Capt Hiram’s Sandbar
Capt. Hiram’s slice of the Caribbean is found at the Sandbar, home to three riverfront bars surrounded by sand, tiki lights, and two live music stages. Settle in and sip a tropical cocktail, grab a bite, and enjoy national artists like ‘Toots’ and ‘Maytals’. Get your weekend started with a few rousing tunes, while weeknights provide melodious solo acts.
1580 U.S. 1 Sebastian
An iconic Ocean Drive restaurant with a reputation for plating some of most sumptuous and sophisticated entrees in the area. This chef prides himself on infusing the freshest local ingredients – citrus and freshly caught seafood – while delicately seasoning each dish to perfection. Dine in a place that serves up American, contemporary fusion dishes which consistently rate 4-star reviews on TripAdvisor. Beyond the ever-evolving seasonal menus are spectacular oceanfront views with alfresco or indoor dining options.
1050 Easter Lily Lane, Vero Beach
The original Crab Stop in Vero Beach was such a hit, this family-owned restaurant has since expanded into Sebastian. You’ll find the same tasty Maryland-style crabs, which have become a local’s favorite right along with the famous crab bisque soup and oh-so-delish conch fritters. Lobster, crab legs, and a variety of fish are also on the menu in Sebastian.
1550 Indian River Drive, Sebastian or
89 Royal Palm Point, Vero Beach
Garcia Plaza Bakery
A notable, authentic Mexican eatery/retailer in the heart of Fellsmere serving travelers the best in Mexican food, pastries and sundries for decades. If you’re craving authentic Mexican food, head to Garcia’s. Tacos are divine, the guacamole and salsa sublime. The ceviche will have you doing a happy dance, and the service is always friendly. One of the best things about Garcia’s is the huge assortment of homemade pastries, priced at 65 cents apiece. Where to start and when to stop are the questions to ask yourself.
2 South Pine Street, Fellsmere
This authentic Mexican bistro is affordable, the servings are generous, and the atmosphere is fun and family friendly. You’ll want to try the savory tacos and burritos, the fully loaded barbacoa plates, and quesadillas. If you crave Mexican seafood dishes, try the fresh ceviche and aguachile.
12798 County Road 512, Fellsmere
Immerse yourself in Florida’s rich history, atmosphere, and cuisine. Locally sourced materials make up the unique, old Florida style building built originally in 1926. Since 2002, the restaurant strives to bring you back in time to enjoy the early Florida simpler times when folks lived off the land, hand-made dishes and fine cuisine from scratch, and enjoyed good times together.
44 N. Broadway Street, Fellsmere
The building you dine in at the Ocean Grill was built almost 70 years ago by Waldo Sexton, the eccentric entrepreneur who left his imprint on so many landmarks in Vero Beach. He not only built the Grill, but he also built the road leading to it. In the 1920’s Waldo and a strong team of mules cleared the right-of-way for A-1-A from the south county line to the Sebastian Inlet.
1050 Beachland Blvd., Vero Beach
Post & Vine
At Post & Vine, stroll on in, Friday or Saturday, and listen to the sounds of local soloists, jazz, or musicians from as far away as New York and Michigan. A long bar opens up to a large covered deck – the perfect place to sip, dine, and wind down after a long week or the ideal place to cheer the start of your vacation.
1919 14th Avenue, Vero Beach
Riverside Café is nestled along the Indian River Lagoon in Vero Beach; this historic eatery helped launch the career of country music superstar Jake Owen. A top sports bar, Riverside is also a popular spot for those seeking live music. Wednesdays and Sundays, hear the latest and greatest live music and DJs. Boaters welcome to pull up to the dock.
3341 Bridge Plaza Drive,Vero Beach