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The Reef Restaurant

4100 Coastal Hwy, Right on the Beach, St. Augustine, FL 32084-1419
+1 904-824-8008
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (67 reviews)
“prime rib” (76 reviews)
“citrus salmon” (22 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4100 Coastal Hwy, Right on the Beach, St. Augustine, FL 32084-1419
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1 - 10 of 971 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit, and the food was just ok. We both had the seafood trio which is a pricey dish... not worth it. Really have to say the service was poor., seemed as if they did not have enough servers, and we were...More

1  Thank Carole W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has it all, great views, good food, and wonderful service, but don't go by their online menu, it's way out of date. We were there with a group of 18 people, and they managed to accommodate us all. My wife does not eat...More

1  Thank Antaeus B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, our waitress and personnel were great! Their oysters to die for! Scallops to die for. We had the oyster piquant and the triple seafood plate (extra $3 to split) but worth every cent! And on the beach watching pelicans, waves, a beautiful...More

Thank Whart11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent lunch today. Good portions. The Jambalaya which was not too spicy had Lots of large shrimp, scallops and sausage. I had the Black And Blue salad which had a blackened rib eye on a bed of fresh greens and heirloom tomatoes. The server didn't...More

Thank waynem922
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful brunch. Great service. Fantastic food. We had a perfect table with a view of the ocean. We will definitely go back.

1  Thank tennesseejed485
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food with an even better table side view of the ocean. Waitress Laura was fantastic! Atmosphere was perfect.

1  Thank Wayne724
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met some friends here for dinner. We called ahead and had a reservation for 12, but ended up with only 6 of us. They accommodated us quickly. They have plenty of seafood on the menu, which is what I was looking for. Decent wine...More

1  Thank summerset6
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We were referred here by a family member but had no idea how superb the evening would be. Joanne, our server was attentive& friendly as well as knowledgeable. The ambiance was coastal rustic, we were seated immediately on an intimate patio. With re sounds of...More

1  Thank mick L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

James was our server and took good care of us, by starting off with wonderful Bloody Mary's. We went on to a lunch of Fried Green Tomatoes, Sushi Tuna and a Black and Blue Salad with Beef Tenderloin. The Tomatoes and the Sushi were fresh...More

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice place. Amazing view and good food. Definitely recommend. You can have a table just above the sand beach

1  Thank YankMasha
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Questions & Answers
21 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jeremy T | Property representative |
Thank you, no the Sauce for the risotto is made with lobster stock.
Suzanne M
16 March 2017|
Response from fastfishracer | Reviewed this property |
not sure about brunch. no reservation required
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$34
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4100 Coastal Hwy, Right on the Beach, St. Augustine, FL 32084-1419
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-824-8008
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Eat and drink like a local! Come enjoy St. Augustine's most spectacular Happy Hour. Discounted drinks and appetizers right on the ocean!
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