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Marlin's Family Restaurant

3850 N Cliff Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104-5508
+1 605-332-7259
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“french dip” (2 reviews)
“pies” (2 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
3850 N Cliff Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104-5508
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

This place was recommended by someone we spoke with at the airport. We asked about comfort food at a good value. Marlin's was just what we needed after a long flight. The portions were generous. Our food was hot and tasty. The decor was also...More

Thank Nolafan2164
Reviewed October 2, 2017

After traveling all day my husband wanted nothing more than a good salad bar. We found it! You could get a full dinner buffet or just the salad bar. Soup, chili, greens with many condiments,, including thin sliced ham and chicken. at least six dressings....More

Thank OsaRadar
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

You know when people come in after you and they are almost done eating when you finally get your food that it's not going to be good. I ordered biscuits and gravy with eggs and hash browns. So cold that I couldn't eat it. I...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed May 25, 2017

real neat historic look, good food big portions and good service. your coffee cup stays full!! lots of local customers

Thank Bud J
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Huge portions are always good with great coffee and service with a smile. Cheap and cheerful. This place really gives you the retro connection and makes you feel good and warm with the pies.

Thank davesX6680PE
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Prices were decent but the quality of food wasn't that great. Service was ok, but wouldn't recommend.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

We were travelling ahead of a blizzard to see family and stopped there about 730pm on Christmas Eve. One of several places open. It was chaos and they were very short staffed. Stood in a herd for about 15-20 mins before an employee asked "who's...More

Thank GypseyTravelers
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Came in at 8:02 am and now it is 8:23am and nobody has took our order, however the staff has plenty of time flirting with others. Our server' finally came over did not introduce herself, just asked what we want.. received the food from the...More

Thank goodbadortheugly
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Servers are quick and friendly. I have been here several times. Huge variety on menu. I have breakfast or lunch usually. Love the French Dip! Lots of meat and good flavor. I am stuffed afterwards no matter what I've ordered. Prices are very reasonable. The...More

Thank lisamarie007
Ken L, Guest Relations Manager at Marlin's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2016

We appreciate your positive feedback about our restaurant. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Food and service was excellent. Atmosphere was relaxing. We had the salad bar and it had a very good selection. Will return.

Thank Wanda S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3850 N Cliff Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104-5508
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Sioux Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 605-332-7259
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