Updated: Dec 19, 2020
Whether you're planning a first date or you've been married for 30 years and need a night out, your restaurant choice can make a big impact on your evening together. Leave the guess work out of it, and check out this list of the best date night restaurants for you and your special someone.
Some of the best date night restaurants in Brevard County, the Space Coast or Indian River County include Ocean 302 in Melbourne Beach, The Fat Snook in Cocoa Beach, Yellow Dog in Malabar, Cobalt in Vero Beach and Dove III in Downtown Melbourne.
Keep reading for more details and a full list of the best anniversary restaurants separated by town.
Best date night restaurants near Melbourne Beach, FL
Djon's Steak & Lobster House
522 Ocean Ave Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
Facebook description: "Djon’s Steak and Lobster house invites you to experience superior quality and unsurpassed hospitality. Appeal to all your senses with an unmatched decor and one of a kind piano bar. Djon’s Steak and Lobster house offers an exquisite menu, delectable steaks, lamb chops, veal chops, and fresh seafood accompanied with an unparalleled wine and cocktail list; a guarantee for a memorable evening. Enjoy our nightly happy hour from 5pm-7pm and live entertainment and now open for lunch Tuesday - Friday 1130am-4pm!"
(The garden at) Coasters Pub & Biergarten
971 E Eau Gallie Boulevard Melbourne, FL 32937
Facebook description: "Florida's oldest continually-operating craft beer focused restaurant."
302 Ocean Ave Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
Facebook description: "Ocean 302 is a farm to table restaurant specializing in the finest fresh foods and beverages sourced wherever possible from local farms, food artisans and craft breweries.Offering the finest selection of wines in the Space Coast.Ocean 302 provides a upscale contemporary neighborhood ambiance."
1924 Highway A1a Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937
Facebook description: "Trend Kitchen is a modern fine dining restaurant with a casual, fun and playful atmosphere. We don't have a walk-in cooler or a freezer, so everything is made fresh in-house daily using the best ingredients available; Fresh pastas, breads, sauces, house-cut fries, cheeses, and so much more. We are also bringing in fresh seafood every single day from Hawaii, Alaska and local fisherman. We have a 105 bottle boutique wine list, a section of unique craft bottle & draft beers, an inventive modern menu, liquid nitrogen desserts, and custom pairings with craft beer, wines, and even artisanal freshly ground French press coffees, espressos and after dinner drinks"
Islands Fish Grill
111 5th Ave, Indialantic, FL
Facebook description: "Welcome to Islands Fish Grill, under new ownership/management since August 2014! Fresh Fish, Florida Beers, Fantastic Wines!"
cuiZine Restaurant & Lounge
1790 Highway A1A Satellite Beach, FL 32937
Facebook description: "A modern steakhouse, also serving fine seafood & creative small plates in an inviting atmosphere."
874 Miramar Ave N Indialantic, FL 32903
Facebook description: "We at Villa Palma welcome you to our “house.” We take pride in our fine cuisine, served in a European style atmosphere with a courteous staff. To further complement you dining experience we suggest a bottle of wine from our handpicked selection, and top off the evening with one of our delicious homemade desserts. We hope to have made you dining experience memorable. Sincerely, The Mazzella Family"
Cafe Coconut Cove
4210 S Highway A1a Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
Facebook description: "Café Coconut Cove has served up a touch of Europe on Florida's East Coast Barrier Island Since 1987."
Skewers Mediterranean Grille
144 5th Ave Indialantic, FL 32903
Facebook description: "Skewers is pushing the limits into a new era of Mediterranean Fusion Cuisine."
Scott's on 5th
141 5th Ave Indialantic, FL 32903
Antonio & Vittoria Italian Tavern
586 Highway A1A Satellite Beach, FL 32937
Facebook description: "An Authentic family owned and operated Italian Restaurant with Homemade Neapolitan and Sicilian Cuisine , here you will found Homemade products as pasta , mozzarella, sausages and much more. MENU CHANGES EVERY FEW WEEKS."
445 E Eau Gallie Blvd Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937
Facebook description: "Authentic Mexican Cuisian , Street Food, Centered around Fresh Made From Scratch Ingredients ."
Best date night restaurants around Melbourne, FL
Pane e Vino Italian Restaurant and Market
1800 W Hibiscus Blvd # SUITE122 Melbourne, FL 32901
Facebook description: "Authentic Italian Cuisine. Italian imported Deli Meats and Cheeses. Italian Pastries Cookies and Breads. World wide selections of Wines."
The Dove III
Facebook description: "Fine Italian dining with a specialty in Neapolitan cuisine offering an extensive wine list that showcases only the finest wines personally selected by the Executive Chef, John Mattiello with many available by the glass. Our full liquor bar features signature cocktails, after dinner liquors, and beer.
The Dove III offers private parties for any special event.
Come see why Brevard County is excited to have the original Dove restaurant back! The original era 1990-2003."
Ember & Oak
712 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901
Facebook description: "Not Your Father's Steakhouse: Ember & Oak is a trendy and high energy ‘tapas style’ sharing experience meets modern wood fired steakhouse, offering a mix of inventive small plates and huge sharing boards for a dining experience like none other!"
923 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901
Facebook description: "Crush Eleven is a casually hip gathering place serving up rustic-urban food, unique specialty wines and craft beers, and some pretty groovy cocktails! The menu at Crush Eleven was designed to foster a social dining atmosphere by encouraging guests to sample a variety of dishes and share among friends."
Amici's Italian Restaurant, The Wine Cellar, Chef's Table
7720 N Wickham Rd, Ste 120 Melbourne, FL 32940
Facebook description: "Chef/Owner David Dashi strives to ensure a top quality product from the kitchen whether it be the smallest pizza or the restaurant's fanciest entree. David's wife also can be seen supervising the dining room as well to ensure the diner's satisfaction"
2250 Front St Melbourne, FL 32901
Facebook description: "Seafood Restaurant · American Restaurant · Steakhouse"
Yellow Dog Cafe
905 S US Highway 1 Mile marker 16 "On the water in Malabar" Malabar, FL 32950
Facebook description: "Water front restaurant Casual elegance, serving comfort food with a flair! Overlooking the Indian River in Malabar!"
7640 N. Wickham Road, Suntree
Facebook description: "Tuscany Grill has opened it's doors in September of 2000. We have been family owned and operated ever since! Food is not just our passion, but our livelihood. Providing Suntree and Brevard county with the finest, freshest food has, and always will be our goal. We are so appreciative for the amazing support from our local community! We are more than happy to serve the needs of each and every one of our guests.
Our restaurant consists of three dining rooms: The main dining room (Seats around 75), a smaller banquet room (Seats up to 25) and a full bar equipped banquet room (seats 100)."
28 North Gastropub
2250 Town Center Ave Viera, FL 32940
Facebook description: "Locally Sourced, Elevated Pub Cuisine, served in a Relaxed Atmosphere."
Flames Mediterranean Bar & Grille
Facebook description: "Sharing, generosity and hospitality are the hallmarks of Carla, Zack, Mikee and Tiana is our family culture. Food is a celebration of life: Endless varieties and magical tastes…it is healthy and naturally prepared."
Frigate's Waterfront Bar & Grill
1120 N Harbor City Blvd Melbourne, FL 32935
Facebook description: "Frigate's Waterfront Bar & Grill in Melbourne Florida is a new waterfront restaurant that features a fresh menu with an Island Caribbean vibe. Our Chef Keith Vaughn uses only the finest and freshest ingredients when creating our dishes."
1218 E New Haven Ave Melbourne, FL 32901
Facebook description: "360 Seat restaurant with multiple venues including our rooftop terrace, garden and tavern. Scratch made food, fresh bakery and 69 Beers on Tap!"
Best date night restaurants near me in Rockledge & Titusville, FL
Shilohs Steak & Seafood
3665 S Washington Ave Titusville, FL 32780
6485 US Highway 1 Rockledge, FL 32955
Facebook description: "Brevard's premier waterfront venue. Featuring a 5000 sq ft deck over looking the river and a newly renovated dining room with expansive views of the Indian River Lagoon from every table!"
1628 S Fiske Blvd Rockledge, FL 32955
Best date night restaurants in Cocoa Beach, FL
Island Time Marina & Restaurant
400 W Cocoa Beach Cswy. Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
The Fat Snook
2464 S Atlantic Ave Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Facebook description: "We are a casual beachside restaurant packed with a tremendous passion for showcasing the wonderful ingredients Florida has to offer."
LUNA Food & Wine
9 S. Atlantic Avenue Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Facebook description: "Born in Italy and formally trained in France and London, Chef Luca has the techniques and experience to take your tastebuds on an adventure every visit. Fine dining in a casual beach atmosphere."
Florida's Fresh Grill
2039 N Atlantic Ave Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Facebook description: "An exciting new restaurant that speciallizes in great dining experiences at casual dining prices. Our Menu has fresh fish from sea to table. The fish and steaks are hand cut daily,and only the freshest produce and pasta dishes."
Fat Kahuna's Grill & Bar
8 Minutemen Cswy Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Facebook description: "All sauces made from scratch, food prepped to order, with unique, original recipes. Top this off with a kiss of aloha & it will be a meal to remember!"
110 N Brevard Ave Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Facebook description: "We are a small family owned and operated restaurant! We pride ourselves on using the finest ingredients - our fish is fresh - never frozen! We are currently giving ThePG a facelift!!"
7 N Orlando Ave Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Facebook description: "The Heidelberg Restaurant offers exceptional quality Contintental and German cuisine, all made from scratch by Meisterchef Edmund from Austria"
Flavour Kitchen & Wine Bar
15 N Orlando Ave. Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Facebook Description: "Inspired by the restaurants and bars of New York, Flavour Kitchen and Wine Bar offers creative, world-class fine dining foods served with meticulous attention to detail in a casual restaurant environment."
4th Street Fillin Station
You can rent out the back patio.
382 N. Orlando Ave. Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Facebook Description: "4th Street Fillin serves casual upscale menu items, weekend brunch, plant based options, craft beer & handcrafted cocktails. Indoor & outdoor seating. Family & pet friendly."
Best date night restaurants in Cocoa, FL
Cafe Margaux Restaurant
220 Brevard Ave Cocoa, FL 32922
Facebook description: "Considered by many gourmands as one of the top restaurants in Florida, Café Margaux is renowned for its creative cuisine. Since 1989, we have provided a very special blend of French and European dining along with infusions of Asian and Mediterranean flavors. With 4,000 bottles and 400 varieties, Café Margaux's wine selections will satisfy everyone."
The Tulip Restaurant & Lounge
207 Brevard Ave Cocoa, FL 32922
Facebook description: "The Tulip Restaurant & Lounge has been a Cocoa, FL staple since 1981! For fresh seafood, hand cut steaks, and more, visit The Tulip. You will love it!"
Date night restaurants near Cape Canaveral
520 Glen Cheek Dr Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
Facebook description: "Waterfront Seafood Restaurant / Local Seafood Market / Wholesale Seafood Distributor"
6615 N Atlantic Ave Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
Facebook description: "Sage Bistro is a family-owned scratch kitchen that specializes in preparing elegant dishes from local and seasonal ingredients."
Zarrella's Italian & Wood Fired Pizza
8801 Astronaut Blvd Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
Facebook description: "Here at Zarrella's Italian & Wood Fired Pizza, we offer quality Italian favorites and wood fired pizza at a reasonable price and phenomenal service."
Rising Tide Tap & Table
523 Glen Cheek Dr Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
Best rdate night restaurants in Merritt Island
217 Crockett Blvd Merritt Island, FL 32953
Restaurants near me in Vero Beach for a date night
3500 Ocean Drive Vero Beach, FL 32963
Facebook description: "Oceanside American grill, focusing on fresh steaks, seafood and local farm raised ingredients."
Grind + Grape
925 Bougainvillea Ln Vero Beach, FL 32963
Facebook description: "Coffee + Pastry shop by day and Wine + Full Liquor Bar with live music by night!"
Ocean Grill Vero Beach, FL
1050 Beachland Blvd Vero Beach, FL 32963
Facebook description: "Reservations by phone only. Vero's oldest restaurant with award-winning wine list, consistent delectable food and an incredible view."
The Wave Kitchen & Bar @ Costa d'Este
3244 Ocean Dr. Vero Beach, FL 32963
Havana Nights Piano Bar
1605 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963
Facebook description: "The Treasure Coast's number one piano bar. Nightly dancing, Fine cuisine and Drinks. With entertainers Brian Blatz and others."