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Brown Bag Gourment

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American, Californian, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary
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310 Acton Rd., Suite B, Suite B, Marksville, LA 71351
+1 318-240-8211
Today
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Description: Brown Bag Gourmet is a locally owned restaurant featuring local products...
Brown Bag Gourmet is a locally owned restaurant featuring local products. Our lunch menu features many freshly made salads, sandwiches and also feature daily specials. Our dinner menu features fresh gulf seafood and steaks and changes every 2 to 3 weeks. No reservations needed but are recommended for dinner.
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nine folks for a double birthday

What an absolute delight. The service, the food and the atmosphere combine for a wonderful experience. The menu changes often and everything (that means *everything*) was just fantastic. Fish, steak, seafood ... all just perfect. After dinner, special desserts. What a great night.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
John P
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Alexandria, Louisiana, United States
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  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
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Alexandria, Louisiana, United States
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

What an absolute delight. The service, the food and the atmosphere combine for a wonderful experience. The menu changes often and everything (that means *everything*) was just fantastic. Fish, steak, seafood ... all just perfect. After dinner, special desserts. What a great night.

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Marksville, Louisiana, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food here is very good. It has a unique menu. The place is small and can get crowded at lunch, so get there early. Check out the daily specials too!

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Louisiana
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I've been here once before and was very satisfied. This time the restaurant was almost empty. It's a shame because this is a unique and interesting dining establishment. First, the wine list is small, but well chosen and VERY reasonably priced. Very few restaurants pass up the opportunity to gouge you if you like wine with your dinner. This is... More 

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MARKSVILLE, LA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

They have a great menu to choose from. Shrimp and grits are one of their sepcials. Nice staff. A little hard to find. Down on side street.

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LOUISIANA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had heard of this restaurant from some friends and were so pleased! The atmosphere was cozy, the Chocolate Martii was superb and the seafood salad as HUGE, with large shrimp, crab meat and a large soft shell crab on top. Absolutely fantastic! Can't wait to go again!

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Texas
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114 reviews 114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The place is very small, but clean and nice. I expected a little nicer place for what I was paying for the food. The staff was very nice... The redfish dinner $25 was delicious! The other fish dish with crab was tasty too. Awesome food, portions - about average, pricey? yes.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I was invited to speak at a seminar sponsored by the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys on June 6, 2014. Restaurants at the Casino we bland and uninspiring. Found The Brown Bag Gourmet on Trip Advisor. Wow!!!!! Great food, service ,and price. The chef / owner can compete with anyone. Magnificent!

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Alexandria, Louisiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I stopped by for lunch because I was in the area and the reviews did NOT disappoint! I got the special (chicken salad stuffed avocado) and let me just say, I've never enjoyed a salad so much! It's all in the details at this place. Great atmosphere and service. Everything on the menu looked so delicious! I just wanted to... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Thanks to the great reviews we tried it out while in town. Can literally say its one of the best overall meals I have ever had! Started with pecan crusted shrimp..then crab cakes while the hubby devoured the soft shell crab and we shared the awesome Mac and cheese! We will make it back for another meal before we leave... More 

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Marksville, LA
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Husband took me to lunch 2/12 and had the gulf seafood salad and it was delicious!!! Trent and his staffs presentation is just over the top every time. Perfection!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 310 Acton Rd., Suite B, Suite B, Marksville, LA 71351
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Marksville
  • Phone Number: +1 318-240-8211

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Californian, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

Description

Brown Bag Gourmet is a locally owned restaurant featuring local products. Our lunch menu features many freshly made salads, sandwiches and also feature daily specials. Our dinner menu features fresh gulf seafood and steaks and changes every 2 to 3 weeks. No reservations needed but are recommended for dinner.
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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