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(361) 749-4653

delivers CHEF-DRIVEN CUISINE in a
relaxing BEACHSIDE ATMOSPHERE
with the BEST VIEWS of the Gulf of Texas!

Menu

APPETIZERS

CHESAPEAKE-STYLE CRAB CAKES

  • Two large golden brown crab cakes on a bed of mixed greens, with our spicy remoulade

  • $15

BACON CRAB BEIGNETS

  • Golden spheres of crab, bacon and cream cheese, served with spicy remoulade

  • $14

FRIED GREEN TOMATO NAPOLEON

  • Corn-meal crusted green tomatoes, stacked with tarragon crab salad

  • $13

PALMILLA NACHOS

  • Our house-made tortilla chips with queso, scallions, bacon, and tomatoes
    Add BBQ Chicken $4, Carnitas $4, Seafood $7, Guacamole $3, Sour Cream $2

  • $8

RASPBERRY CHIPOTLE BRIE EN CROUTE

  • Sweet and smoky raspberry jam tops creamy Brie, nestled inside flaky buttery puff pastry

  • $12

SCALLOPS AND BACON LEEK GRENOBLOISE

  • Seared sea scallops (3) served on a bed of braised leeks and bacon with a lemon beurre blanc

  • $16

AHI POKE TOSTADAS

  • Crispy wonton tostadas topped with fresh ahi poke, avocado aioli, sesame seeds and cilantro

  • $14

LOBSTER TOSTADAS

  • Lobster piled high on crispy wontons with sweet spicy slaw, avocado slices and mango salsa

  • $18

MICHELADA SHRIMP COCKTAIL

  • Six jumbo tail-on Gulf shrimp, dusted with chili lime seasoning perched on a goblet of our signature Michelada

  • $15

SOUPS & SALADS

  • Dressings: Caesar, Bleu Cheese, Ranch, Jalapeno Ranch, Tamarind Mango Vinaigrette, Cheeseburger, Coriander Lime, Lemon Poppyseed Vinaigrette

SOUP OF THE DAY

  • Cup
  • Bowl
  • $4
  • $7

HOUSE SALAD

  • Mixed greens and romaine, pecans, cranberries, tomatoes and dressing of choice

  • $8

CAESAR SALAD

  • Romaine, traditional House Caesar dressing, Parmesan and croutons

  • $8

COASTAL COBB

  • Lump crab, mixed greens, cranberries, pecans, smoked bacon, scallions and hard-boiled egg. Dressing of choice

  • $12

ISLAND AHI SALAD

  • Sesame-crusted seared tuna on a bed of mixed greens, with grilled pineapple, tomato, pickled red onions, pickled daikon, and tamarind mango vinaigrette

  • $13

CHEFS CHEESEBURGER SALAD

  • Everything delicious about a juicy cheeseburger in salad form! Lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese, dill pickles, bacon and charbroiled burger with our Chef’s Cheeseburger Salad dressing

  • $13

SALAD ADD-ONS

  • Chicken $5, Shrimp (3) $8, Mahi $8, Scallops (3) $12, Tuna $8

ENTREES

Served Daily 5:00 p.m. until Close

  • All entrées are served with a choice of cup of soup or side salad.

SNAPPER & SHRIMP

  • Grilled red snapper fillet and 3 jumbo Gulf shrimp on a bed of saffron rice with sautéed vegetables and passionfruit beurre blanc

  • $24

FILET & SHRIMP

  • Our 8 oz hand-cut filet mignon served with 3 jumbo Gulf shrimp, garlic mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables
    Add Crab Crust $6, Bleu Cheese Crust $4, Horseradish Crust $4, Brandied Mushrooms $4

  • $32

SEARED SCALLOPS

  • Five large sea scallops, seared to golden brown, tossed with chorizo and hardwood smoked bacon atop your choice of pappardelle pasta or our signature lemon, spinach risotto

  • $32

CRAB-CRUSTED GROUPER

  • Our saffron rice is topped with a lump crab-crusted 6 oz grouper fillet. It is robed in a rich saffron-laced Hollandaise sauce and accompanied by sautéed seasonal vegetables

  • $28

CHICKEN MARSALA

  • Simple and elegant–chicken breasts served with an authentic Sicilian Marsala pan sauce studded with mushrooms and enriched with cream. Served over pappardelle pasta or risotto

  • $17

LOBSTER IMPERIAL

  • A 6 oz lobster tail, crowned with additional lobster meat and Mousseline sauce. Served with saffron rice, bacon leek compote and seasonal vegetables

  • $45

ASPARAGUS, MUSHROOM AND SPINACH RISOTTO

  • Carnaroli rice cooked to a creamy finish with vegetable stock, mushrooms and spinach. Adorned with steamed asparagus and completed with lemon zest and shaved parmesan

  • $18

Join Us for Chef Gail’s Friday and Saturday Dinner Specials

BURGERS

  • The Black Marlin is proud to serve 1/2 pound all-natural Cedar Canyon Prime Rib Burgers. All burgers and sandwiches are served with beer-battered fries, beer-battered onion rings, sweet potato waffle fries, or coleslaw. Substitute a side salad for $2

CLASSIC BURGER

  • Charbroiled, served with lettuce and tomato. Onions and pickles available upon request
    Add Bacon $1, Mushrooms $1, Avocado $1, Jalapenos $1, Cheese $1 (American, Cheddar, Swiss, Pepper Jack)

  • $12

PALMILLA BURGER

  • Burger topped with pepper jack cheese, bacon, and onion straws

  • $14

BBQ BACON BURGER

  • Burger topped with thick cut hardwood-smoked bacon and house made Dr Pepper and bourbon BBQ sauce

  • $14

JAMAICAN JERK TURKEY BURGER

  • Jerk-spiced with grilled pineapple, tomato, sweet red onions, lettuce and orange chipotle aioli

  • $13

SANDWICHES

GROUPER REUBEN

  • Grilled or fried grouper fillet, dressed with our own Thousand Island sauce, Swiss on grilled TX rye

  • $16

PALMILLA PO’ BOY

  • A crispy 6” bun, filled with lettuce, tomato, coleslaw, and your choice of fried shrimp, fish, crab cake or oysters, dressed with coriander lime aioli

  • $15

DRUNKEN PEPPER PIG

  • Austin Blues smoked pork smothered with our house-made Dr Pepper and bourbon BBQ sauce, onion and pickle chips

  • $13

CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP

  • Grilled chicken breast with romaine, Caesar dressing and shredded Parmesan cheese

  • $12

BANG BANG SHRIMP WRAP

  • Lightly fried shrimp, wrapped up with shredded cabbage, lettuce, pickled daikon and onions and our special Bang Bang sauce

  • $14

FRIED GREEN TOMATO BLT

  • Thick-cut hardwood smoked bacon is layered with cornmeal dusted fried green tomatoes, Havarti and romaine lettuce, dressed with coriander lime aioli

  • $12

SEAFOOD FAVORITES

BLACK MARLIN’S SIGNATURE TACOS

  • Choice of Mahi, Shrimp or Tuna, grilled, fried or blackened. Three corn tortillas with shredded cabbage and chipotle aioli with sides of mango pico de gallo, pickled red onions and apple jicama slaw.

  • $15

FISH & CHIPS

  • Three pieces of beer-battered Mahi accompanied by coleslaw, beer-battered fries

  • $15

SHRIMP & GRITS

  • Our very own award-winning version of shrimp & grits, made with cheesy, creamy stone-ground grits, creole cream sauce, smoked cheddar cheese, corn and andouille sausage

  • $17

FRIED SHRIMP

  • Six jumbo Gulf shrimp hand-breaded with our togarashi panko mix, served with coleslaw and beer-battered fries

  • $15

3-2-1 SEAFOOD SAMPLER

  • Three fried shrimp, two pieces of beer-battered Mahi, and a golden crab cake, served with coleslaw and fries

  • $22

SWEET TREATS

  • All of the desserts served at the Black Marlin Bar & Grill are crafted in house. We focus on fresh, wholesome ingredients and time-tested techniques and recipes to provide the best desserts possible.

Dessert of the Day

  • $8

SERVED 8-12 SUNDAY

SUNDAY BREAKFAST

 

 

Third Coast Shrimp & Grits

  • This is the breakfast version of the Black Marlin’s Shrimp & Grits, with 4 shrimp and 2 eggs

  • $15
Egg White Frittata

  • A baked Italian-style alternative to the American omelet. We use 3 egg whites, spinach, seasonal vegetables, cherry tomatoes, basil pesto and Parmesan cheese

  • $9

Cinnamon French Toast

  • Two slices of Texas Toast, dipped in a sweet cinnamon custard and cooked to golden brown. Served with cinnamon sugar, pecans, and whipped cream

  • $8

Stuffed French Toast

  • Two slices of Texas Toast, dipped in a sweet cinnamon custard and cooked to golden brown—stuffed with a raspberry cream cheese filling. Served with cinnamon sugar, raspberry coulis, and whipped cream

  • $11

Chicken Fried Sausage

  • Chicken Fried Sausage, with skillet bread, potato hash, sawmill gravy and 2 eggs

  • $13

Huevos Rancheros

  • Ranchero beans, salsa, smoked cheddar cheese, chorizo and fried corn tortillas, topped with 2 eggs

  • $12

Two Egg Plate

  • Two eggs, cooked to order, with potato hash, toast, and choice of bacon, sausage or ham

  • $10

House Omelet

  • Three eggs, filled with choice of bacon, sausage or ham and cheddar cheese. Served with potato hash or grits

  • $11

Texas Omelet

  • Three eggs, with chorizo, jalapeno, cheese, tomato and avocado. Served with potato hash or grits

  • $11

Breakfast Taco

  • A flour tortilla wrapped around scrambled egg, cheese , and a choice of bacon, ham, chorizo or sausage

  • $4

Scrapple & Bacon Benedict

  • Pain Perdu (French Toast) is topped with scrapple, hardwood-smoked bacon, poached eggs and a bacon Hollandaise

  • $14

Crab Eggs Benedict

  • Texas Toast is loaded with lump crab, poached eggs and Hollandaise

  • $15

Additional Items

  • Egg

  • Side Bacon or Sausage Patties

  • Toast

  • Potato Hash or Grits

  • Side of Gravy

  • $3
  • $4
  • $1
  • $3
  • $3

ASK YOUR SERVER ABOUT OUR CRAFT BEERS ON TAP

SIGNATURE COCKTAILS

THE CLUB…$9

  • Hendricks Gin, fresh lime juice and club soda

THE ARNIE…$8

  • A perfect combination of Deep Eddy Lemon Vodka and Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka

TEXAS MULE…$9

  • Dripping Springs Vodka, Q Ginger Beer, muddled jalapeno’s & lime with fresh lime juice

MOJITO…$8

  • Flor De Cana 4 year white rum, Triple Sec, simple syrup, muddled mint and fresh lime with a splash of club soda

MERMAID WATER…$8

  • Malibu coconut rum, Don Q oak barrel spiced rum, Blue Curacao with fresh lime and pineapple juice

PALMILLA BEACH MARGARITA…$10

  • Herradura Silver Tequila, Cointreau Liqueur, muddled blackberries and fresh lime with sweet and sour

CUCUMBER JALAPENO MARGARITA…$10

  • Muddled cucumber and fresh jalapeno, El Jimador Tequila, Agave Nectar, fresh lime juice and a splash of orange juice

BLACK CHERRY OLD FASHIONED…$10

  • Jack Daniels Tennessee Rye Whiskey, muddled black cherries, Angostura bitters and simple syrup

DOMESTIC BEERS

  • Miller lite
  • Bud Light
  • Budweiser
  • Coors Light
  • Coors original
  • Michelob Ultra

MARTINI’S

BLACKBERRY GIN…$10

  • The Botanist Gin, Dry Vermouth, muddled blackberries and mint sprig

BLACK AND BLEU MARTINI…$10

  • Absolute Vodka, Dry Vermouth, green olive juice, garnished with black and green bleu cheese stuffed olives

CUCUMBER MARTINI…10

  • Absolute Lime Vodka, simple syrup, fresh lime juice, muddled cucumber slices and mint leaves

KEY LIME MARTINI…$10

  • Absolute Citron Vodka, Blue Chair Bay Key Lime cream liqueur with a splash of pineapple juice

WOODFORD MANHATTAN…$10

  • Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Sweet Vermouth and Angostura bitters

COCO TINI…$10

  • Absolute Peppar Vodka, Absolute Vanilla Vodka and Godiva Chocolate liqueur

IMPORT CRAFT BEERS

  • Austin East Original Cider
  • Austin East Honey Cider
  • Blue Moon
  • Corona Extra
  • Dos XX
  • Estrella
  • Guinness
  • Heineken
  • Landshark
  • Shiner Bock

Consuming raw or undercooked meats. Poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.
An automatic gratuity of 20% will be added on to all parties of ten and up.

If you’re looking for an upscale, yet casual, coastal venue for your next event, let our events team help you create an experience that exceeds your expectations. Whether it is for charity fundraising, corporate events, customer appreciation, networking, or a personal celebration, the Black Marlin Bar & Grill is the perfect venue to treat your guests to on the Texas Coast.

LOCATION

258 Snapdragon
Port Aransas, TX 78373
Phone: 361-749-4653

HOURS

Monday 11:00-8:00
Tuesday 11:00-8:00
Wednesday 11:00-8:00
Thursday 11:00-10:00
Friday 11:00-10:00
Saturday 11:00-10:00
Sunday 8:00-8:00

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