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Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant

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Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 724 100629
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Cologne, Germany
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has a nice location on the beach and very comfortable reclining chairs. The staff were friendly. Unfortunately, it suffers from the East African malaise of letting you order something, making you wait before coming back and telling you they don't have it. This is very common in Kenya, but here they made me wait about 45 minutes before telling... More 

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Thank Shauny79
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just 3 stairs from the beach, very friendly and helpful waiters, great time having dinner at the sunset when the tide is high. They have plenty of beer brands to choose from.

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Thank Jozef M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

One of the best culinary experiences I've had in Kenya. Delicious fresh food, and waitstaff provided a free sample of the fresh oysters.

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Thank vagabond525
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Good simple fare, fish cooked well, steamed veggies a welcome change to overcooked mush you find elsewhere, nice crisp and fresh salads and ... perhaps the biggest surprise of all ... the best pizza on the coast!

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Thank you54
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Pity we discovered the place our last night before flying back home the food was fantastic the service was very fast and not soo expensive. Cosy Beach place

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Thank monicah l
Nairobi, Kenya
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

This family run place underwent some drastic changes in recent months, and it was nice to see the end result. The food is still as good as one expects, and the service is prompt, professional and friendly. Prices are reasonable. Will definitely come back.

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Thank nss966
Nairobi, Kenya
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

I liked the Blue Marlins resort for things service, cuisine. Attentive waiters and excellent service delivery. The prawns are just fingerlicking good. Good job Blue Marlins.

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Thank SilverP25
Sao Paulo, SP
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

This place has a great mix of local food and internacional food, mainly seafood. We had a swahili fish that was outstanding and also the thai fish, that was very nice.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

A great hotel and restaurant right at the beach. They have yummy sea food, cocktails and friendly staff.

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Thank Hellen L
Sluis, The Netherlands
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Very nice and affordable seafood, nice place, good staff, but on windy days the restaurant is too drafty, as it is on the beach and completely open to the winds

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $40
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diani Beach Road | Diani Beach Road, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Coast Province  >  Ukunda  >  Diani Beach
  • Phone Number: +254 724 100629
Description
Beach Restaurant and Bar. Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant is known for its freshest seafood offering and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?