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Marilynn's Place


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Hurricane Katrina Burger
Big, messy & unpredictable w/ all of the options you can fit into a fema trailer.
Smoked Cajun Chicken Burger
Simply the best around!
Served w/ steamed rice
Red Beans & Rice
Southern louisiana's culinary cornerstone, slow cooked red beans w/ louisiana smoked andouille, tasso & ham
Chicken & Andouille Jambalaya
Every culture eats chicken & rice. Lucky for us, louisiana perfected it!
Crawfish Etoufée
Etoufée means “to smother”, a stew of peppers, onions, celery, garlic, louisiana crawfish-tails & thickened w/ a dark roux
Shrimp Creole
A​ rich & zesty creole red sauce full of sweet louisiana gulf shrimp.
Seafood Gumbo
A dark full bodied gumbo w/ louisiana gulf shrimp, crab, oysters, & andouille *
Fried Shrimp
Curry Fried Catfish
Served w/ cole slaw, hushpuppies & french fries
Louisiana gulf shrimp
Caesar Salad
A classic w/ a kick
Italian Salad
Tossed lettuce, tomato, red onion, black olives, pepperoni w/ fresh mozzarella pearls & our lemon basil vinaigrette
Shrimp Remoulade Salad
Our shrimp remoulade, without the bread, on a bed of greens
Cole Slaw
French​ fries
Cajun Cheese Fries
Dirty rice
Potato Salad
Sweet potato fries
Potatoes Au Gratin
Whole or half orders available on most
Nola Bread Pudding
Served warm, w/ a chocolate & espresso sauce
Bananas Foster
The nola dessert, bananas braised in brown sugar & butter & finished w/ dark rum
Pat's Peanut Butter Mousse w/ Chocolate Two Ways
Peanut butter mousse on a chocolate graham-cracker crust w/ an espresso & chocolate ganache on top served frozen
A scoop of vanilla ice cream if you like
Warm Chocolate Brownie
A vegan, cakelike brownie served w/ a warm chocolate pecan sauce
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I wished there was one in Tuscaloosa Alabama! The gumbo was very good along with extra shrimp and crab included

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank weirdovisitingplaces
Reviewed 6 days ago

The restaurant was very busy. There is a large selection on their menu with a combo option so as to be able to sample several dishes at once. They were out of the red beans and rice which was a disappointment but we selected the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Kectxk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love coming here with my parents. The manager here is normally walking around talking to customers. Last time I was here the band Drowning Pool was sitting at the table next to us. Every trip here has been a great experience.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Living only two hours away I fortunate enough to get to eat here often. Everything I have ever tried has been amazing. I love their specials! Every one is always so friendly. Already trying to find a reason to be in the area again soon...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank angeladA8941FG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me just state that the food was good but the service was very pleasant. The owner kept coming around checking on everyone and was quite witty and charming. You can tell he enjoyed people. We had their brunch menu which was pretty good with...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank iPeppah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shrimp po-boy is tremendous. A large is enough for a meal on its on as it comes with tons of shrimp. The people are great and it is a good atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jimbridger1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place and the food 😍 everytime I have come to this place I have never been disappointed.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jayynine
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to Marilynn's Place based on advice from a longtime local. Setting is an old time gas station. You order at the counter and they call you when your order is ready. We had the the 2 item combo shrimp creole and seafood gumbo....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Brian S
Reviewed May 8, 2019

We have tried this place twice and have not enjoyed either visit. The food is so-so and expensive for what is offered. For us, this place is overrated

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 694keithk
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Everything there is great from the funky atmosphere to the great food and drinks. I usually order the shrimp poboy. Some nights they have live local music. Every day they have a different lunch special which is very good. One of the best local spots...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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July 11, 2018|
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Response from Robin120 | Reviewed this property |
Beignets are best when they are fresh so hopefully you don't have to travel far before enjoying them :)
April 18, 2016|
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Response from Christiana V | Reviewed this property |
Looking at the bar right now. They definitely have a bar and make a mean bloody Mary. Don't see a wine list.
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