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“Bad Dining Experience”
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Blue Marlin
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed March 9, 2012

I will try to keep this short and straight to the point. Our family just recently dined here this past weekend. Upscale garbage, maybe 5 people dining that night. The wait was very long to get our food. My daughter went to the bathroom at least 5 times over 3 hours for our dinner. My mussels were bad and chorizo tasted awful. The soups were bland and bad as well. They served my brother a burnt burger with a burnt bun as if he wouldn't notice. I was served a margarita that was made up on the spot that was just 90 percent liquor and tastes like tequila on the rocks. No complaints there as it made it not so unbearable. My steak was over done and sliced for me ahead of time sitting in its juices, on top of that they served me what looked like breakfast potatoes that went bad. My dad tried a 4 plate meal which we were not allowed to know what he was being served ahead of time. Every plate tasted awful with one plate being of a hard candied salmon. I just love crunchy salmon. An over $250 bill with gratuity included of course. I don't recommend eating here unless you like to overpay for what would be so lucky to be called sub par food. We should have paid for frozen seafood as this would have tasted better. Never again.

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Reviewed February 14, 2012

They know how to cook fish & seafood. Nice flair; fun atmosphere.

Thank BrookeM26
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Reviewed January 29, 2012

good food, service good, price right for what you get, not a lot of choices, but I would rather have good food than production line food that accompnaies too many choices

Thank dcamab
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Reviewed January 25, 2012

Our favorite restaurant in Madison.  Try the Chef's tasting.  It will not disappoint.  A little noisy, but the food is worth it.

Thank John R
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Reviewed November 28, 2011

Enjoyed a quite dinner with friends during the week.

Thank Kay P
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