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Blue Marlin

1200 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3136
+1 803-799-3838
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp and grits” (246 reviews)
“seafood” (142 reviews)
“collard greens” (66 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1200 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3136
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Charleston Crabcake Entry was absolutely Divine...the sides, red rice and collards...perfectly prepared... the crabcake was topped with a corn salsa and creamy sauce... food does not come any better... our wait staff was very attentive inspite of a full house...Don't miss this restaurant ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️️

Thank momo367
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is always consistent in providing that special welcome meal to friends or family that come to visit - I know you’ll like it as much as I do

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although we had made a reservation, we still had to wait 30 minutes. However, the staff were all friendly, and the service was very good. Portion sizes were generous and the food was delicious. Will go back if in Columbia again.

Thank travelbug155
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just a wonderful menu Great helpful,staff. A must visit . you will not leave disappointed. Order the 3 course meal. Our waitress was so sweet and on top of her game. If your in the area this deffinetly needs to be on your to do...More

Thank jenniferwW110HC
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not worth price, go to Mellow Mushroom instead. We were here for restaurant week, got steak and salmon, not impressed. Shrimp and grits, too much sausage, that is all you can taste, smoky flavor, ick.

Thank Amy2667
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent Food staff and atmosphere. Salmon was fresh and done to perfection Short Ribs tender and delirious

Thank RichW777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a lunch date with his parents. Our waitress Ashton was amazing and personable. She made great recommendations for appetizers and entrees and we were not disappointed with the food. It was a pleasurable relaxed experience and we would definitely return!

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stop in for lunch when on business in Columbia. Great menu, inexpensive, fair portions. Consistently good food and service.

Thank N F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here New Year's Eve without a reservation, but came at 6:00 P so they were very slow. Seated immediately and waited on quickly. We ordered 2 small samples of a white wine in order to choose a bottle. the samples arrived, we tried and...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our first night in Columbia we chose seafood & this place was awesome! We were seated right away, even though it was a holiday week and lots of folks out celebrating with family. We loved the atmosphere and repurposed train station. Two in our...More

Thank Kathryn N
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5 December 2016|
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Response from AMiller121 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their website there is a link @ the bottom which mentions buying gift cards.
Desere S
3 December 2016|
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Response from 715harryb | Reviewed this property |
12-15 dollars
17 January 2016|
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Response from Terrie J | Reviewed this property |
Probably. It is a restaurant with a bar at one end. Babies should be welcome and there are booths as well as tables. Not sure if they have high chairs or boosters so you may want to be prepared.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3136
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-799-3838
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