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The Starvin Marlin

2237 Main Street, Route 6A, Brewster, MA 02631
774-323-0707
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Ranked #20 of 34 Restaurants in Brewster
Price range: $4 - $23
Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Morris, Illinois
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97 reviews 97 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Our meal was good, as well as the service, but the Starvin Marlin was nothing special. The rustic décor was a little dreary, but fine. No complaints, but a little pricey for a burger and ribs.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

What happened ?? This was a gem, allergies not addressed. No dinner specials, no duck .... - ordered the steak - later waiter returned- "oh forgot we are out of steak" will not return- risotto contained customer allergy

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Newton, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This has been a favorite local restaurant for my wife and me during the year and a half that we've had a house in Brewster. Not fancy or high-end, but reliably good on all counts (except maybe the decor, which was a bit kitschy or downright eclectically weird, but that had its own campy charm). In our experience, the welcome... More

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Highland Park, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Stopped in for dinner with my wife and my daughter who has been sick. She needed to sit outside so the hostess directed us to the rear patio which has many tables with umbrellas. The beer was very cold and the cocktails generous. We started with the baked clams which were excellent. The entrees were very good and generous in... More

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Westport, Ma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

good food served by a polite and caring staff in a comfortable setting. We found it to be a nice quick dinner stop that didn't breaK THE BANK.

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Brewster, Massachusetts
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Wish I read these reviews before I wasted 100$. Bathroom dirty toilet plugged garbage overflowing floors sticky sink scrimey just gross. Food terrible medium rare steak was a hockey puck and pre sliced? What happened to the menu? This was once a very nice place to have dinner drinks and good conversations. There were no other patrons but us? Management... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

TERRIBLE!!! Our daughter (8 years old) accidentally left her purse. When she went to get it a few days later and couldn't find it, we backtracked and realized she left it at the Starvin' Marlin. We spoke with the manager who (unapologetically) admitted the cash was taken out of the purse (all of her birthday money) and that he (personally)... More

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London
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

When we arrived for lunch we thought it was closed as there were no cars and no signs of life. We went in anyway and were pleased to see they were open, but just quiet as usual. Not sure why, food and service were both great for adults and kids (as they have been in the past), and nice to... More

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Went in between meal periods for a drink at the bar......ended up also enjoying 2 appetizers. Excellent potato skins...definitely a great sharing option. Also terrific is the Quahogs. I am from the area on LI where the recipe originates.....I believe that memory came through in every bite! They are served sans shell.....pan fried almost like two crabcakes. Original and most... More

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Northport, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went in for dinner a couple of weeks ago as we were on vacation at ocean edge. We went last year and love the duck club and surf and turf sandwich. We new something was different when the fish where off the wall. We looked at the menu and it changed all our favorites were gone. It was filled... More

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