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Black Marlin Bayside Grill

86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
843-785-4950
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Ranked #50 of 315 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Apex, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

Our resort concierge tipped us off to this restaurant and we were not disappointed. The atmosphere is upscale cozy with funky upside down palm tree chandeliers, ceiling fans, woodwork. The service was prompt, couteous and attentive without being annoyingly intrusive like some restaurants. The bread supplied to the table was a type of foccaccia, warm and flavorful. I ordered a... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2011

After hearing about the happy hour specials at Black Marlin from a couple of my friends, we decided to give it a try. We sat at the bar, and I am so glad we did! Our bartender, Lissy, was so friendly and energetic! She was very attentive and recommended a couple great dishes for us to try. The food was... More

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United States
Top Contributor
199 reviews 199 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2011

My wife and I came in on a coupon deal and could not be happier with the result. Great food, great service (our server Maggie knew all about my Fructose Intolerance problem and that is a rare thing for a restaurant let alone a server), good prices, and nice ambiance. The salmon and mahi mahi was prepared by a master.... More

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Byron Center, Michigan
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2011

we were here for lunch. my husband has had much better asian salads, both in amounts and ingredients, but the sandwich i had was stellar. it was filled with veal, ham, and bacon and was extremely flavorful. it was listed on the menu for the day, which changes daily. everyones plates looked interesting and served in unique ways. better service... More

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2010

The stuffed flounder was delicious, although our server, Jamie was indifferent and aloof. Early in our evening, I asked her a question about the one of the specials. She hastily answered my question and said, "I have to go serve that other table now." Really. Black Marlin could rate much higher with some training for their servers. They all seemed... More

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blackmarlinhhi, General Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review and my apologies for your unpleasant experience. We all know that quality food is not the only key to this industry. Friendly, accommodating service is just as important. I assure you that we take pride in both aspects at The Black Marlin and that a service experience like this will not occur again. More

Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2010

Went there because of all the reviews and was very impressed. Enjoyed a wonderful French Onion Soup to start with my husband. The place was perfectly decorated for the holidays and the music was wonderful. I enjoyed a a great sirloin as I'm allergic to seafood, and they were very acceptable. Would highly recommend even if its freezing the ambience... More

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ATLANTA
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

There are so many reviewers that have rated this restaurant excellent that I feel a little intimidated not giving it a great review. Unfortunately, my experince was not the best. I went there for brunch on Sunday and sat outside. The service was extremely slow considering the time was around 2:30 PM and they weren't that busy. I ordered the... More

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Hilton Head Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2010

I took my husband who has MS. We were supposed to meet friends in the bar for Happy Hour. There were no tables for those of us who cannot sit on a high stool bar. I asked for a table next to the bar that was on a normal seat level and was told that that wasn't a "happy hour"... More

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UK
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

We stopped in for a light lunch. Sea food chowder was creamy and with plenty of fish. The caesar- salads one with popcorn shrimps, fried to perfection juicy and full of flavour - the other with sliced sirloin were both really good. Well made dressing, croutons that remained crisp and fresh leaves made them superb salads. Very clean tables and... More

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2010

We decided to try this restaurant on a Wednesday night hoping that it would not be crowded...well, we were wrong! There was a wait to sit outside, so we decided to sit inside. Our first table that we were seated at was right next to the waiters' station and the exit to outside. After flinching from servers slamming dishes and... More

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Additional Information about Black Marlin Bayside Grill

Address: 86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
Phone Number: 843-785-4950
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
Cuisine: American

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