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Kiniski's Reef Tavern

1334 Gulf Rd, Point Roberts, WA 98281-9004
+1 360-945-4042
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (5 reviews)
“gulf islands” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
1334 Gulf Rd, Point Roberts, WA 98281-9004
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Hate to admit, but went to the Reef and Breakers back in the 80's and 90's. It is definitely dated but how can you not enjoy sitting by the beach having drinks and appies. Now the ambiance is there, unfortunately the service is very slow....More

Thank RussK22
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Its still a Tavern, but they have had a license change so you can bring your kids and sit outside or in. They are right on the water with a large cement deck with smoking and non smoking areas. They have a new cook and...More

Thank Gerry P
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I hardly ever do this, but I got up and left this restaurant before we were even waited upon. The restaurant didn't appear to be very crowded on a recent Saturday afternoon and we sat ourselves on the deck as there was no one to...More

1  Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We went for Happy Hour and a meal. The outside is great to sit there and very comfortable. Service was great and not rushed to leave even when they got busy.

Thank Luana H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

What a incredible view when you sit out side , Time just Stop ! very peaceful , the ocean and the sun set , I wishes I have all my girl friends with me ! in side the restaurant is very run down , and...More

2  Thank TONY L
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The service is a bit slow but the food is really good and affordable. I love the point reef burgers. The margaritas are great and everything is priced right. The view is so gorgeous! People can smoke here so if you can't handle smoke don't...More

Thank Canadiatravelgoddess
Reviewed 16 July 2017

You won't believe the incredible view of the Pacific Ocean with The Tsawassen Ferry terminal and the Gulf Island in the distance. We sat on the lawn and the weather was still warm until late in the afternoon. The serving staff were clearly overworked and...More

Thank brodie52
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Point Roberts is a fluke of 18th century geography. When the boundary between British Canada and the US was drawn, a tiny spit of land hanging off the Tsawwassen Peninsula was not considered. This makes Point Roberts one of the few places in the US...More

Thank jwcohenwa
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I have been going to Kininskis since well it seems forever, my Dad was the fisrt one to take me there "back in the day".... Great atmosphere, super casual, in the summer sitting outside with friends watching the sunset. Great Pull Tab selection, a butt...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Great bar to grab a drink and watch the sunset or play a game of pool. Very dated bar but offers all the amenities of a local bar. Chairs outside in summer to enjoy the view!! Great view of the water here, not to be...More

Thank Wings298
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Blair P
4 September 2016|
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Response from Blair P |
Is this your opinion busboy or do you know for sure. 🤔 Thx in advance 👍
18 July 2016|
Response from Julio P | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure the difference between summer and winter hours. My guess is that if you're there before 10pm you should be good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1334 Gulf Rd, Point Roberts, WA 98281-9004
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Point Roberts
  • Phone Number: +1 360-945-4042
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