Top 10 Restaurants in Port St. Lucie

Port St. Lucie has a global restaurant scene that is sure to provide plenty of variety to be explored. In this list, we’re going over some of the best restaurants in Port St. Lucie, and their top recommended menu items.


Tutto Fresco

This Italian restaurant serves both authentic dishes like carpacio, and the Italian American dishes that are so familiar, such as veal Parmigiano. The décor of the restaurant gives an old Italy vibe, with lots of Tuscan red and blonde stucco styled walls.

Must-Try Item

The Beggar’s Purse: pasta filled with pear and goat cheese in a white truffle cream sauce.


Thirsty Turtle Seagrill

This laid-back spot has a classic beach bar atmosphere, with well placed tropical décor and bar tables. The menu specializes in seafood, but also offers standard bar fare like burgers and wings.

Must-Try Item

Conch Fritters: fried conch meat with peppers in a seasoned batter.


Tavola’s Pizza

This Italian-style pizzeria is fully committed to its surf vibe; “tavola” is Italian for “board,” as in surfboard. The airy, just-stepped-off-the-pier environment is pleasant, but what makes this spot great is the high-quality fresh ingredients. They even have free delivery if you feel like staying in.

Must-Try Item

The Old Country Pizza: garlic Parmesean base, thinly slice prosciutto di parma, sliced roma tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil with a drizzle of balsamic reduction.


Berry Fresh Café

This farm-to-table spot uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients to build a menu that would impress anyone. This is a great place for brunch, a healthy bite, and vegans and vegetarians. It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Must-Try Item

Stuffed French Toast: varieties include strawberry, blueberry and bananas foster, and the seasonal pumpkin cheesecake.


Fernando’s Dockside Grill

This restaurant serves incredible authentic Mediterranean and Portuguese cuisine. The atmosphere of the restaurant reflects this, especially on the patio, where tables are set out on the sandstone brick, overlooking an inlet from the sea.

Must-Try Item

Salmon Madeira: Grilled filet of Atlantic salmon, topped with honey almonds, served over grilled pineapple, drizzled with Madeira wine balsamic reduction.


Goma Japanese Restaurant

Don’t be fooled by this unassuming location; Google reviews rate this the best sushi in Port St. Lucie. The sushi is always fresh and delicious, and the service is kind and welcoming.

Must-Try Item

Monkey Roll: eel, avocado, cream cheese, tamago, with plantains and sesame.


Lola’s Seafood

This spot specializes in the New England style seafood they trace their roots back to. The décor gives the space a rustic fish market vibe, with metal buckets, rustic style wood floors and lots of natural light. Come here for a casual bite.

Must-Try Item

Fish & Chips Basket: battered cod and what many reviewers called “the best french fries ever.”


Babalu’s Cuban Café

This modest mom-and-pop restaurant serves up authentic Cuban food that wows the masses. People come for the food, but they keep coming back because they’re treated like family.

Must-Try Item

The Cuban Sandwich and a Café con Leche.


Machu Pichu

If you’re seeking culinary adventure, head to this Peruvian restaurant, which serves up “wild and flavorful food” according to a local guide. Space is limited, so reservations are recommended.

Must-Try Item

Mofongos: a fried plantain dish, smashed and fried with salt, garlic, and chicharones or bacon. Served with a fried meat and a Peruvian sauce.


Kyle G’s Seafood & Steaks

This upscale restaurant is a little east of Port St. Lucie, at Jensen Beach. The location provides spectacular oceanfront vistas, and the restaurant provides award winning dining experiences. This is the place to celebrate a special event, or to impress a date.

Must-Try Item

Florida Grouper: fresh jumbo blue crab, asparagus, braised shallot, bernaise sauce.


Port St. Lucie has a vibrant culinary scene that has more to offer than can be tasted in one visit. Make this Florida town home to explore the full experience; view our new homes for sale in Port St. Lucie.



Contributed to Your Home blog by Elliott Rowzen

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Published 11.27.19

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