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Black Marlin Bayside Grill

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86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
+1 843-785-4950
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have eaten brunch here many times and always founit good. The servers are great and last Sunday, our server Amy really outdid herself. There was a mix up on my order and she resolved it in an outstanding way.

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Thank Herb T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great dinner on their patio grill last night and have to rave about the wonderful service and mostly the terrific waitress we had -Nikki. She was personable, incredibly efficient and very attentive. If you go try to get Nikki to wait you table. One if the best servers on this Island.

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Eatonton, Georgia
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We intended to have lunch at the Carolina Crab Co but when we entered the restaurant there were no customers and no staff to be seen! So we decided to try the Black Marlin next door and glad we did! Weather was nice so we were seated on the patio. View was nothing to brag about but the food was... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very loud, food was OK but definitely not up to the usual and we were informed that Happy Hour was only for people at the bar. Friend wanted a Hurricane and was told it could only be purchased in special glass for over $10 yet you could get at the bar for $350. Obviously they don't know how to take... More 

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Thank Leslie K
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback and I'm truly sorry you felt like your patronage wasn't valued. In an effort to promote business in our bar area we only have happy hour prices in those designated areas - where there is full service and the same dinner menu is also available. With that said, the hurricane that comes in the special glass... More 

Brampton, Canada
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great experience for lunch. The fresh fish sandwiches were excellent and the service was very good. Not much of a view from patio, but a short walk to the water. The Hurricane Bar looks like it would be lots of fun in the summer.

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Thank TroubleDeciding
blackmarlinhhi, General Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we look forward to seeing you again at The Black Marlin. Yes the Hurricane Bar is lots of fun! We have monthly Hurricane Parties in the summer, live music and a great Happy Hour! More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Earlier in the week we had a bad experience with a long wait (we ended up leaving) even though we had a priority seating request. I am very pleased to report that Mac gave me a call the following day and discussed their challenges that evening with me. He encouraged us to return which we did on Valentine's Day evening.... More 

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blackmarlinhhi, General Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Great to hear that you returned and enjoyed your dinner experience with Mac and Breanna's Coastal Hospitality! We look forward to your future visits! More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time visiting Black Marlin, although our friends have recommended it many times. Brunch was very good, starting with the Bloody Mary bar. We enjoyed the quiche of the day and the shrimp and grits were the best! We will definitely include Black Marlin on our next visit to Hilton Head!

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blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, our brunch is available every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm, come see us again! More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant evening. Nothing special. Nice staff. Good service. Cold vegetables. Pecan cod good. Sea Scallops good. Large menu.

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Thank KanesComments
blackmarlinhhi, General Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we look forward to your next visit being special and delicious! Our chefs are addressing your comments. More 

CAPE VINCENT
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had reservations for 4 for 6:30pm which we had setup 2 days prior. Arrived about 6:20 and we were told that table wasn't ready yet but should be soon. Waited in the bar until about 6:50 and then questioned about our status. We were told that some folks were done eating but just hadn't left yet so keep waiting. Finally,... More 

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Thank Glen K
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

I'm very sorry about this experience, this is something we are sincerely concerned about and would love to discuss it further, if you'd like, please call me at 843 785 4950 and ask for Mac or email me, mderose@serggroup.com. Thank you for bringing your issue to our attention, I look forward to hearing back from you. -Mac More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our first visit to Black Marlin. Our server was Stephen, he was very personable and upbeat- I enjoy having servers who enjoy their job and do it well. We definitely will be returning in the future.

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Thank Erica M
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

We'll let Stephen know he did a great job! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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Decatur, Alabama
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?