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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 #1 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
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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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Went to this restaurant on Friday night on 15 August, and we a party of 4 and we all were very hungry and wanted to check out some italian food... we decided to go here and was pleasantly surprised that the food was very tasty and abundant.. I ordered the Bruschetta app and it was very good... the others in... More

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

We all appreciate your comments and business. We all appreciate and look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also join us at our other restaurants in the future, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, Laguna Bob's, and Pier 19 More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

My family of 9 went into Marcello's for Italian food and pizza and it was great! The pizza's were huge so we split them, the bread was yummy, a few of us had pasta and it was amazing. Our large party was sat in the Pub portion where Adam the bartender did a great job. Another plus is the drink... More

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

We all appreciate your comments and business. We all appreciate and look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also join us at our other restaurants in the future, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, Laguna Bob's, and Pier 19 More

Port Isabel, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

When I first came in I was greeted with warm smiles and great relaxing music there was a sense that I had been going for years when in fact it was my first time eating in Marcello's. As for my food none can complain at the art we were given, it was by far the best meal I've had in... More

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

We all appreciate your comments and business. We all appreciate and look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also join us at our other restaurants in the future, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, Laguna Bob's, and Pier 19 More

Bastrop, Texas
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Staying nearby with our pet and didn't want to leave him alone to go eat so opted for this number 1 rated restaurant. Mind you, we had lived in this area from 2005-2008 and had eaten here previously. In fact, Joe was our neighbor. But that didn't improve the food nor has time. I was told carry out time would... More

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

We appreciate your comments. We are sorry you were not satisfied with your carryout purchase. I personally never advise carryout. The product is never the same as served fresh in the restaurant. We ask and invite you to pleasse come inside and dine and assure you we will please you, More

Austin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Upon walking in we were greeted so graciously and felt like we were visiting friends. This was our first time there. We had the pot roast spaghetti and encrusted salmon, wine, bread,soup, salad. It was all so amazingly good. To top it off JJ our waiter, was the greatest waiter EVER!!!!. We are so happy we stopped there for dinner.... More

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

We all appreciate your comments and business. We all appreciate and look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also join us at our other restaurants in the future, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, Laguna Bob's, and Pier 19 More

Port Isabel, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Here for a 4 day family vacation. Wish we had a Marcello's in Alvin. OUTSTANDING food AND service. Enjoyed hearing Andrew's live performance on guitar. VERY smooth entertainer!! We ordered the 10 oz Ribeye dinner, with salad and baked potato, Chicken Alfredo and a glass of Chardonnay for my wife, and the 8 y/o ordered the cheese pizza. All were... More

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

We all appreciate your comments and business. We all appreciate and look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also join us at our other restaurants in the future, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, Laguna Bob's, and Pier 19 More

Houston, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Some of the best Italian food in Texas! The service was outstanding! Our waiter, Javier, was one of the best waiters we have had. My 6 year old had taken my husband's soup because she liked it so much (this is the first soup that she would eat), so Javier brought my husband another cup just because. With the outstanding... More

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

We all appreciate your comments and business. We all appreciate and look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also join us at our other restaurants in the future, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, Laguna Bob's, and Pier 19 More

Frankfort, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Tried Marcello's on suggestion and reviews and they did not disappoint. We went on a Sunday evening place was busy but not packed had JJ as our waiter very pleasant and attentive. Our group had Chicken Parm, Pesto Pasta, build your own pasta which they requested two sauces which they gladly provided.

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

We all appreciate your comments and business. We all appreciate and look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also join us at our other restaurants in the future, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, Laguna Bob's, and Pier 19 More

Los Fresnos, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Our food was absolutely Delicious, our servers were complete gentlemen..especially George (the managers son)!! If this young man is any indication of the kind of future Marchello's has in store...Watch out South Padre Island...! High Five to husband & wife team Paul & Mercedes on the best food & service in town!

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

We all appreciate your comments and business. We all appreciate and look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also join us at our other restaurants in the future, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, Laguna Bob's, and Pier 19 More

Port Isabel, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

First experience and the service was outstanding. Javier spent a lot of time going over the menu emphasizing that ingredients are fresh and made from scratch, He sold me on the place. While the menu was impressive, there was one item that I like not on the menu. He visted the chef and advised me that they would be able... More

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

We all appreciate your comments and business. We all appreciate and look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also join us at our other restaurants in the future, Pirate's Landing, Sea Ranch, Laguna Bob's, and Pier 19 More

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