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The Fat Snook
We are a casual beachside restaurant packed with a tremendous passion for fresh, local seafood, top quality seasonal ingredients, and 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.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
Rock Shrimp Poutine
fontina and roasted poblano mornay, white cheese curds, rose onions
Coconut Lobster Bisque
Roasted Beet Salad
red and gold beets, artisan greens, orange supremes, papaya, goat cheese, macadamia nut truffles, papaya seed vinaigrette
A small, fine-dining experience. The service is very good, and they certainly try to make it seem 'upscale'. But the main method of doing so seems to be by raising the price of everything. The table was nothing special, just a small square table out in the open with average chairs. For that price point I would have liked a good booth or some separation from other diners. The meal(s) were good, professionally presented - but not excellent - and a bit salty for my taste. I also like my store-bought $13 wine better than their skinny $50 bottle. It wasn't a 'bad' experience, but it wasn't 'great' like the bill suggests it should have been. Also, despite the cool name the menu is very limited and you won't find snook there.
That shrimp and scallop dish is a must - very New Orleans!
Great food and great experience as always.
Had a wonderful meal!
Food and service was outstanding. The only improvement would have been some music playing and room a little cooler.
Our meal at The Fat Snook was quite possibly the best meal I have ever had! My girlfriend and I went to celebrate our anniversary and one after the other, each item we selected was incredible.
We would highly recommend the duck! Truly an fantastic meal with classy service and a fun vibe.
Most amazing food!!!!’ Everything, absolutely everything was spectacular and outstanding! We very much recommend every foodie to give it a try and we most certainly be back very soon!
The Fat Snook is hands down best restaurant in Cocoa.
The Chef is amazing.
They have put great effort into Covid safety.
One thing, I do wish they had cocktails. Beer and Wine only
I visited to celebrate a friends Birthday. We had an amazing meal and excellent service. I’ve visited several times before and am never disappointed. I would highly recommend.
Amazing food, can’t wait to eat there again!
Fantastic starters that blended well with the main course
Food was great, service was great, overall experience A+
The server was awesome. I told him it was a special occasion and he did it right. All of the servers did. He gave us a corner table which I requested, he gave us plenty of time between courses, he explained all the entrees with great details including the apps and desert. After we finished I paid and he said no rush leaving as he waited after they were closed. Good job to all. Thank you.
The coconut bisc and crab appetizer was not what I expected. I'll pass next time. The entrees saved the review and meal. I also thought they served liquor and was disappointed they do not. Great random date night. If you want to sit inside, call ahead and double check.
It was our first time and we will recommend and return.
Louis always treats us especially wonderful!!
Food was amazing
The food is fresh , creative and delicious. The service is always perfect . The only downfall is that they keep it quite warm in the restaurant.
The food was prepared expertly and presentation was incredible! We had three different dinners and they were all fabulous!
It just wasn’t amazing food. We had heard some much about it. It fell short of all expectations.
The best food we've had in Cocoa Beach! Absolutely delicious fresh food with amazingly creative presentations and impeccable service. We will definitely be back!
I've heard amazing things about the fat snook so my expectations were high, food was OK, nothing special, paid $100 for 2 drink 1 mediocre app, a lobster BLT (smallest portion of lobster I've ever seen) and the hubby's dinner had maybe 4 shrimp 😕 will not waste anymore money here
Waitress was not at all friendly. Made us feel as though we were inconveniencing her by being there.
We dined here 2 years ago and our meals were ah-mazing. We were expecting the same when we made this a definite must during our recent trip to the area during the COVID-mess. However, we found our food choices a little less satisfying on this visit. The bisque was extremely salty and the brussel sprouts seemed a little under-cooked. They also were delivered to our table a good 10-15 minutes before our entrees and we had ordered them as a side dish. Service was very considerate when we arrived but eventually we had to ask for refills on drinks after flagging down our waitress. It is always a sign of poor service, in my book, if you attend nearby tables but put your head down when you pass mine. We always tip Well for good service--but not so much when we have to ask for it. We will think twice before returning.
Great dining experience, and awesome service. For beet lovers, I definitely recommend the beet salad, the key lime pie was amazing.
Amazing! Food was excellent! Service was amazing as well!
Excellent food and excellent service! Atmosphere is relaxed yet intimate. Highly recommend!
The Fat Snook is one of our top 3 fine dining establishments. We went on Sunday as it was our wedding anniversary. The food was its usual excellence but the service was below our expectations. Cases in point: Our waitress didn't know which side of the place setting to place a requested fork. With about a quarter of our bottle of wine remaining (I had refilled our glasses previously) she assumed that my wife wanted to finish the bottle, never asked "May I pour you some wine" but just emptied the remaining contents of the bottle in my wife's glass and whisked away the bottle and chiller.
I had the shrimp and grits which were excellent; however they were served in a deep bowl which made extraction challenging (they should have used a standard-sized soup bowl (such as the ones in which they served our salads) and they should also have provided a soup spoon instead of just a fork and teaspoon.
That being said, we will go back.....but they'll be on our "watch list" as we really do expect better service from a premium establishment.
Absolutely my fave local spot for fresh fish and a great meal . Casey our server was outstanding !
Hidden gem in Cocoa Beach...a must try. Food, service and ambience was great. Had the bulgoki, duck and grouper...all prepared perfectly! Key lime pie for dessert..delicious!!
Service was excellent food was geeat
First time at The Fat Snook but it won't be our last. Special birthday occasion. Food was very good, and it gave us a chance to show our daughters a little finer dining that our usual restaurant choices. Everybody enjoyed their meals, ending with a birthday candle on the dessert.
The food was very good. The wine list is a very expensive.
Always an excellent evening. Food is creative and perfectly prepared. Wait staff knows their menu and very professional. Thank you, it made my husband's birthday very special.
Food was nicely presented, but lacked flavor, lacking complexity; too conservative for the price and amount of menu choices.
This was our second visit to Fat Snook, both times on our wedding anniversary. I make my way around the kitchen in a gourmet way, although it's a bit pricey for me it's worth every penny, because I understand the work involved to create what they do with the food, service and ambiance that their staff creates.
Always delicious. Always great service.
Nice welcome test from Chef
Unique combination of flavor
Definitely coming back
They made a great effort to keep us comfortable. They did a temperature check when we came in and the staff had masks on.
The food was excellent. The grits were unforgettable! They also gave us a nice card for our anniversary.
The staff was wonderful and very knowledgeable about the food and drinks.
The Fat Snook offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (321) 784-1190.
The Fat Snook is rated 4.8 stars by 578 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.