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Black Marlin Restaurant

560 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
+1 714-929-7427
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“clam chowder” (10 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
560 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

On recommendation of friends made an online reservation for my wife's birthday. They didn't know we had a birthday until I mentioned it to my waitress. Very good New England clam chowder, albeit a tiny cup for the price. I had the special seafood paella,...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I just recently went to the Black Marlin for Brunch for the first time and I was very pleasantly surprised. It's definitely a hangout for a lot of North Tustin locals now that Quinns has closed, and the first few times I went there I...More

1  Thank Manray1230
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Hard to believe I haven't stumbled upon this little jewel before, because I'm always in search of authentic seafood places with atmosphere [as distinguished from "decor"]. This one is great-- a very small restaurant in an historic building in Old Towne Tustin. One of those...More

Thank happywanderer13
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This place has a great atmosphere, a very local crowd, live music and good food. My only problem is I think the food is way overpriced. It's good food, but not at that price point. I might go back here for drinks and hors d'oeuvres...More

Thank daniel740
Reviewed 5 March 2018

If you want good food and a fun time, this is without a doubt the place to go to. The service was excellent, food was delish, lots of variety menu items sounded good which we'll try next time (classics like paella and oysters Rockefeller). The...More

Thank Lv2Trav
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great place to dine with friends and family (including little ones). Friendly efficient service and atmosphere. Unique spin on taquitos. Excellent poke and drink prices. Good value.Will be back!

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I enjoyed the band, it was great dancing music and also loved the bottomless Mimosas! Overall I had a great time!

Thank angieodc
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We met the celebrate a porject and the food was surprisingly good and the place really rocked on a Friday night. Parking good and bar also active. Prices reasonble for quality. And even though massively busy the staff went out of their way to make...More

Thank wheelernodealer
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The food was alright and the drinks were generous. The laid back atmosphere was alright also. The music was good, but there was too much chatter in order to really enjoy it. My meal was a bit over priced for what you get as a...More

Thank Pete T
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Pesto shrimp linguini was fantastic. Had a full slab of babyback ribs. Came in 2 slabs. One was perfect, other was dry. Clam chowder was delish. Service was excellent and extremely attentive. Non stop service. Very nice atmosphere and ambiance.

Thank edwint650
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-929-7427
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