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Reef

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American, Bar, Seafood, Eclectic
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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Entertaining clients

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  • 262
    Excellent
  • 138
    Very good
  • 65
    Average
  • 50
    Poor
  • 32
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dinner during golf outing

During a recent golf trip to St Augustine, myself and 3 golf buddies had dinner at The Reef on A1A To some it up, very nice place. The seafood gumbo was great. I had the crab cakes and cheese grits with were very good. The others had various seafood items on the menu all to our liking. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
FlexMartian
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Nashville, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Entertaining clients
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Phoenix, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We stopped here and had three different apps. The conch fritters and dital pepper shrimp were excellent.. The house zynfandel was also great.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

During a recent golf trip to St Augustine, myself and 3 golf buddies had dinner at The Reef on A1A To some it up, very nice place. The seafood gumbo was great. I had the crab cakes and cheese grits with were very good. The others had various seafood items on the menu all to our liking. The atmosphere is... More 

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Pennsylvania
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107 reviews 107 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My husband and I stopped here, not knowing anything about the restaurant. We were pleasantly surprised. We were offered a table on the deck overlooking the ocean. The service was top notch, as well as the food. I had the tenderloin, and it was done perfeclly. My husband had a pasta dish that he also raved about. Definitely get the... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Seated at 6:30, but still waiting for our meals at 8:30. Our waiter avoided us, although we were very nice to him and very patient for the first hour! He seemed embarrassed. Granted,it was a busy Saturday night, but the waiter should have tried to do something for us ~ or AT LEAST have informed us about the back up... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went with a friend who was performing there with his band "the Rotagizers " great music folk, rock , oldies. country a great mix. We sat at the bar and had some appetizers-- the coconut shrimp and the conch fritters. both were great. good cold draft beer. and an ocean view what more could you want.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Excellent experience from the delicious meal to our great waiter Mike. The ocean view, tablecloth, and candlelight added ambiance.

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Wilmington, Delaware
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of my recent visit to St Augustine. We had passed the restaurant and liked the way it looked so we decided to go back for dinner. We were seated promptly and the waitress was very attentive. The food from the cheese appetizer to the salted caramel cheesecake dessert was great! Lobster and shrimp risotto... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We stopped here on the way down the A1A from Jacksonville. If you want to eat on the ocean, this is about as close as you can get without packing a picnic and eating on the sand. The reviews on The Reef are mixed and we realize that sometime you sacrifice either service or food quality to get the Oceanside... More 

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Alabaster, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This restaurant has wonderful view of the ocean. If your like me and like capping off your vacation drinking a bottle of wine while looking at the ocean as the day turns to night this is your place. The food was good and they have a good kids menu also. I would save room for desert also. The service was... More 

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Not what we were expecting. The food was good but the portions for what you pay were a little less then we expected. The service was very good and the location is beautiful! But the food was just not what we were expecting! We would go again in hopes that what we order will be better!

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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, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?