Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants in Brevard and Vero Beach



OK...It's time to get fancy! We are so lucky to live near the water with so many awesome restaurants around, but with the beach comes flip flops and bathing suits. Where can you go for some upscale fine dining? We have the top ten picks for the most popular fine dining restaurants (in no particular order). Find dining near me?...We've got your answer!

Some of the top fine dining restaurants include Yellow Dog Cafe in Malabar, Djon's Steak and Lobster House in Melbourne Beach, and Cafe Margeaux in Cocoa Village.

The first two of the top 10 find dining restaurants are in Melbourne Beach.


1. Djon's Steak & Lobster House

522 Ocean Ave Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

(321) 722-2737

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!"

An entree from Djon's Steak and Lobster house, a waterfront seafood restaurant in Melbourne Beach, FL
An entree from Djon's Steak and Lobster house

2. Cafe Coconut Cove

4210 S Highway A1a Melbourne Beach, FL 32951

(321) 727-3133

Facebook description: "Café Coconut Cove has served up a touch of Europe on Florida's East Coast Barrier Island Since 1987."

Our next fine dining restaurant pick is also beachside in Satellite Beach.


3. cuiZine Restaurant & Lounge

1790 Highway A1A Satellite Beach, FL 32937

(321) 779-3605

Facebook description: "A modern steakhouse, also serving fine seafood & creative small plates in an inviting atmosphere."

Our next 2 top 10 fine dining restaurants are in/near Downtown Melbourne


4. Ember & Oak

712 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne, FL 32901

(321) 722-6285

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!"


5. Chart House

2250 Front St Melbourne, FL 32901

(321) 729-6558

Facebook description: "Seafood Restaurant · American Restaurant · Steakhouse"

The next pick for fine dining is a waterfront restaurant in Malabar, FL.


6. Yellow Dog Cafe

905 S US Highway 1 Mile marker 16 "On the water in Malabar" Malabar, FL 32950

(321) 956-3334

Facebook description: "Water front restaurant Casual elegance, serving comfort food with a flair! Overlooking the Indian River in Malabar!"

Cocoa Beach makes the fine dining restaurant list with The Fat Snook.


7. The Fat Snook

2464 S Atlantic Ave Cocoa Bech, FL 32931

(321) 784-1190

Facebook description: "We are a casual beachside restaurant packed with a tremendous passion for showcasing the wonderful ingredients Florida has to offer."

Our date night at the Fat Snook!
Our date night at the Fat Snook!

Fine Dining in Cocoa Village can be found at Cafe Margaux.


8. Cafe Margaux Restaurant

220 Brevard Ave Cocoa, FL 32922

(321) 639-8343

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."

Our top 10 fine dining restaurant list ends in Vero Beach

9. Cobalt Restaurant

3500 Ocean Drive Vero Beach, FL 32963

(772) 469-1060

Facebook description: "Oceanside American grill, focusing on fresh steaks, seafood and local farm raised ingredients."


Cobalt, a beautiful anniversary dinner destination
Cobalt, a beautiful anniversary dinner destination

10. Ocean Grill Vero Beach, FL

1050 Beachland Blvd Vero Beach, FL 32963

(772) 231-5409

Facebook description: "Reservations by phone only. Vero's oldest restaurant with award-winning wine list, consistent delectable food and an incredible view."


Honorable Mention:

The Tides of Vero

3103 Cardinal Dr Vero Beach, FL 32963

(772) 234-3966

Facebook description: "Fine Dining, Elevated. Now in its 20th Year."