Marchello’s owner to open second restaurant on west side

Mar 29, 2017 1149


One of Wichita’s most popular Italian restaurants is expanding with a second location. Marchello’s, a staple at 3107 S. Seneca for two decades, is going to have a sister restaurant at Northwest Centre at 13th and Tyler. “I was asked by my customers,” owner Mikaeil Afsharpour says about opening a second location.

Afsharpour goes by Mickey, though he likes to say, “I’m not that rich or famous either.” There is no Marchello. “Marchello is just a good Italian name,” Afsharpour says. He and his wife, Shirin, are Iranian. They’ve tried serving food from their native country at previous restaurants, but Mickey Afsharpour says it’s not as popular as Italian food.



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