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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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Diani Beach, Kenya
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is extremely lovely. It has a very clean environment, green gardens, nice services & welcoming workers. A better choice for holidays in Diani Beach. The Beach is so lovely, large and always clean.

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Thank BlackJuma K
Kigali, Rwanda
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place did not impress me much during my last visit - 4 years ago it was much better. Food is decent, no complaints, but pricey. Service is rather slow. Can be nice for a romantic dinner.

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Thank MuzunguM
Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiancé and I enjoy Blue Marlin seafood, salads, beef and chicken. Service is exceptional and the ambiance is very romantic. I'm a return customer but have never offered a review. ON this visit,the fresh tuna and calamari was awesome!

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Thank janicewoodard
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Best restaurant in Diani Beach....Delightful cocktails, scrumptious meals( the prawns curry is a must try) and beautiful ambience......!!!

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Thank Zippy M
Cologne, Germany
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

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
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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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12 reviews
9 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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

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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
$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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