Let us grill a nice fresh piece of FISH for YOU!
Blue Marlin Grille Essex will be CLOSED Thursday 11/22.
Come see us Friday 11/23 we’ll be OPEN during regular business hours!
Planning a special event over the holidays? Blue Marlin Grille is a great place to host your party for family, friends, community or work events. Our Chefs are proud to offer a menu full of delicious choices carefully prepared to please everyone at the table!
For booking & additional information call Will at 978.768.7400.
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!
Baseball & Burgers … Come CHEER with US!
We’ll be serving lots of delicious appetizers, drinks & dinners at the bar – come watch with us tonight!
Come try this year-round-salad fan favorite & add a little heat with some buffalo chicken on top!
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
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
Blue Marlin Grille will be CLOSED temporarily for building updates during the week of December 11th. We will keep you posted on the progress and apologize for any inconvenience.
Please join us at our sister restaurant, Boat House Grille Essex at 234 John Wise Ave, Essex, MA - just a short drive across town!
Hope to see you there!
Did you know we offer half price appetizers weekdays at the Marlin from 3-5pm? It's a great time to relax with friends, taste Chef Jay’s Bacon & Pineapple Wrapped Shrimp with herb & chive aioli ... OR savor some of his Artichoke Heart App baked in wine & garlic, topped with mozzarella & served with fresh pita ... OR try one of many others on our appetizer menu! Offer excludes holidays and weekends. Come check it out!
Our new sister restaurant Boat House Grille Essex is officially online! We invite you to check it out and enter your name in a raffle to win a $100 restaurant gift certificate! Please > "like" the new Boat House Grille Essex Facebook page here and then > fill out your entry form here on the news page of the new website boathousegrilleessex.com.
Drawing will be held when Boat House Grille Essex hits 1000 likes on Facebook! Please pass the word and invite your friends to like the page & enter the raffle too!