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El Marlin - CLOSED

1850 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40220-1646
+1 502-365-1777
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
3 Jun 2016
“the Shrimp appetizer was awsome”
10 Dec 2015
“Really good seafood!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1850 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40220-1646
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 3 June 2016

The shrimp and avocado was so good I passed up the entree and had 2 appetizers. the service as well as the margaritas were great

Thank Eddie R
Reviewed 10 December 2015

The restaurant is large, clean and attractively decorated. There are tvs for watching sports but the sound was not turned up so it was not intrusive. The server was friendly and knowledgeable about the large variety of seafood on the menu. We enjoyed the tortillas...More

Thank linlin44
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This was our second visit. The first, a year or so ago, was very good. This one was just average. The food was average to good. The service was a bit lax with limited English spoken.

Thank UKgrandej
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I'll be honest, I don't really know how good seafood can be in Kentucky, let alone in a "strip mall" type setting, but this was surprisingly good! We walked in on a Friday night and were the ONLY ones in the restaurant. However we ordered...More

Thank circlearoundtheworld
Reviewed 12 March 2015

I walked into a little Mexican restaurant to the best food I had ever had. Lots of sea food on the menu. Before I even ordered the waitress brought out some large round tortillas with 4 small pots of different things. One was salsa, fish...More

1  Thank JenniferH18
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

Decided to try El Marlin to check out a new place. Was very hesitant given a couple of bad reviews. I was very pleasantly surprised. The shrimp tacos were delicious and the crispy tortillas with various salsas that arrives before the meal was a nice...More

Thank IrisAriel
Reviewed 20 December 2014

A Latin seafood restaurant is a wonderful idea. I haven't seen anything like it in Louisville. I was excited to try something new. Unfortunately, I was extremely disappointed in the quality of the food at El Marlin. A good idea but poorly prepared and executed....More

Thank Todd B
Reviewed 10 December 2014

I can never find places with passionfruit juice so that was an automatic 4 stars. On top of that the. Food was decent and the service was ok.

Thank Suthurnbelle
Reviewed 14 October 2014

After reading some very good TA reviews I was looking forward to eating here. I took my parents to a late lunch a little before 2:00 pm today.The decor was nice and the restaurant looked clean enough. I ordered the tilapia tacos and my parents...More

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 29 August 2014

My wife an I visited on a Friday afternoon for a late (1-2 pm) lunch to use a Groupon. Wow, what a great deal this was! Even without the Groupon it would have been a very good value. The decor was nothing fancy, but the...More

1  Thank UKgrandej
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1850 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40220-1646
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-365-1777
Description
El Marlin offers simply-prepared premium seafood and meats, an impressive cellar, and handcrafted signature cocktails mixed by our chefs who are well practiced in the art of mixology. The service is top-notch, and the atmosphere offers a unique blend of different cultures in one place. Our comfy chic-casual establishment truly sets it apart from other Louisville restaurants. Our vibrant happy hour features ultra-premium cocktails, appetizers and food specials, as well as signature handcrafted drinks. We now offer lunch buffets every Monday-Friday, from 11AM-2PM for only $6.99! We look forward to serving you! TE ESPERAMOS!
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