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About Marcello's of New Orleans

Located in New Orleans at 715 St. Charles Avenue in an historic 1930"s building, MARCELLO'S Restaurant & Wine Bar is owned and operated by the Todaro Family.

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.

715 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 5pm;
Happy Hour: Monday - Friday 2:30pm - 6pm;
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Between Julia and Girod

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(504) 581-6333

Website:
http://www.marcelloscafe.com/

Catering:
We offer On and Off site catering options

Parking Details:
Off Street Parking, public pay lot access

Public Transit:
St. Charles Streetcar line runs in front of restaurant

Executive Chef:
Blakely Kymen

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Call us for your special events!

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Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, Marcello's can accommodate all your special event needs.

Marcello's of New Orleans Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (44)
Notable Wine List (43)
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Good for Birthdays (33)
Business Meals (30)
Fit for Foodies (29)
Authentic (28)
Romantic (25)
Good for Groups (24)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Casual (19)
Comfort Food (18)
Cozy (17)
Fun (17)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Creative Cuisine (16)
Pre/post Theatre (15)
People Watching (14)
Bar Seating (13)
Worth the Drive (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Hot Spot (9)
Great for Lunch (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (9)
Happy Hour (9)
Local Ingredients (7)
Scenic View (7)
Tasting Menu (6)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Quick Bite (2)
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 3 days ago

Great Experience!! Loved searching for the best wine to drink with help from staff. Lovely menu with lots to choose from!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Our 2nd visit was just as stellar as our first. Friendly servers who are not overbearing, but anticipate needs and make suggestions. Superb food; immediate table service with authentic Italian bread and olive oil. Choosing your own bottle of wine off the rack caters to individual presence. Not one complaint from any in our group. Warm, ambient atmosphere. Don’t miss this Nola gem.

Tags: Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

Great waiter. Good wines by the glass and extensive selection of high end Italian wines. The grilled artichokes were good but I would have preferred fresh instead of brined. My wife’s lasagne was fantastic. I had the fish special which was a sautéed drum with puttanesca. Flavor was good but the fish serving was very thin and was completely overpowered by the sauce. Needs to be a much more substantial portion. Finished with a nice mascarpone cheesecake. Will return.

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service5
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 6 days ago

Great spot for a business lunch. Super service and delicious food.

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·Dined 6 days ago

Nice restaurant with good food. But neither the food or the service was according the price. There are better places where you can get even better food and better service without paying that amount as at Marcellos. We had to wait for the wine and start eating with only water to drink. There was a big bug found on the Walking on the wall,,,,that was not removed from the restaurant, only thrown on the floor.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 6 days ago

Very nice restaurant with N Italian cuisine. Large wine selection that you walk through to pick out your bottle. Good food at good prices.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation
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food4
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

A real treat. Italian.food done perfectly. They serve real tasty dishes.Will be back. 6 stars!!!!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Poor service. Waiter’s most used frase was : I’m sorry.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great food and service

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Great value with great food and service. Strongly recommend

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Special Occasion
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food5
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great service - eery friendly. ! Excellent food ! Would go there many times. Best part was there wine selection !!

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Wonderful food and atmosphere.The wine selection is outstanding.Had wonderful service.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We love Marcello's! The food is so good, they have the best wine selection in the area, and their service is very personal and welcoming. Marcello's is a fine dining restaurant that somehow manages to pull off a bit of a casual vibe. This was our second time there and our waitress this time, Paulina, was excellent. She was very friendly, patient and informative, not to mention very fast. She recommended the Chicken Palermo and it was sooo delicious! We will start coming here more often for sure.

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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 4, 2017

As always, Marcello’s did not disappoint! Our experience was above and beyond on this particular occasion because of the special of the night... chef created a crispy duck dish that was simply amazing!!!!
Thanks again Marcello’s for a wonderful meal and fanstastic service 😊

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Cozy, Scenic View, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 30, 2017

A group of 4 work friends lunched at Marcello's for a birthday lunch and the restaurant was great, as always. Although there were a few lunch specials on the menu, they have completely done away with a lunch menu. The menu is now the same for both lunch and dinner, which makes it too pricy for a work day lunch unless it's a special occasion.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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food5
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 (London)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Wonderful, as always. We’ll be back during the holidays.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Scenic View, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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food5
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

This place was awesome! The food was fabulous. We were in town for a long weekend to take in a football game and came across this place. I was truly amazed at how good the food was and my cosmo was made perfectly.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Cozy, Authentic
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food5
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Phenomenal in all respects. Food, service, wine selection, and the som helped us pick an awesome bottle.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Picky eaters are welcome here. We were visiting from California and a member of our group was not pleased with traditional New Orleans fare. After many tries we found Maracello's. Made a reservation on Open Table. Took an uber ride and were sitting at our table in 20 minutes.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, People Watching, Cozy, Casual
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food5
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

This was our first trip to New Orleans. Our meal and dessert at Marcellos was fabulous! It was our favorite meal during our stay.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy
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food5
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

Wife and I were on vacation and decided to try Italian food for a change on our last day in New Orleans. Our visit to Marcello's was great. Food and service were excellent and the wine selection was extensive and affordable.

Our bill for an appetizer, two entrees, and a bottle of wine ($59) came to $115 (excluding tip). We had our leftovers for breakfast the next morning prior to our departure. We'd definitely return to Marcello's. When you couple great food with great service, the odds that you will have a fulfilling
dining experience are pretty good.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 26, 2017

This is a good Italian place with excellent wait staff in a beautiful part of New Orleans just west of downtown. There were four people in our party, each ordered something different, and everyone was very happy with it.

Tags: Casual
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food4
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service5
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We have been here several times. Love the food and the wine. Our waiter Justin was a delight.
Will be back for sure.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 26, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Our waitress (Taylor) was attentive and helpful.

Tags: Fun, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Cozy, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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food5
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Great evening. Chris, our waiter was terrific.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 24, 2017

My wife and I started out with an old fashion and a whiskey sour. Good start. Then on to the fritti squid and half of a meat and cheese board. Mussels and sweet potatoe soup for appetizers. We ordered the veal Palermo and I had the filet with shrimp. Both came with pasta. Great place, great service. A nicely designed restaurant with a great view out to the street. Great feel to the interiors. WIll go again in a heartbeat.

Tags: People Watching, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 23, 2017

The food was wonderful, service great and the wine was a great value. This restaurant would be a nice place for any occasion.

Tags: Fun, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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 (New England)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Best veal I have had in a very long time.
A special thanks to Chris. He made accommodations for a change from a party of four to a party of eight at the last minute on a Saturday.
Thank you for taking care of us.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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food5
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service5
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 21, 2017

A group of 7 of us ate here on a Saturday evening. I made the reservation a little late and our group number changed 2 times and the restaurant was very accommodating. They also allowed half of us to be seated while we waited for the other half of our group. The sommelier was very helpful and knowedgeable! We were served house focccaia and olive oil while we waited for our food which was flavorful and delicious. The entree portions were large and filling. I highly recommend the chicken Palermo. we also ordered 2 desserts for the table which are made in house and even though everyone was extremely full at that point they were too good to pass up! Don’t skip out on the cherry bread pudding and raspberry ricotta pound cake. We will definietly be back to eat here again!

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food5
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Wonderful, as usual! Our waiter, Derrick, was spectacular!

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

The price point on entrees is a bit high for what you get.

Tags: Good for a Date
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food4
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 19, 2017

The food was fantastic. Service was great. Wine selection is almost unlimited with 6000 bottles in stock. Desert had a fine finish.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 18, 2017

I absolutely love to dine for business lunches here. Everyone that joins me loves the food and the ambiance as well.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 17, 2017

The food was excellent, and our service was outstanding. We would definitely go back the next time we are in town

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Went to Marcelo’s for my fiancé’s birthday and it was amazing!! I love that you can walk around and pick any wine from a particular region that you want. Additionally our waitress and very nice and attentive. She recommended the pork cheeks and ragu which definitely did not disappoint!!! At the end of the night she brought a little dessert with a candle in it to top off the evening. I would highly recommend this restaurant. Especially for special occasions as it is a bit more on the spendy side but it was definitely worth the money!

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·Dined on October 17, 2017

I wish ALL of the wines were listed on the menu instead of having to walk around and look at them all. A bit uncomfortable. The service wasn’t anything to be proud of. The server was very awkward, forgot my cup of ice, and only checked on us once about 2 mins into the meal. Didn’t offer to refill our wine glasses as they were empty. Pasta was over cooked but meat was great! I’d definitely go back to try more food. I hope I just got a bad server this 1 time.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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food3
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

From an Italian New Yorker visiting NO food was excellent. Highly recommend to friends and family visiting NO

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Service was horrible. Not sure if they were understaffed or we were just not a priority.
I was served my dinner that was cold while we waited 10 minutes for husbands plate to come out of kitchen only to find it burnt to a blacken crisp on the bottom.
I expected great things from this little place and was extremely disappointed. We left without eating.
We did stumble upon Luke and were very impressed not only with the service but the food

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Wine steward was very helpful. Generous servings, great serving staff and food was traditional and tasty.

Tags: Business Meals, Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 12, 2017

We had great service and food was very tasty. Totally enjoyed our experience.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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