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12A Buoy

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22 Fishermans Wharf, Seaway Drive and Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950-9136
+1 772-672-4524
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (165 reviews)
“chowder” (53 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Fishermans Wharf, Seaway Drive and Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950-9136
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Been here 1 hr ..no food..it's always been goo..waiter didn't want to take order right away..be sure to insist they take order

Thank Jeni H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The visitor center recommended this restaurant to us. Not much to look at, but the food more than makes up for it.

Thank Shawna M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited 12A Buoy and were not disappointed. Gene hooked us up with some great beer selections while we waited for our outside table. It was busy, so we waited 20 minutes but it was so worth it. Kerri was our server and did a...More

Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Incredible food and service. We waited for an hour to be seated and it was well worth it. We got the lobster Mac and cheese and mussels for an appetizer and they were gone too fast! I got the blackened Mahi entree and it was...More

Thank Jaclyn P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a wonderful dinner, the food was excellent and the presentation was beautiful. We sat outside with live music that was perfect. Highly reccommend.

Thank lisa s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is great but expect a long wait time unless you go early. A little too noisy for me but atmosphere is open and friendly.

Thank janegD9073KZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Appetizer menu is awesome so we ordered 3 appetizers for the two of us. Thai shrimp was fantastic. Also had pickled shrimp which was ok but not pickled long enough. The pickle juice was great though. Also had sashimi tuna which was great. Portions are...More

Thank feltsoul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food in Ft Pierce. Everything is wonderful. No view but that’s not what’s important when you have great food with great service. Our favorite place to eat. No reservations so be prepared to wait

Thank LanaK2213
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s such a lovely outdoor area that adds so much and then there is great guitar music playing. Of course, the fish tacos are awesome and so is the key lime pie. Come early, because it gets very busy.

Thank Intercessor A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took 2 other couples here for Valentine’s Day dinner. We went early, because we were trying to avoid the crowds. I think we were the crowd!! Our wait was only about 15-20 minutes when we expected a 50 minute wait. They have a cool...More

Thank NRMEdgmont
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Questions & Answers
December 10, 2017|
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Response from HEPDE | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they take reservations. Sometime there is a wait and sometimes not. It is worth the wait.
December 10, 2017|
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Response from Mbluffton | Reviewed this property |
No, but if you arrive early or around 7 you get seated pretty quickly. If it’s bad weather (ok it happens once in awhile here) then it’s limited seating inside.
Margaret M
March 12, 2017|
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Response from 35805Sue | Reviewed this property |
Only closed on Tuesday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Fishermans Wharf, Seaway Drive and Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950-9136
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Pierce
  • Phone Number: +1 772-672-4524
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