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About Citrus Grillhouse

Citrus Grillhouse is an American bistro-style casual seaside eatery. Dishes are simple classics with Italian and Mediterranean inspired origins. Executive Chef Scott Varricchio’s creative plates have been described as ‘approachable comfort food bursting with flavor’. The menu changes with the seasons using regionally grown produce and fresh locally caught seafood.
Citrus Grillhouse is high-energy, lively, and personable, where there is always something going on. Citrus Grillhouse is ideal for any gathering of friends, family, business associates, locals and tourists alike. A place where you always feel welcome.

1050 Easter Lily Lane
Vero Beach, FL 32963
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
LUNCH: Monday through Saturday 11:30AM - 2:00PM



DINNER: Every Evening at 5:00PM (7 Nights a Week)

Cross Street:
Ocean Drive

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(772) 234-4114

Website:
http://www.citrusgrillhouse.com/

Executive Chef:
Scott Varricchio

Additional:
Bar Dining, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Citrus Grillhouse Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
2
1

4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

84% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (32)
Great for Outdoor Dining (25)
Scenic View (20)
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Creative Cuisine (20)
Good for a Date (19)
Special Occasion (15)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Bar Seating (12)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Fun (9)
Casual (9)
Romantic (9)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Healthy (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Cozy (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Happy Hour (5)
Seasonal (5)
Business Meals (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Authentic (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
People Watching (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tapas (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

We had a wonderful dinner. There were eight at the tasting table. Everything was excellent but what stood out was our friendly, knowledgeable and extremely professional waitress.

Tags: Waterfront, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (Charleston)·Dined 2 days ago

I will definitely go back to Citrus Grill but our first experience wasn't great. We ordered the olives and marcona almonds as an app. The portion size could have fed ten people. We ordered snapper which was overcooked and the sauce was odd for fish - a thin gravy that seemed better suited for beef.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

I love this restaurant. Other than being out f a few drinks they were out of the selections were very nice.

The service was very slow. It really wasn’t even that busy. Our waitress was great it was the kitchen.

Swordfish was really good as was the duck and the pasta dish.
The lettuce with crab appetizer was very

tiny. My daughter ordered it as her meal. Just wish they had told her it was so tiny.
The beet salad was awesome and so was the raviolo.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

This experience is 2 sided. First, upon being seated for our Saturday, 8:30pm reservation, we are informed that the kitchen is out of: ALL fish entree's (salmon, snapper and a third I can't recall), also out of the filet (how is that possible?!) and the Haricots Verts side dish. It's Saturday night for goodness sake with people still coming in!

We order......the Lamb for me - perfectly cooked medium rare and the accompanying feta, mint, tomato and onion "relish" very very nice. My husband - started out with the green salad (large and very nicely dressed) and a shared order of Truffle buttered french fries - ADDICTING!!! His entree - the shrimp risotto declared delicious.

Overall a good experience, and we will be back, but Seriously.............a little better planning from the chef for in-season Saturday night dining

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·Dined 4 days ago

Out of several selections ( this is not the first time it happened)
No bread
No veggies or starch
Not a good value for the price
Bad management?
Will not return

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 (Cleveland)·Dined 4 days ago

Kitchen service slow. Salad special over the top.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 5 days ago

The snapper was very good but other parts of dinner were cold. The door to the porch brought cool breezes to all sitting in half the restaurant. Not one the better restaurants in Vero.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 10, 2018

We had eaten dinner a few times all excellent, but this was our first time to Citrus Grillhouse for lunch with friends and it did not disappoint! All of our meals were excellent, two had the Mahi Mahi sandwich, I had the asian chicken salad, the was light and spectacular, my husband had the flat iron steak sandwich.

We will be back for lunch and dinner!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 8, 2018

One in our party uses a walker but they seated us far from the entrance.
Veal flank steak and lamb loin were excellent as was the endive salad. Service was attentive without being intrusive. Swordfish was ok but just ok. Background music was audible but not overpowering. Desserts were meh.
All in all a very nice experience.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 3, 2018

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner experience. Not everything has to be about "specials" , though we were offered some very interesting ones - we decided to go with ones we loved from the "regular menu" - and this night we were not disappointed in our choices - We both had the crab salad as an appetizer - cool, crisp and so tasty -For entrees - I had the salmon in what I call oriental inspired broth - Wow - flavors amazing - my husband had the snapper dish, likewise - Wonderfully seasoned - both entrees were full of flavor , the presentations artful and for me, very important served HOT - Chef is so innovative Service was flawless and very attentive -

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Waterfront
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 3, 2018

The food is outrageous! Fresh pasta with spinach or truffle will bring me back maybe tomorrow ! Veal flank steak is a rare offering and was PERFECT. Nice wine list, cool creative salad choices ( we had the endive w/ Gorgonzola and the green bean w/ tomato), super service, nice atmosphere inside as it was chilly outside. Solid A

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Tapas, Cozy, Waterfront, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We had the grapefruit martini's which were delicious. The view of the ocean is outstanding. I had the shrimp sliders which were fresh and tasty. Husband had the mahi sandwich which he said was on the dry side. Very good service will definitely go back.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Service was good, food not so good. Asked for my steak to be cook medium, but it was served rare. Spinach fettuccine was way to salty and veal flank steak not as tender as last time.
It was quite cold outside so we sat inside where the noise level was extreme. Not a place you want to go for a nice quiet dinner. Disappointed.

Tags: Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Always wonderful!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We have visited the Citrus Grill House often. Always enjoy it. Food is made with fresh ingredients and prepared with some innovative touches. Service is always friendly and energetic. It is a bit loud but that is a part of the energetic experience. Highly recommended.

Tags: Waterfront, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Wonderful seafood preparations, had snapper and grouper.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We enjoyed our dining experience very much - so happy that Chef is including some very, very interesting specials. My husband and I both had the grilled octopus appetizer - Delicious!! My husband had the duck entrée with a brandy, cherry sauce - a perfect combination with a root vegetable puree I had the steak special - can't repeat the name, but according to the server and my taste buds - a higher quality to Kobi beef - hard to describe the succulence, decadence of this tasting experience - it was served with a simplly delicious black oil truffle risotto . Can't wait to return ----

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

We had lunch and everyone loved their food. I had the Asian chicken salad which was delicious as was our tomatoe basil soup. The noise level was high and our soup was delayed but otherwise a very tasty lunch. I would go back and try other dishes.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Excellent meal and the service was spectacular. Lots of smiles and energy. One of my favorite Vero Beach places to bring guests.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Had dinner here on Christmas eve. Food was good but portions very small for the money. I would recommend the Ocean Grill in Vero Beach instead. Very good food there with more reasonable prices and a better value for the money.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 23, 2017

My wife and I went to lunch with one of our grandsons and it was great.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on December 21, 2017

Prompt and courteous upon arrival. Reservation suggested especially for evening lunch is optional. Excellent sitting with a wonderful view. Weather was engaging and personable. Food was good. Look forward to going back trying some other things.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, People Watching, Good for Groups, Afternoon Tea
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 19, 2017

A wonderful restaurant with excellent food and service...I will go back many times.

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on December 14, 2017

We decided to go out with another couple on Wednesday, avoid the weekend crowds and were seated promptly.

Sever was pleasant and although the food was tasty, our plates (scallops) my wife asked for a veg and was offered beans (she cannnot eat) and she asked for Spinach, So when we added spinach the was an additional charge. Really? Another member had fettuccine and 60% of it had onions. He told the staff and they said oh I’m sorry. We ordered desserts and nothing was offered to make up for the fettuccine.

Oh don’t forget the appetizers, the Caprese salad was tasty but not for the $12.95 each. We go out often, but I would have a hard time retuning.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Always good food! Consistently creative an innovative dishes!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Won't return. one meal was cold, pasta lack sauce, too much noise, and price was high for what we thought was an above most restaurant of this caliber.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 12, 2017

I met a friend of mine for lunch - we ordered two items - the turkey burger and the tuna salad sandwich and split them so she could try both items. She loved them both. This restaurant is on the beach which is fantastic especially if the weather is nice. Great view, excellent food and service.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on December 7, 2017

Never go wrong with Citrus Grill house the food and service wonderful.

Tags: Waterfront, Casual, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Excellent choice, recommended by locals. Wish they had more seating for large groups outside.

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Local Ingredients
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Service was wonderful, we are outside to the sound of the ocean and it was great. Had the mushroom special app., loin of lamb, salmon and Mac and cheese. All were perfectly prepared and portion size was very nice. Ended the evening with with the small bit chocolate cake. Yummy

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Family in for Thanksgiving and dined on Saturday. Food was very good. Waitress was a bit lacking but friendly enough~Outdoor patio dining is lovely. Was a very nice evening.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Waterfront
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

Average meal and doesn’t warrant the multiple positive reviews. Can do much better.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 19, 2017

As always the highlight was the service. We love the waiters and waitresses at this restaurant. Harry and zack are always stellar

Tags: Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Outstanding gathering ... wait staff is very friendly and food is unique plus delicious

Tags: Quick Bite, Paleo Friendly, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Authentic, Casual, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We have been many times to the Citrus Grillhouse and find the food consistently good. It can be noisy, and so we prefer to sit outside on the porch. Unfortunately, most people seem to prefer to sit outside often making these tables difficult to get. The porch is so nice with the Ocean and beach beyond. Service was good, but we missed Vernon, our favorite waiter. I’m sure we’ll be back next week for more good food, views, and kind service!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 17, 2017

As newer residents, this was only our 2nd visit to Citrus Grill, both times excellent food and service.. Can't wait to go back!

Tags: Waterfront, Romantic
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Too pricey for simple dining of salad and pasta app.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Food was good, but a little pricy. We all enjoyed our meals, but not over the top. I had swordfish and it was over cooked. My friend had the endive salad and pasta and felt it was very good. It was a Thursday night and the restaurant indoors was about 2/3rds full. No one table was really loud, but overall it was very noisy. At times when talking across the table you had to really raise your voice to be heard. Not sure I would return.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

We were in Vero for a couple of days and wanted to stay beachside and be close enough to walk. The food was decent. We had 2 of the specials - Beef and Swordfish. We sat outside ( kind of bright) and the attire for the entire restaurant is dressy casual. Service was alright. A bit slow as our waitress seemed to 'overlook' us on her passes by our table. My guess is for really good food, you need to go into the downtown area, or drive further south on Ocean Dr.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Made the res online. Stated anniversary for the occasion. Everyone there knew it was our anniversary. Great service. Special table overlooking the water. Special, no charge, dessert. Great food. Will be the first place we book upon returning to Vero Beach.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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