Marcello's of New Orleans
With a passion for food and wine, our patriarch, Gene Todaro, Sr., arrived in New Orleans from Sicily in 1961 and, since then, has succeeded as both a wine merchant and restauranteur. Today, MARCELLO'S is the marriage of those two specialties. From Italian classics to modern chef creations, our menu is simple but robust. With our entire restaurant selection on display for guests to personally peruse, our wine program is unique throughout the city. In addition, competitive pricing distinguishes MARCELLO'S from traditional restaurant wine mark-ups.
At MARCELLO'S, you will experience gracious service, an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere, excellent comfort cuisine and a competitively priced, comprehensive wine selection.
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–5:00 pm
Mon–Fri 2:30 pm–6:00 pm
Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Food is amazing and never disappoints. Great wine selection as very affordable prices.
Everything was great. Loved the risotto, meatballs and veal. Our waitress (Jackie I think) was wonderful. She guided us on adjusting the entrée so it exactly fit our taste. I highly recommend this restaurant.
Great meal!! Great service!! Our favorite place in New Orleans!
The food was perfectly prepared, light not heavy ( sometimes Italian can be heavy). The server was attentive without hovering. Test menu varied enough to meet everyone's needs. Quiet enough fo conversation which is unusual for New Orleans. Wine selection reasonable and plentiful.
Excellent food. Great wine selection. Highly recommend
One of our favorite spots whenever we are in New Orleans!
Marcello's was incredible. It's an elegant restaurant in every capacity. The food was excellent along with the wine selection. The service was superb as well. It's a "must-see" when you visit or live in New Orleans. I will definitely come back when in town.
great restaurant.....friendly staff....interesting menu. nice ambiance....would go again and would recommend it to others. small issue: the butter was served "rock" hard for the bread basket.
Great food great service a must when your in New Orleans..👍🏻👍🏻
Great service. Second time we tried the place and still consider it below average food.
I had Veal with artichokes, capers in butter sauce with Angel hair. I loved it!!!
My husband had the Lasagna which he said was ok.
The edges were burnt.
We are from the New York,NJ area where pasta and Lasagna is fabulous .
I will come back when in New Orleans
Wonderful atomsphere and food!!! Highly recommend!
Food was delicious! Service was great! Try the veal, it was so tender.
Food was good. Air conditioning wasn’t working and it was way too hot.
Once again, a spectacular business lunch.
Wonderful service and a fabulous meal! Marcello’s did not disappoint and delivered a fantastic dining experience.
My co-workers and I were in town for a business meeting. Someone suggested going to the wine bar for a quick bite since it was later in the evening. We sat at the bar waiting for our table both bartenders were fantastic friendly and knowledgeable. We then were seated at a table and had the rudest waitress no one felt comfortable even asking for a drink refil. We did not want to complain and hoped it would get better, it did not! I would never go back and told everyone about our experience there. Such a shame for a small place with potential.
Great food and awesome waitress. Didn’t rush us at all, in fact insisted we take our time for the birthday celebration we were having. Great wine selection too
ALL of the food was fabulous.
The unique feature of this restaurant is the wine shop. Instead of reviewing a wine list, one takes a short walk to the back of the building to look at the actual extensive wine selection. The staff helped the process without being overbearing. We tried a new Italian wine that was outstanding.
We started with the crabmeat and fried eggplant app. The style was napoleon style, with a layer of eggplant, then crab meat, etc. It was amazing. There was not one piece of crab shell in the meal. I do not even care for eggplant, but this recipe was quite tasty.
My wife tried the bolonase over pappardelle pasta. It was wonderful. Classic style.
I tried the pork cheeks. The waitress recommended pappardelle pasta and I fortunately took her recommendation. The recipe was savory, with a brown sauce. I would definitely order this again.
For dessert, we shared the cheesecake-mascarpone with a mixed berry reduction. This was prepared to perfection-great crust, smooth cheese filling and topped off with sweet berries.
Ask for Elliot-she was great! We will definitely return!
Wonderful place. Be sure to have reservations so you get to sit among the racks of wine. Excellent preparation and great Italian dishes.
The wine experience is "A" and the service was very good "B/B+" Unfortunately the food was only "C". Antipasta was excellent! The eggplant parm was deep fried and finished in the oven with sauce and melted cheese, very short-cut. The tomatoes in the caprese salad were the cheapest, whitest grocery store produce. The carbonara was glop. Awesome wine list, and good service. The food....they just didn't even try.
The meal was exceptional. The wine market concept gave an outstanding selection and final choice that perfectly accompanied our meals. Just a great experience on our 50th anniversary celebration with our family.
A nice experience with attentive and friendly service provided by Elliott. Food was good and a nice variety to choose from. A good selection of wines but not familiar names.
Food and service were great but so noisy that we had to yell to have a conversation- on a Monday night!
Liked everything about it but the noise level.
In a city filled with fabulous restaurants, Marcello's is definitely a standout. Charming atmosphere, amazing wine list (buy by the bottle, prices are great!) and the food is amazing. I had been to the one in Baton Rouge which was also fantastic so we decided to try this one and it did not disappoint. Our server was especially great!
Absolutely amazing!! Great value, awesome food, spectacular service (Amanda)
Great food and the service was excellent. It is a terrific place to get together with friends. We were not rushed nor pressured by our waitress so we were able to relax and enjoy being together.
The food and the ambiance were excellent the food was served hot and we never felt rushed. Would eat there again
Everything was exceptional from cocktails to dessert. Great. friendly service. Will visit often
The food and service were so outstanding that we went twice. Even though nothing vegan was on the menu, the chef graciously made delicious vegan meals on both occasions. Anytime we are in New Orleans, Marcello's will top of our list for dining.
The attentive service perfectly completed the food. The sommelier was knowledgeable and very helpful. A great dining experience!
This was a great little find for us. We were looking for a quiet place to enjoy a good bottle of wine and have some light food and it didn't dissapoint. The food was very good and the service was awesome. They spent time to talking with us to find the bottle that fit our tatses. Definitely worth a visit - highly recommend.
Was rushed through the entire meal. Was brought dessert when we still had an entree plate on the table we were still eating. Had a 4 course meal in an hour. Talked to the manager; he offered nothing to lead me to believe anything would be changed. Don’t go here if you want a leisurely dining experience.
Food was just ok. Expensive for the quality received. Service...meh. Overall kind of disappointing.
A wonderful family dinner with outstanding food, service and wine! Thank you!
Visiting New Orleans and we were looking for a place to eat away from the French Quarter. Saw a review for Marcellos and decided to try it. So happy we did. The staff was extremely attentive and friendly. Food was delicious and much better than expected.
Great food and service. I’m never disappointed and always pleasantly surprised by how wonderful Marcello’s is.
First time to Dine at your restaurant and the food was amazing. The staff was very courteous and we had some of the best cocktails ever. Worm and friendly atmosphere! Be one of our favorites when visiting NOLA .
Always a magnificent meal here. Great wines to choose from. If you decide to get a bottle, you get to walk through their wine shelves to pick your own. Don't worry, they will also discuss the wines with you as you wander. Prices are listed on the bottles for the wines, and there is very little mark up. Always a wonderful evening here.
Fabulous restaurant. Magnificent food. Amazing Chef Blakley always does it right. Elliott brings outstanding service to the table. Great wine selection at such reasonable prices. Simply a perfect dining experience. The entire team here just makes it work. You’ll always go back for more!