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Marcello's Wine Market Cafe

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340 Kaliste Saloom, Suite C, Lafayette, LA 70508
+1 337-235-1002
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Abbeville, LA
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I found myself looking for a early lunch after a meeting in Lafayette and was less than a mile from Marcello’s Wine Market Café. As soon as I sat down, my waiter, Keith, brought me delicious crispy Italian bread with olive oil and vinegar. The bread was warm and the oil was very tasty. After taking a short look at... More 

Thank josephgv3
United States
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made last minute reservations for the one night we were in town. We thought we would enjoy a nice evening based on Tripadvisor reviews however, our evening turned out to be a marvelous experience! Far better than what we imagined! We were warmly greeted by Georgio and enjoyed our conversation about Italy, wines etc. Georgio selected a wonderful bottle... More 

1 Thank globalscenes33
Lafayette, Louisiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Romantic atmosphere, excellent service, and exceptional food are traits of Marcello's. I ordered the simple fare of spaghetti and meatballs. I was hungry so I ordered the dinner portion. The marina rustica sauce and meatballs were amazing. I wish I could have finished the meal! Our server was exceptional in helping us pick out a wine too. Saw many groups... More 

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New Orleans
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

After a hard work day my wife and I were lucky to have our local client recommend Marcello's. It's not large, and on a week day it was packed with locals. We got the last table. The menu was interesting and reasonable, was was the wine list. My wife had the pork cheeks and I ordered the Palermo, a special.... More 

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north west england
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328 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We were staying just down the road at the Staybridge and had picked this up from the internet. A lucky pick that saw us having an excellent dinner. It’s exactly the sort of Italian place which you hope would open up wherever you live, so you could become regulars. There’s a shortish menu allowing the kitchen to concentrate on doing... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Always enjoy going to Marcello's. The food, wine, and staff all combine to make the experience memorable. Soups are always good, especially the white bean pancetta. Eggplant parm is awesome. The Bolognese with an added meatball is primo. If you're lucky you'll get Trish as your server.

1 Thank PopC1333
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Marcellos has been a favorite place of mine for years. Food has been well prepared and service good. Attended a birthday party for 8, food well below acceptable standards, service was deplorable. From the placing of cocktails to delivery of meals. We felt that we were abandoned at times. Hopefully this was an aberration.

2 Thank Okiefoodjunkie
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This is the kind of place that the locals smile about. It's romantic to them. It's great Italian cuisine to them. And, I'm really happy for them that it is. Because Lafayette was rated as one of the happiest cities in all of North America, and restaurants like Marcello's must be why. This restaurant is heavy on the cream. It's... More 

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Destin, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The atmosphere is great and the food is delicious. Chicken parm and the stuffed bell pepper soup are the best. Fantastic service, outstanding wine selection

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were given a gift certificate to this restaurant. We decided that the perfect time to go was for my wife's birthday. Great choice ! We had a quiet table, and super service ! The waitress was also a sommelier-we were able to sample several wines before we made a selection. The wife had the Pork Cheeks marsala, and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 Kaliste Saloom, Suite C, Lafayette, LA 70508
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-235-1002

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