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Blue Marlin

1200 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3136
(803) 799-3838
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Ranked #14 of 838 Restaurants in Columbia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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English first
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Best Mahi with crab and shrimp on top !! Excellent collards !! Need reservations!! Service was excellent !! Hostess said she couldn't seat us but the manager seated us right away and some other guest that came in. There were plenty of unoccupied tables, don't know what her problem was!!

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Little River, SC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

My friend and I went to this restaurant after the football game and we were very pleased with our dining experience. The food was amazing and our waiter was very good. I will definitely go back there again.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

just as good as the first .. No reservation either time .. Friday night 8-ish .. 1st visit we sat at the bar for 10 minutes .. 2cd visit less than 5 .. wait staff was prompt and personable.. drinks were well made and quick to be delivered .. the menu is ample but not overwhelming and has some nice... More

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West Columbia, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The Blue Marlin is located in the heart of The Vista, blocks of restaurants, bars, and shops in downtown Columbia. Negatives include shortage of parking and loud atmosphere. If you are looking for a nice quiet, romantic evening meal, this is not the place. But, if it is for the simple pleasure of great food on a night out, it... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We made a last minute reservation for 13 people and they were able to accomodate us with no problems- thank you!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a pre-show dinner before Mamma Mia of crab cakes and fried green tomatoes, two fish dishes, and dessert which were all very good. The tomatoes had a great spicy sauce, the fish were prepared well and were very tasty one was crusted trout and the other salmon. The chocolate cake was a perfect finish. I must say the... More

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ORLANDO
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

the salmon with greens and grits are wonderful. The ambiance is great and the service is also great.

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LaGrange, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I recently attended a Rehearsal dinner here and it was excellent. We were in the private dining room. The restaurant is in an old train station and has so much character. We were given a choice of several different entrees and I chose the Shrimp and Grits. It was very good and I highly recommend it. The staff was very... More

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Columbia,SC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I've eaten at Blue Marlin many times and have never written a review. Went to eat there recently for lunch and as usual just had the best food and excellent service. They have by far the best Shrimp and Grits on the planet. I've ordered this dish at many places and once I found Blue Marlin I've stopped ordering it... More

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Hays, Kansas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Great food & great atmosphere! The prices are in-line with the experience. Their drink menu was broad and everything we tried was great. We'll make sure to swing by every time we're in the area!

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Additional Information about Blue Marlin

Address: 1200 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3136
Phone Number: (803) 799-3838
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Dessert, Seafood

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