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Marlin Grill

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9100 Baytowne Wharf Boulevard, Destin, FL 32550
+1 850-351-1990
17:00 - 22:15
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:15
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Skaneateles, New York
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in Sandestin for one week and found ourselves at Marlin Grill twice, despite the fact that there are a number of good restaurants within a dozen miles. The food is quite remarkable and the small plates are the perfect size for all but the biggest eaters. One night we had the Menage a Trois -- 3 for $33... More 

Thank Ron43Amy52
Niceville, Florida
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In an area of great restaurants the Marlin Grill stands out. Service, ambiance and food were all outstanding. We had duck (fell off the bone), pan sauteed grouper (done to perfection) and a fish medley (a tuna aficionado said his tuna was among the best he had ever tasted). Minor suggestions for improvement would be expanded wine by the glass... More 

Thank thirdwiley
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Sandestin for one night and went to Marlin Grill! It was fabulous-the fried artichoke hearts are a must! The filet was perfectly cooked and the pound potato with everything is unbelievable! My husband and I always share a meal and this was perfect plus leftovers!

Thank Nancy H
Cincinnati, OH
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We thought twice about paying the exorbitant price for their New Year's Eve dinner ($129/pp), but was promised an exceptional and special menu that would delight. It was a special family gathering that children flew in for, so I went for it! Soooo disappointing! The chef should be embarrassed at the quality that was served. Everything was clearly pre-made. The... More 

Thank LindaKay09
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I first went to the Marlin Grill on Christmas in 2009, when we were first dating. We have always loved the warm and inviting way they decorate for the holidays. We keep coming back year after year. The menu is great, the atmosphere is relaxing and the service is always impeccable.

Thank Ben C
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We enjoyed a great dinner with family. It was quite, with very good service and a good selection on their menu. The menu was variety, something for everyone. Great atmosphere at Baytowne Village.

Thank Bob H
Dothan, Alabama
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This restaurant was all decked out for Christmas and it was amazing. The surroundings put one at ease and in the spirit. The food and wine was delicious and the service was great.

Thank Pattigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Were were fortunate to get a table outside here overlooking the fireworks display on the Fourth of July. That was also our first official weekend living here. This restaurant has been our favorite so far. The food is very fresh, well prepared, comes out hot, and with excellent service. The atmosphere is upscale but not snobby. Every restaurant here is... More 

Thank Anna H
Memphis, Tennessee
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had dinner at the Marlin Grill over the Christmas holidays. The service was exceptional and our meal was very good although a bit overpriced. Loved the electronic menus and ambiance.

Thank tsb68
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Probably the best service you will find in Baytowne, a more upscale ambiance, the menu is a little limited but the grouper is phenomenal.

Thank Ella A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 45
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 22:15
17:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9100 Baytowne Wharf Boulevard, Destin, FL 32550
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-351-1990
Nestled in the heart of The Village of Baytowne in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Marlin Grill is the Emerald Coast's finest seafood and steakhouse. Elegant and sophisticated complimented with warm wood finishes provides a cozy, timeless atmosphere for any demanding, discriminating guest. Our extensively experienced staff can help you plan your next event, whether it is a conference meeting or a wedding reception. Indulge your family and friends with a night to remember. Marlin Grill is well noted for its culinary talents and award winning wine list. With over 600 wines to choose from, we are sure your palatable tastes will be met. The Cove accommodates up to eight guests and provides for an intimate evening. A table set back in a private room containing a book shelf for a comfortable, relaxing ambience. Upstairs dining accommodates up to 60 guests. View the village from any of the surrounding windows or step out onto the balcony which looks down the main street of the village. The banquet menu is recommended for parties that exceed 20 guests. The menu includes appetizers, wedge salad, variety of entrees, chef sides, and assorted delectable desserts. The average price per person for food only is $65. Flexibility on the menu may be available, just call with any question.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?