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Heaton's Bar and Grill

) #51 of 237 Restaurants in Vero Beach $$ - $$$ American,
3500 Ocean Dr, at the Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1621
+1 772-469-1060
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
3500 Ocean Dr, at the Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1621
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super relaxing laid back atmosphere with delicious food and drinks. My lobster roll was perfection with delicious sweet potato fries on the side.

Thank Stacy B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We weren't told of the Happy Hour Dinner upon check in but the Wine Time we were told about. - we arrived at 6:30 at the restaurant and they take the last order at 6:15 according to our waiter. We sat outside because of the...More

Thank Virginia N
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Food was good. Pricing high -- but consistent with resort pricing. Limited size of menu. excellent service

Thank johnsok5
Reviewed May 19, 2017

We have had lunch & beverages outside several times -- nice breezes, great views, great menu options & great service -- all very nice.

Thank Bruno13016
Management response:Responded May 21, 2017

Bruno13016, Thanks for visiting Heaton's Reef and singing our praises.

Reviewed May 17, 2017

After checking into the hotel and seeing the Cobalt restaurant, where we'd be having dinner later that evening, we went immediately to Heaton's for a drink, expecting the experience to be quite good. Unfortunately, we were very disappointed. We sat at a high top and...More

Thank TravelingB0B
Whatawill, Manager at Heaton's Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our Heaton's Reef. We truly value the opinions of our guests and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations. We truly hope you will return and I would love to have the opportunity to speak...More

Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were married this past weekend at the Vero Beach Hotel. During our wedding week, we had the pleasure of meeting the best server at Heaton's Reef named Kevin. He greeted us each day with a smile and a friendly wave and...More

Thank Alex W
Whatawill, Manager at Heaton's Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

We're so glad that we could be a part of your special weekend. Kevin will defiantly get a pat on the back. We hope to see you at your 1 year anniversary!!

Reviewed April 3, 2017

This place is tucked in the back of the vero beach hotel & spa.walk through the cobalt restaurant & outside to the right. Cute little bar with $5.00 drink specials & $5.00 appetizers for happy hour which are very good. Right on the ocean.view is...More

Thank lorijean178
Management response:Responded April 5, 2017

Lorijean178, Thanks so much for the great plug for Heaton's!! I agree we have a great happy hour with amazing deals and atmosphere. I hope to see you on Tuesday for our Full Moon Party starting at 7pm. We'll have live music, and beautiful weather...

Reviewed March 17, 2017

nice casual poolside atmosphere, good seafood. a little on the expensive side, but what do you expect from a restaurant at the vero beach hotel?More

Thank jerseyinva
Management response:Responded April 5, 2017

Jerseyinva, Thanks for joining us at Heaton's. I wanted to highlight some great features that will add value to your next visit: - $5 Daily Drink Specials - i.e. Sunday's are bloody mary's, Monday's are margaritas, etc - Daily Happy Hour from 4:30pm-5:30pm with great...More

Reviewed March 15, 2017

We ordered from here frequently while staying at the resort for a long weekend. The menu has lots of different options for adults from fresh fish sandwiches to salads. The smoked fish dip was really good and not fishy or smokey at all. However many...More

Thank Mackenzie L
Management response:Responded April 5, 2017

Mackenzie L, Thanks for sharing your experience with us. I was happy to read about the positive elements of your visit. My apologies for any shortcomings in service delivery and timing. I'll be sure to reevaluate our staffing levels. Come back and visit soon.

Reviewed October 22, 2016

We didn't eat at Heaton's. We only had cocktails. The bar staff was friendly every time we were there. They make the best Pina Coladas anywhere! With a little rum floating on top.... Mmm! Mmm! Good!

Thank Lynne C
Brittany N, Manager at Heaton's Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2016

Lynne C, So glad you enjoy the Pina Coladas! Little insiders tip: We do $5 Pina Coladas on Tuesdays! :) We look forward to having you back at Heaton's Reef! Thank you!

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September 9, 2016|
Response from Brittany N | Property representative |
Hello, Unfortunately we do not allow animals at the restaurant unless they are service or therapy animals. The hotel is pet friendly though. Please let me know what you have any additional questions. Thank you and we hope... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $19
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 Ocean Dr, at the Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, Vero Beach, FL 32963-1621
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Vero Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 772-469-1060
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A canopy of palms sway gently in the ocean breeze. The warm sun melts your cares away. You have discovered Heaton's Reef, oceanfront oasis where the food and drink are as fabulous as the views. Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the outdoor pool at Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, Heaton's Reef attracts locals and visitors alike. Open-air seating takes full advantage of the beautiful natural landscape and balmy weather. Our dining menu complements the setting, offering simple, tasty variety to satisfy your cravings. The full bar tempts you with signature cocktails as well as the classics, all expertly prepared. In all, Heaton's Reef is a laidback respite from the world at large, where people watching and ocean gazing mesmerize, and the large flat-panel TVs keep you abreast of the game scores.
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