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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (72 reviews)
“prime rib” (73 reviews)
“citrus salmon” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4100 Coastal Hwy, Right on the Beach, St. Augustine, FL 32084-1419
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11 - 20 of 955 reviews

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This trip was not one to brag about unless we're talking about how terrible it was! From service to food to manager! Took forever to get a drink, shrimp Cocktail came before drinks and not chilled at all, hubby's steak was yummy, my mahi was...More

Thank ErikaMetzger
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We had reservations on a busy Friday night. Could not get an outside table, and were first offered seats near the bar were a very good but too-loud-for-dining-nearby trio was playing 60s and 70s hits. Moving farther from the band, we had comfortable seats not...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Beautiful direct ocean view just off of highway A1A, Vilano Beach. This is probably the biggest draw for this otherwise over rated and over priced restaurant. Took the family to the Reef for a special birthday dinner for our 20 year old son. The food...More

Thank highsierra52
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Service & food was terrible & overpriced. Tiny outdoor area. We would never go back. Fried green tomatoes were soggy & tasteless, steak was tough & had no flavor. Husband 's seafood médiocre.

Thank quoide9
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Went to the Reef for dinner tonight. Had mussels, shrimp imperial with the Datil pepper cheese grits and for desert a while chocolate mousse with a raspberry sauces. It was great as was the service! Thanks for a great dinner.

Thank Timothy P
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Shopping in St. Augustine, reservation for an early dinner. Had driven by many times in the last two decades. Stopped once, parking lot full so we continued on to St. Augustine. This time we were armed with a reservation. Turned out not really necessary as...More

Thank Friz F
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We did our usual; camping @ North Beach. We settle in then come to the Reef for apps & drinks. BEAUTIFUL setting with ocean view; yummy appetizers & cold drinks. Our server, Erin, is a doll! Very attentive & great service along with fun conversation.

Thank irishgirl21
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The Reef is one of the few restaurants on the Atlantic so they have the view! The menu is ok. Sunday brunch is a hit or miss. Some weekends its great, others its awful and things will go empty, unattended, or will sit and get...More

Thank Jamfan01
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, unlimited crab legs and bottomless mimosas! For only $37.50. Great key lime pie, omelettes and coffee!

Thank Qba1
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We had a very nice dinner right on the water at The Reef. Our server was very attentive and personable and the staff was very friendly. The food was good, the fish was fresh. They had music and a lively crowd. Loved being so close...More

Thank SolangeI
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Questions & Answers
Suzanne M
16 March 2017|
Response from fastfishracer | Reviewed this property |
not sure about brunch. no reservation required
John K
4 January 2017|
Response from DrPsychorat | Reviewed this property |
John: We never saw a menu because it was a special Champagne Brunch. The Brunch however had gluten free entrees. James
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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, 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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