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Blue Marlin Restaurant

8594 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
+1 251-928-5673
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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8594 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best meal here is the whole fried flounder. Very lightly dusted with cracker meal and deep fried....awesomeness! Very easy to eat as the moist cooked meat slide right off of the bones. Side salad was mediocre, but the green beens were nicely seasoned and...More

Thank twaone
Reviewed 21 February 2018

My wife and I joined another couple there for dinner. No wait and pleasant surroundings. Wait staff was very nice and efficient. The food was served properly and had great taste. Seafood is local and cooked to order. We were told that they do a...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Visiting the area with my husband and mother in law we stopped and had a great lunch! The staff was friendly and very helpful! We had a special request as my mother in law can’t eat solid foods, but wanted to try their delicious Gumbo...More

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 31 December 2017

So glad we found this seafood restaurant this trip. Not fancy but the food was delicious. Our server was most pleasant and made sure we had everything we needed all through the dinner. I had the Grilled salmon and it melted in your mouth. Love...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We made reservations two weeks in advance for my husband's 80th birthday. When we arrived, no one seemed to know about our reservation. Not to worry - the server quickly set us up in a private room, and she did a fabulous job taking care...More

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A local had shared that this was their fave, so we went the extra miles and backroads to find that this was just an average diner to us. Not much to say other than it was ok - Alligator bites were tough.... but everything else...More

Thank CruiseLuvr80
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We stopped in after a day of travel upon the recommendation of our innkeeper. The atmosphere is not great (cheap dark paneling) but the food was good. The salad dressing was homemade and very nice. I had fried oysters and my husband had the popcorn...More

Thank 3dogtilley
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We used to make this a must stop on the way to the beaches. Off the beaten path with great food and a family atmosphere

Thank Wilson G
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My family loves the Blue Marlin. The whole fried flounder is my fave (also delicious broiled). The sides are always seasoned well and tastes great. The food is freshly prepared, so don't go in a hurry. If they are busy, it may take a few...More

Thank Planet0614
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We have gone past the Blue Marlin Restaurant in years past and never stopped. This winter, we decided to try it out. This is an excellent restaurant and Irene, the owner, is an outstanding cook, a lovely lady and very welcoming to her guests! The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8594 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-928-5673
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