Written by Kristen Schmutz
Belden Communications News
If you are looking for a casual waterfront dining experience while exploring everything Port Canaveral has to offer, then you are in luck with Fishlips Waterfront Bar and Grill.
Located off Glen Cheek Drive across from Exploration tower sits Fishlips Waterfront Bar and Grill, a two-story restaurant that houses tons of food and fun.
Fishlips Waterfront Bar and Grill General Manager and Owner Michael Schwarz spoke to Belden Communications, News Editor Kristen Schmutz outlining the effects the COVID-19 Pandemic had on the Port and its locally owned businesses.
"With everything open, besides cruising, most people don’t know that the Port Businesses are open,” said Schwarz in an interview. “Everyone is up and running."
The waterfront Bar and Grill offers plenty of fun dining options with casual waterfront dining downstairs plus a covered patio, indoor sports bar, and sun deck with Tiki bar upstairs.
“We’re still adhering to CDC guidelines and recommendations with masks and socially distanced tables,” Schwarz said during the interview.
The Waterfront dining experience offers exceptional food, cold drinks, and a heck of a view of Port Canaveral. From the Port's fishing fleet to Submarines and even rocket launches, you will never know what kind of waterfront dining experience you'll get.
“Ninety percent of our seats have a water view,” said Schwarz.
Fishlips offers Daily Happy Hour Specials Monday through Friday 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., with $2 Domestic, $3 Well, and $3.50 House Wines.
Wednesday nights are Thinkin' and Drinkin' Trivia with DJ Josh, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Live Local Entertainment plays Friday and Saturday starting at 4 p.m. playing contemporary music, while Sundays are "Reggae Sunday," 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with a Mimosa Brunch offered 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Weekly chef specials made with fresh seasonal ingredients are always an option along with Fishlips’ Banquet Menu for parties.
Fishlips Waterfront Bar and Grill. is open seven days a week, Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Take the time to stroll through Port Canaveral and make Fishlips Waterfront Bar and Grill your next stop to Eat. Drink. Laugh. Repeat. As Mike Schwarz likes to say "from hot burgers to cold beer, fresh fish to fine wine - we've got something here for everyone!"