skip to main content skip to footer

Reviews

What a pleasant surprise.  We we're ...
What a pleasant surprise.  We we're here at the start of Phase II of reopening from the COVID-19 fiasco.  Further this was Memorial Day weekend so most places had long waits.  The restaurant was very conscientious about cleanliness and observing social distancing but still treated us like valued guests.  The service was top notch and ... read more
Kirk B. via yelp.com - May 26, 2020
Food was delicious. I had the fish and shrimp over orzo in a cream tequila sauce... So good! Hubby had the brunch burger (?). It was ginormous! On a bagel with bacon and an egg! And they had complimentary garlic bread served with warmed olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette👌. Mario the bartender was awesome and knowledgeable. Will de ... read more
Chris Ratusny via google.com - May 24, 2020
F ... read more
Carmen Castillo via google.com - May 24, 2020
Amazing food. Steak and scallops, OMG! Ribs, don't need a knife, cuts like butter. Pizza, burgers, you can't go wrong. Also observe social distance.
Dennis Gavin via google.com - May 23, 2020
This place is seriously amazing! Everything on the menu is fabulous and on Thursdays they have 25% off their steak. Bread is complimentary and DELICIOUS. Best kept secret on the island ... read more
Julie Arnold via google.com - May 22, 2020
Amazing food!
We ate here last night and the food was amazing! My 9 and 10 year-old raved about how tender and delicious the filet was. The scallops and two ways Rockefeller was excellent too!
936lisav via tripadvisor.com - May 17, 2020
Maravilloso lugar. Definitivamente una parada obligada en Puerto Isabel. ...Dejaré que las fotografías hablen por mí.
J.F. Mendoza via google.com - May 7, 2020
(Translated by Google) Wonderful place. Definitely a must stop in Puerto Isabel. ... I will let the photographs speak for me. (Original) Maravilloso lugar. Definitivamente una parada obligada en Puerto Isabel. ...Dejaré que las fotografías hablen por mí.
J.F. Mendoza via google.com - May 7, 2020
Hand down the best food in Port Isabel....and I would argue the whole island.
Jayson Childress via google.com - May 2, 2020
Marcello´ is definitely one of best restaurants in the SPI area! The server was extremely knowledgeable and when we were ready for dessert, he brought out the tray full of delicious desserts! This restaurant gets a 58 out of 10 from me!!
Kristine G via google.com - Mar 30, 2020
Visited 3 times in our week's vacation!
Food, service and wine list was so good! We went for a regular dinner when we first got into town. Then heard they had a good Sunday brunch after church so decided to try that....Awesome, very reasonable and including champagne! While there listening and enjoying...More ... read more
Birthday-Gal via tripadvisor.com - Mar 29, 2020
This was a great find while staying in South Padra. Would highly recommend.
Tony&Kami Venditte via google.com - Mar 18, 2020
Great Food
We dined on a saturday night, not very busy with this virus business happening. The food was great, nice wine list, excellant waiter, nice musical touch and decor. Great place and reasonable prices.
B3003HVdavidk via tripadvisor.com - Mar 16, 2020
Mmmm okay ... read more
Norma Perz via google.com - Mar 15, 2020
Amazing food, service and drinks!
Cathy Thieschafer via google.com - Mar 12, 2020
By far the best pizza ive had in a long time. Staff was nice and a very classy atmosphere. Best meal i've all spring break!
Billy Suarez via google.com - Mar 12, 2020
Food was EXCELLENT and the staff was amazing.
Megyn Baker via google.com - Mar 12, 2020
Great happy hour and pizza. Tomas was fun bartender. Nice menu in dining room. 1/2 price bottles of wine certain evenings.
kat smolinski via google.com - Mar 10, 2020
Nice and quiet atmosphere. Server was really nice and food was good ... read more
Nicole Isidro via google.com - Mar 9, 2020
This place has a pretty good selection of foods including breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, salads, pasta, and desserts and more. The food was hot and fresh and the staff was friendly. The only thing that was not good is the servers not knowing the correct menu items and what was being served for the day. Other than that would recomm ... read more
berry jazz via google.com - Mar 7, 2020
Looking for great food in Port Isabel? Marcello's got it!
Gaby Vallandingham via google.com - Mar 2, 2020
Chilaquiles ... read more
Manuel Martinez via google.com - Feb 29, 2020
Food was good service was slow ... read more
lucky spitzer via google.com - Feb 29, 2020
All-around excellent. Our crabcake appetizer was over the top good, the house salad with orange vinaigrette was perfect, and my lasagna was very, very good. Her chicken marsala was a 10 also. Couple of craft beers, on draft, delicious. Service was impeccable and perfectly timed. Dinner for 2 with tip came to $85 and worth every dolla ... read more
Steve Scholl via google.com - Feb 27, 2020
Good food . Pleasent ambience ... read more
Phanindra polisetti via google.com - Feb 25, 2020
Food is absolutely delicious! Best meal we had in Texas ... read more
Deb Russo via google.com - Feb 25, 2020
Excellent pizza and atmosphere.
Rick Larson via google.com - Feb 23, 2020
Service was exceptional. Good was superior. Highly recommend Marcello's.
CarolAnn Morlock via google.com - Feb 23, 2020
Excellent cuisine. Definitely a place to try while spending a weekend at South Padre. The four stars is because an unusual amount of time passed before we where actually attended.
xavier gonzales via google.com - Feb 19, 2020
WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE
I feel Marcello's must be under new management since my last visit. Wonderful decor, great service, and very tasty food. We had a very large group-18, and they took care of us in an orderly and efficient manner. New ambiance is very nice.
jackiesC2039AO via tripadvisor.com - Feb 18, 2020
We have been coming to Marcellos ...
We have been coming to Marcellos now for quite some time.  Even when it was the old "Italian Rest" now it's a little more modern.  Had a great facelift done.  Now that the bar was remodeled and opened up into the dining area we spend most of our time in the bar area now since it is so inviting.  Half price bottles of wine on Wed and ... read more
Dorothy H. via yelp.com - Feb 18, 2020
Fantastic food , didn't have enough servers. Waited to long for check.
Donald Steger via google.com - Feb 17, 2020
Amazing as always!!! Also Tomas is the best!!!
Tara Paarmann via google.com - Feb 14, 2020
So yummy!! They have really great ...
So yummy!! They have really great pizza for cheap too and the servers are always so nice!
Tobie C. via yelp.com - Feb 13, 2020
We picked Marcellus at random
We picked Marcellus at random today when we drove over from South Padre to fo some shopping. What a surprise- beautiful little restaurant with fresh flowers on the table. Our food was delicious - wish I would have taken a picture of my husbands cioppino...More ... read more
Deeluc via tripadvisor.com - Feb 10, 2020
For an upscale Italian restaurant with cozy atmosphere away from a beach scene; this IS your place! #DateNight ... read more
John Saenz via google.com - Feb 9, 2020
My husband and I had a great lunch. I had the pot roast sandwich and I have to say it was the best I have ever had any where. My husband had the bacon chicken cub and he love it. I would highly recommend this place.
Jeanette Steger via google.com - Feb 7, 2020
Great food, attentitive service, and affordable ... read more
Wes Pederson via google.com - Jan 29, 2020
Shrimp was outstanding!!
Noelia Reyna via google.com - Jan 25, 2020
They brought back some of the old favorites
My wife and I do a work lunch there once or twice a week now. The staff is always very friendly and the half price wines on Mon. and Tuesday is worth it. Try the meatballs too!!
KickBak-n-Yak via tripadvisor.com - Jan 14, 2020
Awesome Veggie Omelet
One of the best veggie omelet's I've ever had. I was with a few girlfriends shopping the cute shops of Port Isabel and we decided it was time to munch. The place had not only outside seating but brunch & lunch menu. It was so...More ... read more
blkangusgal via tripadvisor.com - Jan 8, 2020
I love Marcello's. It has a little bit of everything. Good service, great food, bar and they even have a little gift shop.
Yvonne Bar_raza1 via google.com - Jan 8, 2020
Dined here New Years Eve while
Dined here New Years Eve while visiting the Valley. A special menu for the evening included a variety of appetizers,entrees and deserts. A live guitarist provided entertainment in a crowded room. Despite the packed house the service was good and the courses came out quickly....More ... read more
61cynthial via tripadvisor.com - Jan 3, 2020
Great food, great service ... read more
ICE CREAM 2U via google.com - Dec 31, 2019
Great service and good food ... read more
Stavros Kalafatis via google.com - Dec 30, 2019
De 10 ... read more
Marco Solis via google.com - Dec 30, 2019
Port Isabel gem
Recently renovated with new chef and menu. Lovely Mediterranean feel. We had salads. I had the beef with Gorgonzola and blood orange. My husband the wedge. Both excellent. Service was friendly and attentive. One of several restaurants in the area part of a group. We...More ... read more
Lynellchina via tripadvisor.com - Dec 26, 2019
Clean, bright. Great salads, fantastic entrees, outside seating. A cozy bar with wine steward and mixologist THOMAS ... read more
Benjamin Doane via google.com - Dec 18, 2019
I ordered the shrimp and grits for lunch and had a Bombay Gin Martini. Both were delicious! They bring fresh baked herb and garlic bread with dipping oil before your meal. It's super tasty and the prices are very reasonable. Mario was my bartender and he was very kind and assertive.
Sarah Lowe via google.com - Dec 16, 2019
Just great fine dining in a nice atmosphere ... read more
Edson Schaus via google.com - Dec 15, 2019
We decided to go check it out... The food and service was exceptional the entertainment was really nice. We had a great time..
Jo Flores via google.com - Dec 14, 2019
Food and staff excellent. Definitely coming back.
Marylu Ralls via google.com - Dec 13, 2019
I am a creature of habit and when I go to Marcello's I always get the chicken piccata. It's not as good as a friend of mine named JJ makes but it is damn good.
G Wages via google.com - Dec 12, 2019
Great local spot. Excellent menu ...
Great local spot. Excellent menu and wine list. Half price bottles of wine on Tuesday and Wednesday. Service was great and the Chef/Owner came by during the meal to see how everything was. Great for a date night or a family outing.
Ted R. via yelp.com - Dec 11, 2019
Great Food and Service a must visit on Padre Island ... read more
Joyce Dupreet via google.com - Dec 10, 2019
I had the chilaquiles with egg and brisket in green Chile salsa...most delicious - great service!
Raphael Rios via google.com - Dec 8, 2019
I love this place. The location, food, atmosphere, just everything! Highly recommend to go for brunch 👌 ... read more
Alejandra via google.com - Dec 6, 2019
Just looking for Italian after the beach
Found a great restaurant with all around menu. Lasagna was something special. Great salad, a great place to eat. Sounded like the music was going to be very good, too, but we were early.
Bob M via tripadvisor.com - Nov 30, 2019
You will not be disappointed. From the tasteful menu to the relaxed atmosphere. Marcellos is perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner. Even business meetings are more productive when you meet in the cozy bar area! Chef Bettina and her team bring quality to the table with every meal. Highly recommend!!!
Wendy Van Den Boogerd via google.com - Nov 30, 2019
Really beautiful meal.  Fabulous ...
Really beautiful meal.  Fabulous GF choices too.  Music while we ate.  Really great place.
Gerry L. via yelp.com - Nov 30, 2019
Great place, great atmosphere! ...
Great place, great atmosphere! Cuisine is outstanding! Check out the bar in hopes that Tomas is working at the time. He's often scrambling to ensure top quality service. Great individual who strives to excel.
Joe F. via yelp.com - Nov 20, 2019
Delish! I had the short rib parapedelle. So very good! House salad with blood orange dressing was delish. You must try!
Shelley Reagin via google.com - Nov 13, 2019
Amazing!
Hubs had the shrimp tagliatelle which he didn’t care for because it was “too garlicy”, I didn’t think so but I like garlic. I had short rib prapadelle! Delish!parapsychology shorrib Bologna’switb ... read more
creagin1 via tripadvisor.com - Nov 13, 2019
This was the first time we'd been there since it reopened last year. The food was FABULOUS! It's perfect for a very special dinner. Or you can eat in the bar; there is really great bar menu with stromboli and lobster mac and cheese. The service was great!
Nancy Wolf via google.com - Nov 10, 2019
The food and hospitality is excellent!
Israel Perez via google.com - Nov 9, 2019
The restaurant is very elegant even at lunch. My husband and I both ordered their amazing hamburger. They were very large hamburgers and were cooked with a perfect charbroiled flavor. My husband's hamburger was cooked medium well and he could eat it. My hamburger however was medium rare and I could not eat about a third of it. We did ... read more
Cindy Shimboff via google.com - Nov 5, 2019
Want To Tell Us About Your Experience?
GoogleMyBusinessFoursquareFacebookYelpZomatoTwitterTrip Advisor