Blue Marlin Grille

Restaurant & Bar

Blue Marlin Grille Restaurant & Bar Lunch and Dinner Menus, News & Events. 


Cooler temperatures, shorter days & blazing colors across Essex … ALL signs that point to delicious meals & deals on the EARLY BIRD SPECIALS MENU at Blue Marlin Grille! Come early Monday - Thursday & enjoy a fabulous selection of entrees for $14.99 in the restaurant from 4:00-6:00pm. *Some Exclusions Apply - call ahead for availability & prices. We look forward to seeing you!


Blue Marlin 20 for 20th Anniversary Raffle

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?  



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

Carry Out Trays To Go!

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!  


Mac & Cheese lovers …

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!

Staying Local for School Vacation Week?

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! 

Blue Marlin Grille   65 Eastern Avenue, Essex, MA 01929   978.768.7400   Copyright © 2018