Fare: Southern Italian - Pizza
Price: Moderate - Expensive
Food Quality: 2 1/2 stars
Service: 2 stars
Ambiance: 3 stars
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = Poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Noise Level: Moderate to Very Loud (especially with live entertainment)
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy an energetic, chic setting with full bar service, well prepared coal fired pizza, and traditional red sauce southern Italian food.
Not Recommended For: Diners who enjoy more complex, creative Italian food preparation in a low key setting, more formal setting
Recommended dishes: The Specialty Coal Fired Pizzas, The Coal Fired Chipotle Honey New York Strip, and The Veal Rollatini with prosciutto, cheese, white wine, saffron mash, and broccoli.
Liquor: Vibrant Bar scene, stocked with reasonably priced, mid-range wines, beers and cocktails.
Marcello's Coal Fired Restaurant is a popular spot for families and millennials who come to meet up with friends to enjoy an energetic, chic atmosphere, with good drinks & food.
The menu has many options and specials with a variety of pizzas, salads, sandwiches --- and seafood, meat, and pasta entrees.
Marcello's Coal Fired Restaurant has developed a reputation for their excellent coal fired pizzas. In an area that's considered a hot bed for pizza (regionally known as tomato pies) , Marcello's Coal Fired pizza ranks up there with the best of them!
Their Italian pasta menu items are well executed, using fresh ingredients, and feature a Southern Italian, red sauce style of cooking.
Most desserts are homemade.
They are family friendly with a kids menu
The restaurant occupies a double storefront. The main dining area is chic, dimly lit, and cozy, The other dining area serves as a casual outdoor seating area with a bar that is enclosed with an innovative retractable covering over their patio that allows them to use their valuable outdoor dining space all winter long.
Marcello's Coal Fired Restaurant is open seven/days/week
Monday - Thursday, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm, Friday & Saturday, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm, & Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm ( Serves Sunday Brunch with music)
Street parking can be a challenge. The City of Bordentown offers Shuttle Bus Service with Free Parking at the Carslake Community Center/Gilder Field Park area where the Shuttle will pick up passengers and take them downtown.
Updated: February, 2019
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