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Pelican Cafe

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Service
Value
Atmosphere

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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $20
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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meals, features, about

Location and contact

Menu

STARTERS & SHARES​
$4.25
Freshly Made Potato Chips
W/malt vinegar aioli
$6.95
Beer-Battered Onion Rings
W/remoulade sauce
$9.95
Conch Fritters with Cajun Remoulade
$9.25
Calamari with Marinara Sauce
$8.95
Chicken Tenders (Plain or Tossed in Wing Sauce)
$12.50
Angus Beef Short Rib Turnover with a Sweet Red Onion Marmalade
$14.25
Crab Cakes, Jumbo Lump, Cajun Remoulade
$9.95
Mrs. Peter's Fish Dip Tomato, Red Onion, Jalapeno, Crackers
A local favorite
$13.95
New Zealand Green-Lipped Mussels, Garlic, Lemon, White Wine Butter Broth
Chicken Wings (Mild, Medium, Hot)
FROM THE GARDEN​
$11.95
Flagler Avenue Caesar Salad
Grilled or blackened chicken, parmigiano-reggiano croutons, homemade caesar dressing
$14.95
Greek Salad
Grilled or blackened shrimp, artichokes, red onion, kalamata olives, roasted red peppers, portobello mushroom, feta cheese
$11.95
Krueger Creek Salad
Grilled or blackened chicken, green apple, mandarin oranges, candied walnuts, feta cheese
$11.50
Southern Fried Cobb Salad
Crispy chicken with crumbled bleu cheese, bacon, tomato, egg, avocado
$4.95
House Salad
Tomato, cucumber, red onion, cheddar jack cheese choice of dressing
FROM THE SEA​
$11.95
Blackened shrimp $+2.30
Almost Famous Fish Tacos
Blackened white fish with black bean and corn salsa, lime sour cream, lettuce, tomato, cheddar jack cheese served with choice of side substitute blackened shrimp
$14.95
Tropical Mahi
Blackened, topped with pineapple salsa served with vegetables and rice pilaf
$14.95
Coconut Mahi
Served atop fries with sweet Thai chili sauce
$15.95
Hand Battered Fried Shrimp
Served atop fries, cocktail sauce or tartar sauce
$11.95
Fish and Chips, British Style
Beer battered cod, French fries, malt vinegar and tartar sauce
$14.95
Fish and Chips, Floridian Style
Hand battered mahi, French fries malt vinegar and tartar sauce
$16.95
Mediterranean Mahi
Sautéed with kalamata olives, artichoke hearts, capers, tomato, garlic and white wine served with vegetables and rice pilaf
$17.95
Bay Scallop and Shrimp Scampi
Garlic herb white wine lemon butter, served over linguine
BURGERS & MORE​
Served with choice of one French fries, potato chips, cole slaw, fresh fruit, rice or vegetable
$8.95
Cheese $+0.50
Bacon $+1.50
Sweet potato fries $+1.95
Onion petals $+1.95
American Burger
Lettuce, tomato, red onion
$10.95
Sweet potato fries $+1.95
Onion petals $+1.95
Cowboy Burger
Cheddar, bacon, onion petals, barbecue sauce, lettuce, tomato
$10.75
Sweet potato fries $+1.95
Onion petals $+1.95
Black N Bleu Burger
Blackened, topped with blue cheese, lettuce, tomato
$11.95
Sweet potato fries $+1.95
Onion petals $+1.95
Smothered Burger
Grilled onions, portobello mushrooms, provolone, lettuce, tomato
$9.75
Sweet potato fries $+1.95
Onion petals $+1.95
Caribbean Chicken Burger
All-white meat chicken, jerk seasoned, pineapple salsa, lettuce
$9.95
Peppers $+0.50
Sweet potato fries $+1.95
Onion petals $+1.95
Philly Cheese Steak
Grilled onions, provolone
$9.95
Sweet potato fries $+1.95
Onion petals $+1.95
Chicken Quesadilla
Grilled​ chicken, onions, peppers, cheddar jack cheese, salsa and sour cream
$8.95
Bacon $+1.50
Sweet potato fries $+1.95
Onion petals $+1.95
Jumbo Hot Dog
Half-pound, foot long, angus beef dog red onion, cheddar jack cheese
$13.95
Sweet potato fries $+1.95
Onion petals $+1.95
Short Rib Hoagie
Beer-braised short rib, provolone, sweet red onion marmalade
HAND HELDS​
Served with choice of one French fries, potato chips, cole slaw, fresh fruit, rice or vegetable
$9.50
Portobello Wrap
Grilled portobello mushrooms with roasted red peppers, red onion, tomato, provolone cheese, balsamic vinaigrette
$13.95
Crunchy Mahi Rueben
Hand breaded mahi, cole slaw, thousand island, swiss cheese on grilled rye bread
$10.25
Club Wrap
Roast turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, cheddar jack cheese, honey mustard
$9.95
Chicken Caesar Wrap
Grilled or blackened chicken, romaine, tomato, parmigiano-reggiano, homemade caesar dressing
$10.95
Citrus Fish Wrap
Grilled or blackened white fish, avocado, pineapple salsa, romaine, citrus vinaigrette
$8.50
Wheat
Multi grain
Rye
Tuna Salad or Tuna Melt Sandwich
White​ albacore, lettuce, tomato, choice of bread
$9.95
Chicken Sandwich
Grilled or blackened, grilled onions, provolone
$13.95
Mahi Sandwich
Grilled, blackened or fried, lettuce, tomato, tartar sauce
$14.95
Crab Cake Sandwich
Jumbo lump, grilled, lettuce, tomato, cajun remoulade
KIDS​
Children 10 and under served with choice of French fries or fruit
$4.95
French fries
Fruit
Grilled Cheese
$5.25
French fries
Fruit
Chicken Tenders
$4.95
French fries
Fruit
Macaroni and Cheese
$5.95
French fries
Fruit
Fish and Chips
$5.95
French fries
Fruit
Mini Corn Dogs
$7.95
French fries
Fruit
Fried Shrimp
SIDE ITEMS​
$2.25
French Fries
$3.50
Sweet Potato Fries
$3.25
Fresh Fruit
$2.25
Cole Slaw
$2.25
Rice Pilaf
$2.25
Vegetables
$2.95
Side Salad
DESSERTS​
$4.95
Homemade Key Lime Pie
$3.95
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great spot! It's a little out of the way but well worth the ride. You can choose to either sit on the 'beach' (a sand area) or in the troll section (the deck under the bridge). Either way it's a unique dining experience....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank drfrenchman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the beer selection to be very good, and were especially happy to see that some of the drafts were local. The sundeck was a lovely place to sit and view the river and surprisingly, the underside of the bridge was very clean. They...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank suzanne m
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for your review Suzanne! Yes, the birds are always interesting especially to our northern friends who have never seen the beautifully Ibis or other large Florida species. We’re glad you enjoyed your visit. Maybe next time we will do even better...More

Reviewed November 16, 2018

On the St Lucie river, nice views. Outside they have tables in the sand (brought in - not a beach) that you can kick off your shoes and enjoy the meal. Food is very good (I had the grouper Rueben - delicious). A very low...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Globalroadwarrior13
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

Hello Globalroadwarrior13 and thank you for your comments. Maybe next time we’ll do an even better job and get that one missing star! Our sand is quite different from beach sand. It’s actually Florida Department of Transportation quality sand. So it doesn’t stick to your...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Quaint and hidden get away restaurant with great service and good, fresh and tasty cuisine. The setting for this essentially outdoor café is relaxed "Jimmy B" mode. Can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Dog friendly and you are surrounded by river board walk...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank panther19822017
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hello Panther and thank you very much for your 5 star review! We appreciate it very much! Linda

Reviewed October 30, 2018

Yes, the view, the ambiance, the whole setting is lovely . But service was terrible. We arrived around 11:45, not many people there at all, but we waited a very long time to order, get our food and pay the check. We both had burgers....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marie C
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Hello Marie and thank you for your comments. We were aware of the service issues and that particular server was new and is no longer working at the Pelican Cafe. I’m sorry that you didn’t like the style of our home made potato chips or...More

Reviewed October 20, 2018

We decided to try the Pelican café after we saw it during our river walk last year. We were giving our choice of tables and most of them can face the river. The menu has a large choice of items to order and I got...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank orangeman13
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you very much orangeman13! Maybe we can get that one missing star on your next visit! 💕

Reviewed October 18, 2018

Four of us enjoyed an afternoon eating and drinking here o the deck. The food we all had was very good, service wonderful and prices reasonable. We certainly will be going back to enjoy the outdoor atmosphere along the St. Lucie River.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank westce65
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Hello westcd65! Thank you very much! We hope to see you again soon too! Kind regards, Linda

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a great outdoor restaurant right on the river almost under the bridge. Tables on the sand, visiting Ibis’s, soft breezes, and a wonderful menu-both food and beverages make it a relaxing place to spend some time. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank frankp776
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you very much Carolyn! ❤️

Reviewed August 27, 2018

I've been here several times, especially when they have musicians performing, or on their full moon event, everytime, it's been enjoyable. The staff is always courteous and attentive. The food is good. But just being able to see outdoors by the river or under the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Writerguysd
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you very much Writerguysd! We appreciate it very much!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Relax on the sand filled beach. Enjoy the cool breeze while sampling great food served by happy people. Entertained by contemporary live music. Full moon a must. Weather sensitive

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 676vince7
Linda D, Owner at Pelican Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you very much 676vince7! We appreciate it?

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721elysem
May 31, 2018|
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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
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Linda G
January 13, 2017|
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Shorts and flip flops - and a light jacket or a wrap for late afternoon and evening's.
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