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“Great view, service and food”

The Reef Restaurant
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Ranked #47 of 584 Restaurants in St. Augustine
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $29
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Eat and drink like a local! Come enjoy St. Augustine's most spectacular Happy Hour. Discounted drinks and appetizers right on the ocean!
Cape Canaveral, Florida
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159 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Great view, service and food”
Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stopped here on our way home from a long three trip. It was a beautiful day so we wanted to sit outside and view the ocean. So we stopped at the Reef. What a delight. The view was phenomenal and the service was very friendly. I had the fried shrimp which was tender and fresh along with coleslaw that tasted homemade. My husband had the fried grouper sandwich which was large and tender. We were both delighted and enjoyed the view while eating. There aren't many places around that area that have food at lunchtime on a weekday so we were happy that the food was good.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Patricia M
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Jeremy T, General Manager at The Reef Restaurant, responded to this review, June 22, 2014
Lovely to hear you enjoyed your time here.
We look forward to your returning very soon.

Warmly,

Jeremy Ticehurst
General Manager
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St. Augustine, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Sunday Brunch”
Reviewed June 12, 2014

I have been here a half dozen time and we are returning Sunday for Fathers day as a gift to our son. Best buffet I have ever been to. Great menu,excellently prepared and great staff. Sam and Diana Martino.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank sabitine
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Jeremy T, General Manager at The Reef Restaurant, responded to this review, June 22, 2014
Thank you for choosing to dine with us here at The Reef.
WE hope to see you back again soon.

Always,
Jeremy Ticehurst
General Manager
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Atlanta, Georgia
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109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Happy Hour on the Ocean”
Reviewed June 8, 2014

We wanted a restaraunt ON THE WATER and this is one of the few, and the only one in this price range. Wait for a table outside and go during happy hour when the appetizers are half-price. We fed the family on superior apps and enjoyed the sunshine and the sound of the crashing surf.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank VMIBran
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Jeremy T, General Manager at The Reef Restaurant, responded to this review, June 9, 2014
Wonderful...Keep in mind we also serve lunch 6 days a week and an award winning Sunday champagne brunch.

Please visit again soon.

Always,

Jeremy Ticehurst
General Manager
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Chicago, Illinois
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92 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Best atmosphere, great food.”
Reviewed June 8, 2014

We were driving down the Florida coast and this was the first unique restaurant we came to at lunch time. We had a choice of inside or outside and chose outside, we chose outside and were immediately shown to a table on the deck with a fantastic view of the ocean. Service was fast and very friendly and the food was terrific. The kids had chicken strips with fries, I tried the shrimp salad wrap which was perfect for a hot summer day and my husband enjoyed grilled sword fish. If we're ever in the area again we won't miss a return trip.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Stephanie P
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Jeremy T, General Manager at The Reef Restaurant, responded to this review, June 9, 2014
Fantastic!!
Hope to see you all again soon.

Always
Jeremy Ticehurst
General Manager
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Black Diamond, Canada
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Wonderful Lunch”
Reviewed June 8, 2014

We had set out on a drive to see what we could discover north of St. Augustine. When it was lunch time we happened upon the Reef. Since we love seafood we decided to give it a try. The restaurant is clean and well appointed with a beautiful ocean view - since it was a little chilly, we chose to eat indoors at the bar. I had the calimarie steak sandwich and my husband enjoyed another fish dish. They were both outstanding. I especially enjoyed that the squid was cooked perfectly - tender and juicy, Service was attentive and respectful. If in the area again on vacatiion, we will make a point of visiting here again.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank carcaptive
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Jeremy T, General Manager at The Reef Restaurant, responded to this review, June 9, 2014
Wonderful to hear of your enjoying your dining experience.

We look forward to a return visit next time around.

Warmly,

Jeremy Ticehurst
General Manager
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