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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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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I ordered the jumbo scallops which were huge but perfectly cooked. Broccoli came as a side and there was no substitution option; however, you have one other side choice. I selected the grits which had a little kick but were creamy. My friend ordered the...More

1  Thank Christine R
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is our third time here. Each time we have brought friends to experience the food and the view with us and it has been a HIT! It doesn't matter that we seem to always bring rain with us. The food is hot, delicious and...More

3  Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We went after 7:00 on a week night and we had a great view of the ocean, and there were plenty of seats. The grouper I had was good, however; we both totally disliked the bread. Both our meals were good, not great. The service...More

2  Thank Bleufils
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived at 1:45 on Sunday. Sat at the windows inside due to the heat. Ordered Mimosas for all 4 and waited 10 minutes for them to arrive. Our waiter was slow refilling them during the meal. Tried about everything on the buffet between the 4...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

It had been many years since our last visit to the REEF. We were very pleasantly surprised. Food and venue were excellent and you sure can't beat the view. The seating process/hostesses were a little off however.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The food was a mix of very good and not so good. Nothing we had was really bad nor was anything exceptional. The service was quite good and the views were excellent.

1  Thank DreamSeeker94
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My husband and I went early Saturday evening. It was self seating in the bar area, so we quickly grabbed a bar table with incredible views. We enjoyed beers and appetizer of shrimp in a spicy datil sauce and saved the sauce to mop up...More

1  Thank HidingBIGMONEY
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My wife and I went on a Monday evening. Wasn't very busy so we were seated right away after asking for an outdoor table. In short, the food was outstanding, plentiful and served quick and hot. The view of the moon over the ocean was...More

1  Thank Billy C
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The brunch buffet they offer on sundays are absolutley great. The staff is very nice and proper. our drinks never got empty and the dirty dishes were promptly removed.

1  Thank wamearth
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located on the historic A1A highway right on the beach. They have fresh seafood which is caught locally. It's a great place for family or couples. Outside dining is the best. Great views of the ocean. Worth visiting and only minutes from...More

1  Thank Craig D
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Questions & Answers
22 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
17 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
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, 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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