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Pelicans Reef

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
7261 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45230-4125
+1 513-232-2526
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (8 reviews)
“crab cakes” (9 reviews)
“grouper” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
7261 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45230-4125
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Came in on a Saturday afternoon for lunch. Found it on Trip Advisor. So glad we did. We had to look for it as it is in a strip mall type of area. We had been shopping up the road @ Macy's and then on...More

Thank phislamajama
Manager424242, Manager at Pelicans Reef, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your nice comments! Hope we see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Have eaten here with my daughter a couple of times and really like the seafood. Will never go back to Dead Lobster!!

Thank Paul W
Management response:Responded 5 October 2017

Thanks, Paul! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful spot to eat at. It has that nice island decor and feel. Our server was very nice, even brought out a coloring book for our daughter. My husband had the lobster bisque and grouper sandwich both excellent. I had a fantastic chicken sandwich. The...More

Thank traveling_tegan
Management response:Responded 30 August 2017

Thanks so much for your valued feedback. We hope you'll come back to see us soon!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

There was a 30 minute wait but the place was booming and there were a lot of people waiting to be seated, exactly what you'd expect for a Saturday night. Though it felt to cramped and was totally noisy, the food was good and we...More

Thank Andrea D
Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Thanks for your valued feedback, Andrea. Saturdays can be a bit on the crazy side so we thank you for your patience. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This little hidden gem in Beechmont Ohio is really good. The service and food was great and the prices are fair. The Lobster Bisque is really good.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Went looking for some King Crab Legs, and they were delicious! All split fully in half, no messing with shells. The crab legs were sweet, warm and not mushy like you get at some establishments. Wife had the Calamari , it was a huge helping...More

Thank Dennis N
Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Thanks Dennis! So glad you had a great experience. We work really hard at providing delicious food at a reasonable price. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Very good food! Had the Mahi Mahi club sandwich with side salad. Key lime pie for dessert, the real stuff! Friendly staff. Reasonable prices. Laid back atmosphere, out table was upstairs.

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Once you try this place you will fall in love. The people there treat you like you are a regular local. Not to say that they have the best type of food in the Cincinnati area. If you pass this place up you will be...More

Thank Virgil L
Management response:Responded 17 July 2017

Thanks Virgil. We've been working hard for our customers for almost 23 years and we really value your feedback. Hope we see you soon!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

My husband and I had dinner here a while back and I was happy to see they offered a fried oyster po-boy. I ordered that and my husband ordered conch chowder and beer battered perch. The po-boy was a big disappointment - I literally had...More

Thank Christina M
Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Hi Christina. Really sorry you didn't enjoy your experience at the Reef. We try very hard to ensure a wonderful time for all of our customers. I do hope you'll give us another try in the future. Be sure to ask for me. My name...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

This restaurant was a bit of a drive from our hotel but SO worth it. The atmosphere made me feel like I was at the beach and the food...oh my the food! My hubby ordered fried shrimp and cod with fries and slaw. I didn't...More

Thank 06Katie_Stewart26
Management response:Responded 5 July 2017

Thanks for your great review, Katie! Your feedback is shared amongst our entire staff and is highly valued. Hope to see you soon!

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Questions & Answers
21 February 2016|
Response from jeb6294 | Reviewed this property |
Yes...probably. Crab legs aren't on the menu, but they usually have them up on their chalk board with market prices.
27 December 2014|
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Response from Judith P | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but they do have a full bar and a telephone.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7261 Beechmont Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45230-4125
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-232-2526
  • E-mail
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