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“Awesome!”
Review of The Fat Snook

The Fat Snook
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Ranked #4 of 170 Restaurants in Cocoa Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: We are a casual beachside restaurant packed with a tremendous passion for fresh, local seafood, top quality seasonal ingredients, hand selected boutique-style wines and craft beers from across the world. Since opening in May of 2007, The Fat Snook has been dedicated to supporting local purveyors; Which has enabled us to showcase some of the finest ingredients Florida has to offer.
Merritt Island, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Awesome!”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

My husband and I made reservations for Valentine's Day at this restaurant and were beyond impressed. Definitely a 5-star restaurant yet with the casualness we enjoy. They offered a fix menu on this particular holiday, quite understandable due to the volume of reservations I'm sure they accommodated. We weren't aware of this when the reservations were made and upon our arrival weren't certain if we would happy having no say so about our dinner choices, however, every course was outstanding and no corners were cut. An option of wine pairing with each course was offered, which we decided to partake in never having done it before and were in awe. The restaurant is very intimate feeling, quite relaxing and tastily decorated. We have been there on previous occasions to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries but we both felt they out did themselves for the Valentine Dinner.

  • Visited February 2014
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Can anyone say pretentious?”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

Not at all what we expected. We thought we were going into a Florida seafood restaurant, instead we found a small-town theater act with people playing at being an exclusive high-end restaurant. Sorry if that seems harsh, but we loved the food, felt the chef cared, but everything about it was so fake and disingenuous that we really had to leave as soon as we were done. What the place really needs is a good outside consultant to recreate the atmosphere.
Average rating for the food, one-star for the atmosphere.

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank GohanMikan
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01230
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Superb!”
Reviewed March 22, 2014

Excellent service with a great wine selection and top of the line cuisine! I highly recommend this one of a kind eatery.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank RichCerv
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“I'm particular and the fat snook is for real”
Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Found this on trip advisor and confirmed through other reviews. We travel and know a good restaurant when we find it... Especially with 4 kids in tow. While not a kid restaurant per se, the kitchen accommodated young palates with fresh pasta and chicken. Meanwhile, the adults enjoyed sophisticated Thai inspired and Florida fresh seafood. I don't care where you are from or what you claim to have enjoyed in the past... This is a great place.

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Thank Denise B
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Bethesda, Maryland
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Tasty Treat”
Reviewed March 19, 2014

Terrific food - nicely prepared and presented fish....the wait staff seemed a little pretentious with the descriptions, but certainly enthusiastic...and the food lived up to the menu sales pitch

Visited March 2014
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