Since 2003, Marcellino Ristorante has thrilled Valley diners and visitors with authentic Italian cuisine featuring dozens of exquisite, exclusively hand crafted fresh pastas created by Chef Marcellino Verzino. Raised on a farm in the Italian countryside, Marcellino began cooking as a child, honed his skills in Rome, and owned restaurants in Italy, Greece and New York before making Arizona his home.
Welcoming guests for lunch, dinner and private/semi-private events, Marcellino is located in the SouthBridge neighborhood along the canal, and features a variety of seating options, including: a full bar, two charming patios; main dining room with seating for 85; an interactive Chef's Island for 16; fully Private Dining Room for 14-40+; Private Room for 14 and Semi-Private with dividers 40+; a romantic alcove for two; buyout capabilities for 80-110 people.
Chef Marcellino and his wife Sima treat their guests with the same warmth and charm they would offer guests in their own home. At a time when fine dining restaurants are rare, Marcellino Ristorante is a delicious, old-school throwback featuring tablecloths, fresh flowers, votives, and gracious, leisurely European service.