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Reef

4100 Coastal Hwy, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-1419
904-824-8008
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Ranked #115 of 484 Restaurants in Saint Augustine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $15 - $29
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Cuisines: American, Seafood, Eclectic, Bar
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Visited this place following a walk along the beach. Were only going to have a drink but ended up having lunch. Food was nice and fresh. Fair prices. Lovely just sitting there watching the ocean

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in by direction of locals. We were very surprised to find some of the freshest seafood. Great portions. Spectacular view of ocean. If you find yourself in the northern part of St Augustine make sure you visit The Reef and taste the culinary delights that their chefs will create. 10+++ star. Mark & Shelly Gutowski

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Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Food was okay, but pricey. Drink menu a bit limited, not what you'd want from a beach side place. Good view of the beach though, and staff is friendly.

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Longview, WA
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had a wonderful brunch with a great selection. Plenty of seafood, prime rib, pork loin, sausage links ( just a bit of a "bite"), bacon, ham, fresh fruits, omelet station, cheeses and biscuits that are huge. Also yummmmmy blintz'. The guy who was our server was great the woman a little ditzy. My son enjoyed the crab legs.oddly enough... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The seafood chowder was awesome. The flavor was enjoyable. My husband had the blackened swordfish. It was really good. The waiter was very knowledgable and helpful with choices.

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Rockville, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I ate dinner here. First time visit. Excellent service. A nice variety of seafood and meat with a few pasta dishes. Both items I had were from the daily special menu. Fish of the day was Chopia which is a white fish grilled. Excellent. I started with a chicken liver pate which was flavored with herbs and served with warm... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A bit on the expensive side for the portions served. Maybe the American expectations, but I am sure my husband and friend would have left hungry had we not ordered appetizers. Wonderful flavor to all the dishes. Stuffed mushrooms were wonderful. Fried green tomatoes a bit greasy. Seafood chowder was spicy with lots of seafood. Lobster and shrimp risotto, fantastic!... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have eaten lunch and dinner here a few times over the years, but when we tried the Sunday Brunch, we were HOOKED!! We go to the Reef at least twice a year for special occasions. This year we are looking forward to spending our anniversary of 40 years on September 21st enjoying it again! The food is always fresh... More

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st augustine, fl
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Good food, great atmosphere... But for the price, a brunch buffet better have sparkling clean dishes... Instead this place have dirt on every other plate. This place is expensive, and for that cost, I do not want to even know the servers are there. Pick up the dirty plate, but don't interrupts family discussion, it's just plain rude.

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Vermette
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

If you live on the Prairies, this is the place to experience if you want a view of the Atlantic Ocean! The service and food was excellent. Fresh seafood along with a view of the Ocean from the inside was great. Threats of a rain storm made sitting outside not possible. Yes , I would recommend this restaurant to others.... More

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