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Blue Marlin Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

SOUPS AND SALADS​
Cup $4.75
Bowl $5.99
N.E. Clam Chowder
Cup $4.75
Bowl $5.99
Italian Fish Stew
Cup $4.25
Bowl $5.75
Soup Du Jour
Crock
Bowl $6.50
Baked French Onion Soup
$8.99
Greek Salad
$7.99
Caesar Salad
$7.50
Large Garden Salad
$7.99
Field Green Salad
CHEF'S SPECIALTIES​
Chef's specialities are served w/ your choice of a garden salad or fresh vegetable
$8.99
Garden salad
Fresh vegetable
Cheese Burger Wrap
$8.99
Garden salad
Fresh vegetable
Grilled Cheese & Meatball Sandwich
$14.99
Garden salad
Fresh vegetable
Dijon Encrusted Salmon
$14.99
Garden salad
Fresh vegetable
Portuguese Bouillabaisse
$13.99
Garden salad
Fresh vegetable
Haddock Mornay
BAKED SEAFOOD​
$13.99
Seafood Cameron Alexander
$13.99
Haddock New England
$12.99
Baked Haddock
$13.99
Baked Shrimp
$13.99
Baked Combo
Scallops, shrimp & haddock
FRIED SEAFOOD​
All fried seafood dishes are served w/ french fries, onion rings & cole slaw
$13.99
Fried Haddock
$13.99
Fried Shrimp
$12.99
Fried Calamari
$12.99
Fried Clam Strips
$13.99
Fried Haddock & Strips
$Market
Fried Seafood Plate
Haddock, shrimp, & essex clams
STEAK & CHICKEN​
$9.99
Marinated Steak Tips
$8.99
Grilled Chicken Breast
Plain, cajun, teriyaki, lemon pepper
$12.99
Grilled Combo
Teriyaki chicken breast & steak tips
$12.99
Chicken Rockefeller
Chicken & beef entrees are served w/ your choice of two side dishes
PASTA SPECIALS​
$12.99
Chicken, Broccoli & Ziti
$13.99
Shrimp Scampi
$7.99
Angel Hair Marinara
$9.99
Home Made Meatballs
$12.99
Chicken Parmesan
$13.99
Haddock Parmesan
SANDWICHES​
$7.99
Cheese $+0.50
Bacon $+0.50
The Classic Burger
W/cheese or bacon add.50
$7.99
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Teriyaki, cajun, or honey mustard
$7.99
Blackened Chicken Sandwich
Peppers, onions, & jack cheese
$7.99
Hot Pastrami
$10.99
Clam Strip Roll
$Market
Lobster Roll
$Market
Essex Clam Roll
$9.99
Haddock Sandwich
Topped w/ american cheese
$13.99
Shrimp Quesadilla
Shrimp, peppers, onion & jack cheese
$9.99
Reuben
Hot corned beef, saurkraut, russian dressing & swiss
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews bouillabaisse haddock seafood spicy calamari salad snow peas steak shrimp cocktail onion rings potatoes thursday afternoon provided great service huge portions friendly atmosphere prices are reasonable based on tripadvisor reviews the wait staff
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called ahead yet waited over an hour to be seated. Extremely busy night. Now have to pay extra for a side salad that used to be included with the meal. Is that so the price of the meals does not increase? Two of the six...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank walter01915
Reviewed March 3, 2019

This is one of our frequent restaurants. Excellent seafood and appetizers. We especially love the spicy calamari and Baked Haddock and the Haddock Mornay. Their seafood platter is a wonderful dish to share as unless you are a Real big eater you cannot eat it....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Pioneer753180
Reviewed January 6, 2019

This is one of my parent's favorite restaurants so we tend to go when in town. The interior is not as fancy as you might expect and they cater to a no-nonsense local crowd who doesn't mind spending a bit on good food. Both the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Laura H
Reviewed December 24, 2018

The seafood here is fresh and always taste great. I have been here about 15 times and always is good, abet, somewhat pricey.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ercurtis25
Reviewed November 17, 2018

This incredibly well-organized and popular restaurant is, on the one hand, busy beyond belief. On the other hand, the very competent staff somehow shortens the waiting time, so that the guests don't get bored or impatient. The excellent service begins at the door and even...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank annesophie757
Reviewed October 8, 2018

My friend and I were looking for a sandwich after working out at the pool. It was Sunday night at 8:30pm and many places were closed. We realized that the Blue Marlin was still open! We had been there before and knew we could get...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Betsy K
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We first found this place when lines of people at the more famous clam places in Essex , the "capital" of fried clam nation, was discouraging. We were pleasantly surprised by the tenderness and the quantity of clams in the fried clam dinner. This place...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ALFRED R
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We took my dad there for his birthday at his request. Our party got some fried seafood dishes, baked haddock, and lobster pie. Everything was delicious. Wait staff very attentive. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michelle E
Reviewed September 23, 2018

While on vacations with my son we stopped there by hazard. It was a great surprise The service is efficient, present without being pushy The quality of the food is great: bowl of clams, linguine with seafood,,,, Don't hesitate to stop here

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Philip38000
Reviewed September 23, 2018

A very expansive menu, so if you go w/a group with a variety of tastes this would be good. But in general any big menu usually means average and that is the case here. The service is old style New England (not like the old...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bubba_da_Traveler1
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