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Robbi's Reef

900 Venetia Bay Blvd, Venice, FL 34285
+1 941-485-9196
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish tacos” (181 reviews)
“gumbo” (49 reviews)
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Barbecue, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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900 Venetia Bay Blvd, Venice, FL 34285
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171 - 180 of 882 reviews

Reviewed 4 August 2016

Great restaurant in their new space! Food was exceptional and so very reasonably priced. Staff very attentive. Wonderful date night... And kiddo's will love the aquariums

Thank mom mano
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We were looking for someone new to eat. After reviewing TripAdvisor, we were off to check out Robbi's Reef. This is a beautiful restaurant with aquariums to entertain you while your food is prepared. The food was exceptional, the service was great. If we hadn't...More

Thank Kam J
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Food is always great, service is wonderful and there's always a friendly face smiling at you! It is our "go to" place during the week and when we have out of state guests...

Thank carla s
Reviewed 29 July 2016

First time at the new location. Very nice with plenty of room. We had shrimp scampi and Gulf Shrimp. The meals were served hot, perfectly cooked and seasoned to perfection! Would highly recommend this establishment..

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I have tried catfish before and to my husbands dismay really didn't like it but they brought a plate of catfish bites for his order it looked tasty so I took one and wow just couldn't believe I was eating catfish. It had none of...More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 28 July 2016

For an appetizer we ordered the catfish bites and they were amazing - light, flaky, and perfectly battered. I grew up on a lake in Texas and know my catfish and this was GOOD catfish! The fried shrimp was disappointing, though - cooked a too...More

Thank FloridaBeachbabe
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I am not a seafood fan however once I ate their fish & chips; they made me a lover! I have no idea how they make it so wonderful, but trust me, you must try it to believe it!

Thank Jostianna
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We went based on the description of Key Lime Pie which is my husband's passion. It was average at best -- easily outdone by the recipe that used to come on the can of sweetened condensed milk. The seafood was all right, but also not...More

Thank Mara10570
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Service is awful. Food isn't good if you get it. Waited 45 minutes for my meal then they dropped it on the floor. Wait time is long because they are so disorganized.

Thank speedg00se
Reviewed 26 July 2016

three time in the last ten days. We walked in to see what was happening at this new place. Was an old place at new location. Nice seafood shop! AND spacious dining. Tile fish, grouper and steamed clams hit the top!~ Good and fun service....More

Thank Creighton W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Bill M
Good Day, Any thoughts to adding Couch Chowder to your menu? Thanks
24 January 2017|
Response from Robbis R | Property representative |
Hi Bill, thanks for asking! We have considered offering Conch Chowder as a special soup of the day, but it most likely won't be offered as a permanent staple on the menu. Please feel free to follow us on facebook, as we try... More
Max T
Are you open on Christmas day 2016?
8 December 2016|
Response from Robbis R | Property representative |
I'm so sorry but we will not be open on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. I sure hope you will join us on another day, though! Thanks for the inquiry!
karen g
Are you dog friendly
22 April 2016|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I would call first
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Venetia Bay Blvd, Venice, FL 34285
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-9196
  • E-mail
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 & beautiful fountain 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 casual, relaxed atmosphere and the wonderful food!
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