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5948 Highway 1 Byp, Natchitoches, LA 71457-2625
+1 318-357-1220
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tilapia” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5948 Highway 1 Byp, Natchitoches, LA 71457-2625
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Reviewed December 29, 2011

This cozy casual steak & seafood restaurant sits smack dab on Sibley Lake in Natchitoches. The atmoshphere is nice......windows all around the restaurant overlooking the lake. The food is really Great! I've eaten the steaks and seafood as well.....Mariners Never disappoints! They have a Huge...More

Thank SpiceOfLife1960
Reviewed December 27, 2011

Our waitress has been with the Mariner for 15 years and gave us fantastic service and great menu advice. We both had seafood dishes and the salad bar. The salad bar could be a meal all by itself...there are so many great things to choose...More

Thank ViktoriaSacker
Reviewed December 15, 2011

I had the Crawfish Etouffee. It was excellent. I had a bowl. You should see the sizeof the bowl! The restuarant sits on the water. Very scenic. While we were not seated close to a window, we had a great view as the sun went...More

Thank brislenn
Reviewed December 5, 2011

Family of 6 tried Mariners Restaurant on 12/2/2011. First Glance... the atmosphere is Incredible.... Lake beautiful, multiple docks, gorgeous. We had ressies and walked right in. Bread was served and we ordered X2 Oysters Combo...Rockefeller and Bienville. I loved the Rockefeller, Hubs loved the Bienville...only...More

Thank BatonRougeFamily
Reviewed November 25, 2011

Absolutely loved the food!! The food was excellent and the service outstanding not to mention the location...right on the lake. When in the area we will eat here again.

Reviewed November 15, 2011

This excellent restaurant stands beside a lake; you can enjoy the view as you dine and you can eat either indoors or on the open deck. I found the service very good indeed and the food quite splendid and much less expensive than I would...More

Thank Maus59
Reviewed November 6, 2011

We come to Natchitoches often to visit our daughter who attends NSU. We have eaten at most of the notable restaurants, but hadn't eaten at Mariner's yet because we heard it was over priced & over rated. I wanted to try it out for myself,...More

Thank lwlayman
Reviewed October 29, 2011

Been to Mariners more times than I care to admit. Average food, bad service, disappointing salad bar. The night life and view is the only redeeming factor ...they should just become a full time bar and quit serving "food".

Thank douget
Reviewed September 23, 2011

Outstanding food on a beautiful lake. Service was also excellent with a friendly and response staff. There are several "Cajun" selections on the menu and I especially enjoyed the Grilled Talapia with a "crawfish" topping. The bread pudding was also excellent. If in the area,...More

Thank bandman15
Reviewed August 11, 2011

The food is consistently excellent, and if you’re looking for view of the sun setting over a beautiful Louisiana lake, then this is the place to be in the early evening.

Thank James F
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August 29, 2018|
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Response from E9777CMbrianr | Reviewed this property |
Go to mariners restaurant web site and they do have a menu on line. I hope this helps as-well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
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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