15 Best Restaurants in Marysville, WA

Best Restaurants in Marysville WA
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Marysville, known as The Strawberry City, is a quaint community in Snohomish County, Washington.

Many visitors flock to the city in June for its annual Strawberry Festival.

It also has a wide variety of dining options and is worth checking out throughout the year.

From American classics, Mediterranean specialties, Thai cuisine, and Italian delights, Marysville restaurants cater to every palate.

When you find yourself in Snohomish County, do yourself a favor and visit some of the best restaurants in Marysville, Washington, listed below.

Blackfish Wild Salmon Grill & Bar

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Blackfish and blackjack are a match made in heaven.

Make sure to visit Blackfish Wild Salmon Grill & Bar before hitting the blackjack tables, as you will be disappointed if you lose all your money before trying their delicious seafood.

The menu incorporates traditional Tulalip techniques (open fire fit) and Northwest ingredients such as local oysters, shellfish boards, freshly caught fish, grilled steaks, and chicken.

Seafood delicacies are what Blackfish is about, and you can indulge your taste buds with meals that include Alaskan sockeye, lobster tail, jumbo prawns, Dungeness crab, and Alaskan scallops.

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Salmon orders are prepared using the cooking techniques of the Tulalip Tribe— cooked over an open fire pit—which gives the fish a wonderfully unique taste.

Wine connoisseurs will be delighted that Blackfish won the Wine Inspector Best of Award in 2020, which means that when it comes to pairing wine with your food, the Blackfish staff knows best.

Your dining experience isn't complete without ending it with their decadent 24-layer chocolate cake; make sure your belt has an extra hole option before you dig in.

Blackfish is located in Tulalip Casino Resort; you should make a reservation to avoid missing out on a dining experience here.

Cristiano’s Pizza Etc

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The Italian Stallion of restaurants in Maryland is, without a doubt, Cristiano's Pizza Etc.

Cristiano's Pizza has been serving mouthwatering food in Marysville since 1998, which includes specialty pizzas, fresh salads, calzones, and all your pasta favorites.

Bring the whole family and dive into one of their delicious specialty pizzas, or build your own from a unique set of fresh and delicious ingredients.

They prepare their own dough daily, and you can taste the freshness of their hand-tossed pies, which always have the freshest ingredients.

If pizzas don't excite your pallet, don't worry; Cristiano's has an excellent variety of Italian classics such as spaghetti bolognese, lasagna, chicken fettuccine, prawn linguine, and cheese ravioli.

This family-friendly establishment has a laid-back atmosphere and friendly staff and is the place to go if you're looking for a relaxed evening with family and friends.

Pizza lovers should try The Works, which has salami, Canadian bacon, pepperoni, sausage, peppers, onions, mushrooms, and black olives as toppings.

Cristiano's is located on State Avenue at Unit G.

AJ’s Burgers

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Looking for the best burgers in Marysville?

Your search should start at AJ's Burgers, a casual eatery known for its delicious burgers and the birthplace of Burger Boy's Original Fry Sauce.

Some of the best burgers are the Cajun chicken burger with mayo, lettuce, tomato, and Swiss cheese or the Cajun burger with bacon and American cheese.

Children and adults enjoy the wide selection of milkshakes available at AJ’s, such as marshmallows, cheesecake, peanut butter, cookie dough, and root beer.

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The side dishes are almost as good as the mains, with the jalapeno poppers and curly fries drizzled with their secret sauce a standout.

With the time between ordering and getting your food just seconds, AJ's is the perfect place to satisfy your hunger fast.

AJ’s is located on 64th Street NorthEast, close to Liberty Street.

Maephim Thai Restaurant

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The menu of Maephim Thai Restaurant caters to people who love fragrant Thai food, which includes soups, starters, noodle dishes, and specialty meals.

Maephin Thai Restaurant is well-known in the community for its modern take on classic Thai dishes.

Guests can enjoy signature dishes like ginger duck, which is marinated in Thai herbs and spices before being deep-fried, sliced, deboned, and topped with a ginger sauce and crunchy ginger.

Maephim Thai Restaurant caters to big groups of between five to 10 people through their reasonably priced catering menu and also features a lunch and all-day menu.

You will be happily amazed by how big the food portions are here.

There's also an impressive seafood menu to boot, which includes all the favorites, such as scallops, shrimp, and squid mixed in all types of curry sauces, chili pastes, and bell peppers, giving visitors the best of both worlds.

Maephim Thai Restaurant is close to Maryville’s Bike Shop on State Avenue in Safeway Plaza.

Kafe Neo

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Kafe Neo is a great little Greek restaurant in the heart of Marysville, with sister Kafe Neo restaurants in Arlington and Edmonds.

Kafe Neo prides itself in delivering only the best Greek and Mediterranean delicacies.

You can delight your tastebuds here by ordering various gyros, moussaka, Pastitsio, Sparta souvlaki, hummus, tzatziki, spanakopita, and  Greek salads.

The steak gyro entertains your palate with charbroiled sirloin, mushrooms, caramelized onions, tomato, baby greens, pesto, and tzatziki, complemented with a pita with olives and figs.

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Vegetarians and vegan customers are catered for and can choose between delicious falafel, vegetarian and vegan gyros, and all kinds of specialty foods.

Don't miss the traditional Greek desserts such as the beautifully constructed baklava or rice pudding.

Since its opening in 1999, the restaurant has produced every item on its menu from scratch; it caters to meat lovers and vegetarians alike.

If anyone shouts, "Take me to the Greek," then march them to 9730 State Avenue!

Korea House BBQ & Grill

Korea House BBQ & Grill is the place to go if you want the best quality meat in the whole of Marysville.

You will be pleasantly surprised by how beautiful and cozy the restaurant is with its sleek black table tops and comfortable lighting.

The restaurant is famous for garlic pork belly, stir-fried squid, and a large selection of BBQ options such as NY steak, LA short ribs, king ribs, beef bulgogi, and beef briskets.

Clients who want more of a Korean experience should try the soon doo-boo, galbi-tang, braised bulgogi, kimchi stew, or bibimbap.

Various soft tofu soups are also available, and the Kimchee fried rice and dumpling-Raman soup is a customers' favorite.

Some tables are fitted with their own private grills for the customers who want to ensure that their meat is cooked to perfection.

The eatery made it to the finals in the 2018 Sussex Food and Drink Awards and is an expert in producing quality meals.

You will find this gem of an eatery in the Pilchuck Event Center.

Bacon Breakfast Cafe

Having a sumptuous breakfast is a healthy way to begin your day.

The Bacon Breakfast Cafe is an all-American breakfast restaurant specializing in eggs, bacon, hash browns, crepes, waffles, fluffy pancakes, and in-house sauces that will have you licking your fingers in no time.

Sitting down at the Bacon Breakfast Cafe, you will find many ways to appease your growling stomach with delicious options such as spinach omelet, pancakes (bacon, blueberry, Swedish), bacon burritos, fresh fruit crapes, or homemade hashbrowns.

No breakfast is complete without a shot of caffeine to kickstart the day, and you'll enjoy the freshly made coffee served here every morning.

The dining area may be on the small side, but the size of the bacon and the friendly customer service makes up for this completely.

The children's menu also includes treats such as Texas French toast, blueberry and chocolate chip pancakes, and the popular traditional Junior plate.

To enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at the Bacon Breakfast Cafe, you must travel to Gateway Shopping Centre.

The Draft Sports Bar & Grill

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The Draft Sports Bar & Grill provides the perfect combination of live sports, delicious pub grub, and a wide variety of craft beers.

The best options on the menu include the Legendary Half-Pound-Hand-Pressed Build Your Own Burger, Mahi fish tacos, and the Jumbo Signature Wings complemented by special sauces from the in-house chef.

Sports enthusiasts will enjoy the numerous 14x9" HDTVs on the restaurant walls, ensuring that everyone inside is up-to-date with all the sporting events.

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The Draft Sports Bar & Grill is responsible for some of the most legendary cocktails found in Marysville, and their cool, crisp salads are perfect for the sports fan watching his figure.

Located in Tulalip Casino Resort, adjacent to the hotel lobby, it's the ideal eatery if you're staying at the casino and want some grub, sports, and a beer.

Jeff’s Texas Style BBQB

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Growing up in Ohio, Jeff, the owner, did not know much about BBQ until he played at a music festival in Texas in 1995.

After his first taste of BBQ, Jeff was understandably hooked and invested in some smokers before opening up his BBQ paradise.

Jeff's Texas Style BBQ, Jeff's namesake and creation, is famous for its smoked BBQ meat, which reminds you of how they prepare beef brisket, pork ribs, pork belly, and sausage in the state of Texas.

People flock here to indulge in the delicious pulled pork sandwiches, the tender fall-from-the-bone ribs, tasty beef briskets, excellent macaroni and cheese, spicy beans, and the best sweet tea in the state.

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Unlike many BBQ restaurants, which refrain from including turkey on the menu, you can order your moist and tender smoked turkey here without the fear of choking.

Everything is made from scratch, and to keep it authentic, Jeff imports Post Oak wood from Texas for his smokers.

The restaurant is only open from Thursdays to Sundays, so make sure to include it in your itinerary.

Head down to State Avenue over weekends and taste a piece of Texas.

Tokyo House Restaurant

Looking for some of the freshest and best sushi in Marysville?

Tokyo House Restaurant is where you can indulge all your sushi and traditional Japanese cuisine cravings.

Established in 1995, the restaurant specializes in sushi and traditional Japanese f
fare ranging from miso soup, freshwater eel, pot stickers, teriyaki, noodles, and premium sake.

Here you get to see the chef perform his magic while crafting sushi delights using an octopus, giant clam, sea urchin, sweet shrimp, and scallop with the usual salmon, tuna, and prawn options.

All sushi lovers will enjoy makimono (sushi roll), and some of the tastiest and unique rolls to try here include the Spider roll (soft shell crab, avocado, cucumber, tobiko, and kaiware) and the Alligator roll (eel-covered roll.)

You can find this popular Japanese eatery in Smokey Point Plaza next to CK Nails.

District 1 Banh Mi Restaurant and Bar

If you want to experience the best of both worlds, a family-friendly restaurant and a full-service bar rolled into one, look no further than District 1 Banh Mi Restaurant and Bar.

District 1 Special Banh Mi Restaurant and Bar is well-known for its delicious street-style Vietnamese food, such as banh mi (meat, pork belly, and grilled chicken), noodle bowls, coconut shrimp, and more.

The restaurant is spacious, and the bar area with numerous flatscreen TVs caters perfectly to hungry sports fans.

You have to try the signature sandwich called the District 1 Special Banh Mi, which is a delightfully fresh crunchy roll filled with three types of meat (Vietnamese ham, Vietnamese bologna, and Chinese BBQ pork) with a fresh garnish of pickled daikon, carrots, cucumber, cilantro, and jalapeno.

The place gets lively in the evenings, with karaoke and DJ nights a hit among visitors looking to unwind.

Fun activities include pool tables, darts, and other interactive games.

To experience some of the best banh mi in Marysville, visit the restaurant on Shoultes Road NorthEast.

Hops n Drops

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This neighborhood favorite opened in 2009 and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night drinks; you can spend the whole day here enjoying their all-American grub fest.

If you're currently on a diet and are allowed one cheat day, spend that day at Hops n Drops, where you get to chow down on a delicious variety of burgers, turkey clubs, festive macs, street tacos, smoked ribs, and local craft beers.

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Their famous icy drop is a glass made of ice, muddled with lemon, and a fruit of your choice.

The only way to describe their hand-formed 100% Angus beef burgers is that they are extremely delicious, and the menu caters to all types of burger lovers, with the steakhouse and jalapeno burgers a standout.

The avocado chicken salad also pairs well with a margarita.

Hops n Drops is located in the Marketplace near Dickenson Sporting Goods on 172nd Street NorthEast.

Los Adventureros LLC

Whenever your taste buds shout “ole!”, it’s time to head to family-owned Los Adventureros LLC for classic Mexican cuisine that’s reasonably priced.

Established in 2020, the restaurant has quickly developed into one of the best for freshly made authentic Mexican food.

Popular meal options include homemade chips, grilled burritos, Carna Asada, green chili chicken, quesadillas, steak fajitas, and many other favorites.

Visitors must try the large chicken bombs (bacon-wrapped chicken and jalapenos) as a starter, as it sets the tone for the delicious food to come.

Erika and her husband are hands-on in running the quaint little eatery, and they go out of their way to ensure that your Mexican dining experience is up to standard regarding food quality and service.

The restaurant does not sell hard liquor, but there's a good selection of Mexican beers.

Los Aventureros LLC is located in a small strip mall on State Avenue.

Brianna’s Cafe

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Brianna's Cafe is a family-owned business of Gabriel and Monica Valadez, which opened in 2016.

The restaurant offers a mixture of American, Italian, and Greek food with breakfast and lunch favorites such as Greek omelets, good old-fashioned American burgers, delicious gyros, lasagna, and some of the best sandwiches in Marysville.

The biscuits and gravy are a hit, as is the super-omelet.

For lunch, the Reuben sandwich with Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, corned beef, and Thousand Island sauce hits the hunger spot.

You can enjoy friendly and efficient service here by the Valadez children.

The alcohol menu also offers a wide selection of beer and wine perfect for cooling down on a hot summer day, with the pomegranate and cranberry mimosas a delight.

The pies at Brianna's Café are a good enough reason to visit, and there are many delicious options such as chocolate peanut, lemon meringue, butterscotch, rhubarb, and blackberry.

This popular eatery is on State Avenue, with parking available behind the restaurant (across the street from Alberton's.)

Bonefish Grill

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Bonefish Grill is perfect for families with a wide variety of food tastes that typically aren't satisfied at one food-specific restaurant.

It opened in 2017 and is famous for its Bang Bang Shrimp.

The restaurant uses oak wood for their grills, which complements the fish taste instead of completely taking over, like some other types of wood smoke tend to do.

Children will be spoilt for choice, with popcorn shrimp, macaroni and cheese, and grilled chicken being firm favorites.

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The business is well-known for its grilled fish offerings but also provides sautéed and baked dishes.

The menu has a large selection of fresh fish paired with a typical lineup of sauces— the warm mango salsa is a sweet and tangy sauce option, while the traditional lemon butter sauce is a light and delicious partner to any fish dish.

Meanwhile, USDA Choice steak and chicken marsala are just two of the many options for those who don't feel like eating fish.

A gluten-free menu is also available.

Try Parker's Margarita, the Signature Sangria, or the Crushed Pineapple Martini when ordering drinks from the bar.

The Bonefish Grill and the Outback Steakhouse on 172nd Street NorthEast share a strip mall space.

Final Thoughts

Like most residential areas across the country, Marysville has many dining options.

This list of best restaurants in Marysville, Washington, is a collection of some of the best eateries you can enjoy when passing through Snohomish County.

If you live in Marysville and haven't tried some of the restaurants on the list, now is the time to find out what makes them so special, unique, and the best.

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