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“Decent, fun atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Marley's - CLOSED

Price range: US$8 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Jamaican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: A unique, kid friendly atmosphere with a wide variety of food selection.
Madison, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Decent, fun atmosphere”
Reviewed 15 July 2014

the food is ok, but my taco salad was drowned in grease so I didn't finish it. we had a nice server, still in training but did really well and was very pleasant. would give it another try.

Visited April 2014
Thank tandrep
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English first
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Way better places to spend your $ in town”
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

Person who greeted us outside was friendly but that was it. They had a lil kid setting tables and throwing silverware around. Seating was very crowded all together while most of the place was empty around our section. Food was waay over-priced. Hardly any options not extremely spicy. Calamari was like eating fried rings of rubber. I have had better from the grocery store freezer. "Jammin fries" were a small burnt version of Checkers fries. Wings were cold in the middle and worst tasting wings we've ever had. The gator sandwich was disgusting. The only person at the table who enjoyed their meal had the jerk pasta. Better places nearby are Monks and Moosejaw.

1 Thank June W
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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
2 reviews
“Save your money!”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

2 margaritas, 1 sprite and an appetizer of shark bites and the bill was 44.29.. The margaritas were 14.50 each!! I'm not talking a big drink they were served in regular drinking glasses. Crazy...

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank watersembrace
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marleys1, Manager at Marley's, responded to this review, 12 July 2014
Thank you for taking the time to tell us why our service failed to meet your expectations.
We value your business, and would like to address your concerns as quickly as possible.
I understand your frustration, and I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience we have caused you. I urge you take the time and contact me directly at 1 (608) 254- 1800

Please know that I will personally be handling your case, and will be in contact with you on a regular basis, until this issue is resolved to your satisfaction. It is my goal to restore your confidence in our restaurant by solving this problem and preventing it from happening again.
Thank you again for your honest feedback, I hope to have the pleasure of serving you again in the future.


Spencer Nett
Marley’s management
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Rochester MN
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Best grouper in Wi”
Reviewed 11 July 2014

I only order the grouper as it is the best in the area! My relatives and children have ordered many plates and have been very pleased.

The staff is adequate and atmosphere is ok for children.

Overall I really enjoy eating at Marleys!

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Amazinggrace507
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5'oclock somewhere
Level Contributor
22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Just ok, nothing special. Sat outdoors, that was a plus. Not much food for the price. Had BBQ pork sandwich which was ok but no salad or much with it, just a baked potato.

Visited July 2014
Thank nurse
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