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“Small town cafe & an "Americana" museum”

Marlene's Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American
Description: Marlene's Restaurant is a great little diner in the front of Crane's Museum and Shops. Open for breakfast and lunch, Marlene's offers a wide variety of items like eggs, bacon, biscuits & gravy, to salads, soups, french dip, and the famous Williamsburger. Finish it off with a hand dipped ice cream and a piece of pie. While here, explore our 4000 square foot museum full of Indian Artifacts, old cars, dolls, toys, firearms, and other antiques from the early 1900's. Next door is Crane's Country Store, a 4th generation true general store that still functions as it did in 1926. Boots, Bullets, Britches and Bologna.
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Description: Marlene's Restaurant is a great little diner in the front of Crane's Museum and Shops. Open for breakfast and lunch, Marlene's offers a wide variety of items like eggs, bacon, biscuits & gravy, to salads, soups, french dip, and the famous Williamsburger. Finish it off with a hand dipped ice cream and a piece of pie. While here, explore our 4000 square foot museum full of Indian Artifacts, old cars, dolls, toys, firearms, and other antiques from the early 1900's. Next door is Crane's Country Store, a 4th generation true general store that still functions as it did in 1926. Boots, Bullets, Britches and Bologna.
Reviewed September 13, 2012

Marlene's, associated with Crane's General Store, is a soup, salad, sandwiches small town cafe just off I-70 in Williamsburg. The reubens are especially good (and you can substitute turkey on a "Rachel". The chicken/mandarin orange salad is a good option if you aren't up for chili and similar items.

There is a small "small item" antique shop attached, and a small outdoor wear clothing shop. But the real special part is Marlene's collection of Americana that occupies half the building (and still she changes out displays because there is not room to show it all at once). If you don't eat at the cafe, there is a $2 charge for the museum; diners get free admission.

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