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

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  • 269
    Excellent
  • 134
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 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
Great food

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
hillsgrr
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Riverview, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Riverview, Florida
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

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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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

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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Punta Gorda, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This tiny seafood restaurant has everything. Small town, local flavor with fresh, hot delicious seafood. Have been there twice in less than a month. Ordered the Delta catfish and had a flavor moment. Huge portion, fresh, piping hot and delicious. Went back the second time to see if they could duplicate my initial experience. It was even better. No disappointments... More 

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Calumet City, Illinois
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Second time here and will keep going back. Love the food, bar, decor, and service. July 28th I was here with a group of friends for Robbi's Anniversary party. Had to wait about 45mins. for a table but was worth it. Had a fun time, won some prizes! Wish the place was a little bigger. Also it's easy to miss... More 

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Venice, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went to dinner with my wife and two friends, not knowing what to really expect. All four of us had a great time. Service was very friendly and genuine. The atmosphere cozy and comfortable. The food was fantastic. I had fish and chips (which I have often when out) Robbies reef used Haddock and served a very generous portion, it... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The only reason I didn't give it 5 marks is the complete lack of ambiance. It is in a little strip mall that's east to miss if you're driving the speed limit. Now that the bad part is over. The service is excellent and everyone there is very friendly. It feels like you're being served by a family that loves... More 

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Nokomis, Florida
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Robbi's Reef once was one our best local seafood restaurants. Robbi & Marco built this business from the ground up. I was very disappointed after having lunch there the other day. What use to be the best Gumbo, is now a watered down soup. I had plan on moving onto more to eat, but this just put and end to... More 

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Grain Valley, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Everything from our appetizers to entrées was so fresh and so GOOD! The atmosphere was great, love the pictures and decor. Check out the Captains specials...... I have had swordfish, scallops, and calamari at other places, but Robbi's nailed it! Well done, this joint is the "Reel Deal"!!!

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I agree with some of the other reviews. Not pretty on the outside but great experience on the inside. Great service. Food is fresh. Fish tacos were awesome and a large portion.

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Gainesville, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The food was good and reasonably priced and the service was very friendly. I definitely recommend it and will go back when in Venice again. Loved the cilantro potato salad!

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Additional Information about Robbi's Reef

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

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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: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?