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Blue Marlin Grill

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
65 Eastern Ave, Essex, MA 01929-1321
+1 978-768-7400
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bouillabaisse” (6 reviews)
“haddock” (19 reviews)
“shrimp” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
65 Eastern Ave, Essex, MA 01929-1321
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last minute decision to have dinner here turned out to be a good decision. We sat at the bar and the service was amazing. Both bartenders were super friendly. I had the lobster pie and it was packed with lobster meat. My gf had the...More

Thank 596christopherk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I went in there to order food to go. As we usually do at most places,we ordered and went into the bar to enjoy some drinks while we waited. Well, as someone else on here said, they definitely have their regulars and...More

1  Thank Gary A
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We chose it based on TripAdvisor reviews, and boy! were we glad we did. Before we entered, we asked some departing patrons if they had enjoyed their meal. Their praise tumbled out of them like a waterfall. Good sign! At 2:00 on a Thursday afternoon,...More

Thank SisBoston
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We recently had dinner here, and the good news is that the food was very good. However.... We often will order a bottle of wine with our meal and I, the driver, will have a small glass, my wife not much more. There is always...More

1  Thank RHM-64
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Good food, decent service. Seafood was very good - seafood platter, baked stuffed haddock, steak was cooked just right. The dining area was quite cramped for a party of 11.

Thank sybeab
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The seafood was excellent - the overall atmosphere was a bit crowded/noisy. Our server was excellent, professional and friendly. Its worth a visit there!

Thank thephoenixagain
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This place is hopping. We sat at the bar waiting for a table. The bartenders were quiet efficient. We enjoyed martinis and coconut shrimp while waiting for our table. We had a 45 minute wait, but it was fine. The meal was delicious. I had...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We had martinis and fried zucchini sticks the other night. The portion of zucchini was huge! We shared it and still had leftovers. My martini was delicious! The martini menu was amazing, so we will have to come back and try another next time

Thank Eve1717
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Went there with a friend from Georgia. She was craving seafood from the New England do we went. The food was great, portions were large and the prices were excellent. Hard to beat.

Thank G8S
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended this restaurant to me and told me it was really good. It was better than he said. He menu was great with fried, broiled and baked seafood. I had fried haddock and shrimp done just right. The portions were more than generous...More

Thank STGTRV
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 01:00
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Eastern Ave, Essex, MA 01929-1321
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 978-768-7400
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