Cocoa Beach dining tips

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Listing of popular dining choices in Cocoa Beach.

Anacapri Pizzeria
665 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-868-2266Hours: 11 a.m.- 11 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; noon-10 p.m. Sun.

Italian cuisine ... Anacapri Pizzeria, stop in for a slice or even an entire pizza pie! This pizzeria is conveniently located near the beach on Atlantic Ave. so there is little need to get in the car; just walk over when your craving for good pizza hits.

Bamboo Panda Chinese
3680 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-783-5312 Hours: 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sun.-Thurs; 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Fri., Sat.
Chinese ... Bamboo Panda is part of a chain of Chinese food restaurants all over the Florida area. They are known for having quality entrees at a good price. Selections from the menu include some of the most popular Chinese food entrees inluding: Lo Mein, Chow Mein, Pepper Steak, Beef and Broccoli, Sesame Chicken and more.
Bernard's Surf
2 S. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-783-2401Hours: 4 p.m.-11 p.m. dailySeafood ... Casual fine dining in the heart of Cocoa Beach. Bernards offers a relaxed, fine-dining atmosphere which is the perfect setting for a casual, yet intimate dining experience. The restaurant is more upscale than many of the other restaurants in the area, with subdued lighting and an extensive menu of freshly prepared seafood and steak.
Blimpie
220 W. Cocoa Beach Cswy., Cocoa Beach
407-799-3606Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun.Sandwiches ... Blimpie is a fine place to stop for a quick lunch. They offer freshly prepared sandwiches and salads with high-quality meats, cheeses and breads. Blimpie is inexpensive and fast, a good alternative to fried fast food.
Conchy Joe's Seafood
1477 Pineapple Ave., City of Melbourne
407-253-3131Hours: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.-10 p.m. dailySeafood ... Conchy Joe's has been rated to have "Brevard County's best salad bar," and the seafood is even better. Award winning native and Bahamian seafood dishes are prepared daily using only the freshest fish which can be found. They also serve certified Angus Beef and have a raw oyster bar as well. The restaurant offers a great view overlooking the Indian River; lunch and dinner are served 7 days a week.
Denny's
1245 N Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-783-4005Hours: 24 hoursAmerican cuisine ... Denny's is always open, which makes it convenient for those late-night (or any other time for that matter) hunger pangs. Denny's has a large variety of entrees available on its menu ... including breakfast, lunch and dinner. They are well known for their "Grand Slam" breakfast's which come in different varieties and include pancakes or eggs prepared in different ways. They also have burgers, chicken, fish and sandwiches that are always available.
Fischer's Seafood Bar & Grill
2 S. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-783-2401Hours: 10:30 a.m.-2 a.m. dailySeafood, Steaks, Sandwiches ... Fischer's slogan is "Where good friends meet for great times." The owners of Fischer's compare the atmosphere to the bar on the television "Cheers" where everyone knows everyone else and socializing is taken seriously. The menu has a little bit of everything on it, but they specialize in fresh seafood, steaks, chicken and sandwiches.
Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty
2200 S. Orlando Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-783-1350 Hours: 11:30 p.m.-9 p.m. dailySteak & Seafood ... Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty looks just like an old, run-down shanty from the outside ... but stepping inside is like stepping into a whole new world. This restaurant is very nice, with a plush interior and an elaborate surf and turf menu which includes: Filet Mignon, Oysters, Crab Cakes, Shrimp, Prime Rib & Chicken and many other seafood dishes. Look out the window closely, and you may see a porpoise or a manatee swim through the Banana River during your meal.
Marlin's Goodtime Bar & Grill
401 Meade Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-783-7549 ext. 29Hours: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. dailySeafood, Steaks, Burgers ... Marlin's Bar is located on the Cocoa Beach Pier. The restaurant overlooks Cocoa Beach and the Atlantic Ocean, there is a great view. Their menu of seafood, burgers, salads and steaks is augmented by an open and friendly staff which helps make for a successful dining experience. There is plenty of seating, so large parties can be accomodated easily.
The New Original Old Fish House
249 W. Cocoa Beach Cswy., Cocoa Beach
407-799-9190Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. dailySeafood ... The Old Fish House has been serving what it claims to be "The best Baltimore style blue crabs and home made crab cakes" in the Cocoa Beach area since 1975. They serve lunch and dinner and have an extensive all-you-can-eat menu with items like Crab Legs, Rock Shrimp, Fried Shrimp, and fish and chips on it. Check out the Old Fish House Feast which comes with a sample of five seafoods, Steamed Shrimp, Fried Shrimp, Clam Strips, Fried Fish, Fries and Hush Puppies.
Nick's NY Deli
410 N Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-784-5288Hours: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat.; 6 a.m.- 3p.m. Mon.-Fri.; Closed SunSandwiches ... Have a taste of New York, right off the beach. This New York style deli serves up usual deli fare like hot and cold sandwiches using only the freshest of meats and cheeses available.
Atlantic Ocean Grille401 Meade Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-783-7549Hours: 5 p.m.-10 p.m. dailySteak and Seafood ... The Pier House Restaurant is named so, because of it's location: on the Cocoa Beach Pier. This is an upscale restaurant where 'proper attire' is required, so wear your Sunday's best before indulging in the many fine selections of fresh seafood and steaks that are on the menu.
Rusty's Seafood & Oyster Bar
2 S. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-783-2401Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. dailySeafood ... Rusty's, "Where the fun begins and the food never ends!" This is a full-service seafood restaurant and oyster bar, where they use only the freshest seafood direct from the ocean. Show up between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to enjoy happy hour within the casual atmosphere that Rusty's offers.
Shoney's
3445 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-784-3713Hours: 6 a.m.-1 a.m. Fri., Sat.; 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun.American cuisine ... Shoney's is a large chain that is well known for its breakfast buffet. But they don't stop there. Lunch and dinner are also served, with many choices available. Burgers, chicken sandwiches, and fresh pies are available.
Sonny's BBQ
2005 N. Atlantic Ave., Cocoa Beach
407-868-1000Hours; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. dailySonny's is a popular place to get barbecue in Cocoa Beach. They have all of the usual BBQ favoites from chicken to beef to ribs. They also have a full selection of side dishes, like potato salad, cole slaw and baked beans.

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