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Robbi's Reef

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775 US 41 By-Pass S, Venice, FL 34285
+1 941-485-9196
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 272
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    Very good
  • 40
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  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Our new go to in Venice

Food was awesome! Fish tacos are to die for. Wife cleaned her entire plate of Blacked Mahi Caesar Salad, which was loaded with fish rather than croutons. Big plus!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Food was awesome! Fish tacos are to die for. Wife cleaned her entire plate of Blacked Mahi Caesar Salad, which was loaded with fish rather than croutons. Big plus!

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Enjoyed the fish tacos and the beverages for a business lunch. Service was excellent and the salad with grilled fish were excellent as well. Loved the decor! Too bad the air conditioning was sparse as it was extremely humid in the restaurant to the point where the server looked dripping hot. Would go back, maybe during a cool spell.

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This a place that could easily be missed as its in a strip mall on SR 41. The food and the service were good. The menu could be a bit larger but over all we had a pleasant experience. This was our first time visiting and we would not hesitate to stop again

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Haven't had the opportunity to go to Robbi's for awhile so was looking forward to an old favorite. Hopefully Robbi is proud and happy that the new owners not only have maintained the original comfortable atmosphere, but also the friendly welcoming and service that makes you feel like you are dining in someone's home, including the owners coming over to... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Five stars seems generous for this hole in the wall restaurant that could easily be missed. But if the foods what you base the review on it deserves them all. Friendly service and quality munches make it well worth visiting. Having discovered their Fish Tacos and Fish & Chips I have to be honest and say its difficult to find... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Recently,my wife and I went here to try it.We read it was a great place,but ignore the parking lot,etc.The reviewers weren't kidding.The parking lot is forgettable,the restaurant interior is small,but the food is great!Service was prompt and friendly.My wife ordered fried shrimp and I had the fish and shrimp combo grilled.The portions were large and our meals were excellent.Try the... More 

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hampstead maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We love seafood and normally do not order food that we cook at home just as well or better. However, we ordered the Fish tacos and Beef tacos, along with the blackened snapper and were quite happy. Even our somewhat discerning niece was quite pleased with the calamari and the fish and chips. All in all, quite good food and... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Tried this place three years ago that a permanent resident highly recommended. Was a little skeptical due to the exterior appearance of this strip mall on the 41 bypass. But after trying the fish tacos, Robbi's Reef Is one of the first places on the list when returning to town! Have never had a bad experience.

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Riverview, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We were house hunting in the area and stopped in for lunch. Great food and service, my wife had the fish tacos and loved it. I had the Buccaneer Steak and Cheese sandwich, very tasty. Excellent meal at a good price.

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We went for my husband's birthday. It was his choice and the first time we visited. He had Bayou Willie's Pasta and I had the fish and chips. His still talking about that pasta dish. It was a huge bowl, and lots of good shrimp and sausage. The crab meat was small pieces, and kind of got lost. The fish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 775 US 41 By-Pass S, Venice, FL 34285
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-9196

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?