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English first
New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Iowa City
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is a small place, but the service was excellent and the food delicious. It's in the Best Western Motel parking lot, but most of the customers looked to be locals.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Very much a small town cafe feel. Small place but very friendly. We were in a bit if a hurry and the waitress, although very busy, attended to out order right away. We were having late Sunday breakfast and the food arrived quickly. It was a great breakfast. Reasonably priced, good food great service. It doesn't look like much from... More 

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McAlester, Oklahoma
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Nothing fancy. Standard diner fare. Rather small. Tables handle parties of four. If you have more than four in your party, go elsewhere.

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Dallas, Texas
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119 reviews 119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We travel to McAlester frequently and have always wanted to stop and eat at Marilyn's. Warning... This is a small restaurant situated in a hotel parking lot, it can be easy to overlook and hard to find a seat. If you wait until rush hour, the key word here is ...wait.... We tried Marilyns early on a Sunday morning, there... More 

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Additional Information about Marilyn's Restaurant

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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