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Johnny's Reef

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2 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1697
718-885-2086
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Brooklyn, New York
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend , a Bronx native, and I went here several weeks ago for a Sunday lunch. She had a burger and fries. I enjoyed fried fish. The prices were good and the food was fine. You can sit outside and enjoy a great view. Plenty of free parking. The place draws a large family crowd. No credit cards, cash... More 

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Thank Steve K
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are just hanging out with your friend and have nothing to do. It's a good spot to get some good seafood.

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Thank Edwin S
Groton
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Im sorry, but I love this place. Yes the prices have gone up but that is normal for a business. The portions are great, the food is amazing, and the TARTAR SAUCE.....UGGHHHH.....THE BEST!!! I have been trying to figure out how to make it. Best place on the island hands down!!

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Thank Dominique W
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can't beat it for the price I've gone there for years. Everything moves fast and it's very fresh and you're right on the water. Check it out you won't be disappointed!

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Thank Lawrence F
Snellville, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

We've been away from home for many years. This was our first stop when we arrived in town last week. We forgot that this was a cash only spot so we only ordered a couple of items. Never disappointed when we come here. I hope this place stays the same. Love it!!!

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Thank Lanie550
Bronx, New York
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here since childhood.... Love the food, place nd staff!! I come with the family or friends...

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Thank Chastity M
Bronx, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Good eating, for a small price. A family of four can eat for under $50 and mom and dad can have a drink too.

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Thank kenboo218
Bronx, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Great place ! Fresh air ! Lovely staffs! Most of all the best seafood. ! Food taste is fine & fun with whole family ! Co-worker. Visitors. Ideal for Everyone ! Seafood lovers

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Thank Kowar529
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This place gives a old time seaside no thrill experience to us seafood foodies. Wonderful water view. It is obviosly a local favorite spot which is at the end of City Island. Prices are very reasonable. After we gathered the food from each stations, Fried, Raw, Drinks, we realize the challenge that we are facing. Fried oysters were juicy and... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Tough to beat for quality seafood at a reasonable price. The fried shrimp are tough to beat, but the scallops and fillet are worth a try. Difficult to get in on weekend evenings in the Summer - a great place to go out on a weeknight, sit on the deck, and have some reasonably priced, refreshing drinks on a warm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1697
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
  • Phone Number: 718-885-2086

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?