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“Simple, affordable, great food for the family” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rick's Reef

Rick's Reef
Ranked #14 of 145 Restaurants in St. Pete Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $19
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A Casual Dining restaurant with a focus on fresh ingredients located on St. Pete Beach. Plenty of outdoor seating on the patio, and indoor seating, air conditioned in the summer and heated in the winter. Serving fresh seafood, and home-made chicken, pork and beef selections, all prepared fresh, by hand, specifically for you. Sauces, vegetables and mixed dishes prepared daily, in-house, and always from fresh ingredients. The friendly staff, and regular local crowd, make it a fun place to hang out. With a full-service bar, and plenty of indoor and outdoor seating at the bar, there is something for everyone. The restaurant is family friendly, and dogs are welcome in the outdoor seating area.
Palm Bay
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Simple, affordable, great food for the family”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Okay...at first glance it is a local bar viewed from the outside. At first my wife and daughters seemed reluctant to exit the car. Inside was clean, service prompt, appetizers were tasty, and the entrees southern Florida bursting with taste and very fresh. A family of four it costs us 65 dollars for appetizers, entrees, and two rounds of beer/wine. Well worth the money and again everything was prompt and fresh.

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Wimauma, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013

Rick's is a great find. With so many big named restaurants in the area we sometimes bypass the small places. It would be a mistake to bypass Rick's Reef. The food is really really good, and the atmosphere is relaxing. Inside and outside seating also. You too, will want to go back again and again.

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1 Thank Sherrk712
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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“HECK YEA!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013

The good reviews are accurate. Great little place. Friendly, great service and the pulled pork was excellent. No frills, just great food and good prices. Not to be missed!

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Jackson Township, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Pretty good place”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013

The atmosphere at Rick's is really nice and comfortable. The food was pretty good and the wait staff was attentive. My girlfriend ordered a drink which was way too strong, even for me. They replaced it at no extra charge. It was good but not deserving of its ranking.

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Thank Dave U
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State College, Pennsylvania
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“Basically a bar with food, but a REALLY good one”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

VERY worthy of its high recommendation, this place was great. We had one of the best servers ever, anywhere! The food was really good, and the drinks were as well. A really good find, since each food is typically average at best, and overpriced. This place is neither. TOP recommendation!

Visited July 2013
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