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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had dinner here on August 12. Food was excellent. Soft Shells were a good side. Good, friendly service. Coldest draft beer in town, however they were some of the smallest drafts I have ever seen. There could be some improvements. Several of us were drinking...mixed drink and all said that the drinks were light on the alcohol and this is from people who do not drink much. Also, someone had a dog in the restaurant, not a service dog. I just don't think this is the place for that. All in all I would recommend and return.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All of our choices were good. Typical New Orleans food and not over priced. We had a variety of lunches and all were pleased. ( crab cakes, fried oysters, Fried Shrimp poboy and roast beef poboy. We were traveling through. We wanted to stop again...on way back but they don’t take reservations and the wait was 45 minMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 3, 2022 via mobile

I’m so glad we decided to eat here while in Slidell. We were on our way to a swamp tour and had limited time. The waitstaff was vigilant of that & helped make sure we got our food quickly & efficiently. The food itself was...amazing. I had crab cakes and Mac and cheese- both were excellent! My son said the catfish was some of the best he’s ever had! Would 10/10 recommend to a friend!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 29, 2022 via mobile

Saw the reviews on TripAdvisor. Decided to try it. It didn’t disappoint. Food was great. I had the crab cakes. Delicious. My husband had the seafood plate. Of course I had to try some of his. Delicious.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed March 17, 2022

If it hadn't been for tripadvisor i wouldn't have known this place existed.On a Tuesday night ,i called to check dress code & inquire if reservations were recomended/accepted before i make the drive to unchartered territory.No one would answer i drove over to find the...place was packed before the sun set & a 45 minuted wait for a table for two.The bar was in constant motion and seats were open without the wait & the same menu.We took it and ordered Seafood Gumbo that was delicious and a Mahi Marliene that was beyond expectations.The sunset over the marina while we waited on our order with a great ending to the day & excellent meal.This place has great reviews for good reason .Thanks Tripadvisor!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed January 26, 2022 via mobile

Went on the recommendation of some locals, and it did not disappoint! The crab cakes were absolutely delicious and I could’ve made a meal out of those alone. But didn’t, as we also had and loved the shrimp both fried and sautéed as well as...the catfish. We also had the smoked Gouda grits, salad with their creole vinaigrette and crème brûlée. Everything was very good. Saw that the oysters were quite popular and they were big and beautiful but by then we were stuffed and needed rolled out of there. Thought it was a good bang for our buck and we enjoyed sitting at the bar and visiting with the regulars. I would definitely go back.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed December 29, 2021 via mobile

We loved our super-fresh seafood. The catfish literally melted in my mouth. The location is great. Right on a scenic waterway. We got seated immediately. Despite the place being packed, the food arrived right away. Friendly staff, too.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 13, 2021

The seafood gumbo was delicious, spices in the right amount. Crab cake was very good and my husband was happy with his choice of seafood platter. The sweet potato fries are perfect . I left the place waiting to be back soon. The sunset is...the highlight of a pleasant view. The atmosphere and service I can give 10 plus.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 11, 2021 via mobile

We sat inside but on the patio so we could see the Marina. It was super busy and we did have to wait quite a while for our food, but our waitress was nice and kept bringing us drinks. Our salads and appetizers came out...quickly. Everything was good. The fried items weren't too greasy. Fish was cleaned well, as well.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed August 16, 2021

Beautiful setting on the marina. Good place to watch the sunset. Enjoy an ICE cold beer. Literally, ice inside and outside the mug. My wife had the blackened mahi and said it was delicious. I had fish and shrimp plate. I think the fish portion...was a little small but it was good. We feel it was a good value for what we paid. When passing thru we would for sure eat here again.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed June 1, 2021 via mobile

Can not say enough. Great service, great view. Amazing food. The Crawfish & corn chowder is very good. Just spicy enough, but not overwhelming. Also had the fried seafood platter, but requested light breading & they did a great job . Very good!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 28, 2021 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed Phil’s Marina Cafe. Great selections on the menu, good service and atmosphere. There were 4 of us and we all ordered different things. All of the dishes were fantastic

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 6, 2021 via mobile

We loved the food, we all had variety of things and it was delicious. Crab Augraten was awesome. Love it

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed May 4, 2021

I had tasty softshell crab, fried, had mushroom sauce. Wear neat sailing sportswear. Take a walk down the pier afterwards. You can boat there, too.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed February 8, 2021 via mobile

There was about a 10 minute wait on Sunday at noon. Food was very good. The king cake bread pudding was amazing.

Date of visit: February 2021
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524gregl
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Response from 907kathyz | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call the restaurant directly and ask, but their grilled shrimp is good as well.
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September 28, 2016|
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Response from gabbygigi | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call to see if crabs are available. It depends on the season.
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September 28, 2016|
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Response from VickiS2004 | Reviewed this property |
I was a guest there. I don't know if they serve it or not. You can check out their menu on line. Sorry I couldn't answer your question.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Phil's Marina Cafe

Yes, Phil's Marina Cafe offers takeout services.

Phil's Marina Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4