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“Best Italian!!”
Review of Marcello

Marcello
Ranked #119 of 1,165 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We sat at the bar and watched the plates come to life, amazing food, friendly service and great atmosphere. Very generous portion, the most tender veal parmesan ever.
A must try!

Thank Maggi H
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Very friendly and caring people The Ceasar salad is made at the table and is the best Italian in Sarasota
A must Wine choices are unlimited

Thank Hank K
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

About an hour drive from Punta Gorda, Fl. Had a great evening, superb service and great food in a cozy setting will definitely visit again.

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Thank pdelart694
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Our second visit to this extraordinary restaurant and this one was even better. In my experience, it's rare for me and my wife to be presented with a really difficult meal decision. We each were delighted with our selections. The server was obviously knowledgeable about the menu for the evening but was also properly attentive and professional. Our table's location in this small restaurant allowed us to watch Marcello (yes, that Marcello) prepare each meal from his close-by, open kitchen. He runs a "tight ship" with his staff and the whole operation is fun to watch when we weren't involved in our "40th conversations". I love veal and now love it even more. My wife is a Cioppino fan and ordered-enjoyed it for the second time. Bottom line, it was a 2+ hour delightful meal experience and we're both looking forward to our 3rd visit.

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Thank Jack M
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

We have been several times and it is always excellent. We had the sea bass. Wonderful. Also had the lobster shrimp pasta special. Outstanding! The Ceasar salad was wonderful as usual. Thought maybe Marcello has lost it when he said he was expanding by adding a wine roon but not additional seating. However the wine room and the lighting is really cool and gives the restaraunt a larger feel and cool vibe. There is a great wine selection and they are reasonable priced. Our server was Jeffrey and he was awesome. Very knowledgeable and informative about selection. Simply the best meal and service I have had anywhere in the US this year-

Thank ricardo232016
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