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JC's Riptides

2576 S Ridgewood Ave, Edgewater, FL 32141-5912
+1 386-423-1171
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“rock shrimp” (33 reviews)
“prime rib” (22 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2576 S Ridgewood Ave, Edgewater, FL 32141-5912
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is a favorite restaurant, with the locals, and has always been that way. Good Food, Good Service, AWESOME Prime Rib, seafood, Rock Shrimp, full bar, etc....Seems if "JOHN" is cooking, it comes out extra GOOD!! ASK who's cooking!! We always go there, with big...More

Thank SRehbaum
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We stopped by on our way from Kennedy Space Center back to Daytona Beach. We just wanted a quick dinner and get home! Riptides had good reviews so we stopped in. Nice atmosphere - very friendly greeters. We both ordered the fish and chips and...More

Thank hungryinpa
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The prime rib was like rubber. The knife would barely cut through it. We ordered two and both were same. The manager gave us $20 and was not polite about it. Said he'd never had complaints before. Saw him trying to cut it at bar....More

Thank Marianne H
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We went to Riptides for dinner and thought we would go early to beat the dinner rush. We waited for the waitress for a while then the dinner took 40 minutes to arrive. The dinner was ok, nothing special. We are hoping it was just...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very good food, good service. Can get very noisy. A few things, I feel, are a little pricey, but it's also worth it for the fresh fish.

Thank shirbea
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Dont let the appearance fool you .. The owner is on you before you finish your dinner tell her the truth... I did I had medium rare prime rib it was well over done she copped it and app for next time they are trying...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 18 February 2017

My wife and I were in the mood for fresh seafood. Several friends had mentioned Riptides to us. The seafood was as good as it gets. My wife had Red Grouper, I had pan seared Scallops. Both of us thoroughly enjoyed our entrees. The baked...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place is not fancy and you should check ahead to make sure they aren't having karaoke or a live band with lots of dancing going on unless you like that sort of thing. Always clean and have never had a bad meal there.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We were returning from a car show in New Smyrna Beach, and at the suggestion of friends from Oak Hill we stopped here with friends for dinner. It was crowded and noisy, and the servers were very, very busy. The menu was quite impressive with...More

Thank BenGruda
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

It's a very busy place! Four of us arrived at 6:40 on a Friday night; with reservations. We all had a different cooked seafood dish and we were all happy with our choices. The owner was our server and very friendly & helpful. Casual FL...More

Thank msriverboater
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17 January 2017|
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Response from gregory a | Reviewed this property |
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James M
2 May 2016|
Response from JayNsb | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a clue what the rating is from the health dept. All I know is that we were not to impressed with the place. And who cares what the health dept. rates it. It's about us if we are satisfied customers. Thanks,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2576 S Ridgewood Ave, Edgewater, FL 32141-5912
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Edgewater
  • Phone Number: +1 386-423-1171
We are a family stye restaurant, owner owned and operated, that serves the freshest seafood available and our choice steaks and prime-rib are hand cut. We strive to offer quality with value.
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