Marlo's House - Closed

1456 Belt Line Road
Garland, TX 75044
Marlo's House

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  • $$
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • BYOB
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Necessary
Tucked away in a Garland strip mall, Marlo's House can easily be described as a hidden gem. Owners Mark and Lori Petryk, however, choose to describe it as the "best Mennonite restaurant this side of Belt Line." Opened in 2004, the restaurant makes everything from scratch and its menu offers Pennsylvania Dutch dishes like the Klopps steak -- a klopps patty covered in cream gravy and sautéed onions with a choice of side (potato, vegetables or cole slaw) and a slice of honey rye bread. Be forewarned that the the restaurant does not sell alcoholic beverages, which follows from the fact that Mennonites don't drink. But they are a tolerant people and the Petryks will kindly serve you one complimentary beer or glass of wine, or you can BYOB.

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  • Marlo's House is a Dutch Treat
    6 years ago by Dave Faries

    You just gotta go. This little place wedged into a Garland strip alongside dollar outlets and shabby marts is worth the drive from wherever, if only for the novelty. It's not often you find rural Pennsylvania finery replicated so pe...

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