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2435 Eagle Street north, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 4K7, Canada
(519) 650-4257
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
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  • 5
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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
Pleasant surprise

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
C-GYWD
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Ayr, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
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84 reviews 84 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
142 reviews 142 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 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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Kitchener, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I have been to Marcelo's multiple times over the years. The decor is timeless and warm and you are always greeted with a smile. The food is amazing, everything is home made which might be considered out of date in a time when most food is processed.

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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: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?