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“Affordable & Delish”
Review of Johnny's Reef

Johnny's Reef
Ranked #36 of 1,250 Restaurants in Bronx
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed 19 April 2014

The most affordable spot on City Island with great food, this is my go-to when funds are low. The food is usually fresh and even with the crazy crowds, the wait time is short.

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Reviewed 5 March 2014

Unlike Seafood City, their drinks are so cheap yet they are way stronger. Nothing beats a nice summer breeze with a strong drink with light ice!

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Reviewed 14 September 2013 via mobile

If the end was near Johnny's Reef would probably be my last meal. The food is delicious and the cafeteria like atmosphere brings me right back to being a little kid visiting my grandparents on City Island. Be warned, it's cash only, very casual, and parking can be challenge on a weekend. I always get the filet of sole, but the shrimp and scallops are great as well!

This restaurant will always have a special place in my heart (and for good reason!). Lastly, don't forget to feed the seagulls your extra french fries when you are done...it's a tradition. :-)

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1  Thank Zachary F
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

So there are lots of upscale restaurant that offers seafood on City Island. But this place is a must. ...tons of fried food at a good price. It's not fancy, it's not a white table cloth place, but it's a must experience for going to city island. It's casual. The service is fast, cafeteria style. It's an Bronx experience, loud music, different culture. It's a good view of the bridge to Queens. Beware, parking can sometime be hard to find. We try to get here at least twice during the summer.

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1  Thank Iratherbetravelling
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Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

Crowded but service is quick. friendly staff. lobster tails were good, even the fried chicken wings! & sweetcorn. wish it was whole-belly clams instead of strips which didn't taste much. could use some fan or a/c inside dining area when it's a hot summer day.

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Thank NQuoryo
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