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Trattoria Marcella

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Sat, 2/16
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews lobster risotto fritto misto salad tiramisu bread chicken pizza italian food our waiter anniversary dinner my favorite hill entrees specials louis garlic texture
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

Lobster Risotto was missing the lobster! Very overpriced for a bowl of rice! The location is great. The service was ok. But very disappointed with the food.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

This wonderful St. Louis landmark is always a great choice for any occasion. My wife and I celebrated her birthday, yesterday (July 5) and as is always the case, we weren’t disappointed. We each had a terrific meal, with a nice Barbera, a perfect salad...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

For two decades, Trattoria Marcella has been one of our "go to" restaurants. We've never had a bad meal there. The owners, brothers Jamie and Steve, are there every day. The chef brother (Steve?) routinely travels to Northern Italy to bring back authentic recipes.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank johnU851NU
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Some of the food was okay but not great. Service was exceptional. We had several different meals at our table. Large portions. Risotto was good, pasta okay, the person that had the meatballs was not impressed with them. Overall okay meal and I would go...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank debbieand13
Reviewed November 24, 2018

I have always enjoyed coming to this spot. The location has grown and expanded into the building. When the spot first opened it was a tiny place with a small garden in the back that offered a boutique of Italian inspiration. Their willingness to use...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

It has a fantastic atmosphere. More than anything, this place reminded me of Kemolls wnen they were on Grand Avenue. It's a rabbit's warren of small rooms connected to small rooms. It's truly cosmopolitan. I saw people in jeans eating pizza next to people in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

My last time at Marcella was many years ago with my Italian parents along for a trip. They felt it was some of the very best Italian food they have had in their 80+ years. It was this week that I was finally able to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

We 100% enjoyed every aspect of our meal at Trattoria Marcella. Our party of six tried numerous appetizers, including the toasted ravioli, and found each to delightful. As for dinner, go with the lobster risotto, it is unbelievable good. If you don't like lobster, you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KCL78
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Spinach, garlic, parmesan and balsamic vinegar all together and in every dish don't transform a poor and makeshift cuisine in the real Italian cuisine. It's more American than Italian but it could be ok for who has never been to Italy!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Just love this place. Best Toasted ravioli and the best Tiramisu I have ever had. The salad special with goat cheese and squash was delicious. I had traditional spaghetti and so do did my girls. My husband had the straw and hay. Check out specials...I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Jamie K, Owner at Trattoria Marcella, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words. We keep trying to please our guest by exceeding their expectations daily.

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Katie J
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Response from Tug1104 | Reviewed this property |
Casual, but not too casual.
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I'm unsure. I'd call them.
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