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Marcello's Wine Market Cafe

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340 Kaliste Saloom, Suite C, Lafayette, LA 70508
337-235-1002
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
French Dip Sandwich

I had some time to kill for lunch and just wound up here due to the location. I ordered the French dip Sandwich. It came with a small but very good salad and warm toasted bread. The sandwich was good and filling and the Aus Jus sauce was excellent. There was a large selection of wine. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Scott H
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Birmingham, Alabama
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Birmingham, Alabama
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I had some time to kill for lunch and just wound up here due to the location. I ordered the French dip Sandwich. It came with a small but very good salad and warm toasted bread. The sandwich was good and filling and the Aus Jus sauce was excellent. There was a large selection of wine. It seemed to be... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We go to Lafayette, LA frequently and have always enjoyed Marcellos until this visit!! We had arranged to go for dinner with some friends and were looking forward to it a great deal. The service was horribly slow. When they brought our meals, my wife's chicken parmesan was burnt on the underside. Maybe they thought that she wouldn't taste it?... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Went there for a University of Louisiana Lafayette graduation party. 8 in our group. It was packed, not a single seat or table open but we did have reservations, sat at the well stocked bar and then sat down. While waiting, I struck up a conversation with a older gentleman who looked like a diner. I spoke to him about... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I are in Lafayette for a couple of nights. Hotel recommended the restaurant. It was great. Service was great, food was even better. Thoroughly enjoyed the dinner.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This was my first experience at Marcello's. We had our company Christmas party there. The service was wonderful, very thorough and nice, my wine glass was never empty!! Marcello's is great if you like trendy places, I personally did not like the food, very bland and the shrimp still had the tail on it. The dessert was great, but that... More 

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Lafayette, LA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Nice classy, quiet place. You sit near the racks of wine for sale and the staff does not rush you. Food was great, definitely not a chain restaurant. I had the "Lamb Ragu" and it was great. Wifey had some shrimp and alfredo pasta and loved it. We will be back.

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Louisiana
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89 reviews 89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Maybe all the hype about this place raised my expectations above what they could fulfill. The service was lackadaisical, the food was overpriced, cold, and very small portions. The only saving grace was the stuffed mushroom appetizer.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Everything there is great, from traditional Italian, to the steaks, fish and lamb dishes. We have never been disappointed. We love that we can buy our wine there, pay a small corkage fee and enjoy fine wine at a reasonable price. Great service too.

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is only a few blocks away from the hotel. It is a great place to go on a date for a romantic meal. The food was excellent and e wine choices were plentiful. Not too over priced either.

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Castries, Castries, St. Lucia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Had a great meal here. Traditional Italian. The place is kept a little dark and is pretty crowded but has a good vibe.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 340 Kaliste Saloom, Suite C, Lafayette, LA 70508
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: 337-235-1002
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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