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Blue Marlin Grill

65 Eastern Ave, Essex, MA 01929-1321
+1 978-768-7400
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“bouillabaisse” (6 reviews)
“haddock” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (35 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65 Eastern Ave, Essex, MA 01929-1321
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered a bucket of Shrimp each, they are by far the best shrimp cocktail!!!, The Lobster Ravioli and also one of the best around the area, and the baked Haddock is still my favorite, Never any room for desert. It is one of the best...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited for a late lunch during the week. The restaurant offers half priced appetizers from 4 to 6 Monday through Friday in their bar and it was filled with diners. We ate in the dining room and started off with the...More

Thank Mary Lou T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered salads only. The presentation was excellent and the salads were ample and nicely made. Everything was delicious, friendly atmosphere and pleasant/friendly waitress. Would go back.

Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Had our first meal here the other day. My wife got the fish and I got a chicken stir fry. Lots of flavor in my chicken and the fish was very good and fresh (It better be if you are in Essex). Her potato was...More

Thank firemarshalbill1
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My wife and I went with two other couples and everyone enjoyed their meals and five of six left with a doggie bag. Waitress Lindsey was very nice and provided great service.

1  Thank m0r0c0
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Dinner in middle of storm, power outages. Staff could not be any more accommodating. Haddock was fabulous!

1  Thank 243MicheleB
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Why this isn't ranked higher on Trip Advisor for best restaurant in Essex beats me. Dined their last night, and the 30 minute wait was well worth it! We shared the fried clam appetizer, Portuguese Bouillabaisse and Dijon Encrusted Salmon all which were absolutely delicious....More

1  Thank pkornbluh1
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A great group of friends getting together with our friend out from Charleston south Carolina, we had Mia as our server, she was superb and the dinner was excellent!

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Last minute decision to have dinner here turned out to be a good decision. We sat at the bar and the service was amazing. Both bartenders were super friendly. I had the lobster pie and it was packed with lobster meat. My gf had the...More

Thank 596christopherk
Reviewed 14 December 2017

My wife and I went in there to order food to go. As we usually do at most places,we ordered and went into the bar to enjoy some drinks while we waited. Well, as someone else on here said, they definitely have their regulars and...More

1  Thank Gary A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Eastern Ave, Essex, MA 01929-1321
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 978-768-7400
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