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Ocean Grill Restaurant

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1050 Sexton Plaza, Vero Beach, FL 32963
772-231-5409
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 373
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  • 277
    Very good
  • 115
    Average
  • 41
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Terrific View!

Lunch at the Ocean Grill is an experience. Try sitting at the bar so you can look out at the waves rolling in at your feet as you enjoy your lunch. The atmosphere inside is nautical with lots of wood and lots of history behind the pieces. The food is good...I had the chicken salad. The place was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
gatorgal1972
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Matthews, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Matthews, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Lunch at the Ocean Grill is an experience. Try sitting at the bar so you can look out at the waves rolling in at your feet as you enjoy your lunch. The atmosphere inside is nautical with lots of wood and lots of history behind the pieces. The food is good...I had the chicken salad. The place was packed on... More 

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Cornwall on Hudson, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I have eaten dinner at The Ocean Grill twice in the last month. My first dinner here was in 1973, when I was 12 years old. The atmosphere hasn't changed, nor has the fine dining. Fresh fish tops my list, and the Duck a la Orange is to die for! Stone Crab Claws are a fave. Sides must include the... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Although the Ocean Grill is a good choice for dinner, I prefer to go there for lunch. If we have guests visiting it is usually one of our go-to spots. Get a table by the window, order a glass of wine with lunch and enjoy the view and eclectic atmosphere in this history- rich restaurant.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lunch today was a major disappointment. First, my beverage arrived in a broken glass. Second, my $19. Lobster roll arrived on a burnt roll, the Lobster salad was totally non-discript. Third, the decor of this restaurant is "early attic" and due to the excessive hard surfaces, noisy and hard to converse with your guest's. There are much better choices in... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Unless you're there early, make a reservation or be prepared to wait an hour. The good news is, that if you need to burn an hour, you're sitting right on the beach with incredible views of the ocean. Go for a little walk...have a glass of wine...hopefully you're in Vero because you're on vacation. Relax! We had a lovely meal.... More 

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Crosby, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Huge disappointment. Advertised as Seafood specialty. Grouper was tasteless, overlooked. Sides had virtually no flavor. Wife's salad also tasteless and poorly prepared. Won't be going back.

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New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The ambience, vistas, wait staff and lunches in particular are superb. Such a relaxing atmosphere. One of the places we always bring friends.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We have been here several times for our anniversary celebration as we stay next door at Costa d' Este, HOWEVER, this last visit 2/21/15 was TERRIBLE! First no reservations for 2, so we waited for 1 hr and 20 min to be seated, told them it was our anniversary, they acted like, so...who cares...we were seated in a booth with... More 

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Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Fabulous food, great staff and marvelous ocean views. This place has it all and then more!!! I like to go at both lunch and dinner as the full service menu covers it all. Always fresh seafood and many specialty desserts. No one should leave Vero Beach without a visit to the Grill. It speaks for itself, so come on by... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

interesting place. enjoyed browing in the gift shop. wonderful food. there are local offerings and also specials that are amazing. great choice. oceanfront with great views in all seats in the restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1050 Sexton Plaza, Vero Beach, FL 32963
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Vero Beach
  • Phone Number: 772-231-5409

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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