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“It's only Par” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Marlin Restaurant

Blue Marlin Restaurant
4419 Long Beach Road, Southport, NC 28461
910-363-4075
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Ranked #56 of 76 Restaurants in Southport
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Buffet, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: NEW STARTING THIS SUNDAY, LUNCH BUFFET!!!!! 11 - PM The Blue Marlin of Southport, NC is a huge restaurant with plenty of space. We specialize in large parties and family dinning and we are also proud to announce we have a full bar! Our menu varies to include fish, (Mahi, Tuna, Salmon, Grouper, Flounder) Lobster tail, Crab legs, shrimp and More! Starting July 24th we will also have All you can eat Shrimp on Thursdays! Come Join us today! Kids eat FREE on Sundays!(With purchase of qualifying adult meal) Ladies Night Fridays (ladies drink free with purchase of meals)
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“It's only Par”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

I agree with what some other people on here are saying. The place is pricey for a seafood buffet that does not include the price of crab legs. The atmosphere is something they should work on. The outside looks fun, but the inside is your typical low end beach restaurant. The food we ate was good, but the fish selection was limited. There are other places I in the area that I could eat at every night and we will not be going back to this restaurant.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Charlotte, NC
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Just OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

This place is pricey for a seafood buffet that doesn't include the price of the crab legs! It's not like it's got a great atmosphere that you are paying for. There are plastic tablecloths and it feels like a cafeteria. The food we did have was good, nothing special. I wouldn't go back. We had a lot better while we were there.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Winnabow, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Lucky Fisherman”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Great food!! Fresh and the cooks kept it coming on the buffet. The price was kind of steep and whatever you do, don't order the crab legs! The Buffet is $16.99 a person but if you get crab legs it shot to $36!! They charge the market rate for crab legs, but the rest of the food was exceptional! Keep in mind that they don't open until 5 PM

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Greenup, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Regret”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

I really regret not seeing this review ~ before stopping in at the Lucky Fisherman~ the car~lot was empty~ which is a sign~ that the food is not good~ ... my kids~ love!! crab legs~ and was really shocked!! at the price~!! $38!! for all you can eat crablegs~ or 16.99 buffet~ ...and a side of crab legs is $9.99~ I seriously do not know how this place stays in business~ :( so sorry I wasted my $$$ here~

  • Visited May 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Not even a good buffet”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

My sister loves this place but I find the food to be poorly cooked and a poor selection.

Visited July 2011
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