Preparing lunch for a day on the water is essential to any boating adventure. But sometimes, the early morning rush leaves little time to plan the perfect meal, and crafting a boat lunch can be tiresome and messy. So, if you find yourself tired of the usual PB&J sandwiches and pretzels, take a look at these ten harbor restaurants to add some flavor to your day!
Cap’s On The Water
St. Augustine, Florida. | https://www.capsonthewater.com/
Tucked between Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine, Cap’s is the perfect place to pop by for a shaded seafood lunch – or dinner. Enjoy the outdoor deck, covered pavilion, indoor dining space and tiki bar, all while catching the gorgeous views of the Intracoastal Waterway. Cap’s has roughly six slips at their dock, but don’t worry! If you can’t find an opening, hang out on one of the nearby sandbars where “Docktail” servers will bring by take-out orders and cocktails – if conditions allow.
Duck, North Carolina. | https://aquarestaurantobx.com/
As an oasis on the water, AQUA has outdoor seating with wonderful views of the Outer Banks. This unique spot is connected to their spa, offering a special twist on a relaxing day out. Come by for a casual lunch and stick around for dinner with live music and a sunset you’ll remember.
The Wyld Dock Bar
Savannah, Georgia. | http://www.thewylddockbar.com/
Slightly off the beaten path, this spot is ideal for a relaxing lunch on the water. Overlooking an estuary, The Wyld is the perfect place for a quaint and delicious meal. Their seasonal menu – although on the smaller side – will not disappoint.
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. | https://www.saltwater-cowboys.com/
Dock in at this Shem Creek favorite. Saltwater Cowboys boasts a beautiful menu of seafood and barbecue… not to mention their hefty cocktail menu. Take in the creek-side views while enjoying a meal on their outdoor deck.
A-J’s Dockside Restaurant
Tybee Island, Georgia. | http://ajsdocksidetybee.com/
Placed on Tybee Island’s Back River, A-J’s will become your new go-to spot for a classic harbor fish house meal. With outdoor seating overlooking the river, as well as indoor seating options, A-J’s is sure to accommodate everyone. Try to call ahead, as their wait times can be long… Everyone wants the best of the island!
Cobalt The Restaurant
Orange Beach, Alabama. | https://cobaltrestaurant.net/
Just under the Perdido Bay Bridge, Cobalt offers scenic views from every seat in the house. Their contemporary coastal cuisine grants customers a wide variety of options – but be sure not to miss out on the oysters. Hangout from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to enjoy happy hour!
North Harbor Club
Davidson, North Carolina. | https://northharborclub.com/
“We offer more than just a meal, it's an experience,” this self-proclaimed statement rings true at the North Harbor Club. This regatta themed new American restaurant is beautifully located right on the water. Dock in at one of their nine guest slips and enjoy a bite to eat!
Blue Moon Waterfront Grille
Nashville, Tennessee. | http://bluemoongrille.com/
After being swept away by the flood of 2010, Blue Moon re-established themselves as Nashville's favorite waterfront dine. Their seafood inspired menu offers plenty to try, all while enjoying the warm sunlit patio. Try to stop by for their special Sunday brunch.
Snug Harbor Waterfront Restaurant
Fort Myers Beach, Florida. | https://snugharbor.restaurant/
Located on the back bay of Fort Myers Beach, this spot is known for their fresh caught local seafood and welcoming atmosphere. Ask anyone about their perfectly grilled grouper, or even their American style burger.
Alexander City, Alabama. | https://kowaligarestaurant.com/
After tying up at the dock, head over to Kowaliga and enjoy a meal full of southern comfort. Let your kids play on the beach, feed the fish, and see the turtles while they await their meals. Make sure to sit on the patio to enjoy the clear waters of Lake Martin.
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