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Black Marlin Bayside Grill

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
+1 843-785-4950
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (109 reviews)
“sushi nachos” (81 reviews)
“shrimp” (130 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Decided to try this place after years of being in HH. We were on the south side of HH and just wandering around on an otherwise yucky day weather wise. Decided to try the Black Marlin for a late lunch. Had fish sandwich special of...More

Thank Diane M
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for joining us for lunch and for taking the time out of your day to let others know you enjoyed your experience with us! Join us again soon, if you like oysters, we have an oyster roast coming up on Saturday 11/18 starting at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We make a trip to Hilton Head Island about twice a year and eat lunch out every day during our stay. On each trip we eat once at the Black Marlin. We like eating outside where we can be joined by our dog. The food...More

Thank Patrick S
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your kind comments about our staff! We’re thrilled you regularly enjoy everything at the Black Marlin and thank you for you continued patronage, see you again soo!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 3rd visit for brunch over the course of several years. It was wonderful, and we are planning on going back for dinner on our next visit. I had the chicken and biscuits, slightly modified. It typically comes with the eggs stacked in...More

Thank snap802
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We’re so glad you enjoyed your brunch! We have our full brunch menu every Saturday and Sunday so come join us again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by the Black Marlin for lunch looking to get some oysters while visiting the coast. Unfortunately, their Rockefeller is prepared with bacon and she doesn’t eat pork. That didn’t stop us from ordering a great lunch anyway. I had their Shrimp Burger, but...More

Thank MidsouthFoodies
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review! We've had a few guests that have tried our Shrimp Burger with Baja sauce and given us a similar recommendation. Others like it with cocktail sauce, but we've found most prefer our house-made tartar sauce on the Shrimp Burger, but...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to sit outside, lovely weather, craving local seafood, goal accomplished👍🏼 Bonus, happy hour prices going on!!! Ordered everythg off special menu. Korean wings, swordfish special, & local blk grouper over a Caesar salad. All tasted, waitress attentive. Everythg we needed.

Thank va-va60
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review! Happy hour is seven days a week from 4pm to 7pm, come see us again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is one of the Serg Group locations and it has been on HHI for over twenty five years. We had been told they serve fresh seafood. We came here looking for fried clam strips but we were disappointed to find out their clam...More

Thank bobemac
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review, and I'm glad you enjoyed your seafood roll, fried oysters and were treated with excellent service by Samantha. I appreciate your feedback on our fried clam strips, and we will certainly use that to help ourselves improve in the future. I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here several years ago with our children and decided we wanted to try it again. Glad we did. We went for Sunset Dinner and our waiter Tim was excellent. My husbands brown butter cod was delicious as was my Imperial Stuffed Flounder. The...More

Thank funtimefamily12
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We're glad you came back as well and hope to see you more often! Thanks again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation online & were seated immediately. We opted to sit indoors rather than outside where there was live music. The menu was very extensive with loafs of choices both in seafood & beef & pasta dishes. There was also a specials menu...More

Thank StevenHScher
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the excellent review! I'm glad Kristen took great care of you and we were able to deliver a meal that you thoroughly enjoyed! Come see us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this place. Had the pecan cod special. It was very good. The bread was excellent and generous. The $16 special includes soup or salad, entree and non alcoholic drink. $3 wine during early bird as well. Portions were fine. Nice decor inside and...More

Thank mawvkysc
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! Our Early Dining menu is available 7 days a week from 4pm-5:30pm so stop by again for another visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went at lunch at 1:30 and waited 5 minutes for a table with a "view". The view isn't that much since there are trees in the way, but we got a marvelous breeze. I got a non-alcoholic drink and it wasn't worth the $7.75...More

1  Thank Renee B
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! I'm glad you enjoyed your meals! Our sister restaurant the Skull Creek Boathouse has more of a traditional panoramic water view stop by there as well, but we still take pride being Bayside with the beautiful live oaks enhancing the...More

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Joey1947
14 December 2016|
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Response from blackmarlinhhi | Property representative |
Hi Joey1947, we are wheelchair accessible. While the ramp is located on the far left side of the main building we would love for you to use our bar entrance making it easier to enter the restaurant. Once inside we will... More
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75Ralph
4 May 2015|
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Response from blackmarlinhhi | Property representative |
Yes it runs Monday through Sunday from 4-5:30 (seated by 5:30) It is a $15 menu that comes with a soft beverage, salad, and an entree with fresh vegetables and starch! Wide variety of seafood, pasta and meat dishes on the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-4950
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Description
Escape to the islands best selection of fresh seafood, hand cut steaks and home of The Hurricane Bar!
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