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Blue Marlin Fish House

2500 NE 163rd St, North Miami Beach, FL 33160-3901
305-957-8822
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English first
Miami Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Visited on a Friday. Bunch of locals with gathered around a Bon Fire with an awesome atmosphere. Tried the fish tacos and smoke fish that was delicious. they had 5 people working the line. Chef was walking around talking to people getting feedback seems they have made some upgrades in staff. This is place is catering to the locals. No... More

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Silicon Valley
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3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

There was one person working there, taking money and preparing food. Did not wear gloves while preparing food. Did not wash hands between taking the payment, and preparing our food. Handled my lobster patty and my partner's hot dog weiner with ungloved fingers, not tongs. Handled the lettuce & tomato that accompanied my lobster patty with ungloved fingers, not tongs.... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We were at Oleta park and had a few brewskies and fish tacos are the Blue Marlin. Very quiet place close by nature. Really pleasant. Food was good. Beer cold. Just very pleasant.

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BlueMarlinFish, Owner at Blue Marlin Fish House, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the little oasis from the big city. Thanks for taking the time to comment on our place. More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We stopped here for lunch thanks to the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives appearance. We liked the casual feel, the location is nice and the service was friendly, but we found the food average at best. The smoked fish was tough (no flakiness inside like Guy Fieri advertised) and we needed the sauce served with it to get it down. Ordinarily... More

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Hennef, Germany
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70 reviews 70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

Great! My wife found the Blue Marlin Fish House and suggested we try it. The smoked fish dip was excellent and the fish sandwiches are a must try. There was only one person in the kitchen taking orders and preparing the food, but the service was still good. Sitting outside in the Florida summer under ceiling fans was part of... More

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Miami
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I recently revisited to BMFH after a very enjoyable kayak trip at Oleta river state park. The kayak vendor also is the new owner of this little place. While I was quite happy with the service and in fact the snapper sandwich, I feel like I should clear something up. Despite what you have heard, what the menu says, or... More

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Seattle, Washington
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69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

I found this place on the food network while looking for local places with a unique twist. The smoked fish (blue marlin) dip is out of this world! Also indulge yourself with the smoked fish sampler. Wow! The food is fresh abundant! I brought it home to serve to serve guests and everyone just loved it! I'll be back!!!

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Miami Shores, Florida, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Meeting a lady friend there for lunch in an hour and a half. Before I tell you why you MUST try this true gem of a place, let me tell you I'm born and raised in Miami Beach. I know seafood. Best fish taco and fish sandwich and smoked fish in town. Wonderfully inventive takes on seafood joint standards. Amazing... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

the smoked fish here is WONDERFUL! the staff that work there are quite nice. Unfortunately we arrived one afternoon when they were preparing a huge set-up for the next day so the fish was still way too cold (almost frozen) but we let it warm up a bit and it was EXCELLENT. The rest of the food I don't even... More

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california
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115 reviews 115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

Whille visiting Miami and after seeing this restaurant on Diners Drive-in & Dives my husband and I decided to take a drive and try it out. We had crab cakes and smoked fish platter . My husband said his crab cakes was a 4-5 and I give my smoked fish sampler especially the salmon a five. Nice people good lake... More

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