The 10 Best Waterfront Restaurants In Florida

This Palm Beach County favorite epitomizes beachfront. Benny's on the Beach sits on Lake Worth Beach's pier. Waves, sea wind, and ocean vistas await. 

Benny’s on the Beach

Blue Parrot serves conch fritters, seafood and fish platters, burgers, steaks, and sandwiches while overlooking the Emerald water on its lower and upper decks and indoor dining area.

Blue Parrot Oceanfront Cafe

Doc Ford's Rum Bar and Grille has four waterfront sites with outdoor seating from Sanibel Island to St. Petersburg.

Doc Ford's Rum Bar and Grille

Dry Dock, a 1989 Longboat Key restaurant with a quaint bar and umbrella tables on Sarasota Bay, is highly regarded.

Dry Dock Waterfront Grill

Pensacola knows The Grand Marlin. OpenTable named it one of the Top 100 Most Scenic, Top Al Fresco, and Best Brunch Restaurants. Garden & Gun and the Food Network have featured its cooks.

The Grand Marlin

In 2017, Kyle Greene established Kyle G's Prime Seafood & Steaks in Jensen Beach, serving fresh daily catches and premium raw bar and shellfish.

Kyle G’s Prime Seafood & Steaks

La Mar transports visitors to Gastón Acurio's native Peru. La Mar also evokes Miami's enchantment.

La Mar

Waldo Sexton's unique Vero Beach steak and seafood restaurant debuted on New Year's Eve 1941 with mahogany, pecky cypress, wrought iron, and Spanish antiques

Osteria Capri

Racing's North Turn near Ponce Inlet, another famous Florida beach bar, provides Key lime pie and NASCAR memorabilia.

Racing's North Turn

Just four blocks north of the Jacksonville Beaches Pier, multi-concept restaurant Refinery has something for everyone with an ocean view.