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Marcello Ristorante

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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140 W Hillcrest Dr, Ste 117, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-4221
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Simi Valley
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had an enjoyable meal with my wife. Generous portions of tasty, well seasoned food at reasonable prices. Will be back soon.

Thank advisor256
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191 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For entrees in the 18-25 dollar range, one expects a better culinary effort. My linguini with clams was tasteless; my wife had the Scottish Salmon which she thought was fairly good and nicely presented. Not impressed and would not return.

1 Thank Theroadwarrior12
Perryville, Maryland
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked Trip Advisor for suggestions, and decided on this restaurant, which was in walking distance of our hotel. We were greeted by a charming host, who seated us and got our drink order. Our waiter was also charming, with a lovely Italian accent. We ordered the calamari appetizer, which was outstanding. My husband had the special, penne with mushrooms,... More 

Thank ktmommablue
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Excellent, homemade delicious food with white tablecloth service and good wine. We shared an amazing butter lettuce salad with Parmesan and golden raisins. I selected a divine squash ravioli with sage butter and a fresh tomato sauce while my colleague had a fresh pasta complete with a lot of sausage and fresh tomato sauce. It was our favourite meal in... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Great food and service, friendly owner. Everybody working here has an Italian accent. Owner told us they've been "practicing making their food for 39 years". The cappellacci I had has been on the menu since the place opened. Really cute ambience. Highly recommend.

Thank goodfoodnut
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175 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Visited on a Fri night. Easy seating.Waiter did well on specials, but completely forgot the drink I ordered and had to remind. Ordered a sausage pizza - thin crust - when it came and I cut out a piece, it was in a little puddle of liquid and the crust was soggy. Not too appealing! Other entrees here in the... More 

1 Thank xsoccer1
Thousand Oaks, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

xlnt food, service and setting. 5 star food at 4 star price. Nice tables, friendly service, great food and wine. I need to go again soon.

Thank tmilliga
Thousand Oaks, CA
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Everything at this restaurant is delicious! If you are in a hurry try their deli next door too. The owners are personable and change up the menu to keep things interesting

1 Thank rossannaguerra
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Marcello since it first opened. It is always fabulous! We've never had a bad meal. The wait staff are efficient and friendly. The food is consistently great. What more to say? We love it!

1 Thank Candace J
Oak Park, California
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76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

This is a pretty, well maintained, white tablecloth restaurant. The food was well prepared. My wife and I shared a watercress and pear salad. It was excellent. I ordered the trout with raisins and sautéed onions, also excellent. My wife had the fish special which was halibut, good but not outstanding. I was surprised my trout entree was served with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 W Hillcrest Dr, Ste 117, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-4221
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Thousand Oaks
  • Phone Number: 805-371-4367

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?