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Blue Marlin Restaurant

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8594 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
(251) 928-5673
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Daphne, Alabama
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

On the spur of the moment our trio decided to eat out on Sunday evening. In all honesty we had planned to go to another restaurant but found they were closed on Sunday's. I had read the reviews on the Blue Marlin and it was on our bucket list so we quickly made a change in plans. There is no... More 

Thank Elvin N
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Good food. Pretty much all fried food but yummy. Nice servers. I noticed they have a big private room. Good local place. The crab laws and shrimp were very good.

Thank sharon o
Oxford, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Food is all ways cook grate like old time cooking best the staff always make you fill like you are the the only one in there a lot on service for all ,

Thank jessedanford
hoover, alabama
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Blue Marlin has wonderful fresh seafood at very reasonable prices. Their broiled flounder is the best in the Fairhope/Mobile area.

Thank susanHoover_Alabama
los angeles
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We stopped by on a Sunday and had a down to earth fried southern lunch that required a major nap afterwards. Gumbo, fried green tomatoes with ranch dressing, deep fried whole flounder, baked potato, fried softshell crabs! Had to recover the whole afternoon away on our porch but was so worth it. And the service was warm and friendly. And... More 

Thank theom
Magee, Mississippi, United States
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104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We ate here two nights in a row. The food was well cooked and abundant portions were served. Be ware....if you order the boiled blue crab....they are SPICY!! The waitress was very sweet and took them back to the kitchen and had them wash off some of the excess seasoning. Excellent service both trips. Well worth the money.

1 Thank Melinda W
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

This is a good place for local fish. Best part was the service! Not gourmet but clean and plenty of food on your plate. I highly recommend their specialty: whole fried flounder.

2 Thank Trish W
Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We always stop here! Great mullet, great prices, great service with a down-home feel. Fried shrimp is the best I've ever had.

1 Thank Susan C
Pearl, Mississippi
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Wife and I both had the stuffed flounder, which they are noted for. Very good, also shared peach cobbler which we enjoyed.

2 Thank Earlb47
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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155 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

First of all, the food was excellent. I had fried shrimp and it was wonderful. My friend had raw oysters that were good and the whole stuffed flounder that was outstanding. The cole slaw was good. The hushpuppies were just ok. The cons, we stood inside for at least 3 minutes before we were acknowledged. Service was extremely slow.

1 Thank Becky H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8594 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: (251) 928-5673

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?