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Black Marlin Bayside Grill

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86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
+1 843-785-4950
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Vienna, Virginia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mussels Messina appetizer is outstanding! Incredible sauce, and wonderful fresh bread to sop it up. Entrees were so-so. Shrimp and grits yesterday was excellent, with 6 shrimp and lots of ham with very good gravy and Parmesan grits. Today only got 4 shrimp and no ham at all. Stuffed flounder was just ok and rather small portion. Side of black... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service were excellent. It's now our favorite place for dining and dancing! At first I thought we could not get a table, but the manager went out of her way to accommodate us! What a wonderful fresh place. There were 5 of us and we would have stayed all night. The music was fun and for everyone.

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Thank charlie28270
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Hey Charlie, thanks for taking the time to leave such a great review! We always enjoy hearing about our guests' dining experiences especially when our staff can be a part of that. Can't wait to see you guys again, and be sure to make it in for live music every Thursday and Friay from 6-10pm. More 

Dallas, TX
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83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I met a singles group here for happy hour at 5:00 on a Thursday, July 12. They were super busy, but I was greeted by 3 young staff members with big smiles, just made my day! I'm not from here & it took an hour to get there, so I really needed that! We sat inside, in a sort of... More 

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Thank txchiquita22
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for taking the time to let everyone know great of a time you guys had while dining with us. Please know that all of your concerns have been addressed and we look forward to seeing you guys again Friday evening. More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time with family and friends and the Palmetto Bay Marina restaurant! It maintains character in all of the specials despite the volume! Cat was our server and treated us like locals! Can't wait to go back

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Thank Sara J
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Hi Sara, just wanted to say that we always enjoy hearing about our guests' dining experiences and can't wait to see you guys again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to the island for 10yrs,never disappointed.this is a must visit place for a taste of low country food.

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blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Hey there Dave, thanks for taking the time to let everyone know how much you enjoy dining with us. Looking forward to seeing you guys again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The absolute best restaurant on the island!!!! We can't say enough about the place!! The sushi nachos is the best!!!!!

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blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to leave such an awesome review and we can't wait to see you guys again soon! More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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148 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard good things about Black Marlin and were looking forward to some great seafood. The wait was about an hour which was OK as there were places to walk around and even get a drink if you want. We sat outside which was nice and the service was fast and friendly (thanks Mac). However, the food was just not... More 

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Thank ScooterCS
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Hi there Scooter, please understand that all of your concerns are being addressed in an appropriate manner. We always look forward to hearing about our guests' experiences and hope to see you back again soon so that you can have a chance to really enjoy what we have to offer. More 

Canal Fulton
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great time and great food. I suggest coming at sunset to get some great pics. Very good service and atmosphere is spectacular.

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Thank Scott S
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Hi Scott, we're so glad that you took the time to let everyone know how much you enjoyed everything. Thanks for stopping in we look forward to seeing you again! More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Serg group of restaurants are all over Hilton Head and having been to several, in general, I think they are a bit pricy and kind of cookie cutter based on their format. We had reservations and were seated alongside the building, outside, next to a smelly pile of trash that was hosting a fly convention. We asked to be... More 

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Thank Linda D
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Hey Linda, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We always appreciate hearing about our guests' dining experiences and look forward to seeing you guys again. More 

Parrottsville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stuffed founder and black bean rice, shrimp & scallops with mashed sweet potatoes...great. Nice place to sit and listen to music.

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Thank TNmommie
blackmarlinhhi, Manager at Black Marlin Bayside Grill, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to leave a great review and make sure you make it in for our live music every Thursday and Friday from 6-10pm. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $26
Cuisine
American, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free, Seafood, Vegetarian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-4950

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