Marcello's Restaurant & Wine Bar

Modern Italian

  • 93
  • 2015 Best Italian
Overview

In the CBD, Marcello’s Restaurant & Wine Bar provides a unique dining experience where guests can purchase wine bottles without typical retail markups to complement their traditional Italian fare. Guests feast on fresh salads, pastas and heartier fare like veal scaloppini Palermo, dining under wine-bottle chandeliers. The intimate bar pours house cocktails and glasses of wine as well as Grappa flights.

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Accolades

  • Best of the Big Easy 2015 - Where Y'at

Menu for Marcello's Restaurant & Wine Bar

Lunch Menu

Antipasti

  • Grilled Long Stem Artichokes lemon basil aioli
    $16.00
  • Sicilian Eggplant Caponata fried goat cheese, crostini
    $13.00
  • Calamari Fritti marinara fresca
    $12.00
  • Antipasti Board daily meat and cheese selections
    $18.00
    $25.00
  • Crabmeat Contessa lump crabmeat, tomato, caper aioli, on fried eggplant
    $19.00
  • Fresh Mussels steamed in a spicy tomato broth, grilled bread
    $14.00
  • Truffle Mac & Cheese crispy pancetta, bread crumb, penne
    $16.00
  • Squash Blossoms mascarpone, lump crabmeat, tempura, balsamic agrodolce, lemon
    $12.00

Zuppa e Insalata

  • Zuppa D'ieri yesterday's soup
    $8.00
  • Mista mixed greens, pecorino, olive salad, eggplant croutons, house vinaigrette
    $9.00
  • Heirloom Tomato Salad local heirloom tomato, whipped feta, strawberries, mint, fennel, pistachio
    $12.00
  • Tomato Basil
    $8.00
  • Caesar romaine, house-made dressing, pecorino, eggplant croutons
    $9.00
  • Guappo Chef Salad cured meats, provolone, pecorino, olive salad, artichokes, roasted red peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, eggplant croutons, house vinaigrette
    $19.00

Entrata

  • Spaghetti Bolognese rich meat sauce, meatball
    $14.00
  • Mario's Lasagna
    $14.00
  • Parmigiana marinara fresca, mozzarella, linguini
    Veal $18.00
    Chicken $15.00
    Eggplant $13.00
  • Shrimp Pepate roasted garlic, spicy crushed red pepper, pine nuts, light olive oil sauce, linguini
    $17.00
  • Marsala mushroom, marsala demi-glace, pasta aglio e olio
    Veal $18.00
    Chicken $15.00
  • Pesce Del Giorno featuring daily preparation
  • Cacciatore chicken, tomato sauce, bell peppers, root veggies, mushrooms, olives, pappardelle
    $15.00
  • Wild Boar Ragu braised wild boar, house-made boar sausage, tomato demi-glace, pappardelle
    $19.00

Il Panino

  • Pork Cheek horseradish aioli, provolone, arugula, ciabatta bread
    $13.00
  • Meatball house-made meatballs, marinara rustica, mozzarella, ciabatta bread
    $11.00
  • Salmon Salad baked salmon, dill, lemon, capers, red onion, roma tomato, mixed greens, lemon basil aioli, ciabatta bread
    $15.00
  • Chicken Saltimbocca grilled chicken, prosciutto, fontina cheese, sage aioli, ciabatta bread
    $15.00
  • Veal Parmigiana panned veal, mozzarella, marinara fresca, ciabatta bread
    $16.00
  • After School Special Grilled cheese, prosciutto, sliced tomato, house made focaccia, with tomato basil soup. No Italian/pasta salad
    $12.00

Dinner Menu

Antipasti

  • Antipasti Board daily meat and cheese selections
    $18.00
    $25.00
  • Calamari Fritti marinara fresca
    $12.00
  • Sicilian Eggplant Caponata fried goat cheese, crostini
    $13.00
  • Grilled Long Stem Artichokes lemon basil aioli
    $16.00
  • Fresh Mussels spicy tomato broth, grilled bread
    $14.00
  • Crabmeat Contessa fried eggplant, lump crabmeat, tomato, caper aioli
    $19.00
  • Truffled Mac & Cheese crispy pancetta, penne, bread crumb
    $16.00
  • House-Made Farfalle "bow-tie pasta", speckled lima beans, crispy guanciale, basil gremolata, parmesan
    $14.00
  • Lobster Arancini fontina, asiago, saffron sherry risotto, sundried tomato aioli
    $13.00
  • Squash Blossoms mascarpone, lump crabmeat, lemon, tempura batter, balsamic agrodolce
    $12.00

I Contorni

  • Risotto Del Giorno
  • Fried Brussel Sprouts
  • Meatballs & Rustica
  • Garlic Green Beans
  • Asparagus

Zuppa e Insalata

  • Zuppa D'ieri yesterday's soup
    $8.00
  • Tomato Basil
    $8.00
  • Guappo Chef Salad cured meats, provolone, pecorino, olive salad, basil-roasted artichokes, roasted red peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, eggplant croutons, house vinaigrette
    $19.00
  • Caesar romaine, pecorino, eggplant croutons, house-made dressing
    $9.00
  • Mista mixed greens, pecorino, olive salad, eggplant croutons, house vinaigrette
    $9.00
  • Heirloom Tomato Salad local heirloom tomato, whipped feta, strawberries, mint, fennel, pistachio
    $12.00

Specialita

  • Mario's Lasagna
    $19.00
  • Spaghetti Bolognese slow-cooked meat sauce, meatballs
    $21.00
  • Marsala Pork Cheek braised pork cheek, mushroom, dry marsala, veal demi-glace, parmesan polenta
    $27.00
  • Parmigiana breaded scaloppini, parmesan, mozzarella, marinara fresca, linguine
    Veal $28.00
    Chicken $22.00
    Eggplant $16.00
  • Chicken Cacciatore tomato sauce, peppers, root veggies, mushrooms, olives, pappardelle
    $21.00

Primi e Secondi

  • Linguine Tritone crabmeat, lobster, shrimp, mushrooms, spinach, sherry cream sauce
    $32.00
  • Pesce del Giorno featuring daily preparation
  • Palermo breaded scaloppini, tomatoes, mushrooms, capers and lemon butter sauce, angel hair
    Veal $28.00
    Chicken $22.00
    Eggplant $16.00
  • Molli floured scaloppini, basil roasted artichoke hearts, lemon caper butter sauce served with sautéed green beans
    Veal $28.00
    Chicken $22.00
  • A.O.C. lump crabmeat, anchovy, olive oil, pine nuts, capers, spaghetti, red pepper flakes
    $26.00
  • Wild Boar Ragu braised wild boar, house-made boar sausage, tomato demi-glace, ricotta, pappardelle
    $27.00
  • Bistecca 8oz. strip-loin, bone marrow, braised collard greens, cherry tomatoes, fingerling potatoes, herb butter
    $37.00
  • Pollo Arrostito oven roasted de-boned half chicken, risotto del giorno, asparagus, white wine pan sauce (please allow at least a 25-min. cook time)
    $28.00
  • Vongole fresh clams, garlic-white wine sauce, spaghetti
    $23.00

Dessert Menu

Dolce

  • Tiramisu Espresso soaked ladyfingers and sweetened mascarpone. Pair with XO-spresso Martini $14
    $10.00
  • Cannoli Sweetened Ricotta and chocolate chips in a crunchy shell dipped in pistachio dust. Pair with Dumante Pistachio Liqueur $9
    $8.00
  • Anna Tutta Panna Caramel pudding topped with vanilla whipped cream, amaretto & Toasted almonds. Pair with Disaronno Amaretto $10
    $6.00
  • Crema Alla Cioccolata Chocolate custard with vanilla whipped cream and almond biscotti crumbles. Pair with Faretti Biscotti Liqueur $12
    $8.00

Cognac & Brandy

  • B&B
  • Pierre Ferrand
  • Remy Martin 1738
  • Remy Martin VSOP
  • Remy Martin XO
  • Benedictine
  • Courvoisier VSOP
  • Tiffon XO
  • Hennessey VS
  • Hennessey XO

Other Cordials

  • Nocello
  • Frangelico
  • Sambuca
  • Green Chartreuse
  • Romano Black Sambuca
  • Galliano
  • Tia Maria
  • Faretti Biscotti Liqueur
  • Disarrono
  • Lemoncello
  • Drambuie
  • Yellow Chartreuse
  • Strega
  • Tuaca
  • Dumante Pistachio Liqueur
  • Kahlua

Amaro & Vermouth

  • Lillet Blanc
  • Carpano Antica
  • Dolin Blanc
  • Fernet Branca
  • Ramazotti
  • Cardamaro
  • Cynar
  • Cocchi Americano
  • Campari
  • Dolin Rouge
  • Frenet Menthe
  • Zucca
  • Averna
  • Bonal

Flights

  • Grappa A selection of 3 grappa varietals. A true Italian way to finish dinner
    $15.00
  • Single Malt Scotch Laphroig 10yr, Glenlivet 12yr, Macallan 18yr
    $25.00
  • Viaggio in Italia Prosecco, White, Light, and Big
    $18.00

715 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Refined, Rustic
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Groups, Meet For A Drink, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (504) 581-6333
  • Private Dining Room: No