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12A Buoy

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22 Fisherman's Wharf, Seaway Drive and Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
+1 772-672-4524
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Miami, Florida
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visit the Treasure Coast area every other month or so and though we like to try new places, 12A Buoy is one restaurant that we always visit once (or twice) on each visit. Expect a wait, but get a beer or wine and relax and enjoy it. Great fresh fish dishes, fresh crisp salads, excellent selection of draft and... More 

Thank Mike B
Greenville, New York, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best of Fort Pierce--- the soups are fantastic! The apps can be your meal, try the lobster mac and cheese, it's unbelievably delicious. After at least 10 visits, I finally tried the key lime pie--I was always way too full before-- but that pie was shared by 3 of us and we can't say enough good things. Went back... More 

Thank DBMull
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

12A Buoy is a hidden gem!! If you blink you will drive right by. But if you do you will miss a great dining experience. No reservations taken and with good reason. If you not there by 5pm your waiting 45min at min....but it is Sooo worth the wait! Great staff and atmosphere! When we come down we usually eat... More 

Thank Peter D
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boyfriend makes me drive the 35 minutes from Vero just to eat at this little joint. We get a few appetizers to share and it is plenty! Great Mahi sandwiches as well. Do yourself a favor and get a bite to eat here, even if you do have to wait a few minutes for a table!

Thank FoodieTreasureCoast
Stuart, Florida
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic lunch!! About a 20 minute wait on a Saturday, in late season, at 2:00pm. Well worth every minute! The tuna tar tar was amazing!! The calamari and the sauce was great and entrees were great too!!! The key lime pie was to die for!! Do yourself a favor and wait for this gem!! We will be back!

Thank Robyn D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there for lunch on a weekday in March. Although it was crowded, our wait person was very attentive. It's worth noting that they offered more than just french fries with the sandwiches--you could choose a fruit cup, rice and beans, or the french fries. There was plenty of room for parking, which is nice, although the larger parking... More 

Thank For_m_erCabinCrew
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They have the best. You have to try their lobster mac n cheese!! We have been on several occasions and have never been disappointed. Service is also top notch.

Thank Tonya S
Portland, Maine
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friends and I went to 12A Buoy for lunch. The food was amazing. As a Mainer, I am very particular about my clam chowder. Well, the clam chowder was amazing! And so was my fish sandwich. The waitress was very attentive. Will definitely be back for more.

Thank rachc337
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

12A is a local favorite and a real hidden gem. The food is always excellent, especially the lobster mac and cheese. The price is very reasonable, and I love to take my entire family. The kids like it too.

Thank Bhc123
Jensen Beach, Florida
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food in a laid back setting. During season the wait can be long but the food is worth the wait. Last week we had the tuna sashimi, blackened scallops and fried shrimp. The tuna melted in your mouth. The scallops were delicious and the fried shrimp was a large portion done perfectly. Sometimes the service is slow but understandable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Fisherman's Wharf, Seaway Drive and Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Pierce
  • Phone Number: +1 772-672-4524

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?