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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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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    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
Best Italian restaurant you will eat at!

My family has come to Marcello for years and years. For every special occasion we come to eat the delicious food and are greeted with warm smiles and greetings. The fried calamari and the grilled tomato and burrata appetizers are the favorites. The pastas are all amazing and don't forget to save... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Erika A
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Los Angeles, California
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English first
Thousand Oaks, California
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Used to go here regularly years ago. Went back recently and was really disappointed. Overpriced and under average service. My wife didn't like her food, don't eat it and no offer was made to either correct it, to to get her something else.

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California
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Keeps getting more and more expensive. The food is good but the atmosphere can be very noisy and not conducive to a nice meal out. Service varies.

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Los Angeles, California
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My family has come to Marcello for years and years. For every special occasion we come to eat the delicious food and are greeted with warm smiles and greetings. The fried calamari and the grilled tomato and burrata appetizers are the favorites. The pastas are all amazing and don't forget to save room for dessert! Creme Brulee and coffee...

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Laguna Hills, CA
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This restaurant was such a surprise that I was compelled to write this review. If one word could sum up the quality of the food it would be “fresh”. I ordered the linguine and clams and the flavor was amazing. The pasta tasted like it was pressed directly over a pot of crystal clear water and then boiled to perfection.... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The service was fine and not obtrusive. The food came in suitable portions and was obviously prepared with loving care.

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Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I go to Italy every 12-18 months (I have been there a total of 21+ times). This place has AMAZING food and I feel like I am at my cousin's house in Napoli eating there. The tastes and the people are just like Italy. I will be coming back here for more soon as I am always in the hunt... More 

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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Stopped in for a sandwich, porchetta and picked up a bottle of wine and desert. The porchetta was amazing! Even my girl liked it. I'll be back to try the restaurant.

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California
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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
14 restaurant reviews
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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
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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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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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