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“Forget the lobster mac...”
Review of 12A Buoy

12A Buoy
Ranked #1 of 190 Restaurants in Fort Pierce
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Order the scallops, stuffed shrimp
or peel-and-eat shrimp. Lobster mac has very little lobster. Trust me, I've eaten here several times. And dine outdoors if you can; inside is loud and a bit too "cozy".

1  Thank blandboy
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Reviewed April 18, 2014

Start with the good stuff: lobster mac and cheese, stone crab claws, crab jalapeno poppers and mahi sandwiches

But the rest left us thinking we probably won't be back:
*for starters the plastic chairs on the deck felt like they were going to break at any moment
*table of six men smoking cigars and blowing smoke on everyone made for a not so enjoyable meal...plus there were children in the path of the smoke
*huge lag time from order for drinks, to getting the drinks to ordering appetizers, to getting appetizer to order main course....you get it...
*then the fish sandwich wasn't cooked properly
*bathroom out of toilet paper and hand towels...so how's the staff getting clean...hmmmm?
*last but not least...it's very smelly and it's probably not entirely their fault, since it is down by the docks...but the area doesn't seem that safe and the lighting on the deck was very dim in some areas

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2  Thank SMF2_On-The-Go
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

This restaurant is small but does have outdoor sitting it is not fancy but the food is great. Their Shrimp scampi is the best. Also hamburgers are great also. They serve fresh fish that they get from the local fisherman. It is laid back so you don't have to be dress up to the nines it is casual dining. Don't be surprise if you have to wait to get in but worth the wait.

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2  Thank SusanD775
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

Everything we've tried in there has been good, been several times and it's always busy but worth the wait.

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Thank Julie s
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

It's very noisy. We won't take another couple because you can't carry on a conversation. Food and presentation are good.

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Thank lcmfla
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