Come to the Marlin and savor some of our warm-weather favorites … cocktails & appetizers at the bar, baseball on the big screen & one of Chef Jay’s spectacular fried seafood plates - loaded with fried Essex clams, haddock & shrimp. Perfect for sharing!
In honor of our 20th Anniversary we are raffling restaurant gift certificates ALL SUMMER & taking a poll to find out ...
“What’s your favorite Blue Marlin dish?”
20 Lucky Winners - $50 Blue Marlin Grille Gift Certificates!
- Drawing 2 winners a week - from 6/29 to 8/31/18
- Limit 1 Entry per person
- Winners will be notified by email & posted on our facebook page & website (see list below) each week.
SO Many Choices … Will it be the legendary Seafood Cameron Alex OR one of Chef Jay’s Daily Specials? Chicken Saltimbocca, Portuguese Bouillabaisse, Dijon Encrusted Salmon, Surf & Turf, Home-made Meatballs, Marinated Steak Tips OR a piece of Chef Leandro’s Big Fat Chocolate Cake?
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS!
9.3.18 - Lynn from Ipswich, MA & Laurel from Gloucester, MA FAVORITE BLUE MARLIN DISHES: “Seafood Anything” & “Best Fried Clams on the North Shore!”
8.27.18 - Charlene from Stoneham, MA & Rico from Medford, MA FAVORITE BLUE MARLIN DISHES: "Artichoke Hearts Appetizer & Shrimp Scampi Dinner" & "Chicken Marsala"
8.20.18 – Donna from Gloucester, MA & Tony from Byfield, MA - FAVORITE BLUE MARLIN DISHES: "Dijon Encrusted Salmon” & “Seafood Cameron Alex"
8.13.18 – Dianne from Rockport, MA & Ann Marie from Essex, MA - FAVORITE BLUE MARLIN DISHES: "Pot Pie” “Steak Tips & Chicken Parm"
8.06.18 - Deborah from Danvers, MA & Bruce from Magnolia, MA - FAVORITE BLUE MARLIN DISHES: "Portuguese Bouillabaisse" & "Lobster Roll"
7.30.18 - Craig from Peabody, MA & Rachel from Beverly, MA - FAVORITE BLUE MARLIN DISHES: "Spicy Shrimp Appetizer & Blackened Swordfish Dinner" & "Baked Scallops"
7.23.18 - Matt from Beverly, MA & Laurie from Middleton, MA FAVORITE BLUE MARLIN DISHES: Cajun Sesame Tuna (featured on Daily Specials Menu) & Seafood Platter
7.16.18 - Susan from Gloucester, MA & Bonnie Southport, NC FAVORITE BLUE MARLIN DISHES: Native Fried Clams & Clam Roll
7.9.18 - Dave from Stoneham, MA & Denise from Gloucester, MA FAVORITE BLUE MARLIN DISHES: Baked Stuffed Haddock & Foggy Bottom Chicken
7.2.18 - Lucia from Gloucester, MA & Rhonda from Ipswich, MA FAVORITE BLUE MARLIN DISHES: Steak Tips & Grilled Combo
Come cool off today with a Watermelon Salad at the Marlin! A sensational summer mix of fresh crisp greens, watermelon, Marcona almonds, smoked blue cheese dressed with vinaigrette of lemon, whole grain mustard & local honey - delicious & SO refreshing!
Meet the fabulous Tomahawk - on the Daily Specials Menu at the Marlin tonight! A choice bone-in rib eye seasoned with salt & pepper & cooked to your liking. Served with loaded baked potato and cream of spinach. A perfect size to share! Available Kona style too … while supplies last!
20 Years of Fresh Seafood, Family, Friends & Fun in Essex, MA since 1998! We are kicking this anniversary year off with a big shout out of THANKS to all of our valued patrons, team members, summer visitors, vendor partners, family & friends.
We appreciate your support & look forward to a great year ahead!
We’ll be featuring delicious steaks, prime rib & baby back ribs in honor of the occasion! Hope to see you there!
It’s time-honored tradition to open the Lobster Specials Menu & kick off summer at the Marlin! Our lobster is always freshly shucked & made to your order - steamed, baked & stuffed, in a pie, clam bake or on a roll - come try!
It's time to kick off summer at the Marlin!
Did you know … the Blue Marlin makes your favorite meals & carry out trays to go?
Leave the cooking to us & enjoy yourself at the party too! Our menu is full of great summertime flavors - chowders, lobster rolls, salads, steak tips, sandwiches, desserts & more. Check out lunch and dinner menus online, and call with your order today - 978-768-7400.
We love a backyard bash!
We’re booking now for all kinds of fun spring & summer events -
birthdays, graduation parties, office outings & family celebrations.
Let our Chefs help you create a fabulous menu for your special day!
Call 978-768-7400 for information & make your reservations today.
We have basket full of goodies on our menu featuring Chef Jay’s favorite baked ham and savory roasted lamb dishes served with fresh vegetables and YUMMY warm bread from the oven. Call 978.768.7400 for holiday reservations, OR walk-ins are always welcome too! We look forward to seeing you!
Chef Jay will be creating a spectacular Corned Beef & Cabbage feast for the occasion. Other time honored Irish-Marlin traditions include lots of laughs, green beer, Irish coffees & blarney at the bar… Looking forward to seeing you there!
Brush off the snow and pull up a chair to this Blue Marlin perennial favorite … prime cut & grilled to perfection!
Have you tried the “Create-Your-Own” option for LUNCH at the Marlin?
Each plate is a masterpiece in the making! Begin with a dish of penne pasta tossed with house made cheese sauce, baked in Blue Marlin crumbs – and you choose the rest! Shallots, tomatoes, peas, broccoli, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, spinach, artichoke hearts; bacon, linguica, grilled or cajun chicken, tasso ham, andoullie sausage, buffalo chicken; shrimp, scallops or lobster meat – (when available) at market price.
Come check it out today!
Pack your family in the car & take a trip to the Marlin! Our Kids Menu features 12 meals for Kids Under 12 … with an all-star line up of favorites like fresh Baked Haddock, Mac & Cheese, Pizza & more! Check out our lunch and dinner menus online and be sure to come early – we look forward to seeing you soon!
Share a special meal with your Valentine this week at Blue Marlin Grille!
Warm up your week with a heaping bowl of Chef Jay’s Portuguese Bouillabaisse – a delicious homemade fish stew, filled with tender shrimp, scallops, mussels and linguica. Only at the Marlin! Come try some for lunch or dinner today.
This Sunday February 4th – Blue Marlin Grille will be CLOSING EARLY @4pm for a private evening party. We will be OPEN again regular hours on Monday, February 5th. Go Patriots!!!
Hosting a party at home? Game On! Put your feet up & let us help you with the food. We make small & large CATERING TRAYS loaded with all your favorite appetizers & dishes - steak tips, salads, chicken parm, buffalo fingers, sandwiches & more!
... and keep the summer fires burning bright with a freshly-shucked native lobster roll at the Marlin today!
The countdown to 2018 is on! Come enjoy some fresh delicious seafood and ring in the New Year with us! We will be open on New Year's Eve 12/31 and New Year's Day 1/1 during regular hours. Call ahead for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day lunch & dinner reservations at 978-768-7400 or walk-ins are always welcome!