We have 2 favorite places to eat in Cocoa, and this is one of them! Just an old school Florida bar and restaurant on the beach with some surfer vibes. Their drinks (hurricanes, buckets, and beer) have ruined us a few times. The wings are awesome, but I go here for the Fish Tacos...and they are best around. Have eaten all over their menu and never disappointed. The service just gets to be hit or miss sometimes. But our last visit nailed it with constant beer refills and being attentive.
Great place to go for cheap beer and good food. We had the Joey style wings and the fish, shrimp, and carne asada tacos. I would highly recommend coming here after a day at the beach.
Forced me to go back to my car in the pouring rain to get a mask even though Brevard county does not require masks... Then when I got inside none of the customers were wearing a mask... But they do have amazing drinks and food! Definitely try the cat 5 drink and the taco pizza!
Many a great night (and corresponding hungover next morning) has been had here. The food is really good too!
Definitely one of my favorite restaurants in the Cocoa Beach area. They have a wide array of menu items that are sure to appeal to whatever mood you may be in. The tacos are absolutely delicious, and they have a good selection of cocktails/beers. The location is also really nice, as it is within close walking distance to the beach.
Very nice place very good food and service! Will definitely go back
This is definitely a first. After abnormally slow service despite being overstaffed, the server apparently mixed up the credit cards on her bills, charged someone elses bill to my credit card and mine to their card. They apparently didnt notice and left with my card, then she took a few more minutes and gave me my bill charged to their card.Management apparently comped my bill, but that doesnt make up for how much of my time they wasted in my now needing to replace that card and reset billing to all my accounts online. Yay.
One of the must visits while in the area. Relaxed vibe, really good food (personal favorite is the tacos) and a good variety of drinks. Great for a lunch, dinner or hangout (good sports coverage).
Great game day experience. As the only Hoosiers in the house, they gave us our own TV to watch the Colts. Great game, great food, cold drinks and wonderful service!
Some of the best fish tacos I’ve ever had. I got them every way they make them and every way is delicious. We love that we can park and spend a day at the beach and just walk up for lunch and leave our beach gear. Perfect venue and atmosphere.
Amazing food and drinks. Service a little on the slow side because there were a lot of people. Over all, great restaurant. I very much recommend going.
This was our first time eating out in quite awhile... we were a bit timid, but,Sandbar is doing all the right stuff by covid guidelines. We were both impressed and comfortable and glad we finally ventured out.Now, about the food! Its ALL good. It doesnt matter what you order you wont be disappointed. The people are great and the food and drinks are even better! ️
Loved it! Great service. Live music. Amazing food and great specials. Nice location
The environment is colorful and comfy, the workers are super nice, overall my 5 stars is placed confidently.
NOT PRACTICING PROPER SOCIAL-DISTANCING - We came to enjoy a well-deserved night out for the holiday weekend, just as restrictions were loosening up for restaurants. Plenty of outdoor seating, so we felt safe visiting. We (party of 2) were given a picnic table in the corner, very comfortable but enough for maybe 8- people and the night was busy enough with waiting guests. No biggie. However, just in front was a 4-person cocktail table that within 5-minutes of us sitting (after waiting 45-minutes to do so) they placed a 13-person family there.....at a 4-person cocktail table....these guests were all drunk out of their minds, yelling while speaking, being completely belligerent. They hovered around our table, SAT at our table - not kidding!!! Actually 4 of them sat down, pretending there was nothing wrong. Our waitress didn’t do anything about it either, and we know we saw how upset we were as she took the order of the people that were SITTING AT OUR TABLE. We eventually had enough and left without eating the food we ordered. We were absolutely disgusted by the staff turning a blind eye. The manager comped the check (we didn’t touch the $20 worth of appetizers anyways, so that was a given) and apologized. Said he didn’t “think they’d do that”????. I don’t understand what you expect when you place a 13-person family at a 4-person table....Good atmosphere, good food - from what we saw - but definitely needs a lot more time to adjust to new safety standards.
This place a really fun atmosphere and great food. Id highly recommend to visitors and residents alike. This is one of the few places Id like to try everything on the menu!
Amazing food. Great staff and the owners took the time to come to our table and talk to us. Best local spot I visited in my 4 days in FL. If you are in the Coco Beach area you must go there. The monster fish platter will knock you off your feet. Thank you for the great drinks and even more amazing food
Wow! A hidden GEM!! Sandy, a little sunburned, and hungry in Cocoa Beach?? The Sandbar is the place to be!! High recommend the FISH TACOS!! I ordered them blackened and the Mrs. had them grilled! Beer is cold and the live band was the perfect way to end our beach day ! We will return!
The absolute best pick place in the Cocoa Beach and Cape Canaveral area. Amazing food, great service, perfect pricing and one of the best atmospheres. Easily my #1 favorite restaurant
Loved the atmosphere and the food!! Great vibes all around.
Awesome food!! World famous wings Best burger ever,you gotta try it!!!And great service.
Very good selection of good food at reasonable prices, always has specials or promotional deals if you want to be on a budget, very cool environment excellent staff. Great locale where the 520 meets the beach see you there!
Very cool spot to hang have some drinks and some great food. The staff is very helpful and on top of all of your needs. A special thank you to Tes for making my fiance and myselfs night so special. The live band really jammed ......
You can hear the ocean, eat a variety of foods, drink & dance. We had a great time checking it out on a Saturday. Def plan to go back.
Health department should visit. No Distancing, staff stops you at the door to tell you to wear a mask after they pull there’s on as you walk up. Not a clean place, sanitizer is a joke, no kitchen staff in gloves or mask, but they are in dirty clothes look like they slept on the beach. CDC this may be a Hot Spot
Awesome!! Enjoyed the atmosphere for Taco Tuesday and the food was fabulous as well as our lovely server, Jenna, a true delight. Yummy drinks too!!
Very friendly and wonderful customer service driven staff. I am glad to be back home after spending 20-1/2 years in Oregon. Tasty food I havent seen in a long time. Thanks for the culinary treats of alligator and conch fritters. They are both yummy. You have to try these when stopping in this colorful establishment.
We came into this place for dinner. From the outside, it doesnt look like much, but appearances can be deceiving. Once we walked in, we were pleased to find that the space is a lot larger than it looks from the outside and had a great atmosphere. I tried to make a point to remember our servers name, but its slipped my mind. She was friendly and attentive throughout our meal and Ill definitely add it in an update if I recall it.My boyfriend and I chose to share a pizza steak which is a sliced steak sub with pizza sauce, pepperoni, mozzarella, plus you can add other pizza toppings. We added mushrooms. It comes with a side of fries. We also ordered chips and salsa as an appetizer.The chips and salsa were good. The salsa definitely seems to be made in house and had a nice kick to it. The pizza steak was really good and they even cut it in half and put it on separate baskets with fries for us which was a nice touch. Half was plenty for both of us and we both enjoyed it. Our friend ordered a burger and was happy with it as well. They were setting up for open mic night while we were there. It seems like it would be a fun place to hang around and have some drinks and there were other menu items that sounded good so Id definitely go back.
Would normally give this place 5 starts.My husband and I loved coming when we lived in Florida, so when we were visiting we had to make a stop by which was probably a year and a half since the last time.Husband was very happy with the shrimp tacos as always.I always get the giant house salad in the tortilla bowl BUT youve started frying the tortilla bowl?I never thought Id end with more grease on my plate ordering a salad than I would if I ordered a side of fries. The tortilla was literally dripping in grease.
My family and I were in Cocoa Beach for a week on summer vacation. We got tired of the tourist trap restaurants with overpriced mediocre food at the port and decided to see what else was available. We stopped by Sandbar for dinner and they kept us well fed the rest of the trip. Great atmosphere, great staff and awesome food and drinks. My personal favorite was the chicken nachos. Well priced authentic Cocoa Beach restaurant. See you guys again on our next trip to Florida!
Food especially fish tacos the best .my only wish is that the bar was more socially distanced
Excellent service and great prices. And good food.
I went to Sandbar on 8/29 for my 21st birthday. I had a party of 15, most of us on separate checks. We all ordered food and drinks. The food and drinks were delicious however the waitress gave us extra drinks that nobody order and refused to take them back so we drank them. When it came time to pay, the waitress messed up everyones ticket, gave us extra tickets we didnt even order( on top of the drinks that we didnt order). We tried to tell her but she told us someone has to pay it, and to top it off 3 of us got double charged. I messed up on not keeping my receipt so I could call them back and get a refund. Unfortunately I will not go back there.
Just another bar severing your basic lager beers...... Food is what to be expected. Best thing it has going is the location. Be prepared to sweat also.
I first came here in 2012 and have had an amazing experience every single time since. First of all you simply cannot come and enjoy Cocoa Beach without stopping by to try one of their hurricanes. Food is excellent and the gator tail and fish tacos should be the first things to try. Various specials and entertainment every night makes for a fun and festive environment. A must try establishment in Cocoa Beach.
Delicious food with a great variety! The fish tacos are a specialty along with the gator tail. A spot for visitors and locals alike! Live music on weekends and sports on TVs throughout the restaurant/bar.
Wow! Wow! Wow!! This place had all the typical draw of the well established beach bar. That beach smell, lots of memorabilia on the wall, large fruity drinks and patrons in bathing suits because it is right on Cocoa Beach. We were really hungry so we sat and ordered lunch. When the food came, it was AMAZING!! We ordered the fish tacos... which they are known for... and they were very tasty with a large piece of fish that cooked just right and fresh greens. One of us got the Seafood Stew in a bread bowl... Yummy! Another got a salad in a huge spinach taco shell with all fresh ingredients! We loved this find and will certainly visit again! YUM!!
Food was delicious and hot. My pizza was amazing and made by hand. I got the carnivore. We also ordered 2 of the 42 oz mega drinks with the keepsake glass...they were delicious. My wifes fish sandwich was ok...she ordered 2 buckets they were good and fruity.
Good food. Sometimes bands are a bit to loud to talk but the entertainment has always been good.
Me and my family definitely will be back. Great selection of food, everything tasty, kids friendly ( till 10pm). And they also have delicious desserts
Phenomenal!Excellent Service, Price, Atmosphere, Variety, Bar and Food Balance. Lots of seating and multiple bars. So beautifully done.Having not sat down inside in almost 2 months this couldn’t not have been a better experience.Date Night was a success.Thank you wonderful staffSupport your local businesses!!
Changing my review to 5 stars because we went twice on our 3 day vacay. The first time was out of this world delicious. We had our kids coming on the last day and wanted them to try a couple items we loved. Unfortunately they were out of the Calamari Fries and a few other entrees we tried to order. We love the atmosphere and the food is tasty. We will be back.
Catfish Po boy sandwich was really good. The fish was more than twice as big as bun. I had to get a box before trying to eat. Cut in half and still had hard time just eating half. It was really good, made my tummy happy, French fries great as well.
Great atmosphere and pretty good food. The shrimp and Carne asada tacos are the best but dont recommend the chicken taco
Taco Tuesday, enough said! Beers and the best tasting fresh fish tacos in the area for just over $2 each!
Great food and great location. We parked in the lot across from the restaurant and were able to walk to the beach after lunch. Its a great spot to take a break and grab a drink. Food was not inexpensive but it was very good. They were accommodating for kids and had a good variety of kids meals. Drinks were cold and well portioned for the price, we made several trips back. We will definitely be back on our next beach visit.
Great food! Great service! Enjoyed watching ball game and atmosphere.
Cute little place on the beach with awesome servers and great prices .
Love the Sandbar!!! It has good food and drinks and the prices are very reasonable!
Very clean and professional service. They took our temperature before we went in, and the sitting was taking social distancing serious. I felt very safe there, and the food as usual was excellent.
Love this place. Food is always good and service is great!
I love this place! It has a great beach vibe. I love the nachos! The food is priced well and they have live music.
My daughter and I popped in here after a day on Cocoa Beach. Fabulous food,people ,and vibe! If you hit Cocoa Beach , make darn sure you stop in to the Sandbar!
Very, very good.Excellent customer service and very attention.
Our tacos were really tasty! Far exceeded my expectations! Our server was great and the service was fairly fast!
My two favorite drinks a Long Island iced tea and a Bloody Mary with a side of shrimp and some fish and those delicious French fries yum yum good
One of my favorite bars in cocoa beach ️ Heather, Logan, Nate & Tess are the best!! Always the best service :)
I cannot wait to get back there. Thursday nights are the best. Service is ALWAYS 5 star. Karaoke is fantastic and fun. In fact Ive never had a bad experience there. PERFECT!
Cute place didnt eat there just browsing.
As always they do a great job food drinks atmosphere
Wings and beer are awesome. Cool place
I gave it 1 star because I cant give it ZERO.Met at the door by a temp taker (no problem) and was told that I needed a mask to enter.2 people who were friends of the girl entered 1 second ahead of me with NO masks.Inside the bar NOBODY was wearing masks, of course, you cant drink and eat with a mask on.Ill never go back#HERD IMMUNITY#NO MASK
The host was not pleasant at all, didnt smile, wasnt friendly. Acted like she hated her job. We walked though and walked right back out. The cold welcoming definitely set the stage.
I liked the atmosphere.... Had the fish tacos and they were great!
5 star all the way! Great food and drinks! Go Steelers!
Good food, good drinks, nice outdoor area, reasonable prices, outside music, fun place, right on the beach. Been coming to this door since 1962
The signs say best fish tacos and the really are not lying! SO GOOD!
Great place with fantastic food and service. Nice specials also.
Ive been a local at this bar since 21 years old. Ive always loved the laid back vibes and being close to the beach. I remember having one of the best slices of pizza in town here when I was younger. I still to this day enjoy a slice of pepperoni and a cold beer. I would highly recommend stopping by Sandbar to come hang out with the locals
Our last night before we go back to North Carolina and we decided to come here. Peyton was super nice! Our food was great and came out super fast! :) totally recommend this place!
The Sandbar is the best. They have great food and beer at low prices. There are only 6 parking spots in the main lot. So if you go on the weekend from Presidents day to Memorial day it will cost you $10 to park in their lot across the street, but you can park there all day and have beach access. This is a photo of the beach in front of The Sandbar.
Wao its a great place to visit beautiful out side and inside very nice beautiful ppl they treat you very nice a very friendly place food snacks and evetything else is wonderful
It was fun and the tacos were amazing! Our waitress was very nice and helped us a lot with picking which tacos to eat. Drinks were great and the atmosphere was payed back and surfy lolol
Love the atmosphere. Great shrimp tacos.
Service was excellent. Fish tacos were delicious as promised and impressively fresh. Our server recommended the level 5 hurricane and she was absolutely correct. Fantastic visit. Will be back!
Good music bands, decent drinks and good selections .....
Good vibe to watch yankees acting the fool... GET THAT BURGER
Food was really good there chicken parmasian sandwich was great there fish tacos also really nice and the upper deck over looks the beach which i loved
Great food and great, laid back atmosphere, however the staff really hustles for you. I have never liked fish tacos before, but the ones here were incredibly delicious. Just spicy enough but not too spicy. We tried all three. There was no overwhelming fish taste. It was incredible fish flavor.
This is one of A1A Outdoor Centers recommended bars and restaurants. We love this place and our customers do to!
The food was amazing and if you go on a fishing charter they offer catch and cook.