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5948 Highway 1 Byp, Natchitoches, LA
+1 318-357-1220
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“tilapia” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (23 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5948 Highway 1 Byp, Natchitoches, LA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Mariner's for drinks after kitchen closed. Great atmosphere to listen to great music and make friends. Drinks were good! A great choice when in the area and want some late cocktails! The road strip around has plenty of law enforcement so make sure...More

Thank Obakeiro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a landmark in Natchitoches. Perhaps the best thing is the view. They have a great salad bar that comes with dinner entrees. The food is good...not exceptional. I ordered the combo oyster and shrimp dinner. The shrimp were terrific, but the oysters were...More

Thank jcgtune
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We have visited Mariner's twice. Beautiful view, great service and to sit and look at the lake is incredible. Great salad bar and steaks.

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This place was recommended by a couple we had met while exploring the historic downtown area that had eaten there the night before. We decided to give it a try for our anniversary dinner. On arrival we could choose between deck or indoor dining. Inside...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Great atmosphere, especially at sunset. They serve great drinks and food (especially seafood) and the service is always topnotch

Thank EislerFan
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Service was slow but they were busy. Food was good. However, they overcooked me and my daughters steak. We sent them back and it took 15-20 minutes for them to recook. We ordered them medium rare and it does not take that long to cook...More

Thank Cajungyp
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I was driving south on I-49 at about 2:30pm on a Sunday and wasn't sure what I would find open for lunch. I wanted something nice and I followed the billboards. The Mariner's is only about 5 minutes off I-49 with a great location on...More

Thank HPCBarnabas
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Good food/great service and beautiful view. Fisherman are not in prison but on the other side of the railing. Beautiful sunset!

Thank lindafosters
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Great view and good food! I had the salad bar which was excellent with a wide variety. My sisters had the fried shrimp which were large and very good and the crab cakes which were excellent! Thankfully they shared!

Thank NawlinsLady
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The atmosphere was very nice. Beautiful view. The food was great when it was finally served after an hour long wait.

Thank latorriaf
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5948 Highway 1 Byp, Natchitoches, LA
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Natchitoches
  • Phone Number: +1 318-357-1220
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