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JC's Riptides

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2576 S. Ridgewood Ave. (US-1), Edgewater, FL 32141
386-423-1171
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: We are a family stye restaurant, owner owned and operated, that serves the...
We are a family stye restaurant, owner owned and operated, that serves the freshest seafood available and our choice steaks and prime-rib are hand cut. We strive to offer quality with value.
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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pleasant surprise

what a surprise, when we tried Riptides for the first time. They had rock shrimp and they were just right in sie and taste and prepared just the way they should be. My wife had the sea scallops and they were large sweet and just the right amount of breading.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
benntbear123
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Mineral, Virginia
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Mineral, Virginia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

what a surprise, when we tried Riptides for the first time. They had rock shrimp and they were just right in sie and taste and prepared just the way they should be. My wife had the sea scallops and they were large sweet and just the right amount of breading.

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Edgewater, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Thier fried seafood platter is mostly pre frozen foods not local seafood as they claimed it is. It was awful. Its like being in a cave inside this place. I would never go back if the food was free

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Riptides has always been one of my favorite Seafood restaurants in town, but its not in the heart of the restaurant area so I think travelers tend to over look it. I am a seafood lover, and my boyfriend isn't, and he loved the shrimp he got. As far as I'm concerned they have HANDS DOWN, the best scallops in... More 

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Edgewater, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

JC's Riptides is a solid restaurant where you can be sure to get a great meal at a fair price. I think the prime rib is awesome (although it is primarily a seafood restaurant). The atmosphere isn't anything to write home about, but it is always clean, the staff friendly and courteous, and the food never disappoints. The best option... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

This place is great! Food & service was wonderful. Can't stop talking about it after our 1st visit, so going back & taking the rest of the Family

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Edgewater, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

JC's is one of the best-kept secrets in Southeast Volusia. This restaurant features seafood and prime-rib dinners, usually at about $5 less than all the other restaurants in the area. It also is the only one I know of that sells broiled split rock shrimp, a delicacy that taste likes langostino! Their rock shrimps are big, too! You can get... More 

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Edgewater, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Took my wife & another couple to dinner on Saturday evening & enjoyed some if the most delicious Seafood we've had in ages!!! The service was very attentive and knowledgeable. The quality & taste of our food was perfect. All 4 of us had this fantastic dinner for a total of $65 including taxes. We would highly recommend this Restaurant.... More 

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Port Wentworth
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I had the prime rib cooked to perfection and my guy had the seafood platter. The food was GREAT! This family owned and run place is worth the trip south of Daytona. The senior special runs 4-6pm. Those prices can't be beat. We had a Groupon for $25 and had a hard time spending it 😊

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Palm Coast, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Riptides is located on US 1 a few miles south of New Smyrna Beach in the city of Edgewater. The unassuming building houses a large dining room and bar area. Parking is plentiful. Booths and tables are available and are spaced comfortably apart. The party of four were greeted by a pleasant server and drinks of ice tea (swee-t) and... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Looking in from the outside, it brings you back to old time Florida restaurants. Nothing fancy, but the food is consistently good. We started out our latest meal with the house chowder which was good, lots of clams and gator tail without too many potatoes. The house salad is good - fresh and dressed with home made salad dressings. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2576 S. Ridgewood Ave. (US-1), Edgewater, FL 32141
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Edgewater
  • Phone Number: 386-423-1171

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

We are a family stye restaurant, owner owned and operated, that serves the freshest seafood available and our choice steaks and prime-rib are hand cut. We strive to offer quality with value.
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?