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7261 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45230-4125
513-232-2526
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Cincinnati
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

From start to finish, always great food. Succulent oysters. Great seafood stew. Fish tacos. Multiple grilled and fried options. Menu changes daily. Check the board over the bar. Speaking of the bar, great cocktails. Good looking desserts. Unfortunately, I never have room for dessert after all the tasty seafood! Get there early, or prepare to wait.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fortunately the food is very good. The service, on the other hand, was very slow. A couple, fortunately very much in love, sat a table near us. They were there when we arrived and were still waitng for their appetizer after the three of us had finished. Many diners looking around for their server. I would give at least one... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Some of the best seafood I've had in Cincinnati. Friendly service. The restaurant is usually very crowded.

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Loveland, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and I met here after work and enjoyed our meals. I had the seafood stew and she had grilled Mahi mahi. Our server was attentive and prompt.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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28 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Don't waste your time here. You are seriously better off going to Long John Silver's. The waitress was either lazy or poorly trained. Entrees should arrive at the same time, not half the party eating while half the party is waiting. Empty glasses should be refilled. If I'm going to have to go get my own refill, don't expect a... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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129 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Went here for a biz meeting with one associate, and was nice since they did not rush us at all, over 90 minutes. I had a the mahi tacos and Cesar salad which we're both fine.

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Milford, OH
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156 reviews 156 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I ate here for the first time, for dinner on a Tuesday night. I was in a large group, but we had great food and good service. The waitress did a great job of keeping our drinks filled and bringing our food. Everyone in my group seemed to like the food. I had the Mesquite grilled grouper sandwich, and the... More 

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Portsmouth, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Pelican's Reef is on the East side of town, sort of in a strip mall. It has been there 20 years. My son was familiar with it and suggested it for my birthday dinner. I had lobster bisque, which was terrific, and a shrimp pasta dish. Our server, Sarah, was great. It was Friday night and she was very busy,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is the 4th time I've been to Pelicans Reef and I have no desire to ever come back. I ordered the stuffed grouper for 19.99 which is a house specialty and frankly.... It did not taste anything like grouper. I had been to Fort Meyers last month and had grouper twice. The fish here was a grouper wannabe. My... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

In fairness, after having been to Florida for seafood it is hard for others to be as good. However, I got the fried clams and crab cakes. The clams were ok but the crab cakes were not my favorite. Everything was fried. I got a seafood basket and it was about $13 for clams, crab cakes and fries. I thought... More 

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Additional Information about Pelicans Reef

Address: 7261 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45230-4125
Phone Number: 513-232-2526
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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