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Grand Marlin nabs Golden Spoon Award


Pensacola Beach restaurant The Grand Marlin is the winner of a 2016 Golden Spoon Award from Florida Trend magazine, the restaurant announced Tuesday.

Given annually to only the top restaurants in Florida, the award recognizes culinary excellence in restaurants with outstanding cuisine, service and décor. Since its inception in 1977, the Golden Spoon award remains a highly coveted culinary award.


For 2016, Florida Trend has bestowed the award to 97 restaurants in Florida. The Grand Marlin is the only restaurant on Pensacola Beach to receive the award this year.

“Receiving the Golden Spoon award is an honor,” said executive chef and partner Gregg McCarthy. “We strive daily to create a truly unique dining experience, focusing on fresh local ingredients for our customers. It’s humbling to be recognized by Florida Trend and be among the restaurants included.”

With views of Santa Rosa Sound and sunsets over Pensacola Bay, The Grand Marlin on Pensacola Beach offers a tranquil, relaxed atmosphere, paired with the area’s best selection of fresh seafood and highlighted by daily specials from Chef McCarthy’s kitchen. The restaurant has received a number of awards and honors in the past, including a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence every year since its inception in 2010.

To make a reservation at The Grand Marlin and Oyster Bar on Pensacola Beach and to see the complete menus, call 850-677-9153 or visit www.thegrandmarlin.com/pensacola or find us on Facebook.