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“Best fried oysters and fried whole flounder”

Blue Marlin Restaurant
Ranked #40 of 113 Restaurants in Fairhope
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

We stopped to buy pecans in Fairhope, Al and the lady who worked there told us about the Blue Marlin. It is where the locals go for seafood. I had fried oysters and fried shrimp and my wife had the fried whole flounder. Both of our meals were excellent and the service was great. It is reasonably priced and we will go again before we leave to go home so we can have the peach cobbler!! Don't miss this Jewell!!

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1  Thank Charles B
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Reviewed 19 March 2014

We enjoyed a delicious meal tonight at the Blue Marlin. The food was well prepared. The staff was friendly and made us feel welcome. The fried crab claws were very good and my husband said his grilled whole flounder was the best he's ever had. The food portions were generous. Will definitely be going back.

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1  Thank sumac1Alabama
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Reviewed 11 February 2014

This is an older established restaurant. Older tables. Older chairs. Older counter. Older paneling. Could use a refurbishing.
I ordered fried shrimp. It was good. Hush puppies were good. Friends ordered fried dill pickles and onion rings. All good and tasty. A colleague ordered a seafood stuffed potato. Looked great. Another got stuffed flounder. Both enjoyed their meals. Good food.

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Thank Margaret F
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Reviewed 5 February 2014

I love stuffed flounder and searched a lot of menus to find a restaurant to find it and this place has it. And its great, full, fresh, stuffed flounder. Very good. Wife had
catfish and that was excellent also. Daughter of the owner, Becky, waited on us and everything was great. Can't recommend this place high enough. If you are looking for music, TVs, high prices and poor service don't go here. This is a family owned and run restaurant where everyone is a friend. Its very homey and family friendly. Will be back.

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1  Thank Curt P
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

The Blue Marlin, was recommended.....and the food was everything that was praised.....I had never cared for raw oysters, but the raw oysters at the Blue Marlin, were excellent. The food was delicious, and plentiful. The experience was great, BUT the poor waitress was the ONLY waitress there, on a busy Thursday night. We went early, at 5pm.....thank goodness. If you go, go early....it gets busy....real busy around 6-6:30pm. Other then that, the Blue Marlin Restaurant is an exceptional value, and the food is worth the trip.

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Thank 827dianem
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