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“Great food, very noisy.”
Review of Robbi's Reef - CLOSED

Robbi's Reef
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch
Description: Robbi's Reef is a floridian-style restaurant that focuses on fresh, quality seafood and smoked in-house barbecue - a winning combination for the whole family to enjoy! Robbi's Reef is located in a beautiful, 175 seat restaurant overlooking a small body of water & beautiful fountain with large windows to maximize the view. With plenty of private parking, a full indoor & outdoor bar, a fresh seafood market, lots of large fish tanks to entertain, and plenty of photos of locals with their "big catch" to peruse, kids and adults will enjoy the casual, relaxed atmosphere and the wonderful food!
Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

I had the blackened catfish and steamed vegetables, very good. Seafood tacos, and the days specials, scallops amd cobi were good. Portions are generous.generous

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1  Thank OhioDave_47
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

We have been going to Robbi's for years when on vacations, and we love it. The fish tacos are wonderful for lunch or supper, but you might want to split them with someone in your party because the serving is huge. If you go there for supper, get there early, like 5 or 5:30 because their specials are so good they run out of them by 6:30. Robbi's is not on the water, but the owner, Robbi, is always there working and greeting everyone which may be another reason the food and service is wonderful. They also have many colors of Robbi's t-shirt available for only $10!!

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1  Thank Pam N
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Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

Went there last night with 8 people. Had a short wait but we were not disappointed. We had fish tacos, salads , po boy shrimp sandwich and pasta dishes. Everyone was happy with their choice. The service was excellent as usual and we will go back. Didnt try the desserts. We live in Venice and go there regularly.

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1  Thank Billp19
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

This was a hidden gem the first time we went (you can't really tell what it's like based on its hidden location in a non-descript strip mall) so it takes a leap of faith to give it a try. We were pleasantly surprised, though. The food, as it is, is pretty good, but most everything is fried. They could use a more creative chef. The second time we went there, there was a strong fish odor -- not a good sign. It was a turnoff. It's basically a fish and chips place, very casual and friendly.

Thank wheaton24
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Reviewed December 14, 2012

We've been going to Robbi's regularly during our annual autumn break, since it opened in this beautiful part of the west florida coast. The mainly seafood dishes are excellent and the daily specials often superb. There is good range well prepared and cheerfully served at reasonable prices (although they have risen this year). My one dissappointment this year was the change made to their signature "Fish (Haddock) & Chips", this used to be made with the fish deep fried in delicious Beer Batter and frankly was for me the main attraction. This year the Beer Batter had been replaced with a very ordinary coating of some sort, a shadow of it's predecessor. I did ask why the change but didn't really get an answer. Would have rated 5 otherwise.

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Thank Mike_Emberton
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