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“Best beach service” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Heaton's Bar and Grill

Heaton's Bar and Grill
Ranked #51 of 316 Restaurants in Vero Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $17
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: A canopy of palms sway gently in the ocean breeze. The warm sun melts your cares away. You have discovered Heaton's Reef, oceanfront oasis where the food and drink are as fabulous as the views. Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the outdoor pool at Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, Heaton's Reef attracts locals and visitors alike. Open-air seating takes full advantage of the beautiful natural landscape and balmy weather. Our dining menu complements the setting, offering simple, tasty variety to satisfy your cravings. The full bar tempts you with signature cocktails as well as the classics, all expertly prepared. In all, Heaton's Reef is a laidback respite from the world at large, where people watching and ocean gazing mesmerize, and the large flat-panel TVs keep you abreast of the game scores.
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best beach service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2013

The waiters and waitresses are always very friendly and attentive at this resort even during the busy Easter season!

Visited April 2013
Thank Meg L
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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
“great outdoor dining”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

Right on the ocean , great comfort food Rod by the pool deck was a superstar, great salads and fish was delicious

Visited April 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Pretty High-End for a Poolside Bar and Grill”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

Had 2 lunches here during our stay at the Vero Beach Hotel. Found service to be better the first time, when we sat at a table near the bar. Service was very spotty if one sat along the pool deck. Nice that they had heat lamps on to make sitting outdoors more comfortable during an unusually chilly FL day. Bar menu includes the usual mojitos and other tropical drinks, as well as some nice wines by the glass. Menu includes sandwiches, salads, burgers--something for everyone!!

Visited March 2013
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Vero Beach, Florida
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Good food, view over the sunbathers!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2013

Heaton's is the pool bar and restaurant at the Vero Beach Hotel & Spa. If you're not sunbathing, you sit at tables between those sunbathers and the pool, so you'll need to look past that for the view of the ocean. The menu is basic, the cups are plastic--it's pool food. We had a pretty good, grilled fish sandwich with OK fries. Get lemon for the water--it tastes unfiltered and is not tasty. And, since you're at a hotel, the value isn't great either.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Deb224
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Williamsburg, VA
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great food, great views, great service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

Had lunch both days of our two day stay because the food and service were so good. Very enjoyable relaxing atmosphere!

Thank vamel
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