Trattoria Marcella

4.8
1392 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Throughout the years Trattoria Marcella has enjoyed critical acclaim from food writers and repeat guests from St. Louis and all over the world. Owner/ Chef Steve Komorek has been named Sauce Magazine Chef of the Year and has earned a Masters of Italian Cooking from Slow Food in Jesi, Italy. Trattoria Marcella’s wine program has been recognized by Wine Spectator many times. Consistently Trattoria Marcella ranks in the top of Zagat Guides most popular Saint Louis restaurants and best Italian food categories for St. Louis restaurants. Come in to Trattoria Marcella today.
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LoriO
St. Louis
3 reviews
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was excellent but we were seated by the kitchen which ruined the ambience. The waitress was efficient but was it very friendly.

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OpenTable Diner
St. Louis
9 reviews
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service!!! Wonderful experience! I will be back.

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GeorgeC
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food here was absolutely delicious. The waiter gave a recommendation, which was right on target. The whole restaurant was fairly full, so the noise level was a bit high but not unbearable.

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DejaG
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food1service1ambience1

I use to work here and was very disappointed the food quality was definitely down yall use too be know for your fritto misto calamari but it was saidly bland and slimy the crust was falling off chicken soto was burnt ans skillet definitely wasnt clean i could taste it lasagna was sweet and lacked seasoning and garlic and noodles and risotto where well over cooked! I probably wont ever come back I loved the food at Trattoria Marcella but this visit definitely left a bad taste in my mouth your servers ignore their customers i was waiting for food for 3 house and only got one drink and was given bread twice once from the gentleman who washes dishes

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fantastic. We had the stuffed artichoke, mista salad, chicken spiedini and chicken Soto. Both were good but my mom and I both agree the Soto was the winner. Such a good flavor and isn’t too heavy of a dish. The wine was also great and served in a liter which I enjoyed. We had the red blend from Tuscany.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our waiter ,Mike, was outstanding and the service was superb. A little disappointed with a 4 cheese pizza we had but the shrimp scampi was amazing. Overall a wonderful experience and will definitely be returning many times!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding and we have great service

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MandyK
St. Louis
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Mike was exceptional. He guided us on dinner selections and made sure our food was satisfactory. We’ve been relying on carry out for so long that it was wonderful to enjoy it back at the restaurant. Their food is consistently amazing!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Service was very good. Food bland.

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JuneC
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Lovely place for birthday dinner; thank you for a delicious treat!

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TomRR
Austin
3 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food with a nice atmosphere. Easily able to hear everyone at the table even with a full room.

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RichL
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything here was absolutely top notch. Toasted ravioli and tiramisu were 100% the best we have ever had of either of them. Entrees were fabulous as well. Great atmosphere and the staff was so friendly and accommodating. Would recommend this place to anyone whether it's a date night, celebrating something special, or going with a group. Can't wait to go back!

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GeorgeE
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service, fabulous food. A perennial favorite place. Can’t wait to return.

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vipDeLancey
St. Louis
21 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We took my brother and sister-in-law from Kansas City to dinner. They had never eaten at Trattoria Marcella. They thought it was one of the best meals they’ve had in St. Louis.

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Sutter11
St. Louis
10 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Our server was just not personable. Zero personality. Maybe she was having a bad night.

The two gentlemen that refilled our waters and cleared and boxed our leftovers were outstanding.

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VickiG
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Rigatoni is fabulous, and they make a wonderful ceasar salad. Will be back soon. Wait staff was very quick and attentive.

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AngelaS
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have been dining here for many years, it remains out favorite restaurant in St. Louis!

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vipRichardL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great restaurant! I wish the tables were more socially distanced.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible menu, service, creativity of entrees and such a beautiful restaurant. Will always be back when I’m in STL.

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KPSTL
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience3

I’m glad I had a reservation, to be seated 20 minutes late. Our server also had a large private party so we didn’t order until at least 15 minutes after being seated. Appetizers arrived at the table before our drink order. We’ve been here many times before and this is the worst service experience we’ve had in many, many years. Luckily the food still shined through.

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MatthewB
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great local spot with a lot of romance and character. Large portions and great food. Service here was spot on even during covid.

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vipJeffio
St. Louis
12 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent. Great food , great service. All that and not outrageously expensive.

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bobc
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great food. And wonderful service from Mike. Always consistently good!

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Friends
Naples
4 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Trattoria Marcella is always a great experience -- excellent food and thoughtful, knowledgeable staff.

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Annette
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Prices were very reasonable, service was exceptional and food very tasty.

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wierf
St. Louis
18 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food was very good with generous portions, and the servers were excellent. My only complaints would be that the area where we were seated was—dining area in the room adjacent to the bar area—was a bit too dark, and that it was hard to hear/talk because the noise level was high (not coming from the bar area).

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LeslieZ
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The good and service is always top notch. You won’t find better overall dining experience!

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vipDawnE
St. Louis
10 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our Tuesday night dinner was outstanding. Our service was impeccable, waited on by several people to include our waitress. The food is always great, no matter what dish you choose. We even had dessert last night, crème brulee and it never disappoints. I high recommend this restaurant for dining!

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CamilleK
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Good vibes here. Food was great and hit the spot. Tiramisu was phenomenal.

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Aaron
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food were excellent! I would highly recommend eating here if you enjoy Italian food

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OpenTable Diner
Naples
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday celebration for my mother. 59 years old! Was seated immediately and the service was spectacular. The toasted raviolis are too die for!! Always the best at Trattoria Marcella.

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vipLucy1201
St. Louis
22 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Food was delicious. Service was a bit slow, and the tables were a little too close together for real comfort. (Servers kept bumping into each other and walking into furniture.)

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outnabout1
St. Louis
5 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food
Great service
Was a little too noisy for us

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ChristinaM
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great old Italian ambience! We can’t wait to go back.

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KathyW
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One the best Italian restaurants in St. Louis. My husband had the lasagne and I had the lobster & shrimp risotto. Both were excellent.

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SharonO
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very friendly and professional staff.
Alexa and Chico both outstanding!
Flash fried spinach delicious and all got a different entre and each one unique and flavorful.
We will be back!

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vipTMK63
St. Louis
9 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service! Comfortable atmosphere. Food outstanding

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Xine914
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and service! We will definitely be back. Thank you to our server, Michael and the rest of the terrific team.

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davidb
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent meal and service received for my spouses bday

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JimR
St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great, attentive service. Great food. I had the steak for the second time. Delicious. Party of 8. No issues at all. Drinks, apps, main courses all came out in a very timely manner. Can't wait to go back again.

FAQs

Trattoria Marcella offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (314) 352-7706.

Trattoria Marcella is rated 4.8 stars by 1392 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.