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Marinella Italian Restaurant


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Italian, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Buon Salute, Buon Appetito e' Buon Pranzo!!!" "Un pranzo senza vino e' come una bella regazza senza amore, come un giorno sense sole
Pizza or Garlic Gread
Deli Bread Layered with choice of Seasoned Marinara Sauce & Mozzarella or Garlic Butter Dressing
Calamari Fritti
Calamari Dusted with Seasoned Flour than fried
1/2 Doz $10.0
Raw Clams
Vongole Crude (Raw Clams served with Lemon & our Home made Cocktail Sauce)
1/2 Doz $10.0
Clams Ripiene
Baked stuffed clams with butter and served with fresh lemon
Fresh Fior di Latte Polly-O Mozzarella wrapped with Prosciutto Crudo
Artichoke Ripiene
Whole Artichoke stuffed with Seasoned Breadcrumbs
Eggplant Marinella
Stuffed Eggplant with Ham & Mozzarella cheese
Funghi Ripiene
Stuffed Mushrooms with Seasoned Breadcrumbs
Zucchini & Eggplant Dorati
Breaded Zucchini & Eggplant Fried and served with our Home made Arrabbiata Sauce
All Entrée's come with a choice of Soup or Salad. A $3 fee will be added for split Entrée's
Cup $3.0
Bowl $5.0
Soup of the Day
Insalata Della Casa
Mixed greens with Tomatoes, Cucumber
Insalata Caprese
Fresh Mozzarella Fior di Latte' Polly-O, with Tomato and Basil leaves
Insalata Di Spinaci
Layered Spinach, Tomatoes, Basil & Onion with our Peppercorn dressing
Insalata Monte E' Mare
Mixed greens wrapped in Prosciutto with Artichoke Hearts, Peppers & topped with our Vinaigrette / Honey- Mustard dressing
4 Pieces $6.0
Eggplant Parmigiana
Breaded and layered with Mozzarella cheese & Marinara sauce
Melenzane Rollatine
Stuffed with seasoned Ricotta cheese & baked with Marinara sauce
Eggplant Marinella
Stuffed with Ham & Mozzarella Cheese
Fresh Homemade Pasta
Spaghetti or Mostaccioli
Topped with Home made Marinara sauce; Choice of Spaghetti Or Mostaccioli
Ravioli Meat or Cheese
Topped with Home made Marinara sauce
Homemade Cannelloni
Stuffed pasta tubes with seasoned Ground beef, topped with Marinara & Mozzarella cheese
Fettuccine Alfredo
Fettuccine pasta tossed with our Home made Alfredo sauce
Rotolo Primavera
Home made Tri- color Ham, Spinach and Basil pasta, swirled with Ricotta cheese & Marinara sauce
Pasta Con Legumi
Chick Peas, Cannellini Beans & Green Peas, sautéed in a light Marinara sauce
Pasta Alla Malafemmina
Spaghetti noodles tossed with Capers, Mushrooms, Onions, Calama Olives in our Arrabbiata sauce
Pasta Carbonara
(Spaghetti noodles tossed with crip Bacon, Onions, Egg, Parmigiana Cheese)
Additional $1.50 for Roasted Red Pepper
Sauteed or Steamed Veg
Broccoli, Spinach or Mixed Season Vegetables, Steamed or Sautéed in Oil & Garlic
Home Made Meatballs
Topped with our Home made Marinara Sauce
Italian Sausage
Topped with Marinara or Roasted Bell Pepper Sauce
Pollo Vesuvio
1/2 Baked Chicken with Mushrooms, Onions, Garlic & Vesuvio Potatoes in a white wine
Pollo Parmigiana
Breaded Chicken Breasts baked with Marinara sauce & Mozzarella cheese
Pollo Francese
Sauteed Breast in a Lemon wine sauce
Pollo Cacciatore
1/2 Baked Chicken with Mushrooms, Onions, Capers, Olives & Peppers in a Marinara Sauce
Pollo Piccante
Sauteed Breast with Mushrooms, Capers in a Lemon Wine Sauce)
Pollo Positano
Sauteed Breast with Mushrooms, Artichoke Hearts & Chives in a Creamy Wine Sauce
Pollo Romano
Breaded Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Spinach, Mushrooms & Seasoned Bread Crumbs in a Lemon Sauce
Veal Parmigiana
Breaded Cutlette baked with Marinara Sauce and Mozzarella Cheese
Veal Scaloppina
Sauteed Medallions, Served with Mushrooms, Olives & Capers in a Tomato Wine Sauce
Veal Piccante
Sauteed Medallions, Served with Mushrooms & Capers in a Lemon Wine Sauce
Veal Portofino
Medallions topped with Prosciutto Ham, Spinach & Fior di Latte Mozzarella Served in a LemonWine Sauce
Veal Marsala
Sauteed Medalliaons, with Mushrooms in a Marsala Wine Sauce
Veal Fiorentino
Sauteed Medallions, Wild Mushrooms & Onions served in a Cabernet Cream Sauce
Veal Marinella
Stuffed Medallions with Prosciutto Ham, Mushrooms, Garlic in a Creamy Garlic Wine Sauce
Linguini w/ Calamari or Vongole
Choice of Calamari or Clams Sauteed in White Wine or Arrabbiata Sauce
Linguini Con Gamberi
Shrimp Sauteed with Arrabbiata Sauce
Shrimp & Broccoli
Sauteed Shrimp, Broccoli & Garlic over Linguini pasta in a White Wine Sauce
inguini Caprese
Shrimp, Scallops & Spinach Sauteed in a Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce
Zuppa Di Pesce
(Our Seafood Delight with Lobster Tail, Shrimp, Clams, Calamari, Mussels, Scallops, Crab Legs, sautéedin our Arrabbiata Sauce over Linguini pasta) - Serves two comfortably
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All reviews pasta italian food love this place the wait staff wine selection specials robalo disappear diners
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Mixed feelings here. Disorganized, but nice (mostly) service. One of the party asked to sample a wine before ordering it, and the server (owner?) was impatient with that. Very nice soup or salad that came with the meal, good wine selection, including by the glass....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DianaHV
Reviewed 22 August 2018

A friendly, not crowded spot with a good menu and good service. Convenient to the train on a rainy earlyevening.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Phil487
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Delicious, delicious, delicious. The food is handcrafted and so flavorful! No fast-food, frozen Italian food here! We love eating on the spacious outdoor patio and the graciousness of Ben and his wonderful wife is part of the experience. They are both so very nice. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wrytr7
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We've lived in Glen Ellyn for several years but hadn't tried Marinella until this weekend. Upon entering, there was a sign stating that pizza was unavailable. Not a problem, since we hadn't intended on getting a pizza anyway. We were just ahead of the evening...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Steve T
Reviewed 20 May 2018

My siblings and I ate here Friday evening, after a long week. The owner was hospitable and welcoming, even though we arrived late in the evening, close to closing. We had a lovely meal and wonderful evening. Appreciated the quiet ambiance and friendly service.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Carole_from_GE
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We love this place. The owners are committed to quality food and excellent service. We have made this our new neighborhood hangout. Prices are reasonable and portion sizes are ample.

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Leegramas
Reviewed 16 December 2017

I love this place. I am always traveling around the world for work and get to eat at some really great places. I eat out 4-5 times a week and I am to lazy to write a review unless the restaurant is great. . I...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Rich D
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The pasta is made fresh daily. The service is outstanding. It is Kid friendly too. I truly love this place, a great neighborhood gem!

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank jeanieporter
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Our family visits this excellent restaurant often. Every visit is a wonderful experience. From the main menus to the nightly specials, we have never been disappointed. The food is made fresh, not frozen and then re-heated. If you are in a rush, I am sure...More

Date of visit: August 2017
4  Thank bga592017
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I found Marinella by mistake after the restaurant I was attempting to visit was closed for the evening! Sometimes good comes from a mistake! Very nice folks in a cute little place serving high-quality Italian food and wine for a reasonable price. That's a winning...More

Date of visit: August 2017
2  Thank MPB222
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