Dining Enjoy food and drinks with amazing views. Also spent time not only to make recommendations about the which we were familiar with, but invoked us about the fine program. We even got to see several of the crew ships pulling out. We parked a few blocks down and walked over. Def do it for just the experience. Great place to people watch, relax and enjoy some food and drink. Hands down the best I've had, and yep, I know some wings.
It also offers catering services, as well as surfboards, umbrellas and chairs on a rental basis. The boardwalk was good but not really great. Well I guess she was right we were. We stopped here to kill some time as the cruise ship we were on docked at the nearby Port Canaveral fo 8 hours. To be in close proximity to Cocoa Beach Pier, book a room at one of 17 hotels within 2 miles.
Bottom line here is profit. Before Westgate resorts bought the pier, it was very dated and in need of revamping. Eh expensive for what you get. Kings just off the Beach and Fall mullet run will be here before you know it- lots of fun. Before you check out Cocoa Beach Pier, grab a coffee and some treats at O Mercado Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice 5360 South Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach. Thanks guys and more bikini shots!! Yearly activities feature a variety of different events and festivals including surf competitions throughout the year! With its prime location, the Pier is always buzzing with locals as well as visitors from all over the world coming to enjoy the beautiful stretch of Cocoa Beach. And the best part is bringing your own snacks to the beach so you can enjoy that sea salt smell, and the gentle breeze.
Westgate is a tourist trap. Images and descriptions depicted may include features, furnishing, and amenities that are subject to change at any time. Westgate has also done a great job of documenting the history of Cocoa beach with pictures and murals along the pier walkway. I prefer the laid back atmosphere,not the continuous parade of people. The umbrellas do need to be adjusted for winter sun, still set up for summer sun, not maximizing shade. In advance, allow me to start with the fact that I just can't with the low rated pier reviews. Located on the Space Coast in Cocoa Beach, Florida, the Cocoa Pier, originally known as Canaveral Pier, was built in 1962 by local businessman Richard Stottler.
We still had a great time!!!!! Also, beware of the tourist trap you get sucked into. The best part was the tortilla chips and those were half stale. Shopping The Cocoa Beach Pier offers a variety of different shops available, depending on what you're looking for. Yes, this is a tourist destination. This has definitely become one of our regular stops when in Florida! Was told the kitchen was backed up, couple seated next to us sat down at 3 pm and received their meal at 3:30. Parking was initially crazy however after came back around the parking lot the second time I was able to park beach side.
Don't waste your time and just bypass that booth! Served coffee in a mug with lipstick stains on it-gross! Not impressed with food nor the pier. Shopping and Dining on Cocoa Beach Pier Shopping Shops along the Pier include The Pier Shop, Trader Ricks, Tropical Thread Boutique and Island Art Gallery. This is now an official staple of out Florida trips!!!!! Amateur and expert fishermen can spend their days with their lines cast over the 800-foot-long fishing pier trying to catch the big one! Not like they used to be. To visit a couple of souvenir shops full of crap made in China or tshirts made in the Honduras? So my advice pay two bucks for the view and save the tokens for souvenirs. As soon as we got out of the car the view was spectacular! Although this is a free beach with life guards the water is disgusting and the beach is unkempt. We ordered the crab dip which was pretty bad at best. In addition, Cocoa Beach Pier includes gift shops that sell handmade apparel and crafts.
This is definitely not an all day venue as described in advertisements. Canaveral and this site helps me decide to make the 45 minute drive from Orlando to the Port. From Rikki Tiki Tavern to Keith's Oyster Bar, Pelicans Bar and Grill. Savoury treats and drinks like smoked turkey legs, hot dogs, nachos, bottled water, fountain drinks and beer are also available for purchase from Seadogs. Parking is annoying and overpriced but the beach and pier are nice to visit. All the surrounding bars will have bands this place will have one guy with the guitar that can sing. We sat for like 10 minutes until the other server started taking the order of the people next to us who came like 15 minutes after us.
The pier has a nice assortment of restaurants and shops to visit if you are tired of laying on the beach and need a quick bite to eat and a cool cocktail to drink. Offering cucumber infused water as an option for the water service was great! Mediterranean Octopus Salad was among the best my wife and I have had. This advertising material is being used for the purpose of soliciting sales of a vacation ownership plan. . I'm so torn on this review. Can I rent Houses near Cocoa Beach Pier? Rolling back tides from Meade. Over the years the Pier has been a beloved landmark of both locals and tourists, offering front row seats for Mercury and Apollo Space Shuttle launches at the nearby Cape Canaveral.