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“Great Seafood and Steaks” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Black Marlin Bayside Grill

Black Marlin Bayside Grill
86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
843-785-4950
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Ranked #44 of 320 restaurants in Hilton Head
Cuisines: American
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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
hilton head
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“Great Seafood and Steaks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We have eaten at many restaurants on the island but the one we continue to go back to is The Black Marlin. The Jumbo Sea Scallops are outstanding. Steaks are hand cut and served with a BAKED POTATO not mashed. Their Caesar Salad is delicious. Our server Lissy was great! For a casual relaxing dinner try Black Marlin. Located at Palmetto Bay Marina.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Hilton Head Seafood Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The Black Marlin was referred to us by several locals in the Hilton Head Island area. The food and service was good. They offer different type of boil pots. My husband and I shared a lobster boil pot and my daughter ordered a clam/shrimp boil pot. The lobster was a good size with plenty of lobster meat for the two of us. The pot also included potatoes, clams, mussels and corn. It was yummy! Attire was casual and the restaurant was nice atmosphere that would allow dressing up if you wish.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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“Best Happy Hour on the Island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

A tourist and locals favorite. Black Marlin has the best Happy Hour on Hilton Head--for prices and selection. And Lissy Rawl is one of the happiest waitresses!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We ate at The Black Marlin Bayside Grill while on vacation in Hilton Head Island. The menu offers a broad selection. The prices are a little on the steep side but the food is very good. We sat outside at a table. The flies were very bad but the resteraunt had done everything they could to try to keep them in check. Not their fault and we chose to sit outside.

The service was good, with management stopping by the table to check on everything and apologize for the flies. They do not take reservations so be prepared to wait. We were lucky as we got there early and were seated almost right away. By the time we left there were 10-15 families waiting to be seated.

Not bad and will probably return the next time we are on the island.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Best bang for your buck and great service.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We ate breakfast there this morning. I had the shrimp hash. It was fantastic and our server Jessie was wonderful. Very laid back casual place. Food was so good we are going back for dinner tonight to try some local fish. Fine dining at a great price.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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