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“Excellent Customer Service!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Robbi's Reef

Robbi's Reef
Ranked #18 of 240 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$28
Cuisines: Barbecue, Seafood
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Robbi's Reef is a floridian-style restaurant that focuses on fresh, quality seafood and smoked in-house barbecue - a winning combination for the whole family to enjoy! Robbi's Reef is located in a beautiful, 175 seat restaurant overlooking a small body of water with large windows to maximize the view. With plenty of private parking, a full indoor & outdoor bar, a fresh seafood market, lots of large fish tanks to entertain, and plenty of photos of locals with their "big catch" to peruse, kids and adults will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and the wonderful food!
Sarasota, Florida
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110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Excellent Customer Service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

Wow, I'd almost given up on the human race, then I walked into Robbi's Reef! By the way, I didn't know the restaurant was here until I read a review of Trip Advisor, so thanks to all who share their experiences!

The customer service is so awesome, and I don't mean just your personal server but all servers, they are all smiling and friendly and might stop to chat for a moment.

We've been about 5 times in 6 weeks or so, even taking an out of town guest.

The seafood is fresh as are the veges and the salads.

Yummy!

  • Visited June 2014
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Venice, Florida
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“super seafood super service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

If delicious seafood with excellent service appeals to you, then go to robbi's reef . Their fish tacos (always all mahi) are out of sight.
We had the special tonight, tile fish, and it tasted better than grouper to us.
we love the potato salad, we love the homemade key lime pie.
also factor in very generous portions and reasonable prices for their premium seafood and you have an awesome lunch or dinner.
tell mike we say hello.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank clmcdonald9
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Kinsman, Ohio
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Don't be fooled by the outside.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

What a great and friendly place. Some of the best grilled grouper in Venice, when you can get it. Just go there you won't be disappointed. Prices are very good.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank sharina2013
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Bonnybridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Absolutely fantastic seafood!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

On hols in Venice from Scotland , and always look forward to a visit to robbi's reef!
Did not disappoint last night. Robbi remembers us from lots of previous visits. Food and service outstanding! Don't hesitate, go enjoy yummy food in a friendly atmosphere!! Thanks again all at robbi's reef!!!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank PLBKCarbs
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Montgomery, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fresh seafood at it's best!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

We dined at Robbi's Reef on the recommendation of our hotel desk clerk. What a great meal! The staff were friendly and our server was very knowledgeable and willing to make recommendations. Fresh scallops with pasta, tomatoes, and mushrooms in a light lobster cream sauce was the special and absolutely divine! I will be back in the area in a couple of weeks and this is one place I will definitely go to eat.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Jan K
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