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Pelicans Reef

) #58 of 1,661 Restaurants in Cincinnati $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
7261 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45230-4125
+1 513-232-2526
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“crab cakes” (9 reviews)
“caesar salad” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
7261 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45230-4125
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very good food! Had the Mahi Mahi club sandwich with side salad. Key lime pie for dessert, the real stuff! Friendly staff. Reasonable prices. Laid back atmosphere, out table was upstairs.

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once you try this place you will fall in love. The people there treat you like you are a regular local. Not to say that they have the best type of food in the Cincinnati area. If you pass this place up you will be...More

Thank Virgil L
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Thanks Virgil. We've been working hard for our customers for almost 23 years and we really value your feedback. Hope we see you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had dinner here a while back and I was happy to see they offered a fried oyster po-boy. I ordered that and my husband ordered conch chowder and beer battered perch. The po-boy was a big disappointment - I literally had...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was a bit of a drive from our hotel but SO worth it. The atmosphere made me feel like I was at the beach and the food...oh my the food! My hubby ordered fried shrimp and cod with fries and slaw. I didn't...More

Thank 06Katie_Stewart26
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review, Katie! Your feedback is shared amongst our entire staff and is highly valued. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a change, very impressed by the hostess and our waitress. We each ordered a different entree. The grouper was a 10 out of 10. Absolutely delicious, as good as any top spot in Florida, definitely making plans to return!

Thank Sharon B
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Sharon! Your review is greatly appreciated!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had six people for dinner on a busy Friday night. The hostess was very accommodating to pushing an extra table together for our group. This is a loud and fun restaurant that doesn't take reservations, but you can call ahead and say you are...More

Thank 116marylouc
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Mary Lou! So glad your group enjoyed your meal. We do our best to make every dining experience a great one! Thanks again and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Tried the blackened grouper sandwich on marble rye and it was excellent! Sweet potato fries were just okay. Service was solid, atmosphere was kind of lacking. I'll definitely be back for the food.

Thank rsteads
Management response:Responded 2 June 2017

Thanks for your valued feedback. We work very hard to give our diners a delicious meal at a reasonable price and deliveroutstanding service!

Reviewed 20 May 2017

This place reminds me of the seafood restaurants in Florida. My favorite dishes are the grouper sandwich, peel n eat shrimp, fried oysters and fish tacos. Absolutely the BEST place for Caesar's salad..... hands down. Very casual. Love, love, love.

Thank Marilyn386
Management response:Responded 2 June 2017

Thanks, Marilyn. We really appreciate your valued feedback. See you soon!

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We both had po'boys. Off the chain! Sandwiches were filled to the rim. Fresh and very yummy! Staff is extremely friendly

1  Thank Robin M
Management response:Responded 2 June 2017

Thanks, Robin! We love the po'boys, too. Really appreciate your feedback.

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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Pelican's Reef offers a large menu of some of the freshest, well made seafood you can find in land-locked Cincinnati. Outside it looks like a typical strip mall restaurant but the Key West themed decor, good selection, great food and friendly service shows that first...More

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Questions & Answers
21 February 2016|
Response from jeb6294 | Reviewed this property |
Yes...probably. Crab legs aren't on the menu, but they usually have them up on their chalk board with market prices.
26 December 2014|
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Response from Judith P | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but they do have a full bar and a telephone.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7261 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45230-4125
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-232-2526
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