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What to Eat in Daytona Beach

With Daytona Beach welcoming a continuous stream of diverse visitors – from families to spring breakers to auto racing fans – it's no surprise that this town caters to a variety of taste buds. Set against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean and the Halifax River, it should also be no surprise that fresh seafood (think: raw oysters and gator bites) is never in short supply.

Those kicking off a lazy day at the beach might consider one of Daytona Beach’s brunch spots – including Crabby Joe’s on the Sunglow Pier, where you can enjoy a crab cake benedict while watching fisherman walk by en route to their next catch. Later, take a break from the sand and surf at one of Daytona Beach's many ice cream parlors. Local favorites (like Cow Lick’s Homemade Ice Cream and Arcade) offer a variety of flavors and toppings to satisfy your sweet tooth. Looking for a fun way to end your day? Head over to Caribbean Jack's to soak in the sounds of live music and gaze at the gorgeous marina views over cocktails and dinner.

If you're a landlubber seeking an upscale meal in a laid-back atmosphere, check out Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse; diners say their steak is grilled to perfection. For those coming off a day at the speedway, the ribs and pulled pork at Hog Heaven Bar-B-Q rarely disappoint. This causal, friendly establishment is an absolute must during Bike Week, when you can watch bikes zoom by while enjoying your meal.

Meanwhile, fans of craft beer and artisan spirits will want to follow the Ale Trail. Start with a flight at the Daytona Beach Brewing Company, and then grab a bite at one of the food trucks stationed outside.

Find the Best Restaurants in Daytona Beach

  • #1
    Don Vito's Italian Restaurant
    #1 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3239 reviewsTripAdvisor (3239)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza
    137 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4321
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  • #2
    Chucherias Restaurant
    #2 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 565 reviewsTripAdvisor (565)
    $$ | Latin, Spanish, Central American
    101 2nd St Suite 500, The Market, Daytona Beach, FL 32117-4903
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  • #3
    Zeno’s Boardwalk Sweet Shop
    #3 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 227 reviewsTripAdvisor (227)
    $ | American
    1103 Main St, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-4229
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  • #4
    Crabby's Oceanside
    #4 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 437 reviewsTripAdvisor (437)
    $ - $$ | American, Seafood
    451 S Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-4666
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  • #5
    The Cellar
    #5 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 721 reviewsTripAdvisor (721)
    $$ | Seafood, European, Italian
    220 Magnolia Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4348
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  • #6
    Hog Heaven Bar-B-Q
    #6 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3034 reviewsTripAdvisor (3034)
    $ - $$ | American, Barbecue
    37 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-4201
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  • #7
    Ronin Sushi and Bar
    #7 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 271 reviewsTripAdvisor (271)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Sushi, Asian
    111 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4321
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  • #8
    Bay Street Seafood
    #8 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 579 reviewsTripAdvisor (579)
    $ - $$ | American, Seafood
    141 Bay St, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3233
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  • #9
    Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse
    #9 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 668 reviewsTripAdvisor (668)
    $$ | Seafood, American, Steakhouse
    100 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-4204
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  • #10
    Caribbean Jack's
    #10 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2351 reviewsTripAdvisor (2351)
    $ - $$ | American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
    721 Ballough Rd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-2209
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  • #11
    H20 Daytona Bar and Grill
    #11 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 314 reviewsTripAdvisor (314)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar
    1615 S Atlantic Ave Holiday Inn Resort Daytona Beach Oceanfront, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-4903
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  • #12
    Dancing Avocado Kitchen (daK)
    #12 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 457 reviewsTripAdvisor (457)
    $ - $$ | Contemporary, Healthy, Eastern European, Armenian, Hawaiian
    110 S Beach St, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4402
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  • #13
    Krispy Kreme
    #13 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 235 reviewsTripAdvisor (235)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    980 International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
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  • #14
    Zappi's Italian Garden Restaurant
    #14 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 604 reviewsTripAdvisor (604)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza
    128 S Beach St, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4416
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  • #15
    Daytona Brickyard
    #15 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 406 reviewsTripAdvisor (406)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Pub
    747 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3539
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  • #16
    Sessions Restaurant
    #16 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 162 reviewsTripAdvisor (162)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
    918 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-3718
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  • #17
    Starlite Diner
    #17 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 953 reviewsTripAdvisor (953)
    $ | American, Diner
    401 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-3924
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  • #18
    Daytona Taproom
    #18 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 375 reviewsTripAdvisor (375)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Pub
    310 Seabreeze Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-4028
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  • #19
    Crab Stop II
    #19 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 265 reviewsTripAdvisor (265)
    $ - $$ | American, Seafood
    933 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3566
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  • #20
    Mai Tai Bar
    #20 of 376 Places to Eat in Daytona Beach
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 351 reviewsTripAdvisor (351)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar
    250 N Atlantic Ave Suite 130, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-4177
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