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Starvin Marvin's

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In 1984 Larry and Jeanette Rogers made the move of their dreams. They loved the Ozark Mountains and while they owned their own restaurant in Lafayette, Louisiana their hearts belonged to Missouri. With each other, they took a leap of faith. Starvin' Marvin's was originally in a log cabin just west of Silver Dollar City. As Branson boomed, Starvin' Marvin's moved to the "strip." Locals came to enjoy the quality of their homemade food. Cashew and Sweet & Sour chicken, hand battered onion rings, smoked BBQ ribs and saddle blanket sized pork tenderloin were just a few of the favorites. In 1994, they decided to bring some of their own heritage Cajun cooking into Marvin's. Known for their "seafood
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Buffet
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Reviewed February 19, 2020

Went for the breakfast buffet. Nothing really stands out as being really good or bad. Buffet did have a nice variety of items including fruit, eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, biscuits & gravy & french toast. We would visit again for breakfast although it probably...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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amandarU8945YL, Marketing at Starvin Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2020

Thank you for sharing!

Reviewed February 16, 2020

Excellent selection of breakfast food. Good sausage & bacon. Good B&G. Good fruit and yogurt. Good grits. Nice help. No waiting for anything. Love it.

Date of visit: January 2020
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amandarU8945YL, Marketing at Starvin Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2020

Wonderful to hear!

Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

This place was great! We opted for the buffet ( they have full menu as well). The buffet included salad bar, jambalaya (couple different ones), catfish, coconut shrimp, veggies, baked fish, peel and eat shrimp and many other choices along with deserts! Definitely didn’t leave...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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amandarU8945YL, Marketing at Starvin Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2020

Thank you very much!

Reviewed February 8, 2020 via mobile

Can’t tell u how many times we get up and decide we’re in the mood for frog legs. Well today was one of them there days. So off we go two hours to eat and man let me tell you did we do some of...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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amandarU8945YL, Marketing at Starvin Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2020

Thank you for the review and for sharing your experience!

Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

We dined with Starvin Marvins twice while in Branson. Loved the seafood buffet, the coconut shrimp and fried catfish were very good. The gumbo was not up to my standards, not enough roux or shrimp.

Date of visit: October 2019
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amandarU8945YL, Marketing at Starvin Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2020

Wow...thank you for choosing us twice!

Reviewed January 4, 2020

The food was terrific! Especially the gumbo. Kelly W #930 was great and made our special dinner even better!! Thanks Kelly! Highly recommend Starvin Marvin's

Date of visit: January 2020
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amandarU8945YL, Marketing at Starvin Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2020

Wonderful...thank you for sharing!

Reviewed January 4, 2020

New Year’s Eve 2019—My daughter & I stopped in to Starvin’ Marvin’s for dinner—1st visit. We were originally seated in the buffet section; however, no waitress came to greet us , so we asked to be seated in another area. The waitress took our order...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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amandarU8945YL, Marketing at Starvin Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2020

Thank you for notifying management of your experience and I’m pleased to hear he asked you to contact him directly when you plan to dine again. Than he can make every effort to ensure your experience is more pleasing.

Reviewed December 16, 2019

the food looks discusting it looks like Lousianna food Crawdad's fish and sweet tea is ok too expensive 65 dollars for 7 people

Date of visit: August 2019
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amandarU8945YL, Owner at Starvin Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2019

Apologies we did not meet your expectations

Reviewed December 15, 2019 via mobile

The best thing on the buffet was the blackened catfish. I wouldn’t consider it overpriced because there is a variety if you choose the buffet. The crab legs are good, but not as good as advertised. You’ll see the advertisement on billboards and on the...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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amandarU8945YL, Owner at Starvin Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2019

Thank you

Reviewed December 13, 2019

The frog legs were huge and the meal was great. They start you off with a huge salad, then your frog legs which are huge to begin with at least eight inches long and at least one inch thick with two side orders. Well worth...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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amandarU8945YL, Owner at Starvin Marvin's, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2019

Thank you for sharing!

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We are in the off season. Starting this Friday feb 28,2020 we are open full time. Sun-sat 7:30 am-8 pm. Thank you for asking.
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Yes, we do offer beer, wine and some specialty drinks.
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Sure. We have gift certificates available for purchase. You can call 417-334-7402 and they’ll be happy to take care of you. Thank you!
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