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Russell's Marina Grill


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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A New Orleans favorite breakfast, lunch, and dinner spot since 1985, Russell's Marina Grill serves traditional breakfast and lunch items along with a variety of healthy items, such as eggwhite omelets, multigrain pancakes and waffles, fresh fruit, in house roasted turkey, as well as ten different salads and a number of wraps. All desserts such as White Chocolate Bread Pudding, Blueberry Basil Pie, and Lemon Ice Box Pie are made on the premises. Eat inside at our counter, in our dining room, or outside on our pet friendly patio.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Cajun & Creole
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations, Television
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Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Upon arrival in New Orleans with our 10-year old twins, we headed first for Russell’s Marina Grill on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. Located a fair distance from the French Quarter and the more heavily frequented tourist haunts, Russell’s Marina Grill is a more typical...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MutantMiscreant
Reviewed February 6, 2019

I visited for lunch with friends as I used to frequent this restaurant when I lived in NOLA. Same great service, same fabulous menu and food, and PLENTY of it! Of course one must try big Al's bloody mary, and I highly recommend this spot...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank seriocomicNOLA
Reviewed January 21, 2019

We shared the fried chicken special and the Cali omelette here and they were good. Comfort food. Chicken was served with a side of mac and cheese. I just really thought the carpeting in our section was really dirty looking. They should pull it up...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lvsutton
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

I ate here 3 yrs ago and was stunned by their eggs Benedict. Again they proved the best I have ever eaten. I had the ponchitrain which included english muffin, premium bacon, fried green tomato and poached egg. I added a crab cake too. Great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gemstoneking
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I shared the sweet potato beignets, andouille and sage grit cakes with bechamel sauce, and the shrimp omelette. Amazing, unique, served fast, fresh and tasty. They had plenty of staff on a Saturday morning at about 8 a.m. The staff seemed to be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Julie B
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

The eggs benedict that my husband had was delicious. It is nice you are given the choice to order fruit as a side dish vs potatoes.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JBernard20
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Wow . Sums it up. Had the Saints eggs 33. Outstanding. This is why we are famous around the world for food. Great variety on the menu and great friendly people taken excellent care you . Lotus will take great care of you.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank K4788WUmartinv
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

This institution brings a southern folklore in every bite. An amazing broad selection of delicious food, an honest & warm service, and killer drinks for when you are ready to kick your day with, well: with a kicker! ;) Come stop by (more than once!)...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Raul A
Reviewed August 27, 2018

My family prides themselves in being pancake snobs. They need to be just the right amount of fluffiness, the syrup needs to be thick enough and just the right amount of sweetness. This place has everything you'd want for a breakfast/ brunch menu. We loved...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mercedes J
Pavlos P, Owner at Russell's Marina Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

I am so glad you enjoyed your pancakes! We hope to welcome you back for some more fluffy pancakes soon! Cheers,

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Wife and I had brunch there this morning. EXCELLENT. We both had their EggSaits #33 Benidict. IT WAS WONERFULL. Its a Biscuit with a Tomato, Alligator Sausage, and poached egg covered in Country Sausage Gravy. We both raved over our meal. The Alligator Sausage was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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