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“Uniquely Awesome!”

Fat Kahuna's Beach Side Grille
Ranked #1 of 166 Restaurants in Cocoa Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $35
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: FAT KAHUNA'S RESTAURANT, AWARDED 2014 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE Recognised as a Top Performing Restaurant as Reviewed by Travelers on the World's Largest Travel Site Enjoy a beautiful Tropical atmosphere with Breezy outdoor seating and a gorgeous Ocean view. Indoor seating offers a cool, air-conditioned getaway, with soft background Hawaiian music and tasteful Island decor. Our wrap around bar and full screen television provide an entertaining twist with non-stop surf footage, friendly staff, and a taste of Aloha.... Straight from Hawaii. IMPORTANT** If Map Questing us please use following address: 2 Minutemen Causeway Cocoa Beach........ We are RIGHT NEXT DOOR literally 10 steps west of that address! Aloha
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Food is fabulous! Try to Tempura green beans! Grilled chicken is to die for and the shark is life changing!

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1  Thank Crowagent
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

Not sure where to start here, small space...casual vibe, then the personnel hit you with a feeling of welcome and hospitality that leave you wanting to eat in the hopes that the food will match the loveliness of the people. The owner is top notch, totally genuine and conversational...the wait staff are incredibly friendly and obviously proud of the culture that the restaurant has created, as well as its product...which brings me to the best part. I am a burger snob, cheeseburgers are more than just my favorite guilty pleasure and I rarely walk away from eating one with a feeling of total contentment...not the case this lovely evening! It was hands down the best burger I have ever had, never mind the Gorgonzola fries, or the mango coleslaw, that burger changed my life. The key lime pie is other worldly as well....best place in Cocoa, cannot wait to get back.

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1  Thank SamuelPolis
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

First off this is a samll, unassuming place at the corner of paradise and sand! It is a block off the beach and frsh into greatness. We were in the neighborhood and in searching Trip Advisor decided that a stop at the FK was in order. It didnot disappoint. From the location, to the decor and especially our server, Nikki, it was top flight. Put down what you are doing and go there.

We started with a nibbler of corn chips and hummus. What a treat as it was fresh made and the black olives lend a Mediterranean kicker that can't be beat. For an appy we had the Tempura Mushrooms that sizzled. Hot, fresh and light it was almost a crime to eat them. Sprinkled in a savory sauce and served with a side of secret dipping sauce it started the meal down the road of no return. We were hooked.

Our dinner entrée was a delight. I had the Blackened Chicken Taco with fresh greens and a combo of sauces that made this an unusually savory treat. Skip adding the salsa and eat as is. The side of Coconut Rice was innovative as it was tasty. The black beans added a spot of dark colour and heft to make this a great meal.

My wife had the Blackened Shrimp Kabob and it was devine. Six plump shrimp done to perfection in a host of grilled veggies made this a colourful, healthy meal with a beautiful look, taste and feel. The Pineapple Mango Cole Slaw was a cool and sweet kicker for a great meal. It could stand alone as it's own side dish. Get it!

Finally, because everything was fresh made, scratch prepared we did something we don't usually do... ordered dessert. We were not disappointed. The Key Lime Pie was tart, fresh with the perfect crumble to the crust and my favourite add on chocolate! You must save room for dessert.

This is a great stop for lunch or dinner. What better way to spend at the beach? Sun, fun, friends and good, wholesome fresh food. Bravo!

Aloha!

1  Thank Chip1978
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Reviewed May 17, 2013

More expensive then shown but worth every penny. You must try it. The shrimp were out of this world. Everything was wonderful.

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Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

You HAVE to try this place!! It is top notch for not a lot of money... How unexpected!! :-) first of all Dewey (the owner ) took our drink order, what a delightful surprise!! What a wonderful person in the 5 minutes of talking to him! How nice to be greeted by the smiling faces and "Aloha" when you walk in! We ordered the coconut shrimp per his reccomendaton, AMAZINGGGGG!!! You have to get these! :-) Then I got a burger and my husband got the mahi mahi sandwich it was too die for! The best fish sandwich we ever tasted! My burger was nicely made and high quality juicy beef! Thank you thank you trip advisor for the high reccomendation! :-) Ps we are going back for lunch Tomorrow!

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1  Thank Jupoda22
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