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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Burger Restaurant
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“Above the Sand on the Beach restaurant on Melbourne Beach, is the Bikini Bar. A great little beachside bar to sit on a breezy deck overlooking the beach, sip on a favorite beverage, and enjoy a delicious appetizer. Take a little walk on the beach while you're there, too!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best fine dining restaurant in the area. A great spot for a celebration. Plan on spending $20-50 per person, but it’s worth it! ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Small gourmet grocery store with specialty foods and desserts. There is also a deli and pizza place inside.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“German food and the beautiful sunsets. Suggest you make reservations, especially during sunset”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
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“One of the most up-scale restaurants in Brevard boasting a highly acclaimed selection of fine cuisine. Excellent choice for a romantic night out or an important business meeting. Book a reservation in advance.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Amazing opportunity to see this boating, fishing, and swimming area. Historical venue as well.”
  • 10 locals recommend
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Restaurant
“Delicious food nearby! Great restaurant for appetizers, seafood, and burgers. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Kayak or canoe in the river estuaries. We went on a day when it was too windy and rough so we took a boat across the river and back, seeing all sorts of birds and dolphins. Fun and interesting trip. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Great free exibit, nature trail, on the beach! Learn about the spetacualr sea turtles that nest on these beaches. One of the few places in the world where loggerhead, leatherbacks and green turtles lay there eggs.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Breakfast!!!!!! Don't bother going anywhere else. Great, consistent breakfast and a great staff. Best of all, close to the beach house.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Designed by Palmer Enterprises, this popular stretched executive 18-hole course offers an oasis of golfing pleasure between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River. The 5,210 yard course features sail”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Nearby but quite small and rudimentary setting though service is quite good. Reservations are a must unless you are ordering carry-out only. Tiramisu is excellent.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Cute little beachside pizza place. Thin, New York style pizza, subs, salads. Beer and soft drinks.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Casual seafood. My favorite is the steamers (aka soft shell clams) and lobster Caesar salad, fish chowder. Other family favorites are the mahi sandwich, onion rings... everything is good! Hint- they have great burgers and they are open for lunch.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Street Address
“Ocean Avenue's newest bar/restaurant. We haven't tried it yet, but we know the owner and expect it to be good.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Funky but fun. All you can eat clams on. On the water, good food and cheap beer. Nothing fancy, but it's not meant to be, just come for the view, the fun and the local flavor.”
  • 3 locals recommend