Situated along the banks of the Snohomish River, Marysville is a small city known as The Strawberry City. Every year the city hosts the Strawberry Festival due to the abundance of delicious berries in the area. Marysville is also home to many restaurants with something for a wide range of tastes. From American fare to Thai cuisine to Mediterranean delicacies, the food scene is varied in Marysville, Washington. Here are our top picks for a local meal in the city.
Home of Burger Boy’s Original Fry Sauce, AJ’s Burgers is a friendly restaurant specializing in juicy burgers, including some chicken burger selections. Burger lovers can savor highlights such as the bacon cheeseburger with American cheese, the bacon sourdough burger with ketchup, mayo, mustard, lettuce, Swiss cheese, and grilled onions, and the Cajun chicken burger with mayo, lettuce, tomato, and Swiss. To complement the meal, side dishes, including French fries, curly fries, jalapeño poppers, and waffle fries, are also available. Creamy milkshakes are on the menu as well, including cheesecake, blackberry, and marshmallow flavors.
AJ’S Burgers, 4711 64th St. NE, Marysville, WA, USA, +1 360 925 6544
Restaurant, Thai, American, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, $$$
Chan Thai is a lovely dining establishment featuring authentic Thai cuisine, including dessert. Presenting guests with a modern space, complete with warm colors, light and dark woods, and ethnic accents, Chan Thai’s interior space is a welcoming one perfect for enjoying a relaxing meal. The lunch and dinner menu is brimming with flavorful dishes with something for every taste. The fresh spring rolls with a choice of shrimp or tofu, vermicelli rice noodles, lettuce, and carrots served with a plum sauce is a great starter while a must try main dish to note is the spicy seafood combo with basil, baby corn, bamboo shoots, onions, and bell peppers in a Thai chili sauce.
Chan Thai, 11605 State Ave., Marysville, WA, USA, +1 360 386 9787
A family friendly establishment, Cristiano’s Pizza serves tasty Italian fare, including pizza, calzones, and pasta. Within a laid back atmosphere, guests can also order appetizers, including fried ravioli and fried calamari, and salads with the Mediterranean salad with romaine lettuce, peppers, olives, tomatoes, feta, and house vinaigrette being one highlight. As for main dishes, the house favorite pizza topped with sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms, and black olives, the garden delight with red onions, green peppers, mushrooms, basil, tomatoes, artichokes, plus zucchini, and the creamy chicken fettuccine pasta are some great options.
Cristiano’s Pizza, 1206 State Ave., Marysville, WA, USA, +1 360 653 8356
Hidden Vine Wine Bar
Bar, Wine Bar, Wine, American, $$$
Hidden Vine Wine Bar
Hidden Vine Wine Bar is a neighborhood wine bar offering a variety of red, white, and sparkling wines along with other adult beverages plus some tasty edibles. This establishment features a contemporary space and fun atmosphere making it a great place for a night out with friends. The food menu may be small but the flavors are big with some highlights being the antipasto plate with meat, olives, pepperoncini, mushrooms, anchovies, and artichoke hearts, the BLTA or bacon, lettuce, tomato, and avocado sandwich on choice of bread, and the Caesar salad. The bar also serves brunch with ham and cheese quiche and waffles along with the house bloody mary made with sake.
Hidden Vine Wine Bar, 17317 27th Ave. NE, Marysville, WA, USA, +1 425 422 0155
Home Plate Pub
Gastropub, Pub, Pub Grub, American
Home Plate Pub
Home Plate Pub is a lively gathering place serving great drinks and tasty eats. This pub features a variety of taps of nine microbrews plus three domestic selections along with innovative cocktails, single malt scotch, and other liquors. The food menu has everything from appetizers to salads to burgers to sandwiches to pizza to dessert. Dishes to note are the chorizo burger with an Angus patty, smoked chorizo, bacon, grilled onions, feta, pico de gallo, and chipotle sauce and the carne asada pizza topped with marinated flank steak, pico de gallo, chipotle sauce, feta, jalapeños, and mozzarella.
Home Plate Pub, 9317 State Ave., Marysville, WA, USA, +1 360 653 9308
Restaurant, Greek, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, $$$
Kafé Neo specializes in seasonal Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. With a total of three locations, this popular restaurant cooks everything from scratch using only the freshest ingredients available. The menu offers many healthy options for many tastes from meat lovers to vegetarians to choices for the smallest members of the family. Highlights include the Grecian special gyro with basil pesto, hummus, cucumber, tomato, onion, pine nuts, sun-dried tomatoes, seasoned lettuce, plus feta, the steak gyro with charbroiled sirloin steak, caramelized onions, mushrooms, tomato, pesto cream, baby greens, and tzatziki, and olives and figs with pita. The café also features many sweet treats, including rice pudding.
Kafé Neo, 9730 State Ave., Marysville, WA, USA, +1 360 651 9268
Mae Phim Thai Restaurant
Restaurant, Thai, Asian, Vegetarian, $$$
Mae Phim Thai Restaurant
Specializing in aromatic Thai cuisine, Mae Phim Thai Restaurant entices customers again and again with its flavorful dishes. This dining space offers guests a menu brimming with options from appetizers to noodles to curries to signature dishes and so much more. Within a warm, inviting space, diners can feast upon notable recipes such as Thai catfish, which is lightly breaded and fried then placed on a bed of panang curry sauce, coconut milk, kaffir leaves, and served with steamed vegetables, and the ginger duck marinated in Thai herbs and spices, deep-fried, sliced, deboned, and topped with a ginger sauce plus crunchy ginger.
Mae Phim Thai Restaurant, 1212 E. State Ave., Marysville, WA, USA, +1 360 653 8954
Diner, Restaurant, American, $$$
Specializing in home style American dishes, Nomz Diner is a welcoming diner the entire family will enjoy. This charming restaurant is complete with black and white checker floors, comfy booths, and movie posters adorning the walls. The diner’s menu is large with favored breakfast options being the deluxe biscuits and gravy, which are biscuits topped with a sausage patty and gravy and accompanied by two eggs and hash browns, and the Mediterranean omelette with spinach, onions, feta, and tomato. For lunch, try the pulled pork sandwich with cheddar cheese and coleslaw.
Nomz Diner, 9414 State Ave., Marysville, WA, USA, +1 360 657 0855
Restaurant, Bubble Tea Shop, Japanese, $$$
Teriyaki Bowl is a laid back, casual restaurant offering an array of Japanese delicacies. This dining spot’s interior is a welcoming space with bright walls, striped floors of light and dark woods, plus greenery. The menu has a variety of choices from teriyaki to stir fries to sushi to side dishes. Some of the highlights include the garlic chicken served with salad and rice, teriyaki with chicken, chicken breast, beef, pork, or prawns along with salad and rice, and the chicken katsu curry. Plenty of beverages are also available, including bubble tea in flavorful options like watermelon with mango jelly.
Teriyaki Bowl, 1415 6th St., Marysville, WA, USA, +1 360 659 2313
Tulalip Bay is a fine dining, award winning establishment tucked inside the Tulalip Resort Casino. A beautiful, sleek interior is completed with a lovely wine room adorned with a Dale Chihuly handcrafted chandelier. Guests seeking to savor exquisite cuisine made with the best Northwest ingredients available won’t be disappointed here. Notable highlights from the menu include the Maine lobster ravioli with arugula, Parmigiano-Reggiano, plus lemon butter sauce, the hazelnut-crusted rack of lamb with sweet potato hash, star anise, and cherry jus, and the Copper River king salmon with asparagus, mushroom, sweet corn sauce, and fingerling potatoes. To complement the meal, an award winning wine list is available.
Tulalip Bay (inside Tulalip Resort Casino), 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip, WA, USA, +1 360 716 1500