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Hurricane Grill & Wings

Hurricane Grill & Wings

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  When you think of waterside restaurants a sports bar may not be the first place that comes to mind, but if it’s Hurricane Grill & Wings on the Neguntatogue Creek, think again. This eatery combines the best of a classic sports bar with a casual dock and dine restaurant. When the weather is fine […]

The Homestead

The Homestead

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  If the answer to the question, “Where do you want to eat today?” is “Someplace Teddy Roosevelt frequented,” then head to The Homestead. Located a short walk from the Oyster Bay Marine Center and Sagamore Yacht Club, the restaurant has been serving food and drink since 1896. Our 26th president was said to drop […]

Brophy Bros

Brophy Bros

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  Brophy Bros. is directly on the Ventura Harbor and seems to be bustling at all times—especially during weekends and happy hour during the week. Casual, local favorite for many years, thanks to offering the best view in the harbor, Brophy Bros. is a great spot to grab a drink, have a snack or enjoy […]

Redondo Beach Crab House

Redondo Beach Crab House

March 8, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  Located a brisk walk from the day slips of the Redondo Beach Marina and King Harbor, Redondo Beach Crab House is one of the best restaurants on the Redondo Beach Pier. Surrounded by a landmark restaurant, eateries that come and go, and snack shacks serving soft serve ice cream and fried sweets, Redondo Beach […]

Latitude 43

Latitude 43

March 7, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Latitude 43 combines Asian-fusion cuisine and sushi with a locally sourced seafood menu. The attached Minglewood tavern offers pub food, live music, and an array of . The restaurant is conveniently located on the waterfront in Gloucester’s downtown, an easy walk from dockage options, shops and area attractions. The Cape Ann Marina presents easy dockage […]

Arden Kitchen & Bar

Arden Kitchen & Bar

March 7, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  A few minutes’ walk from Port Jefferson Harbor, I saw a sign on the street directing me upstairs for good food. The sign wasn’t misleading. Arden is a spot for dining Wednesdays through Sundays, a place for brunching on Sundays, a venue for dancing to a hot DJ and a cool band (sometimes vice […]

AcQua

AcQua

March 3, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  The location along Merrick Bay is cool, the restaurant’s indoor and waterside décor is comfortable, and its service staff is agreeable but not intrusive. Yet there’s not a single indication that anyone working in the kitchen at AcQua is laid back — you know from your first bite that the focus is on the […]

Best Docking and Dining on Lake Michigan

Best Docking and Dining on Lake Michigan

February 12, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

If you are like me you can easily plan a whole day around a meal (or two). Taking your boat to a great restaurant is a perfect way to plan a day.  We are lucky enough to live on a lake that is filled with an abundance of amazing restaurants that are boat accessible. Here […]

Conchy Joe’s Seafood

Conchy Joe’s Seafood

February 11, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  Conchy Joe’s Seafood has graced the banks of the Indian River in Jensen Beach since 1983, becoming a veritable institution for docking and dining. This restaurant is a favorite watering hole for locals and popular amongst the boating crowd for its waterfront location. The atmosphere at Conchy Joe’s is tropical with coconut palms dancing […]

Tides Restaurant & Pub

Tides Restaurant & Pub

February 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  Nahant is a small resort community located on a peninsula fourteen miles north of Boston, surrounded by the Atlantic on three sides. Nestled on a beach in picturesque Nahant, Tides Restaurant and Pub offers guests a diverse, nautical-inspired menu. It’s the perfect location to enjoy freshly caught seafood, a wide array of cocktails, and […]

York River Oyster Company

York River Oyster Company

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  At the mouth of Sarah’s Creek is the York River Yacht Haven and York River Oyster Company restaurant — a full service marina along with a “Shell of a Good Time!” eatery.  The tone is casual, with an outdoor covered patio and bar area leading to a dining room inside. We sat outside under […]

Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls

Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls has brought New England to Main Street, Annapolis, where crab usually reigns. With fresh lobster trucked in daily from Maine, Mason’s authentic lobster rolls, chowder, bisque, and salads live up to their slogan, “Bringing Maine to Maryland.” Convenient to boaters, Mason’s is a short walk up Main Street from the […]

Pearl on Wellfleet Harbor

Pearl on Wellfleet Harbor

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  At the outer tip of Cape Cod, Pearl restaurant is nestled beside Wellfleet Harbor. Pearl combines beach-side dining with some of the Cape’s freshest and most creative seafood. It features indoor-outdoor dining on multi-level decks with panoramic views of the entire harbor including the main boat dock, the town pier, Mayo Beach, and Great […]

Brunch by the Sea

Brunch by the Sea

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If you are like me, it doesn’t matter the season, being by the water is always preferred. Thankfully, we are lucky enough to live in an area where we are never that far from the water. And as daylight shrinks, going to brunch is a perfect way to spend a meal out. Here is a […]

Smuggler Jack’s

Smuggler Jack’s

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Overlooking Long Island’s south shore, Smuggler Jack’s is a treasure trove of culinary delights. The restaurant has 14 boat slips located just steps from an outdoor patio, which is heated for those who love al fresco dining, no matter the outside temperature. Seated on the patio, enjoying the ambiance, and drinking in the view, […]

PeraBell Food Bar East

PeraBell Food Bar East

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  A new dock and dine restaurant is located a hop, skip, and a jump from the Riverhead town dock. The rear entrance to PeraBell East sports an outdoor patio bar and tables to enjoy drinks and delicious fare; if climbing stairs to the patio deck isn’t feasible, the restaurant’s Main Street entrance is a […]

Marination Ma Kai

Marination Ma Kai

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Marination Ma Kai, on West Seattle’s Alki Beach, offers what few restaurants do —incredible views, unique flavors, and affordability that’s tough to beat. Originally a food truck company, Marination carefully chose the site for their largest location. Ma Kai (“beside the sea”) sits near the northern tip of Alki Beach, Seattle’s dreamlike beachfront community that […]

El Pueblito Mexican Restaurant

El Pueblito Mexican Restaurant

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Nestled in the heart of Gig Harbor’s quaint downtown area, El Pueblito Mexican Restaurant serves up delectable Mexican fare. While it is not located on the water, docking is available at Jerisich Dock, a public dock located just 190 feet away from the eatery. The restaurant has large windows and plenty of tables along them, […]

Doc’s Marina Grill

Doc’s Marina Grill

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Eagle Harbor is 30 minutes west of Seattle’s downtown by boat, on the shores of Bainbridge Island. Moor your boat offshore or use the transient space at the city dock, which is just west of the ferry landing, and then take a five-minute stroll on the Waterfront Loop Trail located along historic sites, beautiful sculptures […]

Ray’s Cafe and Boathouse

Ray’s Cafe and Boathouse

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

When one is approaching Ray’s Café and Boathouse, it’s hard to pass by this restaurant.  The location overlooks Shilshole Bay and the mountains beyond, shimmering against the bright blue water. With views like that, the delicious and moderately priced seafood cuisine is a bonus. Ray’s is actually two eateries in one, both have indoor and […]

Cafe Turko

Cafe Turko

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Mediterranean restaurants too often limit themselves to a few staple entrees and mezzes. I was glad to discover that the Turkish restaurant Café Turko makes no such mistake. The café, nestled in the heart of Seattle’s art-loving Fremont neighborhood, about two blocks from the bright blue Fremont Bridge and the massive Fremont Troll sculpture, has […]

Lighthouse Oyster Bar and Grill

Lighthouse Oyster Bar and Grill

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Located in Oceanside Harbor, Lighthouse Oyster Bar and Grill is easy to spot among all the waterfront restaurants and shops — just look for the multi-story lighthouse at the end of the pier. The restaurant’s second floor location offers stunning views of the harbor from the roomy patio. If there is a wait for the […]

Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill

Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

White and yellow umbrellas blocked the last rays of the setting sun. A string of lights flickered as the disc jockey started up mellow background music. Low chatter surrounded my friends and I as we settled down at our table for a lazy Sunday night at Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill at the Standard Hotel. […]

Area 31 Restaurant

Area 31 Restaurant

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

 Area 31 Restaurant is on the 16th floor of the EPIC Hotel in Downtown Miami. Perched above Biscayne Bay, the restaurant has panoramic views of the city. While the vista is breathtaking, the food is what draws a crowd. The EPIC Hotel has a private dock and offers slips for restaurant guests. My friend and I […]

Red Fish Grill

Red Fish Grill

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Two things make dining at the Red Fish Grill extraordinary — fresh seafood and a spectacular view of Biscayne Bay. Tall palm trees tower over the restaurant, which is located on the shore of the bay in Matheson Hammock Park. At night, the trees are illuminated with soft white lights, making the space feel both […]

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Review by Bethany Platanella The sun lowered behind the glittering skyscrapers of downtown Miami as my husband and I sat for dinner at Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse in South Pointe Park. The 17-acre park is a popular spot for boaters as the nearby Miami Beach Marina — roughly a ten-minute walk from S&W — has […]

Duffy’s Sports Grill

Duffy’s Sports Grill

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

        Duffy’s Sport Grill, located in North Miami Beach, is a perfect dining location for boaters. You can dock your boat for free while dining along a large dock spanning the length of this eatery. I recently caught a late lunch with a friend at Duffy’s. It’s a large restaurant with ample […]

Sea Grill

Sea Grill

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Sea Grill, located steps from slips on the Oleta River in North Miami Beach, provides both indoor and outdoor dining elegance for boaters hungry for Greek and Italian dishes. Though the wait time for a table was short when we went, reservations are suggested. A hostess soon seated my dining companion and me in the […]

Le Tub Saloon

Le Tub Saloon

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Before 2006, Le Tub Saloon was a hole-in-the-wall favorite among locals. Things changed in February of that year when Alan Richman of GQ magazine named their 13-ounce sirloin burger the best in the nation. And the rest is burger history. Located off A1A on the Intracoastal Waterway in Hollywood, the restaurant has a 150-foot dock […]

15th Street Fisheries

15th Street Fisheries

October 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s no secret that Fort Lauderdale is one of the most popular boating cities in the world. The “Venice of America” is also home to 15th Street Fisheries, a waterfront restaurant that has been serving up fresh seafood since 1978. The restaurant has an old school nautical charm, accentuated by classic maritime architecture: large panoramic […]

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