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Dolphin Reef Restaurant - CLOSED

Oceanfront at 15th Street, 1401 Strand Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 31328
+1 912-786-8400
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good16%
  • Average18%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible22%
Oct 6, 2014
“Nice even black tie at night”
Sep 23, 2014
“Waste of money even with the view”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Oceanfront at 15th Street, 1401 Strand Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 31328
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151 - 160 of 219 reviews

Reviewed February 19, 2012

Great drinks great atmosphere, cold beer and good music

Thank journee65
Reviewed February 9, 2012

Went in just for desert. We were the only ones in the restaurant and ordered key lime pie and pecan pie ala mode. We waited 1/2 an hour to get it. I repeat, we were the only ones in the restaurant?! Small portions, expensive.

2  Thank Roxy L
Reviewed January 24, 2012

Located in the same building as the Ocean Plaza hotel. Two floors of bar and restaurant overlooking the Atlantic. The food was good, breakfast bar wonderful.

Thank Papa W
Reviewed January 19, 2012

This is a great buffet, lots of food and a very good variety.

Thank Mimimua
Reviewed January 17, 2012

Nice Buffet but due to Crab Legs it made it overpriced.

Thank Michellyga
Reviewed January 13, 2012

We selected this restaurant as fine dining experience for our New Year's Eve. My wife had seen their advertisement in the Winter Edition of Where to Eat at the Beach magazine in our hotel expecting to be offered the seafood buffet. The Manager informed us...More

3  Thank LloydminsterCowboy
Reviewed January 3, 2012

Breakfast 2 days in a row we saw a school of dolphins so close to the shore, we could have touched them had we been on the beach!! Food was average. Wait staff was friendly enough, but the guests who were staying at the hotel...More

Thank Renee K
Reviewed December 25, 2011

During our two day stay in Tybee we visited the Dolphin Reef. We had some drinks and small dinner. We visited the restaurant / bar on back to back evenings. The service was excellent. The bartenders and servers were extremely friendly. If in Tybee, give...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed November 30, 2011

At the suggestion of the hotel staff, we decided to go for the seafood buffet dinner. I generally shy away from buffets because I'm leary of how long the foods been sitting ou t there under the lights. The server brought a big plate of...More

1  Thank lcbworks
Reviewed November 29, 2011

Perhaps the Dolphin Reef Restaurant's claim to fame is their dinner buffet ... we arrived too early for it and ordered what could best be described as you standard fare from a casual dining or bar & grill type of establishment. The service was great...More

1  Thank motherheavy
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $35
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oceanfront at 15th Street, 1401 Strand Avenue, Tybee Island, GA 31328
    (Located Oceanfront at 15th Street inside Ocean Plaza Beach Resort)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Tybee Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-786-8400
  • E-mail
You are invited to dine at the Dolphin Reef Oceanfront Restaurant & Bar where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and nearby sandy beaches. Dolphin Reef features a flavorful fusion of American and Southern cuisines with an emphasis on fresh seafood, all presented in a unique underwater themed environment to make your dining experience memorable. Located in the Ocean Plaza Beach Resort, we are open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We are also Tybee Island's premier banquet and special event facility. Come to Dolphin Reef where the only thing more spectacular than our food is the view. Tour groups are welcome, and we offer a kid's menu. Advance reservations are requested for groups of 8 or more people. Dolphin Reef is located 20 minutes East of Savannah, Georgia on U.S. Highway 80. Parking is free. Be sure to park inside Ocean Plaza Resort's parking lot.
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