Did you know that you can boat your way to a delicious meal in St. Lucie? We’ve listed all of our waterside restaurants with boat slips to make it easier for you to enjoy a fun night out dining or bar-hopping. As always, please do not drink and operate a boat. A designated boat captain is recommended.
Come relax and unwind at 12A Buoy, located at the Fisherman’s Wharf Marina in Fort Pierce. Experience high-quality food with a fun, laid-back atmosphere. Rated #1 on Tip Advisor in Fort Pierce! 22 Fisherman’s Wharf, Fort Pierce, 772-672-4524, www.12abuoy.com (NOTE: Dock is currently under construction and boaters are encouraged to dock at Fort Pierce City Marina just down the street by calling VHF radio channels 16 or 17 or 772-462-1245).
Sample delicious dishes from fresh seafood to healthy gourmet salads at this waterfront restaurant. Play outdoor games, enjoy live music and take in the downtown scenery. 200 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, 772-460-9014, cobbs-landing.com (NOTE: Notify marina by calling VHF radio channels 16 or 17 or 772-462-1245).
Come stay a while at Harbor Cove… relax outside on the deck overlooking the marina and watch as the boats (and sometimes manatees!) go by. Try dishes from the crispy grouper sandwich to the fresh catch of the day. 1930 Harbortown Drive, Fort Pierce, 772-429-5303, harbortownmarina-fortpierce.com
Little Jim Bait & Tackle
Boat, kayak, SUP (or drive) up to this one-of-a-kind local dive. Little Jim’s was once used as an old military shack in World War II and still carries the historic charm to this day. 601 N. Causeway, Fort Pierce, 772-468-2503, www.facebook.com/Little-Jim-Bait-Tackle-104356387029
On the Edge Bar & Grill Quite literally on the edge of the Fort Pierce Inlet is this quaint restaurant. Great for lunch or dinner with a casual beach vibe and the perfect place to watch a sunset. Go out of your comfort zone and try the gator bites! 1136 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce, 772-882-9729, www.facebook.com/OnTheEdgeBarAndGrillFL
Sauder’s Landing at Nettles Island: Enjoy this family-owned marina restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating and delicious meals including fresh seafood, steaks and chicken, and everything in-between, all at family-friendly prices! Buildings 5-6, 9815 S. Ocean Drive, Jensen Beach, 772-229-0246, www.sauderslanding.com