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140 W Hillcrest Dr, Ste 117, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
805-371-4367
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Italian evening

Owner on premises to meet and greet. Nice Italian specialties. I particularly like the lasagna with a hard boiled egg inside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Professor32
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California
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California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Owner on premises to meet and greet. Nice Italian specialties. I particularly like the lasagna with a hard boiled egg inside.

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Newbury Park, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Anything on the menu is always fresh and homemade! I love their lasagna. Nice wine list too. Small with excellent service.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This used to be a special occasion restaurant for us. Sadly our most recent experience there was not positive. Our waiter was arrogant and seemed to have better things to do. The menu was overpriced for the quality of the food. My cappellacci tasted and smelled of freezer burn.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have not had a bad meal at Marcello Restaurant. It is one of my favorite Italian restaurants in the area. They have a good selection of wine and their dinners are very good. I have not had lunch there. The service is excellent. It's a wonderful restaurant to relax and enjoy a great meal with a glass of wine.... More 

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Glendale, California
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198 reviews 198 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We went here because of previous TA reviews. And while it does not replace going to Italy, this is a wonderful ristorante with an large and interesting menu. Our server was knowledgeable and efficient, every dish served to our party was a winner. The only real complaint is servings were sufficiently large to render us too full for the enticing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We found the food excellent, hot and well seasoned. Service was very good and the noise level acceptable. All in all a very good place to eat in Thousand Oaks.

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UK
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We were looking for a local, family-style Italian restaurant, and some friends recommended Marcello. The food was very good, generous portions, though (happily) not the normal huge American portions. Quality beats quantity every time ... My sold criticism about the food: the shellfish should have been better rinsed as one of my vongole clams was gritty, and sadly in one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I've eaten here three times now, each time the food and service have been excellent . Well worth a visit if looking for food.

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Aurora, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Perfect. You will love this place. Had the best tiramisu I've ever had in my life. They even tailor made a salad for me because what I wanted was not on the menu. You have got to go!

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los angeles
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Thousand Oaks is a nice town, a bit upmarket but plagued by chain operations. Reading a few reviews of this wonderful restaurant piqued my interest enough to give it a try. For those diners who only gave it four stars or less, they know not of what they write. Probably the review that meant the most to me was the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 140 W Hillcrest Dr, Ste 117, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Thousand Oaks
  • Phone Number: 805-371-4367

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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