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Great Restaurants in Melbourne and the Beaches

Looking for a great restaurant in Melbourne on the Space Coast? We know a few places

There’s a lot of food in Melbourne, here’s a quick guide to help you decide what to eat when your stomachs start rumbling louder than a Falcon Heavy on your Space Coast Vacation.

 

West Melbourne

West Melbourne is full of hidden gems and secret recipes. If you’re looking for a uniquely Melbourne dining experience, check out these West Melbourne Restaurants

Cerrato's Italian Market and Deli 

Cerrattos Deli
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You won’t find a more authentic Italian market and deli anywhere else. Cerrattos has been slicing up some of the finest imported meats and cheeses and assembling out-of-this-world flavorful sandwiches and other deli items. Stop in and see what a real tradition tastes like. 

Senzu Noodle Bar  

We asked for ramen, Senzu Noodle Bar Delivered. Located near the Melbourne Square Mall, this West Melbourne treat is your must-stop spot for all things noodle. Savory ramens, hearty noodle bowls, and inventive daily specials make this small spot one you’ll be telling your friends back home about. 

Downtown Melbourne

Downtown Melbourne is a historic city with a flare for food. The main thoroughfare and secret back alleyways are lined with iconic Space Coast treats perfect for every palate! 

Crydermans 

Looking for Texas-style pit bbq with Floridian flare? Stop into Crydermans. Their menu of smoked turkey, pork and beef will have you licking your fingers and ordering double so you can enjoy a midnight snack. Check their Facebook for weekly specials for a nice surprise when you’re in town. 

Meg O’Malley's

fish and chips at meg omalley's

Meg O’Malley’s is the Space Coast’s most well-known Irish Pub. It’s the spot for traditional irish meals, live music and a family-friendly atmosphere you’ll love. 

The Mansion

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The Mansion is a market in a historic home overlooking the Indian River Lagoon. Families can enjoy their indoor and out door patio seating, along with the deli and market inside. Adults area encouraged to peruse the craft beer, wine and liquor cellar for hard-to-find bottles of local and international libations, then head to the rooftop bar for a dining experience you’ll only find in Melbourne! 

Nomad Cafe

The Nomad Cafe in Downtown Melbourne is a scratch-kitchen that cares about the environment. Expect chef-inspired local-focused rotating specials and an eco-consious, sustainable options. Call a head for reservations. 

Hell'n Blazes Brewing Company

beer at hell n blazes

Hell’n Blazes Brewing Company is a must-stop on your Melbourne leg of your Space Coast Vacation. Pair an artfully crafted beer with a burger of the week or anything else from their full and extensive menu. This brewery is also located in a historic bank, the vault room is available for large parties! 

The Burger Place 

burger at the burger place

For a no-frills diner experience, you’ve got to stop at the Burger Place. Fresh-made and baked buns accompany fresh beef with a myriad of toppings all for your choosing. Pair your burger with a milkshake and shoestring fries and get transported back to Space Race Space Coast of the 1950s 

El Ambia Cubano

snapper at el ambia cubano

Looking for authentic Cuban cuisine? Look no further than El Ambia Cubano, from Pallea to fried snapper, Cuban Sandwiches and Lechon, you’ll feel like you’re in Havana when you dine here! 

Matt's Casbah

entree from matt's casbah

Matt’s Casbah is a Downtown Melbourne staple that has been delighting the Space Coast for years. With an enormous outdoor bar and patio, you’ll enjoy live music and fresh air while you enjoy an extensive menu complete with sushi, salads, flatbreads, burgers, sandwiches and seafood. Not sure what you want to eat? There’s something on the menu here you’ll love. 

Melbourne Seafood Station

seafood boil

The Melbourne Seafood Station specializes in seafood boils and, boy do they do them right. Grab a few pounds of shrimp, rock shrimp, blue crab and more steamed and slathered in garlic sauce for a truly Space Coast treat. Grab some napkins. You will need them! 

Crush IX

Scratch-made food with a laid back atmosphere, Crush IX is your go-to spot for trendy tapas and craft cocktails. Dress up, make your reservation and enjoy the nightly specials. 

Indialantic and Melbourne Beach

Beachside in Melbourne are a few great cities with some amazing restaurants. Enjoy this beach town by sampling the finest of its eateries 
 

Scott's on Fifth 

For a gourmet experience in a 5 star spot, you’ll want to stop at Scott’s on Fifth. Celebrity Chef Scott Earick creates envious menus with high-quality local ingredients. Your tastebuds will be delighted and senses entertained when you make reservations here. 

Skewers Mediterranean Grille 

If you love Mediterranean  food, you’ll love this beachside haunt. With delicious shawarmas, hummus platters and more, your whole family will experience rich flavors in an ambient setting. 

Bizzaro's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria 

Bizzaro's is an institution on the Space Coast and the original pizzeria is located at the boardwalk in Indialantic. Enjoy authentic pizza by the slice and other Italian favorites in this beachside pizza paradise. 

Djon's Village Market

Is it a market, is a restaurant, is it a rooftop bar? Turns out it’s all three. Head over to Djon’s Village Market for some tapas, maybe a drink in the 21+ rooftop bar and grab some snacks for the hotel before you head out. It’s a unique Space Coast Experience in one beachside location! 

There’s so many places to enjoy in Melbourne! Start with this list then find your own favorite spots next time you dine in Melbourne, on the Space Coast. 

 

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