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“Delightful dining by the water” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Black Marlin Bayside Grill

Black Marlin Bayside Grill
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Ranked #44 of 350 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $26
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
SW Illinois
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Delightful dining by the water”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We always hit the Black Marlin when we visit HHI, and it did not disappoint on this trip. Dining outdoors near the water is always enjoyable ... even more so with delicious food. We will definitely be back on our next trip.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food and wonderful waitress”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Jessie was our waitress and she had so much knowledge of the menu it made our decision to order very easy for us. We tried the Sheepshead fish tacos and fresh fish platter. Mine was blackened and served with a sweet pineapple, mandarin oranges, onion, and tomato salsa. The veggies were roasted corn, beans, and tomatoes. It was a great combination and I ate every bite. An exceptional meal and I would recommend to all. Sitting outside and looking at the Palmetto Bay Marina made this an enjoyable outing.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Groveport, Ohio
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90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere by the water.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

This was our first time here. The food was good. But really enjoyed the outside patio dining by the water.

Would definitely go back. A little hard to find if you don't know where you're going. In the bayside area.

Visited October 2013
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Souderton, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Happy Hour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The Black Marlin was an enjoyable experience. The Happy Hour menu was excellent and a very good value. The outdoor bar area is a great place to spend the evening with your friends and family. We will definitely go back on our next trip to Hilton Head.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“slow!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

There was probably 20 of us for a brunch. The food was average. My niece didn't like her choice. The small water view from the deck was quite disappointing. The service was slow, and the two servers found it extremely difficult to hand out each check to the appropriate customer. It took nearly 30 mins to receive my check. It was a small simple task, as I dine in large groups frequently.

Visited September 2013
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