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Marcella's, Columbus, OH

Marcella's

4.8
4.8
4636 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian

Marcella’s is a bustling, urban burst of Italian flavor & energy. Marcella’s has a lively atmosphere – whether it be for sharing dinner or a late night snack. The dynamic bar provides a vibrant venue for sampling from a selection of 50 Italian wines served by the bottle or quartino (1/3 of the bottle), but don’t forget about the ample offerings of antipasti & pizza. Marcella’s brings an authentic Italian cafe to Columbus’ Short North Arts District.

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Booked 69 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (614) 223-2100

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+, Women

  • Executive chef

    Jacob Canary

  • Private party facilities

    We are available for private events during lunch hours. We will open for parties of 20 or more seven days a week & we offer multiple set menu options to cater to your needs! Please contact us at 614-223-2100 for more information!

  • Private party contact

    Annie Bowlin , General Manager: (614) 223-2100

  • Neighborhood

    Short North - Arena District

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Entertainment

    Book your bachelorette party at Marcella’s! Nestled in the Short North Arts District, and near the Arena District, Marcella’s is the perfect place to begin your bachelorette party night. Choose one of our special packages, or we’ll work with you to create the ultimate bridal party experience! Minimum of 10 guests per package. Call 614.223.2100 today and ask to speak with Dain Cooke. Congratulations on your engagement, and we hope to celebratewith you soon at Marcella’s Ristorante, Pizzeria and Wine Bar!

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 4,636 people are saying

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4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

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    Italian

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  1. L

    Lexie

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined today

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I simply LOVE Marcella’s. The food is so good, the service is always amazing, and I’ll definitely be back.

  2. JJ

    JandJ

    Phoenix

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience3

    Excellent food and service. It’s a bit loud for conversation.

  3. LJ

    LindseyJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    LOVE this place! The service has always been good, food is great, and the happy hour is awesome!

  4. k

    kimn

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    I would have given a 5 star except we were sitting g for almost 10 minutes before anyone acknowledged us and that was after I waved another server down. Aside from that food was great as always and server was wonderful

  5. SS

    SmittySnax

    Columbus

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    If you like a good, hearty, Italian meal, Marcella’s is a good spot to pick! Service was good, ambience was chill, and the food was DELICIOUS!

  6. MV

    MaryV

    Cincinnati

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    They sat us early - yay! It was dark inside, made it hard to read the menu. However, the Food was delicious! We had burrata, eggplant parmigiana, penne alla vodka and spaghetti carbonera. So good!!!!!

  7. ML

    MaryL

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    The service was excellent!

  8. m

    mrmarc295

    Cleveland

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    We went for the veal meatball, and found out it a happy hour! Want a nice surprise. I know we didn't order EVERYTHING on the menu, it only seemed that way Lets see, Veal meatball, BRUSCHETTA, CALAMARI, BURRATA, MARCELLA’S ITALIAN SALAD, MARGHERITA DOC pizza, and ROASTED CHICKEN pizza. Yes and a couple of drinks. 4 of us, OUTSTANDING is all I can say, and you must try the roasted chicken pizza! Before tax and tip, happy our priced under $100

  9. SR

    SuzanneR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our. Waiter was very attentive and friendly. He made great food recommendations. We had a wonderful time with our family.

  10. CG

    CeliacGirl

    Toronto

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious Caprese salad. Gluten free food identified on menu and identified when served with a wooden stick. Also had Gluten free bread for my celiac wife. I had the Penne alla vodka which was awesome and my wife’s arrabiata was also delicious.

  11. MA

    MAS93

    Cleveland

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Everything was delicious and our waitress was great!

  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3

    Had a reservation at 2200. Ordered the Chicken Marsala(gluten free with penne pasta) and gluten free cheese ravioli. We only saw our server 1 time after we ordered. He didn’t check how our meals were. The cheese ravioli was terrible. It was barely warm to the touch, the sauce was super watery. The Chicken Marsala was good, except they completely forgot the pasta.

  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience2

    Very crowded, my chair hit all the time by people walking by Sent dinner back because sauce was cold, given grief by manager Server had no idea food sent back

  14. JT

    JohnT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing experience! Delicious and efficient. Highly recommend.

  15. JS

    JimS

    San Francisco

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great place, really great evening!!

  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    On the phone they weren't very accommodating, but when we got there, they put our 2 tables of 4 together. Wait staff recommendations were spot on, but needed repeated reminders for water, bread, and parmason cheese. Overall it was great and I would go back.

  17. DE

    DanielleE

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything was great. Service was slow but it was very busy and we understand the staffing issues at the moment. We loved everything and will be back!

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful food, great service

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing food!! Everything was delicious

  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We love Marcella’s. The food is always spectacular and the ambiance is amazing.

  21. KF

    KristyF

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Delicious food, nice deal on wine, and great service!

  22. TH

    The1Hipster

    San Francisco

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Loved everything about this place. The Buffalo mozzarella appetizer was really good. I loved my salmon. Server was wonderful. Great place.

  23. E

    Eh123

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Outstanding is the perfect word! I'd highly recommend to anyone that likes Italian food! Place was hopping, yet service and food were excellent! Will definitely return again when I'm in the area next!

  24. T

    Tricia

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was great and the drinks were amazing! Highly recommend! Our waitress was exceptional too!

  25. D

    Docholaday2

    Columbus

    19 reviews

    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Very good food. Knowledgeable and helpful service. The Short North location has you squeezed in tight such that the Polaris location may be easier to carry on conversation with a larger group -- the Short North location is energetic and loud at peak times.

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was my daughter’s birthday and the dinner and service was outstanding!

  27. CS

    CindyS

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had a great dinner with our family. It’s been awhile since we’ve been to Marcella’s… but it lived up to our past memories :)

  28. M

    Maria

    Columbus

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was our first time visiting and we were celebrating a graduation. We ordered the penne alla vodka, the ravioli and shrimp, the meatball with marinara, the carbonara with chicken, etc. I’m not even kidding when I say that EVERYTHING WAS DELICIOUS. Our server was very friendly and even said some things in Spanish so that my parents would understand lol. We will definitely be coming back!

  29. AJ

    AJZ1

    Wilmington

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience1

    Have been here before and it has usually been great, but on this occasion it was probably 80° inside where we were seated and was almost impossible to enjoy our meal. Service on this occasion also was not as attentive as they have been there before. Will not be back in the near future.

  30. TS

    TimothyS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    We had a fantastic time. My wife is gluten free and dew restaurants care with selection and quality of their gluten free options, Especially Italian restaurants!

  31. A

    Alle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Cody was an amazing server and the hostesses were lovely! Seriously an amazing and friendly place! It was our first time there and it was such a great experience. We will definitely be back.

  32. J

    John

    Columbus

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3

    We love this place, but it was exceptionally warm.

  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4

    Good experience overall but the temperature was a bit warm, probably 76 or 77 degrees inside and it was a muggy evening outside. I was sweating a bit. The waitress was great though and the drinks and food came pretty quickly. I would go again but I think they should take a look at the climate control settings.

  34. t

    tuff2please

    Columbus

    11 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience4

    Ordered expensive wine (75) that was not good. Went for a more moderately priced wine-(45)-still bad. Bad wine selection. Great service . Food tasted flavorful. Great Caesar salad.

  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our meal was absolutely delicious and the service was fantastic. We will definitely be back when we come back to town.

  36. FF

    FoodFinder

    Indiana

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Everything from the appetizers to the desserts were wonderful. Well seasoned but not overly so. Very tasty. Nice variety but not overwhelming at all. Excellent wine options with majority of them by the glass. While we did try any of the mixed drinks, the table next to ours said they were very good. Definitely keeping Marcella’s on my list of favorites!

  37. RK

    RuthieK

    Cincinnati

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Jacob was our waiter and he was amazing. Fun!!

  38. DS

    DanS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Try the meatball, it’s the best thing on the menu.

  39. MT

    MT22

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 17, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3

    The food was fantastic! Making reservations was beneficial, yet the option to select a hightop or booth online seemed to be useless because we were placed in probably the worst seats - directly squeezed between the bar and the wall at a hightop, which was not our preference. However, all this being said, it was worth the price!

  40. KM

    KarmaM

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service! Monday wine special is great! Good food!!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Marcella's using the Order Online button. Marcella's also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (614) 223-2100.

Marcella's is rated 4.8 stars by 4636 OpenTable diners.

Marcella's does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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Booked 69 times today
Google Map for Marcella's

615 North High Street Columbus, OH 43215

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Short North - Arena District

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+, Women

  • Executive chef

    Jacob Canary

  • Entertainment

    Book your bachelorette party at Marcella’s! Nestled in the Short North Arts District, and near the Arena District, Marcella’s is the perfect place to begin your bachelorette party night. Choose one of our special packages, or we’ll work with you to create the ultimate bridal party experience! Minimum of 10 guests per package. Call 614.223.2100 today and ask to speak with Dain Cooke. Congratulations on your engagement, and we hope to celebratewith you soon at Marcella’s Ristorante, Pizzeria and Wine Bar!

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (614) 223-2100

  • Private party facilities

    We are available for private events during lunch hours. We will open for parties of 20 or more seven days a week & we offer multiple set menu options to cater to your needs! Please contact us at 614-223-2100 for more information!

  • Private party contact

    Annie Bowlin , General Manager: (614) 223-2100

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