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Pelican Cafe

351 SW Flagler Ave, Under the Roosevelt Bridge, Stuart, FL 34994-2154
+1 772-283-3133
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
351 SW Flagler Ave, Under the Roosevelt Bridge, Stuart, FL 34994-2154
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Reviewed today via mobile

Have visited Stuart often but never tried this spot before. Good service. Nice place to walk along the water after lunch. Food good. Will definitively go again

Thank Shellqueen2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came with friends from out of town, there were six of us so the kids had to sit off by themselves, their table had no umbrella . . . did I mention the seating is outside . . . and it rained. I had...More

Thank Guy A
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Guy and thank you for taking the time to write your review. I’m a little confused about the umbrella which is your first point above. Did you need the umbrella for the rain or the sun? We generally take the umbrella’s down when a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came because this is listed as a pet friendly place. All the seating is outside. There is plenty of shade. The fish tacos were skimpy (2) with chips for $10.00. The fish and chips for $13.00 was fair and had fries, slaw, and two...More

Thank acielesz
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello acielesz! Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience with us. Constructive feedback is one of our greatest learning tools. I sent a note to our kitchen manager this morning and asked him to check on the fish portion...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food in my opinion was good and didn’t take to long to come out. we enjoyed sitting outside of the view with water. This is the first time we were able to get a parking spot so that was disappointing in the past.they need valet...More

Thank 721elysem
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! I’m a little confused about the parking as we have never had a valet service. There is a free tram service with several places to park around Downtown Stuart to catch it. You can look up the City of Stuart on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice little restaurant/cafe situated adjacent to the road bridge - easy to miss unless you walk or drive to that particular area. Outside seating with great view of the water leading on to the boardwalk. We just stopped for a quick drink - so...More

Thank Scene-set
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Scene-set! It almost sounds like a 5 star review. Hopefully we can get there on your return. 😀

Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place, great service and excellent food. We tried their Famous Tacos, Greek Salad, Fried shrimps, Fried Fish and their Sea Food Chowder Soup. They gave our dog water and treats! I totally recommend this place."

Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thank you very much Annie! We love our pets too! If you took a picture of your pup upload it to our Facebook page or website. We’ll be happy to share it! Linda

Reviewed April 30, 2018

Wow, this restaurant does not deserve some of the negative reviews that I am reading. If you are that picky, then go across the road to Sailors Return and spend a lot more money for your seafood and a view of boats in a marina....More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed April 26, 2018

The food was okay order the fish and chips, service was not good, never got a refill on my drink. Dining outside was nice and they had it fixed so the birds could not bother you while eating.More

Thank Kellie W
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Hello Kellie! Constructive feedback is one of our greatest learning tools. It never feels good to learn we let somebody down but it’s a gift to be able to acknowledge a mistake and fix it. We’re sorry that not getting a refill on your drink...More

Reviewed April 20, 2018

I was visiting from NY and decided on this place. It's right on the water, literally on the sand and under a bridge. The views are beautiful, ambience confortable, relaxed and fun. The food is absolutely delicious and freshest seafood you'll find. The night we...More

Thank Debcotalmt
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Thank you very much Debcotalmt! We’re happy you came to visit and we hope to see you again if you return to our little slice of Treasure Coast heaven.

Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

We ate here with 2 small children and 5 adults. The food was very good and very ample servings. We enjoyed Sitting in the sand and watching the boats and the dolphins in the distance. After we ate we took a little walk with the...More

Thank Nancy J
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Thank you so much Nancy!

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May 31, 2018|
Response from Linda D | Property representative |
Hello again! Downtown Stuart has always had a parking problem, especially in our high winter season months. The Lyric Theatre tried a valet service for a couple of years, but I don’t think it was successful. A few years ago... More
Linda G
January 13, 2017|
Response from Linda D | Property representative |
Shorts and flip flops - and a light jacket or a wrap for late afternoon and evening's.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 SW Flagler Ave, Under the Roosevelt Bridge, Stuart, FL 34994-2154
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Stuart
  • Phone Number: +1 772-283-3133
  • E-mail
The Pelican Cafe is casual waterfront dining with a beautiful wide water view of the St. Lucie River, with a soft sand beach or deck seating. We're located in the Historic District of Downtown Stuart, under the south east corner of the Roosevelt Bridge, adjacent to Flagler Park. Bring the whole family and beach toys for the little ones.Your favorite Fido can come too because we're pet friendly ALL THE TIME! We are 100% open air with umbrella's on most tables. Please check our cold/wet/windy weather status on our Facebook page as we close if the wind is blowing more than 25 MPH, it's an all day rain-out or we have both high wind and temps in the 60s to low 70s in the winter season.
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