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5948 Highway 1 Byp, Natchitoches, LA 71457-2625
+1 318-357-1220
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  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5948 Highway 1 Byp, Natchitoches, LA 71457-2625
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All I can say is wow!! The view was amazing and so was the staff!! Our waiter Hubley (I am sorry if I misspell that) was very attentive and pleasant. Prices were reasonable to the portions you get. To start the crab stuffed mushrooms we...More

Thank Megan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food! Filet mignonette topped with crabmeat is to die for! Ribeye was skinny and tough. Crab cakes, delicious. Outdoor view on the water is beautiful!

Thank Betty92543
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here for summer. Atmosphere was so nice looking over lake, Salad bar was good. Cra cakes tasted like fake crab. Loved the place though

Thank Beth F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our wonderful hosts at The Jefferson House (lovely Bed and Breakfast) helped us with reservations to Mariner’s for a Friday evening and we were so pleased. The location is beautiful, and if you can time your reservations to sunset, would be truly spectacular. Despite that,...More

Thank Emily L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to the Mariner after the Natchitoches Mardi Gras celebration for several years. It sits on the shores of Sibley Lake. Get a table with a window view to fully enjoy the great setting. Now, onto the food. We have enjoyed everything...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 6 February 2018 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 21 January 2018 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 Jack H
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
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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