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Marlin's Family Restaurant

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602 S Highway 281, Aberdeen, SD 57401-5646
+1 605-225-5915
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good54%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible18%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (2 reviews)
“truck stop” (4 reviews)
“mason jars” (2 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
602 S Highway 281, Aberdeen, SD 57401-5646
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is busy this am and with more locals than truckers. Not really too truck stop-ish to begin with. It does have a bit of a oil/lubricant odor this am but not gas/fuel so that’s a plus. As you can see you get a...More

Thank Giardialamblia
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We stopped on a Saturday morning, and the place was hopping. Very busy, but the food kept coming. I had the breakfast buffet for $8.99. Variety of fresh choices, and they keep it stocked. My son had the short stack of pancakes and could believe...More

Thank Dramaman101
MarlinsRestaurant, Manager at Marlin's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

We are very glad you stopped in, thank you for your review and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed September 20, 2017

We wanted to eat around midnight and our friends from the area suggested Marlin's as it was one of the few places open at that hour. It was fairly busy, and we were a large group, but the servers were efficient. Beverages were served in...More

Thank Dolly3261
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Stopped here on our way home from sturgis and were pleasantly surprised of the great flavor of the beef pot roast! Excellent comfort food and service!

Thank DRRReview
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Most generally they have good food and service, it's a truck stop so the food helpings are good sized for the money

Thank Matt S
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I walked in at 6:30 in the evening to find the place absolutely packed, only a few seats were open at the counter. Since I was by myself, I settled onto one of those seats. After a brief wait, I was greeted by my server,...More

1  Thank Terry W
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Initially it was hard to find a great spot for a 2am feast with family until we found this place. And the staff was very good to us when came through the door with a family of 8 relatives to come eat , chat and...More

Thank travler1232017
Reviewed May 7, 2017

We always considered Marlins,along with Sammys, our favorite breakfast stop in Aberdeen. But, recently, there was a change in management who brought in all new waiters/waitresses having fired most of the old ones. The new waitresses seem to be a lot less serious about their...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Everyone goes out of their way to greet you! Breakfast is AMAZING! Lots of menu items to choose from, also offer daily specials. Please keep in mind that it is a "Truck Stop" Dinner specials were wonderful too! You will not walk away hungry!!!

Thank kfh0711
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Don't understand the high rating. Me and spouse just stopped in today approximately 3pm and it we received weird stares from the other guests like if we walked into a movie set of twilight zone lol. We sit down and noticed the man and woman...More

Thank Marine4life73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 S Highway 281, Aberdeen, SD 57401-5646
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +1 605-225-5915
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