Brio Italiano is an independently owned restaurant that specializes in authentic Italian cuisine. It has become a go-to place in the neighborhood for Italian food and offers an intimate and friendly atmosphere. Must-try's on the menu include the Grilled Mahi, Meatballs, Marinara Pasta and Caesar Salad.
Located across Campbell Park in the quaint downtown area of Melbourne, Zushi Asia is modern restaurant that specializes in sushi and traditional Thai cuisine. You can expect a friendly atmosphere, quick service and decent prices along with authentic Thai and Japanese food. The impressive menu features favorites like Teriyaki Duck, Pad Ka Ree Squid, Tempura Soba and Hishami Wakame apart from the signature sushi rolls, nigiri, bento boxes and sashimi. Desserts, sake, wine and beers complement the sushi and seafood dishes very well, completing the whole dining experience.
Offering a wide range of authentic Thai cuisine, this restaurant is busy most nights with bookings essential on Fridays and Saturdays. A little dark but definitely not dingy. Plenty of healthy plants and new wooden furniture provide a positive living atmosphere. Anything and everything Thai! Seafood is a specialty but there is also a good range of curries, Thai salads and stir fry noodles with plenty of vegetarian options.
Great choices of steak and seafood line up at Djon's Steak & Lobster House to please discerning foodies. The ambiance is warm, friendly and upscale and the service is exceptional with knowledgeable staff. Some of the recommendations of the chef are Veal Chop Djon, Filet Mignon & Lobster Tail and Live Main Lobster, which are all neighborhood favorites. A great venue for private events and celebrations, Djon's Steak & Lobster House is a definite must-visit in the region.
Feel the Caribbean vibe at the Island Spice Grill and Lounge. With authentic Jamaican specialties such as jerk chicken, beef patties and oxtail, the restaurant promises a great food experience. Come on Friday and enjoy your meal together with sounds and rhythms from the Islands played by local bands.
Located between Palm Bay and Melbourne, Chameleon Fusion Bistro is a sophisticated restaurant specializing in Japanese, Chinese, Thai and European cuisine. The elegant interiors and the modern decor lend a friendly ambiance to the place, making it perfect for friendly night-outs and even dinners with family. The well-conceived menu lists lighter options like Tapas, sushi, salads and soups alongside main dishes like the Ahi Tuna Steak, Sea Scallops & Mushroom Risotto, Miso Glazed Sea Bass and Panko Parmesan Crusted Chicken. For those who are indecisive they also have the chef's special four-course meal which has a choice of appetizer, entree, salad and dessert. Tropical cocktails, martinis, sakes and wines can be paired with the food or enjoyed in leisure at the bar.
Enigma is located southeast of Orlando on the shores of Satellite Beach, but is well worth the drive. Its motto is "casual fine dining and libation" - make the trip and you will find out why. Choose from inside seating resembling a relaxed beach house setting or outside dining in a secluded patio area where you can enjoy the cool ocean breeze along with your meal or drinks. Menu is packed full of fresh gourmet Italian cuisine from appetizer to dessert. Enigma is known as a favorite local gathering place, features a fully stocked bar, live entertainment plus numerous food and drink specials are available. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Coconuts on the Beach is a restaurant that serves delicious food and scrumptious drinks, offers live local music, and literally has the best view of Cocoa Beach. It is located on the seashore, adjacent to the Cocoa Beach Pier. This provides an endless amount of scenery including wildlife, locals, and visitors, as well. There is something to catch everyone's eye at Coconuts. They present a large variety of specialty drinks and unique food entrees to choose from, along with ever-changing live entertainment to enjoy. Coconuts is on an oceanfront deck, overlooking the mesmerizing Atlantic Ocean. You can be taken away by the cool ocean breeze and warm Florida sun, while you feel the sand between your toes!
Gregory’s Steak & Seafood Grille is located southeast of Orlando in the coastal city of Cocoa Beach. Find it beachside at the Ocean Landings Resort. This family-owned restaurant provides a blended décor of rustic elegance that presents a relaxed, fine dining experience. Step inside to discover stone covered walls, plenty of woods throughout along with beautifully set tables and booths. Choose from either indoor or outdoor covered patio dining. The menu includes fresh local and Northern seafood in a variety of tasty dishes as well as a mouthwatering Certified Angus Beef cooked to perfection. Select from a wine list or get a drink from the fully stocked bar. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Silvestro’s is located southeast of downtown Orlando in the friendly Space Coast area of Cocoa Beach, on the Banana River Square. The restaurant offers a fine Italian dining experience in an elegant setting that includes formally set tables, as well as beautiful artwork and furnishings throughout. Choose from menu items of genuine Italian dishes, including appetizers, salads, pastas, main courses and desserts. Enjoy a glass (or bottle) of international and domestic wine from the wine menu, or sip on a cold drink from the full-service bar. Silvestro’s is owned and operated by the renowned chef Silvestro Antonioli, and has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
River Rocks Dining & Drinks Dockside is a fabulous choice for waterside dining in Rockledge. The food served is an array of contemporary American and seafood delicacies that are prepared with local ingredients. The patio seating is excellent for a relaxed meal, with great views accentuating the restaurant's characteristic warmth. Some of the items on the menu like Wild Caught Mahi, Yellowtail Snapper and Romesco Grouper are definitely not to be missed. River Rocks is a great venue for private parties as well. Check website for details.