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645 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60610-1011
+1 312-654-2550
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11:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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2,841 reviews
1,596 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,866 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First, the good news: The date for the closing of Marcello's location at 645 West North Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood has been extended from July 1 to October 1 or maybe beyond. Apparently the real estate developers haven't got their act together yet and the plans for new construction on the property are on hold. Hopefully, the same... More 

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Thank Taylor B
Chicago
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This family lunch & dinner restaurant has a menu that will please everyone. There is a banquet room that is used for weddings and other celebrations.

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Thank uliggam
Chicago, Illinois
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2,841 reviews
1,596 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,866 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The good news is Marcello's at 645 West North Avenue in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood produces the best slab of baby back ribs that I've ever had. The bad news is they won't be producing it much longer. In fact, it reportedly will close on July 1. It has been announced that the strip mall in which Marcello's is located... More 

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Thank Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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231 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Our family has come here for many years because it is right in our neighborhood and has a parking lot which is few and far between in the city! The food is consistently good, and the waiters are always so friendly and helpful.

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Thank JRWalker
Chicago, Illinois
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2,841 reviews
1,596 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,866 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

My wife and I don't order delivery very often...pizza or Italian beef here, Thai food there...and Marcello's ribs. It wouldn't taste any better if we were sitting in the restaurant at 645 West North Avenue. But ribs are messy--or I'm messy with ribs--so whenever we get a taste for ribs, usually once a month, we order delivery from Marcello's. We've... More 

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Thank Taylor B
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
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119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My family of 15 people dined here today to celebrate my dad's 87th birthday. The server accidentally spilled red wine all over my sister and I clothes and it got into her hair. We had to literally beg for cloths to attempt to clean ourselves from the red wine stains. My purse was ruined and we had to clean the... More 

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Thank Tracey S
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I've come here for years and the quality is always good. The menu is large. The broasted chicken and twice baked (regular or sweet) potatoes are among my favorites. This isn't a romantic venue, but there's parking and it's perfect for families and friends.

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Thank Beth H
Chicago
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106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

On our way shopping on North Avenue, stopped for early dinner at Marcello's. Service was good, restaurant was big and had nice ambiance but the food was bland. Ordered the calamari which was cooked well but was not served with marinara sauce. The eggplant parm was undercooked and the sauce was bland. Also ordered a NY style pizza with sausage... More 

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Thank Dawn C
Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Casual dining Italian restaurant and bakery located a couple block east of the Halsted & North Avenue shopping area. Nice selection of standard Italian cuisine plus pizza. Has a full bar. There is free parking available here which is great. Service was good, prices are reasonable. There is a little bakery/coffee shop attached to the restaurant, too. Portions are big.... More 

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Thank Doug_K_0216
Austin, Texas
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116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

the service and food were great. Casual and relaxed atmosphere at the bar. Parking and smoking at the back lot.

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Thank Joe S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, American, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 645 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60610-1011
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-654-2550

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?