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Mara's Homemade
Barbecue Restaurant$$
Today 12–9PM
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Mutton Town Shopping Plaza 236 W Jericho Turnpike Syosset, NY 11791
236 West Jericho TurnpikeUSNew YorkSyosset11791
(516) 682-9200marashomemade.com
$$Barbecue Restaurant, American Restaurant
Barbecue Restaurant
American Restaurant
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Today 12–9PM
Saturday 12–9PMSunday 12–9PMMonday ClosedTuesday 12–9PMWednesday 12–9PMThursday 12–9PMFriday 12–9PM
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Authentic family-run Arkansas BBQ, Cajun, Southern restaurant. Specialties include chargrilled oysters, gumbo's, etouffees, & succulent smoked meats including brisket, pork & ribs. Key Lime Pie.
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Down-home joint turning out crawfish boils & other Cajun staples plus BBQ in a strip-mall setting.- Google
"For dessert dark chocolate cajun ice cream and coconut cream pie."
"If you're a foodie and know real Louisiana food, just skip this place."
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Seela Z
3 months ago
Walking in you are greeted by a warm homey feel. Our waitress Erica was wonderful. She helped us to maneuver the huge menu and was extremely knowledge. We started with fried green tomatoes and fried pickles and gator bites. They were lightly breaded and delicious to the last bite. The fried pickles were not oily the way most places seem to serve them. We had the crawfish boil as our main course. Which was just as good any I have had in NOLA. The owner Mara herself came over and gave us a lesson on how to properly eat crawfish. For dessert dark chocolate cajun ice cream and coconut cream pie. YUMM! Mara came around multiple times to make sure we were attended to. It was topped ofd by delicious sweet tea! They have a large alcoholic selection for drink connoisseurs. Everything they make here is homemade and from their own recipes. How can you possibly go wrong? There is so much more to try. We will definitely be back again!!
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Billy Lazer
a month ago
Best Cajun food North of New Orleans. Nice friendly staff,great drinks!!
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mgtweed1
a year ago
As a big fan of Cajun style food, I was excited to find a place so close to home. So, along with my wife, I met a client at Mara’s. With a reservation for 6:00, we were hoping to enjoy a couple hours of good food and good company. For starters, we ordered three various appetizers, which 2 of the 3 were really good. The Artichoke dip was not up to par which was returned. However, no apology, but just a response that someone in the kitchen will taste it. A few drinks later our dinner was served. All three of us enjoyed our dinner. The chicken, baby back ribs, catfish and crawfish were very tasty. As we bypassed dessert for our final round of drinks and the $250 bill was paid, we were approached by Mara, the manger asking us to move to the bar, which had only two seats open. She needed our table for other diners. This wouldn’t be a shock if we had been sitting for three hours, but we were 15 minutes shy of two hours. First, I was embarrassed as I was sitting with a client, but mostly stunned by this request. My embarrassment turned to frustration, as there was no line at the door and no apology by the management. This experience was one of disappointment and left a “bad” taste in our mouth. When I got home and looked for reviews about Mara’s, it appears my experience was not uncommon. I have to say, a return to Mara’s is unlikely.
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merydith Garth
a year ago
the food is preety good, if you are into spicey. The service was good. I would recommend trying if your in the neighborhood.
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stax stax
4 months ago
Great food, owner is super sweet but the disheveled daughter behind the bar is a nasty, unhappy bum, avoid her at all costs and you will enjoy the place!
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The Schlitt Law Firm
a year ago
We first visited Mara's when they were still located in the East Village and we were thrilled to have them open an outpost on Long Island. The food is outstanding - fun, different, tasty - starting with the appetizers (oh, that crawfish bread). We never seem to have room for dessert. We bring friends, family and work colleagues and everyone has loved the place. We give it the highest rating possible.
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Dylan Swails
4 months ago
Excellent, authentic Cajun food. Very New Orleans style vibe
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Bryan Teger
2 years ago
Don't know why there are any bad reviews, food is excellent. I've been to the Big Easy and this is about as close you're gonna get to the bayou, seriously. Freshly flown in crawdads and awesome bbq. I love great food and Mara's Homemade delivers.

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