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Blue Marlin (Xinghai)

$$ - $$$
Bar, International, European, Pub
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No.168 Xinghai Street, Industry Park, Suzhou, China
Name/address in local language
+86 512 6288 9676
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Today
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten there several time and the food is inconsistent as far as quality. They have a nice bar side and the appetizer's are good.

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Thank Donald T
Hong Kong
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food quality is still okay and good portion size, but the selection of beers are much lesser and they offer no appropriate or matching glasses. Service is just so so, absolutely not great. Overall, it's okay but not a nice one anymore.

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1 Thank tsangfp
Montezuma, New Mexico
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good (and plentiful!), and the service was attentive and friendly. I have my beer likes, which might be narrow, but my preferences were not met here, not by a mile. No matter the rest of its pluses, if they miss on the beer they strike out. My beer preference? IPA. There is nothing even in the neighborhood... More 

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1 Thank philargyry
Suzhou, China
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Blue Marlin has been around for ages. There are 3 locations in Suzhou. This food is not bad, burgers/pizza/steak and the usual local dishes. The bar is why most people come here and often has a good vibe. Prices are fine and service is OK as well.

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Thank LuskE
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I have been to Blue Marlin over a period over 4 years. Good thing is the band is back and makes the place a good reason to visit. The restaurant is next to the bar and most dishes are western style. The quality is ok but better than before. Prices are on the high side for Suzhou. But ok it's... More 

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Thank adfrajama
Suzhou, China
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I wouldn't recommend it as a restaurant since i've give it a try a few times and it was always just ok. But it is definitely a good place to meet friends and have some cocktails after work or on the weekends while listening to live music

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Thank carmeluchiros
Greensboro, North Carolina
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Been to the Blue Marlin many times . Food quality not consistent I dont eat there anymore but the bar side is ok lots of expats and friend people

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Thank Donald T
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Western style bar/restaurant with good atmosphere. Staff and food were great and reasonably priced - only one down side - ordered starters and main course and both arrived together. TIP - order your courses separately.

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Thank corpy
Bioggio, Switzerland
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I came back after more than 10 years. Didn't change to much inside. Outside and area around all new. Very nice service, good food, cold beer.

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Thank Marco R
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is close to my hotel, so I like to stop by after work to grab a beer. Not sure if the band(s) play during the week, but on the weekends its nice to kick back and watch them play. Beer is a bit expensive, but its still a good way to finish the day. Many expats and some locals... More 

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Thank Steve K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 22
Cuisine
Bar, International, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.168 Xinghai Street, Industry Park, Suzhou, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Suzhou
  • Phone Number: +86 512 6288 9676
Description
Blue Marlin known throughout China as a growing chain for great food, drinks, and live entertainment. Live bands and DJ's play music until the late hours. Come have dinner, drinks, and dance the night away. This is your "Home Away From Home".

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