If you’re looking for live music, cold beverages, and fun eats all served up with an outdoor, casual vibe, then look no further than one of these favorite Daytona Beach tropical-themed bars and restaurants.
712 Ballough Road, Daytona Beach
Cruise the scenic waterways of the Halifax River aboard Daytona Beach’s most unique tiki hut. The Cruisin' Tiki launches from Caribbean Jack's in Daytona Beach. Choose a three -hour afternoon cruise or a 90-minute sunset cruise. Bring your snacks and drinks and enjoy the views – including dolphins - while they take care of the driving.
5993 S. Ridgewood Ave., Port Orange
Located on Rose Bay, Hidden Treasure Tiki Bar and Grill serves up a full menu of flavorful lunch and dinner options complemented by specialty drinks, live music and plenty of waterfront views.
4940 S. Penisula Dr., Ponce Inlet
After climbing the 203 steps of the historic Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, stroll over to the Hidden Treasure Rum Bar and Grill. Enjoy a cold beverage and spectacular waterfront views of the Inlet, especially at sunset, as you sit beneath the twisted ancient oak tree on the dining deck.
49 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach
Kona Tiki Bar is one of the largest and liveliest tiki bar and patios in the area. Kona serves fine bistro cuisine for lunch and dinner. Located behind Grind Gastropub, enjoy Kona’s outdoor island-style deck, live music and good vibes. Voted Best Tiki Bar + Best Brunch + Best Bloody Mary's!
3948 S. Peninsula Dr., Wilbur By The Sea
Boondocks Restaurant is a hidden gem nestled along the Halifax River in Wilbur By The Sea (between Daytona Beach Shores and Ponce Inlet). For more than 40 years, it has served fresh seafood, burgers, wings and salads in a welcoming family atmosphere with dynamite sunsets. Come by boat or car or whatever ride you choose.
33 Inlet Harbor Road, Ponce Inlet
Locals know to go to Jerry’s where they’ve been serving up pizza by the slice and live music for more than 25 years.
Tiki Bars and Restaurants at Hotels
Several oceanfront hotels have casual tropical-themed huts that are open to the public, as well as their guests, including the Blind Turtle at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, Tiki Hut Barefoot Beach Bar at The Shores Resort & Spa, Longboards at Hampton Inn Daytona Beachfront, Comfort Inn & Suites Daytona Beach Oceanfront, and the Oasis Tiki Bar & Grill at the Fountain Beach Resort, among others.
Daytona Beach offers all the things that make a beach vacation so much fun — including the cooling Atlantic Ocean waters, 23 miles of white-sand beaches, and an array of family-friendly attractions. With so many options for things to do, you’ll want to make time to explore more. Start planning your trip to Daytona Beach today.