From waterfront restaurants to ethnic cuisines, St. Lucie has many offerings to choose from. Check out the top 3 restaurants as rated by Trip Advisor in Fort Pierce & Port St. Lucie below.


Fort Pierce

#1 “A must go” – 12a Buoy

Come relax and unwind at 12A Buoy, located at the Fisherman’s Wharf Marina in Fort Pierce. Experience great seafood and high-quality food with a fun, laid-back atmosphere.

Must try:  The Lobster Mac n Cheese

#2 “Always a good time”  The Original Tiki Bar

The Original Tiki Bar is a great place for a night out to enjoy fresh seafood, drinks and live music. Dine while overlooking the Indian River Lagoon at the City Marina in downtown Fort Pierce – it’s the perfect place for happy hour and appetizers or a full night of fun.

Must try: Bahamian Style Conch Fritters

#3 “Best fried shrimp!” Chucks Seafood & Steakhouse

Grab a seat along the beautiful glass window where you can view boats along the Fort Pierce Inlet passing by. Have dinner at Chuck’s for a special evening with fine food and beverages. The fried shrimp is the locals’ favorite.

Must Try: Fried Shrimp

Port St. Lucie

#1 “Hometown Gem” The Cottage Grill

Indulge yourself in some good ol’ American comfort food at the Cottage Grill. In this old Florida atmosphere, feel at home as you select from options from fish n’ chips to delicious pastas.

Must Try: Gazpacho Soup

#2 “Bountiful Breakfast”, Berry Fresh Cafe

Berry Fresh is known for its diverse menu filled with fresh, healthy and delicious options. From pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes to avocado toast, select from many seasonal and locally-sourced dishes.

Must try: OMG Strawberry Stuffed French Toast

#3 “A trip to Portugal right here in Florida!Fernando’s Dockside Grille

Enjoy tasty dishes at this local Portuguese restaurant along the St. Lucie River in Port St. Lucie. With waterfront views, amazing international dishes, this is a St. Lucie local’s favorite.

Must Try: Portuguese Flambé

Grab a bite at one of our upcoming events:

Food Truck Invasion, Port St. Lucie, October 6th, 5pm – 9pm

Downtown Farmers Market, Fort Pierce, Every Saturday 8am-12pm

View our calendar here for more.