2600 Travis HoustonTX77002
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Seafood: At Reef, diners dive into scrumptious seafood dishes featuring the freshest daily catches and deliciously distinctive flavor combinations. The chefs expertly prepare seafood with Gulf Coast, Mediterranean and Asian influences, with standout options including slow baked salmon, crispy-skin snapper and grilled scallops. Pair your meal with one of the restaurant's 1,500 hand-selected...
by 10best on November 23, 2014 from 10best


When to Go:
The restaurant's bar serves food until 2am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
by Citysearch on October 14, 2012 from Citysearch
Fun Fact:
The 3rd BAR is named for the third sandbar from the beach, where sharks are known to work the coastline.
by Citysearch on October 14, 2012 from Citysearch

Editorial Reviews

Chef Bryan Caswell, late of Bank at the Hotel Icon, re-emerges at Midtown's bustling Reef, a loud, showy seafood house packed to the gills with movers and shakers and their friends. Although the food is often a mixed bag, when it's good, it's great. Shrimp wrapped with bacon and stuffed with avocado; crispy-skin Gulf Coast snapper; and the jumbo crab cake served with taqueria-style pickled...
by fodors on April 09, 2015 from fodors
When a restaurant is lauded in the foodie press as one of the best in the country, it better have the chops to back it up on a consistent basis, but Reef continues to wow diners with inventive seafood dishes and top-notch service. Chef Bryan Caswell's kitchen turns out delectable dishes like slow-baked salmon with lemon risotto, grilled scallops with truffle polenta, and tempura-battered...
by blackbookmag on April 08, 2012 from blackbookmag
REEF Restaurant Review:
Chef/co-owner Bryan Caswell knows his fish. Coupled with partner Bill Floyd’s wine expertise, these two Jean-Georges Vongerichten restaurant alumni have created one of the best seafood establishments in Texas. The décor is sleek and minimal, with only a few swaths of foam green and soft blue as tip-offs to the fresh and inventive seafood on the menu. A towering glass wine wall, offering more...
by gayot on October 30, 2011 from gayot
Dining from the sea has never looked so stylish at this Midtown eatery offering a welcome alternative to traditional nautical-themed restaurants.:
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Opting to steer clear of cliché ocean decor, the surroundings at REEF are appropriately matched with its trendy address. The large bar, dubbed 3rd BAR, offers generous space...
by by Contributor at Citysearch on June 29, 2007 from Citysearch

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No other Texas restaurant showcases as many
species of Gulf Coast fish and no other Texas...
by facebook on July 26, 2015 from facebook