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Marilyn's Restaurant

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1211 S George Nigh Expy, McAlester, OK 74501
918-426-1629
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Home Cooking

Very small with about 15 table tops. Not good for large groups. One waitress, one busboy. Expected long wait, but was pleasantly surprised that the waitress handled the room very well. We ordered the breakfast with biscuits , sausage, gravy, hash browns and 2 eggs. Everything was cooked "good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2014
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English first
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We stopped here on the way home from Branson. The waitress was very friendly. The food was just average. I wanted to try this place, to see if the reviews lived up to the food. I asked for my eggs to be soft scrambled and they weren't real dry, but definitely not soft scrambled. My husband didn't care for his... More 

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Hudson Oaks
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Price very good-portions great-food (I had hamburger steak dinner) was very good, along with good side order of corn and potatoes. Service was very prompt and cheerful. I liked this place!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were told this place had good home cooking. They lied. There was more oil in the hashbrowns than under the entire state of Oklahoma. The biscuit looked more like a used sponge, and the gravy was more suited to spackling than eating. I found it an insult to my entire digestive system to try and digest the hominy/grits. The... More 

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McAlester, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Marilynn's has the very best food and service. Love their breakfast and lunch's haven't had dinner there but hear it is great.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Open early and on Sunday, awesome greasy diner food. Had chicken fried steak and eggs. Shares a parking lot with the Best Western. Loved it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Very small with about 15 table tops. Not good for large groups. One waitress, one busboy. Expected long wait, but was pleasantly surprised that the waitress handled the room very well. We ordered the breakfast with biscuits , sausage, gravy, hash browns and 2 eggs. Everything was cooked "good ol' country style". The place was packed and there was minimal... More 

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McAlester, Oklahoma, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We love going here for breakfast. Yes it's small, and sometimes packed but it's worth it compared to other cafe's in the area. Most places aren't even open on Sunday so this is our go to place. You really just can't go wrong here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had breakfast and found the food to be very good. The service was excellent and we were served very quickly. Would eat there again.

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Yukon, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My wife had a lunch item, and I had a BLT, (for me, could've used more B), but it was about normal, and really GOOD !!!! Little crowded, but that would have been okay except a large family, from toddler to seniors, were at 3 tables next to us. The young adult male with toddler, could not be pleased as... More 

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Cowtown, TX
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place may be okay for breakfast but i would never eat lunch here. This is what my dad always called a "Greasy Spoon"

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Address: 1211 S George Nigh Expy, McAlester, OK 74501
Phone Number: 918-426-1629
Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  McAlester
Cuisine: Diner

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  • Address: 1211 S George Nigh Expy, McAlester, OK 74501
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  McAlester
  • Phone Number: 918-426-1629

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

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