!

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Excellent ambience with a nice outdoor patio. Nice wine list especially with Italian wine options. Very nice homemade pasta with tasty sauces. Excellent service. Complimentary biscotti and Lemoncello after the meal. Pricy but not out of line for fine dining.
Would go back.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 25, 2017

We ate at Marcellino Ristorante for my husband's birthday. The weather was glorious so we sat on the patio and enjoyed dusk and night skies. The service was great, the ambience was wonderful and the food was super-wonderful. My filetto was perfectly prepared and luscious and my husband's fish "soup" was beautiful and perfect. The chocolate mousse was close to perfect -- silky smooth and rich chocolate flavor.

The best way to sum up our dinner was my husband's comment, "This is like being in Italy!" Thank you for a wonderful evening.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Authentic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Wonderful pasta, authentic Italian in AZ is hard to find but Marcelino is the real thing. We had a great meal.

Tags: Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Live Music
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 24, 2017

A very busy night for the restaurant and due to great lower temps outdoor was slammed. It took very long to get our 1st bottle of wine and then to find our waiter to order a 2nd bottle was worse. We ordered the bottle 10 minutes before our food can and it arrived about 10 minutes after the food arrived. The food is worth the wait though.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Great experience and fantastic cuisine

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We really think this restaurant is great and the staff is excellent and very friendly and helpful. We were there for restaurant week, which is always fun. I think that there was a problem with our order because it took forever for our appetizers to arrive. Even the people who sat down awhile after we did, received their appetizers first. When I called the waiter over, he was so nice and said it would be right out. And it was. The food, as usual, was delicious! My wife had the salmon and I had the filet. Perfect.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Gave advanced noticed that we would be celebrating my wife's birthday. The staff was extremely hospitable and friendly, and made congratulated her multiple times throughout the evening. The ambiance was perfect for a date night and the food was remarkable. The pasta was extremely tasty!

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·Dined on September 21, 2017

Remarkable 3 course dinner. Drinks were exquisite and were perfectly paired with all courses. Great ambiance and service, very romantic and intimate.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Healthy, Authentic, Fun, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Great experience. The service was 5 star. The food was amazing. We had the prosciutto wrapped mozzarella to start. It was so fresh & delicious. I had the spinach & ricotta ravioli for dinner. Very flavorful. I highly recommended!

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