Waterfront Dining on the Space Coast

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Dinner with a View

Looking for a fun spot to grab a bite to eat with some serious Space Coast ambiance?  Check out a few of these waterfront eateries for something tasty and spectacular scenery.

Melbourne & The Beaches

Grills Riverside Seafood Deck & Tiki Bar | Riverfront $$

Tiki bar with fresh seafood, great sandwiches and coastal entrees. Brunch is served on weekends.

Squid Lips Overwater Grill | Riverfront | $

Tiki Bar with fresh island-infused favorites.

Ichabod’s Dockside Bar & Grille | Riverfront | $$$

Fresh seafood prepared with care, great spot for a romantic evening.

River Rocks | Riverfront | $$

Dockside bar with delightfully-sharable apps and entrees.

Pineda Inn Bar & Grill | Riverfront | $

Laid Back tiki deck with Florida favorites on the menu. Featuring live music nightly.

Café Coconut Cove | Riverfront  | $$$

Tucked away, hidden gem of a German cafe. You won’t forget the sunset or schnitzel here.

Frigates Waterfront Bar & Grill  | Riverfront | $$$

Dock your boat at this coastal-inspired bar & grill. Make reservations for Sunday Brunch and enjoy the scenery.

Morning Glory Eatery | Oceanfront | $$

Breakfast is served with an ocean view. Breakfast staples and southern favorites get your day started right.

Sand on the Beach | Oceanfront | $$

Incredible views paired with the perfect seafood dishes make for a memorable meal. 

Cocoa Beach

Coconuts on the Beach | Oceanfront | $$

The party is always at Coconuts on the Beach, fresh seafood wraps, sandwiches and sharable apps make this tiki bar a great spot to eat.

SquidLips Cocoa Beach | Riverfront | $

Tiki Bar with fresh island-infused favorites.

Sunset Waterfront Cafe & Bar  | Riverfront | $

Dock your boat and enjoy salads, burgers, and sandwiches at this waterfront cafe.

Pier 62 Oceanfront Restaurant  | Oceanfront | $$$

Fresh Florida favorites at the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier


Shiloh’s Steak and Seafood | Riverfront | $$$

Enjoy fresh seafood and prime-cut steaks along with seasonal menu items sure to tantalize your senses.

Pier 220 | Riverfront | $$

The perfect spot to watch a launch.

New York New York | Riverfront | $

Basic surf ‘n’ turf in an old house with a tiki bar overlooking the river & the NASA launch pad.

 Port Canaveral

Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill | Port Canaveral | $$

Don’t miss this exciting spot for Hawaiian-style ahi tuna, shark bites, coconut shrimp, and burgers. Fishlips also offers a Sunday brunch.

Grills Seafood Deck & Tiki Bar  | Port Canaveral | $$

Enjoy fresh-caught seafood and other coastal favorites on a massive tiki deck featuring live music nightly.

Rusty’s Seafood & Oyster Bar | Port Canaveral | $$

Fun spot for tropical drinks, fresh oysters and epic views of SpaceX boosters, cruise ships and sunsets in the Port.

Seafood Atlantic | Port Canaveral | $$

You can’t find any fresher seafood than at Seafood Atlantic. Dine in or take comeback to the B&B from the market

Dolphins Waterfront Bar & Grill | Merritt Island | $$

Check out the largest tiki bar on the Space Coast with a large, full bar, a full menu of savory selections, covered and outside seating, and of course, incredible views of sunrises, sunsets, dolphins, and manatees.

Palm Bay

Yellow Dog Cafe | Riverfront | $$$

Fine dining on the Space Coast at it’s finest waterfront location!

Lazy Turtle Riverfront Grill & Tiki Bar | Riverfront | $

Fun drinks, fantastic food and a view you’ll dream about for years to come.

Waterfront dining is not to be missed when visiting Florida’s Space Coast! To see more dining options, check out all the restaurants here.

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