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Marcello's Italian Restaurant

110 N Tarnava St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4514
+1 956-943-7611
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Ranked #2 of 41 Restaurants in Port Isabel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $32
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Marcello's Italian Restaurant provides a Guest experience with distinctive traditional recipes. Incorporating the ancient and new art of cooking that ensure the highest standards and quality of ingredients available. We offer a unique selection of desserts that compliment our food. Marcello's atmosphere is simple, mysterious, elegant and comfortable. Clean and well maintained with Lively but not obstructive background music. Service staff that reflect the casual professional nature of the restaurant. A positive, happy feeling that perminates the entire restaurant. The menu is designed to offer moderatley priced alternatives. A cutting edge wine list featuring a large variety served by the glass. Our goal is to provide the best guest experience

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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I ordered the Mediterranean chicken and my fiance ordered the panini. The panini for her was overwhelming it was greasy and the flavor was too much. The Mediterranean chicken was okay despite the fact that they smother the sauce into my noodles too. It took awhile for the food to come out but it was an overall good experience.

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South Padre Island, Texas, United States
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

had an amazing dinner which began with delightful mushroom and brie bites then the main course of a pork osso bucco was simply divine! the evening was complete with enjoyable sax music and our wonderful server.

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spiislandstylin, Manager at Marcello's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We all appreciate your comments and business. Pleased also join us at our other restaurants in the future. Pier 19, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, and Laguna Bob's. More 

Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We ate here on a Saturday evening about 6pm. We were seated right away but due to a mistake by the hostess of not assigning us a waiter, we waited about 20 minutes before the table busser asked us if we needed anything. We advised her that we had not been serviced at all. That is the only reason I... More 

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spiislandstylin, Manager at Marcello's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We all appreciate your comments and business. Pleased also join us at our other restaurants in the future. Pier 19, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, and Laguna Bob's. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Marcello's has awesome food and a great dining atmosphere! Was very pleased with this restaurant! Will be going back

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We all appreciate your comments and business. Pleased also join us at our other restaurants in the future. Pier 19, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, and Laguna Bob's. More 

Mission, Texas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had a lovely dinner at Marcello's in Port Isabel the evening of our 16th Wedding Anniversary and it was perfect! The ambiance was great and we were gladly served by the waiter. My meal, the shrimp parmigiana, was the best ever. Mercedes, one of the managers, even came by to check on us and snapped a few photos of... More 

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spiislandstylin, Manager at Marcello's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We all appreciate your comments and business. Pleased also join us at our other restaurants in the future. Pier 19, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, and Laguna Bob's. More 

Baxter, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We went to Marcello's because the reviews were good and they have live jazz on Fridays. It was definitely a lovely experience. Our table had a perfect view of the talented jazz instrumentalist. The waiter was wonderful. After the great crab bisque and incredible bread I barely had enough room to take in any of the best seafood lasagna I've... More 

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We all appreciate your comments and business. Pleased also join us at our other restaurants in the future. Pier 19, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, and Laguna Bob's. More 

West Des Moines, Iowa, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Amazing is not an accurate word for the experience that my wife and I had here. We were recommended by Mercedes to try her family restaurant. A little hesitant at first, but why not. We arrived without reservation and they had no problem seating us and giving us choices, we chose a corner of the establishment so we could watch... More 

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spiislandstylin, Manager at Marcello's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We all appreciate your comments and business. Pleased also join us at our other restaurants in the future. Pier 19, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, and Laguna Bob's. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

New Year's Eve here included live music, excellent service (even when packed), the best steak ever. Good menu choices from Italian to lobster. Everyone is friendly and accommodating.

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spiislandstylin, Manager at Marcello's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We all appreciate your comments and business. Thank You Please also, visit our other restaurants. Pier19 , Sea Ranch, Pirate's Landing, and Laguna Bob's. More 

West Des Moines, Iowa
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

New Year's Eve at Marcello's in Port Isabel, Texas found us with great food, great service, very reasonable prices, a large wine list, and everything one expects at an excellent restaurant. Warmly greeted by Mercedes and her husband (managers), they made sure we had everything for a memorable evening out!

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spiislandstylin, Manager at Marcello's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We all appreciate your comments and business. Thank You Please also, visit our other restaurants. Pier19 , Sea Ranch, Pirate's Landing, and Laguna Bob's. More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We were in Port Isabel to see the museums, and decided to find a place for a late lunch. We weren't disappointed. The food and service was great. Three of us had the chicken piccata and it was excellent. Our server, Javier, was excellent, providing refills of the excellent bread and always making sure that our glasses were filled. The... More 

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spiislandstylin, Manager at Marcello's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We all appreciate your comments and business. Thank You Please also, visit our other restaurants. Pier19 , Sea Ranch, Pirate's Landing, and Laguna Bob's. More 

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Additional Information about Marcello's Italian Restaurant

Address: 110 N Tarnava St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4514
Phone Number: +1 956-943-7611
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 32
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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