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Marcelo's restaurant

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2435 Eagle Street north, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4K7, Canada
(519) 650-4257
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

Extended Family visit on a Saturday night, 4 adults 1 teen. I made reservation earlier in the week and had a good seat, service was great to start with. The wine list is small but we were able to find a good wine. The Calamari was really good easily a 10 out of 10. Meals The pork chop... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
shubsens
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Kitchener, Canada
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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101 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kitchener, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Extended Family visit on a Saturday night, 4 adults 1 teen. I made reservation earlier in the week and had a good seat, service was great to start with. The wine list is small but we were able to find a good wine. The Calamari was really good easily a 10 out of 10. Meals The pork chop was done... More 

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Ayr, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Menu is limited because all is fresh and beautifully presented. Excellent service. Dinner for two with wine, apps, dessert and cappuccino $140 Noticed people buying loaves of bread to take home.

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Woodstock, Canada
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

4 meals, 4 very satisfied customers. A bit pricey compared to what we are used to paying but the experience made up for it. We found the waiter exceptional and personable. The calamari was the BEST I have ever had. We have eaten at other Italian eateries in the area (Del Dente, Ennios, Casa Rugatino) and nothing compares to Marcelos's.... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I have eaten in many Italian restaurants..this is the best I have ever tasted. If this restaurant was located in Toronto's trendy restaurant district they would easily gross 10million per year. Unfortunately people in Cambridge typically stick to the chains. Everything is homemade and prepared to perfection. Price is very reasonable for the quality of the food. I will be... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Have always been interested in visiting. From the outside it looks like nothing. You cannot be sure what is behind the doors. I looked at it on Tripadvisor and thought "really? that place across from the car dealership?" I thought it was just a lunch spot for area workers. Wow. I have travelled a bit in Europe etc and always... More 

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Burlington, Canada
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have driven past Marcelo's almost daily. I had previously assumed it was a lunchtime Italian takeout sort of place... some of which can be very good. But, I had never stopped in. It's nestled in a strip plaza with several automotive shops. A friend and business associate had mentioned Marcelo's to me on a couple of occasions... raving about... More 

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Cambridge, ON, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is one of our favorate restauarants to dine at. The food is great, the home made bread is a must and you can buy a loaf to take home. The price is reasonable. Don't miss dining here !!!!

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Hamilton, Canada
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We had a large group for dinner. They opened just for us. Nice touch. You could, however, drive by this place and miss it every time. Outside it seems unappealing. Inside it has that Venetian old world plaster look. Staff very nice and attentive. The bread was excellent, a good sign. The apps were well presented and didn't let the... More 

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Toronto
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Was extremely impressed with this restaurant....their food is made from scratch everything is fresh and top quality...service is excellent....good bang for the buck... This restaurant is a must try....this is Cambridge's little secret:-)

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1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Its unfortunate that the extremely blue collar, under educated folks in this city get to write reviews on restaurants of this caliber. I find it to be fantastic that a restaurant like Marcelo's is still open in a city that clearly doesn't get his level of cuisine. I wish we had 265 more restaurants like his so there would be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2435 Eagle Street north, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4K7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: (519) 650-4257

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?