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Cedar Reef Fish Camp

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4167 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL
941-451-8564
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 135
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    Very good
  • 25
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  • 13
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fresh Seafood Done Right

Went with friends who live in Venice. Enjoyed this cozy but very small and busy restaurant located in a strip mall outside the downtown core. The service was good and the food fresh and well prepared. We had a platter of oysters to begin. Other dishes were: Don't Peel Shrimp, tender and cooked just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
DeeDeeTraveler
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Went with friends who live in Venice. Enjoyed this cozy but very small and busy restaurant located in a strip mall outside the downtown core. The service was good and the food fresh and well prepared. We had a platter of oysters to begin. Other dishes were: Don't Peel Shrimp, tender and cooked just right in a delicious broth, lobster... More 

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Venice, Florida
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20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

according to my boyfriend, the much anticipated seafood meal upon moving to FL was well worth it here at Cedar Reef Fish Camp in the form of Lobster Lasagna!! he was in heaven!!

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Mineral, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We were here a few nights ago....shrimp prepared 4 different ways, Fish and Ribs, all were delicious. We had excellent service and it was a full house...waited about 15 minutes for a table.....so glad we waited

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Leesburg, Florida
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36 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Boiled shrimp appetizer is so delicious. Large shrimp are cooked to perfection and make an perfect start. Blackened fish and sea scallops are highly recommended. Daily specials are offered and the staff are friendly.

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Tahlequah, Oklahoma
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We found this restaurant in a strip mall but we were surprised with what we found inside. The main room is decorated very nicely and large chalk boards with the specials. They had a large assortment of wines and beer. The best part by far was the Chowder!! It was some of the best Chowder I have ever had. I... More 

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Sylvania, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a small place located in a strip mall. We had to wait about 15 minutes to be seated. Lots of seafood and some other items for those who don't enjoy seafood. I had shrimp and grits which were delicious and something you typically don't see on menus

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Venice, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was a different kind of visit. I was headed for another place that decided to close at 7:30, so I walked up to Cedar Reef for take-out. I sat at the bar and started talking to people. FIFTEEN minutes later no one had acknowledged my arrival, and I still had some dirty dishes and bar clutter in my seat.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My friends and I have had many lunches at this restaurant. Amazing how they keep serving such excellent seafood for the price. Every waitress we have had gave very good service as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

What a wonderful meal. Everything was fresh and cook to perfection. Not a great place for ambience but the meal more than makes up for it. Come early or plan to wait.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Visited Cedar Reef for the first time upon arriving in Venice. Set in a strip mall away from downtown Venice, Cedar Reef offers sidewalk dining as well as an enclosed dining room. Place was very crowded and appeared to be understaffed on this particular evening. We had about a 15 minute wait, were seated and a drink order taken, after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4167 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: 941-451-8564

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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