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Marcel's Restaurant - CLOSED

905 State Highway 361, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4981
+1 361-749-5577
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
25 Oct 2015
“Marcels was the best”
11 Sep 2015
“German food no longer there”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
905 State Highway 361, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4981
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This was the best restaraunt in port aransas. Many people had memories here and I know many will remember this pl as ce as it was, an amazing family run buisness.

Thank Sierra P
Reviewed 11 September 2015

No longer Marcel's Restaurant. This restaurant closed long ago and has reopened as a new bar/restaurant.

1  Thank agnewre2016
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We visited Ed, the Beachcomber for lunch approximately May, 2015. They had just opened for lunch, dinner. When we did receive our food (it took an usually long time to get it), it was delicious with huge portions. I think they might be having trouble...More

Thank 8888beach
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Is now Beachcombers Bar where young folks hang out. Very disappointed. Really wanted to try good seafood but never got the chance. Phone number is no longer working either

1  Thank Shawna B
Dorie_Althauser, Owner at Marcel's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2015

Shawna, you seriously gave us a 1 star review because you were "disappointed" we were no longer in business? We RETIRED. We've requested that our listing be removed. Hopefully they take it off TripAdvisor before anyone else is offended.

Reviewed 15 July 2015

Marcel's was a pretty good restaurant, but it has been closed for a month or more! The prior owner either closed or sold his business to the owner of another restaurant; also located on Hwy. 361.

1  Thank benedum
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Marcel retired and moved to New Braunfels. Owner of Mony Dicks bought it. Is now Eds Beachcomber which is a nice place with good food and service.

1  Thank f4jock
Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

Marcel's was sold to the owner of Moby Dick's. He has changed the name to Ed the Beachcomber. The restaurant has a different motif with a lot of beach stuff. They do have a great selection of food and have a chef now. We went...More

4  Thank Yokum
Reviewed 3 January 2015

locals LOVE this one- tourists find it by accident. BEST kept secret at the coast. Everything on the menu is fantastic.

Thank Geri D
Reviewed 23 November 2014

We really enjoyed our meals. Good German food with a nice variety of German beer. We have been there twice. One time the service was great. One time the service was very slow and took forever to get our food. Both times, the food was...More

3  Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 7 November 2014

As always, our meal was memorably good. Marcel's last day of business will be Saturday November 8. If you're reading this before then, this is your last chance!

3  Thank Lee W
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 State Highway 361, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4981
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-5577
  • E-mail
Marcel's Restaurant is located at 905 Hwy 361 (S. Alister Street becomes Hwy 361 as you head south of the main part of town). We are located almost directly across the street from the Seafood & Spaghetti Works building.
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