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Shovel Restaurant and Lounge

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

We have been there several times. Good dinners! Reasonable prices. Parking available. We will be back!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Hunter4459
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I have driven by the Shovel and it looks like they are getting ready to reopen. I understand new ownership is doing a kitchen and interior remodel. Hope that is true.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Steven S
Reviewed July 11, 2018

The food cannot be beat. Liver & onions are my favorite. The Walleye plate is amazing. Breakfast is excellent, with the perfect Bloody Mary. I am so happy it has reopened. The Shovel is such a piece of Marion history?

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank susanhH2064GM
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Upon arriving, we weren't sure we should stay. It looked like an old bar with a loyal base that wouldn't take kindly to new people. Not the case at all. The food is very, very good. My wife said the tenderloin (a favorite of hers)...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank DaytonOhio
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Nice, clean restaurant serving good home-cooked meals. A good value for the money. A good selection of sandwiches & steaks. Very good soups & pies.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank kcs2699
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

The staff is friendly, prompt, and helpful. The food is pretty good. GREAT PLACE FOR LUNCH! Many business staff members in the city go here for lunch, so that speaks well of this place. The prices are EXTEMELY Good! Good food at good prices--what more...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank AndresMiguel1234
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Built on a rail yard with Marion steam and power shovel history, there are many pictures inside depicting this bit of Marion's past. That's charming. Apparently I don't know anything about walleye, because many reviewers raved about it, but I thought it was blah. Salad...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed June 13, 2017

L & O is haed to find so when I see it on a menu I order it. This had the perfect balance of onions to meat. The onions were cooked perfectly (still crisp). We went the next day for breakfast & had a Bloody...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Sharon_R_H
Reviewed April 19, 2017

The food is good and the price is great. It is a sort of whole in the wall with good service and food. Located next to a train track.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank neault28
Reviewed April 16, 2017

This trip, I enjoyed the Prime Rib Sandwich, $7.99. Ground rib eye with cheese and onion rings on the sandwich + the usual burger fixings. Big & tasty, comes with fries too. Very friendly and accommodating server, but I didn't get her name.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Fred S
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