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Blue Marlin

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Old Port, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Awesome Fish tacos, Garlic Flounder, and Shrimp Quesadillas.

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  • 15
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Vacation

Service was awesome!!!! Best margaritas we have ever drank. The food was delicious I highly recommend this place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
cfloyd14
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Aztec, New Mexico
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Aztec, New Mexico
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Service was awesome!!!! Best margaritas we have ever drank. The food was delicious I highly recommend this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The service is excellent and the food is exquisite! Good price! Will come back next time! Need to try their Flounder, shrimp cocktail, clams, and most importantly...Flan!

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Let's face it, we can get great tacos or Italian food in many places in Arizona, but fresh seafood which "slept in the ocean last night", well that is at Blue Marlin in Puerto Penasco. We love the Garlic Flounder, Shrimp Tacos and Shrimp Quesadillas. Also try the "Neptune Platter" with tons of seafood for 2. With a view of... More 

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Tried this place based solely on reviews , otherwise I would have passed. Small place nothing special view but unique Mexican style seafood. Had Halibit rolled in crab and shrimp and shrimp tostada. Nothing like I've tasted before in mexico which is a good thing since alot of mariscos are pretty similar along the coast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

It's supposed that you will find fresh fish and shrimps everywhere in Puerto Peñasco. My experience here was different, the sole cooked in shellfish sauce was average and made with frozen fish. The rest of the order was good.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The owner and wait staff greet their customers with, "Welcome home!" Nice touch, and a good start to dinner. We ate an off-menu seafood dinner for two: Shrimp bisque, fried oysters and shrimp tacos for appetizers, and then two sea bass dishes and three shrimp for the main course. Accompanied by a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc, and it was the... More 

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Tucson, Az
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Over the last few years we have eaten at the Blue Marlin, each time we visited Rocky point. This time, May 2015, was no exception. Food is at a consistent, high level. Prices are reasonable. Fish and shrimp specials are excellent. It is a 1/2 block OFF the main street. You will have to look for it or ask. You... More 

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The food was excellent. We had the dinner for 2 which could feed at least three people. The price was 29.00 U.S. Dollars. The price for their was very reasonable.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

On our 2nd day in Puerto Penasco I was craving fish tacos so we decided to try the Blue Marlin. It's a small place with a small porch but quite charming. They greet you with "Welcome Home" upon arrival. They served the chips with a hot peanut sauce and a cilantro cream sauce, a nice departure from the usual salsa.... More 

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Diamond Bar, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The seafood feast for two was extraordinary. Way too much food to finish, a fabulous to go box for leftovers.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Old Port, Puerto Penasco, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Northern Mexico  >  Sonora  >  Puerto Penasco

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Awesome Fish tacos, Garlic Flounder, and Shrimp Quesadillas.

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