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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
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 NEW

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 NEW

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
4 restaurant reviews
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 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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Salem, NH
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Found this place as a result of reviews here, and happy we went. Sat outside, service a little slow to start, but great meals. House Cabernet was very good. My wife had the rib eye and I had a cajun seafood (grouper and shrimp) pasta dish. We arrived early (5:00 pm) on a Saturday evening, plenty of empty tables, but... More

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