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Black Marlin Restaurant

560 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
+1 714-929-7427
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“clam chowder” (10 reviews)
“seared ahi” (4 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
560 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Bkack marlin has the best white clam chowder i have tasted in a long time. Served with warm delicious rolls. They also have great prix fix lunch menu that includes dessert and sometimes shareable depending on entree. Their Dover sole and prime rib are also...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We went to the BM for a light dinner. We decided to share an appetizer, a salad and a soup. We were promised bread that never came. We chose the entree size Caesar salad. It was basic. Not too much dressing, mostly just lettuce and...More

Thank Indi237
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I've had lunch here twice in the last two weeks and both meals were excellent. The service was timely & friendly. We sat outside on the patio both times which was quiet and very pleasant for conversation.

Thank Susan R
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, 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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