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Marilyn's Restaurant

American, Diner
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1211 S George Nigh Expy, McAlester, OK 74501-7195
+1 918-426-1629
06:00 - 22:00
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McAlester, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Marilyn's is a small restaurant within the grounds of a local hotel. Eating at Marilyn's is like stepping back in time. The atmosphere is homey and friendly. The food is cooked when you order and is as good as home cooking. The staff are attentive and the regulars love to gather there for coffee and breakfast.

Thank tawana1956
Savanna, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

There are not many small restaurants in mcalester where a couple can be invited to sit down at a table to dine with a total stranger when all other tables are occupied and still eat a very good, reasonably priced full sized home style cooked meal in a friendly environment and still feel totally comfortable doing it. Customers who come... More 

Thank gvanvekoven
McAlester, OK, United States
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I love this place. They have an excellent breakfast (try the ham). Lunch is good with vegetable soup. Waitress are friendly and helpful. Good chicken fried steaks.

Thank John F
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74 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I have compared Marilyn's to every breakfast place in McAlester. It's the best! Why? Price, it's about $8. Service, fast and friendly. Biscuits, homemade, light, hot, and fluffy. Eggs, perfect over medium. Hash browns, homemade and crispy. Sausage and bacon, great quality and crispy. Pancake, huge and crispy on the edges. Awesome burgers, chicken fried steak, and fried chicken too.... More 

Thank foodattorney
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

After thanksgiving, heading home we decided to stop here for a late breakfast, early lunch. Busy place with lots of locals. Okay service, only one coffee refill then a $.95 charge but waitress didn't even come by for the freebie. We ordered breakfast. Bacon was great, I ordered well done and it was perfect. 2 eggs came with bacon, biscuits... More 

Thank Carol F
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a late breakfast on a Saturday. Place was busy but service was good and food hit the spot. Great local place if your looking for home cooking.

Thank Chris C
Mineral Wells, Texas, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Everything we had was good, especially the ham and eggs breakfast. Coffee was not as good as the Best Western next door but was drinkable.

Thank Alan F
Anchorage, Alaska
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Fresh food and friendly service. The chicken fried steak was very good. Salad was fresh. Tea was just right. Fast service, arrived at noon and had our food in 10 minutes.

Thank kermitbutler
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Bacon was burned but flavor was bad enough we didn't ask them to redo it. Egg cooked ok. I think the biscuits were store bought and the gravy was tasteless. I read so many good reviews - somebody at a table behind us commented they loved the biscuits...I just don't understand that. Just under 24 dollars for two modest breakfasts... More 

1 Thank Laura D
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Saturday morning, 10.30ish, found the place on trip adviser and decided to give it a try since was rated 4 out 5 stars. Small, cozy and pretty busy at that time (place has about 13-14 tables of 2s and 4s) We ordered an omelet and a special, coffe and milk, got our drinks within 5 min and then the wait... More 

Thank roxana S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 S George Nigh Expy, McAlester, OK 74501-7195
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  McAlester
  • Phone Number: +1 918-426-1629

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