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Reviewed 18 March 2022

The Marina has a unique concept of fresh seafood kept on ice at the counter (like in supermarkets). One can choose the type and quantity as required . They clean and cook it in front of you ...in your choice of sauces . We visited...this restaurant on Wednesday evening for dinner and it was pretty packed .Better to do a prior reservation in my opinion.Sea food had options of pomfret ,crab, salmon, lobsters ... also some unique South Indian species like Kannu fish ,lady fish etc. Every dish we tried was excellent and had its distinct flavors!! I am mentioning the prices as well, for better idea : We had Jumbo prawns two ways( 0.39 kg for INR 1150) - Cajun , butter pepper style. Kannu fish two ways (0.93 kg for INR 1162)- South Indian and Chinese style. Lady fish (Kane- 0.17kg for INR 263) was deep fried. Crab ( 0-.90 kg for INR 2250) South Indian style . Portion of crab was quite big!! Their traditional dosa- Kal Dosai is must try too... it was more like a plain uttapam in consistency but delicious . Cocktails were average-Paan Mojito, Cool as Cucumber We paid INR 6200 inclusive of taxes for two of us . Special mention to the dynamic Mr Altaf ( General Manager) who happened to be there that evening .He very patiently explained the concept and everything to help us select the right seafood , suggested the sauces as per our preference and made sure all the guests were being looked after well, even helping his staff with service which was amazing . Mr Naseem the Manager was also very courteous and checked on us during the meal. The place is average size, there were many families too when we visited . The Marina is definitely on my list during next Chennai trip!!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 8 October 2021 via mobile

Excellent restaurant. You select your fresh seafood and they cook it for you, in various styles. Immaculately fresh seafood, kept on ice. We had crispy lady-fish, a red snapper done 2 ways ( a Chinese and a spicy South Indian), crab non-spicy South Indian style...and tandoori huge prawns (we did get a bit keen, being a first visit). Malik (?manager, team leader?) was very helpful in suggesting recipes. We will definitely return. It ain’t cheap, but then why would you expect it to be, at this level. Quick service, brilliantly cooked foodMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 17 September 2021 via mobile

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Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 September 2021

Exclusive for seafood lovers. The concept is relatively new to Chennai though seen elsewhere abroad. It gives you the chance to choose your seafood fresh and prepare the way you want it. The service is quick and has a good team to cater to each...area. Can get quite busy over the weekend and holidays.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 24 October 2020 via mobile

I love this restaurant. I went here with my family (with a 2 years kid) after seeing reviews about the restaurant and it met my expectations. The food is so delicious that we can remember the experience for sometime . The uniqueness which makes this...restaurant separate from others is that the customisation it offers to its customers. There arMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 5 March 2020

This people are number one fraud they have closed and run from bangalore with out paying vendors money the check are also bounced Pls don't trust this people number one fraud

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 3 March 2020

Hi pls don't trust this people in bangalore they have closed and purchased charcoal issued check and the check is bounce they are missing no420 case as already filed against them

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020

Had visited this restaurant on the recommendation of my local friend. If you want to enjoy some authentic seafood then this is the place to come and enjoy sumptuous food. Tried both fish and prawns and loved both

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 27 February 2020 via mobile

The best place to have fresh seafood in Chennai. Great display with the price of each items. Selected items were cooked to perfection, Eg big fish selected can half cooked as Gravy and the balance can be cooked as fry or tandoor preparation.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 21 February 2020

The Marina is a chic, upscale seafood restaurant with a modern twist. With its more relaxed vibe and quiet location in College Road, The Marina makes for a nice hideout to chill and have excellent seafood. The Marina prides itself on using freshly catch ingredients...for all their dishes and aims to serve authentic fresh flavourful Seafood to their patrons. As the seating capacity is limited, you might want to go early on weekends, or on weekday nights when it's less crowded. For starters, get the Honey Garlic Calamari, put it your mouth, and wait for the party to begin; the flavours and textures are pretty damn amazing. To share, get the nicely done American Crispy Corns that sees a perfect balance between the sweet corn kernels and the spiciness from the spicy batter coating. Also, enjoy the uber juicy Seer Fish Tawa Fry that's done perfectly while sporting a crisp skin, and balanced with various spice marination — the perfect partner for a cocktail or two. You may not want to share the Grilled Pomfret, a flaky, perfectly grilled whole pomfret with ridiculously crisp skin, and an unassuming spicy marination coating that brims with flavour. The Grilled Pomfret paints the perfect pairing with you drink, and might just be the best thing you'll have that night. Go for the Hariyali Fish Tikka - succulent pieces of fish char-grilled in mild, flavourful marination with hints of lime and herbs. The Hariyali Fish Tikka is a crowd pleaser as well, essentially a fish kebab - juicy, soft and packed with flavour. Impress your date with their Lobster Thermidor that sees generous portions of lobster meat in a creamy white wine sauce that brings out the lobster's sweetness and hint of mustard that balances the overpowering sweetness. Sinfully good smooth juicy bites of lobster with luscious, cheesy, slightly over-charred Parmesan cheese topping. Juicy, crisp and melt-in-the-mouth Pepper Grilled whole Sole fish is marinated very lightly yet so flavourful you can do away with salts and dips. Their house-secret marinades are what really elevate the flavours of the Sole fish, and the dipping sauces that come with are really tasty too. The incredibly tender pepper grilled sole fish with a top layer of melt-in-your-mouth crisp will leave you helpless! The bang-for-your-buck Singapore Chili Crab features a whole portion of perfectly cooked crab soaked in addictively, spicy sauce. The chilli crab hits the mark with super fresh crabs and a sauce that is well-balanced, albeit on the slightly spicy side. Their succulent Singapore Chili Crab bathed in a flavourful semi-thick slightly sweet and more spicy sauce. Order their Lasooni Grilled Jumbo Prawns for well-grilled and deliciously sweet prawns that are seasoned with house-made spice. Lasooni Grilled Jumbo Prawns feature fresh, crisp and juicy golden-brown prawns tossed in a sweet, spicy, garlicky sauce — heavenly when dipped into the garlic chili oil. Do yourself a favour and get the Tom Yum Steamed Hamour Fish. The fish is fresh and steamed to perfection, and the gravy - Sour, spicy and salty, this is one feisty fish. The Tom Yum Steamed Hamour Fish here is tangy yet subtly sweet, and will kick your butt with its spiciness. If you need a drink to quell the spiciness, their mocktails will do the trick.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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The Marina is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4