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Robbi's Reef

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900 Venetia Bay Blvd, Venice, FL 34285
+1 941-485-9196
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been to Robbi's a couple of times now. One time was the night they opened and I was impressed by how organized they were. Went back the other night. The food is very good and plentiful. I enjoyed the pulled pork. Great French fries and the pineapple coleslaw was really good. The portion was enormous. There is a full bar... More 

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Rotonda West, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This restaurant has moved to a much larger location. Sometimes that causes problems, but not in this case. Food was very good. Couldn't have asked for better service. I had the tilapia grilled. It was perfect! My friend had the gumbo and said it was very good.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally got to Robbi's Reef and very glad we did. Staff was very attentive throughout the meal. Large food portions that tasted great. Love the decorations throughout the building. Good to see an establishment in this spot that looks like it will make it.

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Thank MelSarasota_Florida
venice, fl
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Age old story of we can make it bigger and better. The original was a local favorite. That's a high bar to meet. Tip: When you buy a favorite of the people, don't change it. No interest in coming back and less interest in describing how it's just another place. Corner cutting with things like diminutive glasses of wine are... More 

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Thank venice-area
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in close to closing after noticing the building was once again opened as we always comment when we drive by how it is such a beautiful space with another so good success rate. We had to see what is now to be, and was pleasantly surprised with the whole seafood, market& bbq concept. We had... More 

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West Chester, Ohio
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location! we stayed at the Hampton Inn and Suites across the road. We have been going to happy hour when we can and have had cocktails and appetizers several evenings. Consistently good service and food. Their Moscow Mule with Ruby Red is really good!

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Thank Bill T
Venice, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had dinner last night at Robbi's Reef new location, 100 + $$ with NO liquor and NO bread. We were told we could buy garlic bread, what a joke. The meals were marginal at best. The sides looked like they came directly from Publix. This is just another Venice eatery out to charge outrageous prices for marginal... More 

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Thank morgan s
Venice, Florida
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been to the original Robbi's Reef before and enjoyed everything. This time, not much was enjoyable. It took forever to get waited on! We finally got our wine, mine was wrong, but never did get water. People that came long after us received their food and we were still waiting for our server to take our order. We... More 

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Thank Sherri B
Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time at the new location. Much larger. We were hesitant to try as friends said service was slow. We had a very good server. Enjoyed our meals. Mine was blackened grouper, very moist and perfectly cooked and seasoned. Cole slaw was also good. Hush puppies are bland and dry. Maybe offer a dip? My husband had a pasta... More 

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just came back from a ladies luncheon at this place. It was my first visit to this restaurant. There was plenty of dishes to chose from and I could judge my selection against everyone else's at the table. One lady had ordered a pulled pork sandwich and complained that it was dry, another lady ordered a chicken salad that looked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Venetia Bay Blvd, Venice, FL 34285
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-9196

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?