One of the best parts of going on any vacation is checking out the local restaurants in the area. Traveling to new places can help expand your culinary experiences, and the same can be said whenever you visit Cocoa Beach. Our area features many different local restaurants that are not featured anywhere else. Make sure to stop by one of these incredible local restaurants when you come to visit Cocoa Beach:

Fat Kahunas

Whenever you do visit Cocoa Beach, you will notice that many of the local restaurants in the area focus on fresh seafood. It should come as no surprise, as Cocoa Beach is right on the water, making it easier than ever to obtain freshly caught seafood. One local restaurant that offers a delicious array of seafood and so much more is Fat Kahunas. This local restaurant is a tiny yet cozy restaurant right on the water. They feature a variety of seafood dishes including fresh scallops, tuna, halibut, and much more. The secret children’s menu makes sure even the little ones will find something they like even if they haven’t gotten a taste for seafood yet. Fat Kahunas is open Thursday through Monday from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM for dinner; since the restaurant is so small reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling 321-783-6858.

The Tiny Turtle

This Caribbean fusion restaurant is a great spot for a healthy meal that won’t break the bank. You’ll find a variety of delicious options, including a vegetarian and gluten free Quinoa Bowl with quinoa, kale mix, green peppers, onion, guacamole, black beans, salsa, tomatillo sauce, mango caribe, and crème caribe. Meat lovers can dig into the Tripleta Sandwich, featuring roasted island pork, braised island chicken, savory sweet ham, pepper jack cheese, romaine, tomato, potato sticks and crème caribe on Puerto Rican sobao bread. You can find The Tiny Turtle at 249 Minutemen Causeway, open from 8:00 AM to 9:00PM Tuesday – Thursday, until 10:00 PM Friday and Saturday, and closing early at 3:00 PM on Sunday.

The Green Room Café

Just because you are on vacation does not mean you have to give up your healthy diet. You can enjoy health-conscious meals when you make a stop in The Green Room Café. This local restaurant features everything you could want for a healthy meal such as sandwiches, salads, soups, and smoothies. They use organic ingredients whenever possible and there are plenty of vegetarian and vegan entrees on the menu too. While most sandwich and salad shops often have customers grabbing their items to go you will notice most stick around to enjoy their meal at the restaurant. This means you know it will be good when the busy locals of Cocoa Beach want to take in the friendly service of The Green Room Café. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Saturday and Monday from 11:30 AM to 8:00 PM.

Mangia & Bevi Pizzeria Napoletana

Not all meals during your vacation need to be healthy. One of the best meals to have whenever you are on a vacation getaway is pizza. It is also so easy to eat and typically delicious; the kids will also never fight with you over choosing pizza. Mangia & Bevi Pizzeria Napoletana is a local pizzeria that serves up tasty wood fire pizzas. Each pie uses only fresh ingredients and has the perfect ratio of chewy and crunchy crust. Their genuine Neapolitan pizza will win anyone over the second they take a bite. Don’t forget to try out their authentic mineral water or grab a glass of wine with your pizza. Don’t miss out on Mangia & Bevi Pizzeria Napoletana open Monday through Saturday from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Rock the Guac

You may not expect Cocoa Beach to offer incredible Mexican food, but you will find exactly that when you dine in at Rock the Guac. This counter service restaurant offers all of the Mexican food staples such as burritos, tacos, nachos, and so much more. There are plenty of sauces to add to your entrée such as the hot sauce or the quesoguac. Rock the Guac is the perfect spot for a quick meal or to pick up something on the go. However, we recommend dining at the restaurant so you can take in the charming interior as you eat. Rock the Guac is open daily from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Get Ready for More Food at Cocoa Beach

As you can see, the local restaurant community in Cocoa Beach is everything you could want. Make sure to stop by one (or all) of these incredible restaurants, and don’t forget to book one of our vacation rentals to stay close to!