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129 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Neighborhood Gem (184)
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  • Great for Brunch (121)

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Dine on creatively prepared American cuisine and more at Marston's. It has a casual, inviting setting that's ideal for grabbing a bite to eat with friends or family. Owner and chef Jim McCardy prepares delicious dishes made from seasonal locally-sourced ingredients. Marston's serves breakfast with such fare as pancakes, eggs Benedict and French toast. Guests can start their dinner course with a wild mushroom and pancetta salad, asparagus tempura or crab cakes with chipotle tartar. An entrée of smoked chicken macaroni and cheese, linguini or butternut squash ravioli will satisfy the palate.

Marston's was awarded Best Breakfast in California 2010 by Food Network Magazine. It features an outdoor patio and gourmet picnic baskets for dining in the park. This restaurant offers catering services for private events, as well as cooking classes.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast and lunch: Tuesday - Friday; 7:30am - 2:30pm; Saturday and Sunday 8am - 2:30pm.
Happy Hour: Tuesday - Sunday;5pm - 7pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday 5pm - 9pm (10pm Sat. and Sun.)
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Phone number
(661) 253-9910
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
James McCardy
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Private party facilities
Marston's is available for your private parties and special events, such as receptions, business or club meetings, holiday dinners, etc. We will work with you to create a special pre fixed menu for your event.
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Private party contact
Jim McCardy: (888) 925-9709
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Marston's offers corporate and event catering for all occasions. Delivery and set up available.

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Cross street
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Parking details
In Bridgeport Center across parking lot from Valley Produce Market.
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Special events & promotions
Chef Jim's cooking classes are held monthly. Call restaurant for details.

Family Nights - parents enjoy a peaceful meal on one side of the restaurant while we feed and entertain kids on the other. Child ages: 4-12. Prices vary per event. Call restaurant for details of our next Family Night event.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.2  based on all time ratings
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipJim2 (Central Coast)
3.0  Dined on April 25, 2014

Place was busy on a Friday night. We were traveling through and used open table to find a place. food good, service OK but would have liked the waiter to check in from time to time instead of me having to flag him down each time. Tables seemed small and the noise level was high.

Traveler (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on April 15, 2014

The meal was slow coming from the kitchen but our server Stephanie made up for it.

bonnks (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on April 4, 2014

Great find in the center of Valencia. Good was fantastic, Service was perfect... A little too bright and open for the atmosphere but if you like food, you'll like Marston's.

sassy (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on April 3, 2014

In an area where there are too many franchises and a "white-tablecloth" restaurant a rarity this was a great find.Our waiter was excellent and of good humor. Martinis were perfect and generous.

RuthR (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on March 23, 2014

Consistently good in all areas. In good weather the outdoor patio is a delight. Service is consistently attentive.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on March 12, 2014

Great Food and Service helped 4 friends get together and enjoy a terrific evening out...the staff was very attentive and Nick was great...

Augustus (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on March 8, 2014

I do not live in the area but had a relative I don't get to see very often meet me at Marstons for brunch. It was a perfect choice as we all enjoyed the food and service. We will be retuning.

vipTraveller (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on March 1, 2014

The night we dined, there were several large groups. Noise level was quite high. If you want an intimate conversation or only to just hear your companions, I would not recommend the restaurant, especially weekend nights.

SantaPaula (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on March 1, 2014

Excellent food and service; very noisy, though. Large Birthday party being held. But, will be back!

Fdmed (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 21, 2014

Great all around menu, with specials that change weekly. Fair prices. Wonderful wine and spirit selection as well. This has become a very popular local favorite, and it's very obvious why that is. All very unique , fresh menu items. Something here for everyone.

cabbie (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on February 16, 2014

Went with a group for brunch. Very good menu, the special potatos were delicious, everyone loved them. Food was really good.
Will go again, want to try for lunch or dinner.

Nola (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2014

Went on Valentine's day. Excellent menu. Everything made to order. Seasoned perfectly. I would expect the chef to win Chopped on the cooking channel.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 1, 2014

The Cauliflower-Brie soup was divine and set the precedent for the Saturday night special of Blackened Rib Eye Steak that was well-seasoned & perfectly prepared I don't normally eat a side a potatoes, but their creamy mashed potatoes were too delicious to resist. The sautéed fresh spinach was exactly what I would have chosen to accompany the meal and the glass of Malbec complemented everything deliciously. And I can never resist their yummy iced passion fruit tea, so refreshing as well!

LZSC (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 28, 2014

Most people are familar with Marston's for their incedible breakfast selections. However, they also have award winning dinner selections. We chose Marston's for a girl's night out dinner and it was wonderful for this event. The wine and bar list had a great selections of great wines by the glass and wonderful martini's for us. Then, the food selection was amazing from homemade chicken or salmon pot pies to fish tacos. Every dish we selected was delicious and the wait staff was just right in knowing when we needed them so we could indulge in our conversations. Dessert selections again were fantastic. We all went away very satisfied having spent a wonderful evening with friends, good food and drinks.

Club (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2014

Our gathering place unamous choice.
Highly recommend it.

terry (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2014

tim, our waiter was emphatic in describing the baby back rib thursday special as exceptionally tasty. i was skeptical as i have found few places with acceptable ribs. tim was correct - the ribs were quite tasty - i was glad i took his recommendation. the apple and fennel slaw was a nice compliment to the ribs.
my bride had a fucilli and chicken dish with truffle oil that was also quite nice.
based on the food and very good service, we will return

John (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2014

Great find out here where quality restaurants are few and far between. Well drinks here are reasonably priced and so are the wine by the glass prices. The "Ahi Tuna Tartare with Soba noodles" while delicious is way over priced at $17.95, sure its a generous portion and meticulously prepared .... but come on this is Santa Clarita! $12 is more in line with what they give you and I eat out a lot. But all things considered they do a good job here. We had a very attentive on the ball server who checked in with us frequently. Mind you we had a 8pm on a Tuesday reservation and is one of there low traffic time periods. WE will be back. BTW the steak was great! And reasonably priced at $24

vipFoodFan (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2014

Went for dinner on a Sunday night. We waited a while before anyone approached us, but when we were finally seated, our server Alex took care of us! The wait staff were kept busy, this place was buzzing, a good sign. The flavored butter and bread was a nice start, it was lightly toasted sliced bread, a nice change of pace from the usual bun. We ordered a salad and two different steak sandwiches, all three were good. The decor reminded me of big chain restaurants, I was surprised to get this quality of food there. I got a family vibe there, like everyone who worked there were friends and knew the regulars. We will be going back to try other menu items that sounded good. The burger looked amazing.
Whoever picked the wines did a fantastic job!

George (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on January 18, 2014

The food, drinks and service were great. The place looks like a cafeteria though. If you can get past that then your good to go.

Moelli (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 11, 2014

If you were to go anywhere else you wouldn't experience such good taste at the same price

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2013

This is a great neighborhood restaurant to bring the family after church, your choice of lunch or brunch. Great!

lovegoodfood (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2013

We love Marston's! We have been there for breakfast, lunch and dinner and it has never failed to please! The menu is creative, and the food is great. The servers are friendly, courteous and on it! We highly recommend this restaurant!

spinsteraunt (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on December 27, 2013

The food was pretty good, but the bread pudding was to die for!

Theresa (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on December 6, 2013

Our table was waiting for us. Out sever Nikole was very nice and helpful. Food was good (none of us cared for the chicken cilantro sausage) French toast was great.
We will definitely go to Marstons again.

blondie1 (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 28, 2013

great service, you can bring your own bottle of wine at no charge (a plus for sure) delicious food

Club (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on September 28, 2013

We had a really good time, good food and service group of 20 and everyone was Happy with thier experience ! Definitely going to return.

willowcrick (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on September 15, 2013

Had a very nice Sunday lunch. Many families with children including ours. Wait staff was very attentive. Made enjoying the meal with family a pleasure.

FoodieJane (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on September 8, 2013

We always enjoy dining at Marston's! The food is excellent as is the service.
Sitting outside is awesome!

queen (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on August 24, 2013

Great food. Love the orange salad, and the cold gazpacho soup.

vipDiningDan (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on August 21, 2013

One of our favorite restaurants in SCV.