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22 Fisherman's Wharf, Seaway Drive and Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
(772) 672-4524
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 248
    Excellent
  • 123
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food, but some cautions....

The quality/taste of the food is great, the prices are reasonable, and the offerings are fairly unique but very limited--except appetizers. There are three times more appetizers than entrees. The place has no signage and is difficult to find with limited parking. We went on a rainy day at 12:45... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Riverpup
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Orlando, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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423 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The quality/taste of the food is great, the prices are reasonable, and the offerings are fairly unique but very limited--except appetizers. There are three times more appetizers than entrees. The place has no signage and is difficult to find with limited parking. We went on a rainy day at 12:45 p.m. The major downside was: chaos at the front desk--no... More 

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

The wait was longer than stated but worth it. We sat at the bar while waiting and it took a while to get waited on. When the bar tender came to our table to get the check he did not give us our change. 😕 Our dinners were excellent! 😉🌴

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We pulled into Ft Pierce on our way down to Boynton Beach to visit friends and looked for a place to have dinner. 12a buoy was highly rated so we stopped by. The wait for a table was 45 minutes, so we sat at the bar for a drink and stayed there for the most delicious dinner!! The service was... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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69 reviews 69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our party of four ate lunch here at an outside table on a beautiful sunny afternoon. We were pleased with our food. My mahi fingers were fresh and served steaming hot with a side of refreshing coleslaw. My husband enjoyed his raw oysters and conch burger. His French fried were outstanding though the portion was a bit skimpy. My FIL... More 

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vermilion, ohio
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73 reviews 73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This is a great local seafood establishment. Tremendous clam chowder. Prices are right. Downside is that there is ALWAYS a wait to get in! Also no liquor, only beer and wine!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Little hard to find! Well worth the search! Great seafood at great prices. Must try if in area. We had shrimp and conch sandwich. They were very good!

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

On a mission to our regular Saturday morning Farmer's Market in Ft. Pierce we made the decision to dine locally for lunch. We made a brilliant stop at 12A Buoy after not only visiting the Farmer's Market but also watching the Cracker Trail 28th Annual Cross State Ride Horse Parade. This restaurant is popular and quite busy. We were fortunate... More 

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit ever to Ft Pierce FL we met friends half way from Del Ray this was a great relaxed place to meetup. The clam chowder was really good served in coffee mugs. My Mahi was grilled and "ok" it was kind of dry but the beans and rice side dish was very good.

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Fort Pierce
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Only problem at this restaurant is the fact it is so small, and there is a long wait during High Season....if outside dining is an option (weather permitting) it is the better choice, as the noise in the restaurant is overwhelming....but great food!!

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eleuthera
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

i didn't like it each time...maybe I will give it a third try and order something different but I can say, if you know anything about the Bahamas..DO NOT get the conch chowder...It has been a few years just because I didn't like before..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Fisherman's Wharf, Seaway Drive and Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Pierce
  • Phone Number: (772) 672-4524

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?