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Melbourne Sea Food restaurants?

CocoDan Oct 29, 2013 11:28 AM

Need top shelf sea food dining in Melbourne.
Thanks in Advance,

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    crewsweeper Oct 29, 2013 12:14 PM

    Shells on West New Haven by Melbourne Square. Been around for a long time. Locals love it.

    Also try the Shack down A1A (Dixie Hwy) in Palm Bay. On the beach. Great service. easy parking. Good crabs and shrimp.

    Islands Fish Grill on 5th Ave Indialantic, just before A1A. Can get crowded. Small place.

    For more "party" atmosphere try Bonefish Willy's on the beach up on Pineapple Ave.

    You can head up the coast to Cocoa Beach for Bernard's on S Atlantic.

    All these places are relativley casual. The Dove on New Haven is Italian but they serve good seafood. One of the more expensive places to dine. And for most expensive, but not necessarily the best-though good for the money, there's always the Chart House over on Front street past the park before the causeway.

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    1. re: crewsweeper
      CocoDan Oct 29, 2013 12:17 PM

      Thanks. Have been to the Shack, and really liked it. Your recommendations sound solid.

      1. re: crewsweeper
        cavandre Oct 29, 2013 01:53 PM

        I think that Bernard's is closed.

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          crewsweeper Oct 30, 2013 04:12 AM

          Well I had heard that but also heard that a UK group who own the Giraffe restaurants was buying it and were reopening. Guess Not. Scratch another from the CB list. Thanks for the heads up.

          Fat Snook was good too but been a couple of years since I was there.

          1. re: crewsweeper
            cavandre Oct 30, 2013 04:24 AM

            I heard the same thing, but the project has at least stalled if not died.

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        cavandre Oct 29, 2013 01:49 PM

        If you want some really well prepared sea food, I suggest you try the Fat Snook over in Cocoa Beach. The place isn't very big, but they take reservations.


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          cavandre Oct 30, 2013 04:22 AM

          Also in Cocoa Beach, there's Jazzy's Mainely Lobster. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but it's a wicked good New England sea food joint on the inside.


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