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The Grand Marlin of Pensacola Beach, Pensacola, FL
The Grand Marlin of Pensacola Beach, Pensacola, FL
The Grand Marlin of Pensacola Beach, Pensacola, FL
The Grand Marlin of Pensacola Beach, Pensacola, FL
The Grand Marlin of Pensacola Beach, Pensacola, FL

The Grand Marlin of Pensacola Beach

4.8
4.8
6570 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
The Grand Marlin Restaurant features a main dining area with a shucked to order oyster bar, exterior North Drop Bar overlooking the beautiful Santa Rosa Sound, and private meeting rooms. This Pensacola Beach restaurant, with an air of island casualness, serves the highest-quality cuisine, including the freshest local seafood featured on menus designed and printed daily to take advantage of the local bounty. The atmosphere creates a fusion of the Caribbean and the Pensacola Bay Area. Executive Chef Gregg McCarthy has a passion for great-tasting food and particularly loves working his culinary magic with fresh Gulf Coast seafood. Boaters and beach-goers feel comfortable in shorts and flip-flops at the oyster bar, in the dining room and at the North Drop Bar. The Grand Marlin has a space and atmosphere for all occasions and is looking forward to creating an authentic experience between time and tide.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 117 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Steak, American
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm Sun 9:00 am–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (850) 677-9153
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Resort Casual
  • Executive chef
    Gregg McCarthy
  • Private party facilities
    The Grand Marlin offers private dining for parties of 20 to 300. Our Grand Banquet Room seats 100 for completely private dining. For smaller parties our semi-private Santa Rosa Room seats 40 to 55 while our Club Room seats 20-35.
  • Private party contact
    Natalie Liongson: (850) 677-9238
  • Neighborhood
    Pensacola
  • Cross street
    After Toll Booth 1st Left
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Entertainment
    The North Drop Bar features live music Thursday - Sunday and high-definition televisions for viewing favorite sports and events. It is the perfect venue for enjoying a full or more casual meal while enjoying some of the Gulf Coast"s best entertainment.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 6,570 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Northwest Florida

    Best Food

  • Northwest Florida

    Best Value

  • Northwest Florida

    Great for brunch

  • Northwest Florida

    Good for groups

  • Northwest Florida

    Hot spot

  • Northwest Florida

    Great for scenic views

  • Northwest Florida

    Seafood

  • Northwest Florida

    Most Booked

  • Pensacola

    Best Overall

  • Pensacola

    Best Food

  • Pensacola

    Best Service

  • Pensacola

    Best Ambiance

  • Pensacola

    Best Value

  • Pensacola

    Good for business meals

  • Pensacola

    Good for groups

  • Pensacola

    Healthy

  • Pensacola

    Neighborhood gem

  • Pensacola

    Great for fine wines

  • Pensacola

    Romantic

  • Pensacola

    Good for special occasions

  • Pensacola

    Lively

  • Pensacola

    Most Booked

6,570 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    St. Louis

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined today

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful seafood, great wine list, delicious desserts! Jennifer was a fabulous waitress!

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  2. MattP

    Memphis/West TN

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our waitress, Amber, was amazing. We were celebrating two birthdays and she went above and beyond to make it a special night! The grouper was incredible!

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  3. mimib

    New Orleans

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely to sit on the patio! Service was wonderful and food good. Didn't feel rushed and enjoyed a special occasion!

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  4. geraldh

    Los Angeles

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    as. advertised. solid all around experience. nice variety on menu, baked oysters not Nawlands but very tasty. sordfish and bronzed mahi special were excellent. best option on beach

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was amazing. Great service. A little noisy on the deck but the view was amazing. Can't say enough. From the chicken tortilla soup straight through the desert was superb.

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  6. JamesC

    Tallahassee

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always good experience! Good food good service! Great atmosphere!

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  7. AshleyH

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food and experience were excellent! We went for brunch for my sister's birthday and were seated immediately. Our server was fast and friendly, and she made great recommendations. Just say YES to the Blue Angel chips.

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  8. Ginger

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server was fantastic! Food was delicious. Loved everything about it!

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  9. BuddyG

    Tallahassee

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Scotty was the best server we have ever had there. The seating by the bar is loud, but tolerable, the seating on the deck is nice but the weather plays a big part of that. The indoor seating on the soundside is the best for a more serene dining experience.

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  10. MG1288

    Tallahassee

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food, service and ambience were fantastic. The Grand Marlin is our favorite restaurant!

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FAQs

The Grand Marlin of Pensacola Beach is rated 4.8 stars by 6570 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 117 times today
Google Map for The Grand Marlin of Pensacola Beach

400 Pensacola Beach Blvd., Pensacola, FL 32561

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    After Toll Booth 1st Left
  • Neighborhood
    Pensacola
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm Sun 9:00 am–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Steak, American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Resort Casual
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Gregg McCarthy
  • Entertainment
    The North Drop Bar features live music Thursday - Sunday and high-definition televisions for viewing favorite sports and events. It is the perfect venue for enjoying a full or more casual meal while enjoying some of the Gulf Coast"s best entertainment.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (850) 677-9153
  • Private party facilities
    The Grand Marlin offers private dining for parties of 20 to 300. Our Grand Banquet Room seats 100 for completely private dining. For smaller parties our semi-private Santa Rosa Room seats 40 to 55 while our Club Room seats 20-35.
  • Private party contact
    Natalie Liongson: (850) 677-9238
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