Marsha Brown

4.5
3400 reviews
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Creole
Marsha Brown is a refined Creole Kitchen & Lounge, dramatically designed inside a 125 year old church located directly in the heart of New Hope. The menu focuses on great steak & seafood dishes as well as an abundance of Marsha's own Southern family favorites & is complimented by an outstanding bottle wine list.
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1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

THE place to go for a nice, quiet, dinner. The food is wonderful, the service tip notch, and you never feel rushed. A bit pricey, but always worth it.

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CR
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We love Marsha Browns, but were disappointed in the food this time. Appetizers were amazing. Drinks were amazing. Service was amazing. The mains were meh. Had the duck gumbo, the duck was overcooked. I would go back -- but definitely not get the duck.

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TC
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a family favorite and it never disappoints. We had a party of 10 on a busy Saturday and service was attentive and the food was fantastic.

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C
Atlantic City
8 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

First time EVER I didnt tip < 20%. Perhaps the server was inadequately trained, or supervised one could suppose? My date was served a 2.5 lb lobster. At no time did the server offer to remove it from the shell, provide cloth hand towels or a plate for the shells. When I asked about extra napkins they appeared after the second request. Other than that, the foid was amazing. Great wine list, awesome cocktails and a bread pudding to die for!

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C
Birmingham
8 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful dinner. Servers made us feel special! Would highly recommend to everyone.

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M
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

This was probably the 4th or 5th time dining at Marsha Brown’s over the past 10 years, and each subsequent meal has declined in quality over that time. The “buzz” that use to exist there is gone, and even on a Saturday night, the place felt like it had seen better days. A reservation for 5 people had us seated at a table set for 8, and no attempt was made by the staff to clear the extra settings, or to

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OT
New England
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food as always with some new menu additions. Experience counts with service with some staff (Jack) being there for over a decade. A place where memories are made!

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i
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great placs

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M
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 3

Our waiter talked up the food we ordered and literally said that one of the items was the best in the country. NOT! The texture of my monk fish was rubbery, the lollipop lamb chops were deep fried. Who on earth deep fries lollipop lamb chops?!?! I asked for the lamb chops to be done medium to medium rare and the waiter said we couldn’t get them that way. After they came, I understood why. There were very tough and chewy. A total waste of what should have been a very tender dish. The crab cakes were good, and so were the onion rings. Unfortunately our last visit to Marsha Brown’s.

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OT
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was marvelous and the staff very attentive!!

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Reunion with son

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TH
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was an incredible dining experience. I can’t believe we live so close by and have never been here before. The NY strip with mashed potatoes was great, as was the salmon and shrimp with grits and a side of creamed spinach. We had the crepe brûlée for dessert...wished they had bananas foster but we will definitely be back.

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PA
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Absolutely loved everything on our 1st visit!
Tyler, our waiter, was the best waiter I’ve ever had!
So knowledgeable & nice too!

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BC
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 4

Place was empty and service took forever. I waited over an hour for my Gumbo to come out. Tables around us all got served and we were there before them. Been there many times, this time and last time have been disappointments. All Entrees came out incomplete also. We all had the Manhattan, so 4 steaks.

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PS
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

very friendly staff and the food was delicious. Try the crab cheesecake, it’s ridiculous.

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S
Richmond
5 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Loved the shrimp and lobster bisque as well as the crab cheesecake

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 5

The waiter was very friendly and helpful, the food and atmosphere were great. However, it took an hour and a half to get our meal, apparently another waiter “stole” our order. Though our waiter apologized he did not offer any compensation. It also took awhile to get refills on drinks and get dessert. We were there for 3 hours for a table of 6 meanwhile a table of 8 that came in after us were done served their meal well before us. If they had offered to comp us something it would have made it a better experience. We were pretty disappointed in how they handled this and that it took the kitchen so long to remake our order.

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J
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Food was good. Server was very nice but food was slow to come out. I appreciate not being rushed but this was a little drawn out.

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OT
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Meal was excellent as always. Our server Jack was very knowledgeable and attentive. His recommendations were spot on. It was a terrific meal and a great date!

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DU
Philadelphia
29 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was very well prepared and served hot. Slightly overpriced. Great ambiance. Service could have been better. Had to ask the busboy for a glass of wine because I could not secure our waitress attention even though the restaurant wad not busy.

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KG
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

The food was amazing as always. Open table made a reservation for us at a time that was not actually available, and thank God we caught this. The restaurant was not even open for dinner until 430 and OpenTable allowed us to make a reservation at 4 o’clock. At one point our waiter spilled sauce from a plate of mussels on the shirt of one of the women in our party, Which resulted in a red stain on the back of her shirt. He apologized and gave her some club soda. Honestly I thought The restaurant should have paid a dry cleaning bill for this incident. Every time we’ve eaten there the service has been exceptional. This time it was just so-so

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J
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It was wonderful! We will be back!!

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MM
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Food was really good but our waitress was checking on us too many times . Still a good experience . Will come back

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C
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent, very cool atmosphere!

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RR
Adelaide / SA
8 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Dined for a very enjoyable lunch. Good food and excellent service.

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LF
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

I enjoyed my first visit to Marsha Brown. It was easy to park (valet is available) and all the staff greeted me and my guest with a smile. Waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and provided some great recommendations. The beignets appetizer was absolutely my favorite, but who can go wrong with a bacon starter. The atmosphere was not great, we could talk, share bites, and generally relax. The staff was attentive, water and drinks were available almost immediately. The food was good but I think I was expecting it to be amazing for the price point. I would recommend it and will probably visit again.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for an anniversary dinner!

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PR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Karen our server was great and the food, as always, was amazing!
We celebrated our daughter's 18th birthday. She LOVED it. Especially the Chocolate Molten Cake!!!

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Charlotte
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was spectacular from start to finish. It was worth the one hour drive.

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VR
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

Over priced pretending to be first class.
Food and it's presentation is way overrated.
Annoying and illtimed service staff.

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h
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the atmosphere, delicious food and friendly staff.

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MC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We have been customers of Marsha Browns for a number of years. Saturday night we did encounter a few hiccups. We do check the website for changes/additions, etc. We noticed that the menu now notes that a loaded stuffed potato is included with the steak entree's. But when we ordered our dinner we were told only mashed potatoes came with the meal. Our waiter, Mick was very nice and provided us our baked potatoes gratis.
Food was good, as always.

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GW
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We would highly recommend Marsha Browns. The atmosphere was wonderful, the service superb, and the food was beyond delicious. We will definitely be going back!

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MS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

We were there at an ofttimes so the bartender was doing double duty. I had a crab cake sandwich which was okay but not the best I have had. The homemade creole chips are very good. The lobster/crab soup was fantastic.

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S
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food. Fabulous waiter. Great drinkd

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f
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friendly and attentive staff! Nice variety well prepared. Valet parking!

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JG
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place never disappoints! One of my favorite.

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F
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our son’s 22nd birthday. Cameron is a young man with Down Syndrome who has celebrated his last 3 birthdays at Marsha Brown’s. This is great news for us, because mom and dad always enjoy dinner at Marsha Brown’s. Mom always has the bone-in ribeye (which makes for 2 or 3 meals counting left overs). The seared tuna appetizer and the chopped salad are two of dad’s favorites. Cameron loves the crab and shrimp bisque. And this time he enjoyed the crab stuffed ravioli. In addition to the crab stuffing, the dish is topped with a big scoop of crab meat. Yum! Thank you to Adrian for his consistently great service. And thanks to Karen, who has served us often, and who stopped by to visit and wish Cameron happy birthday.

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G
Philadelphia
38 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

We were there for a late lunch, all down in bar, they don’t open upstairs till after 4:30. Food was good, we had no complaints. We prefer beer on tap, but they only have bottles. I enjoyed my martini. The atmosphere was cute. Our service was broken up by multiple different servers, but was ok.

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OT
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful place wife and I loved it. Great service and food was excellent will return.

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