Best Restaurants in Daytona Beach

Known as the "Original American Beach," Daytona Beach proves its restaurants serve much more than hamburgers and apple pie. The beachside destination is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines with an ocean of options for NASCAR fans, motorcycle enthusiasts or sandy-toed beach bums to chow down after a day of fun in the sun.

From seaside grills to riverside taverns, international delicacies to fine gastronomic affairs, Daytona Beach's dining scene has something for everyone, regardless of your budget or appetite.

Racing's North Turn Beach Bar and Grill

Sitting on the exact location where racing history began in Daytona Beach, the beachside restaurant and museum sports indoor and outdoor seating, nightly live entertainment and a diverse menu of seafood, pasta, beef, sandwiches and wraps.

31 Supper Club

Specializing in fine American fare, 31 Supper Club features a true craft menu and atmosphere including creative cocktails, alfresco dining at the outdoor Havana Bar, decadent entres and plush surroundings.

The Chart House

This waterfront seafood house offers an enormous salad bar, mahimahi, a mixed seafood grill and other options from the sea. The Cobb salad is formidable. There's a wine list.

Top of Daytona

Twenty-nine stories above Daytona Beach, diners enjoy items such as stuffed quail, roast pheasant and New York strip. There's an early-bird menu from 4 to 6 pm.

Riptides Raw Bar & Grill

A 12-foot shark greets guests as they enter the beachside eatery where surfers' pictures and surfboards along with authentic images from Daytona past and present deck the walls.

Kale Cafe Juice Bar & Vegan Cuisine

Sourcing produce and ingredients including organic tofu, wheat, corn and carrots from local businesses and organic farmers to create gourmet vegan meals, natural desserts and fresh juices. A regular calendar of events promotes healthy eating through monthly cooking classes for adults and youth.

The Cellar Restaurant

Serving upscale Italian cuisine with a fine dining atmosphere in the historic home of President Warren G. Harding, the intimate bistro features exquisite food and a lengthy wine list.

Chucherias Hondureñas

A cozy fusion restaurant of Central American, Caribbean and Spanish food made with fresh ingredients and imported cheese and sour cream from Honduras making for an authentic and flavorful experience.

Brickyard Lounge and Grill

This race-themed joint is decked out in a checkered-flag motif and sports a menu is heavy on steaks, wings, sandwiches and some of the best burgers served on Daytona Beach.

Crabby Joe's

Located at the end of Sunglow Fishing Pier, Crabby Joe's specializes in fresh seafood and cold beer. There’s a seafood combo sampler with steamed mussels, shrimp and snow crab legs. Other entrées of the steamed and fried varieties fill out the list.