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Marilyn's Restaurant

American, Diner
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1211 S George Nigh Expy, McAlester, OK 74501-7195
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Savanna, OK
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're passing through McAlester, Marilyn's is a great place to stop for a meal. Breakfast is served all day, along with down-home American meals, of course! And Marilyn's is my first choice when I crave a good, old-fashioned hamburger! Need to add that their fries are home-made!

Thank Darlene R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here because of the good reviews. But it was a disappointment . The catfish had no flavor, club sandwich was made with cold chunks of meat. I'll find another place if I'm passing through here again .

Thank Ginger S
Dallas, Texas
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158 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stopped here once before, and planned to stop here for breakfast on our way from Dallas to Branson. Small town diner, old fashion, with very good food. We both had bacon , eggs and potatoes, and it was delicious. Bacon very good. Good sized bacon. Prices reasonable, good service. Great plan to stop when driving through.

Thank Bob U
Riverside, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went here for breakfast. The waitress never smiled once while waiting on our table. She only seemed to be friendly with the local people that she knew. I ordered a coffee with my breakfast. They only had non dairy powder for creamers. I put one in my coffee but was really not enjoying the coffee. My husband asked her... More 

Thank sleotie1
McAlester, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant use to be very nice and the staff was very friendly. But over the past few years the quality of service and food has deminished drastically. Low prices but if recommend somewhere else to eat.

Thank timothyr257
Manitou Springs
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

They let us split a meal, so we ordered rib-eye with baked potato and salad. Salad was very simple -- cut up lettuce and a teaspoon of diced tomatoes. We had the 8-oz steak, which took up most of the plate, but that was because it was sliced so thin. Great Texas toast!

Thank Debbie E
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Really great burgers! Split it between 2 people. Gave us peanuts to take with as a snack! Menu was quite a variety. Food came out hot and quick! Staff was very friendly and the restaurant is clean.

Thank Carole R
Lyons, Kansas
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Mom and Pop restaurant with a nice variety of food. Reasonably priced. Near major motels and highway.

Thank natedegrate
North Richland Hills, Texas
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We had carry out. The food was good...but attention to detail was not good. We didn't receive plastice ware, salt or pepper and no butter for the baked potatoe. Even with all that the food is still better than most you get on the road. The prices are differnt from the ones posted on line also.

Thank Pary74
Columbus, Georgia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Best Western in McAlester, OK. Since we were tired of driving all day we decided to eat at Marilyn's which is in the same parking lot as the hotel. Food was good, service was friendly and prices were reasonable.

Thank Gwen G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1211 S George Nigh Expy, McAlester, OK 74501-7195
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  McAlester
  • Phone Number: 918-426-1629

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?