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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 good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
1211 S George Nigh Expy, McAlester, OK 74501-7195
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 16 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
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I love this place. They have an excellent breakfast (try the ham). Lunch is good with vegetable soup. Waitress are friendly and helpful. Good chicken fried steaks.

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I have compared Marilyn's to every breakfast place in McAlester. It's the best! Why? Price, it's about $8. Service, fast and friendly. Biscuits, homemade, light, hot, and fluffy. Eggs, perfect over medium. Hash browns, homemade and crispy. Sausage and bacon, great quality and crispy. Pancake,...More

Thank foodattorney
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

After thanksgiving, heading home we decided to stop here for a late breakfast, early lunch. Busy place with lots of locals. Okay service, only one coffee refill then a $.95 charge but waitress didn't even come by for the freebie. We ordered breakfast. Bacon was...More

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a late breakfast on a Saturday. Place was busy but service was good and food hit the spot. Great local place if your looking for home cooking.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Everything we had was good, especially the ham and eggs breakfast. Coffee was not as good as the Best Western next door but was drinkable.

Thank Alan F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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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