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Large groups, Bar scene
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A Casual Dining restaurant with a focus on fresh ingredients located on St. Pete Beach. Serving BREAKFAST, lunch, dinner and late night. Plenty of outdoor seating on the patio, and indoor seating, air conditioned in the summer and heated in the winter. Serving fresh seafood, and home-made chicken, pork and beef selections, all prepared fresh, by hand, specifically for you. Sauces, vegetables and mixed dishes prepared daily, in-house, and always from fresh ingredients. The friendly staff, and regular local crowd, make it a fun place to hang out. With a full-service bar, and plenty of indoor and outdoor seating at the bar, there is something for everyone. The restaurant is family friendly, and
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped here on our last morning of our vacation. We were greeted warmly and served quickly. Both of the guys serving us were friendly and efficient. Loved the creative menu options and local vibe. Was recommend the chicken and waffles. The chicken is breaded in...captain crunch! It was AMAZING! Would for sure highly recommend. You will not be disappointed!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always come to Ricks when we’re in town from Chicago. Always great food. Great service and always friendly staff. Can’t go wrong by stopping here

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great seafood and sandwiches but find time to have breakfast here. The Elvis Pancakes are so yummy. And the Grouper for dinner is a sure bet too!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in around 4ish for an early dinner after reading all the great reviews. Food and service were just ok. My husband had the Meatloaf (his fault for ordering meatloaf in a beach sports bar) and it looked and tasted like a frozen meatloaf dinner....I had blackened fish tacos that were delicious. We both ordered drinks that were pretty bad too. I do realize that Bloody Mary making does vary from place to place but I couldn’t even get mine down. It was only $2.00 so I didn’t complain. I don’t get this way often but I doubt I would try this place again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rain was approaching this late afternoon, so we (4 of us) thought we do some bar hopping. Rick's Reef was stop #1. Wife and I were here last February and loved the Lobster Fries and wanted the couple traveling with us to experience those fries....We included the "fish spread" as an additional appetizer, which was very good too! Rick"s Reef is well worth the stop!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cold beer & just get the onion rings!!! So we were driving around looking for a local place that qualifies as a dive bar & found this gem! Great atmosphere, staff was awesome, and the O rings were huge - thick, hot, crunchy! Enjoy!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was super tasty!! I had the meatloaf sandwich and it was absolutely delicious. Also tried the corn, which was tasty. The onion rings were huge and were served with roumelade sauce. The texture of the batter was different than expected, but was well...seasoned. My hubby had the crab cakes and he said they were phenomenal. Highly recommend this place for a casual eatery with tasty food!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in with our dog and had a few drinks and to get something to eat. Our dog was given a bowl of cold ice water right away. Then we enjoyed sitting on the patio. The fish dip was great and our take our...was delicious.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lobster Fries were Amazing for my wife and I! Finished it off with Keylime Pie! Just Do It! Brian, our waiter, was Awesome!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 4, 2020 via mobile

Went there with family late at night during the week day. Open later then most places. The drinks were great the food was OK, Decent prices. The atmosphere wasn't bad... To put it short and simple it was OK overall but could be better.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Sheryl H
August 19, 2016|
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Response from rumham14 | Reviewed this property |
They have an outside patio area where u can bring your pet they even have water bowls they will bring for your fur baby
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Alisyn_Blank
July 29, 2016|
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Response from Richard M | Property representative |
Yes, there is lots of seating inside.
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January 31, 2016|
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