A trip to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center is the pinnacle of a Space Coast Vacation. Here you'll experience what it's like to blast into space, see rockets, shuttles, and launch control centers, it's also the closest you can get to a rocket launch. But... What's for lunch?
Restaurants in Titusville, Cocoa Beach, and the City of Cape Canaveral are on-the-way to and from the Visitors Complex and ready to serve an army of astronauts the fuel they need to explore the cosmos and beyond. Don't let your trip to the Space Center end with a hangry meltdown. Check out these restaurants around the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and fill up before your Space Coast Adventure!
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What's for Lunch
Truth be told, it's a bit complicated to leave the Space Center for Lunch. Thankfully, there are tons of dining and snack spots located in the park. There’s even an option for an “eat and greet.” Check out the ways you can stay fueled throughout the day.
Dine with an Astronaut
This unique “eat and greet” experience gives you the chance to hear personal stories of space exploration by astronauts who defied gravity. Enjoy a buffet lunch, Q & A time, and the opportunity to get a photo with an astronaut. * Check the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex website for a schedule of which astronauts will be joining guests for lunch the day you're visiting.
If you like to plan, knowing what your options are before arriving helps. Here is a list of the on-site choices and the menus for each. There’s even a Starbucks® for those who need an extra pick-me-up in the afternoon.
Rocket Garden Café
Moon Rock Café
Red Rock Grill
Rocket Fuel Food Truck
Dinner in Titusville
Titusville is brimming with great dining options. After your day exploring the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, you'll want to stick around town to check out the dining scene!
Want to end your day with great food and even better beer? Stop here! You won’t be disappointed. Brix Project, while a brewery, is a family friendly establishment that can accommodate larger parties. So go ahead, bring the kids and wind down with a Robonaut Red or Key Lime Slice!
At Loyd Have Mercy you will find a menu of homestyle Southern fare served in a laid-back environment. From seafood and barbecue to classic homestyle favorites this restaurant, everything on this menu will have you planning another vacation so you can try it all.
Shiloh's Steak & Seafood has something for every palate and incredible waterfront views. With a direct with of NASA's Kennedy Space Center, this family-friendly restaurant is a prime spot for catching one of the many rocket launches from the Space Coast or winding down after a trip to the Visitor Complex.
Heading back to Cape Canaveral or Cocoa Beach?
Want to get back to the hotel? Stop at The Cove in Port Canaveral for some family-friendly, waterfront dining! Here you'll enjoy your pick of several restaurants, the opportunity to explore the Exploration Tower, and waterfront views that can feature cruise ships, rocket parts, and native wildlife making their way through one of the busiest ports in the US.
Don't let your launch countdown turn into a meltdown. Plan out your perfect day at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex from Breakfast to Dinner!
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