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5948 Hwy 1 Bypass, Natchitoches, LA
318-357-1220
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4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Food & Great Setting

I really enjoyed sitting out and looking at the lake. The food was good, service was good, and the atmosphere was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
SpecFisherman
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Natchitoches, Louisiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

So I live here and this is probably the third time I have come to visit but we had a guest from out of state who had her heart set on eating here and wanted to treat me and my family. My last two visits weren't terrible but I find it way overpriced for the quality of the food. This... More 

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Ate dinner at Mariner's with grandson Thursday, July 23, 2015. Mariner's has a beautiful building with great view of Sibley Lake. We had the salad bar. We ordered Calamari with sweet chili sauce and both had the Acadian which was baked Tilapia with Crawfish Etouffee, baked potato and steamed broccoli. The Calamari was served in about 10 minutes. The restaurant... More 

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Starkville, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Lovely setting and view, excellent customer service, and delicious fried oysters! The salad bar offerings are very good!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I really enjoyed sitting out and looking at the lake. The food was good, service was good, and the atmosphere was great.

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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We dined at Mariner's one evening where the view on the lake was only surpassed by the delicious food. Our server, Bonita, was very attentive while not being intrusive.

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Belton, Texas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Oysters on half shell were good, broiled plate of fish, more oysters, crab etc was very good. Had gumbo but missed the okra found in some. Wife had shrimp that was very satisfying. Resturant is on the lake so great view by the window while you eat. Waitress was attentive without being intrusive. Got to eat and enjoy! Will go... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

4th of July weekend. Busy but, not overly crowded. Food was great as always. Waiter could have been a little more knowledgeable but, that what you get with collage kids. Would go back.

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Had out-of-town friends in whom we had never taken here; we all thoroughly being out on the deck; 2 of us had the catfish basket- a special on Wed. nights; our friends had tilapia, stuffed mushrooms and étouffée, all of which was delicious. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive. A very relaxing evening spent with friends.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Beautiful spot, lovely restaurant but we were very disappointed. Expensive but we don't mind paying those prices if the food is good. Unfortunately, it wasn't! My husband had the fried shrimp, which tasted like they had been frozen. I had the stuffed flounder. The fish was very small, overcooked, and the stuffing was mushy. Even my stuffed baked potatoe tasted... More 

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Louisiana
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The best meal in Natchitoches by far. Not in the historic district but a beautiful location. They can get busy. Go early!

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Additional Information about Mariner's

Address: 5948 Hwy 1 Bypass, Natchitoches, LA
Phone Number: 318-357-1220
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5948 Hwy 1 Bypass, Natchitoches, LA
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
  • Phone Number: 318-357-1220

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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