Marcello's of Lafayette

4.8
213 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
At Marcello's Wine Market Cafe we specialize in true Italian cooking. We use the freshest ingredients that reflect authentic Sicilian cuisine with a touch of Northern Italy. Shop our retail section to pair the perfect wine with your meal. You are certain to have the most unique dining experience in Lafayette.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, Sicilian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(337) 235-1002
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
David Graeff
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Private party facilities
Our Godfather Room is used for private dining for up to 30 people.
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Private party contact
Thessa Young: (337) 235-1002
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
East Bayou Parkway
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Parking details
Parking lot at restaurant
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wine
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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Food & service was outstanding!

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5.0Dined on June 7, 2018

Seth the waiter was very helpful and courteous. The Chairman’s Choice steak was phenomenal. I highly recommend it.

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Waiter was fantastic. Even able to recommend things off the menu.
Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on May 30, 2018

Great food, great service. Best restaurant in town!

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

I am from Lafayette and this is one of my absolute favorite restaurants in Lafayette. If you enjoy authentic Italian food this is the place your you. Best wine selection in Lafayette. Great service!

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2018

The pasta was very good, nice restaurant, service was excellent.

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Great as usual. Tasty but a little slow on the kitchen. Had plenty of drink.

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5.0Dined on May 17, 2018

This was an awesome all around experience. Food very flavorful and portions were just right. Waiter was knowledgeable about the wine and recommended a very nice bottle. Service was fantastic. The surprise of the evening was the croutons. Will be back

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Graduation

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4.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Good service if you are not in one of the back rooms.
Food was very good. My husband loved the lobster mac and cheese. My artichokes were great. The veal parmigiana was divine. Service was a tad slow but they did look slammed at 7:00

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Senior ring ceremony

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Great service great food

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Always delicious! You can’t beat the Shrimp Papate’! The service is always good, too.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Consistent, reliable and always good for the best Italian in town.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

The classic Italian dishes are excellent. The service is fantastic and the wine list is awesome. We love this restaurant and recommend it for any occasion.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

I live 75 miles away; worth the drive and have done it three or four times a year.
It's a toss up as to the wine, service and the food; all are 5 STAR. I am a second
generation Sicilian and so is Gene; the proprietor. He too is 5 STAR.

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Food was delicious as well as the wine. Overall good time.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

I've been to Marcello's many times. Always consistent, lots of variety, good quality for the price. I would highly recommend Marcello's. I'll be back.

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3.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Our server wasn't great but it was our very first experience of a mediocre waitstaff. Normally our experience is delightful, but our server was not with it.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Very good Italian cuisine, great wine selection, nice atmosphere, good service.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Consistently delicious with an upscale, yet relaxed atmosphere. Great for business meetings, special occasions, and everything in between. Best wine list (and prices) in town, food and service are always excellent. Highly recommended!

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Never a disappointment, regardless of the day of the week or time. Always consistent and reliable and a very inviting atmosphere with prompt and polite service and a menu that has items that will appeal to all. The wine selection cannot be challenged. It's unbelievable and priced right. There is no price gouging at this fine restaurant. It's very popular locally so make your reservations early and if you are there when Gene is on site, you'll even have more fun. While I'm at it, if you happen to be in New Orleans, you absolutely will not be disappointed with Marcello's downtown location on St. Charles Avenue, where advanced reservations are even more important.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Need more meat/shrimp/etc in the entree

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Fantastic! Great food and great atmosphere!wonderful veal dishes and great wine selection.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

My wife and l came on a Thursday night for an evening together before a business meeting, it was our second visit, and we had a great dinner!

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Lovely, fairly quiet restaurant. Appetizers, entrees were exceptionally good - I'm pickier than usual since am a James Beard Foundation member. All desserts were heavy, rich, sweet. Greater variety of types, textures, sweetness would have been helpful, but more tempting.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

outstanding dishes n recipes. wine selection is the best ever. you can pick you wine by browsing the wine racks that are in the dining area. this is the real Sicilian thing.

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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

Food and service outstanding, as usual. Marcello’s never ever disappoints.

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5.0Dined on January 30, 2018

We were given an excellent table in the dining area. You walk to the wine area to choose your wine, much like shopping in a wine store. The selection was amazing and reasonably priced, for a restaurant. Our food was prepared perfectly and was delicious. Absolutely a gem of a restaurant.

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4.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Birthday lunch with family! Everybody likes their food! Soup always good! Fried shrimp BLT awesome! Eggplant fried With crabmeat on top good ! We were there from just before 12:00 until 1:30? Entirely too slow ! I don’t think it was the waiter who did ok but the kitchen was backed up it seemed! It was full on a friday at 12:00! But it usually is so disappointed entree didn’t come out sooner!

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

Always consistent and delicious !

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5.0Dined on January 22, 2018

I love Marcellus for almost any special occasion, as well as for everyday dining. Always consistently good food- even the specials.

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4.0Dined on January 22, 2018

Marcello's makes wonderful Italian food. We had a fish dish and a shrimp/linguini pasta--both delicious. Marcello's makes fantastic cappuccinos too, and has a nice by the glass wine list. Service is fantastic. The only glitch on our visit--which was unusual--was a crying baby who was with less than attentive parents. Totally tough situation for the restaurant of course. Still highly recommend Marcello's.

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Our server was great! Barbara was very knowledgeable and professional. She took great care of us and knew we had a deadline. We will be back!

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5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Always consistent. Food and wait staff.

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5.0Dined on January 4, 2018

Ashley was wonderful taking care of wife and I Good time!!!

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5.0Dined on January 3, 2018

Love this place!

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5.0Dined on December 28, 2017

The service was very good. The food was great. It was my second time here’s do would definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Marcellos is our favorite restaurant in town.
Food is excellent, service is excellent, and ambiance is excellent. Great for special occasions and everyday dining. Great for two people or a group.
Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Perfect Evening!! The service was fantastic. This lady could not have been nicer or more informative.

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