Updated: Dec 8, 2020
We know there are a lot of people who are looking for restaurants where they can safely celebrate this 2020 holiday season...So where are the best venues or restaurants for a Christmas or holiday party? Check out some of the most popular venues in Brevard and around Melbourne, Florida, then keep reading for a full list of options separated by area. Even in these crazy times, the Space Coast has so much to offer you!
Some of the most popular venues and restaurants for holiday parties and to celebrate Christmas 2020 include: The Broken Barrel Tavern in Palm Bay, Grapevine Cafe at Green Turtle Market in Indian Harbour Beach, Ember and Oak in Downtown Melbourne, The Tulip Restaurant & Lounge in Cocoa and Hell 'n Blazes Brewing Company also in Downtown Melbourne.
*We've included each restaurant's Facebook description so that you can get a taste of the vibe!
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Downtown Melbourne, FL Christmas Party Restaurants
Ember and Oak accommodates large parties and have outside seating for extra safety.
Ember & Oak 712 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901 (321) 722-6285 "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!"
Hell 'n Blazes has The Vault which many people like for its cool atmosphere and food.
Hell N Blazes 1002 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901 (321) 821-4052 "Great Craft Beer and brewing experience for our community of craft beer lovers! Traditional American Pub Food; Gastro Pub."
Matt's Casbah 801 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901 (321) 574-1099 "Our casual fine dining restaurant is downtown Melbourne’s gathering place, offering a global menu, an outdoor patio, and live music."
The Mansion has a great outdoor space and rooftop with a view of the river.
1218 E New Haven Ave Melbourne, FL 32901
"360 Seat restaurant with multiple venues including our rooftop terrace, garden and tavern. Scratch made food, fresh bakery and 69 Beers on Tap!"
Cocoa, Cocoa Beach & Cape Canaveral FL Christmas Party Venues
The Tulip Restaurant & Lounge has 2 separate dining rooms that can be utilized.
The Tulip Restaurant & Lounge
207 Brevard Ave Cocoa, FL 32922
"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!"
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Villa Palma in Cocoa Village is known for hosting delicious food at special occasions!
Villa Palma Ristorante 874 Miramar Ave N Indialantic, FL 32903 (321) 951-0051 "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"
Village Bier Garten Restaurant in Cocoa Village is also a unique venue.
Village Bier Garten Restaurant 415 Delannoy Avenue Cocoa, FL 32922 (321) 877-1002 "Here, we believe in the value of every person God has created, and our aim is that you would experience the feeling of "home" when you eat here."
Papa Vitos Italian Restaurant in Cape Canaveral has a special room for parties.
Azteca Two Mexican Restaurant
Melbourne, FL Holiday Party Venues
The Grill at 1450: A Global Kitchen has a banquet room that may accommodate your party.
The Grill at 1450: A Global Kitchen 1450 Sarno Road Melbourne, FL 32935 (321) 428-4503 The Grill at 1450 serves a large tapas menu inspired by a variety of global cuisine as well as nightly dinner and dessert specials, soup and salad of the day and half price specialty cocktails during happy hour from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.
The view at Frigates, an awesome option for your 2020 holiday party!
Frigate's is a great restaurant on the water with a large space for holiday parties and special celebrations.
Frigate's Waterfront Bar & Grill
1120 N Harbor City Blvd Melbourne, FL 32935
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.
The Salty Fox is a cool option located in the Eau Galle Arts District.
The Salty Fox 602 W Eau Gallie Blvd Melbourne, FL 32935 (321) 425-5453 "Just your neighborhood bar, but better. Craft Cocktails, Beer, and Comfort Food"
Bonefish Willys is located right on the water for your holiday party.
Bonefish Willy's Riverfront Grille
2459 Pineapple Ave # B Melbourne, FL 32935
(321) 253-8888 "We are celebrating our 20th year!!!Join us at Historic Bonefish Willy’s Riverfront Grille with the best view of the river from our outdoor deck, with sun shades,cooling fans and heaters when needed. Enjoy a walk on our 132’ DOCK on the Indian river"
Beachside: Indialantic, Indian Harbour Beach, Satellite Beach Holiday Party Restaurants
Monkey Bar and Grille has a spacious area with lots of games, pool tables and entertainment.
Monkey Bar and Grille 2364 N Highway A1A Indialantic, FL 32903 (321) 777-8666 "SPORTS BAR & LIVE MUSIC VENUE, HAPPY HOUR EVERYDAY 11:30 TO 8 PM, 30 BEERS ON TAP, CRAFT BEER, NFL TICKET 15 HDTV's, BEST PIZZA BEACH SIDE, HAMBURGERS, SUBS, SALADS, APPETIZERS, POOL TABLES, GAMES & THURS LADIES NITE, DJ DANCING, HAPPY HOUR"
Islands Fish Grill 111 5th Ave Indialantic, FL (321) 956-0559 "Welcome to Islands Fish Grill, under new ownership/management since August 2014! Fresh Fish, Florida Beers, Fantastic Wines!"
cuiZine Restaurant & Lounge has a banquet room for up to 40 people.
cuiZine Restaurant & Lounge 1790 Highway A1A Satellite Beach, FL 32937 (321) 779-3605 "A modern steakhouse, also serving fine seafood & creative small plates in an inviting atmosphere."
Melo's Italian Ristorante 1000 E Eau Gallie Blvd Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937 (321) 773-3555 "Melo's Italian Ristorante has been bringing amazing authentic Italian food to the Space Coast for over 30 years....We have a full service bar, catering service, banquet hall and lots of seating (both inside and out)"
Coasters Pub & Biergarten has a lovely outdoor garden area.
Coasters Pub & Biergarten
971 E Eau Gallie Boulevard Melbourne, FL 32937
"For more than 30 years, Coasters has served up some of the tastiest pub grub in the county. Combine great food, a world-class selection of beer with a Bavarian-style outdoor Biergarten and Coasters just might be your new home away from home. Cheers!"
Fresh Scratch Bistro has a great patio with frequent live music.
Fresh Scratch Bistro and Lounge
1940 Highway A1A Indian Harbour Beach, FL 32937
"We love FRESH cooking. We are obsessed with cooking food the right way, from SCRATCH. We do not warm up pre-cooked food. We do not finish pre-baked. When we say our seafood is FRESH, it is FRESH. Our meats, cheeses, olive oil and fruits are the highest QUALITY available. We pick our herbs daily. We do not take shortcuts. HONESTLY. We may run out of one or two things here and there because we don’t keep large inventories to assure FRESHNESS. We keep our customer in mind at all times. We cook extremely HEALTHY food. The first ingredient in each one of our recipes is LOVE. And last but not least we APPRECIATE our customers and we do not take them for granted!"
Holiday Party Restaurants in Palm Bay, FL
The Broken Barrel Tavern: Private room that holds 50 people
The Broken Barrel Tavern
4700 Babcock St NE Palm Bay, FL 32905
(321) 728-4755 We offer 400+ bottled beers, 41 draughts, full liquor, and made-from-scratch BBQ 7 days a week. We've got great catering from finger food to fine dining - at our place or yours - and some awesome specials every day. If you haven't checked out The Broken Barrel Tavern in a while, come on in and remember why we're the go-to place for food, sports, beer and fun!
Memaws BBQ of Palm Bay 4916 Babcock St NE Palm Bay, FL 32905 (321) 409-9670
Merritt Island, FL Christmas Party Restaurants
Bonefish Grill has a private room that you can use for a holiday party.
Brasas Grill-Brazilian Style Steakhouse may offer a really cool and unique concept for your holiday party!
Pacific Rim is a great idea if sushi is popular with your group.
300 N Courtenay Pkwy Merritt Island, FL 32953
Locally owned. Voted best sushi 3 years in a row.
Titusville, FL Restaurants for a Holiday Party
Shilohs Steak and Seafood has an outside seating area for your holiday celebration.
Shilohs Steak & Seafood 3665 S Washington Ave Titusville, FL 32780 (321) 567-3555
Orleans Bistro and Bar 2204 S Washington Ave Titusville, FL 32780 (321) 567-7567 "Orleans is a Cajun style Bistro and Bar located by the Indian River in Titusville Florida. We offer a full bar and menu selection with friendly service!"
Rockledge, FL Christmas Party Venues
Pineda Inn has the Copper Lounge, which could be a great venue option.
Pineda Inn Bar & Grill 6533 US Highway 1 Rockledge, FL 32955 (321) 751-5311 River Front Sports Bar & Grill
River Rocks is a great party venue located on the water with a great food offering.
6485 US Highway 1 Rockledge, FL 32955
(321) 757-7200 "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!"
2 Angry Wives Irish Pub & Eatery
3826 Murrell Rd Rockledge, FL 32955
(321) 848-0227 "2 Angry Wives Pub and Eatery is your neighborhood pub with a modern fun twist!"
Malabar to Sebastian, FL Restaurants for a Holiday Party
Yellow Dog Cafe is a lovely restaurant venue located on the water with delicious food and wonderful service!
Yellow Dog Cafe 905 S US Highway 1 Mile marker 16 "On the water in Malabar" Malabar, FL 32950 (321) 956-3334 "Water front restaurant Casual elegance, serving comfort food with a flair! Overlooking the Indian River in Malabar!"