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Reef

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American, Bar, Seafood, International, Pub
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4100 Coastal Hwy, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-1419
904-824-8008
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Delivery, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 69
    Average
  • 52
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  • 37
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely Birthday Lunch

Birthday celebration lunch was a winner. Rainy day so it wasn't crowded but the service was attentive and the food was very good. Seated at a table looking out on a few beach goers was a pleasant way to dine. The lobster roll was the first I had ever had and it was packed with lobster and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Jodi H
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Orange Park, Florida, United States
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  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Orange Park, Florida, United States
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Birthday celebration lunch was a winner. Rainy day so it wasn't crowded but the service was attentive and the food was very good. Seated at a table looking out on a few beach goers was a pleasant way to dine. The lobster roll was the first I had ever had and it was packed with lobster and flavor. My husband... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

As a local here in St. Augustine, I admit that I'm a bit spoiled. I also must add that I've only been to The Reef once. None-the-less, I went there last fall with friends & we all had the same impressions. The location & view are really special, the food was quite good ... the portions were surprisingly small across... More 

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was our favorite restaurant during our eight day vacation in St. Augustine. I recommend reservations as this restaurant gets very crowded. I enjoyed the Grouper Oscar the first time. It was so good we went back on our last night and I ate the seafood trio with lobster tail, scallops, and shrimp. All very yummy. For dessert my husband... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is perched above the dune palmettos overlooking the beach. Why so many people opted for the cool, tasteful inside when the shady deck let us watch the waves, we couldn't understand. The food was excellent, nouvelle cuisine style but filling. Service was friendly and efficient. Don't miss it,

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Casual, Ample Parking,Good Food, Fair Prices, Great Service . . . Caution . . . there are too many A1A's along the beach from St. Augustine, to St Augistine Beach, Etc. Be clear on where your're going and how to get there . . .save yourself agony.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

5 of us went there for dinner. They sat us at a very nice window table with a gorgeous view. We all thouroughly enjoyed our dinner and had a great time. I had picked it arbitrarily off the tourist map of St Augustine and did not have high hopes for it because of that. The Reef did not dissapoint. Pleasantly... More 

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Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

THIS IS A REVIEW OF THE SUNDAY BRUNCH ONLY!!! Reef is a cool place, it's a weathered wood building sitting a top a sand dune, has a great view and a fairly intimate atmosphere. We've driven by many times, and decided to join them for Sunday Brunch. The free flowing champagne Brunch is $35 per adult. I've been to many... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We went to the Reef expecting a nice restaurant. It is indeed. Not black tie or anything, but Sunday clothes would fit the atmosphere. Our waiter was very nice and attentive. My grandmother and I both ordered the same thing, the seafood trio. It had shrimp, scallops, and a lobster tail. The scallops were tender and juicy, and the shrimp... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Excellent food excellent service and a view to dine by.. fantastic place was so glad we chose this place to stop and eat..

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Some people love it-- I don't. The food is just OK, and the service is off and on. The view is fantastic, but the atmosphere of the restaurant could be a lot better-- and their broken down sign should be fixed or torn down.

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Additional Information about Reef

Address: 4100 Coastal Hwy, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-1419
Phone Number: 904-824-8008
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 29
Cuisine: American, Bar, Seafood, International, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4100 Coastal Hwy, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-1419
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 904-824-8008

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 29
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Seafood, International, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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