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Marilyn's Restaurant

1211 S George Nigh Expy, McAlester, OK 74501-7195
+1 918-426-1629
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
1211 S George Nigh Expy, McAlester, OK 74501-7195
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and I went here for Dinner while traveling to view the fall color along the the Talimena Parkway in Oklahoma;and Arkansas. It appears to us that a lot of locals eat at this place, and we always like to eat at local establishments...More

Thank TexasSnowman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to step back in time, before fast food and chain restaurants, this is your place. Very small, with old fashioned charm. Step back decades into the '40s or '50s. Would be good for kids to experience a simpler time. That being said,...More

Thank stardust1229
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been in town for two days and already ate here twice, dinner then lunch. Food is well done and priced right. I had the chicken fried steak for dinner and the Spanish omelet for lunch (breakfast all day here). Based on the crowd at...More

Thank Zelco53
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Food is very good and reasonably priced. Service is a little slow at times, but it's a small place with homestyle cooking. It's worth waiting for a table.

Thank NanaBonnie
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This is my parent's favorite place to stop when traveling between Texas and Missouri. We stopped this evening for dinner before heading back to our hotel and plan to go back for breakfast before we leave McAlester in the morning. The food is really good...More

Thank Rachelle H
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Their menu has familiar favorites with some unique items like the sidewinders. Tasty food, reasonable price, plus a friendly and attentive wait staff.

Thank 20MikeE20
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It's a classic diner. It's consistent. It's delicious. The fries are hand-cut. Love the chicken fried steak sandwich. And the staff are great people!

Thank Skinnyhen
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

If you are in McAlester then you have to eat here. The food is so good when Pat is cooking! He really knows how to make the best dishes.

Thank Cliff A
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Marilyn's is a small restaurant within the grounds of a local hotel. Eating at Marilyn's is like stepping back in time. The atmosphere is homey and friendly. The food is cooked when you order and is as good as home cooking. The staff are attentive...More

Thank tawana1956
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

There are not many small restaurants in mcalester where a couple can be invited to sit down at a table to dine with a total stranger when all other tables are occupied and still eat a very good, reasonably priced full sized home style cooked...More

Thank gvanvekoven
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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: +1 918-426-1629
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