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“Best place in Venice”
Review of Robbi's Reef - CLOSED

Robbi's Reef
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner
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 June 8, 2013

We went here not once, but twice during our week in Venice. It is simply the best seafood restaurant around, and it is definitely not the most expensive. We tried it based on other TripAdvisor reviews and fell in love with the food, service, and atmosphere. The first time we were a little nervous because it looks from the outside like a hole in the wall, but once we came inside and were welcomed and seated by the aquarium (which the waiter later took the time to point out all the fish and other animals in the tank to my two children) the evening just got better from there. I would recommend the fish tacos and the shrimp was excellent as well.
Word of caution: I saw signs that said they were closed from 2-4pm to prepare for dinner, so don't come then!

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4  Thank Christina P
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Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Great lunch. Had a blackened chicken salad. Very generous portion. Mike was a great server. Attentive, personable. Everyone in this plave is top notch. Keep up the good work Robbie!

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3  Thank chumley621
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

We have been in Venice for a week and these were by far the BEST tacos! Huge softsells stuffed with blackened white fish. Go there now!

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2  Thank Dbond_13
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Reviewed May 22, 2013 via mobile

We tried Robbi's based on tripadvisor reviews and recommendations of family. We shared a bowl of seafood gumbo which was very good. My husband got the blackened scallops. He said they were the best he has ever had. I got fish tacos made with blackened mahi. They were awesome. The key lime pie was wonderful - smooth and light. I highly recommend. The only downfall is that it is loud. Which is completely overlooked because the food is delish!

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2  Thank PBMama70
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

This place was recommended to us by Tekla from The Beachcomber. She said it was a locals place with great food and she was telling the truth! We had the gumbo – simply great, the fish bites - scrumptious, fish tacos – best we’ve ever had, fish and chips – delightful! The place can get loud. We sat near the entrance and it was quieter. The waitress was attentive and friendly. Will definitely return.

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2  Thank travelkidPC
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