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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (69 reviews)
“prime rib” (76 reviews)
“citrus salmon” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
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 yesterday

We went into this restaurant to make a reservation for Sunday brunch on a Thursday. The hostess, who was a woman probably in her 40's or 50's took our reservation, told us we could sit outside, weather permitting, but regardless we would have a window...More

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here for the sunday brunch. Made reservations the previous day. Food selection and service was outstanding. Lots of breakfast and seafood options. Would definitely come here again.

Thank PTycz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for lunch recently and were pleasantly suprised--we're glad we stopped! We each started with some soup, which was excellent. But the meal itself was very, very good. I had the tuna and it was outstanding, lightly seared, tender and juicy. The broccoli...More

Thank SanfordFoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food quality for both lunch and dinner was consistently very good. Our service was excellent, even with a wedding being held in the main dining room. Views of the ocean were beautiful! The wine list was excellent, with reasonable prices! That made the difference...More

Thank TravelingMan491
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to St Augustine to ring in New Year and see the lights we heard so much about. I found this wonderful restaurant in a google search. We were a party of 4. The food was amazing the staff was so accommodating and just...More

1  Thank buddysmom2008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate at this restaurant based solely on online reviews and information. Both of our seafood meals were outstanding. Our server, Douglas, gave superb service. If we return to this area, we will definitely return - one of our best meals in...More

1  Thank Nancy1945
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Reef is a few miles north of the bridge in Vilano Beach, with a prime oceanfront perch. The view from the outdoor deck is the best feature of this restaurant. The deck experience would benefit significantly from heaters - amazingly, there are NO heat...More

Thank dvorac4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We joined friends at short notice for Sunday brunch. It was many years since we had eaten here, but we had heard good reports of their brunch in the recent past. We were not disappointed. The buffet was excellent, for seafood, meat options, salad bar,...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first trip to the Sunday buffet. The view was amazing. The food was delicious. We were disappointed in the service. We were expecting a more attentive experience for this type of restaurant. We has to re-ask for items and beverages. They were not busy,...More

Thank motherjanegoose
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great stop with something for everyone on the menu. It was the perfect pause to put us in a vacation frame of mind. The staff were attentive, friendly, and accommodating. It’s a little pricey, but worth it. The portions are perfectly satisfying,...More

Thank riley_jend
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
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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