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Blue Marlin

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1200 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3136
+1 803-799-3838
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Roswell, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dinner was great. We met friends who are local and it's one of their favorites. My shrimp was excellent.

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Thank RoswellGal
Augusta, Georgia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped for lunch on return home from vacation. Very busy restaurant. Friendly staff, food was different from most seafood places, i.e. they serve collard greens with fish orders. Everything was delish. Would def visit again.

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Clinton, New York
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister, my nephew and I visited in the early evening. Our server, Wil ( with one L) was friendly and very knowledgeable about what could be served gluten free. Both my sister and I have a gluten allergy and while they had gluten free offerings on the lunch menu there was no indication on the dinner menu. That said,... More 

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Thank kjgardeski
Columbia, South Carolina
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started out with appetizers the firecracker shrimp and the pimento cheese plate; they were both awesome! We weren't extremely crazy about the main dishes which were tilapia and grits and salmon they were both in a cream sauce that was a little too heavy for me. The cocktails we had were amazing as well.

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Thank Della L
Augusta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch and I had the best crab cake that I have ever eaten. The service was wonderful and the bathroom was very clean...always a sign...if the kitchen is clean...We had a wonderful time.

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Thank Terri R
Columbia, South Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the original passenger train depots in the heart of the Vista. The Vista in the old industrial district that is now populated with restaurants and bars. Just a few blocks from the state capital and the main street area. Several hotels nearby. A varied menu, but the catfish was supurb ! On weekends or football days reservations are... More 

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Thank SVAGroup
Columbia, South Carolina
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1,664 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 610 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

popular restaurant located in the entertainment district. Clean place with excellent service. I thought the food was prepared very good. nice selection. very pleased

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Thank jlantern3
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service! Surface street/lot parking nearby. I loved the crab cakes and everyone in our group raved bout their choices.

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Thank Diane V
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You're looking for a quality dining experience, this is it. The food is great, service is pleasant, location unique.

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Thank Sharon K
Augusta, Georgia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from Chicago Saturday night we were hyped from our eating out every night in Chicago so Sunday morning we drove from Augusta to Columbia SC to continue the feeling easy parking inside or out eating We ate inside that day great wine list good menu Food cooked the way we asked real friendly staff Very comfortable seats... More 

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Thank j3spalding

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3136
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-799-3838

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