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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 157 restaurants in Fort Pierce
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Annapolis, Maryland
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Start with the good stuff: lobster mac and cheese, stone crab claws, crab jalapeno poppers and mahi sandwiches But the rest left us thinking we probably won't be back: *for starters the plastic chairs on the deck felt like they were going to break at any moment *table of six men smoking cigars and blowing smoke on everyone made for... More

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Fort Pierce, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This restaurant is small but does have outdoor sitting it is not fancy but the food is great. Their Shrimp scampi is the best. Also hamburgers are great also. They serve fresh fish that they get from the local fisherman. It is laid back so you don't have to be dress up to the nines it is casual dining. Don't... More

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Everything we've tried in there has been good, been several times and it's always busy but worth the wait.

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Vero Beach, FL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It's very noisy. We won't take another couple because you can't carry on a conversation. Food and presentation are good.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a must stop if you are in Fort Pierce. The menu is unique - great seafood options and always fresh. You will be very happy with this restaurant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Tried 12A Buoy due to reviews and we were not disappointed. We ate mid afternoon so no wait or rush. Food was great, staff efficient and friendly. Definitely will return.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

You'd never choose this place by looking at the outside. But the lines of people waiting for tables should tell you something. Very small - but with lots of outdoor space. The food is outstanding, service always fast and friendly and the presentation will blow you away. We go quite often and have never been disappointed! I wish they would... More

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saginaw
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

While in the area of Ft. Pierce last month, we visited this restaurant because of recommendations by others. We were not disappointed. They do not take reservations for parties less than 8, so we had a 30 min. wait on a Friday night, but we were glad we stayed. We sat inside, and the food was good. I ordered the... More

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South Burlington, Vermont
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We loved the down-home atmosphere. The menu was tantalizing; it was hard to choose among the seafood offerings. Everything we ordered was delicious. We were very satisfied, and tried to go back, but there was a long wait.

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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Out of the way spot. Usually crowded,but worth the wait. Food is delicious and varied menu. The dishes were plated like a 5 star restaurant, but the bill was very reasonable.

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