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12A Buoy

22 Fisherman's Wharf, Seaway Drive and Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
(772) 672-4524
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Ranked #2 of 162 Restaurants in Fort Pierce
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Davenport, Florida
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We were one of the first groups to arrive for lunch. We were seated immediately and had good service. They had a nice outdoor seating area, but it was too hot to eat outside. All of us had grouper which was very good. We also had a key lime pie for dessert. They have a frozen version of the pie,... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

It's a little place with great food. So far, on our three visits, we've only gotten to the appetizers and soup...the appetizers are plentiful, especially the oysters, and Miami vice soup/chowder is excellent! One of our favorite places to stop when we're on the road to south Florida...great food...great value....

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I have only been during the lunch hours but the prices are great! The food is delicious and flavorful! Shrimp and grits, lobster Mac and cheese, boiled shrimp, and Macy's fish dip are incredible to name a few! As often as we can, we visit this great little place! My girls and I love dine here!

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Marathon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We started off having the fish dip which was served with chopped onions, tomatoes and jalapeño's which was a great touch to so great fish dip. We also had the Miami Vice chowder, which is a mix of white and red chowder and boy was it good. My salad was very fresh and chocked full of veggies. I had the... More

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ottawa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I travel to the Fort Pierce FL area a couple/few times a year and this is one of our favorite places to dine. The food is always so very good, perfectly cooked, and the staff are very friendly. On our most recent visit for lunch, we shared Miami Vice soup (mix of clam chowder and conch) and... More

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Amelia Island, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Upon arriving at 12A Buoy my party of 4 placed our names on a wait list and told it would be a 35 minute wait. We were glad we waited. (Turned out to be a 20 minute wait.) We ordered the Wahoo Special, the Yellowtail Snapper, the Offshore Pasta and the Seafood Alfredo. All 4 meals arrived hot, fresh, and... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Fish dip is the best I have had, oysters are fresh as can be, service divine, and music gives that island vibe.

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Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Local place near but not on the water. The vibe is local, beach bar. Our service was excellent and the food was fresh with great fish and excellent clam chowder. It is very hard to find, even with GPS. We even had friends come out to find us but still had trouble. It is worth looking hard for it.

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Pensacola, Florida
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I would have rated a 5 as the service was good, food was excellent, but quite a long wait and the facility is a bit on the dumpy side. However, it's mostly about the food and the bacon wrapped shrimp on fried grits was superb and the special of the blackened redfish on Andouille risotto and crawfish etouffee was incredible.... More

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Ft pierce
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Best clam chowder we have tasted in many years! Friendly atmosphere. All of our food was delicious and had a nice presentation. We will be back!

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