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Restaurants Near Hollywood With Waterfront Views

The most scenic spots in the city to eat by the water.

Do you love to visit beaches and spend time swimming in the ocean? Then, you won’t regret visiting Hollywood, Florida, and seeing gorgeous waves and white, sandy beaches.

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Another name for Hollywood is Diamond of the Gold Coast due to the brightness and shine of this warm and inviting city where new residents continue moving in.

After spending the day kayaking and swimming in the ocean, you’re likely to get hungry. If so, you should check out the numerous waterfront restaurants in Hollywood, Florida.

Do you love seafood and crab? Then my list of the best waterfront restaurants in Hollywood should satisfy your cravings. You can grab lunch or dinner at one of these spots.

When I visited these restaurants on my trip, I loved trying the shrimp, lobster, fish tacos, clams, and salmon for my lunches and dinners.

Best Waterfront Restaurants in Hollywood

  1. GG’s Waterfront
  2. Billy’s Stone Crab Hollywood
  3. Tiki Tiki
  4. Taverna Opa
  5. 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar and Grill
  6. Latitudes Restaurant
  7. Juniper On The Water

Once you’re done sunbathing at the beach, check out one of the best waterfront restaurants in Hollywood, Florida. Let’s get started!

GG’s Waterfront

606 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019
Phone: 954-929-7030
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You can find GG’s Waterfront restaurant right near a beach, a few bars and grills, and a resort known as Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort.

This is a fine dining restaurant founded by restaurateurs Dan and Lise-Anne Serafini and has been around for the last 30 years providing delicious meals for locals and visitors.

The Executive Chef Anthony Sea is experienced in Southern French cooking and high-end seafood.

Here, I loved tasting the Chilean Sea Bass with its baby bok choy and jasmine rice. The jumbo shrimp cocktail was also delicious and had a great kick to it. After spending a day at the beach, you’ll love this fine dining experience.   

Billy’s Stone Crab Hollywood

400 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019
Phone: 954-923-2300
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You’ll find the Billy’s Stone Crab Hollywood restaurant right by a greek eatery, a tasty liquor store, various lodgings, the Taco Beach Shack, and a private school.

This is a truly elegant and outstanding restaurant with gorgeous ocean views. I loved watching the boats floating by and the sun setting over the water.

I tried the crabcakes as an appetizer and the Norwegian salmon fillet for my main course for dinner. I paired this with a glass of Chardonnay and enjoyed every sip with every bite.

Here, you can also get some fish tacos for lunch with sweet potato fries. You won’t regret visiting this fine dining establishment.

Tiki Tiki

6200 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019
Phone: 954-927-9560
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The Tiki Tiki restaurant is located near a condominium complex known as the Rennaisance on the Ocean, along with several lodgings for vacationers and the Intercoastal Waterway. In this eatery, you can enjoy some brunch, as well as lunch or dinner.

When I visited here for a weekend brunch, I loved munching on the banana bread with honey and sipping on the cappuccino.

When I came here for lunch another day, I adored the grouper tacos with their pico de gallo. I also split the sweet coconut shrimp with my best friend.

If you’re looking for a more laid-back and casual atmosphere, then the Tiki Tiki restaurant is a great spot for you. They also offer takeout and even a dockside pick-up by boat for customers that want to enjoy their food at home.

Taverna Opa

410 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019
Phone: 954-929-4010
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Taverna Opa is a restaurant near a souvenir shop called Hollywood Paradise, as well as multiple other eateries and hotel spots.

This particular restaurant is perfect for those who love Greek food. Taverna Opa is all about love and family, with the staff delivering the celebration all guests deserve.

In Hollywood, Florida, Taverna Opa serves a delicious lamb burger for lunch that I enjoyed.

When I came here for dinner on the weekend, I munched on the grilled chicken breast with lemon potatoes and loved the stuffed grape leaves as an appetizer.

This restaurant also provides catering for those looking to throw a dinner party.

5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar and Grill

1112 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019
Phone: 954-874-4444

This bar and grill restaurant belongs to the Margaritaville Beach Resort. The eatery is located near other restaurants and hotels and the Stranahan River.

This is an excellent place to hang out since it also provides live entertainment Wednesdays through Saturdays from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Sundays from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

When I grabbed lunch at the 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar and Grill, I adored the seared spicy tuna and the fish and chips for my main course.

I sipped on a Blood Orange Margarita while watching the waves. The key lime pie was a sweet and tasty dessert perfect for finishing off my meal.

Latitudes Restaurant

2501 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019
Phone: 954-924-2202
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The Latitudes restaurant is located near a watersports rental store, several hotels, an apartment complex, a beach resort, and a beach with a famous Broadwalk. When I visited the Latitudes eatery, I enjoyed the avocado toast with two sunny-side-up eggs.

On another day, I tried the Belgian waffle with softly whipped cream and sweet berries. I also heard great things about the smoked salmon platter from my close friend.

This is an excellent place for casual dining after you’ve had a long stroll on the popular Hollywood Boardwalk.

If you’d rather grab a lunch of burgers or a salmon wrap, you can do so at the Latitudes restaurant while listening to live music from noon to 3:00 pm on the weekends.

Juniper On The Water

1975 S Ocean Dr, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
Phone: 954-544-3370
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Juniper On The Water is located near a yacht club, several condominium and apartment complexes, a beach, and a park. This restaurant focuses on providing high-quality food and excellent service.

I tried both their brunch menu and their dinner courses. I absolutely loved trying the lobster eggs benedict for brunch with a tasty mimosa. On the side, I had some perfectly roasted potatoes and fresh fruit.

When I went here for dinner, I had so much fun sharing the seafood paella between my friends and family. You won’t regret visiting Juniper On The Water!

Final Thoughts

Now that you’ve gone through this list, you should know the perfect waterfront restaurant to visit in Hollywood, Florida.

You’ll have your choice from fine dining to casual eateries. You can choose seafood, Greek food, and delicious breakfast meals.

Are there any other restaurants where you had some tasty food when visiting Hollywood, Florida? Then leave a comment below, and I’ll take a look next time I’m in Hollywood!

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Written by Rocco Smith

Rocco is a recent graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor’s in Editing, Writing, and Media. With seven years’ experience in the restaurant industry as a cook, server, bartender, and more, he is deeply passionate about intertwining his fondness for food with his love of language.