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ROAD TRIP: Marlin Monroe’s, Tybee Island GA

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Tybee Island is one of our favorite places on the planet! It’s casual, laid back atmosphere is in direct contrast with our normal hectic Atlanta lives and we find this a place that we can just come and relax. Marlin Monroe’s exemplifies the best of Tybee Island’s characteristics and we found it to be a super place just to relax with a fantastic oceanfront view.

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We love coming to Tybee Island in the off-season although it was particularly warm, in the 70s, on this weekend. It hadn’t been too long since we’d eaten at The Pirate’s House but after walking along the beach I was not only thirsty but a little hungry as well. Wanting to continue my tradition of enjoying the local seafood, I ordered the Steamed Shrimp Platter which comes with corn-on-the-cob  and cole slaw.

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The shrimp were large and still hot from cooking when they arrived at our table. I LOVE, LOVE , LOVE peel and eat shrimp and these were dynamite. I might also add that at $15 they were priced right and you received a decent portion size for your money. The corn-on-the-cob was very good and not over-cooked (which is often the case when served like this). The cole slaw though was disappointing and not worth the trouble.

I wish we had more time to relax on the deck at Marlin Monroe’s as we found it be to a great place to sit and enjoy the afternoon. When you are on Tybee Island, come hang out at Marlin Monroe’s and you won’t leave hungry! Guten appetit!

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