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Murdock's Southern Bistro

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600 Brevard Ave, Cocoa, FL 32922-7826 (Formerly Murdock's Bistro)
+1 321-633-0600
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As noted in other reviews the restaurant can be noisy. We ate on back patio that where more than average number of smokers were there, including smoking staff outside kitchen. Food was so-so. Nothing special. Service was poor as back patio was under staffed. Too many good places to eat in Cocoa to go back.

Thank Ralph C
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fried chicken is to die for. So are the jalepeno cheese grits, pot roast and pullled pork. One of our favorite restaurants in Cocoa Village.

Thank David R
Mount Dora, Florida
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had six people at the table and we shared a lot of dishes. Everything was good but the lobster bacon mac and cheese was the bomb! Appetizers and drinks were great. Nice selection of draft beer! I looked at the menu and wanted something from every section!

Thank Jimgonka
Palm Bay, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here. The atmosphere and service were great, but the food was average. Not impressed with food, but would definitely return for drinks outside or at the bar.

Thank cvanalstine
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety on the menu. Sweet potatoe fries were the best I've ever had. The shrimp and sausage po boy was wonderful. Cuban was good.

Thank Claire M
Cocoa, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know that a business is good when a lot of the locals go there! It's a great place to hang out, eat & listen to great music on certain nights.

Thank finsup464
Savannah, Georgia
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151 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went Thursday night for the seafood crab boil, and got an awesome night of blues, too. The crab boil was good, lots of crab, shrimp,mussels,sausage,corn and potatoes. Served steaming hot with melted butter. Messy, but yummy. Also get a side salad with it, not a bad deal for under $20. Murdocks has a great menu, lots of variety. And with... More 

Thank RedpepperPam
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Murdocks casual atmosphere is great to relax, toss back a few, maybe dance later at night when the music is rockin. Good food.

Thank Nancy B
Merritt Island
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Not too many places allow you to have your loved pet with you. Well this place does! They even are thoughtful enough to bring a bowl of water for them. The food is very well prepared and mostly comfort food. They have a great variety and good drinks as well. Thank you for being pet friendly....

Thank orl1jmd
Inverness, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Flatbreads, mac&cheese, burgers, chicken fingers, soup all really, really good. Every time we visit cocoa, this is our lunch favorite..

Thank Thomas M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Brevard Ave, Cocoa, FL 32922-7826 (Formerly Murdock's Bistro)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Cocoa
  • Phone Number: +1 321-633-0600
Located in Historic Cocoa Village a few blocks from the Indian River, Murdock's Southern Bistro offers a Southern inspired menu with full bar and live music with a Key West vibe.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?