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Marilynn's Place

4041 Fern Ave, Shreveport, LA 71105-2007
+1 318-868-3004
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
“beignets” (66 reviews)
“po boy” (23 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
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4041 Fern Ave, Shreveport, LA 71105-2007
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Funky little place in an old gas station that serves really good gumbo. The fried catfish is light and crispy. Great fries. The gumbo was meaty and full of spice with just a little kick. If you get the combo of anything, skip the slaw....More

Thank JimD379
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. Ready to go back on my next trip to Texas. Was impressed by the management and staff friendliness.

Thank PhilipL1441
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our recent trip to Shreveport we decided to give Marilynn's a try. Located in an old converted gas station, it's a hip little joint to dine in, and the food is delicious! We visited at night around 8:00. They opened the roll up doors,...More

Thank martyboy1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is just sad. Those of us who know real Cajun food will be sorely disappointed. Several to go orders. Shrimp po-boy wrapper covered in grease, bread dry. No crawfish in the crawfish etoufee! Really?! Etoufee sauce ok, not great. Gumbo way too thick, was...More

Thank shababy71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried the gumbo and jambalaya, I can't pick a favorite because they were both amazing. Cool eating environment, staff was super friendly too. Will definitely go again when traveling through Shreveport.

Thank natechertack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fried ship is breaded with corn meal and is some of the best I’ve ever eaten. I’m not normally a steak fries guy, but their are almost crispy and excellent. Jambalaya was outstanding. Get the combo- it’s a great deal. You can two choose...More

Thank edpaytontulsa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the ambience and love the food. We were actually in a hurry and had to take our food to go, but I really liked the looks of the place and I'm sure I would have loved eating there. Anyway, we got the jambalaya and...More

Thank khollth
Reviewed 11 October 2018

To start the people there are very friendly. They make you feel comfortable. the menu has a good variety of selection. You can eat indoors or out and bring your dog(outdoors only). Great place to eat you will not be disappointed. Prices are good and...More

1  Thank cwh357
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Marilynn's is not a place you would look at from the outside and think I really need to eat there. My favorite is their breakfast, but their lunch is fantastic too. Great atmosphere for a very casual spot for Sunday morning bloody marys, beignets, biscuit...More

1  Thank O1008CXfrankh
Reviewed 27 September 2018

By the luck one of my friend show me this place. Food there is very tasty! We like so much also the owner, he's very kind and nice person! You should put this place in your bucket list! Buon appetite!

1  Thank DayTrip486814
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Questions & Answers
12 July 2018|
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Response from Robin120 | Reviewed this property |
Beignets are best when they are fresh so hopefully you don't have to travel far before enjoying them :)
18 April 2016|
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Response from Christiana V | Reviewed this property |
Looking at the bar right now. They definitely have a bar and make a mean bloody Mary. Don't see a wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4041 Fern Ave, Shreveport, LA 71105-2007
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Shreveport
  • Phone Number: +1 318-868-3004
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