Where to Eat in Miramar Beach, FloridaNo trip to Florida would be complete without sampling the local seafood. Sitting down to an al fresco dinner after a leisurely day of sunbathing is one of the simple pleasures of planning a getaway to the Sunshine State. If you're planning a trip to Miramar Beach, you might be wondering about the local dining scene. Here you can eat casual seafood or get dressed up for Florida's version of fine dining. Keep reading to discover some of the best Miramar Beach restaurants.
The Gulf of Mexico has a reputation for its excellent seafood. You can come and discover this tradition for yourself at Rick's Crab Trap, a restaurant that has been serving up local seafood since 1989. If you like to support family owned and operated businesses, you will be even further attracted to Rick's Crab Trap. Known for their seafood, steaks, and incredible crab cakes, this restaurant often lures visitors back for more than one visit in a single vacation.
1. Rick's Crab Trap
Some seafood enthusiasts might say that the best way to appreciate the local Gulf seafood is to eat it raw. That's exactly what you'll find (among many other cooked dishes) at Buster's Oyster Bar and Grill. Order up a half dozen raw oysters to get your meal started and you will get a great introduction to how fresh and flavorful Gulf seafood can be. This casual spot is also great for catching a sports game and drinking a couple beers.
2. Buster's Oyster Bar and Grill
One of the best Miramar Beach restaurants for a relaxing meal while watching the sunset is the simply named Miramar Beach Restaurant. Here visitors will find incredible views along with excellent steak, seafood, and famous seafood chowder. Another attractive feature of this sit-down restaurant is live entertainment, including piano music, that they feature at night. Keep your eye out for themed special nights that offer extra value too.
3. Miramar Beach Restaurant
When you want aged beef grilled to perfection, plan a night out at Copper Grill Lobster and Steakhouse. While some restaurants in Miramar Beach offer great food in a casual setting, Copper Grill Lobster and Steakhouse brings things up a notch. Here you can indulge in a little sophistication, including a wine list with over 200 wines. If you're planning a special night out during your trip, this restaurant is worth of your celebration.
4. Copper Grill Lobster and Steakhouse
One of the best Miramar Beach restaurants for the nights where you're craving something a little more sophisticated is Vintij Wine Boutique and Bistro. This restaurant is open seven days a week and will always offer the opportunity to sample a wine you've never tasted before. Along with the wines, you will also sample creative cuisine, elegantly presented at this Miramar Beach restaurant.
5. Vintij Wine Boutique and Bistro
From classic seafood restaurants to more eclectic options pushing the boundaries, Miramar Beach is full of delicious dining options. For the nights when you don't want to cook in the private kitchen of your Miramar Beach vacation rental, it is reassuring to know that there are satisfying options right on your doorstep.
While you're here, check out our guide to the best things to do in Miramar Beach (besides eating).