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Cedar Reef Fish Camp

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4167 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34293-5111
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Warner Robins, Georgia
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for fresh, raw oysters. The ones we ate were okayish but definitely not the best. The biscuits that were served were undercooked or else the baker did not put the right ingredients, they were heavy and doughy. I ordered sweet tea, but it never came. On a better note, the redfish entree was excellent and Bob Segar... More 

Thank PaulaJ2
venice, florida
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent menu. Wonderful oysters ( reasonably priced) . Great fish sandwiches. The Grouper tacos were also top notch. Friendly service, excellent beer selections AND a very nice wine list for a small local restaurant ( No Yellow Tail here !!!! ). It is very new, so I am sure they will be going though a feeling-out process. My visit was... More 

Thank arbelos
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant just opened about a week or so ago, so we weren't expecting much. First off, the air-conditioning wasn't working properly, so they had fans blowing full blast. Everyone in the place was sweating and/or flushed. Our server, who was very nice, put some small bisquits (or should I call them raw lead balls) on the table. Inedible. My... More 

Thank Foodlover37421
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In a unpretentious strip mall this is an unexpected gem. Definitely not a tourist trap. It was filled with locals. The food was excellent serving a wide variety is local fish dishes. Everything we had was delicious. Not fancy but good food at reasonable prices. If in the area well worth a try

Thank Kerri1234
Venice, Florida
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a casual little seafood restaurant in a strip mall. It has a pretty varied menu and a comfortable ambience. My husband and I have had dinner there twice recently. On our last trip, we liked everything with the exception of the fish chowder. I did tell the waitress that the chowder was pretty awful and they removed it... More 

Thank kimocat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner on Monday evening, about 8pm. We were first timers, our friends recommended the place. Who knew you could get absolutely incredible seafood from a strip mall. Our waiter Stu was a regular guy from the area, it was great talking with him and he knew the menu like the back of his hand. Crab... More 

Thank John T
Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on July 25 for lunch. My sister and I had the lunch Lobster lasagna. It was delicious. Not a big piece but a sliver actually with some good( not huge) size pieces of lobster. The sauce was really good and covered most of the plate. The garlic bread was good, too - not big but good. And it... More 

Thank DonnaMcArdle
Venice, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

My husband and I had dinner at Cedar Reef last night (Saturday). The wait was about 1/2 hour, mostly due to a large party that had taken up many of the tables. We decided to start with a glass of wine each. Our waiter came back to say they were out of shiraz (which I had ordered). I ordered a... More 

Thank Karen V
Venice, FL
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40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Waitstaff was attentive. Food was just average. They "specialize" in seafood, but it was what I label as bar seafood, nothing special about it. Their deep fried fish seemed to be heavy in grease, which means the oil was not hot enough when they fried the fish. The establishment seemed clean enough, but certainly nothing outstanding in decor. Don't know... More 

Thank Kathy M
Milton, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Excellent seafood. Family was visiting from out of state and we ate here twice in one week. My husband asked if they ever had tile fish. Our efficient waitress Casey checked with her manager and they had it for my husband over the weekend! We were extremely impressed and it was delicious! Casey was an amazing waitress! Thank you for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4167 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34293-5111
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: 941-451-8564

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?