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Blue Marlin Restaurant

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8594 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
+1 251-928-5673
11:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Tue - Thu 15:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Fairhope, Alabama
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I eat at Blue Marlin frequently. The food is always good and is very reasonably priced. The owners and staff are very friendly. I highly recommend Blue Marlin. It is one of my favorites. Robert Berglin, Fairhope

Thank RobertBerglin
Foley, Alabama
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant doesn't look like much from the road,but the food selection is excellent. Will be going back.

Thank Noplacelikehome445
Birmingham, Alabama
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

A group of family and friends visited the Blue Marlin while visiting Fairhope. The restaurant had a private group in another large room and that is all that seemed to care about. They should have informed the other 3 to 4 tables in the main dining just to leave. Instead we all sat and waited on sub par food for... More 

Thank rebbryant
Daphne, Alabama
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

On the spur of the moment our trio decided to eat out on Sunday evening. In all honesty we had planned to go to another restaurant but found they were closed on Sunday's. I had read the reviews on the Blue Marlin and it was on our bucket list so we quickly made a change in plans. There is no... More 

Thank Elvin N
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Good food. Pretty much all fried food but yummy. Nice servers. I noticed they have a big private room. Good local place. The crab laws and shrimp were very good.

Thank sharon o
Oxford, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Food is all ways cook grate like old time cooking best the staff always make you fill like you are the the only one in there a lot on service for all ,

Thank jessedanford
hoover, alabama
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Blue Marlin has wonderful fresh seafood at very reasonable prices. Their broiled flounder is the best in the Fairhope/Mobile area.

Thank susanHoover_Alabama
los angeles
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

We stopped by on a Sunday and had a down to earth fried southern lunch that required a major nap afterwards. Gumbo, fried green tomatoes with ranch dressing, deep fried whole flounder, baked potato, fried softshell crabs! Had to recover the whole afternoon away on our porch but was so worth it. And the service was warm and friendly. And... More 

Thank theom
Magee, Mississippi, United States
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

We ate here two nights in a row. The food was well cooked and abundant portions were served. Be ware....if you order the boiled blue crab....they are SPICY!! The waitress was very sweet and took them back to the kitchen and had them wash off some of the excess seasoning. Excellent service both trips. Well worth the money.

1 Thank Melinda W
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

This is a good place for local fish. Best part was the service! Not gourmet but clean and plenty of food on your plate. I highly recommend their specialty: whole fried flounder.

2 Thank Trish W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8594 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL 36532-5806
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-928-5673

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?