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Thirsty Marlin

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1023 Florida Ave, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
+1 727-784-3469
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11:30 - 01:00
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Palm Harbor, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Thirsty Marlin has excellent food, great drinks, a good selection of beers and great entertainment from time to time. The Marlin is a great hang out place and a great place to have your work group to hang out in the evenings or Friday night. The food it top notch. A hair on the pricier side but well worth... More 

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Thank Steven F
thirstymarlin, Owner at Thirsty Marlin, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Glad you enjoyed it. Hope you come back and see us soon. No Marlin No Party! More 

Robbinsville, North Carolina
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We go here often as it is nearby. The food is always pretty good, but they are often too heavy on the pepper. They have good sushi specisls, and deligious fried conch.

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Thank Melanie W
thirstymarlin, Owner at Thirsty Marlin, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Please tell your server when ordering if you prefer less spice. Hope you come back and see us soon! No Marlin No Party! More 

Dunedin, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited Thirsty Marlin several occasions, and have yet to have a successful meal. The service has always been subpar, and lately the food seems to have followed course. Staff doesn't seem to really care....inattentive. We have walked out after waiting about 40 minutes for attention.

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Thank H5894CIjohnb
thirstymarlin, Owner at Thirsty Marlin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to tell us about your experience with us. I would like to apologize for the service/food you received. We have been in business for over 15 years and pride ourselves in taking great care of our customers. We would love to send you a gift certificate and hope that you would give... More 

Gaithersburg, Maryland
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we travel the southern states we have looked for places out of the ordinary and especially those that have Fried green tomatoes. Well we found a place in Palm Harbor that has both! The fried green tomatoes are delicious and covered with blue cheese crumbles. The atmosphere is friendly and the service good.

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Thank Joseph C
thirstymarlin, Owner at Thirsty Marlin, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Hope you come back and see us soon! More 

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten here a number of times over the years. Very typical Florida Gulf Coast cuisine in layed back atmosphere.

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Thank Gary R
thirstymarlin, Owner at Thirsty Marlin, responded to this review

Hope you come back and see us soon. More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant does a great job teaching the staff how to be friendly, efficient and classy. They hire top notch people. The food is always great! The Lobster Bisque is delicious. My favorite is the Grouper Wrap. They have a fun beachy atmosphere with a full bar and outside seating. They also have live music out back some evenings.

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Thank Pamela B
thirstymarlin, Owner at Thirsty Marlin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. Hope you come back and see us soon. More 

Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place their menu has plentiful options of seafood to choose from. My favorite is the appetizer the scorned woman which is a large buffalo shrimp with bleu cheese. The drinks are amazing. And they always have something to do there as far as nightly entertainment.

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Thank sunshineCynCyn
thirstymarlin, Owner at Thirsty Marlin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. Hope you come back and see us soon. More 

Punta Gorda, Florida
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, drinks, entertainment and atmosphere are very enjoyable. I wish that could be said about some of the bar tenders. Especially the 2 that work outside on Friday and Saturday nights. They are rude, ignore customers and I doubt they could smile if their life depended on it. I am surprised they have been there so long since they... More 

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Thank Karen S
Palm Harbor, Florida
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Palm Harbor, this has always been a favorite restaurant. Last spring we came, ordered our usual things - when I ordered a margarita I was later informed they were out of margarita mix. OK. Husband ordered a sashimi tuna salad. He was informed they were out of the spring mix salad, was romaine OK? NO! We left... More 

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Thank royaltaga
thirstymarlin, Owner at Thirsty Marlin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to tell us about your experience with us. I would like to apologize for the service/food you received. We have been in business for over 15 years and pride ourselves in taking great care of our customers. We would love to send you a gift certificate and hope that you would give... More 

newyouk
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like the atmosphere, We always sit out side next to the tiki bar, the drinks are amazing, we had a rum runner, so good and a bloody mary, omg,delicious. The food is nice ,first time fried calamari, that was excellent. The second time we had a burger and a mahi mahi sandwich, the only thing I didn't like is... More 

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Thank luvsunnydays
thirstymarlin, Owner at Thirsty Marlin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the good review. Hope you come back and see us soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1023 Florida Ave, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palm Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 727-784-3469

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