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Marcel's Restaurant

905 Hwy 361, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4404
+1 361-749-5577
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Ranked #3 of 73 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Marcel's Restaurant is located at 905 Hwy 361 (S. Alister Street becomes Hwy 361 as you head south of the main part of town). We are located almost directly across the street from the Seafood & Spaghetti Works building.
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We had a nice quiet dinner here. All the food was great. Their amberjack special was delicious! Don't forget to try the key lime pie. Our server said that all their desserts are made in-house. The service was outstanding. We'll definitely be back.

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Texas
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23 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Yummy seafood and German surprises. Totally not expected on Port A. Had the snapper and a German noodle dish. Both were great. If you like German beers, they have a pretty good selection

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Houston, Texas
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I randomly wandered into Marcel's for the first time about a year ago, mostly due to the novelty of it being a German restaurant, and I'm so, so glad I did. I've had about every German-themed item on the menu since and I've yet to come away disappointed. My wife and I have visited at least once a month for... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Marcel's is one of our favorite places to dine ....key word- dine- not just eat and run! Great place for a "date night". The food is always delicious and the service is just wonderful. We love the atmosphere!

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Marcel's is one of our favorite restaurants in Port Aransas. We have been enjoying their food for many years. The hostess is so accommodating and the wait staff is very attentive. The food is most excellent. We always start with the fried oyster app and move on from there with the specials or fried shrimp. We love the atmosphere. We... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Glad we found this new restaurant on our 3rd family trip to Port A....things were getting a bit boring for us so we decided to try something new...glad we did....food was fresh and so delish...service was above and beyond good...Joyce was extremely nice and fast with our food and handles kids like a pro...will definitely go back

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Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

When everywhere else in Port Aransas is overrun with crowds of tourists, try Marcel's. Peaceful, pleasant, elegant but homey, a great place to relax, with a varied menu of well-prepared continental food. The service is professional and friendly. Marcel's has become one of our new favorites in Port A.

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Galveston, TX
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Last visit steak was chewy and crab cakes (usually excellent) were overcooked. Former visits were very good. Hope Marcel can rectify things. Service was very good. I'm going to spend my money at Pelican Club, Venetian Hot Plate, La Barataria, Trout Street (Fried shrimp yummola), Phoenix and others. Bill

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Dorie_Althauser, Customer Relations at Marcel's Restaurant, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear of your disappointing experience Bill. We would have liked to have corrected those two issues on the spot had they been brought to our attention. We are sorry to lose your business, but we know you will be well taken care of by all the restaurants you listed - they are all more than worthy... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

So we were staying in Corpus and decided to come back to Port A for the hometown non chain meal. We weren't disappointed. The fish was great, light and fresh, and a great price. The chicken cordon blu was handmade and fantastic. Lightly sautéed. Menu is extensive as are the German beer selections. Dessert was to die for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Good German food, attentive waiter, nice quiet atmosphere. Impressive selection on import beer. Highly recommend the red cabbage, has perfect sweetness/tartness. Pork Schnitzel was good, served with perfectly steamed, julienned vegetables, and German pan potatoes.

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