Drink, Dine and Have a Good Time at These Florida Favorites
Are you looking for local favorite restaurants and popular places to dine that are not far from your Indian Rocks Beach vacation rental? We have them! Here's a list of local eateries, restaurants and cafes where you can sit back and relax while you enjoy a cold drink, good eats and a great atmosphere. These are our local Florida Gulf Coast favorites. What's yours?
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH & INDIAN SHORES LOCAL FAVORITE RESTAURANTS
AQUA PRIME SEAFOOD & STEAKS
Aqua Prime Seafood and Steaks offers the freshest, local, and organic (when possible) cuisine on the Gulf Beach. It's an award winning restaurant on Trip Advisor and Open Table. Perfect for cocktails and bar bites or dining to enjoy fine food and wine.
Address: 213 Gulf BlvdIndian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 330-7724
Highlights: Local & wild caught seafood, hand-cut Angus beef, outdoor patio, live music
Learn More: Aqua Prime on Facebook
CADDY'S INDIAN SHORES
Caddy’s Indian Shores is nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal and is a landmark in Indian Shores, celebrating over 55 years in operation. Known for its fresh seafood, gorgeous views and live entertainment, it's the perfect place dock, drink and dine.
Address: 20025 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, Florida | (727) 595-3172
Highlights: Waterfront dining, pet friendly, live music, boat docks, gift shop
Learn More: Caddy's Indian Shores on Facebook
CHICAGO JAQX PIZZERIA & TAP HOUSE
Enjoy Chicago style pizzas in a fun and laid-back atmosphere. Get your pizza fix with Thin Crust, Deep Dish, and Stuffed Pizza. Pair it with a craft beer! Family-friendly with an outdoor patio, outdoor swings, and games to play.
Address: 1511 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 303-3946
Highlights: Chicago-style pizzas, wings, bar food, craft beer, live music, family friendly
Learn More: Chicago Jaqx on Facebook
CRABBY BILL'S INDIAN ROCKS BEACH
Since 1983 the Original Crabby Bill's in IRB is the only location still owned and operated by the founding family of Crabby Bill Loder and his wife Dolores. They offer crabs, clams, shrimp and have many local fishermen who provide the best catch to serve to their guests.
Address: 401 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 595-4825
Highlights: Original Florida style crab house, family owned & operated, outdoor seating
Learn More: The Original Crabby Bill's on Facebook
GUPPY'S ON THE BEACH
Guppy's on the Beach is an American-style restaurant where the locals go for fresh, well-crafted food in a casual and relaxing atmosphere. Guppy's is known for their fresh local seafood as well as classic cuts of beef coupled with excellent service and a friendly staff.
Address: 1701 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 593-2032
Highlights: Local Gulf Grouper, Florida Lobster Tail, Steaks & Ribs, outdoor seating
Learn More: Guppy's Grill & Bar on Facebook
IT'S YOUR DAY CAFE
In the heart of the friendly beach community of Indian Rocks Beach, It's Your Day Café features breakfast bake goods and other morning favorites. For lunch try their delicious sandwiches or try a shaker salads which are great for the beach.
Address: 311 Gulf Blvd #5, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 517-2233
Highlights: Beach cafe, breakfast, lunch, coffee, dessert, beer and wine, outdoor patio
Learn More: It's Your Day Cafe on Facebook
JAKE'S MEXICAN CANTINA
Fresh Mex made to order as you watch! Tacos, burritos, tamales and more, Jake's Cantina uses only the freshest ingredients and is known for its fast and friendly team. Dine in or take your meal to the beach.
Address: 435 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 595-6777
Highlights: Mexican and Tex-Mex, made to order, dine in, take out or delivery available
Learn More: Jake's Cantina on Facebook
JD'S RESTAURANT & LOUNGE
JD's has been family owned and operated since 1985. The Downing family prides itself on a friendly, family atmosphere as well as the freshness of each and every meal. Enjoy casual Florida dining paired with live entertainment at the piano bar and on the back patio.
Address: 125 Gulf Blvd. Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 595-1320
Highlights: Live music, voted a neighborhood favorite, family friendly, patio seating
Learn More: JD's on TripAdvisor
JIMMY GUANA'S WATERFRONT RESTAURANT
Jimmy Guana's offers a Key West family atmosphere with inside and outside dining. Enjoy tropical boat drinks while listening to live music on the deck. Choose from a wide selection of fresh seafood, steaks and nightly chef creations. Dolphin sightings are free and frequent.
Address: 401 2nd St, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 595-8356
Highlights: Key West style, waterfront, outdoor seating, fun and family friendly
Learn More: Jimmy Guana's on Facebook
KEEGAN'S SEAFOOD GRILLE
Keegan's has been a favorite of the locals since 1985, serving the freshest local products available at a reasonable price. It's a short walk from the beach and has been featured on the Food Network show Diners, Drive-ins and Dives for its unique menu and daily specials.
Address: 1519 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 596-2477
Highlights: Home of the blackened grouper sandwich, family-friendly, outdoor seating
Learn More: Keegan's Seafood Grille on Facebook
KOOKY COCONUT CAFE
This is a casual beach cafe located on beautiful Indian Rocks Beach. Kooky Coconut serves a variety of foods, including Cuban sandwiches, burgers, tacos, burritos, quesadillas, hot dogs and stuffed tomatoes and avocados. They have 26 ever-changing flavors of ice cream, too.
Address: 760 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 517-1300
Highlights: Multi-cuisine, dairy-free & vegetarian options, beer & wine, outdoor seating
Learn More: Kooky Coconut Cafe on Facebook
LULU'S OYSTER BAR & TAP HOUSE
Lulu's is part of the Original Crabby Bill's family brand of restaurants offering up fresh seafood, boutique oysters and craft beers with an eclectic Florida atmosphere. It's a small place that's big on value and big on fresh. There's other American-style fare for the landlubbers, too.
Address: 500 1st St, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 333-7944
Highlights: Fresh local grouper, clams & other seafood; clean, quiet & family-friendly
Learn More: Lulu's Oyster Bar & Tap House on Facebook
OFF THE GRID CARIBBEAN BBQ
You'll enjoy this unique Caribbean BBQ themed hot spot with island-style drinks, music, and beach vibes. Take full advantage of the outdoor fun with yard games and plenty of seating for your family and friends.
Address: 213 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 250-4144
Highlights: Caribbean atmosphere, BBQ, full bar, corn hole, bocce ball, Jenga
Learn More: Off the Grid on Facebook
PJ'S OYSTER BAR
PJ's is a family-owned restaurnt has been a favorite with locals and visitors alike since it first opened about 30 years ago in Indian Rocks Beach. PJ's is known as much for its fun, family atmosphere as it is for the fabulous local seafood they serve up fresh every day.
Address: 415 2nd St, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 596-5898
Highlights: Local fresh fish, family friendly, fun atmosphere, casual dining
Learn More: PJ's Oyster Bar on Facebook
SLYCE PIZZA BAR
Slyce is cool, contemporary, comfortable and completely delicious. From the stone-baked artisan pizzas to the creative salads to the eclectic appetizers, you'll quickly see why it's an Indian Rocks Beach favorite. Enjoy the season's best craft brews, too.
Address: 311 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 408-5272
Highlights: Dine in, delivery, take out, outdoor seating, craft beer, gluten-free options
Learn More: Slyce Pizza Bar on Facebook
TJ'S ITALIAN CAFE
TJ's is celebrating 30 years this year as a local favorite in Indian Rocks Beach. The locals love the off-season for its fewer lines and the vacationers love it whenever they can be here to enjoy the made-from-scratch Italian-American fare with a tropical flair.
Address: 1515 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 596-1515
Highlights: Classic Italian-American fare, outdoor seating, great sunset views
Learn More: TJ's Italian Cafe on Facebook
VILLA GALLACE ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Villa Gallace translates to "the Gallace home" which means you'll feel welcomed and at ease during your dining experience. One of the restaurant reviewer's wrote: "Villa Gallace feeds the stomach and nourishes the soul." Agreed!
Address: 109 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, Florida | (727) 596-0200
Highlights: Fine Italian dining, waterfront, Top 50 Restaurants in Tampa Bay
Learn More: Villa Gallace on Facebook
So many fabulous local restaurants and eateries, so little time! Enjoy as many as you can during your Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores, Florida beach vacation.
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