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5948 Highway 1 Byp, Natchitoches, LA 71457-2625
+1 318-357-1220
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“tilapia” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
“steak” (29 reviews)
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4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5948 Highway 1 Byp, Natchitoches, LA 71457-2625
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food and good service by server named Parker. My husband had the oysters combo followed by fried catfish, which he said were very good. I had seafood primavera. It was delicious and has a big t of a spicy kick to it. I was...More

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe the best dinning in town. Nice setting ample space for large groups. Service was super. Waiters were young men, well trained, polite and attentive. Large menu with diverse Lousianna choices. Charred oysters were very good. Steaks were all very good Prices fair. I’ll be...More

Thank Alaskanlarry
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I was referred here by a friend and I'm so glad we chose to check it out. While we waited, the view was beautiful. The Oysters Rockefeller, as our appetizer, was so yummy. The entrees were equally as good. It was the 2nd weekend of...More

Thank JfishNOLA
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We came to Natchitoches for the Christmas weekend. We stopped at Mariner’s on a whim. We had the Lagniappe For Two off the appetizer menu and a cup of crawfish étouffée and seafood gumbo. Excellent. The waitstaff was very efficient and took great care of...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Pretty place on a lake. Drive up to it, look around and then leave. Go to any other place that has food, including a convenience store, and consider yourself ahead. Front desk was total chaos which carried over to service. Appetizers and entree brought out...More

Thank jhoff54
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Everything was salty. Steak was cooked perfect however the "Oscar w/ Crab" was not good. The crab tasted fishy. The salad bar was delicious and the service was good.

Thank Molly K
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We went here after receiving a recommendation from the manager at our hotel. When we pulled into the parking lot I was a bit concerned because there were two tour buses unloading. I assumed that it would be a madhouse in the restaurant, but I...More

Thank HotDogChamp
Reviewed 6 December 2017

My brother and I enjoyed the last warm night in December on the Mariner's deck having excellent appetizers and cold adult beverages. Not only were the oysters, gumbo and meat pies excellent, the friendly and professional service from our server, Stephanie, was most appreciated!

Thank tntaylor10
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Ask for a table facing the lake. We thought about having an after-dinner drink in the bar, but it was noisy and smelled of cigarette smoke.

Thank BWink44
Reviewed 18 November 2017

My husband and I ate here last night with two other couples and all enjoyed our experience. We were seated as near a window as possible (we didn't make a reservation) and could still view the sunset. Our waitress was so bright and cheerful, never...More

Thank michella0527
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5948 Highway 1 Byp, Natchitoches, LA 71457-2625
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
  • Phone Number: +1 318-357-1220
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